Saturday, July 11, 2020



Bigfoot returns for wildfire season

The Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal’s Bigfoot: Believe in Fire Safety campaign is returning for the 2020 wildfire season, asking Oregonians to protect their communities by preventing wildfires.

Nothing to see here: Planned slash fires announced

Lincoln County Emergency Management has issued a community notice on behalf of the Oregon Department of Forestry concerning a series of controlled slash burning operations taking place Wednesday, Dec. 11.

Yard debris burning allowed starting Sept. 19 for Lincoln County

The Lincoln County Fire Defense Board and nine fire protection agencies are opening burn season Thursday, September 19 due to recent rain and precipitation in the forecast.

Confession: Gleneden Beach Christian Church set on fire

Investigators have determined Gleneden Beach Christian Church was deliberately set on fire Sunday, Sept. 15 as the alleged arsonist turned himself in to authorities.

Cigarette butt causes fire, evacuation at Lincoln Woods Apartments

A fire Thursday forced the evacuation of all residents of a building at Lincoln Woods Apartments on NW 34th Street with no injuries reported. 

Highway 18 reopened following fires near Grand Ronde

A fire at Jim's Trading Post in Grand Ronde and nearby brush fires stopped traffic on Highway 18 Wednesday, but ODOT says traffic is flowing again as of 5 p.m.

Lincoln City firefighter Blacketer’s mother killed in Siletz residential fire

Recently retired local firefighter George Blacketer's mother died Monday evening in an accidental residential fire in Siletz.

Statewide fire season officially takes effect on all ODF protected lands

Fire season is officially in effect on all Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) protected lands.

NLFR extinguishes SUV blaze at RV storage

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue sent two trucks to put out a vehicle fire at 23rd St. RV & Boat Storage around 11 a.m. today.

Yard debris burning season to close Monday in North Lincoln County

Yard debris burning season will close Monday in North Lincoln County due to unusually dry conditions and low precipitation and re-open when fall rains...
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Oregon FBI goes virtual with ‘Teen Series’

Portland's FBI field office has launched an online learning experience for students designed to let them explore the world of law enforcement.

Lincoln City Police officers arrest identity theft suspects

Lincoln City Police Officer Hayden Tolzman responded to a report of possible identity theft by a male and female at the Shearwater Inn, Sunday, July 5, that led to a foot chase, taser deployment and a stolen gun.

Most restaurants and bars in Oregon following COVID-19 requirements

Oregon Liquor Control Commission inspectors swept across Oregon over the Fourth of July weekend and checked 800 businesses for compliance with social distancing requirements issued by Governor Kate Brown.

Biplane soars through space and time

In the skies over Depoe Bay and Lincoln City, a modern-day barnstormer in an open-cockpit biplane is giving passengers a journey through space and time seldom found at the soulless tarmacs of modern airports.

DA says Clark County Seven did not commit bias crime

Seven Clark County men were recently arrested in Lincoln City for illegal fireworks, yelling racial slurs and using Nazi salutes to harass a black family on Independence Day, prompting the Lincoln County District Attorney to issue a statement about the incident.