Thursday, September 28, 2023



Local business owners intend legal action over transitional housing deal

Lincoln Woods Apartments and Ashley Inn & Suites owners continue legal efforts to challenge a recent conditional use permit granted to the City of Lincoln City.

Motel Voucher Program created to protect homeless from coronavirus

Lincoln County Commissioners working in concert with Coastal Support Services and Grace Wins Haven, have created the Emergency Motel Voucher Program to protect Newport and Lincoln City homeless populations from the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Local restaurateur to provide food for underserved Lincoln City students

Grill 1646 owner Dan Clanton will be redirecting his resources to make hotdogs and "PB & J's" for homeless students who will be unable to get free meals due to a recent statewide K-12 school closure.

Joint venture with warming shelter goes awry

A rift between nonprofits tasked with helping Lincoln City's homeless population has led to the firing of recently merged staff and the termination of an agreement with a church for a warming shelter.

Transitional housing: Helping Hands meet-and-greet at City Hall

The City of Lincoln City hosted a meet-and-greet with the public for Helping Hands Reentry Thursday, Jan. 30, where CEO Alan Evans gave a presentation on the structure and functions of homeless outreach services and transitional housing.

Who looks after Lincoln City’s “unvetted” homeless population?

Although I genuinely support any well-intentioned attempt the city takes in acknowledging its responsibility to provide shelter of any kind for its homeless population, I can't help but note the huge difference between the support that the city recently gave to the Helping Hands

Apartment and hotel owners hire attorney over City’s transitional housing deal

An apartment complex and neighboring hotel have joined forces to hire an attorney in an attempt to stop the City of Lincoln City and nonprofit homeless outreach service provider Helping Hands Reentry from developing transitional housing on Highway 101.

A Lincoln City homeless Christmas miracle

Members of the Lincoln City church community and local government have come together to support a warming shelter at First Baptist Church just ahead of a week of predicted cold weather over the Christmas holiday.

Lincoln City Warming Shelter gets new home

Lincoln City's homeless will benefit from services from the Lincoln City Resource Center & Emergency Warming Shelter (LCWS) at a new location at 4488 NE Devils Lake Blvd. starting Sept. 1.

Warming Shelter opens doors due to frigid temperatures

The Lincoln City Emergency Warming Shelter is open tonight through Monday and possibly beyond due to a cold snap that has hit the Central Oregon Coast.
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