Friday, July 10, 2020

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Lincoln City: Business, backpacks and a brush fire

A busy Saturday in Lincoln City featured local business owners reactions to facemasks and sales, beachgoers turning out in droves and a brush fire brought to heel by the fire department.

Retired Kusz enters next chapter

Longtime North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District Captain, safety expert and video producer Jim Kusz retired from fire service Friday, and took the time to give an exclusive interview about tsunamis, the Covid-19 coronavirus, his four-decade-spanning safety career and working with Chicago Bears Coach Mike Ditka.

Vehicle recovered from Salmon River one month later

A vehicle driven into the Salmon River Jan. 22 -- the subject of a dramatic rescue -- was removed a month later, Feb. 22, by a coordinated effort of multiple first responders.

Free award-winning disaster class teaches preparedness

If you've ever wondered what to do during a zombie outbreak or asteroid strike, then Oregon Coast Community College's "Disaster Preparedness for the Pacific Northwest" class is for you.

Christmas toy drive helps needy families

North Lincoln Fire Rescue and Eagles Lodge No. 2576 are partnering once again to bring Christmas to those in need with their Christmas Basket toy drive.

Local firefighters sent to battle California’s Kincade Fire

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue sent a Type 6 engine as part of a Lincoln County strike team to aid in combating the Kincade Fire in Sonoma, Calif. 

Kusz suspended as NLFR public information officer

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District Captain Jim Kusz has been suspended from his position as NLFR Public Information Officer following his recent retirement announcement and will no longer be releasing information to media.

NLFR Safety Captain Kusz announces retirement citing ethics concerns

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District Captain Jim Kusz announced his upcoming retirement at Wednesday's fire board meeting citing ethics and safety concerns.

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.

VIDEO: Stolen Salem Toyota 4Runner burned, left in Devils Lake

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue and Lincoln City Police are investigating a burned out Toyota 4Runner stolen from Salem and left in Devils Lake at Holmes Road Park early Thursday morning.
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Biplane soars through space and time

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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.