Saturday, July 11, 2020


Planning Commission

Local business owners’ input sought on future signage options

The City of Lincoln City recently passed two Ordinances (2019-14 & 2019-15) making amendments to the City’s sign regulations. In doing so, City Council directed staff to provide all businesses in the commercial zoning districts with this letter identifying the changes and summarizing the future work program relating to signage.

Reception planned for outgoing planning director Townsend

Retiring Lincoln City Planning Director Richard Townsend will be honored Friday, March 8, for his longtime service to the community.

Sehmel to replace Townsend as Lincoln City Planning Director

Lindsey Sehmel of Gig Harbor, Wash., will replace retiring longtime Lincoln City Planning and Community Development Director Richard Townsend, effective Jan. 1.

Lincoln City senior planner named Oregon’s Planner of the Year

The Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association will honor Lincoln City Senior Planner Debra Nicholson as the state’s planner of the year.

Vision team’s development plan tabled at City planning meeting

In the end, the Commission voted unanimously to postpone making a recommendation to the City Council regarding adoption of the plan.
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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.