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Special Olympics fundraiser basketball game nets over $4,000

Two teams comprised of Newport and Taft 7-12 players blazed up and down the hardwood Thursday night in Lincoln City to raise money for Special Olympics Oregon Lincoln County, with all athletes scoring at least once.

Tiger colored water at Taft High 7-12

Reports on Facebook and tips sent to Homepage Friday concern orange colored water coming out of school faucets at Taft High 7-12 with students being warned not to drink or wash their hands with the water.

New welding program sparks donation

The need for more and varied career and technical education programs in Lincoln County has never been clearer than it is today.

Taft grad Adams reaches the fences with Tampa Bay Rays

As the World Series winds down in Houston, Taylor Adams stands in the on-deck circle a thousand miles away on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Taft High 7-12 reacts to ninth-grader’s death

Saying a memorial for students and staff to pay tribute to freshman Bear Reyes is being planned for next week, Taft High 7-12 reacted Wednesday to Tuesday's death of the student-athlete.

Taft sophomore aims for title of Miss Teen Oregon

Sixteen-year-old Athena Bosman, a Taft 7-12 sophomore, was recently named Miss Lincoln City Teen USA and is headed to Mt. Hood Community College in January to compete in the Miss Oregon Teen USA pageant.

Lincoln County Schools will ShakeOut Oct. 17

Lincoln County School District schools will participate in The Great Oregon ShakeOut at 10:17 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17.

Annual librarian meeting teaches teachers

The Oregon Association of School Libraries (OASL) held their two-day, annual fall conference at Taft High School Friday and Saturday, with close to 200 teacher librarians and support staff in attendance.

LCPD arrests juvenile for threatening social media posts

Lincoln City Police detectives arrested a juvenile Friday over social media posts concerning a threat to Taft High 7-12 after the school reported the posts to law enforcement.

Tough tests await Tigers with 2019 Friday Night kickoff set

A brutal schedule is nothing new to the Taft High football team -- but playoff aspirations are -- and confidence abounds as the Tigers prepare to open the season Friday at Voris Field against perennial power Harrisburg.
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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.