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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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Courser claims ag abandoned by Schrader

The suddenly-tight race in the fertile U.S. 5th District could hinge on Oregon family farms and rural communities slammed by pandemic and wildfire, claimed the challenger to a six-term incumbent who has severed his official ties to agriculture.

Courser braces Schrader over law and order stand

Mounting the biggest challenge ever to an entrenched incumbent, Congressional candidate Amy Ryan Courser this week drew a stark battle line between her and six-term representative Kurt Schrader over law enforcement in the U.S. Fifth District.

Lincoln County discusses waiver of fees retroactively for wildfire victims

Lincoln County government met Monday to discuss possibly waiving construction fees for victims of the Echo Mountain Complex Wildfire and may do so retroactively to Sept. 8. 

Newport K9 team discovers commercial quantity of meth

Newport Police Officer Hayden Randall and his partner, K9 Nero, were responsible for discovering a commercial quantity of methamphetamine during a routine traffic violation...

NWS issues freeze warning for North, Central Oregon Coast

National Weather Service Portland issued a freeze warning Sunday night for the North and Central Oregon Coasts for 1-10 a.m. Monday.
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