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Highway 101 hole prompts ODOT to call in geologists

Oregon Department of Transportation officials have called in geologists Thursday to take core samples of a hole on southbound Highway 101 in Otis.

Newport man charged with manslaughter in driving death of Waldport woman

A Newport man has been arrested on manslaughter charges following the driving death of a female passenger from Waldport Saturday evening near Newport.

Traffic in Lincoln City not taking Labor Day off

Northbound traffic on Highway 101 has been bumper-to-bumper for most of Sunday as scores of vehicles are on Lincoln City roads for Monday's Labor Day national holiday.

Child pedestrian mildly injured in crash in Siletz

A young pedestrian suffered minor injuries at approximately noon Monday after being struck by a driver in Siletz.

Lincoln City Police to conduct pedestrian safety operation

Lincoln City Police will conduct a pedestrian safety operation Monday, Aug. 19, on Highway 101 between N 10th and N 14th Streets to raise pedestrian safety awareness.

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office child safety seat blitz

Lincoln County Sheriff deputies will be on the prowl for motorists failing to provide proper safety seats for kids Aug 19- Sept. 1, as part of a statewide effort to enforce traffic occupant protection.

Highway 18 reopened following fires near Grand Ronde

A fire at Jim's Trading Post in Grand Ronde and nearby brush fires stopped traffic on Highway 18 Wednesday, but ODOT says traffic is flowing again as of 5 p.m.

Toddler in stable condition after being struck by truck while camping

A 2-year-old girl is in stable condition with leg injuries after being struck by a truck pulling a travel trailer Monday morning at Mooshine Park in Logsden.

Letter: Too many crosswalks on Highway 101

Can anyone explain the thought behind putting excessive crosswalks on Highway 101?

Motorists reminded to move over for stopped emergency vehicles

Every day, law enforcement officers and emergency workers put their lives on the line to save ours. Even a routine traffic stop has become risky business.

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What COVID-19 “High Risk” means for Lincoln County

Oregon Health Authority officials increased Lincoln County's COVID-19 risk level Tuesday, moving it into the high-risk category and with it a new list of rules to follow.

December is now upon us

I truly believe that even in the face of all that this year has thrown at us, that we are fortunate to have family and friends we can count on to help us get through difficult times.

Oregon reports 1,233 COVID-19 cases, 24 new deaths

COVID-19 has claimed 24 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 936, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday Dec. 1.

The best hunt ever

There’s a reason they call it the Bull’s Bag, an unexpected five-mile coil in the Siletz River that confounds rookie drifters and appears on a map like the scrotum of an elk. It gets worse.

K9 ‘Ghost’ to join Sheriff’s ranks

Lincoln County Sheriff's newest operator is K9 Ghost, a two-year-old German Shepherd who is slated to undergo training and certification to join the team in 2021.
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