Friday, July 23, 2021




Vehicle strikes multiple pedestrians in crosswalk

A black Volkswagen struck a family crossing Highway 101 shortly after noon Sunday, sending multiple people to the hospital.

Deer struck, dies on Highway 101

A young deer was struck by a car on Highway 101 in Taft shortly after 1 p.m. Thursday, prompting a man to restrain and pet the animal until it died.

Police use grant funds for crash course on pedestrian safety

Lincoln City Police will be on the lookout for drivers failing to stop for a decoy pedestrian between SW 5th and 1st streets, from noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 21.

Lincoln City Scooters: ‘Bird’ is not the word

Citizens of Lincoln City noticed electric scooters on Lincoln City sidewalks Wednesday, but city government did not agree to the company's pitch Monday.

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.

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