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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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Seeking Redemption: Former Lincoln City Mayor opens thrift store

Former Lincoln City Mayor Don Williams has opened a charity-funding thrift store to fill a void Goodwill created upon closing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Black Belt teaches women’s self-defense in ‘dangerous’ Lincoln City

As a female in one of Oregon’s most dangerous cities, Tiffany Richards would be the wrong woman to pick on in an empty parking lot — one of the places where women are often assaulted.

Lincoln County Jail inmates to receive free tablets with no internet

Lincoln County Jail staff will have a new tool to supervise inmates and help them gain basic life skills with a new tablet program designed to reward good study habits and keep offenders out of custody.

Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman 150 miles off Newport shore

The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman Tuesday from a 63-foot commercial fishing boat operating about 150 miles offshore from Yaquina Bay, Oregon.

Bridge work will close West Devils Lake Road

A section of NE West Devils Lake Road will be partially, then fully shutdown while Stayton-based contractor, HP Civil Inc., replaces a bridge, causing detours to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital.