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Combat Veteran and Taft sports star join forces to form detailing duo

Twenty-two-year-old Lincoln City local Joe Salsbery didn't know much about detailing cars and trucks when he started his own detailing business, Pit Crew Inc., back in November 2017.

Samaritan’s coastal hospice team achieves first step in Veterans’ partnership

Military veterans have unique physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual needs that can impact their end-of-life care.

How Veterans Day and “the draft” are related

World War I officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed in France over a century ago on June 28, 1919. However, the fighting ended seven months earlier when a temporary cessation of hostilities, or armistice, between the Allied Nations and Germany went into effect on “the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month” of that year.

Lincoln City WorkSource office to resume weekly veterans outreach services

The Lincoln County Veteran Service's Office will resume Lincoln City outreach days at the Lincoln City WorkSource office beginning Wednesday, Sept. 4 from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Staff shortage forces closure of Lincoln City Veterans Outreach Worksource Office

Due to a recent staff shortage, Lincoln County Veterans Service Outreach  has been forced to suspend all outreach days at the Lincoln City Worksource Office until further notice.

Women Veterans Day to be celebrated in Oregon for first time

For the first time in Oregon history, Gov. Kate Brown has declared June 12 as Women Veterans Day.

Lincoln County Veterans Services Office updates hours

The Lincoln County Veteran Services Office has updated its hours of operation in both Newport and Lincoln City.

Honor the fallen on Memorial Day

Memorial Day isn’t about sales or events. It’s about people fighting and dying so you can be free. People choose to join the military and put their lives on the line so you can enjoy freedom. Sometimes they don't come back alive and we honor them with Memorial Day. 

Online directory of statewide Memorial Day events now live

Want to know what Memorial Day events are being held in your area?

County Approves Lease For Veterans Service Center

Last week the Lincoln County Board of commissioners approved a lease between the Curry Family Trust and Lincoln County for property located at on SE Bay Blvd in Newport for a Veterans Services office.
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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.