Tuesday, December 1, 2020


Warming Shelter


Joint venture with warming shelter goes awry

A rift between nonprofits tasked with helping Lincoln City's homeless population has led to the firing of recently merged staff and the termination of an agreement with a church for a warming shelter.

A Lincoln City homeless Christmas miracle

Members of the Lincoln City church community and local government have come together to support a warming shelter at First Baptist Church just ahead of a week of predicted cold weather over the Christmas holiday.

Special Report: City of Lincoln City to close deal for transitional housing

The Lincoln City City Council has been working on a $750,000 deal with Helping Hands Re Entry for the last 10 months to bring transitional housing to Lincoln City.

Planning commission narrowly votes in favor of warming shelter permit

Planning commission officials voted 4-3 Tuesday to approve a conditional use permit to allow a Lincoln City warming shelter to operate for three months when temperatures drop to 40 degrees or winds exceed 50 mph.

Planning Commission to rule on warming shelter as conditional use

Lincoln City's Planning Commission heard from a capacity crowd at City Hall Tuesday night about the pros and cons of having a warming shelter operate for three months under a conditional use permit in north Lincoln City.

Lincoln City Warming Shelter gets new home

Lincoln City's homeless will benefit from services from the Lincoln City Resource Center & Emergency Warming Shelter (LCWS) at a new location at 4488 NE Devils Lake Blvd. starting Sept. 1.

Warming Shelter opens doors due to frigid temperatures

The Lincoln City Emergency Warming Shelter is open tonight through Monday and possibly beyond due to a cold snap that has hit the Central Oregon Coast.

Lincoln City Project Homeless Connect innovates

Lincoln City's Project Homeless Connect (PHC) 2019 was held at the Lincoln City Resource Center & Emergency Warming Shelter Thursday morning with multiple county services showing up to serve the homeless.

Warming shelter to host series of community outreach events

The Lincoln City Resource Center and Warming Shelter will host the first in a series of outreach events on Thursday, Jan. 24, marking the start of a new partnership with Lincoln County.

Warming Shelter mitigation plan – Patrick Alexander

At its Nov. 26 meeting, Lincoln City Council issued an emergency declaration, allowing our group, the Lincoln City Warming Shelter, Inc., to operate a severe-weather shelter from Taft Hall through March 31, 2019.

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High Wind Warning issued by NWS

National Weather Service Portland has issued a High Wind Warning Tuesday from seven a.m. until three p.m. for the Central Oregon Coast.

City seeks to fill multiple volunteer vacancies

The City of Lincoln City needs to fill over 20 vacancies left by outgoing volunteers for various committees and boards.

“Glaring” distinctions divide Congressional candidates

In the last day of what many voters feel is the critical election of their lives, the hotly-contested race in Oregon’s U.S. 5th District is poised on the glaring differences between two Congressional candidates — gutsy challenger Amy Ryan Courser and her six-term opponent, Kurt Schrader.

November 3rd looms closer at last

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