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Hiatt retrial ends with not guilty verdict

Modified: Saturday, Nov 22nd, 2014
NEWPORT -- A nine-woman, three-man jury came back with a not guilty verdict in the case of Scott Van Hiatt, who was charged with criminally negligent homicide after a car accident last year.
While driving a pickup truck on May 14, 2013, Hiatt hit pedestrian Richard Swanson, 42. Swanson was walking on the southbound side of Highway 101 near Lincoln
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Yaquina Bay Bridge reopened to traffic

Modified: Friday, Nov 21st, 2014
NEWPORT -- Yaquina Bay Bridge has been reopened in both directions.
The bridge was closed Friday afternoon because of a traffic accident, the Newport Police Department said.
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Accident closes Yaquina Bay Bridge

Modified: Friday, Nov 21st, 2014
Yaquina Bay Bridge was temporarily closed as emergency responders worked an accident.

According to the Newport Police Department, an overturned vehicle cut off access to both lanes. The accident occurred shortly before 3 p.m. Friday.

There were no reported injuries and the bridge reopened at 3:45 p.m., according to the police department.
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Pow-wow wows crowds

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- The rhythmic beat of Native drums and the piercing chants of Native singers rose and fell in a convention center auditorium last Saturday where more than 800 people gathered for the 37th annual Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indian Restoration Pow-Wow.
Amid the pulsing cadence, young and old alike -- attired in buckskins and beads, feathers and face
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Lawsuit claims Taft High staff failed to protect students

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- The Lincoln County School District is facing a $5 million federal lawsuit, alleging that school officials failed to protect a developmentally disabled boy from being sexually abused by another student.
The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Eugene on Tuesday, and states that the abuse occurred while the plaintiff was a student at Taft High
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Hiatt retrial enters third day

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
NEWPORT -- A scuff mark on Highway 101 in Lincoln City where a soccer trekker was hit and killed by a vehicle has surfaced as key evidence in the retrial of the motorist charged in the incident.
The mark was discovered inside the fog line in the 6300 block of Highway 101 where Richard Swanson was seen walking shortly before
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Maiming of gulls continues around Waldport

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
WALDPORT -- The malicious maiming of seagulls in and around Waldport is happening again.
The incidents, where gulls have been impaled with darts, have been going on for about six months.
The injuring of area gulls was thought to have stopped, as no new incidents were reported in recent months. However, it now appears the abuse is an ongoing problem.
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Changes made to Yachats vacation rental standards

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
YACHATS -- When it comes to updating vacation rental standards, it has been a long, ongoing process for the city of Yachats and its residents.
After nearly a year of talks about possible changes to the standards, the Yachats City Council approved a new ordinance, complete with changes, at their November meeting.
Changes included updated terminology and new provisions for
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Toledo approves medical marijuana dispensary ordinances

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
TOLEDO -- Emotions flared as opponents of Toledo's proposed medical marijuana dispensary zoning and licensing ordinances fought to get the city council to vote no.
The council approved both ordinances Wednesday evening during a meeting in filled council chambers. It voted 4-1, with councilwoman Jackie Kauffman objecting, to approve Ordinance 1357, a zoning amendment relating to the regulation of medical
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Newport Fishermen’s Wives to file federal lawsuit

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
NEWPORT -- The Newport Fishermen's Wives are expected to file a federal injunction next Tuesday in an effort to stop or delay the U.S. Coast Guard from decommissioning the Newport Air Facility in mid-December.
Details of the Newport Fishermen's Wives lawsuit won't be released until it is filed at U.S. District Court in Eugene, but the Port of Newport's Board
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McCabe to undergo mental health evaluation in Salem

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Yaquina Bay Bridge murder suspect Jillian McCabe appeared in Lincoln County Circuit Court in person for the first time at a Thursday afternoon hearing.
The 34-year-old Seal Rock woman entered the courtroom of Judge Thomas Branford and took a seat next to her defense team, made up of attorneys Christopher Clayhold and Deborah Burdzik, both of Portland.
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Class stresses survival skills on the Oregon coast

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- Doomsayers who claim that an earthquake and tsunami are the biggest worries at the Oregon coast should take Jim Kusz's class in catastrophe.
"I sincerely believe the Oregon coast could withstand a severe event with great success," said Kusz, whose optimism is buoyed by the growing number of people who've emerged from his one-man school of emergency
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South Beach intersection project progresses

Modified: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
Editor's Note: This is part two in a two-part series about future plans for urban renewal in South Beach.
NEWPORT -- Preliminary engineering for the intersection of Highway 101 and SE 35th Street in South Beach is set to begin soon.
The Newport City Council met following the Newport Urban Renewal Agency meeting on Monday, where the council approved a
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Attorney General speaks in Newport

Posted: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
The Central Oregon Coast Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) celebrated its second anniversary with a dinner meeting on Nov. 17 in South Beach. More than 30 members and guests were in attendance. Special guest was Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum.
Rosenblum congratulated the NOW chapter on its work toward the recent passage of Measure 89,
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McCabe ordered to state hospital for mental exam

Modified: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Yaquina Bay Bridge murder suspect Jillian McCabe will be transported to Oregon State Hospital in Salem to undergo mental health evaluations.
The decision was reached when McCabe appeared in front of Judge Thomas Branford in Lincoln County Circuit Court on Thursday afternoon.
McCabe allegedly threw her son, 6-year-old London McCabe, off the Yaquina Bay Bridge on the evening
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Port joins Coast Guard air facility federal lawsuit

Modified: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
NEWPORT -- The Newport Fishermen's Wives group is expected to file a federal injunction Nov. 25 in an effort to stop or delay the U.S. Coast Guard from decommissioning the Newport Air Facility in mid-December.
Details of the Newport Fishermen's Wives lawsuit won't be released until it is filed at the U.S. District Court in Eugene, but the Port of
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McCabe’s defense team files motion for fitness

Modified: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
NEWPORT -- The defense team representing Yaquina Bay Bridge murder suspect Jillian McCabe filed a motion for the defendant's fitness to proceed on Nov. 13.
McCabe's defense attorneys Christopher Clayhold and Deborah Burdzik want to take a closer look at McCabe's fitness to proceed in court. The motion was filed under seal, meaning it is not accessible to the public
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Geology trumps engineering at Depoe Bay seawall

Modified: Thursday, Nov 20th, 2014
DEPOE BAY -- A slow-moving landslide is threatening a seawall that anchors the world's smallest navigable harbor.
"I'm just sort of waiting for a big sinkhole to form in the parking lot and spew the fish-cleaning station into the harbor," said Harbormaster Phil Shane as he inspected a 35-foot-long crack in the harbor seawall.
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Council to discuss lawsuit over closing of USCG air facility

Modified: Wednesday, Nov 19th, 2014
NEWPORT -- The Newport City Council has scheduled talks regarding the city's possible participation in a federal lawsuit challenging the legality of the U.S. Coast Guard's planned decommissioning of its air rescue facility in Newport.
The city council announced Wednesday a special meeting has been scheduled for Friday at noon, where council members will hold a discussion regarding participation in
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Federal lawsuit filed against school district

Modified: Wednesday, Nov 19th, 2014
The Lincoln County School District is facing a $5 million federal lawsuit, alleging that school officials failed to protect a developmentally disabled boy from being sexually assaulted by another student.
The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court in Eugene on Tuesday, and alleges the abuse occurred while the plaintiff was a freshman at Taft High in 2012-13. According
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Two men take a powder for book drive

Modified: Wednesday, Nov 19th, 2014
DEPOE BAY -- With book sales dragging at the tail end of a literary fundraiser last Saturday, organizers of the event determined it was time to take a powder.
"I challenged the biggest guy in the room to dress up like a woman if I would, too, and it worked," chuckled Toby Winn from a makeshift beauty salon in his
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Fire destroys Otis home

Modified: Wednesday, Nov 19th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- A Friday afternoon house fire in Otis left two residents homeless, according to Capt. Jim Kusz of North Lincoln Fire & Rescue.
Firefighters responded to 74 North Durette Drive, just off North Bank Road, at 4:50 p.m. on Nov. 14. Although they turned out within moments of the call, the house was already engulfed in flames
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Batchelder found not guilty of sex abuse

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Nicholas David Batchelder, 34, left Judge Thomas Branford's Lincoln County courtroom all smiles Tuesday afternoon after a 12-person jury found him not guilty on all charges of sex abuse and sodomy.
Jurors deliberated on 15 felony charges stemming from two cases, including a total of 10 counts of sexual abuse in the first and third degrees, and three
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Jury selection begins in Hiatt retrial

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Jury selection started Tuesday in the criminally negligent homicide case of Scott Van Hiatt amid a backdrop of failed last-minute moves to change defense attorneys.
Scores of potential jurors lined the hallways of Lincoln County Circuit Court in the morning with each waiting for the selection process to proceed. Some of the people gazed at smartphones, while others
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Short five officers, police tread water

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- The Lincoln City Police Department is currently down five police officers within its patrol division, a situation that affects ongoing training and personnel.
Chief Keith Kilian said he has one officer in the Field Training Evaluation Program, a 16-week probationary period where the trainee rides with a coach to gain on-the-job experience.
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Solo hiker died in fall

Modified: Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2014
NESKOWIN -- The body of a hiker found Thursday, Nov. 6, at the base of a steep cliff on Cascade Head has been identified as a Lake Oswego man, Gregory Oldham, 64.
Search and rescue teams from Lincoln and Tillamook counties scoured the northern flanks of Cascade Head before locating Oldham, whose body was not recovered until the next day
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Agency moves forward with South Beach land acquisition

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2014
Editor's note: This is first of two articles about future plans for urban renewal in South Beach. The second article will appear in Friday's edition of the News-Times

NEWPORT -- The Newport Urban Renewal Agency is one step closer to acquiring a 2.3-acre parcel of land along 35th Street in South Beach.
In a 5-1 vote, Resolution No. 3695,
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Seal Rock man found not guilty of sexual abuse charges

Modified: Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2014
NEWPORT -- A 12-person jury found a Seal Rock man not guilty on 15 felony charges stemming from two cases of alleged sex abuse on Tuesday afternoon.
Nicholas David Batchelder, 34, had been held on a $2.5 million bond in the Lincoln County Jail since his arrest in March on the charges, including 10 counts of sexual abuse in the
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Potential jurors report for duty in Hiatt case

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 18th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Jury selection started Tuesday morning in the retrial of Scott Van Hiatt, who stands accused of criminally negligent homicide.
A total of 78 potential jurors checked in prior to 9 a.m. at Lincoln County Circuit Court. The jury selection process could take more than a day to complete.
The criminally negligent homicide charge stems from the May 14,
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Hiatt retrial set for Lincoln County Circuit Court

Modified: Monday, Nov 17th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday in the retrial of Scott Van Hiatt, who stands accused of criminally negligent homicide.
The charge stems from the May 14, 2013 death of Richard Swanson on Highway 101 in Lincoln City.
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Kelp presentation celebrates Seatauqua revival

Modified: Monday, Nov 17th, 2014
TOLEDO -- Painter Becky Miller's "love affair with kelp" began as she learned more about the nature and history of her art subject.
Kelp is powerful as an artistic subject, she said.
"It speaks to the life-giving power of the ocean," she added. "There's a lot of cool stuff out there."


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Lincoln City names finalists for city manager’s post

Posted: Monday, Nov 17th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- A woman and three men were named as the final four candidates vying to replace David Hawker as city manager of Lincoln City.
The candidates are Ronald Chandler, Jim Pascale, Benjamin Reeves, and Catherine Sinnard, according to a list released by Lincoln City Human Resources Director Heather L. Arce-Torres.
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Citizen science on the coast

Modified: Sunday, Nov 16th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition members and citizen scientists gathered in Newport to celebrate science.
Oregon Shores works with the public through education, advocacy and with citizen scientists to preserve and protect the 360-plus miles of the Oregon coast.
Oregon Shores held its annual meeting, with an emphasis on citizen science, at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) on
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Heavy interest in retail marijuana

Modified: Sunday, Nov 16th, 2014
The freshly christened recreational marijuana industry has sparked serious interest from people throughout Oregon, who are apparently asking a lot of questions about the prospects of getting involved in the legal weed business.
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which is charged with implementing Measure 91 guidelines, said this week it has been peppered with emails and calls from the public
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South Beach man gets 9 years prison for sex crimes

Modified: Sunday, Nov 16th, 2014
NEWPORT -- A South Beach man, whose mental fitness had been questioned since his arrest last year on child sex abuse charges, was sentenced to nine years in state prison for his crimes.
Mark Mryczko, 42, was sanctioned in Lincoln County Circuit Court after pleading guilty to eight counts of encouraging child sexual abuse in the first degree. He entered
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Busy Newport intersection gets stop signs

Modified: Sunday, Nov 16th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Stop signs were recently added to the busy intersection of 7th and Harney streets in Newport.
The intersection, adjacent to Newport Intermediate School and the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, can see hundreds of vehicles drive through it at peak hours of the morning and afternoon.
Peak hours are between 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 4
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LCSD moving forward with full-day kindergarten

Modified: Sunday, Nov 16th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Superintendent Steve Boynton's goal is to get a plan concerning full-day kindergarten and Lincoln County School District's possible reconfigurations to the school board by January.
During a community meeting with about 80 in attendance at Newport High School Wednesday evening, he said LCSD believes full-day kindergarten is a priority as it provides many educational benefits, but that the
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Lead investigator testifies in sex abuse case

Modified: Sunday, Nov 16th, 2014
NEWPORT -- The defense attorney in the case of a Seal Rock man accused of sexually abusing two boys over a 10-year period grilled the lead detective on inconsistencies in the victims' stories Wednesday.
Retired Lincoln County Sheriff's Detective Trish Miller took the stand in Judge Thomas Branford's courtroom earlier this week.
Before defense attorney Mitchell Martin began his
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Home, condo sales closing in on $200 million

Modified: Sunday, Nov 16th, 2014
NEWPORT -- A robust start to the fall season has the regional residential real estate market knocking on the door of $200 million in deals for the year.
Sales of residential-site built properties leaped to $24.30 million in October from $16.21 million in October 2013. At the same time, sales of condominiums and townhouses rose to $1.48 million from $1.20
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Plans vague for Lincoln City-owned development

Modified: Sunday, Nov 16th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- From James Drayton's viewpoint overlooking the Villages at Cascade Head, the 363-acre project is truly a model development.
Fairways ring the oceanside edges of the project, with a tram to whisk people to the stunning views of "The Knoll," a small hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Clustered between swaths of trees sit hundreds of eco-friendly homes that
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Big box battle looms in Lincoln City

Modified: Sunday, Nov 16th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- City councilors will revisit an old battlefield later this month when they study a proposal to allow "big box" stores that were banned by a 2003 ordinance.
On Monday, they got a glimpse of the strong passions surrounding the topic when businessman David Emami, owner of the troubled Lighthouse Square retail center, revealed his proposal for doing
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Fire damages Toledo home

Modified: Thursday, Nov 13th, 2014
TOLEDO -- A Toledo homeowner will be stuck in a motel for a few days after an early morning fire damaged his home Wednesday.
Toledo Fire Chief Will Ewing said they responded to the blaze in the 1700 block of NE Wagon Road around 5:40 a.m., finding flames showing through the roof.
"We made an initial attack and were able
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Greco elected to bar association’s board of governors

Posted: Thursday, Nov 13th, 2014
Newport trial attorney Guy Greco has been elected to represent Oregon's north and central coast and Washington County on the Oregon State Bar's Board of Governors.
The board of governors consists of 14 lawyers elected from seven regions, and four members of the public. The board also represents attorneys who work for governmental entities and the judiciary.
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OSP fish and wildlife trooper receives award

Posted: Thursday, Nov 13th, 2014
Oregon State Police Trooper Heather Van Meter was honored recently during the annual Post Season Law Enforcement Conference held in Bend by the Oregon State Marine Board.
Van Meter, a seven-year veteran of the Oregon State Police, has served in the agency's fish and wildlife division since the date of her hire.
Van Meter was honored for her contributions
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Lincoln City Police Department receives grant

Posted: Thursday, Nov 13th, 2014
The Lincoln City Police Department was recently awarded a grant to assist in traffic safety enforcement operations in Lincoln City.
Oregon Impact awarded the $3,300 DUII Enforcement Grant in October. The grant funds will be used to put extra officers on patrol during times or events when higher numbers of impaired drivers are likely to be on the road.
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Retired veteran moved by letters found on beach

Modified: Thursday, Nov 13th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- The chances of discovering a message in a bottle are as minute as winning the lottery, but fewer still are the odds of finding and befriending its author.
But good luck befell a retired U.S. Army veteran on Nov. 11, 2013, as he walked a lonely beach near Lincoln City's 15th Street beach access in the Ocean
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Newport area to avoid wintry precipitation

Modified: Wednesday, Nov 12th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Newport and the rest of the central Oregon coast can expect bleak skies and rain for the rest of the week, but will be escaping the early wintry mix expected to hit the northwest Wednesday.
"We do have a nice winter storm coming through the area," said Will Ahue, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Portland.
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South Beach man gets 9 years state prison in child sexual abuse case

Modified: Wednesday, Nov 12th, 2014
NEWPORT -- A South Beach man was sentenced to nine years in state prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to multiple counts of encouraging child sexual abuse.
Mark Mryczko, 42, was sanctioned at a hearing in Lincoln County Circuit Court.
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Hundreds attend vigil for London McCabe

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
NEWPORT -- A few folks found a way to smile through the sadness as they blew bubbles and wore silly hats in South Beach on Saturday evening.
Hundreds gathered beneath the Yaquina Bay Bridge to celebrate the life of 6-year-old London McCabe.
The body of the Seal Rock boy was found late on the night of Nov. 3 in
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Attorneys to look at murder suspect’s fitness to proceed

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Competency issues arose for Yaquina Bay Bridge murder suspect Jillian McCabe at a hearing on Monday.
The state of her mental health has been a question pondered by many people following the alleged murder of her 6-year-old son, London McCabe, when she called 9-1-1 from the Yaquina Bay Bridge shortly after 6 p.m. on Nov. 3, saying she
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County events honor local vets

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
LINCOLN COUNTY -- It may be a soldier who recently returned home from a tour in the Middle East. Another service member might have manned a ship overseas during World War II or fought in the trenches in the Vietnam War.
Veterans from throughout Lincoln County are all ages and have served in many wars over the course of time.
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Man accused of sexually abusing boys

Modified: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Witnesses painted a dark portrait of a Seal Rock man in the opening week of his trial for the alleged sexual abuse of two boys during the course of a 10-year period.
A woman broke down in tears during testimony Friday while describing the conversation she had with one of the victims in the case of Nicholas David
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Missing Newport boy hid under neighbor’s bed, fell asleep

Modified: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
NEWPORT -- A Newport boy was safe and sound at home Sunday after he was reported missing at about 4:15 p.m. Saturday.
Following an interview with the Newport Police Department, Anthony McCorkle said he had crawled through a neighbor's window, under a bunk bed and fell asleep on Saturday near his residence along NE 36th Street in Newport.
Newport police
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Offer rejected for bankrupt Lincoln City development

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- The Lincoln City Council rejected an offer Monday to sell the Villages at Cascade Head, declining a multimillion-dollar bid for the bankrupt, 383-acre development purchased last year by the city.
In a marathon, five-and-a-half hour session, councilors also approved one of three proposed ordinances that would further regulate vacation rentals by establishing new zones for their operation.
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Write-ins fuel Gassner election

Modified: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Lincoln County Clerk Dana Jenkins issued a tally of write-in votes Monday, confirming that a slate of last-minute candidates fell short in Depoe Bay in the Nov. 4 general election.
Instead, a Siletz man with 13 votes became the only person to win a local write-in race in 2014. Jenkins said Ryan Gassner, an Eddyville resident, was elected
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Learn about effects of climate change on humans

Modified: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
The Lincoln County Public Health Advisory Committee will conduct a summit on the effects of climate change on human health. "Preparing for Climate Change in Lincoln County" will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in room 205 of the Newport Visual Arts Center, 777 NW Beach Drive. The public is encouraged to attend this free event.
The summit initiates a
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Recruits swell firefighting academy

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- North Lincoln Fire & Rescue has defied the downward trend in volunteerism with a class of 15 new students for its fire academy, the maximum allowed.
"We're concerned with recruit numbers because volunteer recruitment in Oregon has decreased," said Capt. Jim Kusz, the district's spokesman. "But for us, it's a typical class. We pull impressive numbers every
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Body found on Cascade Head

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
NESKOWIN -- Search and rescue teams from Lincoln and Tillamook counties scoured the northern flanks of Cascade Head Friday before locating and recovering the body of a hunter who had been missing for several days.
A relative who was at the emergency base camp on South Beach Road said the victim was an enthusiastic outdoorsman who "took a fall doing
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Reception to honor retiring Port of Alsea manager

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
The Port of Alsea Board of Commissioners is hosting a reception in honor of the 20 years of service given by retiring port manager Maggie Rivers.
The event takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at the Waldport Community Center, located at 265 Hemlock St.
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People asked to not feed pelicans

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
The brown pelican, with its famous large throat pouch and gregarious personality, is one of the most distinctive birds on the Oregon coast.
Under normal circumstances, brown pelicans sustain themselves by scooping up small fish in their large bills while swimming in the ocean.
Pelicans are also known to accept an easier but more dangerous fare, junk food given to
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School district community meeting Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
The Lincoln County School District has scheduled a second community meeting in Newport to discuss full-day kindergarten and re-alignment options. That meeting takes place today (Wednesday) at 6 p.m. at Newport High School.
Questions and answers from community meetings in Lincoln City and Newport will be posted online at www.lincoln.k12.or.us
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Lincoln County ready for Ebola if it strikes

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
NEWPORT -- It's unlikely to come to Lincoln County, but health officials are ready for Ebola if it does.
Lincoln County's Health and Human Services' Public Health Division, along with the rest of the state including the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), has been "proactively communicating with doctors, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers and first responders, hospitals, schools and other
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Veterans celebrate across Lincoln County

Modified: Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
LINCOLN COUNTY -- Events honoring veterans are taking place throughout Lincoln County on Veterans Day.
The Waldport Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) post #3156 will conduct the annual Veterans Day service starting at 11 a.m. The service will be held at the Veterans Park at the intersection of Highway 34 and Broadway in Waldport.
Author and decorated Marine Vietnam War
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McCabe arraignment postponed, capacity to proceed in question

Modified: Monday, Nov 10th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Arraignment on a grand jury indictment for Yaquina Bay Bridge murder suspect Jillian McCabe was postponed Monday at the request of her defense team.
Defense attorneys Christopher Clayhold and Deborah Burdzik asked to have McCabe's morning arraignment postponed, and plan to file a motion Tuesday for a capacity hearing.
McCabe was initially arraigned on Nov. 4. The second
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Missing Newport boy back home, spent night under neighbor's bunk bed

Modified: Sunday, Nov 9th, 2014
NEWPORT -- A Newport boy was safe and sound at home Sunday after he was reported missing at about 4 p.m. Saturday.
Following an interview with the Newport Police Department, Anthony McCorkle said he had crawled through a neighbor's window, under a bunk bed and fell asleep on Saturday near his residence in the 200 Block of NE 36th
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Missing Newport boy found safe

Modified: Sunday, Nov 9th, 2014
NEWPORT -- A missing Newport boy was found safe and returned to his family, the Newport Police Department said Sunday.
Anthony McCorkle went missing about 4 p.m. Saturday from his residence in the 200 block of NE 36th Street in Newport. The police department planned to release more information as it becomes available.
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