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County fears proposed wind-energy project will impact whiting fishery

Modified: Friday, Aug 1st, 2014
NEWPORT -- Citing potential damage to a cherished Pacific whiting fishery and the coastal economy, Lincoln County's Board of Commissioners oppose a proposed deep-water wind energy project located about 16 nautical miles off Coos Bay.
Board Chair Terry Thompson initiated the action Wednesday after sending a letter to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) asking for "a restart" of
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Rainy days few, far between in July

Modified: Friday, Aug 1st, 2014
NEWPORT -- A few days of rainfall sandwiched by protracted dry spells left the area with below average precipitation for the fourth straight month in July.
As a result, a total of 0.84 inches of rain fell in the Newport area last month, or about 15 percent below the average of 0.99 inches for July.
On the upside, the
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Commissioners oppose National Marine Sanctuary off southern Oregon coast

Modified: Friday, Aug 1st, 2014
NEWPORT -- Just in case a National Marine Sanctuary is ever nominated to be established off the southern Oregon coast, Lincoln County's Board of Commissioners are on the record as opposing it.
The board agreed Wednesday that it opposes "nomination, designation and creation of a proposed federally protected marine sanctuary," and would vote on a revised resolution at its Aug.
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10 Barrel Brewing recalls Swill beer

Modified: Friday, Aug 1st, 2014
NEWPORT -- The phrase "don't drink that swill" took on a whole new meaning for a Bend-based brewer this week when it announced a recall of one its craft beers.
10 Barrel Brewing Company voluntarily pulled all 12- and 22- ounce bottles of Swill from grocery stores, restaurants, and any other establishment that carried the beer. Swill is a seasonal
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Sex offender sweep conducted

Modified: Friday, Aug 1st, 2014
Local law enforcement officers teamed up with members of the U.S. Marshals Service on July 23 and 24 for "Operation Tidal Wave." This operation involved a countywide sweep seeking convicted sex offenders who are out of compliance with their required registration, and persons who have outstanding arrest warrants.
Several members from the Lincoln City Police Department, Newport Police Department,
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Participants sought for eelgrass survey

Modified: Friday, Aug 1st, 2014
On Aug. 10, 11 and 12, Pacific Habitat Services will be gathering additional data as part of its annual monitoring of the eelgrass mitigation site southwest of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration facility on Yaquina Bay.
The Port of Newport is looking for volunteers to help with the survey, which will take place during the following times: Sunday,
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Embarcadero launches ‘flyboarding’

Modified: Friday, Aug 1st, 2014
NEWPORT -- Guests who chafe at the relaxing notion of a leisurely swim in the resort pool or a lazy afternoon of crabbing in a rented skiff can instead launch themselves skyward with jet-powered boots at the Embarcadero Resort & Marina.
The new idea took off Thursday under the watchful eyes of Jeff Venture, the resort's new general manager.
"We
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Powered by the wind

Modified: Friday, Aug 1st, 2014
A kite surfer rides the wake off Yaquina Bay's south jetty on his way to shore Thursday afternoon. Waves off the beach were relatively mild, but a northwest wind gusting up to 20 miles per hour produced a half-hour of constant movement for the surfer.
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Newport Fire, REACH team up

Posted: Thursday, Jul 31st, 2014
NEWPORT --The Newport Fire Department teamed up with REACH Air Medical Services for a joint training session Wednesday evening.
The fire department, along with Pacific West Ambulance, the city of Newport Parks and Recreation Department, Newport Police Department and Depoe Bay Fire District, conducted helicopter landing zone operations training.
A marine layer of fog that came in the night before
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Lincoln City crosswalk sting nets 19

Modified: Thursday, Jul 31st, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- A "pedestrian safety operation" on busy Highway 101 resulted in 19 citations Monday for inattentive drivers.
Lincoln City police issued three other citations for equipment and paperwork infractions during the three-hour sting, announced in advance by local newspapers and on radio.
"It went very well, but what it tells me is that a lot of people are
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‘Capt. Jonny’ parks in Waldport

Posted: Thursday, Jul 31st, 2014
WALDPORT -- For Capt. Jonny Rush, his bus, named the Red Dog Nautical, is his ship, and the highway is his ocean.
"Capt. Jonny," as he likes to be called, travels throughout the Pacific Northwest selling frozen, all-natural fish, like halibut, salmon and sea bass. With a bright red bus decorated with trinkets, masks and metal art, along with his
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Big gap in revenue estimates for legal marijuana sales

Posted: Thursday, Jul 31st, 2014
While voters are going to decide whether to legalize marijuana use in November, there is a multimillion dollar difference of opinion as to how much revenue would be generated if the ballot initiative gets approved.
A report this week from the Oregon Legislative Revenue Office estimates $16.03 million in tax revenue would be produced in the first year of legal
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Scofflaws ignore mandatory pickup ordinance

Modified: Thursday, Jul 31st, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- City councilors approved a modest rate increase for garbage service Monday, and set the stage to reign in freeloaders who ignore a mandatory pickup ordinance.
Otherwise, town leaders hailed the efforts of North Lincoln Sanitary Service to provide garbage and recycling services to more than 6,000 residential and commercial customers in Lincoln City.
Last year, trucks
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Search on for new city manager

Modified: Thursday, Jul 31st, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- City councilors formed a committee Monday to begin the daunting task of finding a replacement for City Manager David Hawker, who will retire at the end of the year.
Hawker, who has been the city's chief executive officer since December of 1999, warned town elders during a council meeting that picking his successor is the most important
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Animal Shelter upgrades to new database

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 30th, 2014
LINCOLN COUNTY -- The Lincoln County Animal Shelter (LCAS) has space for up to 20 dogs, and 50 to 75 cats at any given time.
As the only facility of its kind in the county, it's important to stay organized.
LCAS is doing just that as the local shelter takes another step into the digital age with the addition of
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Weekend fires stretch volunteers

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 30th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- A popular roadhouse restaurant that went up in flames early Saturday morning was just the start of an alarming weekend that stretched the resources of North Lincoln Fire & Rescue.
"We were bombarded with medical calls and fires," acknowledged Capt. Jim Kusz, who said that at least half the agency's roster of 70 volunteers was sent into
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Port of Alsea seeks to slow erosion

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 30th, 2014
WALDPORT -- The Port of Alsea is looking at ways to slow down erosion on the nearby shoreline.
The Port of Alsea Board of Commissioners is set to vote on a draft ordinance that would restrict the cutting and removal of wood from port property.
The draft ordinance aims to promote sand stabilization along the shoreline on the south side
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Man sentenced in adult store caper

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 30th, 2014
NEWPORT -- A third co-defendant in the ill-conceived robbery of an adult store in Lincoln City was sentenced to 24 months probation for participating in the staged caper.
Jordan Stephens,19, was sanctioned after pleading guilty to one count of theft in the first degree at a July 25 hearing in Lincoln County Circuit Court before Judge Thomas Branford.
In exchange
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Plea deal reached in South Beach heroin, meth case

Modified: Tuesday, Jul 29th, 2014
NEWPORT -- A plea agreement is in place for a South Beach man accused of participating in an alleged methamphetamine and heroin operation halted by law enforcement authorities last month.
Devon Hays, 23, is charged with six felonies including delivery of heroin, unlawful manufacture of heroin, and possession of heroin.
He is also charged with delivery of methamphetamine, unlawful
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Forest service road under construction

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 29th, 2014
Reconstruction work on four miles of Forest Service Road 51, located six miles northeast of Waldport, will temporarily close it between Lincoln County Road #702 and the junction with Forest Service Road #5189 from Aug. 11 through Sept. 30.
Alternate access for the Elkhorn Road is from Ona Beach/Makai to the north end of Forest Service road #51. The road
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National Night Out

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 29th, 2014
On Tuesday, Aug. 5, neighborhoods throughout Newport and Toledo are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 31st annual National Night Out crime prevention event.
National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by the Newport and Toledo police departments, will involve more than 15,000 communities from
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Toledo hosts city manager candidates

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 29th, 2014
TOLEDO -- The Toledo City Council is hosting a public reception to provide residents with an opportunity to meet the final four applicants for the city manager position.
The reception takes place from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Toledo Fire Station, located at 285 NE Burgess Road.
The city council has been working
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Port of Newport elects new board president

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 29th, 2014
NEWPORT -- The Port of Newport Board of Commissioners has elected a new slate of officers: Walter Chuck, replaces longtime president JoAnn Barton; Dean Fleck will serve at vice president, replacing David Jincks; and Ken Brown, appointed last January, is the new secretary-treasurer, replacing Chuck.
Chuck was appointed in 2011 and elected two years later to a term that expires
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Reopening party planned for Newport Municipal Airport

Posted: Monday, Jul 28th, 2014
NEWPORT -- The city's rehabilitation project of the Newport Municipal Airport's main runway (RW 16-34) is nearing its halfway point with the completion date tentatively set for Oct. 15, followed three days later by a ribbon-cutting and grand reopening ceremony at the airport.
Melissa Roman, the city engineering technician who is in charge of the project, said the new AARF
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Toledo dredging to begin next month

Modified: Monday, Jul 28th, 2014
TOLEDO -- The Port of Toledo has picked a Coos Bay company for its dredging work in the Yaquina River, and scheduled their date.
Debbie Scacco, port office manager, said they've sent a notice of intent to award the bid to Billeter Marine for $198,247.
The work, pending a biological review by the National Marine Fisheries Service for state and
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Port of Newport, city projects will impact Moore-Bay intersection

Modified: Sunday, Jul 27th, 2014
NEWPORT -- The busy intersection at SE Bay Boulevard and Moore Drive may become even more hectic next summer if projects by the city of Newport and the Port of Newport occur as planned.
Tentatively, the city hopes to bid its drainage improvement and road realignment projects next spring, and begin the six-month construction period during the summer. It will
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Oregon Coast Therapy Animals turns 10

Modified: Sunday, Jul 27th, 2014
LINCOLN COUNTY -- Ten years ago, a small group of people with a huge love for animals and a desire to give back to the community formed Oregon Coast Therapy Animals (OTCA).
The crew of original OCTA members included Carol and Bruce Bishard, Kim Carlson, Shirley Fry, Lana Davis, Valerie Patterson and the late Roxanne Lechner, who had two therapy
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Toledo drug trafficking case goes federal

Modified: Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014
NEWPORT -- Federal authorities have taken control of a narcotics trafficking case involving a Toledo man, who was allegedly in possession of more than 100 grams of methamphetamine when he ran afoul of the law.
Patrick Ball, 37, is facing a charge of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine in connection with the June 13 incident. The charge carries a
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Locals display logging skills at Toledo Summer Festival

Modified: Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014
A team works to cut through a large log with a two-man crosscut saw during the Toledo Logging Show as part of this weekend's Toledo Summer Festival. Festival events continue through Sunday.
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Analysis finds conflicts between whales, shipping lanes

Modified: Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014
A comprehensive, 15-year analysis of the movements of satellite-tagged blue whales off the West Coast of the United States found that their favored feeding areas are bisected by heavily used shipping lanes, increasing the threat of injury and mortality.
The researchers note that moving the shipping lanes off Los Angeles and San Francisco to slightly different areas -- at least,
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Jail term ordered in menacing, firearms case

Modified: Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014
NEWPORT -- An Eddyville man was sentenced Wednesday to 75 days jail on misdemeanor charges related to a string of disturbing incidents, in which he allegedly threatened to harm people in the area.
Mark Alan Ghormley, 46, was sanctioned at an afternoon hearing in Lincoln County Circuit Court before Judge Thomas Branford.
The sentence stemmed from July 18 guilty
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Legal weed initiative qualifies for November ballot

Modified: Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014
An initiative that would legalize marijuana use in Oregon qualified this week for the November general election ballot, the Secretary of State's Office said.
The Control, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Act of 2014 received approval for the ballot after officials completed the signature verification process. The proposal, also known as Initiative Petition 53, is sponsored by
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Rain provides brief respite for firefighters

Modified: Saturday, Jul 26th, 2014
TOLEDO -- Firefighters stationed at the Oregon Department of Forestry unit office in Toledo likely won't turn their attention to local fires until later this summer and fall, but they've been busy extinguishing fires caused by lightning strikes during the last two weeks in the Klamath Falls area.
"It's been a slow year locally, but we still have folks helping
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Hawker to retire as Lincoln City’s manager

Modified: Friday, Jul 25th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- David Hawker, Lincoln City's city manager for the last 14 years, has announced his retirement effective at the end of 2014, but he expects to enter into an interim manager position agreement for up to a year.
The city council will address the proposed interim agreement during its regularly scheduled 6 p.m. meeting on Monday.
If
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Man spends night in upside down, crashed car

Modified: Friday, Jul 25th, 2014
An 80-year-old Waldport man, who was reported missing and endangered, was found alive Thursday inside a wrecked vehicle northeast of Alsea, authorities said.
Jon Culton was on his way to Corvallis from Yachats for a doctor's appointment Wednesday when he crashed his 1998 Toyota Camry on a stretch of Highway 34 near milepost 51.
The vehicle left the road, and
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Semitruck collides with vehicle off Highway 20

Modified: Friday, Jul 25th, 2014
TOLEDO -- The driver of a semitruck is being cited after making an illegal right turn, which resulted in a crash early Friday afternoon. The truck driver was attempting to turn off of Highway 20 near the Toledo Dairy Queen when his vehicle crashed into a passenger car.
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Summer program offers free food for children

Modified: Friday, Jul 25th, 2014
LINCOLN COUNTY -- Nikki is recently divorced with a minimum wage job and two young children to take care of.
That's why she takes advantage of Lincoln County's Summer Food Service Program, sponsored by the Lincoln County School District.
"It's really been a struggle the past few months," she said. "We could make it by without the program, but it's
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Volunteers count coastal marbled murrelets

Modified: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
YACHATS -- About the size of a robin and as swift as a car speeding down the interstate, the marbled murrelet can be difficult to spot.
Adding to the difficulty of catching a glimpse of this small seabird is the fact that its most active times of day are at dawn and dusk.
The marbled murrelet is listed as threatened
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Coast Guard assists fishing vessel crew

Posted: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
A U.S. Coast Guard boat crew from Station Yaquina Bay in Newport assisted three men aboard a commercial fishing vessel taking on water about 10 miles north of the Yaquina Bay bar on Thursday.
The crew of the 60-foot F/V Endeavor contacted the Coast Guard at about 9:15 a.m., reporting flooding in their engine room. A 47-foot motor lifeboat
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Vans crash near Cape Foulweather

Posted: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
OTTER ROCK -- Traffic was temporarily reduced to one lane following a two-vehicle collision near milepost 132 on Highway 101 on Thursday afternoon.
Two vans wrecked on the northbound side of the highway south of Cape Foulweather. One van rolled over and came to rest on its roof. The second van ended up in a ditch. The wreck occurred at
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Vehicles wreck on Highway 101 near Cape Foulweather

Modified: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
CAPE FOULWEATHER -- A collision Thursday afternoon on Highway 101 south of Cape Foulweather resulted in one vehicle rolling over, and a van in a ditch.
Traffic is moving slowly through the area. Emergency responders are on scene.
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Lincoln City man allegedly shoots, kills his dog

Posted: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- Bail was set at $115,000 in the felony case of a Lincoln City man, who allegedly shot and killed his dog while under the influence of an intoxicant.
Daryl Walter Hugulet, 67, faces one count each of aggravated animal abuse in the first degree, and unlawful use of a weapon in connection with the July 21 incident.
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Pedestrian safety operation planned in Lincoln City

Posted: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
The Lincoln City Police Department will be conducting a pedestrian safety operation on Monday, July 28, on Highway 101 in the area between the D River Wayside and S 5th Street.
With the use of a decoy pedestrian, the Lincoln City Police Department hopes to raise awareness of drivers and pedestrians through education and enforcement of pedestrian right-of-way laws. The
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Medical marijuana facilities get green light in Newport

Modified: Thursday, Jul 24th, 2014
NEWPORT -- The Newport City Council's repeal Monday night of its moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city is expected to attract several applicants who can begin seeking business licenses on Aug. 20.
"People can begin submitting their business license applications on the 20th and then we'll go from there," said City Manager Spencer Nebel after the council unanimously
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Lincoln City shooting allegedly staged by victim

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- A 27-year-old man accused of staging his own shooting was granted a release Monday from Lincoln County Jail.
Jeramie Paul Philpot, of Lincoln City, was taken into custody July 14 following an investigation into his alleged shooting on West Devil's Lake Road in Lincoln City.
He faces one felony count each of unlawful use of a weapon,
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Toledo bringing final four city manager candidates to town

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
TOLEDO -- Toledo is closing in on a permanent city manager, and interim Don Munkers is about to step out of the picture.
Munkers, a retired Burns city manager who came to Toledo through a consulting company, will be leaving town Thursday to address personal issues back home.
If the city is not able to bring a permanent manager
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Airport under scrutiny

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
NEWPORT -- Spencer Nebel made it clear Tuesday that during his seven months as Newport city manager, he hasn't been ignoring the managerial mess that has plagued the city-owned municipal airport.
As the de facto manager of the airport, he interviewed 16 airport stakeholders over several weeks in order to compile a draft report that may eventually help produce an
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Job hunters on the prowl; unemployment rate drops

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
NEWPORT -- The weather warmed up, tourists started filing in, and job hunters came out of the woodwork last month, in turn pushing Lincoln County's civilian labor force to its highest level in months.
But the additional people looking for work did little to stem the flow of a slowly declining unemployment rate, which decreased to 7.5 percent in June
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Dinner companion

Modified: Wednesday, Jul 23rd, 2014
A bird perches on the back of a deer snacking in a grassy field on Tuesday evening.
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Pot legalization initiative qualifies for November ballot

Modified: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
An initiative that would legalize marijuana use for people 21 years of age and above has qualified for the November general election ballot, officials said Tuesday.
The Oregon Secretary of State's Office certified the Control, Regulation, and Taxation of Marijuana Industrial Hemp Act, said New Approach Oregon, sponsor of the initiative.
Should voters approve the initiative, Oregon would become
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Bridge work reduces lanes on Highway 101 south of Lincoln City

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
A bridge repair project is reducing available lanes on the Highway 101 Kernville Bridge located about 1.5 miles south of Lincoln City (milepost 120).
As of Monday, July 21, and continuing for approximately three weeks, the bridge is being reduced to one lane of travel in each direction Monday through Friday, between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The restriction is
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Toledo’s rail work rescheduled

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
TOLEDO -- Originally scheduled for this past weekend leading into the Toledo Summer Festival, Portland and Western Railroad has rescheduled its rail work in Toledo at the city's request.
Interim City Manager Don Munkers said construction is now slated for Aug. 23 and 24.
"That gets us through the festival and some other activities," he said.
The festival opens Thursday
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LCSD hiring more than 60 educators

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
NEWPORT -- At the end of last school year, Sam Case Primary Principal Ryan Relken was one of multiple administrators who announced his resignation from the Lincoln County School District, so that he could move closer to family in Michigan.
It turns out that Relken was just one of 30 Lincoln County educators who resigned, for similar and other
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Yachats man headed to trial in attempted murder case

Modified: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
NEWPORT -- An August trial date was set in the attempted murder case of a 37-year-old Yachats man, who allegedly stabbed his former girlfriend after breaking into her residence earlier this year.
Lincoln County Circuit Court Judge Sheryl Bachart ordered the four-day jury trial to begin Aug. 26 for Anthony Buccella. She made the ruling at a hearing July 18.
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California man jailed for allegedly eluding officer

Modified: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
NEWPORT -- A Northern California man was arrested Monday morning after he led law enforcement authorities on a six-mile journey along Highway 101.
Robert Joseph Hopkins, of Concord, Calif., was allegedly driving a Nissan Titan at a high rate of speed on the highway about 4:30 a.m. Monday when an Oregon State Police trooper spotted the vehicle. The Nissan Titan
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Lincoln City awards $47,000 to nonprofits

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
Lincoln City will be distributing a total of $47,000 in checks to local nonprofit agencies at 4 p.m. on Monday July 28. The presentation ceremony will be held in the council chambers at city hall.
The following agencies will receive funds: Angels Anonymous ($3,500); B'Nai B'Rith Camp ($1,000); Business for Excellence in Youth ($3,000); CASA ($2,500); Community Development Corporation
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A bounty of blueberries

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
The much-anticipated blueberry season opened at Gibson Farms just north of Siletz this past weekend. People ventured to the farm's fields lined with rows of bushes to pick ripe blueberries.
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Alleged meth dealers taken down in Lincoln City

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- Two alleged methamphetamine traffickers remained behind bars Tuesday, a few days after a long-term investigation into illegal drug activity led to their arrest, authorities said.
James Michael Guy Junger, 35, and Shari Michelle Cobb, 32, each face multiple felonies stemming from their July 17 arrest in Lincoln City. Junger and Cobb made separate initial Lincoln County Circuit
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Second suspect sentenced in adult store heist

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
NEWPORT -- A second suspect in the staged robbery of an adult store in Lincoln City pleaded guilty Tuesday to his role in the crime, and was sentenced to 24 months probation.
Christopher Altman Loring, 26, acknowledged guilt to a single felony count of burglary in the second degree at a hearing in Lincoln County Circuit Court before Judge Thomas
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News-Times reporters earn honors

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
The News-Times earned top awards for writing, reporting and photography at the annual conference of the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.
The awards were presented Thursday at the annual ONPA banquet in Salem.
For the second year in a row, News-Times reporter Rick Beasley earned first place for Best Writing, a category in the 2014 Better Newspaper Contest that recognizes "the
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Newport repeals moratorium on medical pot dispensaries

Modified: Tuesday, Jul 22nd, 2014
NEWPORT -- The Newport City Council repealed its moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
Applicants can begin seeking business licenses Aug. 20. The city will vet the business license applicants closely because the Oregon Health Authority has specific regulations on facility locations, including the vicinity to schools and to each other.
The city council made the decision Monday.
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Newport council to vote on opening medical pot dispensaries

Posted: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
NEWPORT -- After three months of vetting local regulations of medical marijuana dispensaries in Newport, the city council is expected to vote on a resolution Monday evening that would repeal a temporary moratorium by establishing such facilities.
If approved, the resolution would become effective on Aug. 20. The proposal has been considered by the city's police department, council, planning
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Lincoln City man allegedly shoots, kills his dog

Posted: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
LINCOLN CITY -- A 67-year-old man was arrested Monday for allegedly shooting and killing his dog.
David Hugulet of Lincoln City stands accused of aggravated animal abuse in the first degree, and related charges, the Lincoln City Police Department said.
He is being held at Lincoln County Jail.
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Lincoln County jobless rate falls to 7.5 percent in June

Modified: Monday, Jul 21st, 2014
The unemployment rate in Lincoln County dropped to 7.5 percent in June from 8.3 percent in June 2013, the Oregon Employment Department said Monday.
Lincoln County's jobless rate ranked as the 20th lowest of Oregon's 36 counties in June.
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School district dives into hiring pool

Modified: Sunday, Jul 20th, 2014
The Lincoln County School District has announced that it's hiring 63 teachers for this upcoming school year.
The big hire stems from a number of factors, including teacher resignations, retirements and the addition of 15 new positions to help reduce class sizes.
With the economy improving, Human Resources Director Chelsi Sholty said, many districts are adding back positions that
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