Posted: Thursday, Aug 25th, 2016
The 2500 Road Fire continued to rage on Thursday, Aug. 25, just east of Depoe Bay, the first wildfire to hit Lincoln County in quite some time. And with our region experiencing higher-than-normal temperatures on Thursday, coupled with the possibility of winds out of the northeast, many people were keeping a wary eye on the horizon.
Depoe Bay-area residents were ...more
Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
Most residents of the central Oregon coast choose to live in the area because of its amazing natural beauty. The mighty Pacific Ocean and the miles of sandy beaches are probably the biggest draw, but the coastal forests provide a pretty spectacular backdrop, as well.
When the forests meet the sea, like they do in many places in Lincoln County, ...more
Posted: Thursday, Aug 18th, 2016
It appears the state of Oregon is finally beginning to address the problem of mental illnesses among inmates in county jails.
Two decades ago, the state began shutting down mental health institutions, and the result has been more and more people with mental disorders being lodged in the jails, which are not adequately equipped to deal with the consequences. ...more
Posted: Tuesday, Aug 16th, 2016
For those of you who are starting to feel a bit grumpy about all the summer fog and blustery north winds we're seen lately along the central Oregon coast, you're in for a treat this coming weekend. Not only is the weatherman calling for sunshine -- the high Friday is predicted to be near 80 degrees -- there are two ...more