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Center hosts training sessions

Modified: Friday, Aug 28th, 2015
NEWPORT -- Three separate trainings were happening Wednesday at Newport's new Center for Health Education.
Human resources staff from Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital had met in an upstairs classroom. Hospital plant engineers worked in the downstairs computer classroom and CPR skills were practiced upstairs in the simulation lab.
Opened in July, word is still getting out that the
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Summer’s end

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
Diego, 8, and Christian Camargo, 11, of Salem, enjoy a moment Monday on Beverly Beach, a final weekend of fun before they head back to school.
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Learning institute restarts in September

Modified: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
The Oregon Coast Learning Institute (OCLI) will start up its 12th year at Salishan on Tuesday, Sept. 8, with guest speaker Guy DiTorrice of Newport entertaining and educating the members and visitors with a multi-media presentation covering the Miocene fossils found on local beaches.
Beginning at 10 a.m., The "Oregon Fossil Guy" will share when, where and how to
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Divers wanted to plunge into the best conditions on coast, orientation set

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
An abundance of animals and calm, crystal clear water is an unheard of combination among divers along the Oregon coast, except at the Oregon Coast Aquarium.
The excellent conditions promised by the nonprofit's exhibits draw more than 150 divers from as far as Vancouver, Wash. to volunteer once every three weeks.
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BOBBIE'S BEAT: 'Where my house go, Mama?'

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
If you have lost everything in a disaster, you never forget it. When I watch the news of fires raging in Washington, Oregon, California and other states, I get that old familiar painful feeling bordering on nausea. When I watch the cameras pan on the faces of a family staring at the smoldering ruins of what had been their home,
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Putting faith into action

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
Children who participated in the Vacation Bible School at Community Presbyterian Church in Waldport learned to put their faith into action by moving out into the community with love. The 15 children who attended brought in 69 food items for Food Share, created hygiene kits for those who attend the Saturday Community Breakfast, and painted and created flower pots for
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LINCOLN COUNTY GARDENING: The Value of Landscaping

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
Question: We may be selling our home in a year or two. Is it better to invest in landscaping or put the money into other upgrades?
Answer: All the studies we've seen strongly favor good landscaping as a means to increasing home value. A well-designed landscape of large trees, curved beds and diverse plant materials greatly improves a
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Delake School alumnus will perform at cultural center

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
Get set for an evening of great songs well-sung, musical lore, obscure humor, romance, storytelling, dropping of famous names, and plain old good feelings with singer-songwriter and Lincoln City native son Pete Olson.
Olson actually attended Delake Elementary School, now home to the Lincoln City Cultural Center, and is looking forward to playing in his old gymnasium on Wednesday,
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Volk’s Yoga-Pilates studio begins new term

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
The next term of yoga classes begins Sept. 8 at Jean Volk's studio in Newport.
Classes include Beginning/Gentle Yoga at 11 a.m. on Monday; Hatha Yoga and Basic Movement at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday; Chair and Restorative Yoga at 11 a.m. on Wednesday; Hatha Yoga (all levels) at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, at noon and 6 p.m. on Tuesday and
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Breakfast served in Gleneden Beach

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
The Gleneden Beach Community Club will serve breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 6.
The menu will be ham or sausage, eggs, orange juice and all the pancakes one can eat, accompanied by milk, tea or coffee.
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Republicans elect officers

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
The Lincoln County Republican Party recently elected new officers. Patrick Hazel will serve as county chairman, Wayne Cooley as vice-chair, and Jim Nichols as delegate.
Hazel reported that this is the beginning of an aggressive campaign to build a dominant Republican presence in Lincoln County.
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‘Winterizing Your Garden’ is topic

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
A plant clinic, "Winterizing Your Garden," will be held at the Yachats Demonstration and Community Garden from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6.
The garden is located on W 7th Street in Yachats. Lincoln County Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer gardening questions.
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Philosophical Forum meets Sunday

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
The Philosophical Forum meets Sunday, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at 330 King St. in Yachats. For directions or information, call 541-547-3904.
The topic, "The Meaning of Life," will include discussion on both common and uncommon perspectives. In addition to such perspectives, discussion will focus on the basic question of what is meant by life to begin with,
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Protecting streamside buffers is topic

Posted: Thursday, Aug 27th, 2015
Changes being considered by the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) for protecting streamside buffers of trees (riparian protection rules) will be the topic at the next meeting of the MidCoast Watersheds Council.
The meeting takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3, at Central Lincoln PUD, 2129 N Coast Highway, Newport.
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Coast Guard offers inside look

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay held an open house Saturday afternoon, allowing visitors of all ages to meet crew, climb aboard boats and explore in depth at the Newport facility.
A video presentation kicked off the free event, followed by a question-and-answer session with crew members and then tours of the station and vessels located there.
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Cat's-eye view

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
Dave, "Yeti," of Seattle, poses for a picture with his cat, Mocha, perched on his shoulder Friday afternoon as they walked along the Newport Bayfront. Seven-month-old Mocha has been hitching rides on his shoulder since she was a "ball of fluff."
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Woman publishes children’s book

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
WALDPORT -- An engineering technician brought to Oregon's coast by a job with the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has written 24 children's books.
The first book published, "Zelda The Wonder Snake," was printed in July and is now available online at Barnes and Noble and Amazon.
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NUTRITIONAL WISDOM: Get pumped with plant protein, naturally

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
Isolated protein in the form of powders -- especially whey and soy protein -- that are blended into shakes and smoothies are wildly popular, especially among men attempting to build muscle at the gym. Is this a healthful way to build muscle?
Exercise is the primary factor that determines muscle mass. The first important thing to note is that it
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Driving classes are offered to seniors

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
The AARP refresher class for all licensed Oregon drivers will be held in Newport and Lincoln City during September.
On Tuesday, Sept. 8, the class takes place at Oregon Coast Community College in South Beach, 400 SE College Way. On Thursday, Sept. 17, the class will be held at the Lincoln City Community Center, 2150 NE Oar Place.
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Clinics provide shots for students

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
Lincoln County Health and Human Services is working to reduce the number of students in need of vaccinations as they return to the classroom this year.
Lincoln Community Health Center and Lincoln County Public Health are teaming up to offer vaccination clinics this week in Newport and Lincoln City. The goal is to reduce the number of students who
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Newport 60+ Activity Center hosting art museum, raptor center trip

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
A trip to the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art and Cascades Raptor Center in Eugene is being planned for Thursday, Sept. 3, by the Newport 60+ Activity Center.
Lunch will be buffet style at the Jade Palace Chinese Restaurant.
At the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, people will find galleries featuring American, European, Korean, Chinese and Japanese art.
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Community carnival planned in Toledo

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
A community carnival set for Aug. 29 in Toledo will help support the Olalla Center for Children and Families and other local nonprofits.
The event will include bingo and carnival games, along with snow cones, popcorn, hot dogs and a silent action. It takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Flowerree Center (former Mary Harrison Elementary School)
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ABC Preschool open house is Wednesday

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
ABC Preschool and Daycare is holding an open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today (Wednesday) to show off its new location.
The open house will include a summer art show.
ABC Preschool and Daycare is located at 2350 N Coast Highway, next to Sizzler in Newport.
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Extension office offering seafood workshops

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
The Lincoln County Extension Office is offering two workshops for people wanting to learn how to preserve seafood.
A fish smoking workshop will take place Friday, Sept. 4, from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost for this class is $20, and all participants must register no later than Aug. 31.
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Coastal Gems to walk Sept. 1

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
The Coastal Gems invite people to join them for a walk on Sept. 1.
They will be walking the 10K Amanda Statue route in Yachats. This trail is rated 1B for the 5K option, with some uneven footing, and the 10K is rated 2C for uneven footing and some steep inclines. This route is not appropriate for wheelchairs or strollers.
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Annual event draws nearly 1,200

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
Nearly 1,200 people attended the Oregon Coastal Quilters Guild's 25th anniversary quilt show Aug. 7-8 at the Newport Recreation Center. Visitors who filled out the "Viewer's Choice" ballots indicated that they came from at least two foreign countries (Canada and Germany), 73 different Oregon cities, and 19 other states.
Best of Show winners were "Freedom's Starburst," made by Marie Hansen;
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Group to show documentary

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
"Drift: A Community Seeking Justice," a short film created by University of Oregon students about the Gold Beach accident involving herbicide spray of a neighborhood, will be shown in Newport at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Central Lincoln PUD, 2129 N Coast Highway.
This is a fundraiser for Citizens for a Healthy County, a group that has filed a local
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People asked to conserve water

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
With this year's warmer and drier weather, streams are both heating up and shrinking, which spells trouble for fish. River and stream water levels and temperatures usually seen in October have been around since early July.
"While we're not yet seeing the fish kills that have plagued the Willamette and Columbia Rivers over the past month, we need
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It’s about horses, and much more

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
Sue Suddith has been around horses for most of her life. In fact, she earned a college degree in equine studies and became an instructor working with show horses -- hunters and jumpers.
"I was teaching kids that were fairly privileged and were typical riders…they just wanted to go to horse shows and win prizes. It as a fun job,
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Silhouettes in the sunset

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
Alivia Goldston, 8, of Boise, Idaho follows a seagull as the sun sinks Tuesday on Nye Beach.
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Newport High graduates travel to Kenya

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
The Rotary Club of Newport is participating in an international service project in Kenya, and two Newport High School grads traveled to Kenya on a humanitarian effort this summer.
The Rotary project benefits the residents of Kokwa Island in Lake Baringo, who fled to the island to escape tribal violence on the mainland. The project covers several aspects of
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Puffin, murre chicks hatched

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
Four pint-sized puffballs are shaking things up in the Oregon Coast Aquarium's Seabird Aviary.
The new arrivals, a common murre nicknamed Alice, and tufted puffins nicknamed Stanley, Stewart and Stella, hatched between July 21 and Aug. 1.
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BOBBIE'S BEAT: Rocki and the tissue issue

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
You can know someone their entire life and still find out an amazing new thing about them. I'm referring to my daughter, Rocki, who arrived in my hospital room shortly after my recent surgery. So okay, serious drugs can (and do) affect one's mind and body, and I did not recall our toilet paper conversation until days later. We are
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Classic car show

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
The Lincoln City Cultural Center is hosting its second annual Old School Classic Car Show Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the front lawn. The event is free for spectators. Owners of classic cars dated 1985 or older are encouraged to sign up for $15 in advance or $20 the day of the show. Registration forms can be
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Campfires prohibited in state parks, on beaches

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) is now prohibiting all campfires in Oregon State Parks and other properties owned and managed by the department beginning. The ban includes, but is not limited to designated fire pits, tiki torches and candles. The ban also extends to fires on ocean beaches.
"Our goal is to avoid any accidental fires on
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Sandcastle competition at South Beach State Park

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
South Beach State Park will host a sandcastle competition from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the park's day-use area.
Participants can compete individually or as a team, and all ages are welcome. People should bring their own supplies. An awards ceremony and prizes will follow.
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Democrats host Planned Parenthood

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
Lincoln County Democrats will host a representative of Planned Parenthood at their next meeting, set for at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26. The presentation will be followed by a brief question-and-answer period. A regular business meeting will follow.
The meeting takes place at the Association of Western Pulp & Paper Workers Local 13 union hall, located at 138 NW
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Fabric art exhibit coming to Yachats

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
The Yachats Academy of Arts & Sciences will present the international fabric art exhibit, "World Painters Challenge," on Sunday, Aug. 23, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the multi-purpose room of the Yachats Commons.
This exhibit contains 90 pieces of fabric art. Each piece is a 50-centimeter (19.7-inch) square. The exhibit started traveling in 2013 and has been shown
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Veterans office closed to public on Thursdays

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
Beginning Aug. 27, the Lincoln County Veterans' Services Office (VSO) will be closed to the public every Thursday. The office's new hours will be Monday through Wednesday and Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The office is closed for lunch those days from noon to 1 p.m.
Lincoln County VSO will continue to conduct outreach at the Lincoln
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Free vision screenings for children

Posted: Thursday, Aug 20th, 2015
Free vision screenings for children ages 3 to 7 are being offered from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Waldport Public Library, located at 460 NW Hemlock St.
As many as 15 percent of all preschoolers have an undetected vision problem that requires treatment with glasses. The Elks Children's Eye Clinic at Oregon Health &
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Having fun on the water

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
Weather conspired to present a sunny, breezy weekend for the 11th annual Port of Toledo Wooden Boat Show, bringing many people to the waterfront on the Yaquina River.
High tide coincided with the three heats of the popular cardboard boat races Saturday afternoon. A stiff breeze made returning to the starting point difficult for some paddlers after navigating the turn
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Enjoying the Lincoln County Fair

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
Daisy O' Hearn, 12, of Newport, poses for a picture with one of her chickens. It was O'Hearn's fifth year participating in 4-H.
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Pirates invade Depoe Bay

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
With plenty of double takes from passersby, piratical characters including (above, left to right) Capt. Ravenblood, Bartholomew and Commodore Rusty Blowm filled the streets Saturday for the 10th annual Treasure Depoe Bay. The fundraising effort for the local food bank garnered $2,000 and a large stock of donated canned goods. With a booming cannon fed by a contingent of British
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Physical therapy career is satisfying

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
NEWPORT -- A native of Waldport chose to attend graduate school in Wheeling, W. Va., for the adventure of it, to see a different part of the country and meet others from all across the land.
Ian Prichard-Grady succeeded in those goals while earning his degree in physical therapy.
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NUTRITIONAL WISDOM: Nuts: an important component of an anti-diabetes diet

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
Complications from diabetes result from constant elevations in blood glucose, which damage the blood vessels and other tissues. Excess glucose in the bloodstream results in the formation of Advanced Glycation End Products (AGEs) -- products formed when sugars react with and consequently damage proteins or fats in the body's tissues, especially the blood vessels. AGEs are produced at an accelerated
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Springtime cruise is topic

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
"The Springtime Tulip Cruise," a leisurely river cruise through Holland and Belgium being planned for April 2016, will be presented in a slide show on Thursday, Sept. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Newport 60+ Activity Center, located at 20 SE 2nd St.
This presentation will be given by a representative from the Go Collette travel company on
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Rummage sale is Saturday

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
The congregation of Atonement Lutheran Church in Newport is hosting a large rummage sale on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., in the church's Fellowship Hall. There will be a wide variety of items, including children's toys and clothing, games, computer equipment, books, furniture, housewares, fabric and much more.
A 1951 erector set with carousel, a Stihl chainsaw, and
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‘Inviting Aging’ workshop offered at rec center

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
Jackie Wolfe, of YoBody, will offer an "Inviting Aging" workshop at the Newport Recreation Center from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26.
"The workshop goal is to be playful in preparing ourselves for the health surprises that sneak up on us," said Wolfe, "and will cover basic movements to help us know our lives are still beautiful
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Free community luau Friday

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
Oceanview Senior Living will host a free community luau on Friday, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This annual event is Oceanview's way of saying "thank you" to the community. It will feature island cuisine, Polynesian log drumming by the Newport Drum Circle's Chandler Davis (appearing for the sixth consecutive year) and hula dancers.
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Sandcastle competition at South Beach State Park

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
South Beach State Park will host a sandcastle competition from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at the park's day-use area.
Participants can compete individually or as a team, and all ages are welcome. People should bring their own supplies. An awards ceremony and prizes will follow.
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Community carnival is Aug. 29

Modified: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
A community carnival set for Aug. 29 in Toledo will help support the Olalla Center for Children and Families and other local nonprofits.
The event will include bingo and carnival games, along with snow cones, popcorn, hot dogs and a silent action. It takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Flowerree Center (former Mary Harrison Elementary School)
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Banana Slug String Band performs in Yachats

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
The Banana Slug String Band will perform at the Yachats Commons from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.
The concert is free, thanks to the generosity of local donors who care about children's exposure to music and environmental issues. This is a fun, all-ages, end-of-summer event for youth. Learn more about the Banana Slug String Band online at www.bananaslugstringband.com.
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Free fun day Friday

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 18th, 2015
The Toledo Swimming Pool is hosting a free community fun day Friday, the day before the pool's annual maintenance closure.
Friday is free, but donations will be accepted -- suggested donations are $5 per person, or $15 per family.
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