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National Public Lands Day

Posted: Thursday, Sep 29th, 2016
Sunny skies and warm temperatures, along with free admission, attracted a sizable crowd to Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area in north Newport on Saturday, Sept. 24, for the annual celebration of National Public Lands Day. A variety of activities were held to commemorate the occasion, including an invasive English Ivy pull, European Beach Grass pull, work in the lighthouse keeper's
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Learning how to grow your own food

Posted: Thursday, Sep 29th, 2016
An innovative program to provide gardening education to Oregonians took place on the Oregon coast this summer.
Several Lincoln County agencies, including Oceana Family Literacy, The Ridge Apartments, OSU Extension Service and Lincoln County Master Gardeners were the sponsors of "Seed to Supper," an innovative program to provide gardening education to members of various communities in Oregon.
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Local Ocean Seafoods will host 'dine out' event Oct. 5

Posted: Thursday, Sep 29th, 2016
Local Ocean will host the next "Dine Out for Samaritan House" on Wednesday, Oct. 5. The popular Bayfront eatery will donate 15 percent of the day's profits to help support Samaritan House, a shelter for homeless families with children.
Local Ocean Seafoods, located at 213 SE Bay Blvd., has become the premier destination for fresh, local seafood in Newport
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Rockin through the Rockies

Posted: Thursday, Sep 29th, 2016
I had to laugh when there was finally enough Wi-Fi to pull up the News-Times on my iPad to see if last week's column made it into the paper. What made me laugh was my editor's note: "Bobbie is away from her desk this week, etc., etc." The reason I laughed is at the very moment the paper
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Chardonnay and crab

Posted: Thursday, Sep 29th, 2016
My wife, Christina, and I walk two and a half miles on the beach every morning, above or below the lighthouse on Yaquina Head. Breathing that air while stretching muscles and joints; gazing at vistas of rock formations, headlands, tide pools, the ebb and flow of the surf, watching the flight patterns of raptors and gulls -- all of this
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Chowder, brews and tunes on the coast

Posted: Thursday, Sep 29th, 2016
Fresh clam chowder with a cold microbrew -- the perfect pairing for a cool fall afternoon. And in Lincoln City, there will be plenty of both at the inaugural Chowder & Brewfest on Oct. 8, presented by Mo's Restaurants at Lincoln City Outlets.
The fun begins at noon with Mo's Restaurants' famous clam chowder, which will be available to sample
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Beach run to be held on Oct. 9

Modified: Thursday, Sep 29th, 2016
The Coast Hills Running Club of Newport will hold its annual Free Flight Run on Sunday, Oct. 9.
The running club has been holding this run for more than 30 years, but this year, the event will take place on a new course -- on the beach at Beverly Beach State Park north of Newport.
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Toledo Foursquare Church will host 'Worship Night in America'

Posted: Thursday, Sep 29th, 2016
On Tuesday, Oct. 25, tens of thousands of Christians across the country are expected to gather in churches and theaters for an event called "Worship Night in America: An Evening of Unity and Prayer for our Country."
Locally, the event will be hosted by Toledo Foursquare Church, located at 1803 NW Lincoln Way in Toledo. The event begins at 7
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Church plans youth group, children's choir

Posted: Thursday, Sep 29th, 2016
First Presbyterian Church of Newport will be hosting a middle school youth group (grades 6-8) on the first and third Wednesday of each month, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The first meeting is Wednesday, Oct. 5, and dinner will be provided.
This is an open event for middle school youth in the area, and both members and
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Kingdom Dog Ministries coming to Newport

Posted: Thursday, Sep 29th, 2016
Kingdom Dog Ministries will be making an appearance at First Presbyterian Church in Newport on Sunday, Oct. 2, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Kingdom Dog Ministries is a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching obedience and spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the unique use of Labrador Retrievers. Using dogs as a visual illustration, Kingdom Dog Ministries blends humor
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A taste of marine research aboard the Oceanus

Modified: Tuesday, Sep 27th, 2016
Several coastal high school students and teachers had an experience recently that they won't soon forget. They took part in a cruise aboard Oregon State University's research vessel Oceanus.
On Sept. 13, the five students and three teachers departed from Newport's Yaquina Bay and helped OSU scientists on the Oceanus collect data on marine mammals and seabirds between Heceta Bank
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Sea Otter Awareness Day to be held

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 27th, 2016
The Oregon Coast Aquarium will celebrate Sea Otter Awareness Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1. This event celebrates the vital role these threatened animals play in the nearshore ecosystem, and highlights how the Oregon Coast Aquarium provides top-notch animal care for its four rescued sea otters: Judge, Schuster, Nuka and Oswald.
In the wild,
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Nine Newport High School students earn IB diplomas

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 27th, 2016
Nine students from Newport High School's International Baccalaureate Program have officially earned their globally recognized IB diplomas from the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.
The IB diploma program is a comprehensive, two-year academic program that prepares young people to meet the academic demands of college while motivating them to become thoughtful, caring and active citizens. The IB program and
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Input sought at public health forum

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 27th, 2016
InterCommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization (IHN-CCO) is hosting a community dinner and conversation on Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Center for Health Education, located at 740 SW Ninth St. in Newport.
IHN-CCO, which serves Oregon Health Plan members in Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties, holds an annual public meeting in each county to
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Helping people research ancestors

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 27th, 2016
On Saturday, Oct. 1, the Lincoln County Genealogical Society will begin a monthly series of programs designed to encourage an interested public to pursue their family history investigations.
The programs, scheduled for 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month, will consist of a combination of presentations by talented genealogists, Internet topics, and sit-down workshops, where members
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Instructor to teach Science of Happiness curriculum

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 27th, 2016
Instructor Cynthia Clayton will once again be teaching the Science of Happiness curriculum through community education classes offered at Oregon Coast Community College.
Clayton's courses are based on information from the Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley Psychology Department, Mindful Schools Fundamentals, and her own brand of counseling and workshop practices -- InnerEnergyMatrix -- from more than 40 years of
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Women's Giving Circle features Lovingkindness meditation

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 27th, 2016
Penelope McCarthy will lead a Lovingkindess meditation at the Pacific Communities Health District Foundation's (PCHD) Women's Giving Circle fall event on Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Center for Health Education, 740 SW Ninth St., Newport.
Based in the Buddhist tradition, Lovingkindness practice is an antidote to fear. In this brief guided practice, participants
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Life Chain will line Highway 101 from Florence to Astoria

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 27th, 2016
Hundreds of local Christians and other pro-life persons, and many of their clergy, are expected to line the sidewalks of Highway 101 from Florence to Astoria to form a Life Chain on Sunday, Oct. 2.
The Newport Life Chain, "Stand For Life," will take place from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Local participants will gather in front of Newport City
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Celebrating positive youth development at open house

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 27th, 2016
All around the country during the week of Oct. 2-8, youths and adults alike will be celebrating National 4-H Week and sharing how the 4-H Youth Development Program enriches lives and helps build positive futures.
People are invited to come to the Lincoln County 4-H open house on Saturday, Oct. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. at the OSU
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Agent Orange Town Hall

Posted: Friday, Sep 23rd, 2016
It has been more than 40 years since the Vietnam War ended, but some veterans of that war -- and their families -- are still suffering from the fallout.
Everyone experiences medical problems as they age, but what many Vietnam veterans don't know is some of their medical issues could be directly attributed to their exposure to the defoliant commonly
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Celebrate the ’60s at kite festival

Posted: Friday, Sep 23rd, 2016
Big show kites will take to the skies at the D River State Recreation Site on Oct. 1-2 for the Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival. Celebrate the sounds of the '60s with the theme "Windstock" at this signature Oregon coast festival, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
Windstock is a psychedelic blend of windsock, a popular
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Hands Across the Bridge in Waldport

Posted: Friday, Sep 23rd, 2016
Lincoln County Recovery/Wellbriety Month will be recognized on Saturday, Sept. 24, with the annual Walter Ackerson Jr. Hands Across the Bridge Ceremony and Recovery Celebration in Waldport.
This event is a visual reminder honoring and encouraging those who are recovering from addictions and for the thousands, besides themselves, who are affected by it.
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Community discussion is Sept. 27 in Newport

Posted: Friday, Sep 23rd, 2016
The Central Oregon Coast Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) will host a community discussion at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, on the Oregon Women's Foundation "Count Her In" Report (https://womensfoundationoforegon.org/uploads/CountHerInreport.pdf), which was released Sept. 21 on the status of women and girls in Oregon.
The discussion will be held at Central Lincoln PUD meeting
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Interpretive volunteers needed as ambassadors for nature

Posted: Friday, Sep 23rd, 2016
Do you or someone you know have a passion for Oregon's rocky intertidal denizens -- including octopuses? How about an avid interest in the seabirds and shorebirds that call Oregon home?
The Oregon Coast Aquarium is seeking volunteer interpreters to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with guests at its Rocky Shores Exhibit, Octopus Lair and Seabird Aviary.
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Science fiction novel to be launched

Posted: Friday, Sep 23rd, 2016
Local author Wallace Kaufman will launch his latest book, "The Hunt for FOXP5," at the Newport Public Library on Sunday, Sept. 25 at 2 p.m.
Genetics professor Michelle Murphy loses her husband under mysterious circumstances, while their brilliant adopted daughter Avalon stubbornly believes she is a mutant.
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The window

Posted: Friday, Sep 23rd, 2016
(Editor's note: Bobbie is away from her desk this week, and so we are publishing an often-requested piece that has run in the past.)

Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to receive his daily medical treatment. His bed was next
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Salmon bake surges despite downpour

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
DEPOE BAY -- The powerful cadence of Native drums echoed through Depoe Bay City Park last Saturday, Sept. 17, announcing the return of the annual Indian-style salmon bake.
Under vigorous new leadership and a 150-strong corps of loyal volunteers, the 60-year-old event silenced doubters who worried about the iconic festival's future. In recent years, it struggled over the lack of
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Thrift store plans move to new home

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
NEWPORT -- For the past seven years, the Pick of the Litter Thrift Store, operated by Friends of Lincoln County Animals (FOLCAS), has been operating out of a building at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. Recently, FOLCAS finalized the purchase of its own building, and work is underway to relocate the store.
"We've actually been looking around for a more suitable
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Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Yaquina Head

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
Volunteers are invited to join the Bureau of Land Management for a National Public Lands Day event at the Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area on Saturday, Sept. 24.
The all-ages event will be one of many offered across the country that day to celebrate service in the nation's treasured public lands. Entrance fees will be waived, and special activities
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A community forest begins in Lincoln County

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
The Oregon Coast Community Forest Association (OCCFA) held a Forest Hill dedication event on Saturday, Sept. 10, to honor a key contributor, Terri O'Dell.
O'Dell became involved as a private individual to help fund this project when she heard about the goals of the nonprofit organization to build a community forest. Forest Hill, located between Newport and Toledo, is
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Bridie’s Tours set for Italy, Cornwall and Wales

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
Bridie's Irish Faire will offer "Ciao! Italia: A Tour of Italy" in the spring of 2017, and "Autumn in the UK," a fall tour of Cornwall and Wales.
These all-inclusive, 13-day tours are open to both men and women, and the price includes transportation by luxury coach and driver, four-star hotel stays, a professional guide for the duration
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Free Flight Run is Oct. 9

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
The Coast Hills Running Club of Newport will hold its annual Free Flight Run on Sunday, Oct. 9.
The running club has been holding this run for more than 30 years, but this year, the event will take place on a new course -- on the beach at Beverly Beach State Park north of Newport.
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Eat more often, gain weight

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
It is well known that in recent years, restaurant portion sizes have steadily increased, and many single meals at fast food outlets and restaurants pack in enough calories for an entire day.
Overall in the U.S., we are surrounded by calorie-dense food all the time. Today, we eat more and more often than we did 20 or 30 years
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Community health revival celebration set

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 21st, 2016
People are invited to join officials from Lincoln County Public Health on Sept. 29 for the Community Health Improvement Plan Revival Celebration, which takes place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Center for Health Education, located at 740 SW Ninth St. in Newport.
Those attending will find out about the community's progress and accomplishments over the past
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