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Locomotive added to railroad museum’s collection

Modified: Friday, Feb 12th, 2016
The Yaquina Pacific Railroad Historical Society (YPRHS) will dedicate the latest addition to its rolling stock collection at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the museum in Toledo.
The retired 45-ton, center-cab locomotive, nicknamed the "45-Tonner," is a gift from the Georgia-Pacific mill in Toledo. It was used there in support of lumber and containerboard operations for
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Smitten with a kitten

Modified: Friday, Feb 12th, 2016
Well, I caved. A few weeks after my beloved old cat, Lap Sitter, crossed the Rainbow Bridge, offers started coming in from people who had, or knew of a cat for me. They implied I was abnormal for being pet-less, which is probably my fault for writing about all our various animals since this column began, and there are many
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Digging for dinner

Posted: Friday, Feb 12th, 2016
A trio searches the sands for soft-shell clams during low tide on Saturday, Feb. 6, in Siletz Bay.
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Author to give presentation

Posted: Friday, Feb 12th, 2016
The Cape Perpetua Visitors Center will host a slideshow talk by author Steve McQuiddy at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, as part of the Cape Perpetua Winter Discovery Series.
McQuiddy's book, "Here on the Edge," tells the story of how a small group of World War II conscientious objectors on the Oregon coast helped plow the ground for the
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Commercial wine competition winners announced

Modified: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
On Feb. 6-7, a warm, summer-like weekend full of sun and every good reason to be out on the beach, five talented wine judges, backed by a dedicated support crew who kept the glasses coming, remained sequestered in a Shilo Inn oceanfront suite from morning to night.
They were swirling, sniffing and spitting as they analyzed 171 wines entered
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County participates in School-based Health Care Awareness Month

Posted: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
February is School-based Health Care Awareness Month, and Lincoln County's four school-based health centers (SBHCs) will be taking part.
The first SBHC in Lincoln County opened at Toledo High School in September 1986, so this observance also marks 30 years of service to the communities of Lincoln County.
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Medicare class offered in Newport

Posted: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
The Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments and SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance) are hosting a Medicare class that will cover the basics of Medicare parts A, B C and D.
The class is from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at the Samaritan Center for Health Education, 740 SW 9th St., Newport.
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Lincoln Community Health Council seeks new members

Posted: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
The Lincoln County Health and Human Services is seeking volunteer members for appointment to the Lincoln Community Health Council, the policy making body for the Lincoln Community Health Center.
The health council supports and guides the Lincoln Community Health Center's mission to provide comprehensive health care that is quality-driven, affordable and culturally competent to the people of Lincoln County, regardless
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Fire district struggles to find volunteers

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
SEAL ROCK -- Like the majority of fire districts around America, the Seal Rock Rural Fire Protection District relies on volunteer firefighters to help protect the community. But with a steady increase over the years in the amount of training required of those volunteers, it is becoming more and more difficult to find people willing to make that commitment.
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A perfect day on the beach

Modified: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
Clear skies and warm temperatures greeted visitors Sunday, Feb. 7, at Nye Beach in Newport, capping off a weekend of favorable weather. The sunshine isn't expected to stay around long, though, as rain is expected to return later in the week.
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Going gluten-free to lose weight?

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
Popular diet books are blaming wheat (or gluten, which is the major protein in wheat) for the epidemic of obesity. First it was low-fat, then low-carb, and most recently, gluten-free diets have been promoted as the "magic bullet" for weight loss.
Wheat has been blamed for obesity because there has been an increase in wheat flour products concomitant with the
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CASA of Lincoln County plans training

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
Volunteers are needed to serve as CASAs (Court Appointed Special Advocates) for children. CASAs advocate in court on behalf of children who were abused and neglected and are now in foster care.
Training will be held March 7,11, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. Courtroom observation will also be a required part of the training.
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Science center to host Fossil Fest

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
NEWPORT -- Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center will hold its annual Fossil Fest event on Saturday, Feb. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fossils are top-of-mind for many Oregonians, following the discovery in late January of mammoth bones during a construction project at Reser Stadium on the OSU campus.
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Sweetheart Buffet to support Family Promise

Modified: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
Family Promise of Lincoln County announces a special Sweetheart Buffett to be served at the Inn at Otter Crest on Saturday, Feb.13.
Tickets are $50 per person and are available at the Family Promise office at 5030 SE Highway 101 in Lincoln City, or from any board member. At the door, tickets will be $55 per person.
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Credit union announces scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
TLC, a division of Fibre Federal Credit Union, is offering five scholarships to graduating seniors and those students returning to college for the 2016-17 academic school year.
The four $1,500 scholarships and the $2,000 Jim Stacie Memorial Scholarship may be used at any accredited college, university or trade school.
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Free computer classes offered

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
NEWPORT -- The Newport Public Library is offering a number of free computer classes in the coming weeks.
On Friday, Feb. 12, at 9 a.m., Beginning Excel (2013) will be taught. This class teaches the basics of creating a spreadsheet and adding rows and columns. Intermediate Excel, which will be taught at 10 a.m., teaches how to balance a checkbook,
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Oregon Family Support Network offers assistance

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
The Oregon Family Support Network, OFSN, is a family-run, nonprofit organization for children with developmental and/or behavioral challenges and their families. It builds its foundation on the shared, lived experiences of parents, grandparents, relatives and other people the youth or parents define as "family."
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Pucker up on Valentine’s Day at aquarium

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
NEWPORT -- Valentine's Day is the perfect excuse to share tokens of affection. At the Oregon Coast Aquarium, that means whiskery seal and sea lion smooches.
The aquarium is honoring this annual celebration of love by providing visitors with an opportunity to experience kisses unlike any other at a discounted price on Feb. 13, 14, 20 and 21.
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Love is in the air

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 10th, 2016
TOLEDO -- Around this time each year, things start getting just a little bit sweeter in Toledo as the Toledo Downtown Association, the hub for many of Toledo's events and activities, begins putting up hearts on street poles in town.
The "Street Hearts" project began more than eight years ago as a community fundraiser, where people could show their love
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Rainy day fun

Posted: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
Reef and Finnegan Gamache lean close to listen to the resonating tubes during a recent rainy day at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in South Beach.
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Dancing in the rain

Posted: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
Why would any semi-intelligent Oregonian go out of her way to play in the rain, especially during a season when Oregon is having unprecedented amounts of rain? In late December, I read we were up to 22 inches of the wet stuff, in one month.
I recently spent two weeks in Southern California for the primary purpose of being present
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Publication chronicles Oregon Pacific Railroad

Modified: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
A new book, "Empire of Dreams, the Story of the Oregon Pacific, Oregon's Most Controversial Railroad," was recently published and is available through the Yaquina Pacific Railroad Historical Society.
Author Scott M. Gavin spent the past 30 years in the research and compilation of the definitive history of the Oregon Pacific Railroad. "Empire of Dreams" is approximately 400 pages in
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Fish from tsunami-wrecked vessel on display

Posted: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
NEWPORT -- A unique group of castaways that made international headlines completed another move this winter -- this time into the Oregon Coast Aquarium's exhibits.
Yellowtail jacks, Seriola lalandi, some over a foot long, and a banded knifejaw, Oplegnathus fasciatus, were trapped inside the hold of a derelict boat hull when it was spotted by fishermen southwest of Newport in
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Daughters of the American Revolution announce essay winner

Posted: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
The Yaquina chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) recently announced its local essay contest winner.
Each year, NSDAR holds an American History Essay Contest for grades 5-8, and a Christopher Columbus Essay Contest for grades 9-12.
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Lincoln Community Health Council seeks new members

Posted: Thursday, Feb 4th, 2016
The Lincoln County Health and Human Services is seeking volunteer members for appointment to the Lincoln Community Health Council, the policy making body for the Lincoln Community Health Center.
The health council supports and guides the Lincoln Community Health Center's mission to provide comprehensive health care that is quality-driven, affordable and culturally competent to the people of Lincoln County, regardless
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Shepherding the flock for 25 years

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 2016
NEWPORT -- In 1991, the Rev. Don Taylor, his wife, Kath, and their three young children moved to Newport, where Don became the pastor of First Presbyterian Church. They had moved to the Oregon coast from Denver, and at that time, they weren't necessarily looking at Newport as a place where they would stay until retirement.
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1941: Oregon and Lincoln County prepare for war

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 2016
(This is another in a series of articles gleaned from pages of the 1941 editions of the Lincoln County Leader, regarding events leading up to the start of World War II.)
By the spring of 1941, few who listened to their radios, saw recent movies or read their Lincoln County Leader didn't know that America would soon be embroiled
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The nutritional value of vegetables

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 2016
Every day, we should eat a combination of raw and cooked vegetables because the effects of cooking are different depending on which nutrients we're talking about.
Cooking modifies the physical and chemical properties of foods. It causes degradation or leaching of certain nutrients and phytochemicals, but also softens cell walls and other food matrix components, facilitating the extraction and absorption
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Waldport Library announces competition

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 2016
"Not all those who wander are lost."-- J.R.R. Tolkien This quote is the prompt for the 2016 Young Writers' Competition at the Waldport Library. Middle school and high school students from all over Lincoln County are asked to ponder this quote and write a fiction or non-fiction piece that reflects their thoughts in 800-1,500 words.
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‘Restaurant for Hope’ Tuesdays at Momiji’s

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 2016
Family Promise of Lincoln County announces a "Restaurant for Hope" event at Momiji's Gourmet Japanese & Chinese Restaurant this month.
Every Tuesday evening in February, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Momiji's is partnering with Family Promise by donating 30 percent of its profits (dine-in only) to the program to help provide shelter, meals, education and more to families
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Lincoln City quilters featured

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 2016
This year's annual February quilt display at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum features quilts made by 10 members of the Oregon Coastal Quilters Guild who reside in Lincoln City. The quilt makers are also members of the Lincoln City Senior Center.
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Grow your own best vegetables

Posted: Wednesday, Feb 3rd, 2016
Francis Bacon once said, "Gardening is the purest of human pleasures." Digging and improving the soil, planting seeds, marveling at their development, and then gathering, serving and savoring your own vegetables can generate amazing happiness and satisfaction.
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