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  • Rental discussion gets heated

    Tempers flared at City Hall Monday night during a public hearing about a vacation rental resolution, with some voicing displeasure at the resolution in its current form and others expressing dismay at the ire directed toward vacation rental owners.

  • Highway pollinator project is for the bees

    LINCOLN COUNTY — The highway linking Newport to Yachats could soon be abuzz.

  • Flu outbreak in county schools

    LINCOLN COUNTY — According to Lincoln County School District officials, school staff are on high alert after flu-like symptoms were observed in multiple students at Sam Case Elementary School and Eddyville Charter School, prompting Lincoln County Public Health to declare an outbreak of the flu.

  • Toledo man sues ODOT over lost leg

    A Toledo man who lost his left leg in a car accident two years ago has filed a lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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Big-wave beef looms over Sunday contest

Big-wave surfing contest promoters are slated to hold competing tournaments on the same giant swell Sunday, setting the stage for a clash that involves renowned surfers, bewildered city officials and the Oregon State Police.

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Depoe Bay City Hall jarred by financial disarray

Two employees have lost their jobs and morale at city hall has plummeted as a result of financial turmoil that left municipal books unbalanced for months.

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Toledo man sues ODOT over lost leg

A Toledo man who lost his left leg in a car accident two years ago has filed a lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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Toledo mill vapors send workers to hospital

A dozen employees of the Georgia-Pacific containerboard mill in Toledo went to the hospital after being exposed to a chemical vapor late Tuesday night.

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Arrest made in parking lot accident

Police have arrested the driver of a car that ended up beneath a pickup truck in a retail parking lot last week. On Thursday, March 7 at 4 p.m., Newport Police were dispatched to a multiple vehicle traffic crash in the Walmart parking lot in Newport.

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Bookings down at Sheriff’s Office

Deputies responded to no calls of manslaughter or murder this year, according to a report on the previous year’s progress and achievements. The recently released 2018 report includes the creation of a new volunteer group, two hires for a new program and the reinstatement of an old team.

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Solving beach litter

Get out and get involved in cleaner beaches for Spring Break.

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Toledo launch ramp to close for repairs

The Port of Toledo’s launch ramp at 128 Ramp Road will be closed for two weeks, from March 18-31. The port is closing the ramp during the off-season in order to temporarily remove and repair a damaged section of the dock. The picnic area and restrooms will remain open to the public for day use only.

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Whales on the way

The Spring Whale Watch Week event returns to the coast March 23 - 31 to celebrate the more than 20,000 gray whales expected to migrate north past Oregon over the next few months.

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Finalists selected for port manager

The Port of Newport selected three finalists for the role of general manager and is preparing to have them meet the public this coming weekend.

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  • Obituaries

    Tom Respaky 69

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    Anthony Jay Palser June 22, 1975 - March 14, 2019

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  • Community

    The local impacts of World War II

    The east English and the west Oregon coasts faced the imminent threat of invasion during World War II. Mick McLean, president of the North Lincoln County Historical Society, will facilitate a slide-show discussion at the Newport 60+ Activity Center that describes many similarities on how authorities and local citizens facing the beach responded to real and perceived threats from the enemy, both foreign and domestic.

  • Community

    County Realtors launch food drive

    The government shutdown earlier this year took a toll on supplies at local food pantries, and the Lincoln County Board of Realtors has organized a food drive in an effort to replenish the stocks. Cash and food donations are being collected at a number of locations around the county. Food items needed include: peanut butter; canned tuna, chicken or salmon; chili; low-sugar jam and jelly; low-sugar canned fruit; hearty soups; cereal; and packaged dried fruit.

  • Community

    Film ‘Dolores’ to be shown in Lincoln City

    The Central Oregon Coast NOW Women's History Project this year features the film “Dolores,” the story of Dolores Huerta, the mother of the Chicano Farmworkers Union movement. It will be shown on Saturday, March 23, at 11 a.m. at the Bijou Theatre, which is hosting the special showing with local NOW. There is no admission charge, and refreshments will be available at the theater.

  • Business

    Oregon RAIN to highlight mid-coast entrepreneurs

    Oregon RAIN (the Regional Accelerator & Innovation Network) will host an event to highlight mid-coast entrepreneurship — the Coastal Startup Showcase — on Wednesday, March 27. Eight coastal entrepreneurs will take the stage to pitch their venture and share what's next for their startup. The event is free and open to the public to attend.

  • Business

    Julia Carlson recognized by Forbes as a top wealth advisor

    Julia Carlson, founder and CEO of Financial Freedom Wealth Management Group, LLC, has been ranked as a Top 10 advisor in Oregon in the 2019 Best-In-State Wealth Advisors list published by Forbes. “Our team is thrilled to be named to this exclusive list,” said Carlson. “Caring for clients is at the heart of what we do, and everyone on the team takes this responsibility seriously. It’s very rewarding to be recognized by Forbes for our commitment to helping our clients pursue freedom in all aspects of their financial lives.”

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    Shirley Lee Scott (90)

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4th Annual Crab Blessing

Families, fishermen and community members gathered at the North Jetty look-out at Yaquina Bay State Park on Friday, Jan. 4 for the 4th Annual Crab Blessing (Photos by Shelby Wolfe)


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