CORVALLIS — Though the Newport Swim Team brought only 16 competitors to its tri-meet Nov. 20 against the Corvallis Aquatic Team (107 swimmers) and the Bend Swim Club (59 athletes), Newport swimmers won 15 events, earned nine second-place finishes and brought home eight third-place ribbons.

WILSONVILLE — The Oregon School Activities Association released its 2021-22 preseason, statewide boys basketball coaches polls Tuesday for each of the OSAA’s six classifications.

WILSONVILLE — The Oregon School Activities Association released its 2021-22 preseason, statewide girls basketball coaches polls Monday afternoon for each of the OSAA’s six classifications.


Volunteers from Sacred Ground Baptist Church and the Siletz Tabernacle Church helped assemble 100 boxes of turkey dinner makings for Siletz residents in need. The packing took place at Siletz City Hall on Nov. 20. The dinner boxes are being distributed in place of the usual Siletz community …

Come spring, excited gardeners drive to nurseries, load up their cars and go home to plant. That’s tradition. But fall planting also ranks high as a time to put plants in the ground.

Mentors from the community are needed for Newport High School’s Access to Student Assistance Programs in Reach for Everyone program, ASPIRE. Mentors assist seniors in making plans for life after high school.

Arts & Entertainment

When the lights go on at Theatre West in Lincoln City for “The Cocktail Hour,” 623 days will have passed since actors last performed on the theater’s Jack Coyne stage. “The Cocktail Hour” completed two performances in 2020 before the COVID pandemic shutdown occurred; the play resumes today (…

Local stages have been dark for many long months since the pandemic struck, but the lights are beginning to go on for Newport and Lincoln City theater companies. With efforts in place to address social distancing and mask and vaccination mandates, audiences are starting to return. We contact…


Part gallery, part venue, the Waldport Events and Art Gallery features 30 regional artists and a rentable room in a former chapel building to meet the needs of Lincoln County residents looking for event space and a place where travelers can find a piece of the Oregon coast to take home.



Just two miles up the Siletz Highway from Highway 101, across the road from the Coyote Rock RV Resort, is a steep, hilly area that was clear-cut last summer.


Kelly Cleland was born in Las Vegas, Nevada to John and Cheri …