Sports

LINCOLN CITY — The Taft High School swim program celebrated its seniors Tuesday afternoon, and in the process built some momentum heading into the postseason in posting several positive performances at the Last Chance Invitational, featuring 114 swimmers and hosted by the Tigers at the Linco…

Leading into the weekend, the Cascade High School girls basketball team was doing a pretty good impression of a steamroller, fattening a handful of recent opponents in its path. Unfortunately for Newport fans Tuesday night at Spangler Court, the Cubs became the Cougars’ latest victim.

MAPLETON — Senior guard Drake Dougherty led the way, and Eddyville Charter snapped a four-game losing streak Monday night with a 38-35 road win in boys basketball 1A-3 Mountain West League play.

Community

The recent cold snap reminded me of all of the outdoor cats that could be struggling. We have such warm and balmy weather on the Oregon coast that when it gets truly frigid outdoors, pets and other animals must acclimate quickly, and that is not always possible.

A normal day conducting research at sea contains three key components: an early wake up call, waiting around, and a mad rush to finish processing samples before each new site.

Eastern Oregon University in La Grande named 572 students to the Dean’s List for the 2022 fall term. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale while completing a minimum of 12 hours of graded EOU coursework.

Arts & Entertainment

“It’s been an incredible community effort,” said Jason Holland, executive director of Oregon Coast Council for the Arts (OCCA), in speaking of fundraising for multi-year improvements to the Newport Performing Arts Center.

The regular monthly meeting of the Central Coast Fly Fishers will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, at the OSU Extension Office, located at 1211 SE Bay Blvd. in Newport.

Business

Anyone who has tried to hire a contractor for a home or business project in recent years knows that the number of people working in the trades is not keeping up with the demand for their services. And it has become even more apparent recently that in addition to needing more people to fill t…

Food

Honey is about as wild as food gets and has been used by humans for as long, and presumably far longer, than its written history. Cave paintings in Spain from 7000 B.C. show some of the earliest records of beekeeping. It’s been mentioned in Sumerian and Babylonian cuneiform writings, the Hit…

Opinion

Obituaries

Tanya Alma Scroggins passed away at home among family as the s…

Keith Latham (67) died on February 2nd in Salem, Oregon. He is…

Walter Samuel Tracey II passed away on December 5, 2022, in Eu…

It is with great sadness that we share that our mother, Floren…