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LINCOLN CITY — With 20 years experience in women’s fashion and an eye for the latest trends, Karry Blodgette wants to bring a new type of wome… Read more

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Typically, bond prices and interest rates move in opposite directions. This means that when interest rates rise, bond prices tend to fall, and conversely, when interest rates decline, bond prices tend to rise.

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LINCOLN CITY — With 20 years experience in women’s fashion and an eye for the latest trends, Karry Blodgette wants to bring a new type of women’s clothing boutique to Lincoln City, mixing and matching new and old styles to cater to local shoppers and coastal visitors alike.

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NEWPORT — A popular local bar and brewery makes its return debut this weekend as Bier One opens the doors with a soft opening at its new location within view of Highway 101 in Newport.

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The Siletz Tribal Council announced approval of a new extensive compensation package and incentive program for Chinook Winds Casino Resort. The casino is offering an additional $5 an hour summer bonus for current and new hires, a $1,000 sign-on bonus to select positions, and starting the fir…

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NEWPORT — Working from her garage in Newport, Danielle Clarice Knudsen of Dark Moon Doughnuts has been serving up delicious doughnuts and other baked goods in Lincoln County for the last two years and is now working her way up the ranks of a worldwide baking competition.

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After a year under the COVID-19 pandemic, brokers from Windermere Real Estate will hit the streets of Newport again for the company’s 37th annual Community Service Day, giving their own local spin on the companywide event.

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For many years, residents of Oregon’s coastal communities have been aware of the potential for a damaging Cascadia earthquake and tsunami. In 2020, Lincoln County experienced two different natural disasters — devastating wildfires and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic — that shocked residents…

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When it comes to coastal comfort food, whether it’s classic fish and chips, a sauce covered shrimp po’ boy sandwich or a “tornado potato,” the newest restaurant on the block in Depoe Bay has you covered.

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LINCOLN CITY — For the past 11 years, Dr. Jen Malter and her partner, Mary Kincaid, have worked to help care for the furry and feathered residents of Lincoln City as the owners of the Oceanlake Veterinary Clinic. Starting this week, they’ll be doing so at a brand new clinic building designed…

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The Oregon Coast Visitors Association (OCVA) has joined “Tourism Declares a Climate Emergency,” an international initiative that supports tourism businesses, organizations and individuals in declaring a climate emergency and taking purposeful action to reduce carbon emissions as per the advi…

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Inflation is all the rage after last week’s much hotter-than-expected inflation numbers and has created a bout of volatility in the markets. Our view remains that this period of higher inflation will be transitory, as many of the forces that have kept a lid on inflation over the past decade …

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced its plan to purchase domestic seafood products, including up to $17 million for three products specifically from the West Coast, for food assistance programs. The timing couldn’t be better as fishermen and processors are still coping with…

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On Saturday, May 15, Lincoln City Archery held its grand opening at Lincoln City Outlets. The indoor archery range will allow people to learn the art of traditional archery, focusing on the meditative and intuitive aspects of using a bow and arrow.

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This past year, Samaritan Health Services contributed nearly $126 million toward community health in Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties. These investments are designed to support activities related to Samaritan’s six priority areas: healthy families, greater access to health care, better netw…

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Strawberries, asparagus, rhubarb, mushrooms, salad greens — along with bedding plants, flowering baskets and fresh-cut flowers — are just a few favorites of Oregon’s agricultural bounty in late spring.

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NEWPORT — Construction work is underway at the McDonald’s restaurant in Newport, with plans calling for the addition of a second drive-thru lane as well as remodeling work to both the exterior and interior of the building.

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Advantage Real Estate in Newport has announced the addition of Russell Taylor as its newest broker, ready to help people with the purchase or sale of property.

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As they recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Oregon restaurants and entertainment venues will have opportunities to apply for federal relief grants. The Oregon Small Business Development Centers, in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), are providing no…

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One of the big discussions lately has been about how higher taxes will potentially impact the stock market. We’ve known since President Biden won the presidency and the Democrats secured control of the House and Senate that higher taxes are coming, likely in the form of higher corporate taxe…

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Lakeview Senior Living presented North Lincoln Fire & Rescue and Pacific West Ambulance with plaques expressing gratitude for their help during the COVID-19 pandemic. The plaques were made bearing these words: “2020: The Year of Gratitude. Lakeview Senior Living is grateful for the profe…

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Halco Welding in South Beach closed its doors at the end of April. After 41 years in business, owner Stuart Lofton was ready to retire.

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LINCOLN CITY — Before chowing down on some authentic cuisine from any of Lincoln City’s Mexican restaurants this week, consider savoring the moment by snapping a picture of your meal in honor of Cinco de Mayo. If you go out of your way to get a little creative, you could win a local prize fo…

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Lumber prices, locally and nationally, have soared recently, with many Lincoln County residents and business owners feeling the strain. Some are working to rebuild homes after the Echo Mountain Complex fire, and others simply seek to keep operating their businesses without being overwhelmed …

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On April 22, the world marked the 51st annual Earth Day. This year’s theme was Restore Our Earth. It represents a chance to learn about the environmental challenges we face today, how to become more involved and ways to align one’s personal choices to make a positive impact.

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SEAL ROCK — Attempting to expand a small business’ operations during a pandemic? Most people would call that lunacy. Around here, we call it Luna Sea, as in Luna Sea Fish House.

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Dr. Patricia Centron Vinales has joined Samaritan Kidney Specialists – Lincoln City and Samaritan Medical Group Kidney Care – Newport. She specializes in treating patients with acute and chronic kidney disease, kidney stones and fluid and electrolyte disorders.

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Today’s changing health care landscape makes understanding Medicare even more important. Whether you have questions for yourself or a loved one, the following answers may help.

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Helen Beaman has joined Samaritan Health Services. She provides behavioral health care and support at Samaritan Depoe Bay Clinic and Samaritan Toledo Clinic.

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Those craving a signature quarter-pound cookie or ganache-topped brownie from Chubby Lil’ Mermaid, a regular vendor at the Newport Farmers Market, no longer need wait until the market opens Saturday morning and compete with the crowds for a shot at one of the bakery’s sweet treats.

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Oregon RAIN (Regional Accelerator & Innovation Network) has been awarded an 18-month SPRINT Challenge grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. RAIN is one of only 44 organizations selected for this funding out of 238 applicants.

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It’s been a rough year for movie-goers, with everything from off-and-on closures to ongoing COVID-19 concerns keeping crowds away from the big screen and the tight spaces of the cinema. But since the start of the year, two local theaters have reopened and are working diligently to provide a …

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LINCOLN CITY — Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital welcomes orthopedic surgeons Dr. Craig Clark and Dr. Michael Van Anrooy. They come to Samaritan through a partnership with Synergy Surgicalists, increasing access to quality orthopedic care in Lincoln County.

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The Oregon Employment Department officially launched an online Spanish-language “initial claim” form for those applying for regular unemployment insurance benefits. The initial claim form is for those who are filing a claim for the first time, after which eligible claimants will file weekly …

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The Oregon Department of Justice (DOJ) has reason to believe that a group of scammers are setting their sights on Oregon to perpetrate “grandparent scams.” In grandparent scams, older adults are duped into handing over cash at their front door, thinking they’re helping a loved one who is in danger.