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Dungies take series over Keizer

NEWPORT — In the first complete league, three-game series of the season, the Mid Coast Dungies accomplished what has been a rare feat in the previous two seasons — winning a league series. With an 8-2 win on Sunday, July 1, and a doubleheader split on Monday (an 8-1 win and a 6-3 loss) against the Keizer Crushers, the Dungies secured their second series win since 2016 and put an end to the two-game skid they were on entering the series. “We put on a pretty good offensive display (on Sunday) and in the first game today,” said head coach Taylor Plesha. “It’s kinda deflating to not sweep a team that we thought we should sweep but really good starting pitching, Bridge struggled early today but then kept us in it and did his job.”

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Postlewait bring experience

When Oregon State’s Cadyn Grenier popped up behind the first base line with two outs in the ninth inning, Jake Postlewait grabbed something and tossed it across his living room thinking that the Beavers had lost to the Arkansas Razorbacks in the championship series of the College World Series. The devastation of watching his team come up just short of a national title started to set in. “Everybody started crying,” said Postlewait, an assistant coach Mid-Coast Dungies’ staff. “It was one of those deals where that’s not how you want to end it, at least get the ball in play, make them make a play, even a routine play would have been better than a popup in foul territory.”

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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Summer film series at the PAC

    The 2018 Summer Film Series at the Newport Performing Arts Center begins on July 15. Films are presented by Betsy Altomare and the Bijou Theatre. These independent films run Sunday and Monday evenings at 7 p.m. Prices are $7.50 for adults and $7 for seniors, children, military and OCCA members.

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    Ernest Bloch Memorial dedication set

    The Ernest Bloch Legacy Project announces a schedule of events during the days of dedication of the Ernest Bloch Memorial Wayside, July 18 to 21. Bloch is being remembered because he came to Newport at the height of his career in 1941, having already traversed the globe from Switzerland, to New York, to Cleveland, to San Francisco, back to Switzerland, and then for the last 18 years of his life, to Agate Beach. This renowned composer has been, and continues to be celebrated in concert halls around the world.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Hot art comes to Lincoln City

    The art triangle, comprised of the Pacific Artists’ Co-op Gallery, Artists’ Studio Association Beachstone Gallery, and the Lincoln City Cultural Center Chessman Gallery, will jointly hold an art reception at each location on Friday, July 13, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The galleries are located on the corner of Highway 101 and NE Sixth Drive in Lincoln City. Patrons can walk and wander among the new artwork in these galleries that are across the street from one another.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Theatre West to hold auditions

    Theatre West is issuing an audition call for its production of “Better Late,” a romantic comedy by Larry Gelbart. The director is Wes Ryan, who also directed “Borderline Crazies” in May. Auditions will be held at Theatre West, 3536 SE Highway 101 in Lincoln City, on Sunday and Monday, July 15 and 16, and Sunday and Monday, July 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. Most rehearsals will be at Theatre West, however, the actual performances will be at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

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    OCCC offers non-credit courses

    This summer, Oregon Coast Community College is offering a variety of engaging, entertaining community education courses. Each class features content packed into one session — making each one easy to fit into a busy summer schedule, and to invite visiting friends or relatives to come along, helping make summer getaways to Lincoln County that much more special. There are three courses tailored to small businesses, with the rest designed to entertain and inspire. From an introduction to Dungeons & Dragons, to oil painting on the Siletz Bay, to learning how to create wall hangings from locally sourced kelp, there is something for every interest in this busy lineup. Each of the classes will be held at the OCCC North County Center in Lincoln City. Registration is open now, at oregoncoastcc.org/communityed, or by calling 541-996-6222.

  • Community

    First ever swap meet in Toledo

    TOLEDO — The Toledo Chamber of Commerce and Toledo Action Group welcome all sellers, gawkers and buyers to their first ever swap meet. The Aug. 5 event at Memorial Field in Toledo will be an opportunity to trade what is not being used for a sought-after item. “We want to make it Toledo/Lincoln County First Annual Swap Meet, we want to make it countywide. It’s going to be a regular swap meet, not a market,” said Kathy Crane, director of the Toledo Chamber of Commerce during a July 10 telephone interview. “People can bring whatever they want to sell — auto parts, motorcycle parts, tools, household goods, furniture, clothes, antiques — anything.”

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    Concert kicks of partnership at cultural center

    This summer, the Lincoln City Cultural Center and Cascadia Chamber Opera (CCO) are working together to produce the world premiere of an original chamber opera by an Oregon composer. The first-ever staging of “Tango of the White Gardenia,” with music by Ethan Gans-Morse and libretto by Tiziana DellaRovere, is set for Saturday, Sept. 8, at the LCCC. To prepare for the premiere, the cultural center has named CCO its 2018 Ensemble in Residence and will host a series of performance and educational events in conjunction with the debut of “Tango of the White Gardenia.”

  • Community

    Rotary Club plans garden party barbecue

    On Saturday, July 14, the public is invited to join with Lincoln City Rotarians at Oregon Coast Community College's Lincoln City Center (3788 SE High School Drive) from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. for a garden party barbecue.

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2018 Fleet of Flowers

Around 2,000 people came together for the Fleet of Flowers ceremony in Depoe Bay on Monday, May 28. Boats bedecked in wreaths commemorated lives lost at sea.


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