• Intrigue surrounds pink shrimp season

    NEWPORT — Last year’s landings of Oregon pink shrimp were the lowest amount netted off state waters in six years and preseason prognostications indicate this year’s take may be similar.

  • Kitzhaber receives seven days in jail for July 4 crash

    NEWPORT — The son of a former Oregon governor was sentenced Monday, March 27, to one week in jail for causing a crash that flipped a motorhome and seriously injured two people last summer.

  • Unemployment rate drops to 4.5 percent

    LINCOLN COUNTY — A robust job market produced record-low unemployment last month amid continued strength in the economy’s tourism industry.

  • Yachats lends support to aerial spraying ban

    YACHATS — Stepping into the fray, the city council has endorsed Measure 21-177, the controversial ballot measure to ban aerial spraying of pesticides in Lincoln County.

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Cubs offense sparks victory over Billies

NEWPORT — Newport High opened their annual Battle at the Beach softball tournament on Monday, March 27, with five schools each playing in a pair of doubleheaders over the two days of competition.

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Tigers suffer more injuries in defeat

NEWPORT — With Taft’s softball team already missing senior starting pitcher Audra Zook because of a broken wrist suffered during basketball season, the Tigers could little afford another injury.

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Sailors take on 23 teams in year’s biggest race

HOOD RIVER — Newport’s sailing team traveled to Hood River for their biggest competition of the season, where 24 squads of sailors looked to battle the Columbia River at the Forrest Cook Regatta.

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Boomers close out preseason

TOLEDO — Toledo’s baseball and softball teams closed out their preseasons with three tightly contested affairs at home against Regis on Monday, March 27.

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Newport explodes for 20 runs in win

NEWPORT — Rain would interrupt the first inning of Newport’s home game against Elmira, but those showers would give way to a flood of Newport runs.

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  • Opinion

    Two-way communication is critical

    The leadership at Eddyville Charter School has come under fire recently from a group of parents who are concerned about what they feel is an increasingly hostile environment at the school.

  • Community

    Film talks about end of life care

    People are invited to attend a free screening of the award-winning film, “New Rules For End Of Life Care,” which will be shown at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 7, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Highway 101.

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    ‘Homeless in the Land of Plenty’ is talk topic

    Ryan Stroud, a storyteller about human conditions, will speak on the topic “Homeless in the Land of Plenty” at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 7, at the Waldport Community Center, 265 NW Hemlock St.

  • Community

    Postural stretching class at senior center

    Poor posture often contributes to back and neck pain, tightness, stiffness and increased injuries, among other drawbacks. Thankfully, there are many simple exercises and stretches people can incorporate into their daily routines that will align their musc

  • Community

    Coast Chapter of NOW meets March 28

    The Central Oregon Coast chapter of NOW will be meeting on Tuesday, March 28, at Central Lincoln PUD, 2129 N Coast Highway, Newport.

  • Community

    Great Oregon Coast Garage Sale is coming

    The Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce is once again organizing the Great Oregon Coast Garage Sale to take place April 21-23 in the greater Lincoln City area. Those interested in having a garage sale should fill out the registration form at the chamber offi

  • Community

    Heceta Head Lighthouse to host event

    Heceta Head Lightstation is celebrating 123 years of shining its light on the Oregon coast, and a celebration is planned from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 30.

  • Opinion

    A symbolic reminder of a very real problem

    The streets of Siletz came alive on Wednesday, March 22, as hundreds of school children — accompanied by a significant number of adults — paraded through town as part of a “Healing March.” The march was all about taking a stand together as a community aga

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Breaking the cycle

Students from Siletz Valley Charter Schools joined leaders in prevention, religion and law enforcement in an anti-drug march through the streets of Siletz on Wednesday, March 22.

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