• Pool to survive budget shortage with tax levy

    TOLEDO — Once threatened with closure for lack of funding, the Toledo Swimming Pool has survived a levy vote and will remain open for the foreseeable future. “It is the heart of the community for a lot of people,” said Mayor Billie Jo Smith.

  • Jail loses contract with Benton County

    NEWPORT — For a number of years, Benton County has contracted with the Lincoln County Jail to house some of its inmates. The local jail has a capacity of 161 inmates, and Benton County was contracting for 20 of those beds.

  • Court issues injunction in spray ban

    NEWPORT — A Lincoln County Circuit Court judge has issued a preliminary injunction against the “direct action” provision of Measure 21-177, which bans aerial spraying of pesticides in Lincoln County. This measure was narrowly approved in the May 16 electi

  • Ex-special education staff arrested on sex charges

    NEWPORT — A former assistant in a Newport High School special education classroom was arrested Tuesday, June 20, more than two years after allegedly committing multiple sex crimes against a student.

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New field inches closer

NEWPORT — The 140,000 square-foot turf field at Newport Middle School is on track to be completed by the first practice week for fall sports on Aug. 14.

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Bringing home the hardware

In the final inning, the Siletz, Eddyville and Toledo All-Stars (S.E.T) baseball team trailed the Siuslaw All-Stars by 12 runs.

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Bringing home the hardware

In the final inning, the Siletz, Eddyville and Toledo All-Stars (S.E.T) baseball team trailed the Siuslaw All-Stars by 12 runs.

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Youngsters take a swing at golfing fundamentals

NEWPORT — Safety, fundamentals and etiquette of golf were taught at the Junior Golf Camp at the Agate Beach Golf Club on the mornings of Monday, June 19 and and Tuesday, June 20.

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Surfers hang ten while cleaning local beach

NEWPORT — As the sun rose over Newport Saturday, June 17, about 60 young surfers lined up along the Pacific Ocean near Otter Rock State Park.

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    Newport Elks receive grant

    The heart of any home is its kitchen and the Newport Elks kitchen is no exception. On May 5, the Newport Elks, represented by Exalted Ruler Dave Teem Jr., accepted a $10,266 donation from the Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund to upgrade their agi

  • Community

    DAR awards scholarships

    The Yaquina Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently awarded scholarships to several local students.

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    Samaritan among nation's top-performing hospitals

    Samaritan Health Services, which includes Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital in Newport and Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital in Lincoln City, was recently ranked among the nation’s top-performing health systems based on an independent analysis of publ

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    Organizer for Oregon Wild will give talk

    Jason Gonzales, forest and watershed campaign organizer for Oregon Wild, will be speaking at the Tuesday, June 27, meeting of the Central Oregon Coast Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW), to be held at 6 p.m. at the Central Lincoln PUD me

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    Coastal attraction is coming back to life

    Summer time memories of the Oregon coast bring smiles to many faces. For many who visited Lincoln City, it was the famous Pixie Kitchen that brought miles of smiles to a generation of faces. And for two days, on June 24 and 25, this beloved attraction com

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    Watching fireworks from the Maritime Center

    On Tuesday, July 4, beginning at 8 p.m., the Lincoln County Historical Society invites all to an Independence Day Celebration at the Pacific Maritime Heritage Center. This event, first held in 2013, has become a local favorite.

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    Volunteers needed to help with potting event

    A group of volunteers from MCWC will be going to NORP in Tillamook on Friday, June 23, to help with a potting event. The local group will meet at the MCWC offices (23 N Coast Highway in Newport, next door to JC Market) at 7 a.m. Friday to carpool to the e

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    WIC help at farmers markets

    Lincoln County WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) staff is scheduled to be at the Newport Farmers Market on Saturday, June 24, and Saturday, July 22, to assist clients with the Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP).

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Siletz Bay Trail

A new trail that meanders along ancient dykes to a watershed teeming with wildlife and trophy-sized fish has opened at the Siletz Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

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