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Avoid water at Seal Rock State Park beach

The Oregon Health Authority issued a public health advisory Thursday for higher-than-normal levels of bacteria in ocean waters on the beach at Seal Rock State Park.

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Surf Report Aug 22-26

Surf Report

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No kicks, no timeouts and no quitting

TOLEDO — A football “jamboree” dismissed by some as a “glorified practice” is shaping-up as a monumental three-way clash between title-hungry teams on Friday, Aug. 30.

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Surfers to compete at Agate Beach

NEWPORT — The annual Agate Beach Surf Classic that will take place Sept. 6-8 is expected to draw scores of amateur surfers from Lincoln County and around Oregon for great waves and big prizes.

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Kids dodge balls, learn life lessons

Dodgeball is more fun than a Sunday service but packs some of the same lessons, according to the organizers of the tournament held last Friday at the Newport Recreation Center.

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Boaters sail with special cargo

Wide-eyed kids squealed in wonder at their first encounters with Dungeness crab and coho salmon during a flotilla-sized fishing event for children with special needs Saturday, July 27.

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Prep gridders ready to jam

This season’s roster of prep talent will flood Boomer Stadium Friday, Aug. 30, during a football “jamboree” featuring three local high school teams.

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‘Cubbies’ learn the game

More than enough kids to fill four rosters turned out for a three-day football camp Aug. 12-14 at Newport High School’s Morrow Field, home of the title-hungry Cubs.

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Lincoln City donates to non-profits

LINCOLN CITY — At a ceremony on Wednesday, Lincoln City distributed checks for a total of $50,000 which was divided between 18 non-profits that serve Lincoln City or the north county area.

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What they are catching

This chunky, 13 lb. cabezon was decked Monday just north of Depoe Bay by afternoon fisherman Donn Murphy of Bend aboard the Dockside Charters vessel Triumph. While cabezon fishing by boat closes Aug. 16-Dec. 31, bank anglers can still collect these fish.

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Newport rules Seahorse

The defending champion Newport Swim Team blistered the lanes last weekend at the municipal pool, retaining their domination over the annual Seahorse Invitational Meet.

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Tricky 8th hole at Agate Beach aced by 13-year-old

The shortest hole at Agate Beach Golf Course is the 8th, an artful Par 3 challenge carved from the nearby forest with a variety of eye-popping hazards including a bobcat that frequents the fairway.

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Additional Articles

  • Sports betting starts at casino

    LINCOLN CITY — Chinook Winds Casino Resort will become the first casino in Oregon to offer live “Las Vegas-style” sports wagering when betting opens Tuesday, Aug. 27, at 9 a.m.

  • Bag doubled for flatfish

    NEWPORT — Why settle for just one barn door-sized flatfish when you can have two?

  • Mud Rampage

    NEWPORT — Strength, stamina, balance and gritty determination will be on display at the annual Buccaneer Rampage Mud Obstacle Race Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Newport Municipal Airport.

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Newport 2018 State Track and Field

The Newport track and field competed in the 4A state track and field event at Hayward Field in Eugene on Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12. The Cubs boys team finished seventh while the girl's team finished 21st.