All hail Lincoln County track

There is a poignant expression that states, “Dumb men make simple things complicated and brilliant men make complicated things simple.”

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They call him ‘The Canary Kid’

The piano stopped playing when Dakota Wright, 5, stepped off the Dockside Charters vessel “Hot Pursuit” Wednesday, June 12, with this line-busting canary rockfish caught off Depoe Bay.

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BEASLEY AT LARGE — A cutthroat world

The first rule of fishing for cutthroat trout is knowing what you’re grabbing when you slip and fall like a cookbook cake.

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Dungies claw Cubs

The Newport Dungies American Legion team are undefeated in their first two outings, downing the Newport Cubs Tuesday, June 11, in a practice romp, 13-5, and eating the lunch of the Portland Eastsiders 13-1 on Wednesday.

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Coast Hills Classic ‘best ever’

With a gut-busting fusion of torturous terrain, claustrophobic forest trails, wild animals and stunning ocean views, the 12 miles of the Coast Hills Classic Mountain Bike Race drew 175 of the Northwest’s top cyclists Saturday.

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Young surfers to compete at Otter Rock and Roll

Young surfers will catch waves Saturday, June 15, in one of the most exciting surf contests at the Oregon Coast.

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Golfers take clubs to child abuse

Golfers will take a swing at child abuse next week because a grieving father turned his heartache into action with a tournament to memorialize his slain son.

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All-Star Cubs will play this weekend

Three talented players from the Newport High School baseball roster will join Oregon’s elite on the diamond at North Marion H.S. Saturday for the Oregon 4A All-Star Series.

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Coast Hills Classic is Sunday

Scores of competitive mountain bikers will descend on Newport this weekend for the 2019 Coast Hills Classic Mountain Bike Race, set to begin at 8 a.m. Sunday at the Wilder open space near Oregon Coast Community College.

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Sly catchers steal pitches, save games

Canny field generals, part-time shrinks for moody hurlers and larcenous as any bag-snatching base-runner, catchers are the new stars of baseball.

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Dungies, Cubs to play Tuesday

The local Newport American Legion Post 116 sponsors an amateur baseball team each summer. Our team is named the Dungies after the abundant Dungeness Crabs in our offshore sea. The colors are blue and orange and the post has called upon Taylor Plesha, Newport High School baseball coach, to coach this year’s team.

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Feds hatch plan to make you go fishing

If you thought fishing was a retreat from the crush of prying eyes, data collection, enthusiastic policymakers and more questions, think again.

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Runners traveled to win Marathon

The winning runners of the annual Newport Marathon traveled from all parts of the nation to compete in Saturday’s race.

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Skateboarders rip at rally

A crowd of hundreds — perhaps a thousand or more over three days —thundered its approval Saturday as skateboarders Aaron Homaki and Alex Sorgente crossed paths in the half-tube like supersonic jets at an airshow.

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Video News

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.