New Details / Resignation: City councilor leaves post
New details post at 6 a.m. March 16 The following is Elaine Starmer's response to The News Guard inquiry as to why she has resigned. "I understand you’re looking for comment from me regarding my resignation. As I stated in the March 13 City Council meeting, I cannot speak openly about the details of the Executive Session that convinced me I am no longer a good fit for LC City...
Oregon Police Confirms, 1 Dead, 3 injured from 2-vehicle Crash in Lincoln County
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Oregon State Police say that a crash between two cars near milepost 152 in Lincoln County on Wednesday, 15 March 2023, killed one person and hurt three others. Authorities say that Ashlee Christine Hayden, 32, of Tidewater, died at the scene around 3:30 p.m. when...
Fatal Crash: 1 persons dies, 3 hospitalized
Oregon State Police report one person died and three others suffered serious injuries in a crash along Highway 101 south of Lincoln City. OSP troopers and emergency crews responded to the crash site just before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, to find a two-vehicle crash near milepost 152 on Highway 101 in Lincoln County. The preliminary investigation indicated a white Subaru Impreza WRX, operated by 32-year-old Ashlee Christine Hayden of...
Police Blotter: A swastika drawn in the sand
The police blotter relates to the public record of incidents as reported by law enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change. For specific details about cases listed, contact the appropriate law enforcement agency. Lincoln City Police February 12 ...
Most Viewed / Signs of the Time: Wayfinding monuments on the horizon
Lincoln City ‘s infamous octopus branding image is about to go sky-high. New city entrance signs, called wayfinding monuments, are in the works to update the city’s image and help to get people from here to there. Project start, stop, on again The Lincoln City entry monuments are part of a Lincoln City wayfinding system...
Let state, county agencies know your feelings about Lindly Park plans
A public meeting was held in Waldport on Thursday to discuss the fate of Don Lindly Park along Oregon Highway 34 on the south side of the Alsea River, across from Canal Creek Road. It is an unpretentious, low impact public space. The public entities involved are the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Oregon Marine Board, and Lincoln County. Over a decade ago, a stated plan was outlined and only now is being unwrapped … over a decade later.
Tigers train for track season
It was a beautiful sunny day in Lincoln City and the Taft 7-12 track was blooming with future track stars. Under the watchful eyes of coaches Doll, Snelling, Tolan and Williams the boys and girls varsity track squads practiced running, dashing, jumping, throwing discus and handing off batons. The young...
Oregon Coast CC pulls $32 million bond off May ballot after it discovers $8 million in state match is no longer available
Oregon Coast Community College, which had planned to ask Lincoln County voters in May to approve a $32 million bond to build a trades building, announced Thursday is it pulling the measure off the ballot. Thursday was the deadline for candidates to file for election or local governments to seek...
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Salem, OR—As Oregon heads into spring, heavy rainfall and snow melt are expected to follow, which may lead to flooding in many areas. The Oregon Division of Financial Regulation urges homeowners and businesses to consider protecting their properties with comprehensive flood insurance, which offers many benefits during natural disasters.
Pantry delivers more than food in Grand Ronde
GRAND RONDE, Ore. — In the community of Grand Ronde, west of Salem, the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde have a popular food pantry which serves as a gathering place, too. Food boxes are distributed two days a week. They call this place Iskam MәkMәk-Haws, which means "house where you get food."
Grand Ronde tribal community debuts 'tiny shelter' villages
GRAND RONDE, Ore. — The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde is working to support homeless tribal members with two new "tiny shelter" villages. The first village opened a few weeks ago, and tribal leaders are already building the second. The community northwest of Salem, off Highway 22 on the...
Your chance to have a voice in the state budget process
The Oregon Legislature’s Joint Ways and Means Committee has scheduled a series of public hearings on the state budget. Members of the public will have the opportunity to testify at each of these scheduled hearings regarding their perspectives and priorities around the state budget. The series of hearings will...
Road show to commemorate Women’s History Month takes the stage Saturday night in Lincoln City
All are welcome to celebrate women in music at “She’s Speaking – LIVE,” hitting the road in March to commemorate Women’s History Month. Eight singer-songwriters, backed by a great band, will present this dynamic and joyful new show at the Lincoln City Cultural Center on Saturday, March 18.
Tidewater woman dies Wednesday in head-on crash near Seal Rock
SEAL ROCK — A 32-year-old Tidewater woman was killed Wednesday afternoon when her car collided head on with a truck on U.S. Highway 101 south of Seal Rock. Oregon State Police said Ashlee C. Hayden was driving south when her car crossed into the northbound lane and collided with a box truck driven by Victor Loreza, 40, of Salem. Hayden died at the scene, police said.
Team Rubicon Returns To Help Otis
Team Rubicon has returned to help the residents of Otis recover following the 2020 Echo Mountain wildfire. When our team first deployed to Otis in late August, about 135 families who had been displaced by the Echo Mountain fire had returned to their Otis properties, but more than 160 families continued to live elsewhere. Some lived in hotels, shelters, or temporary rentals, others with friends and family, according to the Newport News-Times. While some families have returned home since then, many continue to live elsewhere, unsure of their next steps.
Milestone: Lincoln City celebrating 15 yers as a Tree City USA
Lincoln City is being recognized for reaching a "significant milestone" as a Tree City USA. The coastal communities of Lincoln City, Cannon Bean and Seaside are among 16 Oregon communities marking significant milestones as Tree City USA communities this year, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry, which administers the Tree City USA program in Oregon for the national Arbor Day Foundation. ODF Community Assistance Forester Brittany Oxford said cities...
Central Oregon Coast Fave: Hatfield's Marine Science Day Returns April 8
(Newport, Oregon) – One of the state's favorite events that showcases the deeper details of the ocean is ready to hit the Oregon coast again: the Hatfield Marine Science Center's Marine Science Day returns to the Newport facility with its annual science fair, open house and celebration on Saturday, April 8. (Photo Oregon Coast Beach Connection)
Magical Spring Break
Visitors and residents of the Oregon Coast can get an extra large dose of magic, hilarity, and fun spring break activities during the Festival of Illusions, March 23 to April 1, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center. This year’s festival features new acts, returning magicians, concerts, workshops, and a mobile escape room.
New Details - Update / Missing juvenile located
New Details posted at 7 a.m. March 15 Lincoln City Police are pleased to report that the missing 16-year-old juvenile, Aubrey Huhn, has been located and reunited with her family. On Sunday evening at about 9 p.m., Lincoln City Police Department (LCPD) received information on Aubrey’s whereabouts. Officers responded to the location where they contacted her and later reunited her with her family. ...
Homeless Youth: New funding support
Community agencies in Lincoln County and across Oregon providing services and housing supports to youth experiencing homelessness, now have a new funding option. The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Self-Sufficiency Programs, Youth Experiencing Homelessness Program is inviting community partners to apply for a portion of $4.1 million in grant funding. The deadline to apply is April 7, 2023 and the application can be found online here. ...
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