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U.S. Marines veteran receives Quilt of Valor during surprise presentation

Standing at the front of the room on Wednesday during a Quilts of Valor presentation in his honor, 92-year-old Marine Corps veteran David Bagley got choked up. “It was when I saw those two Marines in their dress blues — that’s my uniform,” Bagley said. “It brought back flashes of memories and all the happy times. Like I was just telling someone, you forget the bad stuff, you just remember the good, so I’ll take it at that.”

County commissioners schedule Monday workshop on vacation rental rules

NEWPORT — After a four-month break in public discussion of the contentious vacation rental issue, Lincoln County commissioners are wading back into details of proposed new regulations Monday. Commissioners have scheduled a 3 p.m. Monday workshop to be briefed by county staff on the implementation of the county’s ordinance...

Weekday Wrap: New elementary health curriculum in Salem-Keizer schools; Portland bomb threat investigated

Salem-Keizer Public Schools’ new elementary health curriculum. Salem-Keizer Public Schools is in the process of adopting a new health curriculum for grades K-5, called The Great Body Shop, which was selected by a committee of educators, parents, a community member and a school board member. The new curriculum is being taught in seven pilot schools this school year and will be implemented in all Salem-Keizer elementary schools next year. (Sydney Wyatt/Statesman Journal)

Here's What's Happening: Community Calendar

Community Calendar December 14 Public Arts Committee The Public Arts Committee regular monthly meeting at 4 p.m. The public is welcome to attend the meeting at the Lincoln City Cultural Center (following social distancing guidelines). Please note that the public may observe, but there is no public comment in this committee meeting. Here's the posting on the public meeting calendar on the City's website: ...
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Lincoln City Police awarded DUII enforcement grant

Lincoln City Police will be on the lookout for drivers under the influence this holiday season with extra patrols due to a $2,500 grant designed to crack down on impaired drivers. From Dec. 15 through Jan. 1, police will have extra patrol officers in Lincoln City when higher numbers of...

It's a Wrap: Former North IGA store undergoing change

The former North Lincoln City IGA Grocery store is undergoing renovations following the closure of the outlet in September. According to city planning records the facility will become a new grocery store, but the official type and brand have yet to be formally announced. Follow developments here and in the Tuesday print editions of The News Guard.

Cardinal archers open season at Eddyville

Dec. 8—ELDON — The Cardinal Shooting Comets archery teams opened the season at Eddyvillle tournament this past weekend. The Comets came home with all three teams placing first in block and 3D targets. Individually, the Cardinal archers placed in elementary block:. — Alexis Cooper shot a 207 for...

Newport considers whether to pay its city council members

The city of Newport is considering whether its city council members should be paid a stipend. The current city council isn’t legally allowed to vote to pay themselves, but they could vote for a stipend to take effect after the next election. Or, they could send the question to Newport voters.

Dog Rescue: Firefighters pull dog from deep well

Usually, the life of a dog can be frisky and fun, but sometimes, also dangerous. Newport Firefighters responded to the scene when one dog fell into a deep well. Firefighters used a long ladder and climbed down onto the well to rescue 'Hank' the dog. Safely back up top out of the well, Hank expressed his gratitude by licking the face of one of the firefighters.

Central Coast Chorale presenting three concerts next week

Central Coast Chorale is putting the final touches on its music for the upcoming holiday concert, “Winter Wonder, Celebrating the Season of Light.” The first half of the concert celebrates Kwanzaa, Chanukah, and Winter Solstice, and the second half features Christmas music. Three performances are:. 7 p.m. Thursday,...

Who We Are: Team effort for Christmas Basket toy and food drive

The holiday season is fully underway again, and in Lincoln City, it marks a time when the community comes together and ensures no one goes without a Christmas. Once again, North Lincoln Fire & Rescue (NLFR) is partnering with the Lincoln City Eagles Lodge to spark the annual Christmas Basket Food and Toy Drive to help provide meals and playthings for families around the community. With help from Les Schwab,...

Photos / New Details: New large artwork a sight to see

Necks were craning and eyebrows were raised over the past few weeks, as a shiny, stainless steel assemblage took shape on the lawn of the Lincoln City Cultural Center along Highway 101. The creation comes from Portland and New York based artist Pete Beeman. The creation arrived at the front lawn of the Cultural Center Nov. 16. The City of Lincoln City, on the recommendation of the Lincoln City Public...