Weekly Safety Report: Stolen Vehicle Arrest and Disturbing Wildlife Incident in Lincoln County, Oregon
This week in Lincoln County, Oregon, there were two incidents of concern. The first incident involved the arrest of an Oregon man who was found driving a stolen vehicle with stolen license plates. The second incident occurred in a Starbucks parking lot, where a man displayed a dead bear to a woman in his truck. These incidents highlight the need for vigilance and awareness of potential safety risks in the area.
Rescuers rescue rescuers
DEPOE BAY — A U.S. Coast Guard surf boat from Station Depoe Bay rescued two rescuers Friday afternoon when their Kawasaki Jet Ski, operated by North Lincoln Fire and Rescue (NLF&R) Water Rescue Team, lost power and left its two-man crew adrift in the Pacific Ocean. Firefighters Sam Hockett...
Dozens of homeless people displaced by Tillamook floods, local nonprofit says
Lisa Parker waded through waist-high water to find that she had lost everything she had to the flooding in Tillamook, Oregon. Her extra clothes, rechargeable batteries and wagon were all gone. Her cats also went missing, and her tent was practically unusable. “Everything is just covered in mud and soaking...
A Taste of Mexico: Discover Lincoln City's 4 Must-Visit Mexican Restaurants
In this article, we'll be exploring four exceptional Mexican restaurants located in Lincoln City. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Weekly Safety Report: Fire and High Water Rescues hit Tillamook, Oregon
Tillamook, Oregon experienced two incidents this week. The first incident involved a fire that engulfed a house on the bank of the Wilson River. The second incident involved multiple high water rescues due to heavy rainfall.
Brace for the Chilly Thrill: 3rd Annual Siletz Bay Splash Coming to Lincoln City on New Year's Day
Lincoln City Parks & Recreation is preparing for its 3rd annual Siletz Bay Splash on January 1st at 10am. Participants will briefly swim in the Siletz Bay, then join a community gathering around a fire. Hot chocolate and chowder, provided by Mo’s Restaurant, will be available at this year's event.
10 most expensive homes sold on the northern Oregon coast, Nov. 27 - Dec. 3
A house in Otis that sold for $1.7 million tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales on the northern Oregon coast in the past week. In total, 56 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $524,440. The average price per square foot ended up at $350.
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County health department starts weekly venereal disease clinic. This Friday will mark the start of a new drop-in clinic for the detection and treatment of venereal disease in Polk County. The clinic, to be held each Friday from 1-3 p.m., will be free of charge to all persons, regardless of their place of residence.
Gordon McCraw Weather Report – Friday, December 8, 2023
Things are quieting down now as a ridge of high pressure presses across. The good news is this is allowing the rivers to recede more before the next atmospheric river brings in another round of rain starting tomorrow that persists through Sunday. We will start to see some higher clouds pushing in overnight tonight, associated with the front, with more clouds moving in over the early morning hours. The winds tonight are southeasterly 5-10, lows near 37.
Storms flush carp to the ocean
As many loyal Lincoln City Homepage Facebook Community members already know there have been multiple reports of grass carp washing ashore on the beaches of Lincoln City. The reports are true. The carp in question have flushed out of their home in Devils Lake where they were just recently planted to fight the wave of Elodia grass currently choking the life out of the lake.
More photos of Tillamook area flooding
View some additional photos related to the recent flooding in the Tillamook area here. Tillamook County commissioners declared a state of emergency at their meeting December 5th.
PHOTOS: New landslide eats coastal road near Pacific City
A new landslide has taken a huge chunk out of Sandlake Road near the intersection of McPhillips Drive in Tillamook County.
Indigenous movement to 'decolonize' museums forges on across Oregon and the U.S.
Historically, museums across the U.S. have taken a detached, scholarly, and archaic view of Native Americans. But over the past decade especially, there’s been a push by Native advocates and their supporters to “decolonize” -- or alternately, “Indigenize” – these institutions, including here in Oregon.
Tillamook girls win back-to-back games
The Tillamook High School girls’ basketball team won its second game in a row on Friday, December 8, downing the Valley Catholic Valiants 62-43 in Tillamook. With the win, the lady Cheesemakers improved to 2-1 on the season, following a 67-54 win over Yamhill-Carlton on December 5, and the squad has already doubled its win total from last season. Aubrey Hilton led the way for the Cheesemakers against the Valiants,...
Tillamook native continues to set records in powerlifting competitions
Donna Clark, a graduate of Neah-Kah-Nie High School who burst on to the competitive powerlifting stage last year, continued her strong showings in two recent meets in England and Oregon. Clark came in first place and won three gold medals at the meet in England, a worldwide contest, while setting a world record in the deadlift for her age group, which she promptly reset at the Oregon meet the next month, while winning another gold medal. ...
Aftermath of December 7 Shifted Life on Oregon Coast: World War II Patrols, Blackouts
(Oregon Coast) – Just as it was around the rest of the nation, December 7, 1942was a day met with horror around the Oregon coast. Edging closer to 100 years now, there aren't many left that remember that day or even what life was like along these shores after that pivotal moment.
Winter Whale Watch Week returns to the Oregon Coast Dec. 27-31
DEPOE BAY, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Oregon State Parks will once again host Winter Whale Watch Week at 15 sites along the Oregon Coast Wednesday, Dec. 27 to Sunday, Dec. 31. Every year, thousands of gray whales migrate south through Oregon’s waters at the end of December, and state parks invites visitors to the coast to see their journey.
Sections of Highway 101 shut down due to flooding
The Wilson River in Tillamook has been flooding all day Tuesday.
Luxurious Lincoln City Home Sells for $1.1M
A stunning 3-story house near Lincoln City, Oregon recently sold for an impressive $1,100,000 on November 30th. Located at 2472 SW Dune Ave, Lincoln City, OR, 97367, this beautiful property offers a generous 2,344 square feet of living space and sits on a balanced lot size of 5,662 square feet.
Tillamook Schools are open today
Tillamook Schools will be open today, Thursday, Dec. 7th. There may be some minor delays in transportation due to re-routing around remaining water. It appears that Tillamook River Rd. remains closed. Families in that area will need to plan ahead or schedule transportation accordingly. Please drive safely and remember that it is always your option to keep your students home if you are concerned. Safe travels.