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Waldport couple opens sweet store along Highway 101 that carries a special name and meaning
WALDPORT — A tiny Waldport shop is ready to satisfy big cravings for sweets, thanks to a local couple’s new venture. “JillyBeanz” is the name of the cozy, bright blue store scheduled to open Friday in the former home of Mark’s Caramel popcorn, right next to Fresh Mexican restaurant on U.S. Highway 101. With its menu of “ice cream, sweets and cozy treats,” the 277-square-foot shop will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily except Wednesdays.
Newport and Lincoln City hospitals sign agreement with Life Flight for patient ambulance transport into valley
The two hospitals in Lincoln County have apparently found a solution to the problem of transporting patients in need of a higher-level care to and from the Willamette Valley. After 18 months of searching, the Samaritan Health Services-affiliated hospitals announced an agreement this week with Life Flight Network to provide ground ambulance transport for patients. The service is expected to begin within 90 days.
Firefighters extinguish field fire southeast of Philomath
Philomath Fire and Rescue had a busy stretch Thursday afternoon with responses to separate incidents, the local fire agency reported. Firefighters were called at 3:14 p.m. Sept. 21 to a report of a fire that had ignited in a field near Hurlburt Road, which is located about 20 miles southeast of Philomath and 16 miles north of Monroe. The fire was estimated at 4 acres in size and was contained to the field.
Saying Hello (and Goodbye) to Halloween
Some families have skeletons in their closets that they would not want shared with the world. Not so for Bob and Wanda. For the last seven years this retired couple have shared their all of their skeletons; big or small. And all dressed with clothing handmade by Wanda. “Halloween is...
Nonprofit tries to rally community, county and state officials to help buy and restore 950-acre Yachats ridge property
YACHATS – Putting a price on a view is no simple thing but one Yachats non-profit is willing to give it a go. And they are not going anywhere as they wait for the price to be right. View the Future has been looking at the ridge view southeast...
Yachats council OKs $4,473 for county’s winter shelter effort, but still wrestling with camping ordinance for city
YACHATS – With a nod to the money it receives from Lincoln County to care for the homeless, the Yachats city council Wednesday unanimously approved chipping in $4,473 to support regional emergency winter shelters. County officials asked Yachats and other cities for a contribution of $4.50 per person based...
Warriors take volleyball match in 3 at Newport
The Philomath High School volleyball team evened its record at 1-1 in the Oregon West Conference Thursday night with a three-set sweep at Newport. Coach Autumn Hilberg said the team started slow in the first two sets but pushed through those challenges to come out on top, 25-22, 25-22, 25-17.
Boat ran aground near South Beach State Park in Newport
NEWPORT, Oregon (KPTV) — An unusual sight had people talking on the Oregon coast on Tuesday. It’s something they’re used to seeing, but not like this. A boat is still sitting right on the beach. Authorities encourage visitors to keep a safe distance and use caution while...
Oregon's Varying Weather Patterns as Summer Season Concludes
As the summer season wraps up on Thursday, September 21, 2023, Oregon continues to experience a mix of weather conditions. The eastern regions of the state are expected to see scattered showers and possible thunderstorms. This weather is due to a standstill low pressure in the upper levels. Interestingly, early snowfall has been spotted on the radar, which could hit before any rain.
Most Viewed / Business: McKay’s Market expands to Newport
McKay’s Market has acquired the JC Market on N Coast Highway in Newport. McKay’s representative Kevin Murray said the acquisition was completed Sept. 1. “We plan on doing some updating to the store in the first quarter of 2024,” he said. “New produce and frozen food cases will be the first things we look at upgrading, with the rest of the perimeter cases following that.” ...
Exploring Newport's Natural Wonders: Top 3 Must-Visit Parks
In this article, we're exploring three captivating parks located in Newport. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Car, grass fire leads to arrest near Philomath
A report of a grass and car fire in the area of the North 19th Street curve near West Hills Road north of Philomath turned into a law-enforcement operation that led to the pursuit and arrest of two people just after midnight Thursday, the Benton County Sheriff’s Office reported.
Kites take to the sky as Lincoln City’s Fall Kite Festival returns
This weekend colorful kites of all shapes and sizes will take to the skies of Lincoln City as the Fall Kite Festival returns.
Yachats Oktoberfest Takes German Culture on Oregon Coast to New Levels with a Ton of Accordions
(Yachats, Oregon) – One tiny town on the Oregon coast will expand greatly at the end of October – but with something decidedly different than the usual festival of fun. Not only will there be perhaps a couple hundred more in teeny little Yachats, but its population of accordionists will shoot upwards suddenly as well. (Above: Oregon Coast Beach Connection)
Second annual Newport Pride celebration is Friday through Sunday with pub night, fair, drag bingo, prom and fun run
NEWPORT — Pride events are not just big, rainbow-hued parties. They are also a time for celebrating change, working toward a more positive future and breaking down barriers for people in the LGBTQ+ community. And the second annual Newport Oregon Pride aims to have some fun doing it. Running...
Trending / Scam Alert: LCSO reports money scam circulating
Over the previous week, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) has received multiple calls and emails from community members about a scam making its way through Lincoln County. The call usually starts with the scammer identifying themselves as a member of this or another local police agency. They generally pick a rank that sounds authoritative, such as “Captain” or “Lieutenant”, but is not as easily as identified as “Sheriff” or “Chief," according to a release from the LCSO. ...
Savor the Flavor: Two Must-Try Mexican Dishes in Waldport
This article presents a glimpse into two delightful Mexican dishes available in Waldport. Have you had the pleasure of trying either of them? If yes, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
Honored: Local instructor named Regional Teacher of the Year
A Lincoln County School District 5th grade educator is the Regional Teacher of the Year. Oregon Lottery officials announced Adam Galen's win and presented him with a $1,000 check during a celebration at Sam Case Elementary School Sept. 20. Galen said he is honored to be recognized. "I am really excited," Galen said. "I love...
Samaritan stages “Healthier You Expo” Saturday, Sept. 30 in Newport
NEWPORT — More than two dozen local organizations, businesses and Samaritan Health Services will take part in the Healthier You Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30 the Samaritan Center for Health Education. There will be free exhibits ranging from A (acupuncture treatments) to V (volunteer...
Trending / Take a Course: Registration opens for community ed courses
Floral Design, Dungeons & Dragons, Mushroom Foraging, Conversations about Geology, Visionary Painting, Self-Defense, Apple Appreciation, and more - these are just some of the exciting new community education courses featured at Oregon Coast Community College (OCCC) this fall. Popular returning classes include Guitar for Beginners, Introduction to Improv, gardening, birding, fitness, and art – including painting, mosaics, watercolor, collage, ceramics – and more. Check out the full lineup of courses online at oregoncoast.edu/community-ed. ...