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First BottleDrop on Oregon Coast opens in Newport
NEWPORT, Ore. -- The first BottleDrop recycling center on the Oregon Coast is now open in Newport. You can get 10 cents per container at the new location on Olive Street. Customers get an account and pre-labeled bags. You get credit on a card that you can cash at store kiosks.
Surf shop and longtime surfing community staple to close
NEWPORT –– On a particularly rainy, cloudy Tuesday in December, Greg Niles, co-owner of Ocean Pulse Surf and Skate in Newport, looked around at the items in his shop, knowing they weren’t going to be there much longer.
‘A Thrill of Hope’ at Newport church
The Newport Nazarene Church is offering “A Thrill of Hope,” a night of Christmas worship, on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 15 and 16, at 6 p.m. This will be an evening of Christmas worship songs, and all will be invited to participate. There is child care available for children up to 3 years of age. The
Surf, rain, wind set to pound coastline
NEWPORT — The first monster surf of the season is rolling onto the central Oregon coast, prompting warnings from weather officials of waves scouring the beach in the 25 to 30-foot range on Friday.
Ambulance hero feted for 30 years
NEWPORT — Brett Gnau is a hero to hundreds of people he has pried from the clutches of eternity, though he’s too modest to see it that way. “It’s just what I do,” reflected the 52-year-old paramedic, surrounded by friends and co-workers Wednesday as he realized an unprecedented milestone of 30 years
Oregon Coast Aquarium treats injured turtle rescued by good Samaritan and state trooper
NEWPORT, Ore. – The Oregon Coast Aquarium says the olive ridley sea turtle rescued by Oregon State Police troopers and a good Samaritan Wednesday night is severely hypothermic.
NEW DETAILS / FATAL CRASH: 1 person dies in Newport area head-on crash
The following update is from Newport Police concerning a fatal traffic crash on Dec. 10. The crash involved a Lincoln City resident who suffered minor injuries. The drivers of the vehicles involved in the fatal crash on Highway 101in the NW 68th Street area on Dec. 10 have been identified. The drive
Teen Third Thursday at Newport Library
The Newport Public Library will hold its monthly Teen Third Thursday from 3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 20, in the library’s McEntee Room. Students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to a free “Gingerbread House Building” event. Refreshments will be provided.
Grant pays for affordable housing consultant
NEWPORT –– Officials from the city of Newport and Lincoln County are working together to address housing needs here as the population of the central coast grows exponentially and the availability of affordable housing declines.
Warmer ocean temperatures are killing fish and the effects are being felt in Oregon
NEWPORT, Ore. — The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world. That’s according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) latest research report card.
Newport Police: Driver killed in head-on collision on Highway 101
NEWPORT, Ore. – The Newport Police Department says the driver of a Geo Metro died when the vehicle collided head-on with a Chevrolet S-10 Blazer Monday. Other occupants involved in the crash were injured.
Longest Night/Blue Christmas Service in Newport
First Presbyterian Church Newport will be offering a Longest Night/Blue Christmas Service at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, which is the longest night of the year. Not only does this date mark the darkest point on the seasonal calendar, it can be a dark time emotionally, as well.
Tickets issued in code crackdown
NEWPORT — Wrapped in body armor and packing a ticket book and a taser gun, Deputy Jesse Hess is the spearhead of a countywide crackdown on bad neighbors, faulty septic tanks, outlaw RV parks and forbidden eyesores.
Holiday arts and crafts fair
Students from Nye Beach Montessori School in Newport display some of the items that were sold during the school’s annual Holiday School Arts and Crafts Fair on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 7 and 8. The school, located at 144 SW Coast St., is under the direction of Linda Yapp and has students ranging in
Waldport woman dies in crash
NEWPORT –– A fatal head-on car crash closed a stretch of Highway 101 for four hours late Monday night. The two-vehicle crash occurred around 8 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 101 and 68th Street in Newport, injuring multiple people and trapping one victim inside their car. The driver of a whit
Goodwill Boutique coming to Newport
When Goodwill Industries built a new building in Newport earlier this year to house a Donation Express facility, they also constructed a separate, commercial building with plans to lease it out as retail space.
Second delay idles Newport crab fleet
NEWPORT — The commercial Dungeness crab season has been pushed back — again — this time to at least Dec. 31 as fishery managers wait for pockets of light crab to come up to par.
Boiler Bay and the J. Marhoffer Shipwreck: Oregon Coast History
(Depoe Bay, Oregon) – What’s in a name, when it comes to certain Oregon coast landmarks?. Sometimes there’s quite the tale to tell. In the case of Depoe Bay's Boiler Bay, it’s fairly common knowledge it's named after a boiler from a shipwreck that still sits in the tiny cove. But what really happene
Are you tide up this Friday?
The highest tides of the year are on their way, and details of how to document these marine milestones will be on offer at a King Tide Preview Party in Newport this Friday, Dec. 14.
Rogue releases Straight Outta Newport…Oregon double IPA in Cans
Rogue Ales & Spirits has announced the limited release of Straight Outta Newport…Oregon double IPA in cans this January, 2019. This amped up hop bomb is 8.7% ABV, with intense notes of tropical fruit and citrus.“This is our biggest and boldest IPA packed with ridiculous amounts of Citra, Mosaic and