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POLICE BLOTTER: Truck egged
The police blotter relates the public record of incidents as reported by the Lincoln City Police, Lincoln County Sheriff, and Oregon State Police. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change.LINC
Armed man dead after officer-involved shooting in Longview
Police said the man started firing at them from inside a homeA siren on a patrol car. (KOIN 6 News)LONGVIEW, Wash. (KOIN) -- A man was killed early Wednesday morning after police say he displayed a firearm at authorities.Longview Police Department said officers were dispatched to the 600 block of Ca
City opens up hotels and motels to local workers
NEWPORT –– Pacific Seafood workers, as well as those who move to the area to work and have trouble finding a place to live, are in luck.
Restaurant Inspections: Shotski's, Muchas Gracias, Nancy's Burgers
Twice annually, licensed restaurants receive unannounced inspections that focus on food temperatures, food preparation practices, worker hygiene, dishwashing and sanitizing, and equipment and facility cleanliness.
Homicide victim remembered for his generous spirit
Don Whisenhunt could fix almost anything, and Tangent-area residents would welcome the sight of his brown Ford pickup bouncing up their gravel driveways, even if it was just for a friendly talk.“If you knew Don and needed help, Don would show up. And sometimes he would show up without being asked,”
Coast Guard responds to grounded sailboat
“He ran aground between one of the fingers and the jetty,” said Chief Warrant Officer Tom Malloy of the Motor Lifeboat Station Yaquina Bay. “He lost control and ran up into the corner, and we were able to walk out along the finger and contact him.”
Newport latest Oregon coastal city to struggle with rentals
Newport is a beach town on the central coast known for its working waterfront, sea lions, lighthouses and aquarium. Now, the town finds itself at the messy intersection of the sharing economy, the tourism business and a housing crunch.
HAZARDS MATERIAL INCIDENT: Drill at Lincoln City
It looked like the real thing, but in reality, it was a specifically designed hazardous materials training drill for first responders.
Newport hosts a hair-raising opera
The Met: Live in HD will continue its 13th season this Saturday, Oct. 20, with a screening of “Samson et Dalila” at the Newport Performing Arts Center.
New Linn County Mugshots (updated Oct. 15)
Most PopularVendors, Linn County Sheriff's Office waiting for Brownsville music festival paymentsAlbany schools review policies after Bible club complaintCHANCE, front and centerPublic Safety Log (Oct. 11)Public Safety Log (Oct. 9)
WEB EXTRA: Conor Blount on bye week improvement (10/16/18)
Corvallis, Ore. -- While still not the entrenched starter, Oregon State QB Conor Blount has become the mainstay signal-caller for the Beavers in the last couple of weeks. That has meant added pressure, and time in the bye week to refocus and improve on some aspects of his game before OSU hosts Cal.
Public Safety Log (Oct. 16)
Stolen purse— About 9 a.m. Sunday, a caller in the 30000 block of Washington Street, reported that her car was broken into, her purse stolen and credit cards used for $76.79 in purchases.
Polk County man arrested in connection with fatal Independence shooting
Roughly 2,280 Oregon residents died from firearm injuries between 2010 and 2014. That's roughly 456 people every year. The majority of those deaths in Oregon were suicides, according to the Oregon Health Authority.Statesman Journal
WEB EXTRA: Jim Michalczik on o-line improvement (10/16/18)
Corvallis, Ore. -- Oregon State offensive line coach Jim Michalczik sat down to watch tape of his line in the bye week to identify areas of improvement. There were quite a few things in need of tweaking, which has been the focus of the team for the last week leading up to their matchup against Cal.
HOMELESSNESS: Possible solutions in the works in Lincoln City
Possible options for both a short and long-term solution to Lincoln City's homeless crisis appear to be in the works at Lincoln City Hall.The options emerged during a Lincoln City City Council work session held Monday night, Oct. 15, at the city council chambers.During discussion of the city's homel
BURN BAN: Fire danger in Lincoln County
The burn ban is for the entire Lincoln County area, including the Coast. Expected dry winds, low relative humidity and unusually warm seasonal temperatures are expected over the next several days.
A WALK THROUGH: Lincoln City's new police building
The Walk Through: Lincoln City Police Chief Jerry Palmer points out details of the proposed new $12.6 million police building during a digital walk through the structure on Monday night, Oct. 15, at a city council work session.
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Corvallis teen dies on Boy Scout trip in Klamath County
According to a press release posted by Klamath Falls News, the boy fell from an embankment overlooking Middle Rosary Lake, near Willamette Pass Ski Area and Odell Lake.
Polk County man dies after being shot in head
DALLAS, Ore. (AP) - A Polk County man died after being shot in the head during an incident south of Independence.The Statesman Journal reportsPolk County Sheriff Mark Garton says 31-year-old Joseph Sieg died in the Thursday night shooting.A call came in at 8:38 p.m. notifying authorities of the inci