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Health Advisory Issued for Devils Lake on Oregon Coast

Swallowing or inhaling water, as well as skin contact with water, should be avoided. Drinking water directly from Devils Lake is especially dangerous.

(LINCOLN CITY, Ore. ) - Devils Lake A health advisory was issued Friday due to high levels of blue-green algae and toxins in Devils Lake, located just south of Lincoln City in Lincoln County.

Water monitoring has confirmed the presence of high levels of cyanotoxins produced by blue-green algae. These dangerous cyanotoxin concentrations in the water can be harmful to humans and animals.

Read Full Article (Mar-16-2014 12:40)

Fatal Traffic Crash - Highway 20 near Burnt Woods in Lincoln County

OSP troopers from the Newport Area Command office are continuing the investigation.

(NEWPORT) - Fatal crash near Burnt Woods, Lincoln County 3-16-14 Oregon State Police (OSP), with the assistance of the Lincoln County Crash Team, is continuing the investigation into Friday evening's two vehicle fatal traffic crash that occurred on Highway 20 at the entrance to Ellmaker State Park near Burnt Woods.

The crash resulted in the death of a 64-year old Springfield man.

Read Full Article (Oct-17-2011 02:24)

Death Investigation - Ocean Shore near Beverly Beach State Park in Lincoln County

The deceased had no identification and appeared to have been in the ocean for a few days.

(NEWPORT, Ore.) - Death investigation Oregon State Police (OSP), with the assistance of the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office and Lincoln County Medical Examiner, is continuing the investigation into the death of an unidentified female found Saturday morning on a Lincoln County beach near Beverly Beach State Park.

There is no evidence at this time that the death is associated with a crime.

Read Full Article (Aug-25-2011 18:35)

Food and Fun in October

(LINCOLN CITY, Ore.) - Artober Brewfest The Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce announces the coming of its first annual Artober Brewfest, October 22nd from 11am-6pm, to be held at the Lincoln City Cultural Center, 540 NE Highway 101 in Lincoln City.

Read Full Article (Apr-15-2011 20:39)

Lincoln and Coos Counties added to Tsunami Federal Disaster Declaration

Both ports sustained damages from the waves on March 11 that severely damaged Port of Brookings

(Salem, Oregon) - Damage at a marina near Chetco River, Oregon The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) informed the Governor today that his request for federal assistance to be offered to additional counties was approved.

Read Full Article (Nov-11-2010 18:11)

Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce to Offer Internet Marketing Classes

(LINCOLN CITY, Ore.) - Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce The Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce, in an effort to continue to support and enhance members businesses, will be offering six (6) free internet marketing classes in 2011. The classes will cover Facebook; Twitter; Two-way communications through social networking; Marketing your business through social networks; and advanced Google tools.

These classes will take place on Wednesdays January 19th, 26th, and February 2nd, 2011 from 5:30pm to 8:50pm in the Community Room at the Oregon Coast Community College located at 3788 SE High School Drive, Lincoln City. These classes, valued at $180.00, will be offered free of charge to chamber members. Space is limited and will be on a first-come/first-served basis so it is recommended to reserve your spot early.

Read Full Article (Jan-03-2010 05:00)

Oregon`s Pattern of Failure Allows No Protection for Disabled Woman

Black, Disabled and Discriminated Against (in Oregon in ways that are hard to believe, yet documented and true...)

(SALEM, Ore.) - Kim Petitt We cover issues related to racism in Oregon regularly; our ongoing series about a former Corrections Officer from Oregon prisons; William Coleman, has illustrated the extreme lack of transparency and corruption in Oregon's government.

His story, like this one, places a particular emphasis on racism toward African-Americans.

Read Full Article (Feb-10-2009 17:25)

Critical Injury Traffic Crash - Highway 20 near Toledo (PHOTO SERIES)

Highway 20 was closed for about three hours with a detour established before being opened to one lane. All lanes were opened about 2:45 p.m.

(TOLEDO, Ore.) - Crash near Toledo, Oregon 2-10-09 A Lincoln City-area woman was critically injured and three others received minor injuries Tuesday morning when her vehicle collided with a commercial truck on Highway 20 near Toledo.

According to Oregon State Police (OSP) Sergeant Justin McGladrey, Tuesday at approximately 5:32 a.m. a 2005 Jeep Cherokee driven by 62-year old Michael F. Meyer of Lincoln City, was eastbound on Highway 20 near milepost 9 when it lost control on the icy highway.

Read Full Article (Feb-05-2009 18:59)

Semi Truck Crash Spares Driver`s Life But Closes Coastal Highway (PHOTO SERIES)

Investigators do not believe the driver was using safety restraints at the time of the crash. OSP troopers from the Newport Area Command office are continuing the investigation.

(OTIS, Ore.) - Crash 3-5-09 on Highway 18 near Lincoln City, Oregon Police say a Klamath Falls-area man received non-life threatening injuries Thursday morning when he lost control of his commercial vehicle and crashed on Highway 18 east of Lincoln City.

Highway 18 was closed at the crash location and re-opened by mid-afternoon. It's nothing new on this winding Oregon coast highway; and they often lock traffic and routes around Lincoln City down tight.

"Speed is a possible contributing factor," an Oregon State Police investigator said.

Read Full Article (Mar-22-2007 07:29)

Body Found on Oregon Coast Identified as Silverton Man Missing Since Weekend Plane Crash

Debris from the plane was found in the Lincoln City area Saturday and Sunday.

(LINCOLN CITY, Ore. ) - death investigation logo Oregon State Police Identification Services Section was able to positively identify the body discovered Wednesday morning on the ocean shore of Salishan Spit south of Lincoln City as 58-year-old Raymond Patrick Mullen, from Silverton.

Positive identification was made through fingerprints.

Mullen and another person, 61-year-old Larry Underhill, from Woodburn, were missing since the crash of an airplane off the Oregon coast.

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