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Discharged Firearm, March 7

On February 27, 2019 at approximately 7:00 P.M. Deputies with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of suspicious activity near 2nd St. in Yachats, Oregon. Initial dispatch information...
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Shark Sighting, March 7

Shark warning signs were posted Tuesday, March 5, on the North Oregon Coast at Pacific City following a surfer’s report of a shark that bit his surfboard.  Thirty-three-year old Nathan Holstedt made it to...
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Sharing the Coast Conference, March 6

The 10th annual Sharing the Coast Conference is coming up March 8-10 at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport.  The conference is open to everyone, and features talks, workshops, and field trips. ...
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ODVA Advisory Board in Brookings, March 6

The next meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 6, at Southwestern Oregon Community College, 96082 Lone Ranch...
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Florence Homicide, March 5

A Florence man was arrested Saturday, March 2, and charged with the Murder of his 85-year old mother.  According to reports, 61-year old Kevin Lee Cooper was lodged in the Florence City Jail after police...
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Boating Warning Following Storms, March 5

Winter storms and high water also mean that you can count on downed trees creating obstructions to navigation on our statewide “liquid highways.”  The Marine Board wants to remind boaters about key safety...
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Hooskanaden Slide Update, March 5

ODOT release - ODOT and Tidewater Contractors have begun clearing debris at the north end of the Hooskanaden Slide, which closed U.S. 101 about 12 miles north of Brookings on Monday, February 25. Over the...
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Safety Belt Enforcement Central Coast, March 4

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office deputies successfully completed a safety belt enforcement campaign aimed primarily at increasing safety belt and correct child safety seat use.  The blitz took place in...
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DUII Enforcement Douglas Co., March 4

Statistics from the recent DUII enforcement occupant protection (seatbelt) specialized enforcement campaign. Funding for the enforcement was made possible by the Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon...