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Fuel Station Fire on Central Coast, Feb. 25

Newport Fire Department was dispatched to a reported fuel station pump on fire this evening at 6:35 PM. The fire was reported to be at a fuel station on the corner of NE 3rd and Harney. Initial reports stated t...
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Elizabeth Street Inn Robbery follow-up, Feb. 25

Newport Police Officers were dispatched to the Elizabeth Street Inn on a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred. Further investigation revealed a single suspect had entered the business armed with a ...
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Chetco River Drowning, Feb. 25

One fisherman drowned and six others were lucky Saturday, Feb. 22, on the Chetco River east of Brookings. Brookings resident 67-year old Paul Graham drowned when his flat bottom drift boat capsized in the area ...
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Illegal Coastal Garage Lab Leads to Arrest, Feb. 24

An investigation by the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team (LINT) led to the arrest Thursday of a Newport-area man on charges related to discovery of an unlawful drug lab inside a garage.  On February 20, 2014,...
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Cape Mendocino Quake, Feb. 24

A magnitude 2.6 earthquake shook an area near Cape Mendocino in Northern California Sunday, Feb. 23, where two fault lines enter the Pacific Ocean from California and then head north to run parallel with the Or...
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Human Skull in Crab Pot, Feb. 24

It wasn’t what Captain Phil Westrick expected to pull up with one of his commercial crab pots Friday, Feb. 21 near Westport, WA. “The Ultimate” was crabbing about two-miles offshore when a human skull came up i...
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Juvenile Meth Bust, Feb. 21

On February 19, 2014, at about 2:40 AM, Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies on patrol noticed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Governor Patterson State Park in Waldport. The deputies stopped the vehicle and co...