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COVID-19 and the measures put in place to slow its spread have had a devastating impact on the Oregon Coast, just as businesses were preparing for the boost that normally comes with a busy Spring Break. Read more

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To open or not to open, that is the question. As the state of Oregon reduces restrictions on businesses and many sectors of industry are being allowed to re-open within certain parameters, business owners are now faced with some big questions. Read more

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Balancing risk and reward is fundamental to running a casino. So, it is fitting that the team at Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City is taking the lead as the Oregon Coast embarks on the road toward re-opening the visitor economy. Read more

Toledo Public Library has unveiled its new Summer Reading Program, specially tailored to offer readers of all ages the chance to expand their horizons in an age of social distancing. Read more

This is a story about love. The kind of love that transcends race, gender, sexual and religious preferences, income and status. This is about a community rising up and giving to those in need. It is the response to the coronavirus, unemployment, housing shortages and hunger that blights Linc… Read more

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When we heard that there was going to be a large Re-open Oregon Businesses rally happening on Saturday May 9, we thought we would tag along and get the scoop for our readers. When the two of us arrived at the Lighthouse Square shopping center in north Lincoln City we found Lincoln City Polic… Read more

The Oregon Coast Council of the Arts has started putting together art kits for distribution to students enrolled in the 21st Century After School Program held at Sam Case Elementary in Newport. Read more

The Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce has launched a fund-raising campaign to support local businesses and non-profit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Read more

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With the statewide shutdown leaving so many kids and adults with extra time on their hands, the need for the Driftwood Public Library’s summer reading program is larger than ever before. Read more

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Is anyone else keeping tally marks on the wall to count days in captivity? Oregon is quickly approaching 40 days of Stay Home, Stay Safe protocols. We have spent weeks washing our hands, keeping our distance and finding things to do. After three weeks of looking at businesses and organizatio… Read more

This is a story about love. The kind of love that transcends race, gender, sexual and religious preferences, income and status. This is about a community rising up and giving to those in need. It is the response to the coronavirus, unemployment, housing shortages and hunger that blights Linc… Read more

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The Depoe Bay Chamber of Commerce has launched a fund-raising campaign to support local businesses and non-profit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Read more

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With the statewide shutdown leaving so many kids and adults with extra time on their hands, the need for the Driftwood Public Library’s summer reading program is larger than ever before. Read more

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Is anyone else keeping tally marks on the wall to count days in captivity? Oregon is quickly approaching 40 days of Stay Home, Stay Safe protocols. We have spent weeks washing our hands, keeping our distance and finding things to do. After three weeks of looking at businesses and organizatio… Read more

If you struggle to keep from touching the exhibits during visits to museums and art galleries, the North Lincoln County Historical Museum in Lincoln City has the perfect solution — a virtual exhibit titled “Every Artifact Has a Story.” Read more

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As we pass the one-month mark of the stay-home-stay-safe mandate, it’s still difficult to wrap our heads around the changes in our community. With business closures, beach parking lots blocked off, and even Chinook Winds Casino Resort closed to visitors, our small towns are still reeling fro… Read more

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Never let it be said that the staff of the Lincoln City Parks & Recreation Department do not walk their talk. Or more accurately, walk, run and dance their talk. Read more

The Oregon State University Extension Service Outdoor School program is offering resources to engage children in learning about nature while adhering to Oregon’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” order. Read more

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This is a story about our county’s history and the perseverance of those who came before us. It is also about those who are fighting to preserve this history in 2020. Read more

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Watching a pandemic that is impacting parts of the world outside of our own area was concerning, but in the weeks before COVID-19 reached Oregon it remained easy to continue on with our day to day lives. Read more

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Over the years, Hollywood has portrayed what the world would look like during a pandemic on both the small and large screen. Were any of us however, able to imagine the true, everyday realities and impact a global virus would have on individuals, communities and businesses? Over the coming m… Read more

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The Bay City Arts Center is inviting kids aged two to 18 to keep their creative juices flowing while school is out by taking part in the COVID-19 Art Initiative Project, a series of themed art challenges. Read more

Perhaps your Kindle is cracking under the strain of quarantine reading; perhaps you just long for the feel of a real book in your hands. Whatever the cause of your reading red alert, Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library is riding to the rescue. Read more

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While the doors to Lincoln City’s Driftwood Public Library are temporarily closed due to COVID-19, the library remains open for business online. Read more

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If statewide lockdown has left you with a sudden glut of free time or, Heaven forbid, a layoff, Oregon Coast Community College’s spring term could help you put those hours to good use. Read more

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I can still remember the first time I drove over one of the beautiful bridges that bejewel the Oregon Coast. A big fan of Art Deco design, I was immediately taken by the clean lines etched in concrete, the antique amber light coverings and the ornate metalwork that I came to learn was the st… Read more

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If you are reading a paper copy of this edition, chances are you are a coastal resident. After a weekend that saw crowds descend on the Oregon Coast despite strong advice to the contrary from the state and federal government, coastal counties and cities took the matter into their own hands, … Read more

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For the past 15 years, Oregon Coast TODAY has enthusiastically encouraged locals and visitors alike to do one thing above all else — get out of the house and connect with coastal culture. Read more

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Registration is now open for the Spring Term of community education classes from Oregon Coast Community College, starting on March 30 and covering everything from car care to classes on mythology’s most powerful goddesses. Read more

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Planning is already underway for the 26th annual Gleneden Beach Independence Day Parade which will return for another memorable celebration on Saturday, July 4. Read more

Kids of all ages are invited to Story Time at the Museum with storyteller Doug Force this Saturday, March 14, in Lincoln City. Read more

An update on salmon fishing prospects will be on offer in Siletz this Tuesday, March 17, when the Siletz Watershed Council holds its spring quarterly meeting. Read more

The much-discussed Green New Deal would be a big deal for the Oregon Coast, and Chuck Willer of the Coast Range Association will explain exactly how big when he visits Lincoln City this Monday, March 16. Read more

Spaces are still available in Love Lives Forever, a series of classes exploring the concept that connecting with deceased loved ones is possible. Read more

If the approach of St. Patrick's Day has you pondering your Celtic past, the Lincoln County Genealogical Society has the perfect speaker this Saturday, March 7. Read more

A new series of adult art workshops on offer throughout March at the Newport Visual Arts Center will allow students to focus on assemblage, wet felting and wet-on-wet painting. Read more

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Friday the 13th; unlucky for some. But this fateful date brings only good luck to Lincoln City this year, signaling the return of the popular Haunted Taft walking tour. Read more

Elementary school students in Lincoln County School District will use their culinary skills to re-imagine their favorite lunch meal at the 2020 Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge this Saturday, March 7, in Newport. Read more

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Staff at Oregon Coast Community College weren’t sure if they were shooting for the stars when they sought independent accreditation. But now, after six years of hard work, they are ready to party. Read more

Newport Public Library’s Wild Family Wednesday is inviting kids from kindergarten through fifth grade to Spin a Yarn this Wednesday, March 4. Read more

Family Promise of Lincoln County will hold its first A Taste of Art and Wine event on Sunday, March 8, in Lincoln City, offering guests the chance to enjoy a few luxuries while raising funds to help homeless families. Read more

Delicious Hawaiian food, live music and dancing will be on offer this Sunday, March 1, as the parents of the Taft High School Class of 2020 host a community luau to raise funds for grad night. Read more

Vendors interested in showing their wares at the Crafts on the Coast arts and crafts festivals in Yachats are being invited to apply now to secure a spot at the May and November events. Read more

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Artists at the Lincoln City Glass Center will try their hand at a little glass-tivism this Saturday, Feb. 29, when they hold a 15-year anniversary party benefiting the Willamette Valley Cancer Foundation. Read more

The significance of Pacific Northwest tidal wetlands will be the center of debate in Newport on Thursday, March 5, as the From Ridgetop to Reef series of carbon-storage talks continues. Read more

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Fabric arts expert Jan Kenyon will be the guest speaker at the Thursday, March 5, meeting of the Coastal Arts Guild in Newport, sharing details of her visit to study Andean textiles in Peru. Read more

Tickets are now on sale for Celebrate the Bounty of our Bays, the annual gala fund-raiser from Tillamook Estuaries Partnership (TEP), scheduled to take place on Saturday, Feb. 29, in Tillamook. Read more

A Lincoln City handbell expert is offering people the chance to leap into a new hobby this Leap Day, with an introduction to the art of handbell music on Saturday, Feb. 29. Read more

The Oregon Chapter of the American Cetacean Society will take a deep dive into conservation at its Saturday, Feb. 22, meeting before delving even deeper on a field trip to the Sea Lion Caves near Florence. Read more

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Winter on the coast means the Newport Seafood & Wine Festival, quite possibly the most popular annual event on Oregon’s pristine shores. Every year since 1977, the city of Newport draws seafood and wine fans from California and the Pacific Northwest to taste, sample and mingle with local… Read more

Newport Public Library’s “history of” series will continue this Wednesday, Feb. 19, with a presentation from Lisa Blank, PhD., executive director of the Oregon Coast STEM Hub. Read more

Florence newspaper editor and author Ned Hickson will teach a free workshop on memoir and novel writing when the coast chapter of Willamette Writers meets this Sunday, Feb. 16, in Newport. Read more