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Friday 03/27/2015
COLUMN: Senior Center celebrates, looks to the future
Updated: March 27, 2015 - 8:36 am

Nestled in between Cascade Head and Cape Foulweather lie the historic “twenty miracle miles” where winds and waves brush the shore. Sea shells and agates of iridescent beauty garnish the shifting sands. In this land of indescribable sunsets and relentless tides, many seniors select a place to retire.

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Tuesday 03/24/2015
It’s A Bad Idea
Posted: March 24, 2015

My name is Tammy Trachtenberg and I am writing about the name change issue.

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Cow Pie Bingo Fundraiser
Updated: March 24, 2015 - 1:45 pm

We are busy planning the Taft High 2015 Senior drug and alcohol free party. Although our plans are top secret, we hope to raise about $20,000. This will help pay for a luncheon at graduation practice, events after graduation, travel to a top secret location, venue for the event, breakfast upon return and gifts for our graduating seniors.

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Doctors’ Day
Posted: March 24, 2015

We want to take this opportunity to thank all physicians in our community for their dedication and compassionate care of patients.

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Sunday 03/22/2015
COLUMN: Forgive and Let it Go
Posted: March 22, 2015

The sound of an ever popular song can be heard on every corner, at Regatta Park, at the mall, at the beach, even on an airplane from aisle 27 and 35 in two different keys. To my mother's shock and surprise, I may be one of the last people on the planet who has yet to see the movie Frozen. What is intriguing to me, is that everywhere I go I hear children singing, "Let it Go!" and "the past is in the past!" And little kids usually don't have much of a past, although recently a 4-year-old said, "back when I was younger, I had a husband" in her little imaginative mind.

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Thursday 03/19/2015
VIDEO / EDITORIAL: Our Future Is Bright!
Updated: March 19, 2015 - 2:49 pm

WOW!

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Tuesday 03/17/2015
Clean Fuels Bill
Posted: March 17, 2015

Oregon SB 324 will extend provisions that were initially passed in 2009 and signed into law by former Governor Ted Kulongoski. This is good legislation and has been strongly and jointly recommended by the non-profit stalwart Consumer Reports and the Citizens Utility Board and

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Changing Lincoln City’s Name
Posted: March 17, 2015

As a lifelong resident of this community, I support City Councilor Ward’s idea, (which was also supported by Mayor Williams) to consider changing our city’s name.

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Monday 03/16/2015
GUEST COLUMN: If bullfrogs had wings
Updated: March 16, 2015 - 6:42 am

The recent article in The News Guard about panhandling pushed a lot of buttons.

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Wednesday 03/11/2015
EARTHQUAKE, TSUNAMI: Reminder for preparedness
Posted: March 11, 2015

Today, March 11, 2015 marks the fourth anniversary of the “Tohoku” Japanese earthquake that devastated the most earthquake and tsunami-prepared nation in the world, and later this month we will mark the anniversary of the March 27, 1964 “Good Friday” Alaskan earthquake and tsunami that killed 131 people; 122 of these deaths, including several on the Oregon and California coasts, occurred as a result of the tsunami it generated. I thought we should take a look again at the question, “Are you ready?”

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GUEST COLUMN: Re-branding Lincoln City
Posted: March 11, 2015

The idea of re-branding Lincoln City has been around for a long while. I have lived in Lincoln City for nearly 40 years, and I have seen the idea come and go on a somewhat regular basis. About two weeks ago I brought up in a small town hall meeting that Lincoln City would benefit from a name change. I spoke not as a city councilor, but as a citizen expressing my right to free speech. I had no idea that it would ignite such emotion, excitement and fear.

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GUEST COLUMN: Lincoln City's Name Change
Posted: March 11, 2015

Recently, vitriolic comments on this page have dubbed Lincoln City councilor Kip Ward a “crank,” and demanded he resign his post.

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Tuesday 03/10/2015
Ham Dinner Big Thank-you
Posted: March 10, 2015

A big "thank you" to all the people that came out to our 58rd Annual Ham Dinner!

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Lincoln City Community Days!
Posted: March 10, 2015

It’s that time of year again. 2015 Lincoln City Community Days.

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Monday 03/09/2015
GUEST COLUMN: The Downward Spiral
Updated: March 09, 2015 - 8:48 am

At the Lincoln City Kiwanis Club social function honoring law enforcement Feb. 26, a question was asked about what type of crime is most commonly committed in Lincoln County. My answer was property crimes; however my comments included more information.

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Saturday 03/07/2015
GUEST COLUMN: The Mystery Box of Education Funding
Posted: March 07, 2015

You may have heard the good news lately that Oregon is experiencing its best economic status in years. So good, in fact, that it may indeed trigger the kicker and return excess revenues to the tax payers. You may have also seen that budget allocations are being developed in Salem for the next biennium. While we should be celebrating the opportunity to make our educational programs whole once again after years of cut days and cut staff and large class sizes, I am left scratching my head.

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Thursday 02/26/2015
COLUMN: The Final Form
Posted: February 26, 2015

I can fill out forms. I am a mother. I have put children through the public school system. It should be a requirement, before you are allowed to conceive, you enroll in and successfully complete, "Forms 101" at your local community college. I recognize all the standard questions and know my way around the trick questions − the ones meant to ferret information out of me I don't want to give. Bring on the forms! After two kids, two marriages, a divorce, an Advance Directive and multiple mortgages, I can no longer be intimidated.

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Monday 02/23/2015
50 Shades of Corruption
Updated: February 23, 2015 - 6:45 am

Many households in my district received an inflammatory mailing last week called “50 Shades of Corruption” which tried to connect me and my upcoming vote on clean fuels to recent problems in the Governor’s office.

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Tuesday 02/17/2015
VOICES: Dear Mayor Williams
Posted: February 17, 2015

I want to congratulate you on being elected and second for voting against yet another study, this one for what businesses we are missing in Lincoln City.

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VOICES: Thank you!
Posted: February 17, 2015

It is with heartfelt thanks that we offer accolades to Jon Rees and his staff at Galluccis’ Pizzeria for hosting a 50/50 fundraiser on January 21st 2015.

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EDITORIAL: Oregon's Transition
Posted: February 17, 2015

A new era begins this week in Oregon’s history and in its politics.

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VOICES: Auction a success
Posted: February 17, 2015

The Oceanlake Parent Group would like to thank all the people and businesses that donated and participated in making our 2014 Silent Auction a big success. We appreciate everything our beautiful town does to support our school.

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Tuesday 02/10/2015
Thank You
Posted: February 10, 2015

It is with heartfelt thanks that we offer accolades to Jon Rees and his staff at Galluccis’ Pizzeria for hosting a 50/50 fundraiser on January 21st 2015.

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Customer Service Extraordinaire
Posted: February 10, 2015

Friday afternoon I had a conversation with my neighbor and employee Rich Hardman of Lincoln City Sporting Goods (LCSG). I explained I was going by LCSG the next day on another matter. He reminded me there is a GLOCK DAY drawing for a new Pistol of choice and I should fill out an entry.

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Wants to Know
Posted: February 10, 2015

Why are tax dollars being wasted by the council to pay David Hawker to still be employed?

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