The following is a Guest Column submitted by Neskowin resident Randall Koch and does not necessarily reflect the views of The News Guard.

Having recently experienced the death of a family member, one notices things perhaps a little differently than before.

We have lost one of the people who helped develop “community” in Lincoln City.

Listening to the testimony given by Oregon citizens regarding HB2020, known as the Clean Energy and Jobs Bill, opinions were split pro and con.

A warning and a plea to dog owners. I’ve had two incidents recently where off-leash dogs attacked. The first happened at the top of the trail from NE Port Drive to the Knoll on January 24th. I…

According to Eric Johnson, LC Public Relations Director, we don’t need anything but tourism in Lincoln City. He says, “We are a tourist town and that is what we will always be, so just accept …

For more than 25 years, Driftwood Public Library has spent a month every winter showcasing the wide variety of talented Oregon authors.

While we all know that all things and people will die, until it touches you, until you see the final breaths ebb, there is no way to know how it will be absorbed by our minds.

Cascade Policy Institute has released a new report examining the links between anti-sprawl, “smart growth” regulations and increasing housing costs in Oregon.

It’s 2019 and before you know it, it will be April. To me April, brings thoughts of Community Days. It will soon be time to shine a light on and celebrate the many people and groups that helpe…

If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in Oregon, this message is primarily for you.

As our calendars have turned over a new year we are faced with a new world. The degree and speed with which the earth is changing leaves us with feelings of urgency and disorientation. We are …

Google Oregon’s top attributes and, along with the great outdoors, audacious beer and green living, you’ll find our famous quality of life. One of our best-kept secrets is how the Oregon Cultu…

At its Nov. 26 meeting, Lincoln City Council issued an emergency declaration, allowing our group, the Lincoln City Warming Shelter, Inc., to operate a severe-weather shelter from Taft Hall thr…

In an email response to local shellfish advocate Bill Lackner, the Western Administrator for the Department of Environmental Quality turned down a request to Governor Brown, Richard Witham the…

As our beautiful days of fall quickly turn to colder days of winter, I am reminded how blessed and fortunate we are to live and work here on the Oregon Coast and in Lincoln City. I have heard …

Perhaps not the most descriptive title, but while our family has been in a neighborhood issue with the Neighbors!

Our emergency warming shelter opens on nights that are predicted 40 degrees or below. We have been up and running since Saturday, December 1 but nobody knows because it hasn't been printed in …

I voted for increasing the room tax in Lincoln County, but I had no idea it was proposed for an expanded fairgrounds which would not be economically viable and which would be an egregious wast…

I’ve got a heartwarming, Annual Campaign story to tell you. Last week, I took a longtime donor on a tour of the Lincoln City Cultural Center. She had not been to the center in several years, s…

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