We voters of Lincoln City have the opportunity to elect a mayor with the qualifications, experience, education, skills and work ethic that leadership requires.

Doug has concentrated on job creation, economic development, improving our roads and infrastructure, including our services to veterans and seniors plus critically important emergency preparedness.

There is a political axiom that states you can neither know, nor trust, the motives of volunteers for political power.

We were fortunate to be home when Rick Mark, who is running for City Councilor, Ward 3, dropped by to leave his brochure. We had an informative visit and were so impressed with his passion and…

On behalf of the members of American Legion Post 97 in Lincoln City, I want to extend my heartfelt thank you to the Chinook Winds Casino for their providing a venue and donation towards the su…

On behalf of the members of American Legion Post 97 in Lincoln City, I want to extend my heartfelt thank you to the City of Lincoln City for the use of the Regatta Grounds on Saturday Septembe…

When it dawned on me that, no matter who is elected to the Lincoln City Council, we will have a Board with three Council members with only two years experience and three with none.

I noted in Carol Koffel’s 9/17 letter of appreciation for what our Lincoln City Council members and our City Manager have done for us, that she encouraged anyone who wants to see for themselve…

Someone once likened the importance of addressing small details to “finding a coffee ring on your drop down table in an airplane and then wondering if they are also sloppy with engine maintenance.”

Recently two citizens had articles in the News Guard about how poorly the City has dealt with improving Highway 101.

I am wondering about the need to purchase artwork to put into public buildings.


With winter knocking on the door, the Lincoln City Warming Shelter faces a funding crunch and needs your support in order to continue its valuable work.

Our family, and many of our neighbors and friends, greatly appreciate the hard work our Lincoln City Council members and our City Manager have done to make our city a wonderful place to live a…

I can’t thank all of you enough for your kindness t the death of my husband Danny Doerflinger.

In response to 8/22/18 article: Traffic: What can we do?

The Kiwanis Club of Lincoln City thanks all the businesses and individuals who support our flag program.


Family Promise of Lincoln County is 4 years old!

This is regarding Adopt-a-Highway from Rose Lodge thru the City limits of Lincoln City, both sides of the road.

At least monthly expensive equipment, costly fuel, and human-power are deployed to "rescue" yet another hiker/wanderer from the popular God's Thumb area.

A Newport Urban Renewal Agency meeting will take place on Monday, July 30, 2018, at 5 p.m. at Newport City Hall.

In the July 18, 2018 edition of the News Guard included in a complaint to the Oregon Ethics Commission, Jerry Warner asserted that I said, "We should approve the exchange because Lila Bradley …

We thank Dave Price for his thoughtful editorial regarding Firework Solutions. He cites an excellent solution that will work. Follow the law with fines and publicize the remedy to discourage l…

Despite increased proactive measures taken by the LCPD and North Lincoln Fire and Rescue, there were a lot of fireworks set off on Roads End beach July 4th, overwhelming law enforcement once again.

Lincoln City has become the preferred destination for visitors looking for a coastal community where they can hit the beach – and shoot off illegal fireworks.

While numerous volunteers throughout neighborhoods in Lincoln City made serious efforts to prevent lawbreakers from setting off illegal fireworks, we were ineffective in stopping them.

Over the past two months we solicited the assistance of many businesses in Lincoln County to help with our fundraising efforts to fill our emergency cache with lifesaving and sustaining items.

As a representative of CommonSense-Lincoln County, I continue to ask questions and voice concerns that the proposed expenditures using transient room taxes, possible urban renewal money, and v…

Since relocating to Taft Hall at the start of last winter, the Lincoln City Warming Shelter has embarked on a program expansion aimed at better serving our most needy residents and helping hom…

I’ve had quite a few folks ask me why Lincoln City’s branding now features an octopus. They see it as a big surprise and not quite what they expected. Why an octopus?

Sometimes, it is not until a person is in a situation that one becomes aware of the nature of the surroundings.


On Saturday morning, June 16, I joined the Beachcomber Days parade in Waldport. As is my practice, I walked the parade route, greeting folks along the sidewalk. On four separate occasions, peo…

When the Lincoln County Commons Master Plan Committee meets again June 14, it will be presented a concept that can meet the most broadly desired needs identified in multiple rounds of public i…

In Frank Geltner's Viewpoint ("A Lincoln County Commons of the future"--May 25, 2018 Newport News-Times), he addresses the name of the facility the County is determined to build: Exhibit Hall,…

I agree with the members of Common Sense of Lincoln County Oregon that it is time to consider other locations for the county fair and to truly involve the community in developing a plan for th…

The last few weeks have been an exciting time of celebrating your accomplishments and successes while at Taft 7-12 and in the Lincoln County School District.

We would like to extend our congratulations to Taft high School and class of 2018.

The Siletz Watershed Council held our annual river clean up on the Siletz River on Saturday, May 12th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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