Anybody know who did this??

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Jul 162016
 

Stolen SUV smashed and tweaked.  Likely totalled. If you know anything about who stole it call Toledo PD at 336-5555.

Stolen SUV smashed and tweaked. Likely totalled.
If you know anything about who stole it call Toledo PD at 336-5555.


We can't say it enough...DON'T LEAVE YOUR KEYS UNATTENDED IN YOUR VEHICLE.

We can’t say it enough…DON’T LEAVE YOUR KEYS UNATTENDED IN YOUR VEHICLE.

Last night or early this morning somebody in Toledo stole an extremely sweet and nice young lady’s white Ford Explorer from Dundan road. They managed to get it behind the yellow GP gate at the Olalla reservoir and wreck it in the canyon by the old boat launch.

Sadly it was a total loss and un-insured. Please help this young lady out. If you know anything message or call dispatch for Lincoln county sheriffs or Toledo PD.

By the way it looked, the accident must have happened fast as they seemed to hit the shoulder of the road and flip into the tree. so I would assume that as bad as the driver door area is banged up someone got banged up with it. So if you notice some one (especially a known thief) with a banged up left side, glass cuts etc. report them here and to the police. PLEASE!

Willie Worman

Newport/Nye Beach – 16 yo teen pulled away from shore on possible rip current

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Jul 162016
 

4:20pm – Nye Beach – Just south of the Nye Beach Turnaround a 16 year old girl was pulled out through the surfline on a possible rip current. Newport Fire-Rescue was called to the scene and arrived about the time the girl managed to get her feet back down on the surf bottom and walk laboriously to shore. She appears to be fine.

Showing up for those who show up all the time…

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Jul 162016
 
Toledo residents - one most notable - show up to support Toledo Police in their protection of the community at noon Saturday. Pauline Morrison photo

Toledo residents – one most notable, artist Michael Gibbons and wife Judy – show up to support Toledo Police for their protection of the community – at noon Saturday.
Pauline Morrison photo

Newport: Traffic Crash – Highway 101 at Oceanview Drive

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Jul 162016
 

Highway 101 @ Oceanview earlier today. Kali Slentz photo

Highway 101 @ Oceanview earlier today.
Kali Slentz photo


Car vs truck with trailer Doris Posner

Car vs truck with trailer
Doris Posner


12:48pm – Two vehicle crash at 101 and NW Oceanview Drive. Everyone is out of both cars. One 68 year old female has a head injury.

A film on the continued spraying of pesticides and herbicides on private forest lands

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Jul 162016
 

Herbicide spraying BLM photo

Herbicide spraying
BLM photo


Consider attending a film showing of “Behind the Emerald Curtain,” an award-winning documentary on the practice of clearcutting and pesticide spraying in our industrial forests. It’s an educational and fundraising event for Citizens for a Healthy County. The film will be shown Friday, July 22 at 7 pm at The Congregational Church of Lincoln City, 1760 NW 25th St. Lincoln City.

The committee says the film exposes the harmful practice of pesticide spraying over clearcut industrial forests on our communities and our environment. They say the practice has caused serious illness and even deaths. The committee contends that aerial spraying of pesticides was deemed so harmful that it was banned on federal forests over 30 years ago, yet those same pesticides are still legal and sprayed today over private and state forests. They further contend that these chemicals contaminate the streams we fish from, the watersheds we drink from and the soil we grow our food in. In addition they claim that it poisons our wildlife and increases cancer and a series of other
degenerative diseases in our communities.

Citizens for a Healthy County has filed a citizens’ initiative to appear on the May 2017 ballot (corrected) to ban aerial spraying in Lincoln County. The committee invites all interested citizens to come and learn and to discuss this issue facing our county.

For more information, email us: mkrausster@gmail.com
Their webside is: www.LincolnCountyCommunityRights.org

ODOT roadway construction update

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Jul 152016
 

Highway 20 project entering final phases which includes closures.  Stay current on updates.

Highway 20 project entering final phases which includes closures. Stay current on updates.


Lincoln County

US 20 PME: UPRR – Eddyville (Phase 4) (U.S. 20 MP 16 – MP 21)

Project Summary:
Construction of landslide mitigation and geotechnical features over 350,000 cubic yards of earthwork.
Construction of roadbed, aggregate base and asphalt concrete pavement
Installation of drainage, guard rail, striping, and signing
Installation of a wildlife crossing culvert under the new roadbed
Erosion control
Landscaping
Re-routing public traffic onto the new alignment

Remarks: Construction of Phase 4 continues with drainage and excavation work near the west end of the project at approximately MP 16. Expect periodic flagging with minor delays of up to 20 minutes. Expect increased truck traffic on the existing U.S. 20 due to material hauling and deliveries on both the East and West ends of the project. Material hauling hours will increase near MP 16 about 12-14 hours per day. Expect heavy truck traffic from 7a.m. to 8 p.m. Night paving work is scheduled to begin on July 27. All other work is taking place well away from the existing U.S. 20 alignment.

US101@ NE East Devils Lake RD (U.S.101 MP111.0 – MP111.6)
Project Summary:
Add a left turn lane on U.S. 101 at NE East Devils Lake Rd
Create wider shoulders and improve sight distance in an effort to reduce crashes

Remarks: All work is now complete except for permanent signs, planting, and seeding. Permanent sign work will be taking place during the day. Occasional flagging may be necessary, expect minor delays. Seeding and planting work will not begin until September. NE East Devils Lake Road is now open at all times.