Problem at a substation. Problem solved. Power should be humming along normally.
Authorities are saying there has been either a power surge or a power outage in the central area of Newport at around 11:30am Sunday. A fire alarm is going on at Head Start at 253 NE 1st, the Newport Fire Department has switched to back up generators and the signal lights at 101 at 6th and 11th are malfunctioning.