5 free things to do this week (March 26-April 2)
25 Mar 2017 at 5:04pm
Here are five things you can do that cost nothing at all. Check out Community Science Sundays at the Newport Back Bay Science Center, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. With activities for adults, kids and their parents. Tidepool touch tanks, see coastal and estuary ...
Uptown Newport project moves its retail spaces
25 Mar 2017 at 12:35pm
The developers of the Uptown Newport residential and commercial project are shuffling the location of the retail component. The main reason for the change is the cost of the parking garage, which is planned to go beneath the building facing the development ...
Newport Gwent Dragons: Welsh Rugby Union plans takeover by 1 July
22 Mar 2017 at 3:56am
The Welsh Rugby Union has confirmed it intends to take "operational control" of Newport Gwent Dragons by 1 July. The WRU has reached "heads of agreement" for a deal which includes the purchase of Rodney Parade. A statement says the sale has been ratified ...
?Outstanding Citizen? works for betterment of city, county
25 Mar 2017 at 3:51pm
The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce honored Jim S. Gowen Sr. at its recent banquet by presenting him with the Outstanding Citizen Award. ?I was surprised,? said Gowen, 73. ?It was quite an honor to receive it. ?I received it once before and never ...
Harry?s Bar & Burger to Open New Restaurant in Lincoln
25 Mar 2017 at 4:44pm
The clown sundae is a close second. Newport Creamery originally opened in 1940 and has since grown to 11 Rhode Island locations and two Massachusetts locations. Newport Creamery is open Sunday - Thursday from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Friday - Saturday 7 a.m ...
Newport, RI Real Estate: Rentals
25 Mar 2017 at 10:32am
Oh, and yard work? Zilch. Whether you need a pet-friendly space or prefer a pad with a pool, new rentals hit the market everyday. Browse nearby apartments, condos, and houses for rent in Newport listed by our partners at realtor.com.
Huntington Beach: Fight breaks out at pro-Trump rally
25 Mar 2017 at 10:42am
?This is frustrating because we are trying to claim the higher ground here,? Beaman said. Jordan Hoiberg from Newport Beach said the protester wielded the pepper spray in self defense. ?We were expecting it to be more peaceful,? said ...
History behind Newport's Oregon Coast Aquarium
15 Mar 2017 at 3:25am
The Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport has some Hollywood history. It was the home of Keiko the Whale, the orca who starred in the 1993 movie ?Free Willy,? before he was released into the wild in Iceland in 1998. The huge tank that housed the famous ...
Alex Tizon, former Seattle Times reporter who won Pulitzer Prize, dies at 57
25 Mar 2017 at 11:52am
Mr. Tizon died unexpectedly Thursday, of natural causes, at his home in Eugene, Oregon, according to his family and the ... A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, at the Newport Covenant Church in Bellevue. The family says flowers ...
Tech baseball falls at Kiger
25 Mar 2017 at 4:59pm
Jordan Getzelman homered with one out in the top of the fourth inning, a blast which lifted seventh-rated Menlo College to a 1-0 nonleague baseball victory over Oregon Tech at Kiger ... in the Yaquina Bay tournament in Newport Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Weather or Not: A Troughy Pattern
25 Mar 2017 at 8:04am
Saturday, Mar. 25th ? Lincoln County Summary: Showers, breezy, cloudy yesterday and overnight, cool temps. Past 24 Hours High/Low/Gust/Rain… Lincoln City: 53F/46F/37mph/0.49? Depoe Bay: 52F/44F/36mph/0.31? Newport: 52F/44F/39mph/0.37? Waldport: 52F/44F/35mph/0.13? Yachats: 52F/47F/38mph/0.16? Newport Airport Conditions… Ceiling: broken @ 2,500? & 3,200? Visibility: 10 miles/Wind: SSE 3 mph/Altimeter: 30.18? Forecast: Our weather is expected to be governed [...]
Newport city officials and art officianados dedicate new artistic addition to...
24 Mar 2017 at 11:13pm
It?s Spring Break ? Don?t make it your last?
24 Mar 2017 at 10:04am
During this 2017 Spring Break period, 03/24/2017 through 04/09/2017, Newport Police Officers will be focusing traffic enforcement efforts on Distracted Driving-related offenses. Distracted Driving has been identified as one of the “Fatal Five” contributing factors to loss of life in a motor vehicle crash. This traffic safety campaign is an effort to reduce motor vehicle [...]
Weather or Not: Broken Spring
24 Mar 2017 at 7:04am
Friday, Mar. 24th ? Lincoln County Summary: Cloudy early, afternoon rain yesterday, more rain, breezy overnight. Past 24 Hours High/Low/Gust/Rain… Lincoln City: 55F/45F/35mph/0.40? Depoe Bay: 54F/42F/32mph/0.43? Newport: 52F/41F/36mph/0.52? Waldport: 52F/41F/35mph/0.61? Yachats: 55F/43F/32mph/0.75? Newport Airport Conditions… Ceiling: scattered @ 2,700?, broken @ 4,800?, overcast @ 5,500? Visibility: 10 miles/Wind: S 8 mph/Altimeter: 29.85? Forecast: While historically [...]