Toledo

Art Toledo | Caption: "Phantom galleries" like this one can be found in vacant storefronts in downtown Toledo

The city of Toledo is hoping a series of arts festivals this summer will help revitalize its downtown.

Larry Coonrod / Lincoln County Dispatch

The New Mayor and City Councilors of Toledo were sworn in earlier this month. Mayor Billie Jo Smith talks with KLCC's Rachael McDonald about the fact that all of them are female.

City of Newport

For years, residents of Newport have raised concerns about effluent from a Georgia Pacific Mill in Toledo.  Since 1957, the company has pumped it’s wastewater through a pipe that discharges into the ocean, about .75 miles off Nye Beach.  A new study from Oregon State University is adding to a growing body of evidence showing the effluent is not causing significant impact on the surrounding environment.  

What To Do About Lincoln County's Aging Fairgrounds?

Jan 24, 2014
newslincolncounty.org

The Lincoln County Fairgrounds is suffering from years of neglect. Officials are starting to consider options to renovate or rebuild some of the facilities.

"Poor." That's the word Lincoln County Commissioner Bill Hall used to describe the state of the Fairgrounds. He says numerous buildings are worn down, and rising operating costs are prompting the county to look at options for the property.