UPDATE: Hwy 101 is now open. We will have details as they are provided by OSP
An overturned semi is blocking US 101 approximately thee miles south of Yachats (MP 168) in Lane County. The highway will experience intermittent closures during the morning as the fully loaded chip truck is offloaded and righted. There is no detour. Travelers should expect delays at the crash site as well as several construction work zones between Yachats and Florence.
Between the dates of April 30, 2015 and May 30, 2015, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to several burglary and theft complaints from businesses located in the Yachats, Waldport, Seal Rock, and Depoe Bay areas. On May 30, 2015 at approximately 11:07am, a Sheriff’s Deputy responded to a theft complaint of $100 taken from a business located in the 300 Block of NW Hemlock Street, Waldport, Oregon. Descriptions of two suspects, a male and female, and their associated vehicle were obtained during the investigation.
At approximately 12:05pm, the deputy located a female matching the suspect description on Starr Street across from Kendall Field in Waldport. The female, identified as 36 year old Yachats resident Rebecca Emily York, was interviewed and subsequently arrested for theft of money taken from the Waldport business. During contact with York, suspicion was developed regarding her involvement in the business burglaries over the past month. York was subsequently taken into custody for the Theft of money and transported to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading