Day: September 10, 2018


Driftwood Public Library is delighted to announce the schedule of mystery writers for its 15th annual Dark & Stormy Night series for this October. This will be the 15th year in which the library invites genre authors to speak in Lincoln City. The series takes place at the library at 4:00 Thursday afternoons in October, beginning October 4th.

For the full story and history on the Dark and Stormy Night Author Series visit Driftwood Public Library/Dark & Stormy Night.


After years of being battered by wind storms, the City Council approved $450,000 to make needed repairs on the Taft Dock. Bergerson Construction, out of Astoria, Oregon, has been awarded the contract to do the work.

The project will start Monday, September 17th, 2018. At that time, there will be no access to the dock.  The project is scheduled to be completed by November 9th, 2018.

The project includes upgrading the Taft Dock by replacing the 2 piles, replacing the substructure beneath the deck, installing 1,960 BF of 2×6 and 6,350 BF of plastic lumber for decking and rails, bring the dock up to ADA standards and other miscellaneous safety standards.

There will be a community meeting on Wednesday, September 12th st the Taft 51st Street Park (the picnic shelter at the west end of SW 51st), from 4:00-6:00pm.  There will be City officials there to answer your questions about the project.

For further information on the Taft Dock repair, please go to the Lincoln City’s webpage, or call the Public Works Department at 541-996-2154.