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 MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 1/2/17

 
CRAB FISHERMEN UP AND DOWN THE OREGON COAST ARE CURRENTLY ON STRIKE. THE FISHERMEN AND PROCESSORS ARE NOT ABLE TO AGREE ON A PRICE. THE OPENING OF THE SOUTH COAST OFFERED $3 A POUND. NOW THAT THE REST OF THE COAST IS OPEN THE PROCESSORS SAY THEY WILL ONLY PAY $2.75. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THAT THE PRICE SHOULD REMAIN THE SAME AS WHAT WAS ORIGINALLY OFFERED. 
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 1/9/17
 
THERE WAS ANOTHER DEATH SOUTH OF YACHATS WHERE SOMEONE WAS SWEPT OFF THE ROCKS AT THORS WELL. THIS IS SOMETHING THAT HAS BEEN HAPPENING MORE FREQUENTLY. THERE ARE SIGNS POSTED BUT THEY ARE OFTEN IGNORED. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THERE SHOULD BE STRICTER PENALTIES FOR IGNORING SAFETY SIGNS. 
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 1/16/17
 
THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS WE HAVE SEEN SOME VERY COLD TEMPERATURES ON THE COAST AND WILLAMETTE VALLEY. THIS WEEK IS CALLING FOR MORE RAIN AND WIND. THIS CAN CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS AND POSSIBLE POWER OUTAGES. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU ARE PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER DRIVING. 
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 1/23/17
 
LINCOLN COUNTY AND THE STATE ARE IN THE HEART OF FLU SEASON. THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERAL REPORTS OF THE FLU THIS YEAR, WHICH CAN BE MINIMIZED OR ELIMINATED WITH A FLU SHOT. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK GETTING A FLU SHOT IS HELPFUL IN KEEPING YOU FROM GETTING SICK.
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 1/30/17
 
LINCOLN COUNTY IS IN A HOMELESS CRISES. MANY MINIMUM WAGE FAMILIES ARE HAVING A HARD TIME FINDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING. THE LACK OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING IS ALSO CAUSING A PROBLEM FOR MUNICIPALITIES, HOSPITALS AND THE SCHOOLS TO RECRUIT EMPLOYEES. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THAT TINY HOUSES ARE A SOLUTION. 
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 2/6/17
 
MANY PEOPLE WHO HAVE INSURANCE COVERAGE THROUGH THE OREGON HEALTH PLAN OR HAVE COVERAGE THROUGH HEALTH CARE DOT GOV ARE UNSURE OF WHAT WILL HAPPEN WITH THEIR INSURANCE UNDER THE NEW ADMINISTRATION. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT SHOULD CONTINUE.
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 2/13/17
 
WE HAVE SEEN HIGH LEVELS OF DOMOIC ACID IN CRAB AND SHELLFISH THIS LAST YEAR. THIS HAS CAUSED THE CRAB FISHERY TO START LATE AND HAS AFFECTED THE RECREATIONAL CRABBING AND CLAMMING. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THE PROBLEM OF DOMOIC ACID IS GOING TO CONTINUE CAUSING PROBLEMS THROUGHOUT THIS YEAR.
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 2/20/17
 
THE HEAVY RAINFALL WE HAD IN JANUARY AND FEBRUARY IT CAUSED SEWAGE OVERFLOWS IN NEWPORT AND LINCOLN CITY. THIS CAUSED RAW SEWAGE TO GO IN THE STREAMS AND ON BEACHES OUT TO THE OCEAN. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK ENOUGH IS BEING DONE TO PROTECT THE PUBLIC FROM BACTERIA ON THE BEACHES.  
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 2/27/17
 
THE WINTER STORMS BRING IN A LOT OF DEBRIS TO OUR BEACHES. WE HAVE EXPERIENCED SOME VERY HIGH TIDES THIS WINTER. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK MORE EFFORTS NEED TO BE MADE TO KEEP THE BEACHES CLEAN DURING THE STORMY WINTER MONTHS
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 3/6/17
 
MANY NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS RELY ON VOLUNTEERS. IT HAS ALSO BEEN SHOWN TO BE A GREAT WAY FOR SENIORS TO STAY ACTIVE AND YOUNG PEOPLE TO GET INVOLVED IN THEIR COMMUNITY. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK VOLUNTEER HOURS SHOULD BE MANDATORY FOR THOSE WHO ARE UNEMPLOYED AND ARE ON STATE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS. 
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 3/13/17
 
THE LINCOLN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT HAS IDENTIFIED CLOSE TO 800 STUDENTS AS HOMELESS. THESE ARE STUDENTS WHO ARE COUCH SURFING, LIVING IN MOTELS AND SOME ARE UNACCOMPANIED MINORS. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW WHAT YOU THINK SHOULD BE DONE TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF HOMELESS YOUTH IN LINCOLN COUNTY. 
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 3/20/17
 
MANY FOLKS WILL BE HEADING TO THE BEACHES AND OUR COASTAL AREA FOR SPRING BREAK. MANY FROM OUT OF THE AREA MAY NOT KNOW HOW DANGEROUS THE ROCKY AREAS ARE CLOSE TO THE OCEAN. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK MORE NEEDS TO BE DONE TO BRING AWARENESS OF SNEAKER WAVES AND OCEAN AND BEACH SAFETY. 
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 3/27/17
 
THE BUDGET BEING PROPOSED BY PRESIDENT TRUMP CALLS FOR A 17% CUT TO THE NOAA BUDGET. THIS WOULD MEAN THE ELIMINATION OF THE SEA GRANT PROGRAM. IN LINCOLN COUNTY THAT WOULD MEAN SEVERAL GOOD PAYING FAMILY WAGE JOBS WOULD BE ELIMINATED. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THESE CUTS WOULD BE DETRIMENTAL TO OUR COASTAL AREA.  
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 4/3/17
 
STARTING IN THE SPRING AS THE WEATHER STARTS TO CHANGE WE SEE AN INCREASE IN PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE TRAFFIC. POLICE AGENCIES RECEIVE GRANTS FOR PEDESTRIAN SAFETY AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS FOR DRIVERS. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THERE SHOULD ALSO BE AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS SET UP FOR PEDESTRIANS AND BICYCLISTS.  
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 4/10/17
 
THE "KEEP OUR POOL OPEN" COMMITTEE IN TOLEDO IS ENCOURAGING PASSAGE OF A BALLOT MEASURE THAT WOULD ESTABLISH FUNDING FOR THE POOL. WITH THE POOL NOW OPEN IN NEWPORT MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK HAVING A TOLEDO POOL IS NECESSARY.
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 4/17/17
 
MEASURE 21-177 ADDRESSES THE CONCERNS MADE BY MANY WHO ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE SPRAYING OF PESTICIDES AND IT'S AFFECTS ON HEALTH. HOWEVER THOSE OPPOSED TO THE MEASURE SAY IT IS NOT WRITTEN WELL AND WILL COST JOBS. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THIS IS A GOOD SOLUTION TO THE PESTICIDE SPRAY PROBLEMS.  
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 4/24/17
 
APRIL HAS BEEN DETERMINED AS DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH. ACCORDING TO EXPERTS THERE ARE MORE CRASHES INVOLVING DISTRACTED DRIVING AND CELL PHONE USE. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK CAMERAS SHOULD BE SET UP THAT PHOTOGRAPH DRIVERS AND IF USING THEIR CELL PHONE SHOULD RECEIVE A TICKET IN THE MAIL.
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 5/1/17
 
IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY PLANNERS SAY YOU SHOULD HAVE FOOD, SHELTER AND WATER TO LAST AT A MINIMUM OF TWO WEEKS. IT IS ALSO BENEFICIAL TO HAVE A GENERATOR IF YOU CAN. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOUR EMERGENCY PLAN ALSO INCLUDES STORING FUEL FOR YOUR CAR OR GENERATOR.
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 5/8/17
 
THE DEPOE BAY FIRE DISTRICT IS HOLDING MONTHLY INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS REGARDING THE SOLAR ECLIPSE SCHEDULED TO HIT THE COAST IN AUGUST. IT IS PREDICTED THERE WILL BE UP TO ONE MILLION PEOPLE HERE ON THE COAST FOR THE EVENT. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU ARE PREPARED TO DEAL WITH THE TRAFFIC AND INCREASE IN THE AMOUNT OF PEOPLE HERE THAT WEEKEND.
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 5/15/17

IT HAS BEEN SHOWN THAT THERE ARE MORE PEOPLE WHO SUFFER FROM MENTAL ILLNESS AND DRUG ADDITION THAT ARE IN THE LINCOLN COUNTY JAIL. THE COUNTY IS INVOLVED WITH THE STEPPING UP PROGRAM TO HELP. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK ENOUGH IS BEING DONE TO HELP TREAT PEOPLE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS TO KEEP THEM OUT OF JAIL.

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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 5/22/17
 

IN LINCOLN COUNTY CITIZENS NEED TO BE PREPARED FOR JUST ABOUT ANYTHING. DURING THE WINTER AND EARLY SPRING HEAVY RAINS CAN CAUSE DAMAGE AND DURING THE SUMMER AND EARLY FALL WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CREATE FIRE DANGER. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU FEEL YOU ARE PREPARED TO HANDLE ANY EMERGENCY ANY TIME OF YEAR.
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 5/29/17
 
THE LINCOLN COUNTY AREA IS WORKING ON ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ADDING ADDITIONAL JOBS. IT IS DIFFICULT FOR EMPLOYERS TO KEEP PEOPLE THEY HIRE BECAUSE OF THE LACK OF HOUSING. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THE CITIES AND COUNTY SHOULD BE DOING MORE TO ENCOURAGE DEVELOPMENT OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING. 
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 6/12/17

MEASURE 21-177 PASSED BY VOTERS BY A NARROW MARGIN. THOSE WHO WERE AGAINST THE MEASURE FEARED THE WAY IT WAS WRITTEN WOULD HAVE NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES FOR LINCOLN COUNTY BUSINESSES AND LOCAL FARMERS. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THAT IS TRUE?
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 6/19/17

THE LINCOLN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT APPROACHED THE NEWPORT CITY COUNCIL ABOUT PURCHASING THE OLD POOL BUILDING. THEY HAVE SAID THEY WILL KEEP FOREST PARK OPEN AND ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF THE SALE?
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 6/26/17
 
THE PORT OF NEWPORT HAS BEEN WORKING TO SECURE A SHIPPING AREA FOR SEVERAL YEARS NOW. THE PORT NEEDS THE INCOME THIS WILL PROVIDE TO PAY OFF THE LOANS THEY INCURRED GETTING THE NEW DOCK CONSTRUCTED. THIS WOULD MEAN MORE SHIPS AT THE TERMINAL DOCK. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THE DOCK SHOULD BE EXCLUSIVELY FOR FISHERMEN? 
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 7/3/17
 
THE LEGISLATURE RECENTLY APPROVED A BILL THAT WILL ALLOW FOR THE TAKE OF ROADKILL OF DEER OR ELK. THIS LAW WILL NOT GO INTO AFFECT UNTIL 2019. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THAT PEOPLE WILL PURPOSELY HIT AN ANIMAL IN ORDER TO TAKE IT HOME FOR FOOD OR FOR THE ANTLERS.
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 7/10/17
 
CITIZENS WHO HAVE RECENTLY ATTENDED TOWN HALL MEETINGS HAVE EXPRESSED CONCERN OVER PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE FEDERAL HEALTH CARE PLANS. IF APPROVED THE PLAN WOULD INCREASE HEALTH CARE COSTS FOR LOW INCOME AND SENIOR CITIZENS. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU WOULD BE AFFECTED BY CHANGES TO THE FEDERAL HEALTH CARE PLAN.
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 7/17/17
 
THE COUNTY IS CONSIDERING CHANGES TO THEIR SMOKING ORDINANCES. IF APPROVED THE BAN WOULD INCLUDE SMOKELESS TOBACCO AND NO SMOKING IN COUNTY PARKS. IT WOULD ALSO REMOVE DESIGNATED SMOKING AREAS. MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU THINK THIS IS TOO MUCH REGULATION OF PEOPLE WHO SMOKE. 
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MAKING CONTACT QUESTION FOR THE WEEK OF 7/24/17
 
THIS IS PROVING TO BE A VERY BUSY SUMMER ON THE COAST WITH LOTS OF FOLKS ON THE ROADS. AS TRAFFIC INCREASES AND WITH THE UPCOMING ECLIPSE MAKING CONTACT WANTS TO KNOW IF YOU PLAN ON ADJUSTING YOUR DRIVING SCHEDULE
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