Public Messaging and Notifications - Solar Eclipse

Lincoln County has many ways to get messages to the public. Media releases will be published on this page and elsewhere on the County's web site. See "What's New" and "News" sections in addition to this page. 

LINCOLN ALERTS: Emergency Notifications and Community Information 

Anyone can sign up to receive community information via text from City, Tribal and County Officials by texting any or all of the keywords below and/or your zip code to 888-777. Lincoln County Alerts: Sign up today. 

  • LINC4ALERTS       Information that may affect several or all areas of Lincoln County
  • LINC4COUNTY     Specific to County operations or scheduled County events
  • LINC4ECLIPSE     Specific to August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse event
  • LINC4ROADS        Specific to County Public Works - Roadways 

Social Media

Local Radio

Cell service may experience interruptions during the weekend and on the day of the eclipse.  We encourage citizens to own a battery powered radio.. Some stations are offering programs with subject matter experts. Local radio will be a source of traffic and news updates. 

  • Yaquina Bay Communications (KNPT-AM  1310 AM, Newport. KYTE-FM  102.7 FM, Newport. U92-FM  92.7 FM Newport. KBCH-AM  1400 AM, Lincoln City. KCRF-FM  96.7 FM, Lincoln City. KWDP-AM  820 AM, Waldport)
  • Boss Radio (100.7 FM)
  • The Wave (93.7 FM)
  • KYAQ (91.7 FM)

Print and Digital Media

Residents and visitors can refer to both online and print media for special sections, inserts and news related to the eclipse.