Lincoln County http://klcc.org en Steve Boynton Prepares to Assume Lincoln County Superintendency http://klcc.org/post/steve-boynton-prepares-assume-lincoln-county-superintendency <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Steve Boynton, 40, will assume the superintendency of the Lincoln County Schools July 1st. He's been superintendent of the Arlington School District, east of the Dalles, for four years. Boynton replaces Tom Rinearson in a district that spans 55 miles of the Oregon coast.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Claude Offenbacher 15053 at http://klcc.org Steve Boynton Prepares to Assume Lincoln County Superintendency Oregon Department Of Education Awards Science And Technology Grants http://klcc.org/post/oregon-department-education-awards-science-and-technology-grants <p>The Oregon Department of Education wants to promote science, technology, engineering, and math, or "STEM" subjects. It has awarded $2.8 million to six 'learning hubs' around the state.</p><p></p><p>The Oregon Coast STEM Hub received the largest of the grants. Terry Crews is the project manager. She says Newport schools have had a partnership with marine science centers for about six years…</p><p>Crews: "With the intent of making Lincoln County School District students the most ocean-literate in the state, if not the country."</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:10:43 +0000 Karen Richards 12239 at http://klcc.org Oregon Department Of Education Awards Science And Technology Grants What To Do About Lincoln County's Aging Fairgrounds? http://klcc.org/post/what-do-about-lincoln-countys-aging-fairgrounds <p>The Lincoln County Fairgrounds is suffering from years of neglect. Officials are starting to consider options to renovate or rebuild some of the facilities.</p><p>"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. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:56:23 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 6995 at http://klcc.org What To Do About Lincoln County's Aging Fairgrounds? Oregon Homeowners Face Steep Increase In Flood Insurance Premiums http://klcc.org/post/oregon-homeowners-face-steep-increase-flood-insurance-premiums <p>Recent changes made to the nation's flood insurance program could cost Oregon homeowners tens of thousands of dollars a year.</p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 02:58:13 +0000 Angela Kellner 5459 at http://klcc.org Oregon Homeowners Face Steep Increase In Flood Insurance Premiums Lincoln County District Attorney Rob Bovett is Stepping Down http://klcc.org/post/lincoln-county-district-attorney-rob-bovett-stepping-down <p></p><p></p><p>An Oregon district attorney, who's internationally recognized for his work to curtail methamphetamine manufacturing, is leaving his job.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:46:58 +0000 Angela Kellner 2925 at http://klcc.org Lincoln County District Attorney Rob Bovett is Stepping Down Lincoln County Schools Bring in the Ocean http://klcc.org/post/lincoln-county-schools-bring-ocean-1 <p>The aim of the Lincoln County School District is ambitious: To become the best district in the world for integrating the ocean into the lives of its students. This school year students, teachers and administrators—and their partners in the community—are doing more than ever to meet that goal. The sea lions on the Newport bayfront (sounds of sea lions barking) welcome a group of Lincoln County teachers. The teachers are down on their bellies, using car ice scrapers under the docks.The results go under portable microscopes. It's an exercise that they will later share with their students. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 23:57:57 +0000 Jacob Lewin 2105 at http://klcc.org Lincoln County Schools Bring in the Ocean Lincoln County Voters To Decide Whether To Keep The Partisan In Politics http://klcc.org/post/lincoln-county-voters-decide-whether-keep-partisan-politics <p>As politics in Washington, DC have become increasingly partisan and dysfunctional, one county in Oregon could potentially move the opposite direction.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /><br />On Election Day, November 5th, residents of Lincoln County will decide whether to change the way they elect their county commissioners. &nbsp;</p><p>Currently commissioners in Lincoln County run partisan races – meaning they declare their candidacy as a Republican, Democrat or another political party.&nbsp; If challenged within that party, they go through primary elections, and then move to the general ballot.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 02:20:40 +0000 Jes Burns 1602 at http://klcc.org Lincoln County Voters To Decide Whether To Keep The Partisan In Politics Lincoln County Head Start Avoids Shutdown http://klcc.org/post/lincoln-county-head-start-avoids-shutdown <p>Two Head Start programs in Lincoln County have averted closure due to assistance from Oregon&rsquo;s Early Learning Division.</p><p></p><p>Head Start provides preschool programs as well as health, nutrition and social services to low-income families. Due to the federal shutdown, the programs in Lincoln City and Toledo were running out of time. The agency had sent out *25 layoff notices and prepared for suspending classes as well as supplemental food and weekend programs. Dr. Suzanne Miller, Lincoln County&rsquo;s Head Start Director, said October 31st would have been their last day:</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:01:52 +0000 Karen Richards 1116 at http://klcc.org Lincoln County Head Start Avoids Shutdown Oregon State Police Volunteers Patrol Lincoln County School Neighborhoods http://klcc.org/post/oregon-state-police-volunteers-patrol-lincoln-county-school-neighborhoods <p></p><p>Oregon State Police volunteers are patrolling the neighborhoods around public schools in Lincoln County.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:32:59 +0000 Angela Kellner 928 at http://klcc.org Oregon State Police Volunteers Patrol Lincoln County School Neighborhoods Project Homeless Connect In Newport Friday http://klcc.org/post/project-homeless-connect-newport-friday <p>More than 200 people are expected to show up at the <a href="http://homelessinlincolncounty.com/">Project Homeless Connect</a> in Newport this Friday.</p><p>It can be difficult for homeless people to get around the community to access services. Project Homeless Connect brings providers under one roof. Haircuts, dental care, clothing and help signing up for health care or benefits are a few of the offerings.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 20:39:58 +0000 Angela Kellner 595 at http://klcc.org Project Homeless Connect In Newport Friday