Posted: Tuesday, Feb 24th, 2015
Flying aboard a Piper Meridian is like being shot into sub-orbital space, which at one time was the biggest adventure known to man.
Pressed hard into my seat by a 500 shaft horsepower turbine engine, I watched Newport and the ant-like streams of people at the seafood and wine pavilion disappear like crowds at a shuttle launch.
Posted: Thursday, Feb 19th, 2015
It's festival time again in Newport, that annual mid-winter weekend when area residents are reminded that, yes, we are a major tourist destination.
Thousands of people will flock to the central coast for the Newport Seafood and Wine Festival, which got underway Thursday evening. The festival continues from noon to 9 p.m. today (Friday), from 10 a.m. ...more
Posted: Tuesday, Feb 17th, 2015
According to a report in last Friday's News-Times, Steve Boynton, the new superintendent of the Lincoln County School District, earned "straight A's" in his first-ever evaluation by the district board of directors.
We extend our hearty congratulations to Mr. Boynton, only seven months into his new job. It is a thankless post, after all, but for the substantial paycheck.