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200 middle and high school science teachers throughout country join year-long fellowship

The NSTA New Science Teacher Academy, a year-long program focused on encouraging and supporting early-career science educators, selected 200 middle and secondary science teachers f ...

Marcelo Carnes and Alisha Tanhola to marry

She said yes! Marcelo Carnes and Alisha Tanhola are engaged and their wedding is set for March.  The groom-to-be is the son of Harry Carnes and Margarita Sierra of Lincoln.& ...

Mercado masters CRRT training skills

Lincoln native Ivan Mercado recently graduated from the Sacramento campus of Universal Technical Institute, a provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as p ...

The Smull family - everyday heroes

Last Friday night, Ann Smull was driving to her home on Merritt Road via Gladding Road. It was already dark, and just as she approached the Doty Creek Bridge, she saw on the left d ...

Local teachers awarded $50k broadcast studio grant

Debbie and Matt Tofft say they still haven’t recovered from the shock. Just about a week ago, the couple received an early morning email congratulating them for having won a ...

An exit is not a farewell…..

I have been thinking about my career with Gold Country Media for the past 29 years and the three years before that when I had my own publication business, with nostalgia.  It ...

Stalking Eddie Layton

I was nearing the end of seventh-grade. My clueless victim was an eighth-grade boy. I was a stalker. Eddie Layton’s every move was recorded: Who he talked to. What he ate ...

Technical education needed to fill high-demand jobs of tomorrow

Many complex problems are holding back the California economy. And one of the biggest reasons is the state’s shortage of high-skilled workers. The Society of Manufacturing E ...

Lincoln St. Vincent de Paul helps area residents in need

The Lincoln Community Foundation check for $3,000 was presented by grant writer Ron Morin to Sue McCabe, president of the Lincoln St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) Conference.  The c ...

Furry friends provide support to those in need

From the tragic aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Connecticut to the stress and angst of finals week at Sacramento State University, friendly dogs in vests ...