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‘So the River Flows’ celebrates the human spirit

A love story is a love story is a love story. What differentiates one from another are the characters and the events accompanying their meeting and the obstacles surrounding their ...

I won’t play the sap for them

Those fabric softener sheets I use in the dryer? I tear them in half. If I can, I tear them in thirds. For a while I tore them in fourths but Don talked me out of it because they g ...

2016, what’s in it for us?

 If I really knew what was going to happen in 2016, I’m not sure you’d want to read about it.  But here are my predictions.    They are going to re ...

The bias against cyclists

Remember the cycling boom of 1970?  No, me either, but apparently (I read about it in a book) way back then, cyclists were seen as healthy and environmentally conscious good g ...

LHS Choir fundraising concert raised $10,370

On Jan. 7, Sun City Lincoln Hills hosted a Lincoln High School Choir fundraising concert and raised $10,370 from ticket sales and donations from residents. The choir will represen ...

Spending time at Champy's Catfe

During my interview with Joy Smith last week at Champy’s Catfe, a steady stream of visitors came in to have a cup of coffee and check out the cats. Champy’s Catfe, loc ...

Visual Viewpoint

I am so glad I grew up when you could eat peanut butter at school.

Tom Cosgrove capable leader for Lincoln chamber

The Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, formed in the early 1900s, has played a big part in the city’s development. The chamber’s mission is to advocate for business an ...

Bike column

Today, we start at the McBean Pavilion for an up-and-down ride through the outskirts of Lincoln. As always, check over your bike. Be sure your cell phone is working and have plenty ...

Welcome back, Spencer Short, as Lincoln’s mayor

Spencer Short, who started his fourth term as Lincoln mayor Dec. 8, has spent about three-fourths of his life at Lincoln City Council meetings. The mayor is 41. My math is righ ...

Out with the old, in with the new

I’ve mentioned that I keep a loose journal of my fishing trips during the year, (basically I just write them into my day planner.)  I note where I went and who I fished ...

Visual Viewpoint

This year's resolution is to enjoy every day to the fullest and forgive mistakes of the past.

The new law and school buses

I have written before that cyclists can get in the way of vehicular traffic, even when doing everything right.  But the passage of a new law in California and a conversation ...

Happy New Year, residents of Lincoln

Many residents are steamed about our story Dec. 17 (front page, “Estep earned top Lincoln salary") ranking Lincoln’s former city manager as the region’s high ...

McCourtney- Rioso- East Avenue loop

Happy New Year! This is our last ride of the year. May I suggest you make one of your top resolution priorities that of riding your bike as much as possible in 2016? Today, we be ...