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Playing under pressure

  In reference to this column, you will see a photo of a football.  You’ll note of course it is marked NFL, which stands for Naturally Flat Leather.  In the ...

Read to a buddy or a friend

Sheridan held a Jammie/Book/Buddy Day sponsored by the Marines Toys For Tots Program. All students and staff wore their pajamas. Each student received a teddy bear or stuffed ...

‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ fun romp for everyone

The absorbent, yellow and porous resident of a pineapple under the sea returns to the big screen in “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.” The “Sponge Out o ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Feb. 12

1 YEAR AGO Feb. 13, 2014 – Placer Water officially declares drought – Storm not enough; board takes precautions on shortages for this summer – The raindrops ...

Meet your new city manager

Lincoln has a lot of positives going for it. Even though the population has increased five-fold from 8,500 in 2000 to 45,000, the city still has a small-town atmosphere. For ...

The Salt Mine teams up with The Tire Dealer this month

  The Salt Mine is teaming up with a different local business monthly this year to help feed Lincoln and Sheridan residents in need. ...

Irish all the Way, Part Five: Closing the Celtic circle

Ireland. So lush and green. Small streams tumbling down the hillsides.  Wide rivers filled with salmon.  Craggy peaks sheltering great stags. Great slabs of stone ti ...

So you want to start riding

In my last column, I wrote about the benefits of cycling vis-a-vis aging. I am guessing many of you have become inspired and want to start riding a bike before it’s too la ...

Support the Friends of the Lincoln Library in its membership drive

Today, I renewed my Friends of the Lincoln Library membership, I am showing my support to the Friends in their goal to keep the Twelve Bridges Library open as much as possible ...

‘Mortdecai’ should have done better

With every successive failure of a film, it becomes more baffling that Johnny Depp hasn’t starred in a movie directed by Wes Anderson. Anderson (“The Grand Budapest Ho ...