Columnists

It’s official: October is Friends of the Lincoln Library Month

Last week in this space, my pal Peter Fish wrote about how, after he became a father, he once again became a library user. Peter reminded us how “you can fall in love all over ag ...

Politics, religion and granola

I spent time recently with a compassionate and fascinating group of people. From different backgrounds. Yet they shared similar viewpoints when it came to human rights, modern ...

Getting Answers to Your Medicare Questions

Health insurance isn’t the easiest thing to understand. But if you have Medicare, there’s a variety of help resources you can turn to. One is Medicare’s toll-free help line ...

Bear bait in a tent or why I love public bathrooms

It wasn’t a new idea to sleep in a tent at the edge of a river. I’d done it before in a motor home and in a pup tent. But this time would be different, very different. I would ...

Why can't we stop the increasing violence in Lincoln?

I wonder if we will ever learn how to live peacefully with our friends, neighbors and acquaintances. I’m especially frustrated over the most recently publicized Lincoln stabbin ...

Join us for the show

Thanks to the great work of WCTV, Whitney High Wildcats Broadcasting, Lincoln High’s audio/visual department and others, we are able to bring you football highlights on the Gold ...

Public invited to celebrate dedication of Lincoln Blvd. with special downtown events and promotions

By Judy Bennett Special to The News Messenger After a 23-year delay resulting from the devastating Loma Prieta earthquake that rocked northern California on Oct. 17, 1989, the ...

‘Resident Evil: Retribution’ – just play the game instead

It has come to the point where playing a video game can be more enthralling than sitting through most movies. So much time and effort goes into telling a good story while playing ...

Grandson’s driving almost certainly contributed to engine failure

Dear Tom and Ray, I have a 2003 Mazda Protege with 103,000 miles. The problem started while my 20-year-old grandson had my car one time. My engine started getting hot and I ...

Friends of the Lincoln Library column

Today’s guest columnist is Sunset Magazine's Editor-At-Large Peter Fish. In his 25 years at Sunset Magazine, he has written about everything from glaciers to dinosaurs. Today, he ...