Editorials

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 ...

Shop locally; it makes great business and civic sense

As I drive around Lincoln these past few months, it seems that new businesses are opening throughout the city. Several recent News Messenger issues had stories about the new B ...

Happy New Year, Lincoln residents and businesses

I believe that every day is a gift. On birthdays of my family and friends, I get extra sentimental as I celebrate their special day and how much they mean to me. And on New ...

Merry Christmas, goodbye 2014 and welcome 2015, all within a week’s period

At first glance, it could seem almost irreverent to devote almost half  of this week’s newspaper to the past year’s achievements, events and challenges since to ...

Art League of Lincoln belongs at 580 6th St.

If you haven’t visited the Art League of Lincoln’s gallery at 580 6th St., make it a priority this week. That’s because the gallery is a very comfortable and ...

Give yourself a gift to last all year round

I gave myself an early present this season of Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa. It was not extravagant. It was not flashy or shiny. Nor was it the latest must-have electron ...

Candidates can get on with their daily lives, now that votes are certified

  The Nov. 4, 2014 Statewide Direct General Election votes cast by Placer County residents were certified Monday by the county’s Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters ...

Ask affected residents what they think about medical-marijuana cultivation ban

Lincoln City Council members would show some compassion by undertaking a two-way conversation with the public about council’s Oct. 14 vote to ban medical marijuana cultiva ...

One business leader’s perspective on downtown Lincoln

Ruth Alves has a unique perspective of whether Lincoln’s downtown seems busier, in terms of visitors and businesses. Currently the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce&rsquo ...

Appreciate veterans today and every day of the year

I admit that I’ll never know what military veterans have gone through. I was just a kid during the Vietnam War. Plus females weren’t called upon for military duty when ...