Editorials

Give input for utility rates by Feb. 22

With city e-mails now asking residents for feedback regarding utility rates, the buzz around town is that water/wastewater/garbage bills are going up. But “that’s not the inten ...

Another View: The plunder of Colfax

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom McClintock (R-Granite Bay), who lives in Elk Grove, made the following remarks Dec. 1 on the House floor. In the remarks the Congressman discus ...

Another View: Decision near on wastewater project

Since taking office in January 2005, I have invested significant time and energy to find cost-effective and reliable solutions to meet North Auburn’s wastewater compliance requir ...

Does adult entertainment merchandise belong downtown?

The News Messenger’s editorial staff is heatedly discussing the appropriateness of a store that sells sex toys, sex movies and sex magazines in downtown Lincoln. If we’re raisi ...

Tony Valerio’s niece grateful to fellow firefighters’ support

I don’t even know where to begin with this column. Being tasked to write a column about by uncle Anthony “Tony” Valerio’s June 4 death is a daunting one at best. Not only w ...

Another View: Wastewater: Fantasies and some realities

I disagree with your May 5 editorial “County, cities need to stop wasting time,” in which you argue that “on the surface a regional (sewer) plan looks like the way of the fut ...

Highway 65 Bypass will be a huge benefit to Lincoln

Thank you to The Lincoln News Messenger for offering me the opportunity to provide a little history and to update the community regarding the State Route 65 project (the bypass) be ...

Our View: County, cities need to stop wasting time

To craft an opening line about supervisors and city leaders wasting time over a regional wastewater treatment plant proposal may be a little obvious, but so is the apparent lack of ...

Lincoln is anything but "dinky"

In the back of my mind, I’ve been storing the tidbit of information that a reporter from the L.A. Times visited Lincoln a few weeks ago for a story on Lincoln’s economic situat ...

Reporter reflects on personal growth first year at News Messenger

It has been exactly one year since I started working as a reporter for The News Messenger and the growth when it comes to bravery and the willingness to challenge myself has spille ...