Education

First day of school promising for Lincoln’s students

Last Wednesday (Aug. 20), Lincoln youth woke up early for the first day of school.  Students, from elementary to middle school to high school, seemed excited and eager for wh ...

Back to school

Editor’s note: The Lincoln News Messenger is featuring five new Western Unified School District employees in this August and September series. Shamryn Cole, Carlin C. Coppin ...

Six City Council candidates in Nov. 4 election

This upcoming Nov. 4 Statewide Direct General Election is a relatively quiet year for Lincoln-specific races. Only two of the local races, Lincoln City Council and Nevada Irrigati ...

Part two: more on fig leaves

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part column about figs. It includes some fun facts about figs and a poem written in 2000. See all of Jane Tahti’s columns at li ...

School district’s substitute teachers to receive pay hike

Substitute teachers will begin the new school year with a pay raise, moving their daily rate from $90 to $115 per day, according to a school district official. The school board vo ...

Western Governors University awards two residents with degrees

Two local residents recently received degrees from Western Governors University. Deborah Williams of Lincoln received her healthcare management MBA. Tanya Mullen of Wheatland rec ...

Because of FFA

With the school year approaching quickly, the Lincoln High School FFA (Future Farmers of America) chapter officer team got straight to work with the attitude of planning a succe ...

School starts Wednesday

Wednesday’s an important day for more than 6,500 Lincoln residents. That’s the highly-anticipated first day of Western Placer Unified School District’s new schoo ...

Coppin’s new principal takes the helm

Editor’s note: The Lincoln News Messenger will feature five new Western Unified School District employees, starting with Shamryn Cole, Carlin C. Coppin Elementary School&rsqu ...

Fifth Quarter to build community while promoting substance-free activities for students

Lincoln’s Bayside Church Pastor Al Soto doesn't want to focus on the negatives on why his church is spearheading the new Fifth Quarter program at Lincoln High School. In ...