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Irish all the way – part 7 "Treasures in the Potato Patch"

Ireland was the last stop for the Celts.   Pushed west, ever west, to the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, their culture rose up as if against a seawall instead of slipping ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Jan. 29

1 YEAR AGO Jan. 30, 2014 – Police geared to take on traffic problems – As a prelude to his presentation Monday on chronic traffic issues in Lincoln Hills, Lincoln ...

Irish all the Way Neolithic mice - Part Three

Although we didn't kiss the Blarney Stone, we did see one of  Ireland's most famous Irish landmarks:  Newgrange.  Predating Stonehenge and the pyramids,&nbs ...

Lincoln Chronicles for the week of Jan. 22

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Jan. 23, 2014 – Is Lincoln facing a heroin use problem? Residents see increase, police chief says it’s not prevalent – Whi ...

Irish all the way It's a long way to Tipperary, Part Two

With our Irish heritage in mind, our own family journeyed east, back to Ireland.  But, oh, our family's journey  was such an easy one!  We flew high above the o ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Jan. 22

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Jan.16, 2014 - Bob Romness to retire from chamber, effective March 31 – Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Bob Romness has sub ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Jan. 8

1 YEAR AGO Jan. 9, 2013 - Davis Dean Cellars offers free tastings – Marshall Davis laughs when asked at what moment he and Cindy Davis, his wife and business partner, first ...

Irish All the Way Part One- An Irish World of Words

On their way west to California in 1853, the Fleming family stopped at Salt Lake City in search of their Mormon relatives, the Grahams. That night, family affection brought the tw ...

High School Hi-jinks Part four - “buzzed”

It was the 1950s. If you don’t count cow eyeballs, most school days at Lincoln Union High School moved along pretty calmly, day after day.  Classes. Studies. ...

A children’s Christmas story The wooden horseman

It was Christmas! The ornaments were so happy! The sleepy loneliness of the rest of the year vanished as soon they were taken out of their tissue-filled boxes. They were thrilled ...

High school hi-jinks Part three – keeping us out of trouble

In all their efforts to keep us out of trouble, there were a few other questionable presentations, besides the marijuana movies.  There was even a movie dealing with pregnanc ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Dec. 25

1 YEAR AGO Dec. 25, 2013 - George Dellwo’s final thoughts on Lincoln – City’s assistant director of development services retires Monday – When The News ...

Lincoln Chronciles for Dec. 18

1 YEAR AGO Dec. 19, 2013 – Historic landmark may sell, lease space – Proposal would divide Lincoln Brand Feeds into commercial condominiums – The Lincoln Pla ...