Letters to the Editor

Winery ordinance will impact private roads

Placer County citizens who live on private roads and pay for all maintenance and repairs of those roads are in for a shock. If supervisors approve the new wine-tasting ordinance, p ...

Lincoln High backer wins Sober Grad Night raffle

The winner of the Lincoln High Sober Grad quilt raffle is Bill Worley. Worley and his wife Adele have been strong supporters of Lincoln High school for over 15 years. Congratulati ...

Marissa Trimble has had an eventful year

The Placer County Fair will run from June 19 through June 22 and entry forms are available. Marissa Trimble is doing just that. Her Ag Science teacher, Cassandra Walker, is signi ...

Elementary school thanks UAIC for donations

Carlin C. Coppin Elementary school would like to whole-heartedly thank the United Auburn Indian Community for their generous donation of $7,000 for new books and two new computers, ...

Friends of the Library’s book sale was a success

The Friends of the Library send a hearty thank you to the volunteers and patrons who made last Saturday’s book sale a $1,600 success. Thank you: To the patrons who donated boo ...

Reader pleads for end to neighborhood vandalism

Help! Do you know where your kids are at night and what they are doing? Are you missing any household products like mustard, ketchup, eggs, toilet paper, paper towels, Elmer’s gl ...

Letter about flag got a quick response

Hi, I just wanted to thank you for posting my letter about the flag at Third Street and Highway 65. I went to the market this morning and noticed the beautiful brand new American f ...

Placer County wine ordinance is a mistake

Although residential zoning and private roads in residential/ag neighborhoods have always been sacrosanct and off limits with regard to public commercial traffic in Placer County, ...

More citizens should fly the American flag

My husband (a Vietnam vet) and I live in a small subdivision in Auburn. It’s predominately middle-class working folks. Ninety percent of our neighbors are very religious with the ...

Cut Citizens on Patrol program, says reader

I, for one, say that in order to trim a very small portion of the budget shortfall, we should be eliminating the Citizens on Patrol program. Yes, I know they are well-meaning, unp ...

Relay For Life raises $122,000 to battle cancer

In spite of slow economic times and a very hot Saturday, the generous folks of the greater Lincoln area reached deep into their pockets and donated $122,000 for cancer research. Ac ...

American flag at Chevron needs to be replaced

I just wanted to comment on the American flag flying at the Chevron station at Third Street and Highway 65. We are an all-American town and yet right in the middle of town, we are ...

Program at JoyTime draws praise from parent

This letter is regarding Joyce Smith from JoyTime Daycare. If I could sum her up in one word, it would be excellent. My daughter Jordan has been part of her program since October ...

Let’s stop looking back to the good old days

Week after week, letters are written to the paper by Lincoln natives and Lincoln Hills residents complaining and bickering about each other. Aren’t we all a little old to be pl ...

Doctor clarifies points in news article

I was pleased in general with the article about me in the March 27 edition of the News Messenger. However, several points need clarification: As an MD with an active license and a ...