Letters to the Editor

Measure K is not about the city’s high salaries

I’m writing in support of Measure K. I think everyone agrees that the city leaders’ compensations are out of line with today’s financial woes. But that is not what K is abou ...

Alternative to Measure K deserves kudos

First, kudos to Tom Augustine for presenting an alternative to Measure K and then to The News Messenger’s question to Assistant City Manager/Chief Financial Officer Anna Jatczak ...

City should know benefit information

I’m amazed, that per (city of Lincoln public information officer) Jill Thompson, a report that doesn’t exist would need to be "created" to figure out the dollar amount of benef ...

Reader says subhead line should have added word, ‘accusation”

When I read your subhead line on the Sept. 9 (front-page, “Leavell pleads not guilty”) story about Chant Leavell pleading not guilty, I thought I was reading my old hometown ra ...

Discontent evident in Lincoln

You have been fair in allowing pros and cons on issues in the city of Lincoln. I have just a few remarks and hope to read it in the next one or two issues of your newspaper. I am ...

Edward Jones advisor likes ribbon cutting

I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for all their support for a very successful ribbon-cutting ceremony at my Edward Jones office on Twelve Bridges. The Lincoln cham ...

Reader asks city officials for answers

I had questions and sent the following e-mails to our city officials and, in the beginning, I was being responded to but now no replies at all. It seems they can not or will not ...

Let’s all build a better Lincoln

On Oct. 4, Absentee Voters can start mailing their ballots. Nov. 2 is Election Day. Whether Measure K passes or fails, we believe our city will still be in major financial troubl ...

Why move to Lincoln and invest in a home?

That’s the $64,000 question! If Measure K does not pass, all of us will be hurt by the declining value in our homes. Who would want to move to a city with severe cut backs in ...

Couple might walk away from home if UUT passes

My husband and I are thinking of walking away from our home. If the UUT tax (utility users’ tax) does pass, it may be the last we can take. It may seem insignificant but it all ...