Letters to the Editor

John Adams Academy model should be followed

I read about the John Adams Academy with great interest. They bought a 19-acre building site for $950,000 and they are to build a 10-acre campus to accommodate 1,300 students.  ...

Support our firefighters

Great, our Placer County supervisors run a deceptive campaign (Measure B) to give themselves a 139-percent pay increase plus healthcare and retirement benefits, all the while our f ...

SOS: help us save Community Christian School

After 20 years as the only Christian school located in the city of Lincoln, we are facing the largest fiscal crisis in our history. How can you help? 1. Donate by sending a check ...

City should fix back flow preventer

In California, we are going into our third year of drought. Some people have taken great measures to conserve water. The city of Lincoln’s 6” back flow preventer near ...

Bleachers at McBean Park unsafe

The wooden parts of the bleachers by the McBean Park field seem dangerous due to dry rot and old age. I hope the city is doing something about them or perhaps some local group wou ...

Cut the waste

Friday morning, I woke up, watched the morning news, my puppy told me when the garbage man arrived. Before eating breakfast, I decided to bring in the garbage can. To my great sur ...

Barringer family thanks community for support

The family of Ron Barringer would like to send out a heartfelt thank you for all of the love and support shown to us during this time. Words will never be able to express how thank ...

Knights of Columbus 2015 Crabfest a Success

The Knights of Columbus held their sold-out crabfest at the Pavilion in Lincoln on Jan. 10. The five-course meal consisted of soup, salad, shrimp Alfredo pasta, crab, shrimp and a ...

Stop the sham and fix the dam

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) provides a dependable, quality water supply to about 25,000 homes, farms, and businesses in Nevada County and Placer County.  It strives t ...

Lincoln firefighters are great

Had a rude awakening Sunday evening about 11.  All of the smoke detectors were screaming.  After a quick inspection revealed no smoke or fire, I called the 9-1-1 operator ...