Letters to the Editor

Chamber gives parade of thank-yous

On behalf of the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, our sincere thank you to all those involved in the planning and implementing of this year?s Fourth of July Parade. A special th ...

Hound hunting of bears should be banned

Senate Bill 1221 exemplifies our country?s tradition of righting wrongs. If signed into law, it will ban hound hunting of bears and bobcats, which can still be hunted and killed ...

Kudos to great emcee

The Fourth of July parade is always a wonderful event in our town and this year was no exception! Rob Wolf as master of ceremonies was a terrific addition. His uplifting spir ...

Generous act of kindness brought tears

An unfortunate incident occurred on the night of July 3. On the morning of the 4th, as we were getting ready for the parade, my husband discovered that someone had gone under our ...

Sousa's family appreciative

The family of Zulmira Sousa would like to thank everyone for all the love that was shown to us in the loss of our beloved mother and grandmother. We appreciate all the kind word ...

Fly your flag with pride

Living in a small town like Lincoln has big advantages like having a paper such as The News Messenger that recognizes the importance of flying the flag, emblem of our freedom and t ...

Lincoln High School reunion enjoyable night

The Lincoln High School graduating classes of 1971 to 1976 held their joint reunion at Mt. Pleasant Hall on June 16. It was a great time and everyone enjoyed themselves. All Oc ...

Fruitvale School thanks community members for fundraiser help

As frequently the case, the best is what is overlooked. At the Fruitvale School, we overlooked important donors in our thank-you to businesses for our recent fundraiser. Most p ...

Protect our rural areas

Thank you, reporter Gus Thomson, for your story on the expansion of event centers in rural areas of Placer County (June 28 Auburn Journal and today?s News Messenger, page A2, ?Shou ...

Friends present $3,750 check to city for library program

On behalf of the Friends of the Lincoln Public Library, I want to thank the residents of Lincoln, businesses and foundations for their support of the library program, Mother Goose ...

Donna Lucas? family thanks community for support

The family of Donna Lucas wishes to thank everyone for all of the love and support that was shown to our wife and mother during her final months. Thank you also to those who sent c ...

Adult taught a valuable lesson at grocery store

To the man at Safeway, I saw you in the bakery with a little boy on Monday. He knocked over a super-size package of snickerdoodles, which burst open when it hit the floor. Cookies ...

Firms need to admit what went wrong

What Jamie Dimon, Lloyd Blankfine, Richard Fuld, Jon Corzine and other princes of finance never got was that they didn?t have control of their own operations. Dimon?s testimony la ...

Quit whining about the wineries

A small group on disgruntled NIMBYs (not in my back yard) thinks wineries are the source of all evil. With a strong emphasis on Placer grown and local agriculture I believe they ar ...

Donate to Lincoln's July 4th fireworks display

Lincoln enjoys a reputation for hosting the best July 4th fireworks displays in the region. In 2010, the city stopped funding the annual July 4th fireworks display. Unwilling t ...