Letters to the Editor

Library hosts successful program

The city of Lincoln Twelve Bridges Library ended its fifth annual successful summer reading program – Dream Big-READ! The four-week program saw over 2,000 children and teens in ...

Resident urges: Keep Greenfield

This is an open letter to all residents of Lincoln Crossing paying homeowners dues monthly. You have received a ballot to grant the board authority to terminate Lincoln Crossing Co ...

To be 1 again, in rhyme

I wrote this poem about Olivia Diane Martineau, one of Lincoln’s newest residents. She and her parents, Susan and Tom, moved to Lincoln in August. I think (the poem) is apropos f ...

Voters have a choice in Jack Uppal

A reader recently wrote she was supporting (Congressman) Tom McClintock after reviewing his record. I, too, have examined McClintock’s record but find he does not represent my ...

Lincoln residents need to be more considerate of each other

We arrived in Lincoln in the summer of 2010 and have enjoyed many things about this city and the surrounding area. Nonetheless, I have learned that a community does not improve b ...

Heritage Trail coverage was great

I would like to thank Gold Country Media for the fantastic coverage of The Heritage Trail – Placer County Museums Tour event. Eighteen museums from Roseville to Tahoe City partic ...

New art league has a home

The Art League of Lincoln has a home! On Tuesday, the Lincoln City Council voted to allow us to use the building at 580 6th St. (corner of 6th and F streets). We want to make a g ...

Why do students set dress code?

In June 2009, I wrote a letter in response to a picture on the front page of The News Messenger. It was a picture of a girl wearing a low-cut strap blouse. The mother of the girl ...

Don’t forget about the soccer team

In response to Mr. Patrick Maul’s letter (Aug. 23, page A4, “They should practice football during the day”) about the stadium lights, it’s true, teams at Lincoln High Schoo ...

Team needs to practice at night

I found (Patrick Maul’s Aug. 23, page A4, “They should practice football during the day”) letter about Lincoln High’s stadium lights interesting. Naturally, I wanted to inv ...

Candidate critiques incumbents’ view of employee concessions

If Carol Feineman’s “thank you” piece last week (page A4, “Thanks, city staff; I appreciate your efforts”) was an advertisement in favor of the incumbents running for Cit ...

Newspaper helps spread the word

Thanks so much for encouraging the community to join the Heritage Trail Museum Tour (Aug. 11-12) and particularly for helping to launch the Lincoln Area Archives Museum during its ...

Cub Scout says license your dogs

Hi, my name is John Merrill. I’m in Cub Scout pack 945. I’m working on my citizen pin. There are people that don’t have licenses on their dogs. This worries me. Arou ...

Woman will vote for McClintock

I would like to thank Jon Huey for setting the record straight in his letter (Aug. 16 Lincoln News Messenger, page 5, “Campaign manager: McClintock at parade”) McClintock at pa ...

Reader wants district changed

I have recently become aware of the hypocrisy demonstrated by Tom McClintock, our representative from the 4th District to the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. McClintock was ...