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Former Lincoln High student credits coach Robert Ash with saving his life

Editor’s note: This teacher tribute from an anonymous student was emailed to The News Messenger from Lincoln High School Principal Jay Berns. “I believe that the letter ...

Lincoln Chronicles

1 YEAR AGO Oct. 31, 2013 – Auburn’s vision grows murkier – Friday is deadline for pact with Lincoln, Placer County – Auburn’s potential partnersh ...

Authors Resource Group features three writers Nov. 8

  Three writers will read from their new works at the Authors Resource Group of Lincoln on Nov. 8. Those writers are Linda Price Williams, Joe Baginski and Paul Goldste ...

The long road to Lincoln, Part three: the Flemings reach California

Albert Fleming’s father, Samuel Fleming, and his two uncles, were true 49ers. After they reached the Gold Country, they branched out across the region to try their luck ...

An open letter to cyclists

In last week’s edition of The News Messenger (Oct. 23, page A6, “Bicycle riders are also arrogant”), one letter to the editor highlighted four things non-rider ...

Vern Foster likes his numbers as well as the stage

Vern Foster, a Lincoln resident, likes his current gig as an accountant. Now working for the California Department of Aging, Foster previously worked for the state in the youth au ...

The long road to Lincoln, Part two: Mormons and 49ers

Although the Flemings were not Mormon, Samuel’s wife, Ann, had a brother who was Mormon. Their Mormon niece worked as a waitress in the Fleming Tavern. The Mormon settlement ...

School district seeks new facilities director

After seven years on the job, school facilities director Heather Steer will leave the Western Placer Unified School District as of Nov. 7. Steer has accepted a job as the director ...

Council candidates discuss being accessible to residents

The Lincoln News Messenger asked the Lincoln City Council candidates in the Nov. 4, 2014 statewide direct general election about Lincoln Hills. Six candidates are running for a Li ...