Milestones

A Tribute to Muhammad Ali

“The Greatest,” a sonnet by Alex Joe Having crossed into the Great Divide, He rests in peace from a Parkinson’s slide. Defying the Great White Father’s m ...

James Fast graduates from San Diego State with honors

Of the nearly 9,900 graduates who recently walked across the stage during San Diego State University’s Commencement Ceremonies, only a select group earned recognition as hono ...

Congratulations, Lincoln High School’s Class of 2016

Brian David Ackerson                     Hollie Keller Adams   & ...

Lincoln High prepares for hot graduation

The start time for Lincoln High School’s Class of 2016 graduation ceremony has been changed to 8 p.m. on Friday night due to “heat warnings,” said school Principa ...

Jeremy R. Kinkade graduates from Park University

Jeremy R. Kinkade graduated from Park University’s Moody Air Force Base (Ga.) Campus Center May 14 at Hoffman Auditorium on the base. Kinkade, from Wheatland, received a Bac ...

Lincoln says goodbye to Jim Bachman

Former Nevada Irrigation District (NID) director Jim Bachman of Lincoln died Sunday. “He was a longtime respected citizen of Lincoln,” said Dave Carter of NID. Bachma ...

Celebrating 74 years of marriage

Harry and June Thorell of Foresthill celebrated their 74th wedding anniversary on May 9. The two were married in Boise, Idaho in 1942. Their children are Cary McCart and Linda ...

Lincoln Open Mic congratulates local graduate Matt George

Years ago, an 8-year-old boy began to attend our Open Mic Sundays in Lincoln.  He loved writing poetry so much that his poems won prizes in several of the Auburn Sierra Hills ...

Flowers family appreciates community’s support

The family of Butch Flowers would like to thank everyone for the outpouring of love and support during the recent passing of our beloved husband, father, and grandfather.  Th ...

Remember lost veterans on Wednesday

For the past five years, I have had the honor of singing the National Anthem and “God Bless America” on Veterans Day (this Wednesday) for the Lincoln/Sheridan Veterans ...

Al Cardosa’s family thanks community

On behalf of the family of Al Cardosa, we would like to thank and express our gratitude to all who offered prayers, Masses, cards, donations, food, comfort and your love for us. T ...

Jeff Jones will always be remembered

When I wrote a story a few years ago about a teen who was in foster care because his parents didn’t care about him, Jeff Jones immediately welcomed him into his house. This ...

Visual Viewpoint

Give me a minute. I need to put my hat and boots on before we can go. RIP Glenn Allen.

Lincoln News Messenger owner William J. Brehm Sr. dies after long battle with cancer

William J. Brehm Sr., 89, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer at his home in Poway, Calif.  Brehm, the head of Brehm Communications Inc., owned more than 60 daily, we ...

Remembering the captain of the ship

It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Bill Brehm Sr., the founder of Brehm Communications, Inc., the parent company of Gold Country Media. Although Bill Breh ...