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Supes approve $100K loan to aid Roseville’s struggling Placer County Fair

With a handoff of Placer County Fairgrounds operations to a new, yet-to-be-determined operator some time in early 2015, the non-profit Placer County Fair Association has agreed to ...

Placer County confirms West Nile

A Placer County communicable disease investigation has confirmed the West Nile virus infection in an Ophir woman who died earlier this month. Though 82-year-old Joyce Richter was ...

Election letters and guest columns

This week’s edition is the last issue before the Nov. 4 election featuring letters and guest columns about candidates and the races. We will still run election stories in the ...

Aaron Burke gives free concert Friday for his hometown

Simple Pleasures restaurant manager Aaron Burke will trade his chef’s hat and coffeepot for a guitar and microphone Friday night at Heritage Theater. For the last nine years ...

Lincoln Hills to celebrate 15th anniversary with parade Saturday

Editor’s note: The Lincoln Hills active-adult community celebrated 15 years in Lincoln on July 10. The News Messenger is running a two-part series about the community. This w ...

At least one local bird tests positive for West Nile virus

In early September, Lincoln resident Mark McKenzie looked out his window and saw a hummingbird “drop like a rock from the sky.” “It was strange that it died so s ...

Lincoln Crossing students hold “pink out” cancer fundraiser

Lincoln Crossing Elementary School was very pink last Friday. From T-shirts to hair to sparkly shoes, more than 600 Lincoln Crossing students, teachers and staff decked out in the ...

Zebra royalty named

Selected as Homecoming Queen is Shannon Alvarez and Powder Puff King is Tanner Boatman.  Lincoln’s Fighting Zebras played Colfax’s Falcons at Friday’s homeco ...

District to host Measure A information night

  The Western Placer Unified School District will host an informational meeting Monday night to discuss Measure A, the $60-million local school bond on the Nov. 4 ballot. Th ...

Annual Harvest Hoedown Gala helps youth

The 25th annual Harvest Hoedown Gala Saturday at Mt. Pleasant Hall is to benefit youth studying agriculture. All proceeds support 4-H, FFA and other youth in agriculture. &l ...