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Highway 65 construction on schedule

Highway 65 construction improvements are on schedule, a California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) spokesman said Friday, but drivers can expect increased congestion and de ...

City Council allows firearm use in Village 5

Residents of rural Lincoln, who live within the proposed Village 5 development, can continue discharging firearms for a number of agriculture-related uses, even if the land is anne ...

Airport business park attracts new companies

A business park near the Lincoln Regional Airport is receiving attention from several companies about the benefits being located there, such as tax breaks, special financing and go ...

Three city manager applicants to be interviewed Monday

Lincoln’s search for a new city manager has narrowed to three finalists and a new executive could be hired Nov. 13. Former City Manager Matt Brower resigned and his last day ...

Knights of Columbus move Thanksgiving dinner to McBean

A free Thanksgiving meal held annually by the Knights of Columbus will be held this year at McBean Pavilion instead of St. Joseph’s Parish Hall. A Lincoln resident has volunt ...

Having fun with history

While some of us thought that last week’s mystery item was easy to answer as it was an outdoor thermometer, that was not the correct answer. Just ask any docent at the Lincol ...

Make time to enjoy Halloween

The Halloween spirit seems to be here earlier this year. More orange and black lights, huge spider webs, along with cute pumpkin and spooky cutouts, are decorating many houses and ...

NID incumbent responds to Laura Peter’s column

 It appears as though Laura Peters’ opinion piece needs several points of clarification. First, the new water rate analysis is not completed until the NID Board reviews ...

Rick Padilla supports Dan Cross for council

   I am writing to support Dan Cross for Lincoln City Council. Additionally, I am a retired Placer County public safety officer with over 30 years of service to the commu ...

Trick or treaters invited Oct. 31 to downtown Lincoln

Expect to see vampires, ghost busters, witches, princesses and more Oct. 31 on 5th Street, 6th Street, F Street and Lincoln Boulevard in downtown Lincoln. After all, it’s Ha ...

Lincoln calendar, starting Oct. 25

Thursday, Oct. 25 Dare2BeFit workout group meets at 6 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Joiner Park, 1701 Nicholaus Road in Lincoln. Free for all levels. Participants bring mat ...

Cooperation and adaptation needed for water management

We are at a crossroads here in Placer and Nevada counties when it comes to our water supply. In this coming election, voters will play a crucial role in deciding the direction Nev ...

Farm Bureau pledges support for William Morebeck

The Placer County Farm Bureau Board of Directors responsible for representing all ranchers, farmers and agricultural investors hereby give our written endorsement for William Moreb ...

Vineyards voting for NID incumbent Will Morebeck

We urge you to join us in supporting the re-election of Will Morebeck as a director of the Nevada Irrigation District representing Placer County. Will served 23 years on the Place ...

Crime In Your Community: Arrest after threats with knife: $125K 'suspicious' transactions from church; More

Oct. 15 A chainsaw was stolen from the back of a truck parked in the 7900-block Hillview Road in Newcastle. Oct. 14 James William Wyatt, 39, of Colfax was arrested on suspicio ...