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Lincoln Hills celebrates 15 years in Lincoln

Hundreds of Lincoln Hills residents set up lawn chairs last Saturday morning to watch brightly costumed groups, vintage cars and floats parade down Sun City Boulevard. The pomp and ...

Salt Mine serves up “appreciation” lunch

Kiwanis members Ruth Palacios, left and Gay Sprague look over the donations given to the Salt Mine on Monday. The Salt Mine community food closet and service center hosted an appre ...

Halloween store delights in fright

Scads of scary creatures moved into a vacant store on Groveland Lane. Dozens of zombies and werewolves and skeletons creep, screech and lurch toward unsuspecting customers who vis ...

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 in deceased woman

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 ...