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Spence Lincoln's firefighter of year

Ten years ago, Jake Spence's friends talked him into serving as a volunteer with the Penryn Fire Department. Little did he know then what was in store for him in the fire service f ...

Rural Lincoln MAC updated on county transit projects

It will be a few more years before two major transportation projects in Western Placer County are completed, the Rural Lincoln Municipal Advisory Council learned Nov. 21. Stan Tidm ...

Lions Club prepares for Christmas Basket program

The Lincoln Lions Club is gearing up for its 19th annual Christmas Basket program. Lions members hope to provide food and toys for families within the Western Placer Unified School ...

Granite Springs Church members offering free monthly dinners

Granite Springs Church members don't want to see Lincoln families go hungry. And members of The First Baptist Church want to help in the same cause. So because the Granite Springs ...

Local tribe donates money to library

In its most recent round of charitable donations, the United Auburn Indian Community donated $4,000 to a Lincoln library program, with a challenge grant for more, and $40,000 to Li ...

Exploring the waters

It wasn't Gilligan's "three-hour tour," but, three fourth-grade classes from First Street School did spend three hours aboard a pair of clipper ships Nov. 7, sailing from Sacrament ...

A tale of courage under fire

Remember the television series "MASH"? That was the acronym for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital as portrayed in the series depicting medical aid for wounded servicemen during the Kor ...

Principal Limit Lock good for reverse mortgages

I seem to be talking about reverse mortgages a lot recently. Well, so much is happening in this area that you need to know about. This tidbit could mean thousands of extra dollars ...

Inspiring story of Thanksgiving past

This issue of the Lincoln News Messenger contains a story about courageous Nurse Lorraine Bivalec, a resident of Lincoln. This column is a brief story about another nurse, Lt. Seni ...

Give thanks for blessings we enjoy

Just short of my second birthday, my parents' home and all of their worldly possessions were completely destroyed in a terrible fire. Suddenly, my parents, my four-year-old brothe ...

News Messenger's new digs

The Lincoln News Messen-ger has returned home, in a way. The weekly paper moved into its 13th home on Nov. 17, settling in at 553 F St., a few doors north of the downtown Lincoln C ...

Overpass to be completed next week

Both directions of traffic on Highway 65 in front of the Lincoln Hills and Sterling Pointe shopping centers south of Auburn Ravine will be closed for three nights next week. The no ...

Roseville man held in cop killing

The man accused of fatally shooting a California Highway Patrol officer near Woodland is the son of a San Francisco Bay area police officer who killed himself after a bank robbery ...

It's kittens for Christmas

FieldHaven Feline Rescue is trying to bring a little bit of Christmas cheer, normally found in San Francisco, to downtown Lincoln. For the second year in a row, the Lincoln cat and ...

Twelve Bridges kindergartners offer holiday cooking tips

Students in Natalie Cooper's kindergarten class at Twelve Bridges Elemen-tary School are ready for Thanksgiv-ing. Last week, the children made Indian vests and headdresses for the ...