Opinion

Kiwanis members had a successful Valentine’s event

The Kiwanis Club of Lincoln Foothills Extravaganza Saturday at Catta Verdera Country Club was successful. The fun event, which doubled as a fundraiser, sold out in just two weeks ...

Resident says to vote for Kevin Kiley

Thanks for the Our View article  (last week, page 4, “Vote in state senate election March 26,”) stressing the importance to Lincoln of the senate election next mon ...

Does my bike love me?

  A recent study found cyclists form strong emotional bonds to their bikes. A researcher from the University of Alberta’s faculty of agricultural, life and environment ...

A stigma Placer County needs

Catching up with Raul, an old college friend at a summer reunion, he had genuine interest in the type of work I was in. Although I was quick to recap who KidsFirst is, what we do a ...

Vote in state senate election March 26

Although March 26 is only a one-race election, we hope residents will vote in the special primary election for State Senate District 1 office. State senators and representatives ...

Reader says we need to remember what happened in the past

I have just read the two articles concerning Nazi memorabilia (Jan. 31 front page, “Roseville antique shop sells Nazi items” and page 4, “Our View, “Promoti ...

Historic value or symbols of hate?

In defense of offering Nazi memorabilia for sale at Roseville’s Antique Trove, co-owner Gary Dean commented, “It’s not like I couldn’t rent that space to so ...

Paradise – two months after

  The city of Paradise. A 105-minute drive from Lincoln but now in a completely different universe. A Rotarian colleague of mine told me he recently went to Paradise and w ...

Drivers: be patient

In most cases, a group of riders on the narrowest, curviest road will delay a driver only a few seconds.  Drivers: please exercise some patience and pass cyclists safely. I h ...

The state of Placer County is strong

As we begin the new year, I am happy to report that the state of Placer County is strong. Last year, we celebrated many achievements, which included good fiscal health as well as ...

Remind youth of the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse

Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, which runs Tuesday to Sunday, unfortunately is relevant today.   The week provides students nationwide with scientific facts about drugs and ...

Resident doesn’t appreciate McClintock’s column

Thank you for giving our U.S.representative a guest column (Tom McClintock’s “Why our border matters,” page 4, Dec 20). Our country’s border and points of e ...

Appreciating our law enforcement every day

We often don’t think of what it’s like to be a police or sheriff's officer as we go about our daily lives. Probably 99 percent of us are oblivious to the dangers t ...

Resident appreciates Hospice’s service

I was one who disliked everything about the term and title, Hospice.  My experience with it told me it was a place where people die. It was a special location, lowly lit, and ...

Time for a Hail Mary pass

He takes the snap. He drops back and – fades away. Yep, it’s time to prove old sports guys never die they just hang up their recorders and cameras and retire. I have ...