Opinion

Election letters and guest columns

This week’s Oct. 23 Lincoln News Messenger is the last issue before the Nov. 4 election featuring letters and guest columns about candidates and the races. We will still run ...

Today is last day to submit letters to the editor regarding Nov. 4 election

Midnight Monday, Oct. 20, is the deadline to submit letters to the editor about candidates, races or issues that appear on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. Letters that meet guidelines wil ...

How hard can wallpapering be?

Back in 1976 we decided to buy a piece of property in Todd Valley. We thought it might be a good investment. Back then the building of the Auburn Dam was being promoted and touted ...

Depressed male took risks, ended up in jail

Dear Straight Talk: I got engaged at 22 and we have three beautiful children. I fell down the wrong path and my fiancé said she would always be there for me. But when I re ...

Another View: Placer County law enforcement leaders oppose Proposition 47:

Proposition 47, the so called “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Fund,” if passed will have the opposite result of its title. The measure minimizes criminal consequences t ...

Lukkonen: Panel

Reader input: Fires not limited to Sierra Nevada

In response to the Auburn Journal Oct. 3  article,  “Report: Sierra Nevada at increasing risk.” The article accurately de-scribes the risk from forest fire, ...

Reader input: Vote Stearns for NFPD board

I was happy to read in the Auburn Journal last week that Bob Stearns is running for a position on the Newcastle Fire Protection District Board. (“Robert Stearns announces New ...

Reader input: Powers, Spokely for City Council

Ensuring a high quality of life, prosperity and a well-run municipal government can only be achieved if our future City Council members are wise, have an abundance of energy, belie ...

Reader input: What about patient privacy laws?

Above all, do no harm. Is it ethical to identify the name of the 26-year- old nurse who contracted Ebola caring for a patient from West Africa who came to our country with Ebola? ...