Opinion

Turkey Creek-Catta Verdera-Twelve Bridges-Sun City loop

Today, we will ride a combination route of flat and up-and-down terrain. We will start from the McBean Pavilion after inspecting our bikes and checking our tires. Have plenty of wa ...

That joke is so tired it's time to put it to rest

I’m having dizzy spells. As much as they sound like something romantic out of a 19th century novel, having to stop everything for a moment while I feel like I’m being t ...

We must protect our children from sexual abuse

Regarding the letter by Kenneth A. Thoms, (April 28 Lincoln News Messenger, page A4, “Sexual abuse a harsh accusation”) Hillary Clinton did not only protect Bill Clinto ...

Lincoln golf undefeated in duals

After Lincoln High’s first loss of the season at the Pioneer Valley League’s 18-hole tournament, the Zebras came home to practice April 12-13 to prepare for Bear R ...

Take a hike – to Fairy Falls

I did get out fishing last week. On Wednesday, my buddy Mr. Green Crestliner came down to do some pretournament fishing at Camp Far West, so I took him around to some of my “ ...

Validated Parsing column

The month of April, designated, for poetry, or verse, so stated. The bane of schoolboys everywhere, whose efforts mire in deep despair. While maidens draft with seeming ease, dit ...

Pennsylvania will never be the same

   What I’m about to tell you here may not seem appropriate for a humor column, but believe me, this is an exception.    This year, at the end of January ...

Gun violence: is there a solution?

Gun violence continues unabated in America. Everyday, we hear of innocent people from all walks of life being shot and killed by senseless violence. When is it going to end? Obviou ...

Village 1 will make it unsafe for children

It is beyond my level of comprehension why the Lincoln City Council and the Planning Commission of Lincoln are so intent on making our town resemble awful San Jose.   The de ...

Lincoln’s Charles Dailey helps make Sierra museum great

After meeting Charles Dailey, who spends his work hours and then some at the Sierra College Natural History Museum, I understand why the museum is ranked 26th in the top 30 higher- ...

Dear Prince, It's such a shame our friendship had to end

The first time I danced with a boy it was in the cafeteria at E.V. Cain Middle School. It was eighth grade, the lights were low, he was tall, and I had my arms around his waist. It ...

I want to inspire you

  It has happened more than once.  My bike group will be sitting in the outside seating area of some café in Auburn, when a customer walks by, cronut and latte in ...

"On Golden Pond" emotionally effective

Family dynamics and generational conflict were well-portrayed in the Lincoln Theater Company’s production of “On Golden Pond.” Although the cast is small, with j ...

Knights of Columbus thanks Lincoln community

The Lincoln Knights of Columbus would like to thank all of those patrons in the local community who attended our annual Crabfest on April 2. The crowd of 325 enjoyed a delicious cr ...

Bike column

Our ride today starts from the McBean Pavilion in McBean Park. After our usual bike check-over, including the tires, put on your helmet and off we go. By the way, make sure you hav ...