Opinion

Lincoln Chronicles for Dec. 11

1 YEAR AGO Dec. 12, 2013 – Council to review city manager’s decisions – Lincoln’s new mayor holds his first meeting Tuesday – In a histor ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Dec. 4

1 YEAR AGO Dec. 5, 2013 – Development director Miller leaves Lincoln – Mark Miller, Lincoln’s community-development director since June 5, 2011, has resigned ...

Auburn Ravine salmon migration blocked by Hemphill Dam

Many individuals and agencies have worked diligently to get salmon 22 miles up Auburn Ravine to the current blockage at Hemphill Dam a few miles east of Lincoln.  NOAA (Natio ...

NID working toward a resolution

Good afternoon all, I am happy to report that by 11:30 (Monday) morning, the (Nevada Irrigation) District was able to remove the snag and the bumper safely from the facil ...

Police deserve our thanks

With all the negative attention being given to law-enforcement agencies these days (Ferguson, Mo. and New York City), we forget the thousands of services provided by local police, ...

Nobody likes to wear a helmet

Nobody really likes to wear a bicycle helmet. They can be uncomfortable and, let’s face it, they look dorky.  And no state requires adults to wear a helmet while ...

Grateful for community support

I would like to thank the community for all the support I received during my recent re-election to the City Council.   I appreciate all the votes I received on Ele ...

High school hi-jinks Part two – “Breaking Bad,” starring my friend J.

Fate dealt an unkind blow to J.  She got in big trouble.  Such big trouble that she was called into the principal’s office.  As if that wasn’t bad eno ...

Sidewalks are unsafe

I agree with the letter by Jayson and Judy Livermore (Dec. 4 Lincoln News Messenger, page 5, “Sidewalks not all safe”).  I started my campaign for a sidewa ...

Fish will be lost at dam

I have been following the saga of SARSAS (Save Auburn Ravine Salmon and Steelhead) and their efforts to get the Nevada Irrigation District to move on providing fish access at th ...