Opinion

Chocolate festival great

I would first like to thank the Downtown Lincoln Association for a fabulous night at their first annual Chocolate Ball. While I love the casual lifestyle of our town, it was such ...

Supes’ greed prevails

Greed prevails.  In 1991, over 13,000 Placer County residents signed petitions to stop runaway Placer County supervisors’ salaries.  Here we are 23 years later wit ...

“The streets of Lincoln”

As I walk the streets of Lincoln to let the residents of Lincoln know of my continued commitment to represent them on the City Council, it is gratifying to hear many residents indi ...

Reelect Nader for council

I met Stan Nader four years ago just before the election of 2010 in which he was a candidate. I am cynical and distrustful of most politicians and, therefore, was not quick to sup ...

Why update site now?

The city of Lincoln is currently conducting an election for two seats on the City Council and is also in the process of hiring a new city manager to conduct city business. During ...

Permission is important

During the past two weeks, The News Messenger published articles about parental permission for PG-13 and R-rated films in school. On Oct. 2, Carol Feineman (page 4, “Parents ...

Stay open, downtown

I would like to discuss my concern for Lincoln’s downtown district. I feel like there is more we could do to keep the local shops thriving in downtown. I have noticed that a ...

Let’s help stop suicides from happening

I don’t like getting out of bed right after the sun rises on my weekends. It has to be a really good cause to make me give up a lazy Saturday morning. This Saturday, though ...

Part One: The long road to Lincoln

Editor’s note: To see all of Jane Tahti’s columns, check online at lincolnnewsmessenger.com. In the 1840s, Samuel Fleming was in the midst of a good life in Warsaw, Il ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Oct. 16

1 YEAR AGO Oct. 17, 2013 – Council to discuss rate hike issues Tuesday – Residents get a second chance to voice opinions – Since early August when Lincoln re ...