Opinion

Ocelotecame appreciates community support

 A big thank you to all of the many members of the region’s Aztecan Danza community for joining our Lincoln Aztec group, Ocelotecame, for (the Sept. 12)  Harvest Ce ...

The Wonderful Ravine, Part 2: Our arms were full

Jacquelyn lived at the very southeast edge of town. Her front porch looked across empty fields that ran down to the banks of the Auburn Ravine. We would ride our bikes down the li ...

Visual Viewpoint

Are you guys going to the Salmon Festival? The Salmon Celebration is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at McBean Park, 65 McBean Park Drive in Lincoln. For all ages, the sixth annua ...

The one that got away

I’d been out on the Sacramento River twice so far since mid-August fishing for Salmon. Once I sat on anchor for several hours with my father-in-law using sardine wrapped kwi ...

Keeping your aging brain sharp

As a nurse, I’m often asked about “normal aging.”  What exactly is normal aging?  Seniors will tell me, “Ok, I do have some memory issues but ...

“Share the Road” means follow the law

I remember the first time I saw a “Share the Road” sign.  It was in the Fort Bragg area, popular for bike riding. Since then, the signs have proliferated in Calif ...

Lincoln’s Auburn Ravine Park and Preserve is a 60-acre oasis

Editor’s note:  This is the 12th in a series of columns about Lincoln, its parks and its people. Lincoln’s Auburn Ravine Park and Preserve Located conveniently b ...

Lincoln Regional Airport an asset to city

I would like to make a few comments regarding Dan Kelly’s letter to the editor in this week’s Messenger (Sept. 24, page 4, “Lincoln Airport $5M in red”) reg ...

The wonderful ravine, part 1: Swimming skeletons

Our wonderful, wonderful Auburn Ravine!    My great-great-grandparents swam in the Auburn Ravine, as did many other old time families. Back then, in its heyday, I don ...

Visual Viewpoint

Happiness is having coffee with old friends.

Art League has come a long way and is still expanding

The Art League and its members have accomplished much since its March 2012 birth. But, while that’s a record to be proud of, the Art League’s ambitious “To Do&rdq ...

Lincoln Airport $5M in the red

Close the Lincoln airport! I was shocked to read (front page Lincoln News Messenger Sept. 17, “Lincoln Regional Airport $5M in the red”) that the Lincoln Airport is $5 ...

Teacher to add harassment-prevention strategy to classes

I am a third-grade teacher at First Street School. Every year, I pass out Lincoln Library application forms and library hours to my students. I encourage my students and their par ...

Wise Road- northeast Lincoln loop

Today, we start at our familiar gathering place at the McBean Pavilion (65 McBean Park Drive). As usual, check your bike over and make sure your cell phone is charged up. Hav ...

Lincoln Economic Development Committee (EDC) Strategic Plan initiates – Part 2

A few weeks ago, this column discussed two (the Lincoln Airport and agri-tourism) of the four major initiates of the city of Lincoln’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) St ...