Opinion

‘Chappie’ can’t figure out what it wants to be

Director Neill Blomkamp burst onto the scene in 2009 with “District 9,” a geek-baiting sci-fi apartheid metaphor about aliens who were trapped, sequestered and suppress ...

David Lightfoot’s cartoons are great

Lighthearted llamas! I always enjoy checking out David Lightfoot's weekly creative endeavor and this week he once again made me chuckle with delight. Great job and thank you! ...

Lincoln Hills and airport important parts of Lincoln

Congratulations on a great issue of your newspaper! Feb. 26 is a hit! Your front page coverage of Lincoln Hills Election gives people insight to our board and the election process ...

Lincoln Chronicles for the week of March 5

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO March 6, 2014 – New downtown housing seeks approval – Lincoln may soon get a new housing development that&rs ...

Wildlife Neighbors

A bird with the will to live    - a true story A male Black-headed Grosbeak, cracking sunflower seeds at a backyard feeder, was knocked to the ground by a haw ...

Help John Adams Academy be built here

  I am a mother and Lincoln citizen raising three young kids. I received an e-mail concerning the building of the John Adams Academy in Lincoln. I have heard many rumors that ...

‘Focus’ brings Will Smith back into the limelight

For a long window in the late 20th century, Will Smith was easily the biggest movie star on the planet, capable of turning anything he touched into a major attraction. But by the ...

Should cyclists be required to wear a helmet?

Sen. Carol Liu, who has been an advocate for bicycle safety, has proposed a law that would make it mandatory for all adults to wear helmets while riding a bike.  Here&r ...

Out of the Classroom, Part One

When you're a teacher, you can count on being rendered speechless once in a while.  My most memorable speechless moment happened when I was teaching third-grade in ...

A big band event

 We were proud to be in the two Lincoln school bands. Mr. Hall was our band leader and most of us had known him since he first started us on our instruments way back in gramm ...