Opinion

New resident, reporter embraces town's celebration

I have never lived in a town that takes the Fourth of July as seriously as Lincoln. My wife and I are relatively new to Lincoln, having moved here in February. We live in the neig ...

July is for George Part one

It wasn’t fair but that’s just the way it was. We all loved Abraham Lincoln but we just  gave a respectful nod to George Washington. Their two portraits watched ...

Running the Western States 100

On June 27, I woke up 15 minutes before the 3 o'clock alarm and started the final preparations for the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run.  The night before, I had app ...

Lincoln Chronciles for July 9

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO July 10, 2014 – City manager resigns – Estep steps down amid rumors of discord with council members – After months of rumo ...

Become a morning person

Maybe the hardest part of doing stuff is getting started doing stuff.  You know, taking that first step, or in this case, pedal stroke.  You say you’re going to ex ...

Baseball ending starts sports’ cycle

Just when everyone is about to collapse from a high school year of sports, the spirit is revived by Little League All Stars baseball. At each level, 9-10 Minors, 11 Minors/Majors, ...

Exceeding expectations

Thanks for the great coverage of the Ford Tri-Motor event, in both today’s (June 11) and earlier editions. I think the event truly exceeded all expectations and just shows ...

Saint Vincent de Paul helps

In addition to its usual clientele of the local poor in Lincoln, Sheridan, Nicolaus and Wheatland, the Saint Joseph Conference of Saint Vincent de Paul is also serving additiona ...

LAVFW honors ladies for years of service

Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign War No. 3010 (LAVFW) honors ladies at the June 10th meeting. From left to right, bottom seating, are Rosie DeArcos (51 years) and Anita Frau ...

Don’t call Sutter Roseville a zoo

I was thrilled to read the front page article of your June 4th issue on the Tsakopoulos family’s donation of acreage to Dignity Health here in Lincoln. How wonderful! Howeve ...

Sheridan is outstanding

I wanted to thank the staff at Sheridan Elementary School for all of their help when my daughter broke her arm severely there on May 29. They were able to think for me when I cou ...

Don’t be persuaded

I sat in total disbelief after reading the (column) submitted to The News Messenger by guest columnist, Mr. Jack Sanchez (June 4 Lincoln News Messenger, page A7’s Another Vie ...

Sutter Roseville is not a ‘zoo’

I would like to say that as much as I like what Stan Nader is doing for our city, and in particular for the support he offers to the development of the airport, I do think he wa ...

Eagle Scouts are inspiring

My name is Tom Reynolds and I’m a Boy Scout with Troop 1045. I just wanted to tell you that I appreciate reading about other scouts who are working on their Eagle Projects ...

Library needs volunteers

Recently, a longtime library volunteer and supporter of Friends of Lincoln Library (FOLL) retired. Friends of the Lincoln Library is now looking to the community to fill that void. ...