Opinion

Art League of Lincoln column

Public art has been shown to be a unifying factor in many different environments, according to several recent studies on the issue. Researchers are learning more about how art help ...

Bike column

Our start today is at the McBean Park Pavilion. As always, check your bike and tires. Have your charged cell phone with you and be sure you have plenty of water. Put on your helmet ...

Humor column

   Getting up at 5:30 or 6 a.m. in the summertime is pure delight. I grab the newspaper and a cup o’ coffee and go plant myself on the back porch.  The back o ...

Say no to more gas taxes

At a recent City Council meeting, there was mention of possible support for SB16. SB 16 has now been replaced by SB 1 1, and if passed, would cost California motorists even more ...

Lincoln Chronicles for Aug. 6

Lincoln Chronicles   1 YEAR AGO Aug. 7, 2014 – Two new vocational nurses to join district - Two new licensed vocational nurses (LVN’s) will soon join the W ...

The Western States 100 – Part V

Nearing the top of Bath I saw a familiar face, my sister Ann. She would pace me from Foresthill to Ruck-a-chucky on the Middle Fork of the American River. She had brought a sa ...

Bankin’ for Feather River smallmouth bass

Whenever I need a quick fishing fix, I grab a spinning rod, some plastic worms and a couple crank baits, and head over to the Feather River west of the Nicolas and south of the Hig ...

A record year for local baseball

The final chapter of the baseball season was written in Stockton last week when the Rocklin Little League Majors All Stars concluded their run at the Division II Northern Californi ...

Art League thanks High Hand and event attendees

The Art League of Lincoln wishes to express its gratitude to all those who made the fundraiser on July 31 at Loomis' High Hand Nursery an outstanding success. First, to High H ...

Safe return aided by community

I was so proud to see our community come together via the reverse phone call system from the city of Lincoln and Placer County, the effort made by our Lincoln Police Department and ...

Knights thank community

The Lincoln Knights of Columbus would like to thank all of those patrons in the local community who attended our annual Luau on July 25.  There were many comments that this wa ...

Drones need to be regulated

Recently, a person interfered with the Baxter Grade Fire that threatened homes and lives by flying a drone in the firefighters’ flight paths. Chances are, so he could get his ...

Check meaning of 'ghetto'

I take serious offense to Mr. (Don) Stewart’s referral to the older part of Lincoln as the ghetto (page 4, July 23, “Lincoln Library is appreciated”). While the r ...

The Greatest Generation

The Greatest Generation Recently, The Messenger did a profile article on Vern DeVincenzi (front page, June 11), an 88-plus–year-old senior softball player in Lincoln Hills. ...

Community support for family appreciated

When I heard that my longtime companion, Vern, had passed away, I went to the Del Webb field and told one of the board members. He pulled the umpire, Jeff Greenberg, aside. As th ...