Opinion

The long road to Lincoln, Part three: the Flemings reach California

Albert Fleming’s father, Samuel Fleming, and his two uncles, were true 49ers. After they reached the Gold Country, they branched out across the region to try their luck ...

An open letter to cyclists

In last week’s edition of The News Messenger (Oct. 23, page A6, “Bicycle riders are also arrogant”), one letter to the editor highlighted four things non-rider ...

Vote for Dan Cross

Now that many of us have received our mail ballots, it is time to make a choice. Dan Cross is my choice for the Lincoln City Council. Dan has served the community in many ways. H ...

Reader is against Measure B

Why I will vote no on Measure B. It’s not that I am against a salary increase but this is not an increase; this is an outrageous abuse of taxpayers’ funds. In their ca ...

Vote no on Measure A

Measure A is a $60 million bond secured by our homes, basically a 40- year government mortgage on our homes that we will be required to pay twice a year. Measure A claims to const ...

Colvin wants to put city in right track

I am so excited to tell you about a very driven, energetic, articulate person running for City Council named Christine Colvin. She was walking my neighborhood introducing herself a ...

City needs to get out of current rut

I believe that we are in need of inspirational change to our City Council here in Lincoln and I ask for all of you to vote for an inspirational person Christine Colvin. A wonderfu ...

Christine Colvin a win for Lincoln

I have sat through Lincoln City Council meetings and watched with amazement the current councilmen who waste time and talk over each other at their meetings. Why can’t they c ...

All in the Family?

I wanted to thank the person who wrote the letter (Oct. 16 News Messenger, page A5, “Bad ethics in this election) and brought it to the public attention about the concern of ...