Opinion

New Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints building an asset

 Thank you to The News Messenger for printing a great article on the new church building going up on Virginiatown Road. It was a momentous occasion for many as golden sho ...

Thorns, glass and tacks

If you are the type of rider who rides only in your neighborhood and has a bike with fat, knobby tires, flats aren’t a big worry for you.  I think there are riders who ...

Lincoln Chronicles for week of Dec. 24

Lincoln Chronicles 1 YEAR AGO Dec. 25, 2014 – Council to consider city manager applicants Monday - Although Lincoln City Hall is closed t ...

Hiring niece is not right

Mr. (Robert) Weygandt, I read in The Lincoln News Messenger (front page, Dec. 10, “Placer supe’s $73,000/year aide is niece) that you recommended and the County Board o ...

Good things ahead for empty land

Surely, you have seen the vast open space west of Highway 65 on your way between Lincoln and Roseville. I’m asked regularly, “What’s going on with all this empty ...

Lincoln Chronicles for the week of Dec. 17

Lincoln Chronicles 1 YEAR AGO Dec. 18, 2014 – Lincoln fares OK after last week’s heavy rainstorm – City receives more than 2.14 inches -&nbs ...

Library could use tweaks

I’m new to using that fine facility (Twelve Bridges Library) but I think that access (especially for the handicapped) is very poor! I’m surprised that it meets the AD ...

East-Rural Lincoln Loop

Today, we will start our ride at McBean Pavilion. Be sure to put on your helmet and check your bike. Make sure your tires are properly inflated and have plenty of water with you. ...

Christmas parade captures community spirit

Parades have always been special to me. I grew up in Dixon and the annual Mayfair Parade was something my sisters and I looked forward to and never missed. This past July, I was h ...

Everyone wins from Jessup playing at McBean Park

I have great childhood memories of sitting less than a few hundred feet from the St. Louis Cardinals during pleasant, balmy spring nights at Al Lang Stadium in St. Pete, Fla. I w ...

Everyone wins from Jessup playing at McBean Park

I have great childhood memories of sitting less than a few hundred feet from the St. Louis Cardinals during pleasant, balmy spring nights at Al Lang Stadium in St. Pete, Fla. I w ...

Southern Germany and its many castles, part two

Part one of our five-week journey to Russia, Ukraine, and Germany was told in a previous edition. This segment will take us to southern Germany, specifically Munich and the castles ...

Lincoln has an 'impulse'

Once upon a time, downtown Lincoln was the site of a weird little movie, “Impulse.”   Well, not only weird.   Super weird. Some of the scenes happened a ...