Politics

Cooperation and adaptation needed for water management

We are at a crossroads here in Placer and Nevada counties when it comes to our water supply. In this coming election, voters will play a crucial role in deciding the direction Nev ...

Farm Bureau pledges support for William Morebeck

The Placer County Farm Bureau Board of Directors responsible for representing all ranchers, farmers and agricultural investors hereby give our written endorsement for William Moreb ...

Vineyards voting for NID incumbent Will Morebeck

We urge you to join us in supporting the re-election of Will Morebeck as a director of the Nevada Irrigation District representing Placer County. Will served 23 years on the Place ...

Vote for City Council candidates Alyssa Silhi and Dan Cross

Having had the honor of serving on the City Council in two great cities, I have worked with many outstanding appointed and elected officials. In the upcoming election this month, ...

Resident says vote no on Measure H

 The argument in favor of Measure H, the proposed Western Placer Unified School District bond on the Nov. 6 ballot, makes it sound as if you vote for Measure H, all sorts of f ...

Placer urges voters to check their registration information ahead of the Oct. 22 deadline

With less than three weeks until the Nov. 6 General Election, the Placer County Elections Office reminds county residents to register to vote and check their registration status ...

Every vote counts

While Placer County voter turnout for midterm general elections is usually about 70 percent, the Nov. 6 General Election turnout could reach a rare 80 percent. Placer County Clerk ...

Jessica Morse has votes from the Bargers

       My husband and I have lived for 42 years in Placer County and we love it. Our county has an abundance of natural beauty and a blend of healthy cities, qu ...

Dan Cross and Alyssa Silhi for council

Concerning the upcoming election for City Council, I wish to express my support for Alyssa Silhi and Dan Cross. I was privileged to attend a meet and greet where I was impressed w ...

Holly Woods-Andreatta and Alyssa Silhi for council

Lincoln will face some serious challenges the next four years.  Monitoring a very tight budget, seeking new forms of revenue, and administering new development represent some ...

Community choice for public safety

I read with great interest in the Sept. 6 News Messenger a column by Jim Datzman (page 4, “Public safety services in Lincoln. Is this an accident waiting to happen?) regardin ...

Placer County gears up for Nov. 6 General Election, increases poll worker stipend

    In preparation for the Nov. 6 General Election, the Placer County Elections Office has increased st ...

Mayor supports Holly Woods Andreatta and Alyssa Silhi for council

It has been my honor to represent the citizens of Lincoln these past eight years as one of your City Council members. Thank you to all those who have supported me in all my past el ...

Jim Datzman is correct

Jim Datzman's column in your Sept. 6th paper (page 4, “Public safety services in Lincoln. Is this an accident waiting to happen?”) was exactly right.  I would ...

Placer’s agriculture value shrinks

Placer County has a long and proud history of agricultural activity, starting before the birth of the county in 1851 and continuing to this day. From the rice fields in south Place ...