Politics

Next fiscal year’s General Fund budget to be ‘status quo’

In a unanimous vote Tuesday, Lincoln City Council approved the operating budget for the 2014 -2015 fiscal year Tuesday. But the five councilmen held over the capital improvements ...

City plans underway for airport access and site cleanup

Editor’s note: This is part three of a three-part series on the Lincoln Regional Airport. Part one looked at the May 29 airport stakeholders’ workshop, part two looks a ...

Lincoln’s in good shape, say city and school officials

“Cautiously optimist” was the theme at the May 28 annual “State of the City and School District” presentation sponsored by the Lincoln Area Chamber of Comme ...

Lincoln’s economic growth is looking up

Last Thursday’s annual “State of the City/Schools” address, sponsored by the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce, made Lincoln a shining star. Lincoln continues to b ...

Up in smoke: City Council considers ban on medical pot cultivation

In the near future, medical marijuana growers in Lincoln may have to find another location. At the regular City Council meeting Tuesday night, councilmen briefly discussed whether ...

Sheridan Municipal Advisory Council vacant seat needs to be filled

Placer County is accepting applications from community members interested in filling a vacancy on the Sheridan Municipal Advisory Council. The Placer County Board of Superviso ...

Fire department hires new recruit

When Ryan Bevilacqua was little, he “loved to wave at the big red fire engines roaring by” and wanted to be a firefighter when he grew up. As of this month, the 27-yea ...

Ballots can be dropped off at Lincoln City Hall

The city of Lincoln has been designated as a ballot drop-off location for the June 3 (Tuesday) Statewide Direct Primary Election.  Voters can drop off their completed ballots ...

Lincoln addresses concerns about chemical company coming to town; “We’re onboard as long as they can do it in a safe manner,” said city manager

On April 22, Lincoln treasurer Terry Dorsey asked during the public-comment portion of the City Council meeting that the councilmen help Helena Chemical Company open in&n ...

Council members would welcome chemical company, with reservations

    The News Messenger asked City Council members for their comments last week about Helena Chemical Company possibly moving to Lincoln. The company’s branc ...