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Mailer dispute breaks out in Thunder Valley casino owner’s tribal council election

With days to go before an election for two United Auburn Indian Community tribal council posts, challengers are protesting rules that have kept their mailers from going out to vote ...

Thunder Valley owner’s tribal council disciplines seven

The United Auburn Indian Community’s tribal council has suspended benefits to seven members involved in an acrimonious dispute involving allegations from a breakaway group of mis ...

Thunder Valley owner’s tribal council recall bid denied

A bid to recall all five elected members of the United Auburn Indian Community tribal council has been rejected. But members of a breakaway group supported by former tribal chairw ...

Thunder Valley Casino owners' Indian tribal council faces recall

A fissure over leadership of United Auburn Indian Community threatens to overturn the Thunder Valley Casino owner’s tribal council. A breakaway group supported by former tribal ...

Three councilmembers no longer face recall

The recall effort to unseat three of Lincoln’s City Councilmembers came to a stop Thursday night. Lincoln resident Bob Birdseye e-mailed City Clerk Pat Avila at 4 p.m. on Sept. 2 ...

Exercise your right to vote

Wow! Halfway through Jack Orlove’s commentary (July 7, page A4, News Messenger, “Should we put a price tag on our rights?,”), I jumped to the end to see if Obama, Reid or Pel ...

Should we put a price tag on our franchise rights?

There is a current effort to recall some of our elected Lincoln councilmen. Whether or not the underlying reasons justify the recall is a matter to be determined by each voter. How ...

Vote in normal election, not a recall election

Marshall Weir is absolutely right about the senselessness of spending $135,000 Lincoln does not have to spare for this recall (June 16 Lincoln News Messenger, page A4, “No on rec ...

Recall stirs up emotions at market

Lincoln resident Allen Cuenca got more than he bargained for collecting recall petition signatures at last Thursday’s Farmers’ Market. An effort is currently taking place to re ...

No on recall and instead vote at next election

I have lived in Lincoln for 56 years. I spent eight years on the City Council and was the mayor for two of those eight years. I spent four years as the chairman of the Lincoln Scho ...

Recall petition signing started

The petition to recall three incumbent Lincoln City Councilmen is official as of May 25, two months after they were served with recall notices. Lincoln resident Bob Birdseye served ...

Councilmen respond to recall notices

The three City Councilmen served with notices of intent to recall them on March 8 submitted their responses on March 16. Mayor Paul Joiner and City Councilmen Tom Cosgrove and Spen ...

Recall opponents speak out in force

This week’s City Council meeting was a win for recall opponents while the previous meeting was a win for recall proponents. Nineteen community members spoke against the recall f ...

Why not start petition for City Council term limits?

I am writing regarding the recall that Bob Birdseye has served on the Council. I am all for getting rid of the three council people served. I really think the better way would ...

Council members served

Lincoln resident Bob Birdseye made the first step in the process to recall City Councilmen Tom Cosgrove, Paul Joiner and Spencer Short during Tuesday’s City Council meeting. “ ...