taxes

New proposed septic law stinks

  Get ready to pay more for your septic system. If the Placer County Environmental Health Department gets its way, you’ll be paying a yearly septic tax. Read the ordi ...

Act together to be great

  Is raising taxes the only way we can keep our government from defaulting on its loans? We are told that we must all make sacrifices but what about Congress? It would go a l ...

The economy of the game

When space permits, we try to include announcements of fundraisers put on by various athletic programs. Public funds are tight these days and many coaches and teams use these event ...

Congressman McClintock should support spending cuts, reader says

June Paquette’s letter of Sept. 6 (Lincoln News Messenger, page A5, “Voters have a choice in Jack Uppal”) employs the tactics we’ve come to expect from Jack Uppal’s campa ...

New council members change opinions

The words of politicians never cease to amaze me even in small-town politics. A few months ago, hopeful council members Stan Nader and Gabriel Hydrick were tearing apart any and a ...