Opinion

Let’s help end local hunger

Going hungry is more than just having a growling stomach. It’s lightheadedness. Dizziness. Headaches. Difficulty in focusing on anything. No one wants to experience that ...

Finding your child’s health home

It seems like the school doors just shut for the summer, and yet in just a few short weeks they’ll reopen for another school year. It’s a good time for parents to chec ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

After getting cooked by the high heat while on local lakes, I just had to get up to Stampede Reservoir last week to see if the hot kokanee bite was still on. I can say unequivocall ...

Road-mapping the process to plan for the next 50 years of local water

Water is life. And as a Nevada Irrigation District (NID) director and current president of the board, I am dedicated to working to ensure our community continues to have an ample, ...

Road-mapping the process to plan for the next 50 years of local water

Water is life. And as a Nevada Irrigation District (NID) director and current president of the board, I am dedicated to working to ensure our community continues to have an ample, ...

Fun watching wildlife

See the beauty of Ferrari Pond Trail at Sun City Lincoln Hills! Explore Ingram Slough, including Ferrari Pond, Anglers Cove and see wild life enjoying our beautiful grounds! - ...

Find a better road, please

  I’ve written about this before and my riding buddies talk about it often.  Eight or nine of us were heading east on Horseshoe Bar Road a couple of Fridays ago. ...

Councilmen stepped over mayor

At the July 10 City Council meeting, three of our councilmen stepped over Mayor Nader! I am disgusted by their action.  This is not how our city works.  One of the benefi ...

Thanks for the four-way stop signs on Twelve Bridges Drive

   My wife, Carol, and I, plus many other Lincoln Hills residents, would like to thank the city of Lincoln’s Public Works department for the installation of the fou ...

School bond selfish to our kids

I almost choked on my morning coffee when I read the front page of The News Messenger, “School district to place measure on November ballot.” You’ve got to be ki ...

4th of July fun fireworks!

Lincoln’s 4th of July celebration always brings everyone together. We all love a fun 4th of July event and firework show! This year’s event and fireworks was ...

Cycling through Placer County

  One of my favorite roads to cycle is Millertown, 2.3 miles connecting Wise and Mt. Vernon Roads, just west of Auburn. It roughly follows the North Canal (it doesn’t l ...

Sacramento continues to propose new taxes amidst record revenues

Our state government is collecting more money from Californians than ever before. At $200 billion, this year’s state budget set a new record, surpassing last year’s bud ...

LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD

In last week’s column was discussed Western Sierra Collegiate Academy’s (WSCA) political issues in finding facilities for participation in sports. The academy is a char ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

Beat the heat by going high and visiting our area’s beautiful lakes for stunning scenery and fine fishing. Here are some family favorites. Fuller lake This little lake is o ...