Opinion

KIRBY’S KATCH

With the salmon action slowing down, Bass Jack Naves and I traveled down to the Sacramento River side of the Delta to get in more of the incredible striper action that’s be ...

Being involved in the community is fun

On Nov. 14, the Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce had its November NetMixer at the Lincoln Public Library with fun people enjoying appetizers and beverages. It is fun to give a ra ...

New riders, don’t despair

  In the years I have been scribbling this column, you five loyal readers will have noted I often encourage non- or infrequent riders to get out on a bike. Any bike.   ...

Shop Placer County’s small businesses this holiday season

Small businesses are the backbone of our local communities. Now that the  holiday shopping season is in full swing, I would like to share how our communities benefit from your ...

McClintock needs to recognize all voters

I object to the headline that McClintock "trounced" his opponent (Nov. 8 front page). I felt it dismissed 126,385 voters who he still has the responsibility of representi ...

Thank you, every candidate, for running

The local election season is almost over, as the Placer County Elections Office has until Dec. 6 by election code to audit all ballots and release official race results. That mean ...

A road well-traveled

  Reflecting back over my 23 years of public service (Western Placer Unified School District 1978 to 1986, Lincoln City Council 1986 to 1994 and Lincoln City Council 2010 to ...

Measure H defeated

The decisive defeat of Measure H, the $60-million Western Placer Unified School District (WPUSD) bond proposal, was a very positive election result. Keep in mind, in 2014, WPUSD p ...

Life in the Bike Lane

  The weather this time of year can present some extra challenges for cyclists in Placer County.   Starting early in the morning means two or three layers to keep warm. ...

Lincoln poll workers are appreciated

                              Thank you to all the polling volunteers for supporting our community! ...

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month marks the end of World War I, “The War to End All Wars,” or so it was hoped.  2018 marks the 100th anniversary ...

Honor veterans this week and all year

Going about our daily routines, many of us don’t think about veterans, what they’ve done for our country and what they’ve gone through.  Best case scenario, ...

Martha Stewart is too old to ride a bike

  I was browsing (that’s what today’s kids call it) on the world-wide web the other day and saw an article about how Martha Stewart had been age-shamed in a comme ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

Come on, fess’ up. We’ve all had those days on the water. Skunked; aka the striped kitty, nada, zilch, lockjaw, … these are just a few of the terms to describe c ...

Protecting Placer County’s open space

Placer County is making great strides at protecting our precious wetlands, farmland and open space, while promoting development but we need your help to ensure our success. Last m ...