Opinion

Support Woman’s Club this Saturday

The Woman’s Club was founded by Carrie Gladding and her friends in 1911. Andre Bellows Services from Applegate just installed a brand new air conditioning system in our 94-ye ...

Community choice for public safety

I read with great interest in the Sept. 6 News Messenger a column by Jim Datzman (page 4, “Public safety services in Lincoln. Is this an accident waiting to happen?) regardin ...

I’m OK. Thanks for asking

  For the first time in many years, I had a bit of a crash while riding. I’m OK.  Thanks for asking.  Here’s what happened. My friend (I’ll call ...

Riding buses in Placer County good for you

Do you ride Placer County Transit (PCT) to get around the area or commute to work? If so, you’re one of the nearly 390,000 people who ride PCT in western Placer every year. ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

We had just started our second pass downstream when one rod started shaking and line started peeling off with a familiar zzz-zz-zz sound. “It’s a fish!” I shoute ...

Fun celebrating with BJ and Dick Gootee

On Saturday, there was a lot of fun at BJ and Dick Gootee's 50th wedding celebration with 150 of their delightful friends and family at their house. They enjoyed a great b ...

New real-time bus info great for riders

Figuring out how to get around town or from one city to another city by bus is now much easier in Placer County. That’s thanks to Placer County Transit, which has bus routes ...

Starting from scratch

Western Sierra Collegiate Academy is in its fourth year of football. They are members of the Sacramento Metropolitan Athletic League and, like other Division VII schools, they have ...

Life in the Bike Lane

  Cooler weather has come!  By leaving at 8 in the morning, riders can still get home before it reaches 80 degrees, even after a 50-mile ride.  Many roads have tre ...

Be a responsible dog owner

Hanging out with a dog can be one of the best parts of our day. Dogs unconditionally love us, they make us smile and they’re content being by our side. Living with a pet al ...

Traffic sign appreciated

I would like to thank and compliment the city of Lincoln and the Lincoln Engineering Department for their follow-up to my previous ‘Letter to The Editor’ requesting a & ...

Mayor supports Holly Woods Andreatta and Alyssa Silhi for council

It has been my honor to represent the citizens of Lincoln these past eight years as one of your City Council members. Thank you to all those who have supported me in all my past el ...

Lincoln High groups show their appreciation at Friday’s football game

I was privileged to attend the Lincoln High School Varsity football game last Friday night and wanted to express my appreciation for the recognition of veterans and first responder ...

Rock up!

  “Rock up!” was the shout from the pace line’s front.  I was not only new to cycling but had never ridden in a pace line before.  I had absolut ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

I heard that distinctive zzzzzz coming from my reel as I jumped up to pull the rod out of the rod holder. “Let it run!” yelled our captain. “It’s a BIG one ...