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Election letters and guest columns

This week’s Oct. 23 Lincoln News Messenger is the last issue before the Nov. 4 election featuring letters and guest columns about candidates and the races. We will still run ...

Today is last day to submit letters to the editor regarding Nov. 4 election

Midnight Monday, Oct. 20, is the deadline to submit letters to the editor about candidates, races or issues that appear on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. Letters that meet guidelines wil ...

Museum visitor's lucky number is 85,000

Reno resident Dennis Kaufmann walked through the front door of the Colfax Heritage Museum at 9:50 a.m. Oct. 4, becoming the 85,000th visitor to the museum since it opened in Januar ...

Newcomer candidates get seasoned fast

Political campaigning is hard, and it can be an eye-opening experience for the unseasoned candidate. Two local candidates, Art Moore, who is running against incumbent Rep. Tom McC ...

Community rallies in wake of fire

The fast-moving Applegate Fire, which burned 459 acres and destroyed six homes, was not enough to extinguish the spirit of a tight-knit community. In the wake of the destructive b ...

Fall weather expected next week

The coming work week is bringing with it the feel of crisp fall days and the chance of much needed showers. With the potential for rain slated for Monday and Tuesday, meteorologis ...

Georgetown biker completes 400-mile endurance ride without GPS

Isaac Chilton completed his 400-mile mountain bike endurance ride, managing to get from Verdi at the California/Nevada border to Mendocino in fewer than four days. But the 44-year ...

Traffic collision snarls Highway 49 traffic near Grass Valley

Traffic is backed up on Highway 49 at Rio Oso Road in Grass Valley due to an earlier traffic collision .  Expect traffic delays on both north and south bound sides of Hwy 49. ...