Lincoln

Obama mires US in more debt

This week President Obama released his fiscal year 2013 budget proposal. The president’s budget includes the largest and most irresponsible government spending spree in history a ...

Newly rescued dogs fostered out, need real homes

On Thursday, Cassie Reeves returned to her office at Auburn Area Animal Rescue Foundation to find a message on her voicemail regarding a dog owner who had more animals than she cou ...

Hook up with Lincoln plant

Fifty-plus years ago the Auburn City Council made a huge mistake. They rejected the annexation of the Bowman area into our sewer system. I have not met any civic leader who denies ...

Sierra Pacific responds

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we produce numerous consumer products and utilize 100 percent of the raw material we bring in for our manufacturing processes. In addition to produci ...

SP particulate a dirty shame

On Saturday, Jan. 7 I had turned the corner of O Street walking east on Nicolas Road when I immediately noticed huge plumes of black particulate coming from the Sierra Pacific prop ...

Challenger will focus on record

(On Dec. 13) in Lincoln, I attended the campaign announcement of Jack Uppal, who has filed to challenge Tom McClintock for the 4th District Congressional seat. Uppal said that betw ...

Proof there is still good in the world

On Christmas morning, we arrived at our home in Lincoln to find a very distracting and sad state of affairs in our backyard. Early in the morning, not Santa nor a misguided reindee ...

Is your child getting enough sleep?

Joey Baker had difficulty breathing while he slept, which caused him a restless night of waking up and falling back to sleep again. “I kept waking up in the night, every hour, ...

Tar sands dirty energy source

Congressman Tom McClintock asserts that building the Keystone XL pipeline through the central United States is required to transport tar sands oil in Canada through Oklahoma to Gul ...

Family hoping for ‘normal’ Christmas

The Christen family plans to spend Christmas together, just the four of them, at home. They decorated a plastic Christmas tree, which they arranged in the living room of their hou ...