Letters to the Editor

Thankful for county help

I am a disabled person, bound by my disability to a power chair as a means of getting around. For the most part, I have found the area of my residence to be a very comfortable plac ...

Reader input: Scarecrow winner thankful for contest

I was very happy to be mentioned in the article about the Auburn Community Harvest Festival in last Thursday's Auburn Journal (Oct. 25). As the piece noted, I am a "freque ...

Reader input: No excuses to not vote

I am so saddened about the condition of our country. At the same time, I am gladdened that I have voted. Hopefully our voters will wake up (especially) the millennials who are e ...

Reader input: Reasons to not go forward with Hidden Falls access expansion

Thank you Maureen Henderson for your comments recently (Journal, Oct. 28). It outlines every good reason for NOT going forward with the proposed parking lot on Bell Road. On one h ...

Reader input: Hidden Falls access expansion would disrupt peace of neighborhood

I just read Maureen Henderson’s recommendation (Journal, Oct. 28) that we add an additional entry to Hidden Falls on Bell Road. I have to wonder how Ms. Henderson would fee ...

Reader input: Why is Regional Park losing visitors?

We live close to Regional Park and decided to take a walk around the park for old time’s sake. It was a beautiful day, and just the right temperature. We were almost alone. ...

Reader input: Support Jim Ferris for ARD Board

Jim Ferris is a candidate for re-election on the ballot for the Auburn Area Recreation and Park District (ARD) Board of Directors and we the undersigned ARD Board members support h ...

Reader input: New flag with 49 stars?

While going over my voter guide I noticed that Prop. 9 is missing. After some quick research I discovered that this was the measure to divide the state into three states. The Calif ...

Reader input: Why does LaMalfa oppose extending health care coverage and even take it away from his constituents?

Do you have a pre-existing medical condition? Does LaMalfa have one? He's in the age range where most people who live in his district do. Why would our congressman vote repeat ...

Reader input: Auburn roads would suffer with Prop. 6; save PHS with Measure G

Voters in the Auburn area have several issues of local concern to consider that have major impacts for our area. One is Prop. 6 which is an effort to repeal the increased gas tax e ...

Reader input: NID Board is overspending, elect Laura Peters

We love our water. Here in the foothills, water brings us together. We elect a board to a special district – the Nevada Irrigation District (NID) – to manage our water ...

Reader input: Fecko would use tax dollars more wisely

Gordy Ainsleigh's criticism of Joe Fecko's proposal to dispose of land that is not useful for park development is misplaced (letter, Auburn Journal, Oct. 11). First, the la ...

Reader input: Fecko is level-headed

I read with some bewilderment Gordon Ainsleigh’s attack on Joe Fecko (see Oct. 11 Auburn Journal) who is running for the ARD Board of Directors. The land parcels in question ...

Watching in horror

I watch in horror while Trump administration mistreats immigrants and Congress refuses to step up and put an end to the cruelty. As a citizen and a member of the faith community (a ...

Elections coming soon

The upcoming elections will be here soon. Our Congressman, Doug LaMalfa, will be on the ballot. Much of the public doesn’t closely watch how their congressmen votes. Fortunat ...