Letters to the Editor

Corded phone a real lifesaver

The power being shut off Sunday as a safety precaution was understandable. Unfortunately, without power, telephone evacuation information got cut off, too. Then cell communication ...

Wind-up radio, KAHI a savior

I would like to thank Auburn’s own radio station, KAHI, for the incredible, continuous coverage of the fire Sunday. We live in Christian Valley and when our power went out at ab ...

Heroes saved most neighbors’ homes

I am one of the very fortunate residents in the Northpark subdivision. Fire units arrived as three houses across the court started on fire along with the house next door. By some ...

Add cell phones for emergencies

Could the Auburn Journal and/or police or fire authorities print an article about where/ how to register cell phones in cases of emergencies like the fires of Sunday? Some people ...

Evacuation orders bogus

As a resident of North Auburn located about two miles south of the airport, my heart goes out to the hundreds of people whose lives were damaged by the catastrophic fire on Sunday. ...

Firefighters enjoy free coffee

Yeah for Dutch Bros. and Heather Mauel as she walks up and down Dry Creek Road serving drinks to our county sheriffs, PG&E workers and fire personnel. As I spoke to three sheriffs ...

Chicken offered to fire victims

My husband and I felt so helpless watching the devastating fire on TV. When the reporter stated food was needed by the shelter at Rock Creek School we felt we could help in some sm ...

A huge thanks to the real fire heroes

My heart and prayers go out to all our friends, neighbors and businesses that were impacted by the horrible fire. I know this community will come together to help those who lost so ...

Become a part of solution

I was pleased to see the letter from Hannah Brown regarding her concerns (Reader Input, Journal, Aug. 4) about the incentives offered by the Auburn Library for the teen summer read ...

Punish torture architects

Last week Attorney General Eric Holder finally allowed that he might appoint some kind of special prosecutor for the rampant torture regime of the Cheney/Bush administration. I hop ...