Living

Rosie Flores is an ambassador of ‘Ameripolitan’

She was playing alt-country in the ’70s and cowpunk in the ’80s. The Southern California music scene was thriving and she was right in the thick of it. “It was ...

Media Life: Auburn’s rich history subject of new book

Want a peek at the first-known image of Auburn? It’s a drawing by a fellow named Thomas Armstrong done in 1851. Nothing but a few wooden buildings and a denuded hillside. An ...

Building strong soil as a foundation for gardening

A fundraiser Saturday offers gardeners an opportunity to meet and learn from soil microbiologist Dr. Elaine Ingham, founder of Soil Foodweb, Inc. — all while taking in the ea ...

Esson brothers take home Winter Deaflympic medals

Loomis brothers Sean Esson and Blair Esson recently placed high at a Deaflympic competition in Russia. The Essons competed with 37 other deaf athletes from the United States at th ...

The Food Dude: Leftover sweet potatoes? It’s an open canvas

Last week, after making my Grilled Sweet Potato Salad, I was faced with an opportunity I have been wanting for some time now. I had leftover potatoes from the salad recipe, but wha ...

Call to readers: Collectors and collections

What do you collect? Send us your photos. We need your help keeping this conversation going. We want to publish your letters, but they must include your first and last name, city ...

Media Life: Auburn-created art now on U.S. postage stamp

Move over Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau. You have some illustrious company. Charbonneau, the son of Sacagawea and infant member of the Lewis and Clark expedition, was  Auburn&rsq ...

Tyler Gilbert brings fresh sound from the north to Roseville appearance

Just a little bit south of Saskatoon. Good song by Sonny James. Great place if you’re talking about Regina, population 200,000, give or take a Saskatchewan or two. But it s ...

Singing, songwriting, performing is a labor of love for Hannah Kile

The last time we spoke with Hannah Kile she was hosting a release party for her debut CD, “Becoming Someone.” That was a year and a half ago and since then the Auburn ...

Passion for motorcycles leads to Hall of Fame honor

At 84, Neil Fergus has a passion for all-things motorcycle that has never abated. And the rural Auburn resident steps into the unfamiliar spotlight this weekend when he is inducte ...