Milestones

Bertin Graduates From Boston College

Sarah Bertin of Auburn graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University’s Robert J. Morrissey College of Arts and Science ...

Kolter Raymond Conner

Kolter Raymond was born at 8:57 p.m. Sept. 15, 2015 at Sutter Roseville Medical Center. He weighed 9 pounds, 5 ounces. Parents are Savannah Young and Kane Connor of Auburn. Materna ...

New Eagle hopes to pay experience forward

1. What was your favorite Scouting activity? The Folsom Lake hikes, which were six individual hikes, 10 miles each around the entire lake. 2. Which of the twelve characteristics ...

Freschi turns 100

The mother of two sons, the grandmother of four and great-grandmother of two more, Elizabeth Freschi’s top priority is always her family. She raised her sons with compassion ...

Placer Community Foundation awards $25,000 in grants to serve local youth

The Placer Community Foundation gave out grants, totaling $25,000, to Child Advocates of Placer County, KidsFirst, Stand Up Placer, ReDirect Nuevo Camino, and Placer County 4-H Rob ...

Girl Scout Bridging Ceremony

Auburn Girl Scout Troop 782 performed a bridging ceremony on Sept. 16 at Bowman School. Three Daisy Scouts – Mylee Newman, Cloey Brady and Mackenzie Schroeder – bridged ...

Ingram earns Golden Fleece

Roger Ingram, Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor and County Director for the University of California Cooperative Extension in Placer and Nevada Counties, was presented with t ...

Lion Fraley receives service award

Higgins Diggins Lion Richard Fraley, right, was honored at a special club meeting when he received a chevron pin celebrating his 40th year of service. Club President L. Craig Bell, ...

Telephone it forward

Placer Gold Pioneers President Richard Huntley, center, stands with office staff and parents (from left, Lorena Hernandez and son, Veronica Sanchez, Rosa Gonzalez and Karen Gonzale ...

Placer County 4-H awarded grant from Placer Community Fund

Placer County 4-H Robotics team members, from left, Eddie Scheiber, Jay Tapadiya, and Trevor Stenson, describe the competition and how their robot works. The team was awarded a gra ...

Music in the Mountains awards volunteers

Dan Halloran, left, and Kent Riffey were two of three volunteers recognized by Music in the Mountains with their highest award, the Maestro Award, for their significant and long st ...

Rivas graduates from the University of San Diego

Elia Rivas of Auburn graduated from the University of San Diego in May, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies.  

Wyman on Dean’s List at Norwich

Audrey Elspeth Wyman, of Auburn, has been recognized on the Dean’s List at Norwich University in Northfield, VT for the spring 2015 semester.

Rozowski-Vogt makes Dean’s Freshman Honor Roll at University of Wyoming

George Maxwell Rozowski-Vogt of Newcastle is one of 48 students from California on The University of Wyoming 2015 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Ho ...

Letter to the editor:

In 1966, a small group of devoted parents met in the basement of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Auburn, California. Their goal was to create an organization that would find mea ...