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Hutchins hangs up his holster

One of Auburn’s finest is hanging up his holster and replacing it with a fishing rod. Detective Sergeant Dale Hutchins gave the past 29 years of his life to a career in law ...

The doctor is (back) in

When Dr. Bill Kirby reluctantly retired from his urology practice more than a year ago, he had no intention of ever reopening; in fact, he even tried to sell his office on Professi ...

Fresh snow kicks off ski, snowboard season

For serious skiers and snowboarders, a mountain is worthless without the snow they need to ride it. At Boreal Ski Resort, the 13 inches of new snow on the ground means the winter ...

News brief: Veterans, active duty military get free entry to California state parks on Veterans Day

For the first time in California, veterans and active duty military personnel are eligible for free day-use access to California’s state parks on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. ...

Work not done after final vote cast

Long after the final votes are cast a veritable army of dedicated election staff must work long hours and follow a stringent process to verify the results. In what they lovingly r ...

VFW targets a new generation

The war in Afghanistan is going on its 14th year and has been one of America's longest wars, yet membership in the Veterans of Foreign Wars is dwindling. Dusty Byers of Auburn ...

Media Life: Perry King’s “The Divide” poised for Cool ranch shoot in 2015

Perry King knows he’s stepping out of the Hollywood mold. But King, an actor who has found fame on TV’s “Riptide” and in notable films like “The Day ...

Auburn tack sale aids horse rescue group

Rural Auburn resident and horse owner Daniel Schafer said Thursday that he’s constantly amazed. And he turns in the direction of the object of his amazement – Horses&r ...

Placer, Nevada County drought future still unclear as rain, snow season approaches

Placer Water and Nevada Irrigation District officials have the promise of a new rain and snow season but no clear forecast on whether the drought will continue. But they are repor ...

Health experts: Protect yourself this flu season

It starts with a cough, a sneeze or a simple headache, but ends with you bedridden fighting a miserable fever – it’s flu season. The virus is a common threat to the he ...