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Youngest WS100 entrant making debut, eldest going for 5th silver buckle

Western States Trail 100-Mile Endurance Run, by Todd Mordhorst, Journal Sports Writer There are signs that ultra-runnning is becoming the next big extreme sport. Ultra is attractin ...

World-record fish, Part 1: All-Tackle

Outdoors, by J.D. Richey, Journal Columnist Ever wanted to catch a world-record fish? While I?ve never bothered trying, I must admit there is something appealing about popping open ...

View fireworks, aid softball team

Sierra Scene, By Journal Sports Staff The 4th of July is the focus of a fund-raiser benefiting the Auburn Storm, a 12-and-under A.S.A. traveling tournament fast-pitch girls softbal ...

A loaded field for the WS 100

Western States Endurance Run, By Todd Mordhorst, Journal Sports Writer All the usual suspects are in town for this year?s Western States Endurance Run. Every year there are hundre ...

Civil Air Patrol exercise hones search and rescue techniques

2-day practice program held at Auburn Municipal Airport By Erin Gallup, Journal Staff Writer The Civil Air Patrol brushed up on search and rescue techniques at the Auburn Municipal ...

Tribute to endurance -- Auburn is trail's end for Western States 100

By Erin Gallup, Journal Staff Writer The feeling was euphoric Sunday morning after many of the Western States 100-mile endurance runners crossed the finish line. Sacramento residen ...

Pilot unhurt after plane crashes at airport

Fresno man walks way from accident By Bruce Schuknecht, Journal Staff Writer A Fresno pilot walked away unhurt from a crash landing at the Auburn Municipal Airport Friday after the ...

Old Town raises funds to ensure post office preservation

By Mike Fitch, Journal Staff Writer Old Town merchants want to make sure their post office is around long enough to celebrate its 150th anniversary. The Old Town Auburn Post Office ...

June is a time for sun and fun ... and adopting a cat

Placer County?s animal shelter has plenty of felines on hand in need of a good home By Natalie Christenson, Journal Staff Writer June is National Adopt-A-Cat month and the cat hous ...

An inside look at putting together the city's annual budget

The Mayor?s Word by Alice Singh The following views are those of the Mayor and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the entire City Council. You know that the city of Auburn ...

Letters to the editor

Legion Post 84 says thanks The Richard W. Townsend Post 84 American Legion of Auburn and Unit Auxiliary extends thanks to the Auburn Journal during the last fiscal year for the exc ...

Obituaries

Willis ?Buzz? Gore Willis ?Buzz? Gore died June 21, 2001 at the age of 76. The 11-year Auburn resident died in his home. He was born in Portola, Calif., July 12, 1924 to William an ...

Locals utilize home course advantage

Western States Endurance Run, By Todd Mordhorst, Journal Sports Writer As Tim Twietmeyer pointed out at Sunday?s Western States Endurance Run awards ceremony, Scott Jurek broke all ...

Placer football camp upcoming

Sierra Scene, By Journal Sports Staff Placer High will conduct its sixth annual camp at the school beginning with a kids camp July 9-13 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. each day. A camp fo ...

Court battle may delay runway expansion

City Council decision to award contract to Folsom company disputed by Loomis-based firm that appeared to be low bidder By Mike Fitch, Journal Staff Writer A court battle may delay ...