Opinion

Another View: Centennial Dam would mean higher water prices

NID’s proposed new Centennial Dam on the Bear River has some “irregularities”. For instance, I heard the General Manager of Nevada Irrigation District say that 55 ...

Reader Input: Who is this candidate?

I am filthy rich, I am white, I am a nominal Christian, I get huge donations from large corporations, I voted for the Iraq war, I have a huge unfavorable rating on trust, I’v ...

Reader Input: A champion of responsibility

Michael Babich is running for Placer County Supervisor in District 5, challenging Democrat incumbent Jennifer Montgomery.  District 5 covers Foresthill, part of Auburn, and te ...

Reader Input: Congress needs major repairs

I disagree with John Nightingale (Reader Input: “Car Repairs and Liberals”, April 12, 20216) of Auburn who claims it’s liberals who have a blown head gasket in co ...

Reader Input: We need to reform windfall provision

I served the federal government for 35 years with the Department of Defense and the Air National Guard, I worked on aircraft electronics and combat communications. I also worked in ...

Another View: How Obama’s policies have hurt kids

During the last week in February, the hashtag #ObamaAndKids swept Twitter with a nostalgic celebration of Barack Obama’s presidency. The popular Internet meme was started wit ...

Just when do we become adults?

A few weeks ago my daughter received a jury summons. She was flabbergasted. How could she possibly serve on a jury – decide someone’s fate – when she’s only ...

Andy Lukkonen: Remotely

Andy Lukkonen: Remotely

Another View: What is the solution for DUI-related tragedies?

I don’t personally know any member of Trevor Keller or Jarad Gaches family but I do know Candy Lightner (the mother of Cari Lightner). Like our local boys, Cari was only 13 y ...

History: A sign painter with the heart and hand of a landscape artist

If there ever was an artist of whom it could be said that he “had paint in his veins” it would be Harry DeGroat who lived and worked in Auburn from the early 1920s to 1 ...

Media Life: 10 Who Made Auburn All The More 'Ausome'

What makes Auburn so unique and special to the people who live here – and the others who wish they did? Here are 10 names. A drop in  very large bucket. There are many ...

Another View: The rules are not rigged against Trump

“That’s not the way democracy is supposed to work,” Donald Trump thundered on Fox News. “The system is rigged. I see it now, 100 percent.” Trump was ...

Reader Input: Why Scotch Broom is such a menace

Letter to the editor: That lovely, horrible Scotch Broom is blooming along the roadside, yellow and sweetly, again! I write to remind readers that Scotch Broom (French Broom, Span ...

Another View: Placer Ranch rises again

On April 5, 2016, the Placer County Board of Supervisors, voted, in concept, to assist with moving the Placer Ranch development project forward as a county project.  This mean ...