Thanks for community help

The Friends of Applegate Library would like to thank all those in the community who supported our annual book and bake sale last weekend whether by donations of books, baked goods, ...

Euthanize the attack pitbull

Pitbulls are vicious and unpredictable. There is a humane solution. It is time for at least one of our state politicians to step forward and show some courage and leadership. It ...

On Veteran’s Day, a protest suggestion

I feel privileged and honored to know that my freedom has been maintained by so many U.S. citizens that have donned military uniforms for us. These individuals have sacrificed so m ...

Water future safe in state’s hands? I trust my Mom

Now that it appears the Legislature has a handle on the state’s future water needs, it’s time for all of us to suck it up. We’re talkin’ water conservation, folks. And not ...

Blocked pipe sends raw sewage flowing into Auburn Ravine Creek

A plugged line sent raw sewage flowing into fragile Auburn Ravine Creek Tuesday. A city of Auburn Public Works Department estimate calculated 90 gallons flowed into the creek. Bu ...

Love of birds spurs success, career path for Cool's "Chicken Girl"

The cartoon chicken sticker on the back of Courtney Moody’s SUV is a strong clue. But the license plate is a dead giveaway. The lettering spells out “CHKN GRL” and sums ...

School districts got creative

Last year, after a number of years of staff reductions and other cost-cutting measures and upon the departure of the then superintendent/principal, Alta-Dutch Flat and Foresthill s ...