A Memorial Day thank you

Thank you to local Boy Scouts and veterans’ groups who decorated over 1,500 veteran graves with flags in the New and Old Auburn cemeteries. Though the weather was less than p ...

More trains, taller trains, noisier trains have some Auburn residents steamed

Should Union Pacific do something about the noise its trains are making? Stuck with a noisy corporate neighbor they can’t seem to do anything, Auburn’s Joan and Allan Lovan thi ...

Greed grown all too pervasive

It’s all about greed. Greed is one of the seven deadly sins. Wall Street caused the recession because of profits without concern for consequences. The Massey coal mine disaste ...

Time to vote for change

District 1 Supervisor Rocky Rockholm is up for re-election and I wanted to let all voters know that one of the first things he wanted was a pay raise. Then he charged an unauthor ...

Auburn Journal headlines provoke smiles

“You can’t hide your lion eyes” “It’s mettle to the pedal as race begins” “In the garden of eatin’” Somebody deserves a raise! Your clever headlines bring a ...

Support sober graduation fun

The school year is quickly drawing to an end, and I would like to apprise the community of Colfax about the upcoming CHS Grad Night event. This is a safe and sober celebration to ...

If you choose to live here, assimilate

All of my grandparents immigrated to the USA. My grandfather escaped from the infamous USSR “iron curtain.” All assimilated and became plain, unhyphenated Americans. They and o ...

Voters: Let your voice be heard

Well another election is almost upon us. For months I have been reading about how people are not going to vote for any incumbents. I for one am not going to vote for any incumbent ...

Teacher logs years of service

I know that many people in Auburn have never been recognized for what they do for the community. But I would like to recognize my wife, Denise Gessaro, who has been teaching for Pl ...

Memorial Day often overlooked

It is easy to celebrate Memorial Day and allow its true meaning to escape us. Gathering at barbecues or ball games with family and friends, Americans often overlook the holiday’s ...