Beloved herding dog comes home

After surviving a brutal hit-and-run and the following weeks of recovery, Maggie the cattle dog gets to go home. For the past few weeks Maggie was recovering at Loomis Basin Veter ...

Another reason folks don’t vote

We read a lot of late on the death penalty. How terrible it is and how the cost has soared out-of-control. It is a fact that the cost is astronomical. I suspect that many of those ...

God shed his grace on us

We went to a patriotic concert held at the library. It was held on the weekend before the Fourth of July, and it was a treat to hear the many songs that truly made us proud to be A ...

Clean roads for safety of all

I am commenting on the recent bike letters. I believe that the roads should be cleaned or have bike lanes added to the sides to make it safer to use. I am not a frequent rider but ...

Fairgrounds fireworks disappoint

I’m beyond saddened by what has happened to the community events in Auburn. What used to be an incredible, small-town, close-knit community that celebrated residents and visitors ...

Reader fleeing Golden State

I was born and raised in Auburn, California. As an adult I’ve lived in two countries and three different states. Californians like to tell themselves that it is the best place in ...

Runner’s feet tradition missed

As the Endurance Capital of the World, Auburn enjoys hosting several international endurance events. Events like the Western States Endurance Run bring folks from around the world ...

Dogs teach by example

I have a divine relationship with my two precious dogs, Bojangles, a Yorkie-Jack, and Emerson, a Bichon Frise. I say divine because they are truly my spiritual teachers, my gurus. ...

Consider the Idaho stop law

My husband and I enjoy riding mountain and road bikes, but our children haven’t shown too much interest in riding, until recently our oldest has been riding with me to get in cyc ...

Local roads have room for all users

I wish to comment on the recent letters regarding bicyclists in the Lincoln and Loomis Basin regions. I am a frequent rider on the roads you describe. I make a strong effort to rid ...