Auburn war widow cherishes memories, honors her husband's Iraq War sacrifice

Sept. 11 is a day each year that is remembered as an anniversary of an unprecedented wave of terrorist attacks in 2001. For Auburn’s Halley Andrews, it has its own special signi ...

We must show compassion to our own

I’m 72 years old and I have a very good memory. When I was just a young boy I saw a startling photo in one of the magazines my dad was reading. It was taken in some Third World c ...

Roskelleys whistle while they work

Sam Roskelley beams with pride when he sees his son or daughter hustling down the court, surveying the action and making the right call in a pressure situation. The Roskelleys have ...

Pain, honor remain six years after Auburn National Guard sergeant’s death in Iraq

AUBURN CA - A sergeant with Auburn’s Charlie “Rock” Company, Sgt. Arnold Duplantier II was the 12th California Guardsman killed in Iraq and its first fatal casualty from the ...

Way to go is solar

People in California spend a huge amount of money on their electric bills each year. Electricity has become something that most people depend on for everyday life. When electricit ...

Seventh grader not impressed

When candidates have little or no knowledge of the facts and issues of our country it seems obvious they’re running for office not for what they can do for our country, but for w ...

Try this in the new year

This year, instead of making the same new year’s resolutions that you have made before, such as lose weight, quit smoking or exercise more, try something different. Make a resolu ...

Throw them bums out

As the nation’s critical and major issues go unattended we citizens must stand by and watch our duly elected U.S. Senators and Representatives act out like little brats. I for on ...

Much accomplished, more needs doing

I agree with Don Greer (Reader Input, Dec. 21) that President Obama’s birthplace is a non-issue that deserves no mention on these pages. But I ask Don why 44 percent of Republica ...

Auburn wants Trader Joe’s

I think that Trader Joe’s should move to Auburn. Since they sell an abundance of natural foods, they wouldn’t cause the shutting down of many other stores because there are not ...