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Give thanks to unsung heroes

This week, May 16 to 22, is EMS Week, a time to recognize the unsung heroes who come to our aid when we dial 911 in a crisis. Residents of Butte, Colusa, Nevada, Placer, Sutter, Y ...

Learn CPR face to face

I am responding to the letter written by Carlette Anderson in the Journal dated Feb. 1 titled “If you love them, learn CPR.” I feel the need to set some facts straight. I have ...

Thank you for exemplary help

Thank you. I would like to say thank you to all the people involved when I had to call 911 on Jan. 11 for my wife. From the operators who handled the call, to the fire department ...

What good was calling 911?

As years go by and spending goes up, our local county law enforcement seems to be getting more lackadaisical as time goes by. I am a bartender in Foresthill and on June 30 I have n ...

Water worker gets infant to breathe again

Bob MacDonald breathed life back into a baby Monday during an unexpected emergency at the gates of the Nevada Irrigation District’s Ophir maintenance yard. But the Nevada Irriga ...

Who you going to call?

Russell Whitney was just leaving his mom’s apartment in Auburn after feeding her cat when he noticed something that made him stop and reach for his cell phone. Smoke was beginn ...

Signs should tell motorists to call local agency, not 911

Since our daughter wrote a letter about reporting drunk drivers to 911 (“Calling 911 to report drunken driver a joke,” Your Views, June 10), she has been swamped with calls fro ...

Hiker shot in head able to call for help

A Placer County man who was shot in the head Wednesday night off Foresthill Road was able to call 911 for help before being airlifted to the hospital. Ranger Brian Robertson of th ...