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Another View: On firestorms, public policy and the Big Mo

Watching the devastating impacts on human beings as the Sand Fire swept through the borderlands of Amador and El Dorado counties, it reminded me that momentum is a powerful force i ...

Missing rural Colfax man found in Grass Valley

A Colfax-area man who was reported missing Tuesday was found by a citizen in Grass Valley and is unharmed, according to the Placer County Sheriff's Office. Ronald Russell, 76, ...

Sierra ski season off to a big start

  AUBURN CA - Bolstered by some timely snowfalls, Placer County ski resorts are reporting they’re off to a good start this season. At Boreal Mountain Ski Resort, spoke ...

Auburn skier ‘died doing what he loved’

  Dona Sorensen has some unanswered questions about the circumstances surrounding her  71-year-old husband Theodore Sorenson’s death Friday after a ski crash at Sq ...

Storm to bring rain, snow and drop temperatures

It won’t be a soaker but it will be chilly. A storm moving in tonight from the Gulf of Alaska will drop Auburn’s daytime temperatures into the 40s. Wednesday’s h ...

High hopes come with early start to Lake Tahoe ski season

  After late starts to back-to-back seasons, skiers and snowboarders are abuzz about the early beginning to this year out on the slopes at Lake Tahoe. With Boreal, Northstar ...

24-year-old freeskier dies after fall at Alpine Meadows

  A 24-year-old Alpine Meadows ski instructor died Tuesday night after sustaining a head injury during a fall while free skiing at Alpine Meadows on Saturday, according to a ...

Eastern Placer County home destroyed by fire

A house in the Alpine Meadows subdivision about five miles east of Colfax was destroyed by fire Wednesday noon. According to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Doug Rinella, a neighbor acros ...

Rain returns to Auburn area with a vengeance

AUBURN CA - A new round of rain pummeled the Auburn area Wednesday, sending rocks and mud sliding onto some roads and raising stream levels. The National Weather Service recorded 1 ...

Deep powder, no power in wake of Arctic blast

The mixed blessings of a harsh blast of winter weather Friday left thousands without power in Colfax and Foresthill – and ski resorts exulting over a deep deposit of fresh powder ...