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Snow backs up big rig traffic on Interstate 80, closes schools

COLFAX, CA -- Semi-trucks line Interstate 80 and its interchanges and frontage roads from Auburn to Colfax this morning as they either wait out the snow storm or stop to put on cha ...

Alta garden a harvest of hope

Members of Sierra First Baptist Church in Alta are digging really deep for ways to reach out to local residents. Alta residents Tina Hendrix and her husband, Danny, were desperate ...

New life for classic creations

When it comes to original paintings, George Capron knows there is more to art than meets the eye. "Paintings have a life of their own," said Capron, who specializes in art repair, ...

End of road for Interstate 80 Colfax-Alta detour

After seven months, nightly traffic detours off Interstate 80 east of Colfax are over. The $70 million Caltrans project to rehab 11 miles of the freeway between Colfax and Alta is ...

A school no more

The sounds of the schoolyard carry into Jeanne Knowles kitchen. And to her, they’re music. Knowles, who can claim children and grandchildren as Alta Vista School students, has l ...