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When the gold ran out the orchards took over

A while ago I received a four-page letter from a reader. The letter was unsigned but the delicacy of the handwriting leads me to think that the writer is a woman, so I’ll use ...

Tahoe National Forest issues immediate American Fire area closure order

Citing public and firefighter safety concerns, the U.S. Forest Service has closed Tahoe National Forest lands in and adjacent to the American Fire northeast of Foresthill. Supervi ...

Reader Input: Walmart the American way

I’m in complete agreement with Sharyn Digneo (“Why do you hate Walmart?,” Reader Input, June 16) who opposes opposing WalMart. And I wish my detractors would stop ...

Post 84 pours it on at James

Troy Runte and Michael Moore are definitely looking to have a good time this summer. But their top priorities are to work at improving their baseball skills and pile up wins with t ...

Post 84 poised for a breakthrough

A roster stocked with high school talent from all over the foothills and a chance to compete in the postseason at friendly James Field has coach Larry Prewitt excited for the Post ...

Newly opened river stretch blends natural, manmade thrills

The historic Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge serves as a reminder of the rich history of the Auburn area shortly after the rafts hit the water just past the confluence of the Nor ...

Long journeys worth it for Armstrong, Greenwood

Even in Christchurch, New Zealand, Vajin Armstrong heard the legends and read the stories about the birthplace of ultrarunning. He visited on Saturday, but he wasn’t just an idle ...

All AR 50 trails lead to Auburn

Scott Smith is using Saturday’s American River 50-mile Endurance Run to ramp up his preparation for his first attempt at Western States in June. West Bourgalt is looking to qual ...

Post 84 heats up at Firecracker Tourney

Auburn’s American Legion Post 84 baseball team stormed to second place at the Reno Firecracker Tournament last weekend. Post 84 outscored its opponents 47-14 in five games, fal ...

Del Oro braces for track circus

The 43rd annual Del Oro Invite will be held this Friday at Del Oro High. For those who have never attended a high school track meet of this size, it is the closest thing to a three ...