American River

Another View: PCWA works to meet stewardship commitments

Managing California’s complex water storage and delivery system is a never-ending balancing act between supply, demand and environmental considerations — especially dur ...

Snow expectations in Sierra bolster hopes for midwinter water storage turnaround

Rain was falling Wednesday in Auburn, and snow by the foot was expected in the upper elevations of the Sierra. But the return to wintry weather after nearly two months of mild te ...

Reader Input: Folsom Lake a moonscape

I have been reading about the drought conditions and I am amazed that we have not been urged or required to conserve water long before now. I drove in the lake bottom at Folsom Lak ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Food stamp cutback effects in the foothills and Downtown Auburn park upgrade

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: With the recent reduction in funding to the food stamps program, we're looking into how this might affect some foothill-area residents current ...

Reader Input: Manage land to lessen fire losses

When the recent American Fire began on Aug. 10 near Foresthill, a worst case scenario was projected that showed the fire potentially burning most of the North Fork of the Middle Fo ...

Online checks at DFW can yield great results for deer hunting

Have you learned your deer tags weren’t drawn for your favored zone? Now what do you do? Not hunt? What kind of research do you have to do to obtain a deer tag for another zo ...

Lovers' quarrel leads to American River canyon search and rescue

Left on her own in the American River canyon after a quarrel Wednesday with her boyfriend, a Bay Area woman got a helping hand out of the wild from a Placer County sheriff’s ...

Farewell to a friend

Funerals are never a joyous occasion. Attending one for a friend is even further down my list than a visit to the dentist for a root canal. In April, I ventured to the Pacific Nor ...

Non-native lice are leaving many deer hairless

Hunters often will have a deer tanned with its lustrous coat of hair on. But there are now bald deer. No hair or, at best, just a scruffy, patchy fur coat. The condition isn&rsquo ...

June 2 is deadline for special hunt applications

Zones A, B, and C deer tags are available, even when the season is underway. The same doesn’t apply for other tags. There are several desired hunts throughout the state that ...

Plans afloat to attract more American River rafters

  Auburn officials want to float an idea to the Greater Sacramento area: Come to the American River Canyon and raft, kayak or otherwise drift from the confluence to the China ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: New river recreation in Auburn; city seeks repayment for School Park Preserve funds and Colfax High baseball continues playoff run

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Local rafters share their ‘California pastime’

Colfax brothers Daniel and Tyler Soulé grew up on the American River. “A lot of people said we were born with a paddle in our hands,” Daniel Soulé said ...

Building your own crab pot is easily doable

Many anglers simply pay for a ride on a party boat out of ports up and down the coast, and many of those boats offer multiple fishing opportunities on the same ride. One of the mo ...