American River

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 ...

Licenses, tags and applications now available for 2013-14

Generally, those who applied for a hunting license or deer tags last year have received the Hunting Digest by now. The magazine has statistics from all over the state from last se ...

Final regulations for 2013 salmon fishing are adopted

Ocean salmon fishing opened two weeks ago with the blessing and approval of the feds, a requirement if there’s going to be any fishing at all. The California Fish and Game Co ...