American River Canyon

Happy ending in search for horse rider near Auburn

With temperatures soaring into the triple digits Tuesday afternoon and concerns surrounding the owner of a riderless, saddled horse spotted running in the American River canyon nea ...

Highway 49, 193 road closures coming in June

A portion of Highway 49 in the American River canyon below Auburn, known for its tight turns and mangled guard rails, is in line for a major safety overhaul by Caltrans. And with ...

Reader Input: Horse people need to lighten up, share

What is it with these horse people (“User groups still at odds over bike park location,” Journal, April 2)? They feel they have the divine right of kings as the only on ...

Another View: Building the Auburn Dam still isn’t the right call

On March 2, guest columnist Tom McClintock made it clear that he was reopening the Auburn Dam proposal (“California Water: It’s the storage presenting the problem,&rdqu ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

101-year-old locomotive with Auburn history travels to new home in Willits

An honored guest during celebrations surrounding the 100th birthday party for the Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge in 2012, Engine 202 made the move Wednesday from Auburn to its n ...

Two locals cross Mount Whitney off the bucket list

Jim Fuller and John Marin can cross climbing the highest peak in the lower 48 states off of their bucket lists after scaling Mount Whitney in August. Fuller, 70, a semi-retired p ...

Hiker who died in American River canyon ID’d

A 59-year-old American River canyon hiker who died Sunday has been identified. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that Richard Bell of Roseville died of coronar ...

Man dies during American River canyon hike

A 59-year-old Roseville man died Sunday after collapsing on a hike in the American River canyon. The man had complained of tightness in his chest at the Highway 49 bridge before g ...

Dry conditions making Auburn a bear magnet

  On the lip of prime bear habitat in the American River canyon, Auburn is poised for an earlier-than-usual midsummer’s uptick in bruin encounters. The state Departmen ...