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Reader Input: Sugar dragging down the US

Sugar is the new heroin. Sugar, at one time in our early history as a country, was considered a banned substance and should be illegal. That obviously failed and failed badly. To ...

Driver’s education combines teaching skills, gift of gab

Ironically, for someone who teaches new drivers how to avoid accidents, Auburn’s Sofia Hotlen got into the driver’s ed business by accident. A self-described perennial ...

Reader Input: US ignores root of global conflict

As a young American I am indeed concerned by President Obama’s speech last week and current stance on the “ISIS” problem. I am concerned because it follows the sa ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, 1964

Wind-whipped forest fire blackens 4,000 acres A recurring forest fire which started near Butcher Ranch on the Auburn-Foresthill Road about 4 p.m. Saturday and blackened more than ...

Reader Input: Supervisors: Homeless shelter possible

Two years ago a group of members of St. Teresa’s Church, led by Father Mike Carroll, began to work on an idea that would create a shelter in the Auburn area for homeless indi ...

Reader Input: ISIS is world’s common enemy

How many more suicide bombers and how much more loss of human life is it going to take for the human race to recognize the fact that we all face a common enemy? That current enemy ...

Reader Input: Spokely has the leadership skills

We have a choice this November to elect new people to our (Auburn) City Council. One of the candidates, Matt Spokely, is my friend and I want to tell you why he has my support. W ...

Reader Input: Jobs filled with the malleable

It seems that every time I pick up the paper I read that a new city manager or other high position is filled by someone from far away. Let’s see, Oklahoma, the East Coast. Wh ...

Smoke creates risks for sensitive groups

The hazy orange glow of smoke that’s covered Auburn in recent days brought with it the potential for respiratory distress. But the smoke is expected to dissipate by this aft ...

Auburn roller derby warrior finds kidney match

Spend just a few minutes talking with Stacey Marquez and you can see why her roller derby teammates, the Golddiggers, follow her into battle on the track. Like the roller derby eq ...