Auburn Dam

Ron Ludford’s passion for restoring makes him ‘King of the Hill’

What you want to do in retirement varies from person to person. Every working person has a different dream for the years of life that do not require steady 40-hour workweeks. For ...

Sixty-year reporter recalls murder, dam and taxes

A few days ago I had the pleasure of spending an hour with Joe Carroll, who wrote for the Auburn Journal for many years until he suffered a stroke four years ago. His column, “Th ...

Meet two politicians who truly care

I would like to thank two local politicians for their good sense, hard work and a true concern about the welfare of their communities and the people they represent. I truly admire ...

Reviving dam appallingly wasteful

A recent Journal article (Thursday, Dec. 2) talked about how Tom McClintock is going to chair the House water and power subcommittee and could then rejuvenate the Auburn Dam projec ...

Catastrophic Auburn wildfire inspires cooperative solution

Your editorial, “2010: Let’s get back to basics,” (Jan. 3), noted that the “horrific 49 Fire reminded us what can happen when fire, wind and drought conditions mix” and t ...

Reminiscing on the river

Mike Lynch casts a longing look at an empty paved parking lot. The asphalt is a bold black contrasted by the white-stripped parking lines that look untouched. There is a small, n ...