Canyon

Rain creates heightened Auburn crash conditions

Rain is back in the Auburn forecast, creating slick roads and challenges for drivers on winding, narrow stretches of blacktop. While the rain was far from heavy during the day in ...

Motorcyclist dies in Highway 49 canyon crash in Auburn

A motorcycle rider died late Tuesday in a head-on crash with a pickup on Highway 49 in Auburn. The victim was identified Wednesday by the Placer County Coroner’s Office as T ...

Violette sizzles at 49er Classic

Sixty-one runners and walkers got outdoors before their barbecues started on Labor Day and took part in the 28th annual Sizzler 49er Canyon Classic 10-mile run and 1.5 Mile Communi ...

Rim shot: Father-son duo cap Grand Canyon venture in style

Editor’s note: The following are the second in a two-part series of excerpts from blog entries by Cool’s “Yukon” Jack Kennedy, who hiked the Grand Canyon earlier this year ...

A Grand Canyon adventure

Editor’s note: The following are excerpts from blog entries by Cool’s Jack Kennedy, who hiked the Grand Canyon earlier this year with his son Tom. The conclusion of Kennedy’s ...