Canyon

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 ...