canyon keepers

Take a walk on the wildlife side

The first annual Auburn State Recreation Area First Day Hike drew a crowd of 78 participants — including two in wheelchairs — to the Quarry Road Trail to commemorate th ...

State Parks First Day Hike near Auburn aims to help get 2014 off to healthy start

One of the Auburn area’s most historic and scenic trails will be trod Wednesday in a celebratory hike to mark 150 years of California State Parks. The anniversary hike on Ne ...

A confluence of good intentions

The next time someone tells you to “take a hike,” consider the source. If it’s a member of the Canyon Keepers, well, it’s their job — OK, “cal ...

Reader Input: Ferris an asset to ARD board

I want to give my enthusiastic endorsement for Jim Ferris for Auburn Recreation District (ARD) Board and urge your vote for Jim on Election Day. I have worked with Jim and got to ...

Cave near Auburn soon to reveal its secrets

AUBURN CA - Tourists could soon be joining woolly mammoths, Satanists, hard rock miners and teenage partiers on the list of visitors to the Mountain Quarries Mine/Hawver Cave near ...

Pay for rescue? American River daredevil’s wild ride sparks questions

A man swept downstream at the confluence and rescued from a rock by a California Highway Patrol helicopter has an unforgettable story to tell his buddies. But a witness who says h ...

Canyon Keepers share common love

On a Sunday afternoon in October,  you may see a group of people enjoying a gathering on No-Hands Bridge — officially known as Mountain Quarry Railroad Bridge — celebrating t ...