chris reams

Another View: Foresthill Fire District facing financial challenges

Due to increased costs and decreased revenues, the Foresthill Fire Protection District budget is in dire straits.  Your fire district is struggling to maintain critical leve ...

Reader input: An exceptional firefighter in Foresthill

In the next few months there will be further letters from the board of directors of the Foresthill Fire Protection District. We will be working to educate the public about the depa ...

Ophir fire station gets reprieve from Placer County

Threatened with potential closure this spring, the Ophir fire station will remain open. Placer County’s plans to help provide funding to keep the station open were detailed ...

Reader input: Citizens deserve full fire protection

Thanks for the article in Sunday’s paper (“Foresthill Fire looks to county funding source”).  I just want to reiterate our point of view and add a few things ...

Foresthill Fire looks to Placer County funding source

The Foresthill Fire Protection District is advising the U.S. Forest Service that it will no longer provide free service for 911 calls in the Tahoe National Forest. But the Foresth ...

Reader input: Fire service volunteers get trained, too

Sondra  Berry (Reader Input, May 26), your idea is a good one if we don’t have attorneys  OSHA, or the State Fire Marshal.   First, for the fire service v ...

Reader Input: New Foresthill Road surface called for

The article you ran about the crack sealant is absolutely correct (“Perception or reality? Motorcyclists concerned about crack seal on Foresthill Road,” Journal, July 1 ...

Presidential debate reaction mixed in Placer County

AUBURN CA - Peering through the fog of campaign rhetoric, the second of three debates between Gov. Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama was resonating Wednesday in Placer County. ...