Colfax

Why was dog attack allowed?

Must agree with Daniel Chauvin of Colfax regarding dog attack in Auburn (Reader Input, Sept. 25). Having one dog for a pet is fine. Four is a pack and one will be Alpha Dog (leade ...

Smith's strike sends Colfax to victory

Steven Smith scored midway through the second half and the Colfax High soccer team edged host Lincoln 1-0 Monday night. The Falcons improved to 7-6 overall and 3-1 in the Pioneer ...

A gun would solve the dog problem

Once again we come across one of those situations where common sense should prevail but doesn’t. Sadly, that seems to be the norm these days. I know there are going to be a lot ...

Week Three Grid Matchups Pair Possible Playoff Foes

The calendar may still read September but for a few area high school football teams this weekend’s games could easily be previews of what’s to come in November, or for that ma ...

Hillmen, Bruins play to scoreless tie at Le Febvre

Placer and Bear River played to a scoreless tie in Pioneer Valley League action under the lights at Le Febvre Stadium Monday night. Goalkeeper Nigel Pell was only forced to make t ...

Hillmen turn focus to speedy Nunley

James Nunley won’t need any introduction to the Placer High football team tonight. One year ago, Woodcreek’s star tailback sliced and diced the Hillmen defense, racking up 294 ...

Bruins win long-awaited opener

Bear River High’s freshman football team had to wait a week to open its 2009 football season, but the Bruins didn’t show any rustiness Thursday from their delayed start. A week ...

Placer opens PVL slate with victory

CITRUS HEIGHTS — Junior outside hitter Sarah Francis led the Placer High girls volleyball team with four kills, six digs and two service aces Thursday night as the Hillgals defea ...

Speak out to save Cat House

Please help save the Cat House! This facility in DeWitt Center has been adopting out rescued cats, many from Placer County Animal Shelter, for the last 10 years — thousands of ca ...

Don’t support deer kill backers

In regard to the “slaughter the does program,” have any of the bureaucrats from the Placer County Fish & Game, Kirk Uhler and his cohort that brings him his coffee, and some un ...

Falcons are filling vacancies

COLFAX — A season after losing several key players that fueled Colfax High’s boys soccer team to the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs, Falcons coach Robert Ruzette is on the lo ...

Placer blanks Casa Roble in PVL tuneup

Jordan Roper and Austin Dunn scored second-half goals and Placer dominated possession to beat Casa Roble 2-0 in its final Pioneer Valley League tuneup in Orangevale. Cameron McCal ...

Falcons Open Season With 28-7 Win

COLFAX – A three-pronged running attack, an efficient passing game and a swarming defense helped the Colfax Falcons kick off their 2009 football season on a winning note here Fri ...

Hysterical Auburn lives on

Years ago, when my kids attended Placer High, Auburn was known as Historical Auburn. At that time there was a lot of bickering going on between Downtown and Old Town, so my kids ...

High-speed pursuits just too risky

I feel something must be said regarding high-speed pursuits by law enforcement. The recent Foresthill incident involving a motorcycle and a CHP patrol car is a case in point (Jour ...