Colfax

Falcons, Hillmen Battle To 0-0 Stalemate

COLFAX – It was all about defense and missed opportunities here Monday night for the Colfax and Placer High soccer teams. In an pivotal early season Pioneer Valley League match ...

Area roundup: Placer, Colfax win PVL volleyball openers in 3 sets

The Lady Hillmen got off to a good start in Pioneer Valley League play, sweeping the visiting Foothill girls volleyball team 25-5, 25-6, 25-9 on Thursday.Placer (13-2) was led by N ...

Week 5 football previews: Bear River expects QB Smith back for Bay Area battle

Bear River is expecting quarterback Dillon Smith to be back under center this week, coach Scott Savoie said Wednesday. Smith and the Bruins (4-0) take on Scotts Valley (1-2) in the ...

Get facts before you criticize

I would like to respond to a letter submitted by Ed Saiz, “Republicans are anti-veteran,” (Reader Input, Sept. 26).First, let me say that there are 51 Democrats, 87 Rep ...

Area roundup: Golden Eagles volleyball, tennis teams earn victories

Stephanie Solich had 10 kills and four blocks and Morgan Lees added eight kills as Del Oro (15-4) beat visiting 25-22, 25-23, 25-17 in the Sierra Valley League opener Wednesday. Br ...

Lincoln tops Colfax 1-0 in hard-fought soccer matchup

COLFAX – Two teams that figure to be in the thick of this season’s Pioneer Valley League soccer chase battled here Monday afternoon in a classic defensive struggle that took a ...

Freedom of speech on I-80

My wife and I were driving east on I-80 in the three-lane section near Rocklin when a giant SUV pulled up next to our driver’s side door. The driver beeped his horn to catch ou ...

Noon Hour Update: Climbing in the Auburn Quarry; Colfax man shot and Auburn City Council

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we’ ...

Week 4: Bear River, Foresthill, Del Oro football previews

Bear River will be without its starting quarterback Friday. Senior Dillon Smith suffered a dislocated shoulder to his non-throwing arm during last week’s victory over Highla ...

Colfax soccer player suffers concussion at Nevada Union

Colfax goalkeeper Lukas Christenson suffered a concussion Tuesday at Nevada Union while attempting to make a save. Falcons boys soccer coach Jim Logan said Christenson, who was ki ...

Obama a poor excuse of a man

I keep reading about how much people hate Walmart. I’m no fan of Walmart or Walmart trucks crowding our Interstate 80 and there is nothing I or anybody can do about them settling ...

Honoring Nickerson

The field at Colfax High School was the scene of a community in mourning this weekend, as the Colfax Jr. Falcons honored 12-year-old fallen team member Tyler Nickerson, who died tr ...

Summer festival is appreciated

A big thank you to the Colfax Baptist Church for their Summer Festival held Saturday, Aug. 11. This annual event is open to the entire community and provides school supplies and cl ...

Writer angry over salary

As I was watching the news a couple days ago, I saw and heard that a school superintendent got hired and was to get over half-a-million dollars, plus perks, a year. About 10 minu ...

Noon Hour Update: Pot garden cut down near Colfax; election scams; Walmart site protest and a new RV park

Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what we&rsquo ...