Colfax

Large marijuana garden cut down near Colfax

A marijuana garden, containing 16,721 plants, was cut down by Placer County Sheriff's Office detectives Wednesday northeast of Colfax.  The illegal grow was discovered by dete ...

Disability claims boost fire cost

I just read in the Auburn Journal it cost the taxpayers $11 million to stop the (Robbers) fire (“Cal Fire’s Robbers Fire bill rises to $11.9 million,” Journal, Ju ...

Firefighters did amazing job

To all the firefighters: Thank you, thank you, thank you. To have contained that Robbers Fire in those steep canyons with no more losses than were suffered was amazing. All of Pl ...

Taller railing won?t have much impact

When reading the Auburn Journal on July 8, I was interested to know that they were replacing the old four- and one-half-foot railing lining the edge of the Foresthill Bridge, for a ...

Fire near Foresthill grows to 2,400 acres, 30 percent contained

UPDATE 7:40 P.M. July 15 - The Robbers Fire grew to 2,400 acres by Sunday evening - up from 2,250 earlier in the day - but firefighters were able to contain 30 percent of it. The ...

Robbers Fire expands to 2,250 acres burned

UPDATE 12:00 P.M. July 15 - The Robbers Fire grew to 2,250 acres overnight Saturday and was 20 percent contained as of Sunday morning. The fire started Wednesday afternoon at Shirt ...

Foresthill evacuees remain hopeful

Although the Robbers Fire has continued to scorch forest land between Foresthill and Colfax, residents of Foresthill and the surrounding area seem to be keeping calm. The small tow ...

Smoke from Robbers Fire invades Auburn area

Auburn residents awoke to smoky conditions after the Robbers Fire burned all night Wednesday consuming more than 700 acres by Thursday evening. The Robbers Fire started around 3:24 ...

Sutter Auburn Faith cares

Recently our father Bob Montague was hospitalized at Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital prior to his passing. The nurses and other caregivers were very sensitive and gentle with him, as ...

200-acre fire burns between Foresthill and Colfax

  More than 250 firefighters were working into Wednesday night against the threat of increasing winds to stop the spread of the Robbers Fire. The fire erupted in steep canyon ...