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Reader Input: Wondering why some folks deny

Les Polette, in his March 5 letter in the Auburn Journal, “Global warming fraudulent scam,” claims that “There is no evidence that CO2 emissions from fossil fuel ...

Placer lands Mammoth accolade, state snowboarding title

It’s fitting that the Placer High snowboarding team has never been bigger than when in Mammoth. The squad, represented by some of Auburn’s most talented multi-sport st ...

Peace Corps volunteer finds Cameroon a long way from Colfax

“Ashia Mami, How for sleep?” “No, fine. You want carry water?” I awake early to the conversation of women passing by my window while searching for water ...

Reader Input: Spoken like a true leftist

Mr. (Geary) Tiffany, why is it only the Republicans need to compromise (“Boehner lacks self-respect,” Reader Input, Feb. 27)? The Democrats never seem to need to. Cas ...

Colfax girls trounce Highlands in playoff basketball opener

COLFAX — The Highlands Scots’ girls basketball team came into Colfax Tuesday night intent on shutting down Falcon scoring leader Taylor Avila in the two teams’ Sa ...

SEASON IN BLOOM: Auburn-area basketball teams ready for the SJS playoffs

Of the 166 teams to earn an invitation to the Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs, only 12 will be shaking hands with the familiar blue hue of section banner glory. The top fe ...

Media Life: Vets gain tombstones at Weimar TB graveyard

The recent PBS TV “American Experience” documentary provided a jaw-dropping look at tuberculosis, a disease that was one of the big nightmares of past generations. Pla ...

D4 SJS Wrestling Championships Preview: Auburn-area grapplers look for advancement on the road to state

The Western Athletic Conference sent two teams to the final round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Dual wrestling finals this season, and should be the toast of Sacramento Friday an ...

Traumatic brain injury can’t lessen Colfax man’s resolve

Mark Anderson is a familiar face to shoppers at Colfax’s Mar-Val Sierra Market, packing groceries and helping carry bags out to their vehicles. Beyond that occasional friend ...

Placer first, Colfax third in final Central II snowboarding standings

State or bust. The boys and girls of Placer High have collected nine total advancements to the state snowboarding championships and escaped Thursday’s California-Nevada Ski ...