Community Portrait

Reader Input: Dawley swings a mean broom

I would like to thank Michael Kirby and the Auburn Journal for my 5-1/2 minutes of fame for their Community Portrait of me published Nov. 16. I have talked to a number of people co ...

COMMUNITY PORTRAIT: Dawley ‘luvs’ her truck, Dalmatians, banana bread and Auburn

  Sally Palmer Dawley wasn’t raised in Auburn but since she moved here in 1992 she has lovingly called Auburn home.    Perhaps you might recognize ...

Kirby features profile winners

Thanks to Michael Kirby for another well-written Community Portrait (Journal, April 8). He always seems to find people in the community who are quietly making a positive differenc ...

Bluebird story brings happiness

The catchy headline (In bluebird circles, he’s a major housing developer) along with the colorful photo of a gentleman in front of a number of birdhouses, made me want to read th ...

Coach Foley inspires family

I very much appreciated the Community Portrait featuring Rick Foley, written by your staff member Michael Kirby (Journal, March 26). I concur with Mr. Kirby’s assessment of Coac ...

Community Portrait: Serving ice cream a real treat for truck driver

Travis Thomsen probably has the best job in the world. Remember when you were a child and the sound of the ice cream man coming down your street made that summer day just that mu ...

Molloy keeps a stable of rare and frisky Vincents

There it is — a 1952 Vincent Touring Rapide leaning against a telephone pole on Main Street in downtown Colfax on a recent Saturday morning. Looking like something out of a movie ...

Community Portrait: He was stoked to cross finish line at alma mater

Editor’s note: For the first time in history, the Western States Endurance Run is canceled. This feature was written before Wednesday’s announcement. The Western States 100 En ...

Community Portrait - She's enjoyed 21 years in bail bond business

Innocent or guilty, spending time in jail until court dates are attended is not fun. Priority one is being released. Melissa Zimmerman of Frank Calabretta's Bail House is the cal ...