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Auburn canyon no wilderness

As a water resources engineer and former Auburn resident married to a third-generation Auburn native, I had to chuckle at the sub-header on the article regarding the funding pact f ...

Placer County supes oppose Garden Bar dam on Bear River

Placer County supervisors have added their clout to opposition against a possible Garden Bar dam in the Bear River canyon north of Auburn. The board voted unanimously Tuesday to s ...

Nevada Irrigation District studying alternatives to Garden Bar dam

Nevada Irrigation District is looking at alternatives to a possible Bear River dam being seriously considered by the South Sutter Water District. With continuing concerns being vo ...

Placer Fish & Game panel asking supes to join Garden Bar dam opposition

Placer County’s Fish & Game Commission is adding its voice in opposition to a dam on the Bear River north of Auburn. And it wants the Board of Supervisor to oppose the project t ...

Backers up Garden Bar dam ante, raising new concerns

A new study showing a potentially even larger dam than originally envisioned on the Bear River near Auburn is creating a new round of concerns from land preservation groups. Both ...

McClintock, kindly keep out of way

Tom McClintock’s response to President (Barack) Obama’s State of the Union address is exactly why he does not speak for me as he apparently does for Kathy Twisselmann (Reader I ...

Auburn dam an absurd idea

Re: “Could dam plan be back?” (Journal, Dec. 2). It is absurd that Auburn is even thinking of getting a dam. It cost $6- to $10 billion. The government is wondering why they a ...

Amid water grab fears, South Sutter cautions dam on Bear River still a concept

A $300 million dam on the Bear River near Auburn with a quarter the water storage of Folsom Lake is being seen as a potential answer to future water supply uncertainty for the smal ...

Water agency pump station slated for May 1 dedication

May 1 is the target date for dedication of the new Placer County Water Agency pump station. The pump station, part of a $75 million project that includes restoration of the Americ ...