Dave Neher

No new leads with alleged gun sighting near Placer High

Police are still investigating an alleged gun sighting that led to a more than hour-long lockdown at Placer High School Tuesday afternoon. Slightly before 2 p.m. Tuesday a student ...

Wells Fargo 911 call a misdial

There may have been some commotion in Downtown Auburn Wednesday morning as Auburn Police officers responded to a 911 call at Wells Fargo at Lincoln Way and High Street. According ...

Is local teen prescription drug abuse a problem?

Community officials had varying opinions about whether or not the community is facing a large teenage prescription drug abuse problem, and one Auburn teen said prescription drugs w ...

Our View: Cyber taunting nothing to LOL about

The common saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” isn’t so true anymore. Before computers and social networking were commonplace, heari ...

Pot no stranger to some at Placer High

Marijuana use is up nationally, and several Auburn teens said smoking the drug is a fairly common occurrence for high-schoolers. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse ...

12-year-old returns after being missing for 16 days

A 12-year-old girl who went missing Dec. 2 has returned. Haley Yvonne Almond’s foster mother reported her missing, and police believed she was with her biological mother, Destin ...

Cyberbullying thrives through today’s technology

Bullying has taken on a new form since the explosion in popularity of texting, smart phones and social networking websites like Facebook, Myspace and Formspring. Auburn students r ...

12-year-old Auburn girl missing

Editor's Note: The Auburn Police Department released the information about Haley Yvonne Almond Wednesday, and our story went online Wednesday afternoon. It is also in Thursday's ed ...