David Mackenroth

High fire danger threatens school

School officials and community organizers are working together to improve the safety of one Newcastle elementary school as the danger of fire looms. Though school is not in sessi ...

Newcastle to celebrate sesquicentennial anniversary

The foothill town of Newcastle will be celebrating its sesquicentennial anniversary during a community celebration day that will honor 150 years of local history. The May 18 event ...

Volunteers concerned about fire hazard at Newcastle Elementary

Nine volunteers loaned a hand, and in some cases a tractor or chainsaw, to clear a field of brush on Saturday surrounding Newcastle Elementary School, but they met resistance from ...

Reader Input: An attempt to ‘gut’ Measure B

Anyone who has taken time to review the existing feasibility studies of two Newcastle building sites at the request of the Newcastle Fire District Board by MFDB Architects, Inc., w ...

Drumroll: Count Dan Luper in for Auburn’s city council race

Preparing the notebook for shipment to Oslo while contemplating that perhaps the self-esteem movement has gone a bit too far. After all, isn’t it somewhat extreme that the lates ...