Dutch Flat

Cowboy poet remembered by Dutch Flat community

Every time Jessica Lee sees the post office in Dutch Flat these days, she's reminded of the loss of a friend. Until recently, Herbert Thomas Schotz, known by people in the Dutch F ...

Human remains found over Nevada County line

Nevada County Sheriff's deputies are investigating human remains that were found just over the county line near Dutch Flat on Friday. Lieutenant Stephen Tripp with the Nevada Count ...

Chance meeting led to stellar law enforcement career

William “Bill” Scott was born at home near Scott’s Corner in Newcastle on Auburn Folsom Road in 1924, the second of four children. The familiar landmark was named after his ...

Not OK with molestation

What the hell is wrong with this world today and why aren’t more people willing to change it — the Catholic Pope stating that child molestation and pornography were “OK” an ...

Mad as hell at hospital

With regard to the closing of the Auburn Faith Family Birthing Center, I have to agree with most of what that person wrote in last Friday’s Reader Input (Peter Newman, “Let us ...

What a Trump card!

Finally a president that got something accomplished. For the first time I am proud of the leader of my country. Despite all of the bickering and finger-pointing, (Barack) Obama st ...

Vick can forget dog ownership

It is truly confusing to me that there is even a discussion about whether or not Michael Vick should be allowed to own another dog. The Eagles’ coach may have thought giving Mr ...

Small-time crooks blasted

My son, unfortunately, lost his wallet at a Dutch Flat gas station on Jan 12. The person or people who found my son’s wallet (with driver’s license, union card, ATM card in it ...

Congress fails US citizenry

For years, national polls have shown that Congress has earned disapproval ratings near 70 percent, clearly a failing grade by any measure. Yet it has done nothing to improve this p ...

Dutch Flat shines as jewel on history tour

Until Sunday, Robert Zwick hadn’t been to Dutch Flat since he was a child. But Sunday’s Heritage Trail event spurred him to make the drive with his wife, Carmen from their Sac ...