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Placer County panel hears debate on allowing bear hunt with hounds

Could Placer County supervisors have sign-off powers allowing hunting bears with hounds? That’s the proposal now percolating in committee in Sacramento in a bid to overturn ...

Auburn ‘skunk man’ finds sweet smell of success with handmade trap

When Auburn’s Steve Koltvet and his neighbors catch the scent of skunk wafting unpleasantly through the air, they turn for relief to a watertight box he hand-built with a wir ...

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 ...