fire district

Fire stations battle budget woes

Editor’s note: Through interviews with Auburn-area fire officials, the Journal has assembled a broad swath of information to provide a snapshot of the resources and challenge ...

Newcastle firefighters return to station

NEWCASTLE – The Newcastle firefighters’ 19-month stay in a camper trailer ended on Friday. A temporary, $300 fix on the Newcastle Fire Protection District fire station ...

Reader Input: Time to unite into single fire district

Last year, around this time and after the elections, I wrote a letter to the editor. I suggested that a regional fire district was the best and most cost-efficient way to provide q ...

Public services do not fall from sky

I voted for Measure E, prepared to pay $40 a year for our continued safety. Amazingly, 60 percent of our district voted to keep the equivalent of a few visits to a coffee shop in t ...