helicopter

If sheriff’s helo OK’d, question remains how to pay for it

Toking through the notebook while wondering if the state legislature’s sudden warmth for legalizing pot — because it could annually raise $1 billion in tax revenue — might gi ...

Placer cutting $millions but more savings sought

With Placer County supervisors’ approval of several cost-cutting measures to help stave off a projected $18.6 million deficit, the panel’s chairman said challenges still lie ah ...

Helicopter decision remains in midair after county supervisors talk budget

Faced with the loss of funds to purchase a new helicopter, Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner wound up with enough time to fly away and make the proposal on another day. The Placer C ...

Cuts could chop Placer County Sheriff’s new helicopter

Grounding the Sheriff’s Department new helicopter, further depleting reserves, and tightening take-home-vehicle policies for law enforcement are among the new options on the tabl ...

Man dies on Western States Trail near Auburn

A sunny afternoon trek Friday on the Western States Trail just outside Auburn turned into a grim – and ultimately unsuccessful – battle to save a man’s life after he suffered ...
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