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No bailout for Placer livestock owners in hay, feed price rise

AUBURN CA - The high cost of feed is creating sticker shock for some Placer County horse owners. Now there are fears that higher prices for hay and corn will result in neglect of h ...

Take a hike for winter fitness fix

Hiking is a great way to stay active through the winter months. We have seemingly limitless possibilities out our Auburn backyard. Generally speaking, the key to fitness is consist ...

Gas prices take a leap in Auburn, California

For gas customers like Alta’s Gus Gustafson this month’s spike in the price at the pump isn’t just about paying more to fill up his Jeep Cherokee. Gustafson, a rural Placer ...

Rim shot: Father-son duo cap Grand Canyon venture in style

Editor’s note: The following are the second in a two-part series of excerpts from blog entries by Cool’s “Yukon” Jack Kennedy, who hiked the Grand Canyon earlier this year ...

A Grand Canyon adventure

Editor’s note: The following are excerpts from blog entries by Cool’s Jack Kennedy, who hiked the Grand Canyon earlier this year with his son Tom. The conclusion of Kennedy’s ...