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Hiker discovers corpse in American River canyon near Auburn

The Placer County Coroner’s Office was attempting to determine Wednesday what caused the death of a Nevada City man whose body was found by a hiker in the American River cany ...

Hiker who died in American River canyon ID’d

A 59-year-old American River canyon hiker who died Sunday has been identified. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that Richard Bell of Roseville died of coronar ...

Man dies during American River canyon hike

A 59-year-old Roseville man died Sunday after collapsing on a hike in the American River canyon. The man had complained of tightness in his chest at the Highway 49 bridge before g ...

Mountain lion that stalked Colfax hiker was healthy, had food in belly

A postmortem examination of a female mountain lion killed after stalking a hiker on the Stevens Trail near Colfax indicates the animal was healthy, not hunting for food for cubs an ...

Body found off Auburn trail was of skateboarder who took his own life

  A hiker on a public trail near Auburn’s Railhead Park made the grisly discovery of a body of a  man who authorities say likely committed suicide. Auburn Police ...

Highway Patrol helicopter offered assist to hiker stalked by mountain lion

    A California Highway Patrol helicopter played a key role from the air in protecting a hiker being stalked by a mountain lion on a trail near Colfax. And a state Fi ...

Mountain lion should sue hiker

Three cheers for Donna (McCloskey)’s comments on the hiker (“Hiker at fault in lion attack,” Reader Input, July 8).This is a microcosm of our society today. The h ...

Hiker at fault in lion attack

I do think it’s a shame that the 63-year-old hiker was attacked by a mountain lion (“Hiker attacked by mountain lion near Nevada City,” Journal, July 3), but, I m ...