jim ricker

History, environment the stars of Dutch Flat gathering

Ask North Fork American River Alliance president Jim Ricker whether his group is winning and he’ll likely tell you that they’re “holding their own.” The Du ...

Daredevil Mike Wilson's Giant Gap stunt shut down

AUBURN CA - A Squaw Valley daredevil looking for a new round of extreme viral video fame in the American River canyon has been shut down by authorities. Citing concern over safety ...

Sierra snowstorm buoys Placer tire chain, ski industry hopes

AUBURN CA - A year ago, Applegate chain seller Chris Brown was basking in a wintry season that produced record snow totals and a virtual avalanche of business. Brown, owner of App ...