Knight Wagner

Fire protection not what it should be

On Dec. 14 I read on the front page of the Auburn Journal about another house that was destroyed by fire. When are we going to wake up to the fact that we have no or next to no fi ...

Where’s your spirit of giving?

In response to Knight Wagner of Colfax (“Volunteers on ego trip,” Reader Input, Nov. 28), I implore you, Mr. Wagner, to give volunteering a try. I’ve heard that smiling, both ...

Tevis a test of real athletes

Regarding last week’s letter titled “Perhaps horses are getting lazy,” (Reader Input, Oct. 13). Really, you can’t be serious. Of course a horse can walk in the snow. Did it ...

Behind the Signature: Knight Wagner

A visit with the Journal’s frequent letter contributors. Knight Wagner Lives in: Auburn, 18 years, with his wife, Bette, whom he married in 1963. Wagner lived in Iowa until he e ...

Reader’s remarks insult

In response to the letter dated Sept. 12 (“Firefighters ineffective”), I want to let Mr . (Knight) Wagner know that I also served my country honorably for three years and eight ...

Firefighters ineffective

Do your job! It’s not my place to tell a fireman how to put out a fire but I wish someone would. It never ceases to amaze me how fires are not put out anymore. I know the firemen ...

Take 2-wheeler in for a spin

After much thought, I think I have it all figured out how to solve the problem of roads clogged by bicycles in the foothills. The bicycles are driving the locals crazy in the area ...

Who’s getting our tax money?

I’ve been hearing on the news stations that since our state’s financial situation is in dire condition, the police chiefs must lay off some of our police officers. Does this me ...

Public safety no place to pinch pennies

Unlike Mr. (Knight) Wagner of Colfax (Reader Input, June 8), I live in the Newcastle Fire District service area and will be paying an additional $175 if the proposed legislation is ...

Fire response is overly ambitious

On June 6, I read in the Journal that the Newcastle Fire Department went on 512 calls in one year. If that’s the case, why do they need a place to sleep? They’re in the truck ...

Food for thought

Did you ever wonder what a draft-dodger might be thinking as he lays a wreath on the grave of a fallen soldier? Knight Wagner, Colfax

So who would portray the ding-a-ling?

What I don’t understand is why isn’t Hollywood making the Roseville Galleria fire into a movie? It’s unbelievable! A ding-a-ling with a match, a cop that doesn’t want to we ...

Wanted: More money counters

Have you ever seen an article written or maybe a list of places where you can possibly get an easy job? I have a place you could apply. It’s counting all the money that has been ...

What happened to 49 Fire photo?

What happened to that picture of the PG&E transformer that was on fire or shooting sparks onto the dry grass along Highway 49? I and others can’t believe they are looking for an ...

Expensive gas, rents hurting Colfax

What’s up? Do our city leaders in Colfax want Colfax to be the same size as Iowa Hill? We’ll soon be down to no restaurants Gas prices are so high in Colfax even the tourists ...