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Lowell Fire concerns mix with hope in Dutch Flat area

An army of more than 1,400 firefighters had battled the Lowell Fire to a potential standstill Monday in Nevada County, giving the residents of Gold Rush town Dutch Flat in Placer C ...

Another View: A Foresthill summer divided

Life has carried me far away from my small-town roots. Having navigated a good portion of my 20s in San Francisco, a spark of urban interest ignited a fire inside me that has never ...

Longtime barber cuts out of Newcastle

For nearly four decades, Paul the Barber has had a shop in Downtown Newcastle, until he sold his home, closed his doors and pulled up stakes for Chico. Now, his single-chair Main ...

Water pipeline leaking in Colfax

Gearhart Lane, off North Main Street, is closed as Placer County Water Agency crews investigate the cause of a leaking water main. Water service was cut off Friday afternoon to hom ...

Questions remain regarding community's plaque cache

For more than a year, we have been reporting the story behind the numerous plaques found around Colfax. The search began, first, to determine the total number and then, what tales ...