Mike Lynch

It takes money to run our parks

Mr. Gordon Frazier can stay outraged at the increase in park fees (Reader Input, Aug. 23), wow a whole $5. Then again, he could sit outside the closed gates to some of the parks a ...

Park fee anger misdirected

RE: Gordon Frazier’s letter: “Keep parks fees as they were,” (Journal, Aug. 23). Gordon: You are misinformed concerning superintendent Mike Lynch’s authority to raise park ...

Keep park fees as they were

In regards to the Aug. 13 Journal story, “Some Auburn State Recreation parking will jump to $10 next week.” I’m outraged at the acting superintendent, Mike Lynch, of the A ...

Use ‘light’ on newly restored river stretch

Suppose you open a new stretch of river to boaters and nobody comes? After another year of light use, people are asking whether the American River in the canyon below Auburn has a ...

Some Auburn State Recreation Area parking will jump to $10 next week

The Auburn State Recreation Area’s wild and scenic canyon experience is getting pricier. New pay-to-park fees of up to $10 are due for a soft launch this September at choice tra ...

City resolves to ask state parks to enforce nudity laws

The Auburn City Council resolved to send a message to state parks officials regarding their enforcement of lewd acts along the American River. Councilman Kevin Hanley presented a ...

Historical foundation works to preserve the past

When an ambitious plan to produce a DVD on the history of the Western States Trail needed seed money, the Placer County Historical Foundation was there to help. In the 1970s, when ...