Mount Everest

Roseville woman is on the rollercoaster and climbing again

Rick Hitch had goals. Loretta Hitch plans to fulfill them. Hitch collapsed and died May 1, 2011, on Mount Everest. His death, while climbing his last of the Seven Summits, came se ...

Hitch was more than just a climber

Rick Hitch wasn’t just a mountain climber. That’s evident from the “Wall of Fame” in the Hitches’ home in Roseville.On this wall are dozens of team soccer and softball pi ...

Senior’s project will be an uphill climb

Small in stature, big in ambition, would be a good way to describe Erika Steppig. Steppig is a senior at Placer High School and for her senior project — a special yearlong proced ...

‘Endurance’ moniker is so parochial

Could we please stop all this silliness about the so-called, “Endurance Capital of the World.” The inflated title may be acceptable if rectified perhaps to, “Auburn, the En ...