Nature Noir

Reader Input: Land should remain free

I find it impossible to believe that the Auburn State Recreation Area (ASRA) the very organization that started charging ten dollars a day to park on state HWY 49 because it needed ...

Media Life: Auburn filmmaker scores with real-life ‘Harry Potter’ quidditch movie

Eric F. Martin grew up in Auburn during the height of Harry Pottermania. So when fellow filmmaker Farzad Sangari came to him in 2013 with hundreds of hours of footage on the real- ...

Books, writing and publishers

I’m writing this last Thursday morning, the day of the final event of Auburn’s One Book One Community. So Jordan Fisher Smith’s Nature Noir is still on my mind, a ...

Auburn murder mystery, dam politics revisited in community effort

  A murder mystery, tale of political intrigue and a nature book, “Nature Noir” is getting a closer look in the community it is set in. “Nature Noir,&rdquo ...

Reminiscing on the river

Mike Lynch casts a longing look at an empty paved parking lot. The asphalt is a bold black contrasted by the white-stripped parking lines that look untouched. There is a small, n ...