North Auburn-Ophir Fire

Local fire district lays-off firefighters

Four firefighters were laid off in the Higgins Fire Protection District Wednesday and other Auburn-area departments say cutbacks may be on the horizon for them. The cuts come in ...

Measures don?t measure up to most voters

Semi-official election results indicate sweeping loss was a common theme among local measures. Measures A, D and E did not garner enough votes to pass, based on the most up-to- ...

Measure D outlook unclear

Voters in the North Auburn-Ophir area appear to have spoken, with early results indicating Measure D, a tax increase to further fund the area?s fire protection services may fail. ...

Local fire districts asking for increase in fees

With revenue from property tax continuing to plummet and the need for fire and emergency services remaining steady, two local fire departments are asking June voters to decide what ...