North Fork

Assured flows keep American River whitewater rafting afloat in drought

Assured flows from upstream reservoirs are providing the promise of an active rafting season for American River whitewater outfitters – even in the face of a fourth year of d ...

Cell phone app lights way to Auburn canyon rescue

In what is being considered a first for an Auburn State Recreation Area rescue, a cell phone’s flashlight app was used to help stranded hikers guide searchers. The app-aided ...

Reader Input: Efforts go on to save Clementine

Save Clementine American River Recreation (SCARR) would like to thank all in the community who are supporting our efforts to protect Lake Clementine Dam from the hydroelectric proj ...

Costs put Lake Clementine power plant development plan on hold

Plans to develop a hydroelectric project at Lake Clementine are on hold, according to a Kruger Energy spokesman. The Canadian energy company has been working through the Federal E ...

Auburn Recreation District mulls Lake Clementine power plant opposition

The Auburn Recreation District will weigh the pros and cons of opposing a hydroelectric plant proposed by a Canadian company for Lake Clementine at the North Fork Dam. The idea of ...

Lake Clementine power plant opposition to be discussed

With a Canadian energy company’s plans to build a hydroelectric generation plant at Lake Clementine moving forward, opponents are organizing to stop it. An ad hoc group of f ...

Army Corps inspecting North Fork Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is making what is being described as a routine inspection this week of the North Fork Dam, near Auburn. That will mean no water coming over the to ...

New bridge to cross Canyon Creek near Auburn

A tricky, water crossing over Canyon Creek along the Western States Trail near Auburn will soon be spanned by a bridge. The 34-foot-long bridge is being built at the bottom of a w ...

Questions surfacing on Lake Clementine hydro project

Questions are being raised by several Auburn-area residents about a proposal to build a hydroelectric generation facility at the North Fork Dam at Lake Clementine. Speakers at a p ...

Reader Input: State charging fees for federal access

A year ago signs were erected halfway down Iowa Hill Road notifying patrons on the North Fork of the American River in Colfax that a fee was being charged for day use. I began park ...