Oregon

Is a transient tax worth the effort?

The latest version of the short-term rental ordinance is still waiting for a second reading in front of the Auburn City Council, but some are asking whether a transient tax could h ...

Abandoned in 1949, sisters find each other

Returning to her Cloverdale, Ore., home after going out for shopping and dinner, Ann Bodyfelt spotted the red light on her phone’s answering machine. The message it was sig ...

Reader Input: Build speedy aqueduct pronto

Brief and to-the-point memo to Gov. Jerry Brown: How about a high-speed aqueduct down from the states of Washington and Oregon to California instead of the high-speed train? A real ...

Oakmont's Holmes finishes a busy month of football camp-hopping

When Oakmont High School senior Justin Holmes was featured in the June 6 edition of the Press Tribune, he was about to spend the next three weeks hopping from football camp to foot ...

Local football recruits in search of an offer they can’t refuse

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories the Press Tribune plans to publish throughout the summer on the college recruiting process. In today’s Press Tri ...

Our View: What would you do if someone started shooting?

The week has tragically been marred by the fatal outcomes of two public shootings. One at a shopping mall in Oregon killed two and the other at an elementary school in Connecticu ...

UPDATE 12/12 4:20 P.M.: Police: Oregon mall shooter used stolen rifle

UPDATE 12/12 4:20 P.M.: PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gunfire rang out in the mall food court, instantly transforming a casual afternoon of holiday shopping into a nightmare. Th ...

Hunting wild turkeys on private property may require a trade, but it's worth it

Oh, where to hunt, where to hunt. That’s a popular refrain from many hunters hoping to pursue one of the state’s permanent residents, the wild turkey.The season opens t ...

Body found below Foresthill Bridge identified

Auburn, CA - The Placer County Sheriff’s Coroner’s Office has identified the man found in the American River Tuesday morning as Peter Matthew Wynters, 30, from Newport, Ore. A ...

Local medical care excellent

I live in Auburn and in this past year I was diagnosed with pancreatitis. I had no insurance and no family doctor. When the pain and nausea became unbearable I made at least a doze ...

Fishing restrictions are in place on Klamath River

It used to be that some of the hottest salmon fishing in the fall occurred on the Klamath River. Campgrounds were packed, and the mouth of the Klamath literally was a sea of boats. ...

Last summer holiday weekend: A real hurrah, fish for free

It used to be that schools fired up after Labor Day weekend. That allowed families to have a full getaway weekend for the holiday.Although it’s still a three-day weekend for ...

Help California move forward

Recently Gov. (Jerry) Brown extended the moratorium on gold (suction) dredging in the state of California until 2014. This adds up to five years of not dredging in this state. Gov. ...

Fed sets final season dates for offshore salmon fishery

All fishing in offshore waters is totally controlled by the federal government, specifically, the Pacific Fisheries Management Council. This agency sets, for example, the season da ...

Streetscape so far does not impress

Every time I navigate through our new “Streetscape,” a revised version of the Christmas carol runs through my head: “It’s beginning to look a lot like Roseville!” Durin ...