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Another View: Regional plan best way to address wastewater options

Placer County expects to have a comprehensive regional plan in place soon to bring its North Auburn wastewater treatment system into compliance with federal and state standards wit ...

Another View: Fuel tanker fire tests character

Last week’s propane fire (in Lincoln) was both an emergency that easily could have turned into a disaster, and a major test of our community’s character. We all breathed sighs ...

Our View: Conserve, prepare for the worst

Fire and water have at different times put fear into foothill residents. The fear of a devastating summer wildfire is a constant thought on many residents’ minds. The loss of wa ...

Falling tree, heavy snow cause problems

Friday afternoon Alta resident Bev Zan Arkel was surprised to see her own backyard. “It looks like a war zone,” Zan Arkel said. The longtime foothills resident said she went ...

Our View: Community lights up for the holidays

One of the first signs that the holidays are here – besides the display of Christmas decorations for sale in some stores as early as October – are lights. Typically over the ...

Lingering 49 Fire questions spark private investigation, possible lawsuit

Frustrated by what they consider an inconclusive probe, some victims of the 49 Fire are looking for answers outside the Cal Fire investigation. A group of them met Wednesday with a ...