Ralph Roper

All Those Years Ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Dec. 3 and 10, 1964

Christmas tree detective work The United States Forest Service confiscated some 485 Christmas trees which had allegedly been cut illegally in the Pilot Creek area of the Eldorado ...

Harvey Roper remembered for community service

Community and business leader Harvey Roper will be remembered Sunday with a celebration of his life in Auburn. Roper, 58, died Friday during a bow-hunting trip to Idaho. The cele ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Aug. 27 and Sept. 3, 1964

Heroic war record revealed in aftermath of hit-run case Twenty years ago this month, Roy Samuel Tillman, then a combat-hardened Army infantryman, lost two fingers and was shot in ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Feb. 13 and 20, 1964

Traffic cloggers on Lincoln Way will be cited Police Chief Herschel Young announced this week that he has instructed his officers to give traffic citations to owners of cars who ...

All those years ago ... May 23, 1963

From the pages of the Auburn Journal, May 23, 1963 Take no guff, Scott tells deputies Sheriff declares open warfare on roughnecks at Folsom Lake Sheriff William A. Scott yeste ...

Reader Input: These men keep city’s rates low

I keep hearing about sewer issues in this campaign season. I pay only $726 in the City of Auburn. My son has to pay $980 a year in the county. Auburn’s sewer treatment plan ...

Owners retire, close Cabin Fever

After eight years in Downtown Auburn, Cabin Fever Quilt Shoppe is scheduled to close Sunday. Owners Don and Patti Henderson have decided to retire. “After more than 40 years of ...

Auburn icon never misses a good parade

If there is such a thing as an Auburn icon, Ralph Roper fits the bill. Husband, father, successful businessman, civic leader, community volunteer, 57-year Auburn resident, and just ...