rescue

Hung up Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper rescued from tree branch

AUBURN CA - A Foresthill Bridge BASE jumper was rescued then arrested after a getting hung up Monday night on a tree branch near the end of his 730-foot plunge. A Pacific Gas & El ...

Down with pet stealers

“We didn’t steal ’em, we rescued ’em!” the pet thieves yell over their shoulders as they run off with someone’s beloved pet. Too lazy, too dull, and often too drugged t ...

Sixty feet is pretty high up

This is in response to the man who jumped off a 730-foot tall bridge and got stuck in a tree on the way down. Afterward, he is arrested (Journal, Oct. 20). I think this is ridiculo ...

Public shouldn’t pay for jumper’s ‘kicks’

“BASE jumper arrested after rescue,” (Journal, Oct. 14). Finally, a sensible solution to remedy the ever-increasing problem of foolish people who wish to put their lives in dan ...

Auburn wildlife organization attempts rescue of bald eagle at Folsom Lake

Local volunteers recently tried to rescue an injured bird from Folsom Lake. Kari Freidig and Bob Murray, with Auburn-based Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, responded to the peninsul ...

Rescued cat tale warms hearts

This letter is in regard to the heartwarming letter from Chris Conklin of Foresthill (Reader Input, Sept. 26) concerning the rescue of the Siamese kitten at the AM-PM gas station. ...

Pay for rescue? American River daredevil’s wild ride sparks questions

A man swept downstream at the confluence and rescued from a rock by a California Highway Patrol helicopter has an unforgettable story to tell his buddies. But a witness who says h ...

Auburn woman dies in attempt to save dog from drowning

A dangerous stretch of Bodega Bay shoreline has claimed the life of an Auburn woman who went into the ocean to save her pet pug from being swept out to sea. Cindy Becker-Watkins, ...

Miners’ rescue effort superb

I totally agree with the letters by Carol Wallgren and Elly Derr (Reader Input, Oct. 19). Kudos to everyone involved in the rescue of the miners in Chile. Working most of my life ...

Chilean miners inspire reader

Wasn’t it awesome to see the rescue of the 33 miners in Chile? Each one thanked God for their safety, and seemed to have a new appreciation for their families and friends after t ...