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Prudish outlook is out of place

In response to your editorial comment “River run should focus on the rapids, not the nudity” (Our View, June 24), I am an Auburn Journal subscriber but have not realize ...

Newly opened river stretch blends natural, manmade thrills

The historic Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge serves as a reminder of the rich history of the Auburn area shortly after the rafts hit the water just past the confluence of the Nor ...

Long journeys worth it for Armstrong, Greenwood

Even in Christchurch, New Zealand, Vajin Armstrong heard the legends and read the stories about the birthplace of ultrarunning. He visited on Saturday, but he wasn’t just an idle ...

All AR 50 trails lead to Auburn

Scott Smith is using Saturday’s American River 50-mile Endurance Run to ramp up his preparation for his first attempt at Western States in June. West Bourgalt is looking to qual ...

Bear River blanks River Valley

LAKE OF THE PINES - The Bear River High football team proved again why its defense is statistically near the top of the Sac-Joaquin Section Friday night. The Bruins held River Val ...

Keep tabs on river levels

I find it very interesting that so much water is going downstream (Journal, June 8). I like to raft, my entire family does, and I’ve been down the middle fork and tunnel chute. ...

Festival gives chance to celebrate ‘heartbeat’ of community

Residents have a chance this weekend to celebrate the thing that gives Auburn life and recreation. The 20th anniversary of the American River Confluence Festival begins Saturday n ...

Mackey motors on the trail

Dave Mackey isn’t sure if the Western States Endurance Run will be on his schedule this summer. After the veteran runner outlasted a host of talented, younger competitors at Satu ...

Exploring new whitewater

Michael Juarez relishes in the thrill of exploring uncharted territory. With just the hard shell of his kayak standing between him and the elements, Juarez, who owns Whitewater Ph ...

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 ...