Roy Mikkelsen

A time-honored walk along Auburn Ravine

We all know that Claude Chana discovered gold in Auburn Ravine Creek in 1848, but few of us pause to think much about the stream that gave birth to the city of Auburn. Part of the ...

All those years ago ... from the pages of the Auburn Journal, Jan. 30 and Feb. 6, 1964

All top brass have clean hands … eager beaver painter blamed for post office curb snafu The United States launched a big satellite yesterday – but the biggest news i ...

Auburn’s Top 5 anniversaries for 2013

  With the dawning of a new year, Auburn will be marking several noteworthy anniversaries. Here are the Top 5, and several events deserving of honorable mentions: 1. &n ...

Our View: Winter Games offer cause for celebration

Although the 2010 Winter Olympic Games are in Vancouver, there’s plenty to celebrate locally. Olympic athletes and coaches with Auburn and Placer County ties are excelling in Th ...

Local Olympics stories shine

It is so wonderful to see all the response regarding the Squaw Valley Olympics to our local people. It has been especially interesting to my husband who doesn’t get out anymore ...

2009 a great year for anniversaries

Get out the party hats and blow the cobwebs off the history books. Auburn is set to celebrate several anniversaries in 2009 – from a wacky ski jump in Berkeley 75 years ago, to t ...