Scott Liske

New bridge to cross Canyon Creek near Auburn

A tricky, water crossing over Canyon Creek along the Western States Trail near Auburn will soon be spanned by a bridge. The 34-foot-long bridge is being built at the bottom of a w ...

Cave Valley near Auburn drawing climbers 7 days a week

COOL — Now open seven days a week, the Cave Valley Climbing area in the Auburn State Recreation Area is finding its niche among climbers. On Memorial Day, climbers who had w ...

User groups still at odds over bike park location

Auburn Recreation District directors and staff are working to find a way to keep cyclists and horseback riders safe if a bike park is built at Canyon View Park. ARD directors ...

American River confluence restroom project nears completion

The Auburn State Recreation Area near Auburn is not only striving to have the cleanest restrooms in the nation, but is also on track to have one of the newest. The new restroom, l ...

West Virginia Bridge Day sparks interest for mass Auburn BASE jump

Every third Saturday in October for the past 34 years, West Virginia’s New River Gorge Bridge has become the extreme sports world’s Mecca. This year, as well as 450 BA ...

Man dies during American River canyon hike

A 59-year-old Roseville man died Sunday after collapsing on a hike in the American River canyon. The man had complained of tightness in his chest at the Highway 49 bridge before g ...

American River invites fun and danger alike

Every year as the Auburn State Recreation Area starts ramping up for its busiest months, park rangers caution river-goers to respect nature’s unpredictability and avoid poten ...

Auburn murder mystery, dam politics revisited in community effort

  A murder mystery, tale of political intrigue and a nature book, “Nature Noir” is getting a closer look in the community it is set in. “Nature Noir,&rdquo ...

Powerboat dump discovered near Auburn being probed by State Parks

  State Parks investigators are looking for the owners of two motorboats dumped over a cliff along Foresthill Road and discovered over the weekend. The boats were spotted Sa ...

High-speed quad ride on Auburn trail ends in arrest

    It was an unusual, unwanted and, authorities said Monday, illegal four-wheeled visitor on trails reserved for non-motorized use. An off-road quad-runner bike with ...