Scott Liske

Auburn-area trail etiquette means defensive hiking, biking

Late spring is trail time – usually not too hot or cold and absent of rain. It’s an opportunity for hikers, bikers, runners and equestrians to not only get outdoors bu ...

Tour of California bike race to pedal through Auburn, Cool

Monday will be a red-letter day for fans of competitive cycling when the Amgen Tour of California passes through Auburn and Cool. A total of 144 cyclists from 18 elite teams will ...

Jumper cat-and-mouse at Foresthill Bridge catwalk

With a full moon lighting the way down into the American River canyon from the catwalk of the Foresthill Bridge near Auburn, 10 parachute-outfitted jumpers readied for a 730-foot t ...

Volunteers take to popular riverside parkway

Fanned out across the banks of the confluence, volunteers took to the popular parkway Monday to hunt down trash left by the visitors who frequent the spot. The small, but effectiv ...

New Canyon Creek bridge construction moves ahead

Construction has started again on a new bridge on the Western States Trail spanning Canyon Creek near Auburn. The bridge is intended to provide a safer passage over the creek. Rai ...

Cell phone app lights way to Auburn canyon rescue

In what is being considered a first for an Auburn State Recreation Area rescue, a cell phone’s flashlight app was used to help stranded hikers guide searchers. The app-aided ...

Rain creates heightened Auburn crash conditions

Rain is back in the Auburn forecast, creating slick roads and challenges for drivers on winding, narrow stretches of blacktop. While the rain was far from heavy during the day in ...

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 ...