Scott Liske

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 ...

Recreation area looking for help

Revenues are up at Auburn State Recreation Area this year, but seasonal hiring will remain steady. The park started accepting applications for seasonal park aide positions last we ...

Auburn cyclist credits helmet in surviving bone-crunching canyon fall

AUBURN CA - It’s about the most valuable few dollars Rex Maynard ever spent. A thin layer of solid plastic bolstered by a plastic-foam cushion and strapped snugly on his hea ...

Thanks — strap on your helmet

Rex Maynard and Becky Morris want to publically express our hearty thanks and deepest appreciation (“Mountain biker flown out of canyon,” Journal, Aug. 20) first to Jon ...

Robbers Fire spares most of state recreation area

The Robber?s Fire may have claimed 2,650 acres so far, but most of the Auburn State Recreation Area has been spared from its path of destruction, according to Supervising Ranger Sc ...

Dirt bike riders catch air at Mammoth Bar OHV Park

Fun outdoor pastime or complete obsession? For Jeff Barbarick, owner of Auburn Extreme Power Sports, it’s the latter. “I spend as much of my free time as possible ridin ...

Suicide jump off Foresthill Bridge near Auburn

A man was killed in an apparent suicide jump Wednesday off the Foresthill Bridge, near Auburn.   The man parked his car near the bridge, walked out near the middle of the sp ...