Scott Liske

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 ...

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 ...