Scott Liske

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 ...

Busy highways, recreation areas a signature of Memorial Day kickoff to summer

There?ll be more Californians on the road this Memorial Day, compared to last year, according to AAA. And the foothills ? particularly the Auburn State Recreation Area ? will get a ...

Auburn Journal Newsmakers: Scott Liske

  This week Auburn Journal Newsmakers caught up with Auburn State Recreation Area Supervising Ranger Scott Liske to talk about protecting your property, yourself and having a ...

AT&T says improved cell phone service could take some time

An Auburn resident expressed concerns about the lack of improvement in his cell phone reception after the recent construction of a cell phone tower near his home, while an AT&T rep ...