Scott Liske

Trail use issues create canyon concerns

Mounds of dirt crafted into berms and trees cut down to fashion jumps are two symptoms of a conflict in the Auburn State Recreation Area. Pedestrians, equestrians and mountain bi ...

$100K Grant funds work to lower fire risk

The local, state and federal government came together in Auburn Monday to work toward a safer American River Canyon. The California Conservation Corps is using a $100,000 grant t ...

Will Prop. 21 save Auburn recreation area?

California’s tight budget continues to place state parks in peril of cutbacks or closures. Proposition 21, the California State Parks Initiative on the November general election ...

Resident found dead on Auburn trail

An Auburn man died Tuesday afternoon on the Stagecoach Trailhead near Russell Road. A mountain biker found James Beaver, who turned 68 Tuesday, lying face down on the trail at 3:2 ...

Another View: A big thanks to Project Canyon Safe volunteers

I want to express my deep-felt gratitude to the 114 individuals who got up early last Saturday morning, worked hard all day, and made the brush and wood fuel clearing project at th ...

Rain won’t ruin weekend plans

Ugly weather won’t be bothering Auburnites this weekend. Although Auburn experienced a fair share of rain on Monday, the current storm is not expected to continue, said Drew Pet ...

State Parks needs to cut costs intelligently

Re Scott Liske’s reply to my “Keep parks fees as they were” letter Scott, thank you for appropriately directing my “outrage” to the State Parks (info@parks.ca.gov), sorry ...

Park fee anger misdirected

RE: Gordon Frazier’s letter: “Keep parks fees as they were,” (Journal, Aug. 23). Gordon: You are misinformed concerning superintendent Mike Lynch’s authority to raise park ...

Want to enjoy nature without having it bite back?

Grace Kamphefner remembers very vividly the first time she found a rattlesnake in her yard. She was hosting a birthday party for her then 8-year-old son and he and his guests wer ...

Man jumps from Foresthill Bridge

The body of a 29-year-old male was recovered at the bottom of the Foresthill Bridge Sunday. Several witnesses reportedly watched the man jump from the bridge at about 1:40 p.m. i ...

Fast, cold river flows after rain

While the sunny skies forecasted for this weekend may make locals forget about the week’s earlier rain showers, there are still swift-moving river waters that serve as a reminder ...

Accidental slip sends woman down American River

A woman who slipped and fell into the icy American River was rescued via helicopter Monday evening. At about 4:48 p.m., Cal Fire emergency crews received a call that a female, lat ...

Oh my darlin’ Clementine a treasure

Auburn cherishes its darling Clementine. Whether hiking, paddling, fishing, swimming, camping or all of the above are your thing, Lake Clementine is a little bit of outdoor-recreat ...
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