Scott Liske

Sierra snow meltdown approaches its full force

With temperatures in the Sierra rising into the 80s, an unusually late mountain-snowcap meltdown is causing downstream flows to rise rapidly. For Steve Jones, Placer County Water ...

Council calls for $2.7 million recreation area funding

The Auburn City Council wants to make sure the Auburn State Recreation Area gets the $2.7 million in funding it needs. This week the City Council unanimously approved sending a le ...

Proper etiquette needed for pooches on trails

Local trails can be a place to connect with nature but have also been the site of conflicts when animals and humans sometimes get too close. Frequent trail rider Luanne Thomas and ...

Citrus Heights man escapes drowning

A Citrus Heights man who jumped into the American?River to cool off was carried downstream in the cold, swift current, but eventually reached shore safely Saturday. “He was very ...

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 ...