Sierra

Boating, fishing, camping: Memorial Day weekend approaches

Memorial Day weekend is approaching, when families enjoy three days to get away, camp, fish and have fun.Campgrounds near and far, from the refreshing salt air coastal regions up t ...

Another View: The plunder of Colfax

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom McClintock (R-Granite Bay), who lives in Elk Grove, made the following remarks Dec. 1 on the House floor. In the remarks the Congressman discus ...

Holiday weekend approaching; weather could be a factor

The high country was just beginning to really open up. The temperature was warming nicely. Snow was melting. Campground operators were scrambling to get their territories opened by ...

Millions of baby salmon already released from Nimbus Hatchery

A few thousand salmon find their way back to their home stomping grounds each year, the Nimbus Hatchery. When they return, it’s the end of their life cycle.To propagate future ge ...

Storm closes major highways

The calendar may say spring but it’s still winter in the Sierra Nevada. A potent storm that dropped more heavy snow in the Sierra caused headaches for mountain motorists over ...

Our View: Election industry doing just fine, thanks to District 4

What costs nearly $2 million, has taxpayers fuming and leaves much of the Sierra foothills without representation on the home court? No, it’s not the Sacramento Kings’ latest ...

Rendering offshore waters off limits to fishing is just wrong

Anglers who enjoy taking a boat ride in the open, blue water of the Pacific Ocean chomp at the bit each year for the regulations booklet that will define how they’ll be able ...

Plenty of white stuff brings an infusion of green to resort coffers

Record-breaking snowfall in the Sierra captivated an influx of snow-sport enthusiasts this holiday season, while boosting profits for ski resorts. Locals traveled to North and Sout ...

Auburn business owners offered free guidance at new SBDC branch

For the past few years, small businesses needing training and guidance could call on the Small Business Development Center at Sierra College’s Gateway campus in Roseville. Now t ...

What good did road story do?

In response to Tuesday’s article (Sept. 21) regarding chip-sealing on Shirland Tract Road, I question why the Auburn Journal would place this on the front page. It is beyond my ...

Motherlode hosts softball tournament

Motherlode Softball Club will host the second of two tournaments next month. The Spring Training Classic VII is slated for April 10-11 at Fair Oaks Park. Registration fee is $250 ...

Assemblyman issues a challenge.

Pete Dufour, left and student photographer Kaitlyn Miller both of Sierra Nevada Conservancy hold a live interview with State Assemblyman Ted Gaines at the American River Confluence ...

Auburn deserves a good sell

Build on the Auburn branding and they will come The Auburn international branding, the community cohesion of the modern sports walk of fame, the melding of Wild West history of Au ...

Save the Sierra vocational courses

I read, with tears in my eyes, how Sierra College wants to eliminate the agriculture, construction and automotive programs (Journal, Jan. 27). So what idiot(s) without any common ...

Sierra resorts get some substantial snow

Snow in the foothills means waist-deep fluffy white stuff in the Sierra. While Auburnites spent Monday sloshing around in the slush, mountain resorts at higher elevations took st ...