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Frazzled by King Fire smoke, Foresthill looking at biomass energy plant

Armed with funding from several sources, some Foresthill residents are moving forward with a feasibility study on a plant to create electricity from forest fuels. Now they’r ...

Report: Sierra Nevada at increasing risk

A report released by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in late September stresses the urgency of forest management to avoid future wild land fires. The lengthy study highlights the ne ...

Report: Sierra Nevada at increasing risk

A report released by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in late September stresses the urgency of forest management to avoid future wild land fires. The lengthy study highlights the ne ...

Report: Sierra Nevada at increasing risk

A report released by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in late September stresses the urgency of forest management to avoid future wild land fires. The lengthy study highlights the ne ...

Higher Foresthill Bridge railings decrease trash dumping, allow expanded cleanup

An illegal dumpers’ magnet for more than 40 years, the 730-foot-high Foresthill Bridge has recently installed higher railings - and that has resulted in a significant decreas ...

Conservancy grant to fund fuel break effort

The City of Auburn Fire Department will once again make significant strides in protecting the community from  wildfire’s catastrophic destruction thanks to a grant award ...

Placer County Hidden Falls Park livestock grazing efforts get boost

The return of Hidden Falls Regional Park’s stealth weed whackers is getting a boost from a Sierra Nevada Conservancy grant. Cattle grazing has traditionally taken place on t ...

Hidden Falls Park livestock grazing efforts get boost

The return of Hidden Falls Regional Park’s stealth weed whackers is getting a boost from a Sierra Nevada Conservancy grant. Cattle grazing has traditionally taken place on ...

Board voices water strategy

Placer County supervisors are sending a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown outlining the direction they would like to see a state water bond move toward. Board members voted to approve a ...

Another View: Fire council aims to keep residents, property safe

As the rain dissipates and spring becomes summer, all of us think and worry about the fire danger to our neighborhoods. Remember how last year’s Rim Fire charred over 250,0 ...