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Smoke in Auburn likely coming from Chips Fire

If you're smelling and seeing smoke in the Auburn area Wednesday afternoon, you can thank the Chips Fire and the northerly winds. According to California Department of Forestry and ...

Go after the big smoke culprits

Now that it is rainy and windy, this comment seems a little belated, but it will be pertinent next fall as it was last fall, and unfortunately for many autumns to come, (“Locals ...

Yuba fire smoke plume visible from Auburn

A wildland fire burning Friday near Dobbins in Yuba County about 30 miles northwest of Auburn was creating a plume of smoke visible in many areas of the Placer County community. T ...

Smoke shop robbery yields arrests

It didn’t take long for authorities to smoke out two men suspected of robbing an Auburn tobacco shop Wednesday afternoon. Eighteen-year-old Kevin Navarrette and Eduardo Heredia, ...

NEWS/VIDEO REPORT:Placer County fires now nation's No. 1 priority

Forest fires burning Tuesday on both sides of the North Fork American River canyon in Placer County were ranked No. 1 in the nation. Incident commander Paul Summerfelt said Tuesda ...

Therapist likens breathing Auburn air these days to smoking cigarettes

Breathing Auburn air Monday could be compared to smoking a cigarette. Faye Lloyd, a respiratory therapist with Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital for nine years, compares the current sm ...

Smoke questions cloud July 19 Tevis Cup ride’s future

Now it’s the turn of Tevis Cup organizers to think the unthinkable. This year’s 100-mile ride from Squaw Valley to Auburn is still scheduled to start July 19. But as the days ...

Tweitmeyer's epic Western States 200-miler halted by smoke

Smoke from several forest fires in the region has stopped Auburn endurance runner Tim Tweitmeyer from completing a planned 200-mile run from Carson City, Nev. to Sacramento. Tweit ...

Western States Endurance Run canceled

Lightning, fire and smoke did what snow, heat and the test of time could not. In a move unprecedented since the Western States Endurance Run’s first 100-mile trek from Squaw Vall ...