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Foresthill Fire looks to Placer County funding source
Sunday Aug 02 2015
The Foresthill Fire Protection District is advising the U.S. Forest Service that it will no longer provide free service for 911 calls in the Tahoe National Forest. But the Foresth ...
National Arbor Day group targets American Fire area for tree planting
Wednesday Mar 18 2015
A national organization plans to plant more than 600,000 trees in an area of the Tahoe National Forest damaged by the 2013 American Fire, east of Foresthill. The Arbor Day Foundat ...
Placer County's Tahoe National Forest ‘Big Trees’ giant sequoia grove gets some TLC
Sunday Nov 16 2014
Placer County’s Big Trees Grove and surrounding forest of old growth giants are getting some tender loving care to keep them growing strong for a thousand more years or longe ...
Media Life: Newcastle contractor constructs Johnny Cash Trail span
Friday Oct 03 2014
Folsom’s new $3.8 million overcrossing on the Johnny Cash Trail gets the ribbon-cutting treatment on Saturday with the Man in Black’s daughter Rosanne Cash helping out. ...
Saturday is targeted for 100 percent King Fire containment
Tuesday Sep 30 2014
With firefighters gaining the upper hand on the King Fire in Placer and El Dorado counties, containment could come as early as Saturday. The Interagency Incident Management Team c ...
American Fire site targeted for tree planting, salvage harvesting, hazard tree reduction
Tuesday Jul 01 2014
The American Fire’s 27,000-acre burn footprint east of Foresthill is targeted for major restoration by the U.S. Forest Service. Under a plan approved by Tahoe National Fores ...
Drought raises bark-beetle infestation concerns in Placer County pines
Thursday Apr 10 2014
It’s tiny. Picture an insect the size of a grain of rice. But the bark beetle is a deadly enemy for pine trees in Placer County already under stress because of lack of water ...
Placer Water has concerns over Granite Chief Wilderness expansion drive
Sunday Dec 01 2013
A Coloma-based group’s campaign to expand the Granite Chief Wilderness Area by more than 10,000 acres west of Lake Tahoe is raising Placer County Water Agency concerns. In a ...
American Fire’s burned trails near Foresthill to stay closed until May
Monday Nov 11 2013
The U.S. Forest Service has assessed conditions on two popular trails in the American Fire burn footprint and is keeping stretches of the Western States Trail and OHV Trail L ...
New American River district chief’s leadership forged by fire
Tuesday Nov 05 2013
Victor Lyon has been selected as the district ranger for the American River Ranger District on the Tahoe National Forest. Lyon had been serving as the acting district ranger until ...
American Fire timber salvage effort trying to beat winter snows
Tuesday Oct 29 2013
Logging trucks are carrying American Fire-charred timber that’s still salvageable from the Foresthill-area burn site to the Sierra Pacific Industries mill in Lincoln. A spok ...
Foresthill area’s American River Fire rehab price tag $500,000
Thursday Oct 03 2013
The U.S. Forest Service is moving to protect American Fire lands before rain and snow moves in. The Forest Service has approved emergency safety and erosion-prevention mea ...
American Fire effort aims for containment Thursday
Wednesday Aug 28 2013
The American Fire in the Tahoe National Forest northeast of Foresthill is expected to be fully contained by Thursday. Favorable weather conditions, coupled with hard work by fire ...
Reader submitted: American Fire burns near Foresthill
Wednesday Aug 21 2013
NOON HOUR UPDATE: American Fire continues its spread; how’s the smoke been affecting Auburn?; Placer School for Adults has new catalog and Auburn-area schools’ test scores
Monday Aug 19 2013
What we’re working on: The American Fire is continuing to spread in Tahoe National Forest land near Foresthill — and so is the smoke. Reporter Gus Thomson is writing a ...
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