ticks

Reader input: Beware of deer; they bring ticks

In response to Thursday’s article: “Putting out the welcome mat for wildlife,” (Journal, Feb. 6) I am concerned about the proximity to wildlife leading to a growi ...

Reader Input: Lyme disease runs real risk

Thank you for your recent news story about Lyme-infected ticks in Placer County (“Local ticks found infected with Lyme disease organism,” Journal, Dec. 10). As the ar ...

Reader Input: Lyme disease devastates family

I just happened on this site by chance. My wife is seriously ill with Lyme disease. Her illness began in 2008. Initially she was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The ...

Reader Input: Keep dangerous disease in focus

I was very pleased to see the Auburn Journal’s editorial (“Don’t dismiss signs of Lyme disease,” Our View, Jan. 18.) The Auburn Journal has done a wonderful ...

Our View: Don’t dismiss signs of Lyme disease

It’s a little bug with a life changing bite. Ticks carrying Lyme disease have debilitated many. Yet those who are bitten and infected often go uncounted or misdiagnosed for ...

Auburn women aim to help solve Lyme ‘mystery’

  Auburn resident Virginia Ward said she feels “a real mission” to help people with Lyme disease in the area. Along with Christine Ryland, they started a support ...

Agency reports ticks with Lyme disease in foothills

  More ticks than usual for this time of year are in the Sierra foothills, and some samples have found them to be infected with Lyme disease, according to the Placer Mosquito ...

Be mindful of infected ticks

I was very interested to read the article about Michael Dye’s struggle with Lyme Disease in the sports section of the Auburn Journal (April 2) and am pleased that you are helping ...

Winter Lyme disease warning issued in Placer County

AUBURN CA - Now being tested for Lyme disease, ticks from the Auburn area are showing that bites from the infectious bug aren’t just a spring and summer hazard on the trails. Fi ...