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Reader Input: Skunks fulfill a purpose

In response to “Auburn skunk man finds sweet success with homemade trap,” Journal, Feb. 4: Mankind is supposed to be the caretaker and protector of animals. Yet, ever ...

Reader Input: Find a humane killing method

Re: “Trapper finds sweet smell of success,” (Journal, Feb. 4): It’s great that Steve Koltvet has found a way to trap skunks that are plaguing his yard. But plea ...

Auburn ‘skunk man’ finds sweet smell of success with handmade trap

When Auburn’s Steve Koltvet and his neighbors catch the scent of skunk wafting unpleasantly through the air, they turn for relief to a watertight box he hand-built with a wir ...

Golden Eagles locked, loaded and decorated

The Del Oro High Trap Shooting Team capped off their already stellar season with a win at the California Youth Shooting Sport Association U.S. Open. The Golden Eagles, who also w ...

Spread around CHP enforcement

After careful consideration and thought I have decided to write an open letter to the Journal, CHP and Placer County Sheriffs. I have lived here in the foothills of Auburn for 30- ...

All the trappings of spring: Wildlife services help animals, people coexist

Usually when two males get into a fight over a girl, the Placer County Agriculture Department isn't called to clean up the mess. In the case of wild male skunks sparring over the ...