Western States Trail

Mobile veterinarian brings clinic to clients

Every work day Ariel Menninger climbs into her truck and starts out on a day that will take her 150 or 175 miles round-trip from her home in Auburn. Menninger is a large animal ve ...

2004: Year of the 'wardrobe malfunction,' presidential election, lethal tsunamis and Auburn loses soldiers in Iraq

A look back at the aughts Editor’s note: The Journal shares some notable events that occurred in the last decade of Auburn’s history. 2004 gave us the trivial magnified lar ...

American River ideal plaza theme

If there is to be a theme or focal point for the Streetscape plaza as a way to draw visitors to Auburn, I like the idea of having our wild and scenic American River/Canyon as the f ...

Horse and rider survive dog attack

On Tuesday, Newcastle’s Carol Davis was just starting to worry about herself instead of her horse. Her 11-year-old Arabian was attacked by a dog on a trail Sunday near Folsom La ...

Historical foundation works to preserve the past

When an ambitious plan to produce a DVD on the history of the Western States Trail needed seed money, the Placer County Historical Foundation was there to help. In the 1970s, when ...

Spanning history

The Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge once connected Auburn with the vast resources of the American River Canyon. In modern times the structure spanning the American River serves a ...

Vigilant trail maintenance keeps local endurance events running

Cancellation of the Western States Endurance Run won’t slow year-round trail maintenance efforts that depend on volunteer help. The Western States Trail had been the subject of e ...

It's not curtains for lost runner

An Orangevale man was found safe Monday morning after getting lost and spending a cold night in the wilderness along the Western States Trail near Foresthill. Daniel Howard Rose, ...

Missing runner found safe

An Orangevale man was found safe Monday morning after getting lost and spending a cold night in the wilderness along the Western States Trail near Foresthill. Daniel Howard Rose, ...