Wildfires

Logging part of rehabilitation in wake of wildfires

Many years ago forests were regulated and kept in check by fire. A fire sparked by lightning would clear dead under brush and give larger, healthier trees room to grow. Today, fir ...

Reader input: Fires not limited to Sierra Nevada

In response to the Auburn Journal Oct. 3  article,  “Report: Sierra Nevada at increasing risk.” The article accurately de-scribes the risk from forest fire, ...

Gold Country Reflections: Sharing thoughts on infernos and indifference

Ebola is breaking out and killing people all over western Africa, and yet the flights from these countries into the United States continue. Thousands cross our southern border, cla ...

Report: Sierra Nevada at increasing risk

A report released by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in late September stresses the urgency of forest management to avoid future wild land fires. The lengthy study highlights the ne ...

Report: Sierra Nevada at increasing risk

A report released by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in late September stresses the urgency of forest management to avoid future wild land fires. The lengthy study highlights the ne ...

Report: Sierra Nevada at increasing risk

A report released by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy in late September stresses the urgency of forest management to avoid future wild land fires. The lengthy study highlights the ne ...

Firefighters gird for potentially dangerous summer

Auburn City firefighters are increasing their daily wildfire drills to prepare for what many departments are predicting will be a particularly dry -- and therefore dangerous --&nbs ...

Noon Hour Update: School security; Prop 30 reactions; protecting from fire danger; Veterans Day and Placer football

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Week 4: Bear River, Foresthill, Del Oro football previews

Bear River will be without its starting quarterback Friday. Senior Dillon Smith suffered a dislocated shoulder to his non-throwing arm during last week’s victory over Highla ...

Tommy Sawyer leads Foresthill past Woodland Christian

Tommy Sawyer threw two touchdown passes and running backs Rocky Thompson and Wes Archbold each ran for a score, as Foresthill beat visiting Woodland Christian 28-6 Friday night in ...