winter

Storm soaks Auburn, more rain on way for parched Placer

AUBURN CA - A late-winter storm drenched Auburn, with almost three inches of rain soaking the foothills by early Wednesday. After several months of near-drought conditions, Auburn ...

Take a hike for winter fitness fix

Hiking is a great way to stay active through the winter months. We have seemingly limitless possibilities out our Auburn backyard. Generally speaking, the key to fitness is consist ...

Winter fish are out there, if you’re willing to look

Happy Holidays everybody… hope you and yours have a great Christmas! While getting out with loved ones for a little holiday fishing is something I always like to do, there aren ...

Wild, wet weekend: It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter

It’s official. Today’s the first day of winter. But it’s only a number on the calendar after the winter storm-door opened early and wide on Auburn and the rest of California ...

Bundle up, find hot fishing in the cold

Wow, so I guess it’s suddenly winter, eh? We went from the most ridiculously nice 75-degree Indian Summer days to 25 degrees seemingly overnight. Then, we have more rain coming i ...

Be it supernatural or meteorological, Sierra winter forecast looks wet, wild

Batten down the hatches and get the skis out early. Forecasters in both the natural and supernatural world are predicting Auburn and the Sierra are in for a wet, snowy and possibly ...

Falcons took flight in winter

As the temperatures dipped, Colfax High athletics got better and better in 2009-10.The Falcons soared in the winter as both basketball teams were back contending for section titles ...

Bruins blossomed in spring

At Bear River High, mostly dismal fall and winter sports seasons gave way to a very happy spring during the 2009-10 school year. In the fall, only the Bruins’ girls cross countr ...

Heaps of highlights for Hillmen

After a topsy-turvy 2008 football season, Placer High took a more conventional route to success last fall. The result was the same – another trip to the Sac-Joaquin Section Divis ...

Wintry weather brings snow to Foresthill, Colfax, parts of Auburn

Mother Nature provided Auburn with a reminder Wednesday morning that winter is still on. Areas of Auburn as low as 1,300 feet received a dusting of snow as colder-than-normal weat ...