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Reader Input: Modern times are not so bad

Maybe it’s time for a little perspective. To the Doomsday folks who question, “the world is in chaos and the end may be near.” Yes, Ebola, Middle East issues, p ...

Reader Input: Be mindful of events around world

If the Secret Service can’t protect the president of the United States and his family from home invasion and missteps, how can “we, the people” expect to be prote ...

U.S. riders rally to defend home track

International speedway riders from four countries came across the ocean and thousands of miles to test their racing skills against the best riders in America at the Fast Fridays Mo ...

Fast Fridays finale has international flavor

A tough team of international riders will invade the Gold Country Fairgrounds tonight for Fast Fridays’ annual USA vs. The World speedway showdown. Fast Fridays regulars Billy J ...

World title is old hat for Howards

It was almost unfair. Renowned ultrarunner and endurance rider Jim Howard teamed up with his daughter Sara – a cross country standout at Colfax High – to win the World Ride a ...

Auburn’s run to remember

The photos are yellowed and faded, but many of the memories from the summer of 1959 remain sharp, especially for those who made them. Auburn’s Little League program was just thr ...

Benedict goes downhill fast

Brad Benedict’s custom-made Chumba bicycle is designed specifically to go downhill — really fast. But Benedict has done his share of climbing. He’s ascended to the top leve ...