Yosemite

Community Portrait: Veirs, 72, knocks John Muir Trail solo hike off bucket list

This summer Audrey Veirs crossed a big accomplishment off her bucket list. Beginning Aug. 14, Veirs spent 20 days backpacking the entire John Muir Trail from its northern trailhead ...

Bee business abuzz with mystery and stress

Shane Harris, owner of Harris Apiaries, first became fascinated with bees while on a grade school class camping trip in Yosemite. On a hike the group came across a log filled wit ...

Senior’s project will be an uphill climb

Small in stature, big in ambition, would be a good way to describe Erika Steppig. Steppig is a senior at Placer High School and for her senior project — a special yearlong proced ...

Media Life: New park ranger book penned by Auburn author

Auburn State Park Ranger Mike Lynch is back with another book on a favorite subject of his. The new book details the history of California’s state park rangers. A 35-year veter ...