Education

Colfax High takes state’s top tech honor

In an innovative technology program at Colfax High School, one student is designing a prosthetic hand, while another is inventing new products. A hundred more students in ...

Colfax High rally honors veterans

 Gold Star Mom Patty Schumacker presents Principal Paul Lundberg the official Honor Group Flag during “The Sacrifice Tour” rally Tuesday at Colfax High School. The ...

This ‘Our Town’ not grandma’s burg

Although “Our Town,” could be seen as a predictable staple of high school drama departments, theatergoers may be intrigued by Colfax High School’s new production ...

Students to rally for vets

Colfax High School will host “The Sacrifice Tour,” a pre-Veterans Day rally at the school football stadium at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, according to school officials. During ...

Core's Corner

Nineteen years of inspiration and tradition, the KVMR Celtic Festival is full of interesting and kindhearted people. Everyone attending the festival is looking for a fun time an ...

Colfax Theater Coffee Shop Coffee fundraiser benefits schools

Colfax Theater Coffee Shop will donate 50 cents from every coffee purchase between Oct. 1 and Dec. 18 or when 2,000 cups of coffee sell, whichever occurs first, to local schools. ...

Colfax senior recognized for academic achievement

The National Society of High School Scholars has recognized Colfax High School senior Jeff Holt for his superior academic achievement. The 17-year-old resident of Meadow Vista is ...

Homecoming week highlights era of mega-spirit

More than 400 pairs of dancing feet congregated at Colfax High School Saturday for the 2015 Homecoming Dance, where roughly two-thirds of the Colfax High School student body showed ...

Green Machine Bingo hits it out of the park

B – I – N – G – O … and benefitting Colfax was his namo. This past Saturday, the Green Machine, Inc. raised about $300 at its monthly Bingo fundrai ...

Homecoming takes over school days

Colfax High School kicked off their Homecoming Week Monday morning with a spirited Color War Rally in the old gym. Each class wore a special color and participated in activities ...

‘Indoor recess’ for students as Butte Fire smoke moves in

Winds from the Butte Fire blew a new round of smoke into Placer County on Monday, causing schools to cancel outdoor activities as air quality stayed unhealthy. Smoke was particula ...

State prison for ex-Auburn school tutor’s sexting with student

ROSEVILLE – A 28-month state prison term was handed down Tuesday to Weimar resident Gerald Keith Heisler, 65, on a felony conviction of committing lewd acts involving a middl ...

Ex-E.V. Cain tutor convicted of illegal relationship with 14-year-old student

Weimar resident Gerald Keith Heisler will be sentenced Sept. 9 after being found guilty of charges connected to an illegal relationship with a 14-year-old student that included sex ...

Media Life: Folsom walks the line for Johnny Cash

Big things are happening at the other end of Auburn Folsom Road. Folsom, Auburn’s prisoncentric neighbor to the south, is moving ahead with more artful components of what is ...