History

Groundbreaking for D&M Market took place in 1964

  10 YEARS AGO March 11, 2004  – Lloyd Allen DuCommun, who died homeless in Colfax on Saturday, Feb. 28, had family roots dating back to the 1930s. Friends and fa ...

Tyrone Power Jr. visited Colfax

  10 YEARS AGO March 4, 2004 – Tyrone Power Jr. never met his father Tyrone Power. Last Saturday, however, the son of the famous 1940s and 1950s Hollywood legend ...

DeLapp recognized as 'Teacher who makes a difference'

  10 YEARS AGO Feb. 26, 2004 – The first performance to take place in the new Colfax High School Theater will be a music review set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 2. Doo ...

Kiwanis Club of Greater Colfax chartered 10 years ago

  10 YEARS AGO Feb. 12, 2004 – Friends, family and fellow officers who worked with Sacramento Police Officer Bill Bean Jr. gathered Monday, Feb. 9, five years to the d ...

Shady Glen Mobile Home Park officially opened for rentals in 1964

  10 YEARS AGO Feb. 5, 2004 – The community of Iowa Hill is planning its 150th Birthday Party Celebration on June 12. Members of the Iowa Hill Community Club, the Iowa ...

Colfax Theatre held 65th anniversary party in 1994

  10 YEARS AGO Jan. 29, 2004 – A special 65th anniversary party is being planned Feb. 28 by the Colfax Theatre. Featured will be the showing of “Alexander’ ...

Colfax High $11 expansion nearing completion 10 years ago

10 YEARS AGO Jan. 22, 2004 – Final touches on Colfax High School’s new $11 million expansion are underway, and the long-awaited 55,000-square-foot addition is expected ...

Tina Gudge competed in Pre-Olympics action

  10 YEARS AGO Jan. 15, 2004 – Placer Sierra Railroad Heritage Society members Ron Petersen, Tony Hesch, Jim Wood, Lyle Brown, Bob Baker and Roger Staab, as well as Ji ...

Jan. 2004 storm caused derailment of California Zephyr

  10 YEARS AGO Jan. 8, 2004 – A severe winter storm arrived in the Sierra on New Year’s Eve, bringing high wind, power outages, highway closures, a stranded trai ...

Awards heaped on Colfax High football program

  10 YEARS AGO Jan. 1, 2004 – The spoils of victory are starting to roll in for the Colfax High School football program. In the weeks following the Falcons’ thir ...