History

Tracks of history and high tech intersect for National Train Day observance

Local railroad enthusiasts will combine their love of history with modern technology in observing the 7th annual National Train Day on Saturday, May 10. This will be the first year ...

Open house celebrated new Colfax High gym, performing arts facility

  10 YEARS AGO March 25, 2004 – Both an open house and a performance will celebrate Colfax High School’s new gym and performing arts facility Saturday, April 24. ...

Plans scrapped by Beerman's to purchase old Dingus McGee building

10 YEARS AGO March 18, 2004 – The Dingus McGee restaurant saga just continues to move at glacial speed. Closed for over two years, Beerman’s purchased the buildin ...

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 ...