History

Local constables were Williams, Fonseca

  10 YEARS AGO May 6, 2004 – Weimar Hills School Principal Steve Schaumleffel earned one of the state’s most prestigious administrator’s awards at the Asso ...

New roof, paint for Tee Pee Motel in Illinoistown

  10 YEARS AGO April 29, 2004 – Velican’s Ponderosa will present its 16th annual Spring Fling Chicken Wing  Wing-Ding Thing at 4 p.m. May 1. The popula ...

Jack Moore served as Scoutmaster for Colfax Troop B.S.A.

10 YEARS AGO April 22, 2004 – Since 1959, generations of students have benefited from the education and experience at Colfax High School. With the state-of-the-art gym and s ...

History, environment the stars of Dutch Flat gathering

Ask North Fork American River Alliance president Jim Ricker whether his group is winning and he’ll likely tell you that they’re “holding their own.” The Du ...

Heritage Museum closing in on 80,000 visitors

As of Monday, May 19, the visitor count at the Colfax Heritage Museum totaled 79,026, according to museum volunteer Donna Williams.

Chris Bierwagen to review fruit industry history

Thursday, May 15 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 American Legion Colfax Post 192 meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday o ...

Tracking the trains

Among those attending the National Train Day celebration at the Colfax Passenger Depot was Ryan Grenhalg. He said he “drove down from Reno” to Colfax Saturday with his ...

Media Life: British Pathe newsreel archives reveal wealth of Placer County historical footage

  British Pathé has released its celluloid stockpile of history onto YouTube for viewing by anybody with an Internet connection and a penchant clicking onto some magic ...

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. ...