Letters to the Editor

Watching in horror

I watch in horror while Trump administration mistreats immigrants and Congress refuses to step up and put an end to the cruelty. As a citizen and a member of the faith community (a ...

Elections coming soon

The upcoming elections will be here soon. Our Congressman, Doug LaMalfa, will be on the ballot. Much of the public doesn’t closely watch how their congressmen votes. Fortunat ...

For sound NID water policies, vote for Laura Peters and Bruce Herring

The Nevada Irrigation District (NID) elections this November are critical to the future of the water district, and all who live in the Yuba/Bear watershed. As a former fed economis ...

Taxes: Why so high?

I don’t get out much but I’m wondering why property taxes are so high in Placer County. I realize that much of our tax payment goes to schools, but it seems ridiculousl ...

Follow the leash laws

Why do dog owners not comply with the leash laws? At the Ashford Park in Auburn, there are numerous signs posted stating that dogs must be on leash, yet so many disrespectful dog ...

Heartfelt gratitude

On Sept. 6 my husband, Vince, and I were involved in the vehicle and trailer accident just past the Bell Avenue overpass on I-80 east of Foresthill. We want to thank members of the ...

Deeply grateful

Horses’ Honor Senior Horse Sanctuary is deeply grateful to announce that we have been chosen as a grant recipient by the Placer Community Foundation. Through generous support ...

Preserve Old Town, Downtown by shopping local

I love living in Auburn, I’ve been an Auburnite since 1981 and my husband’s family has been in the area for generations. One of the great things about living in our com ...

Miracle team

They did it! Florida State League Champions! They get the rings! So proud of you Ryan Mason and the entire “Miracle Team.” Such a talented talented team — the T ...

Thoughtful columns

I was so pleased to find two thoughtful and interesting columns in my morning paper today (Journal Sept. 9). With the current state of discourse all around me, it was a real gift ...

Elated over Auburn signs

I am elated after observing recent signs posted throughout Auburn. Hooray! There are citizens interested in running for a position on the Auburn City Council. I believe the people ...

Return money to district’s coffers

Re: Auburn resident walks away with $80K settlement (Journal, Sept. 9). Seeing this convinces me that my previous opinions of the school district’s highly-paid administrato ...

Deep roots

It is time to support Jessica Morse for Congressional District 4. Her family has farmed in the district for generations and still lives here (unlike our current congressman). Jessi ...

Fresh voices

I am a property owner in North Auburn and a NID customer. I have concerns with NID’s old-school approaches to meeting our local water needs. We need fresh voices that can hel ...

Sour people

My name is Anthony J. Cantrell. You all know me as the triplet dad. I worked for the Spirit of Halloween story for the past two years. This year counting as my third year. I wante ...