Letters to the Editor

Extending voting rights

I would rather be blogging, but just wanted to let our law abiding citizens know of a bill recently signed by Gov. Brown,  AB 1461, which allows illegal immigrants to vote in ...

A historical perspective on El Niño

I’ve seen reporting, recently, that says this is going to be the biggest El Niño in history. This may be the largest in the last 50 years, but certainly not of all tim ...

Thanks to community for brightening holidays

The Colfax Salvation Army wishes to thank the following for their help during the holiday season: Placer County Association of Realtors for the non-perishable food drive on Nov. ...

Colfax wants all its railroad books as Colfax is ‘Train Town USA’

Re: Railroad books back on the shelf at library, front page Colfax Record Dec. 24. Mary George, Placer County Library Director of Services, we want all our railroad books; Colfax ...

Colfax Soroptimists thank community

All of us at Soroptimist of Colfax and all the recipient families (for the Soroptimist of Colfax 36th annual Christmas Project 2015) would like to extend to all our neighbors; frie ...

Chamber of Commerce president praises Colfax residents

Hello, Colfax. I am enjoying the rain with the snow above us!  Keep it up! The city of Colfax has completed two major projects this year. One was the completi ...

Colfax TV watcher points out ‘Wheel of Fortune’ observation

I constantly watch TV for bloopers. I notice that on “The Wheel of Fortune,” Pat Sayjack has guests that are 99.9 percent the same height or less than Pat. Charles R. ...

Coach Poole instrumental in Fred Arp’s career

Thanks for the nice story on Coach Poole (Nov. 26 front page, “Longtime inspirational football coach Glenn Poole died at 84”). He was a mentor to me and along with Jim ...

Thank you, Colfax community

Soroptimist International of Colfax would like to thank our corporate sponsors, hole sponsors and all the businesses who donated to our “Sink a Putt” golf tourney. You ...

Try being part of the solution

I recently joined a Facebook group in my town. I open the page yesterday and one of the members posted about a theft that took place early that morning on their property. Appa ...

One way out

Colfax and fire escapes   What is Colfax Going to do? In case of fire?   Two schools One way in One way out   Thousands of children At risk   Why i ...

Reader input: Good works will stand

My wife Mary and I learned today of the passing of Colfax resident Harry Green. We extend our condolences to the Green family and the good members of Colfax Veterans group VFW Post ...

Reader input: Find funds for skate park

Sgt. Ty Conners (of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office) has been working on a skate park (in Colfax) for three year. The council should have been able to find the funds by no ...

Reader input: Curb crime in Colfax

I am very disappointed. A jar full of donation money, contributed by local patrons (was taken from the Colfax Market). It is part of the hopes of the community starting a much need ...

Reader Input: Coach Horrillo taught valuable lessons

It was sad reading Coach John Horrillo’s obituary, even though I knew it was coming (“Longtime Sierra College coach John Horrillo passes away at 78,” Journal, May ...