Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Today is last day to submit letters to the editor regarding Nov. 4 election

Midnight Monday, Oct. 20, is the deadline to submit letters to the editor about candidates, races or issues that appear on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. Letters that meet guidelines wil ...

Olenders' service is appreciated

The Salvation Army bids farewell to our wonderful volunteers Marilyn and Ted Olender after serving the Colfax community for over 14 years. We appreciate Marilyn’s blessings ...

Delighted by I-80 daffodils

I want to say “Thank You” to Jim Bowers for the beautiful daffodils (that are now through blooming). For those that don’t know, Jim and his group of volunteers p ...

Student exchange a pleasure

For my family it is time to decide again which girl, from Germany this time, we will include as a member of our family for the 2014-15 school year. A few years ago we hosted a lov ...

Charter school has a lot to offer

As a parent of two Core Placer Charter students, I am very pleased with the school. My children are in a wonderful environment of learning and really enjoy the teachers there. ...

Dave Ramsey remembered

As Mike Ray eloquently noted recently (“Dave Ramsey, longtime contributor to local sports, dead at 88,” Colfax Record, Feb. 6), Dave Ramsey’s selfless acts profou ...

Community is generous

We wish to thank all who participated in our Christmas Kettle Campaign, including all the donations as well as the volunteer bell ringers. We appreciate Sierra Market and the Colfa ...

Sacrifice by Bill Bean Jr. not forgotten

This February 9th marked the 15th year since one of Colfax’s own sons gave his life to ensure that those who hurt others, don’t. Officer Bill Bean was one of these fine ...

Stolen lawn sign was in support of troops

I am writing this letter to the lowlives that stole the sign from in front of my house recently. When our military men and women were sent into Iraq, I put up my sign showing my s ...

Single-file cycling will bring a smile

To bicyclists everywhere: Would you please consider always riding single file on our narrow country roads?  When you ride side-by-side, if it's safe to do so I cross sligh ...

Simple 'thank you' will do

Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve, many of us are challenged to find heart-felt ways or even innovative ways to offer sincere greetings to our families, our friends, our ...