Letters to the Editor

Respect American flag at all times

Every time I pass the corner of Ben Taylor, Tokayana and Grass Valley streets, my heart is saddened. The American flag displayed there is faded, frayed, tattered and torn. This is ...

Reader supports organic veggies and fruit

I am upset and need another outlet because my daughter is tired of hearing my complaints. The following explains my problems. In order to lose weight, my doctor mentioned the so-ca ...

Clean-up effort was appreciated

Thank you, Sherrie and Freddie, for your daily clean-up of litter in the city of Colfax. Your efforts are greatly appreciated by all. Charlene Good, Colfax

Don’t let Scotch Broom bloom

That lovely, horrible Scotch Broom is blooming along the roadside, yellow and sweetly, again! I write to remind readers that Scotch Broom (French Broom, Spanish Broom, Portuguese B ...

Reader doubts NID will find the Centennial Project viable

     I am not particularly in favor of the NID’s Centennial Reservoir project but I'd like to point out to David Ryland (April 7 Colfax Record, page A ...

Fees a housing obstacle

This letter is in response to guest columnist (Placer County) Supervisor Jim Holmes’ column (March 24 Loomis News, page A5, "Affordable housing solution is a team approa ...

Pledge your garden for the big event

Hello Colfax. The Colfax Garden Club is currently looking for gardens to be on this year’s Garden & Art tour Saturday, June 25. If you enjoy gardening, have been working ...

NID should schedule Placer County public meeting

I’m writing to urge Nevada Irrigation District to include Placer County citizens and community in their outreach scoping meetings on the new 275-foot-high dam they are propos ...

Make your concerns heard

If you heard that there was a large, multi-year construction project coming to your community, would you hope that the governmental agency in charge would come and talk to local ci ...

Extremism eroding the U.S.

Extremism is at all-time high in America. This coming from a person who embraced the ’60s and ’70s anti-cultural movements. I have been there, done that and now realize ...

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 ...