Letters to the Editor

City hall sound system inadequate

There’s lack of attendance at Colfax City Council meetings. I get the feeling the town has flat-lined when it comes to attending these meetings. When you’re there it do ...

Service clubs, nonprofits get center's help

The following is a partial list of local service clubs and the events they provide for the community that would be adversely affected if Sierra Vista Community Center has to pay th ...

Reader Input: Letter begs for correction

Elizabeth Armando’s letter to the editor printed Jan. 18, “New city hall attitude lacking,” about Colfax City staff and Colfax City Council, begs for correction a ...

New attitude not evident at city hall

At last Wednesday’s council meeting, city staff started the year and the new council off with their first secret vote. During the closed session, they voted (3-2) to lien Sie ...

Reader Input: Australia solved killing problem

What do you mean there are no easy answers to the gun problems, gun violence, sporadic shooting sprees in America? Show the American public graphic images of the latest carnage o ...

Considers banning guns dangerous

The Colfax Record issue of Dec. 27 contained two misguided letters on gun control (Radley McCord and Kim Myers). After nearly three decades of being a peace officer ...

Reader Input: Citizens pull together, save landmark

Here on the West Slope, most of us try to live a life best expressed by the 19th-century American author, Edward Hale, when he said, “I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do ...

Donors give to the needy

The Salvation Army in Colfax wishes to thank the following businesses: Whistle Stop Quilt Shop on Main Street has been having a food drive for several months and continues this dri ...

Garden Club works its magic again

  The Colfax Garden Club has, once again, turned Colfax into a Christmas showplace. We thank the volunteers for the hard work in restoring and installing the beautiful decor ...

A slice of dry humor

  Maybe the ribbon cutting for pond three could be combined with a farewell toast to Steve Harvey now that the final Placer County vote tally has him losing to Tom Parnham b ...

Community has a giving heart

  It's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is already upon us. In the spirit of this season, both the Senior Living Group and Seniors First would like to express our thanks ...

Shop local all year long

  The annual Shop Small Business Saturday is this coming Saturday, Nov. 24. So, let’s support our local small business owner and her store, which may be family owned a ...

US politics are engaging to others

  Okay, I'm in Denmark. I will spend the whole week here visiting my son, daughter-in-law and grandson. I will see the election results from Europe. I am again reminded h ...

US politics are engaging to others

  Okay, I'm in Denmark. I will spend the whole week here visiting my son, daughter-in-law and grandson. I will see the election results from Europe. I am again reminded h ...

Does anyone have an explanation?

Can anyone explain why the Amtrak train stops in the middle of the street when there is a beautiful old station being used as a train museum? I’ve witnessed ladies being lef ...