Letters to the Editor

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 ...

Donations support the disabled

  Thank you, to all of the citizens of the Colfax community who gave so generously to our recent 23rd Annual Columbian Foundation Drive for the Intellectually Disabled. We w ...

Supports MacDonald re-election

I moved to the small town of Colfax as a teenager more than 40 years ago. I enrolled in the sparkling new local high school and was taught by a staff that added immeasurably to my ...

Alpine offers the solutions

The PCWA race has devolved into a popularity contest. Scratch the surface and find clear contrast. Only Josh Alpine will do what's best for both Zone3/District5 and Placer Coun ...