Milestones

‘Queen of Iowa Hill’ celebrates 100 years

Bonnie Cantrell is turning 100. A party was held on Saturday, March 19, 2013, at her home at Westview Center in Auburn. Her brother, Grover Parker, celebrated his 90th birthday at ...

Baby face: Lexie Nichole Winschell

Lexie Nichole Winschell was born at 1:45 p.m. March 13 at Mercy San Juan Carmichael to Travis Winschell and Lacie Belding of Auburn, weighing 8 pounds, 9 ounces and measuring 21 in ...

Plan your big day at Gold Country Bride Bridal Faire

Brides looking for ideas to create a memorable wedding day but don’t want to be stampeded at a larger bridal show should look no further than the March 24 Gold Country Bride ...

Jim Minor celebrates 80th birthday

Jim Minor celebrated his 80th birthday March 17 in the company of his friends from the Fitness for Life gym in Colfax who treated him to dinner. “Jim is a wonderfully kind and c ...

Longtime resident dies at 80

Lifelong Colfax resident Octavio N. “Ocho” Bravo died after a short illness Tuesday, April 3, with his family by his side at home in West Sacramento. Mr. Bravo, 80, attended lo ...

Colfax remembers Charlene Fontana

Colfax lost one of its most well known citizens when Charlene Audrey Fontana died unexpectedly on Feb. 15, 2012. Mrs. Fontana, born Nov. 7, 1927 in Sacramento, was the daughter of ...

Baby Faces

HOLDEN MICHAEL RAY Holden Michael Ray was welcomed at 5:35 a.m. on Dec. 13, 2011 by his parents, Shannon and Nate Ray of Chowchilla. He weighed 4 pounds, 7-1/2 ounces and measured ...

Vote for the cutest baby!

Take a peek at these bundles of joy and then vote for who you think is the cutest baby born in 2011 for Gold Country Classified's Cutest Babies contest. Visit http://www.goldcountr ...

Placer County Nikkei gather for fourth reunion

Placer County Nikkei, now living throughout California, reunited to discuss old times, get reacquainted with old friends and hopefully pass on the reunion torch to the younger gene ...

What's up with doc whose name is on park plaque

Found at ankle level, and easily missed, are a series of plaques at the base of the lampposts along Main Street in historic Colfax. A beautification project for downtown, conducted ...

Worrell, Przepiorski marry

Faith Ann Worrell of Alta and Brandon Michael Przepiorski of Meadow Vista were married May 2, 2011 at Chapel of the Bells, South Lake Tahoe. The bride graduated from Colfax High S ...

Custer, Larson wed

Julie Ann Custer of Auburn and Jamison John Larson of Nevada City were married on May 12, 2011 at the Powers Mansion Inn by Alfred Lee. The bride was given in marriage by her fat ...

Haynes, Harrison to wed

Britany Beverly Haynes of Grass Valley and Bryce Mansfield Harrison of Gold Run have announced their plans to marry. Britany Beverly Haynes, daughter of The late Stephen Scott Hay ...

Soak up local heritage at Colfax Museum

The Heritage Trail tour of Placer County museums coming up Aug. 6 and 7 is a great way to learn about the area’s rich history. Those who can’t make it to next weekend’s event ...

Alta-Dutch Flat School District celebrates graduates

Ten students received their eighth-grade diplomas from the Alta-Dutch Flat Elementary School District during ceremonies held June 3 at the Alta school. The district also has a scho ...