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Council candidates make their case

Tuesday’s general election will give voters the opportunity to have their say on state propositions, statewide office holders, local school and public agency boards and, in C ...

Honor game pays tribute to American service members

During Friday’s Honor Game football night at Colfax High School, when the Falcons hosted Center High, a moment of silence was held for Patrick Plunkett, the voice of the Colf ...

Visit open studio in Dutch Flat

Thursday, Oct. 30 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Fitness for Seniors, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays at Colfax Methodist Church, ...

Placer, Sacramento DAs move on potential death-penalty case

SACRAMENTO – A Utah husband and wife were arraigned Tuesday on murder charges and a string of other criminal allegations revealing a crime spree that ended Friday in Auburn w ...

Placer, Sacramento counties team for “unique” murder prosecution

SACRAMENTO – Placer and Sacramento County’s legal machinery is gearing up for team prosecution of a Utah couple formally charged Tuesday with murder in the deaths of tw ...

Equipment failure blamed for logging-truck crash between Auburn and Foresthill

UPDATE Two logging trucks – one with a full load of logs – crashed Monday on a serpentine section of Foresthill Road. While the crash site was an ominous debris field ...

Auburn, Placer County start to heal, deal with PTSD symptoms

Saying goodbye is only the beginning. Following the shooting deaths of Placer County sheriff’s detective Mike Davis and Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy Danny Oliver ...

Shock gives way to mourning after deputy deaths

Shock is giving way to grief after the shooting deaths of two deputies – one in Auburn, the other in Sacramento – touched off a massive manhunt for their killer. The s ...

Arrest in Auburn, Sacramento shootings that leave two peace officers dead

Saturday Update: A procession of public safety vehicles is escorting the body of Placer County Sheriff's Office Detecitve Mchael David Davis Jr. from the Sacramento County ...

Suspected cop shooter apprehended

A massive manhunt for a suspected cop shooter ended with an arrest today of a man inside a home near Auburn’s Placer High School. The man is suspected of shooting two Placer ...