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Supes approve $100K loan to aid Roseville’s struggling Placer County Fair

With a handoff of Placer County Fairgrounds operations to a new, yet-to-be-determined operator some time in early 2015, the non-profit Placer County Fair Association has agreed to ...

Auburn’s iconic 1914 Buick fire truck reaches century mark

Auburn Firefighter Mike Wegener fires up the 1914 Buick ladder truck and the city’s past springs to life. Wegener is the latest in a long line of drivers who have sat behind ...

Placer County confirms West Nile in deceased woman

A Placer County communicable disease investigation has confirmed the West Nile virus infection in an Ophir woman who died earlier this month. Though 82-year-old Joyce Richter was ...

Chili cook-off stirs the pot for restoration of historic caboose

Cook up a five-gallon batch of chili and enter the Chili Cook-off challenge, coming to the Roy Toms Plaza parking lot on Sunday, Nov. 2. The event, to benefit the ongoing project ...

Pearl Harbor survivor a special invitee at Friday's Honor Game

When Colfax High School hosts its Honor Game at 7 p.m. Friday, the community will honor veterans and active military. A special guest will be Louis Conter, of Alta Sierra in Nevada ...

Helping hands ease burden for Applegate Fire victims

A blackened, leafless landscape left in the wake of the Applegate Fire signals a new effort to rebuild after firefighters have left the area. Over the weekend, volunteers were hel ...

Michaels craft store on schedule for Nov. 16 North Auburn opening

Michaels, North America’s largest arts and crafts specialty retailer, is poised to open a new store in North Auburn. The grand opening date will be Nov. 16, with a ribbon-cu ...

Auburn woos 100K Ultra Race of Champions away from Colorado

Auburn-area trails will play host in September to the Ultra Race of Champions, with $5,000 on the line for top male and female 100K finishers. The four-year-old endurance run has ...

Today is last day to submit letters to the editor regarding Nov. 4 election

Midnight Monday, Oct. 20, is the deadline to submit letters to the editor about candidates, races or issues that appear on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. Letters that meet guidelines wil ...

Museum visitor's lucky number is 85,000

Reno resident Dennis Kaufmann walked through the front door of the Colfax Heritage Museum at 9:50 a.m. Oct. 4, becoming the 85,000th visitor to the museum since it opened in Januar ...