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Canyon Keepers meeting tonight

  The July 7 meeting of the Auburn State Recreation Area Canyon Keepers (ASRACK) will feature Cal Fire Forester Steve Garcia, who will explain forest management techniques, ...

FBI Seeking Information to Identify Victims in International Sextortion Case

  The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is seeking the public’s assistance to identify additional victims of convicted online predator Lucas Michael Chansler. Chans ...

Police looking for assault suspect

    The Grass Valley Police Department has issued a warrant for the arrest of Alan Kierkegaard, who has also gone by the name Sorenson, ...

Colfax grad headed to Fresno State

Phylicia Ruth Mo of Colfax received the first annual $1,000 scholarship from Mar Val Sierra Market in Colfax to help pay for college expenses. “I was so completely overjoyed ...

Colfax unfurls flags for July 3rd Celebration

Isaiah and Kristy Blackmun’s 1937 tractor filled with family and friends took second place in last year’s parade for the Colfax July 3rd Celebration. This year’s ...

End of an era: Recreation group no longer hosting July 3 beer garden and hamburger booth

An era is ending in Colfax. Like the walls of Candlestick Park tumbling down, like KFC dropping the “Kentucky Fried” from its moniker — and the Giants saying fa ...

California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown wasted no time Tuesday in signing a contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination la ...

Two separate collisions slow westbound I-80 traffic

Updated: 2:15 p.m. 6/29/2015 Two unrelated traffic collisions near the Secret Town exit on westbound Interstate 80 have snarled traffic in the area. Around 11:25 a.m. an 18-wheel ...

July 3 parades, anthem to celebrate Independence Day

More than 30 vendors, including food trucks and bounce houses, will line the streets of downtown Colfax next Friday as part of the city’s 3rd of July Celebration. The event ...

Chocolate and wine will flow in support of the arts this Saturday

New toilets. They’re not very romantic, but that’s what Sierra Vista Artists and Friends (SVAF) needs at the Sierra Vista Community Center, and if the group’s Cho ...

Locals and law enforcement enjoyed a cuppa and a chat at Starbucks

If you drove by Starbucks on Wednesday morning, you may have seen the parking lot full of law enforcement vehicles and assumed there was some kind of emergency. In fact, everything ...

Soon-to-open Meadow Vista Center explores library team-up

Meadow Vista resident Rachel Duarte walks past the vacant Meadow Vista Community Center and recalls that the drive to open the building was taking place when she moved to the Footh ...

Weimar physician Dr. Randall Steffens to be Lyme disease expert

Kathleen Harris suffered from Lyme disease for seven years before she was finally diagnosed. Her treatment of daily injections lasted for 18 months, but she would go through the tr ...

Coffee with a Cop perking at Colfax café

Colfax residents will soon have the opportunity to sit down with a cup of joe and kvetch or offer praise to a local police officer, face-to-face, as the California Highway Patrol&n ...

Budget is back in black

There was a feeling of elation in the air during Colfax City Council’s recent mid-budget review as City Manager Mark Miller explained that the city’s expected revenue f ...