american river

Authorities look into cause of death of rafter on North Fork American River run

AUBURN CA - A Rohnert Park man has died while whitewater rafting on the North Fork of the American River near Colfax and authorities are looking into the possibility of a fatal hea ...

Rafter dies in North Fork American River

AUBURN CA - A Rohnert Park man has died in the North Fork of the American River near Colfax, while whitewater rafting, authorities have reported. The man has been identified as Sta ...

ID sought on body of man found in American River near Auburn

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Sheriff's Coroner's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a man whose body was found in the American River Tuesday morning, directly unde ...

Prime North Fork riverfront land near Auburn saved from development

AUBURN CA - A 40-acre swathe of undeveloped canyon land on the North Fork of the American River near Auburn is now under the protective wing of the Placer Land Trust. The non-prof ...

Colfax Chronicles

10 YEARS AGO July 26, 2001 – George “River George” Reed has called Miner Bar Camp Ground home for the past decade. The Colfax resident has been a camp host, living along the ...

Celebrating country's bicentennial with a monitor

This hunt for heavy metal is symbolic; however, in the mid-1800’s it was serious business. In the center of North Main Street, in historic Colfax, stands a monument to the event ...

Government makes doing business tough

Velican’s Ponderosa has been in business for 50 years; it will cease operation on June 30, 2011. The actions and attitudes of an unfriendly government at all levels (federal, st ...

Sierra football stunned by American River

ROCKLIN — Sierra College has grown accustomed to rebounding quickly from its rare losses on the football field in recent years. The Wolverines stumbled in their second straight ...

Water agency pump station slated for May 1 dedication

May 1 is the target date for dedication of the new Placer County Water Agency pump station. The pump station, part of a $75 million project that includes restoration of the Americ ...