american river canyon

'Ghost train' haunting historic Placer County bridge

AUBURN CA - It’s an object of awe, fascination and wonder. Drivers were slowing on Highway 49 near the American River confluence to get a closer look. Runners and walkers’ jaws ...

Fire information center opens in Colfax

Colfax residents can find out how the Robbers Fire, burning in the American River Canyon, affects them. An information center opened at 4 p.m. Thursday at Veterans Memorial Hall, l ...

Media Life: American River canyon featured in new book

AUBURN CA - Local history is firing on all eight cylinders in a new, picture-packed book about the American River canyon. ?American River Canyon,? by Rodi Lee and Michael Lynch, of ...

Colfax Chronicles

10 YEARS AGO Aug. 23, 2001 – Starting Friday afternoon and kept alive by high temperatures, low humidity and mild winds, the Ponderosa Fire near Weimar continued its stubborn dr ...