American River Canyon

Placer County coroner probes cause of canyon death near Auburn

A cause had not been determined Thursday in the death of a Nevada County man whose body was discovered Tuesday in the American River canyon near Auburn. A Placer County Sheriff&rs ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

101-year-old locomotive with Auburn history travels to new home in Willits

An honored guest during celebrations surrounding the 100th birthday party for the Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge in 2012, Engine 202 made the move Wednesday from Auburn to its n ...

Two locals cross Mount Whitney off the bucket list

Jim Fuller and John Marin can cross climbing the highest peak in the lower 48 states off of their bucket lists after scaling Mount Whitney in August. Fuller, 70, a semi-retired p ...

Hiker who died in American River canyon ID’d

A 59-year-old American River canyon hiker who died Sunday has been identified. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that Richard Bell of Roseville died of coronar ...

Man dies during American River canyon hike

A 59-year-old Roseville man died Sunday after collapsing on a hike in the American River canyon. The man had complained of tightness in his chest at the Highway 49 bridge before g ...

Dry conditions making Auburn a bear magnet

  On the lip of prime bear habitat in the American River canyon, Auburn is poised for an earlier-than-usual midsummer’s uptick in bruin encounters. The state Departmen ...

Canyon cottage offers tranquil lifestyle, breathtaking views

When she and her husband, Jim, decided to downsize, Auburn’s Norma Ferris wanted “a cottage small and a waterfall.” They found their cottage and although it was ...

New American River canyon trail to open in Auburn

There’s a new trail in town. It’s a 1.25-mile walking path in Bowman that meanders on the edge of the American River canyon, providing jaw-dropping glimpses of still-s ...

May Bear River beat Colfax

I realize there is an abundance of things that need doing that are vastly more important than high school football, like ... climbing granite and/or limestone cliffs, running the A ...