Colfax

Driver safety class fun, useful

I attended a fun class recently. It was the AARP Driver Safety course. Our instructor, Rod Gross, an Auburn volunteer, made the class fun, invited questions and comments along the ...

Chris Gardner Band To Perform For Colfax Recreation

The Chris Gardner Band, recently tagged as the Sacramernto area's top country band by a poll held by radio station 101.9 The Wolf, will perfrom Sunday, July 3rd at the Colfax City ...

Palin has ruined U.S. history

Thanks a lot Sarah Palin. Paul Revere’s midnight ride, as portrayed romantically in my mind by Longfellow’s poem, has forever been ruined! Now, instead of “The British are ...

Back off from arena funding

I see where Sacramento wants Placer and other counties to help build them a new arena and they have selected Sen. Ted Gaines to help spearhead this effort. I think (Assemblywoman) ...

What’s nation coming to?

Why is our governor thinking about cutting 30 days out of our children’s school year, yet we’re giving free scholarships to illegals? We’re laying off teachers and making cut ...

Class of 2011 shows promise

Too often we hear negative comments about the education system in our country, but last week I saw proof that public education in our community is thriving. On Thursday, the Sorop ...

Some should serve in military

You just want to laugh as you watch the news. (President Barack) Obama saluting everything in sight. Who taught him how to salute? If his mother could remember who his father was, ...

Bruins brave it out in Division III

Bear River The Bear River High girls softball team has a target on its back according to coach Duane Zauner. Last year the Bruins (24-4 overall, 10-2 in the Pioneer Valley League ...

Colfax Boys & Girls; DO Girls Top 1st Power Ratings

Colfax’s boys and girls teams and Del Oro’s girls found themselves Monday at the top of their respective divisions in the first release of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section’s baske ...

Vikings girls get back at Grizzlies for two losses last season

Oakmont High School built an early eight-point lead and went on to defeat Granite Bay 54-40 on Wednesday night, handing the Grizzlies their 12th loss in 13 games.The Vikings (10-4) ...

Oakmont can’t stop Granite Bay’s Duncan

Robert Duncan was lethal for Granite Bay High School on Wednesday night.Duncan made two three-pointers and scored 32 points to lead the Grizzlies (14-1) to a 53-46 road victory ove ...

CIF Playoff Seedings Take Big Hits

After pre-season trips to Las Vegas and Fresno to take on perennial powers Bishop Gorman and Clovis West, last Friday’s trek to Manteca to meet East Union in the opening round of ...

High Playoff Seeds For Falcons, Hillmen

Pioneer Valley League champion Colfax and runner-up Placer both reaped the benefits of successful seasons when the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section released its football playoff brackets S ...

Falcons' Frosh Drub Bruins, 27-8; Win PVL Crown

Color the Pioneer Valley League freshman football championship a hue of Forest Green and White. Capping off an outstanding season in which its depth came to the forefront, the C ...

CIF Playoff Primer: Myriad Possibilities Exist

The high school football post season is a week away and while the prep playoffs are always fun to talk about, it sometimes can make you dizzy trying to comprehend. Now in its seco ...