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SNOW DAYS: Placer, Colfax, Del Oro teams enjoy success on the slopes

As evident by state championship results each season, Auburn-area students have a particular knack for navigating the slopes. Placer High’s snowboarding team, reigning Calif ...

UTTER SILENCE: Placer quiets Lincoln surge with dominant final minutes

Up three points with two minutes to play, the Placer High boys basketball team needed either spectacular defense or clutch offense to escape Tuesday’s Pioneer Valley League s ...

STAR IN THE MAKING: Local student Gabriella Brittner thrills PVL hoops crowd with halftime show

By the time 11-year-old Chicago Park Elementary student Gabriella Brittner had narrowed the field of “halftime musical chairs basketball” to just herself and four older ...

Bruins hold off Falcons, 80-76, in triple overtime thriller

COLFAX – There was a lot of give and take in Friday night’s Pioneer Valley League boys basketball opener played here between Colfax’s Falcons and Bear River Bruin ...

New life for the Old Pharmacy

Coming home from skiing, Sherri Peterson would always get hungry at Exit 135. “Colfax is half-way to Boreal, where I ski, and it is a wonderful place to pull over,” sa ...

Colfax leaders look forward to productive 2016

Improving the local economy and attracting visitors are two issues Colfax leaders said this week they would like to focus on in 2016. And, city leaders said, they want to build on ...

Colfax wants all its railroad books as Colfax is ‘Train Town USA’

Re: Railroad books back on the shelf at library, front page Colfax Record Dec. 24. Mary George, Placer County Library Director of Services, we want all our railroad books; Colfax ...

Dec. 21 Auburn-Area prep hoops roundup

Placer boys runner-up in Rocklin Tourney The Hillmen rolled Del Campo 70-41 in Thursday’s Rocklin Tournament opener, and then ousted host Rocklin 70-47 in the tournament fin ...

Dec. 13 Prep Hoops Roundup: Bear River, Placer, Del Oro, Colfax, Forest Lake Christian

Lehigh Tournament REDDING — After leading early in Friday’s semifinal game with Shasta in the Leigh Classic, the Bear River boys couldn’t keep up with the Wolves ...

Preseason basketball report: Placer, Del Oro, Forest Lake and Colfax find early success

Placer girls 52, Nevada Union 44 A Nevada Union girls basketball program on the heels of back-to-back entries in the D1 Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs had all kinds of trouble with ...

Colfax, Forest Lake, Foresthill prep for hoop matchups

Area basketball fans will enjoy a terrific lineup of December games on the local hardwood. Boys In the battle of neighboring Falcons, Colfax and Forest Lake boys meet in an intri ...

Colfax skate park has supporters but no location

Although there is support within the community for a Colfax skate park, it has remained an idea because proponents cannot find a place to put one. Sgt. Ty Conners, Colfax substati ...

Auburn-area volleyball playoffs: Bear River survives quarterfinal scare

It took finishing blows at the end of ridiculously long points, some tight-rope-walking by Nerissa Long’s kills and an improbably come-from-behind rally, but the Bear River H ...

New dam plans go under Nevada County supes scrutiny

Nevada County’s Board of Supervisors were told Nevada Irrigation District’s plans for a dam on the Bear River between Meadow Vista and Colfax will help during a prolong ...