Colfax history

Colfax Chronicles

One Year AgoMarch 4, 2010 – Colfax looks good for its age.Council members celebrated the city’s 100-year mark on Feb. 24 with cake. Also on display was a proclamation f ...

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One Year AgoFeb. 11, 2010 – Weimar Hills School sixth grader Jayden Cypress won the school level National Geographic Bee with questions regarding the U.S., Canada, Japan and ...

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One Year AgoFeb. 4, 2010 – It was rivalry week for the Colfax High School JV girl’s basketball team last week and the Lady Falcons responded with a pair of impressive Pioneer V ...

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One Year AgoJan. 21, 2010 – Colfax Green Machine President Tom Keshishian recently presented a sign to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary.Each month the Green mach ...

Lobner family left Europe to seek fortune in America

Among the pioneers to reach California in 1854 were Leopold and Josephine Lobner. They were seeking a share of the fortune in gold to be found in California. Leopold was born in ...

California made little effort to protect Indians

A couple of weeks ago I talked about the hunting and genocide of the Indians in our area. In response, the Colfax Record received a letter from a “historian” living north of C ...

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One Year AgoJan. 7, 2010 – While renovating the Colfax Library building at the corner of Church and Main streets, construction workers have unearthed items dating back to the ...

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One Year AgoDec. 31, 2009 – A tragedy was averted Tuesday morning when CHP officers and Dutch Flat farrier Sean North managed to round up two horses walking on westbound Intersta ...

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One Year AgoDec. 24, 2009 – Colfax won the Rosemont Roundup last weekend and has played a tough pre-season slate, which includes games with El Camino, Berkeley, Grant, Palma of S ...

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One Year AgoDec. 17, 2009 – Rain and chilly temperatures didn’t stop folks from visiting with Santa or attending the Soroptimist’s annual Soup Kitchen on Saturday ...