Colfax history

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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 ...

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One Year AgoDec. 3, 2009 – Students at Colfax Elementary School watched in amazement as an HH-60G helicopter landed on the school’s athletic field.The Blackhawk arrived ...

Marvin Inn was destroyed by fire

Colfax once had another hotel, the Marvin Inn, which was located across the street from the Colfax Hotel. It was on the site of the current dentist’s office. On Aug. 25, 1939, ...

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One Year AgoNov. 12,2009 - Honoring veterans at the Colfax cemetery, Colfax High School student, Neil Rowland joined a group of classmates and members of the Veterans of Foreign Wa ...

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One Year Ago Oct. 22, 2009 – Julia Bradley, 9, and Madison Roosen, 11, have learned there is no minimum age requirement when it comes to making a difference in the lives of othe ...

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One Year Ago Oct. 8, 2009 – Some call it a fluke, others a miracle that Dave Erickson was working where he was one fateful Friday. The AT&T splicing technician decided it was a ...