Colfax history

Sacramento memorial dedicated in 2003 to fallen officer Bill Bean Jr.

  10 YEARS AGO May 1, 2003 – It appears that the only thing April showers will bring this year is more rain in May. Forecasters are predicting unstable weather fo ...

Old Highway 40 was site of Glen Alder motorcycle races

  10 YEARS AGO April 24, 2003 – A man walked into Colfax City Hall Monday and asked if he could leave his trailer out front promising to return Tuesday to pick it up. ...

Trenty McNally played on Optimist All-Star football team

  10 YEARS AGO April 17, 2003 – Last weekend’s spring storm in the Sierra set a new record for the most rain on April 12. Colfax saw 1.95 inches fall in the 24-h ...

Perkins name prominent in Placer County

Atop the bluff, overlooking the city of Colfax, is a wonderful Victorian-style structure that has been a centerpiece of Colfax residences for many years. Longtime locals refer to i ...

Colfax police chiefs gather for Sgt. Cunningham send-off

  10 YEARS AGO April 10, 2003 – For the fourth time in five years, Colfax found itself under a blanket of snow in early April. The early spring snow brought chain ...

Odd Fellows, Rebekahs celebrate 100-year-plus anniversaries

  10 YEARS AGO April 3, 2003 – Construction of the new gymnasium at Colfax High School included a large crane to help lift beams into place last week. The crane w ...

Hartske helped bring Amtrak to Colfax

10 YEARS AGO March 27, 2003 – Colfax High School Varsity Cheer Squad members placed first n the Small Pom Pom Division at the Northern California Spirit Championship ho ...

Weimar's Ben Campbell competed in Pan American Games

  10 YEARS AGO March 20, 2003 – Colfax was covered in two inches of hail Saturday afternoon as a series of storms raced through the area. The unusual storm took only 2 ...

Mormon building project one of biggest in city's history

10 YEARS AGO March 13, 2003 – Minutes after suffering the worst playoff defeat in the high school’s storied girls basketball history last Saturday afternoon, the Colfa ...

Billboard installer touched 12,500-volt power line

  10 YEARS AGO Feb. 27, 2003 – A Placerville resident, Timothy Paul Cockrell, 29, was injured Thursday just after noon while working on an Interstate 80 billboard alon ...