Colfax Indian Cemetery

When will cemetery district ease up?

The Colfax Cemetery District Board (Record, 2/10/22) keeps finding roadblocks for traditional burials in the Colfax Indian Cemetery. It seems for over a year now, they continue ...

Tribe needs insurance for burials

The tradition of hand digging of graves at the Colfax Indian Cemetery will continue if the Colfax-Todds Valley Consolidated Tribe can provide insurance. That was the consensus of ...

Looking back at top stories in 2010

The top stories in 2010 range from the fire that destroyed Placer County’s oldest restaurant to the budget crisis at Colfax Elementary School, from the unfortunate decision b ...

District proposes solution for Indian Cemetery

A solution to the disposition of the historic Colfax Indian Cemetery, a one-half acre burial site on Canyon Way, may be in sight. Nancy Hagman and Otis Wollan, currently the only ...

Cemetery board meets; public workshop slated

The first meeting of the newly appointed Colfax Cemetery District board was held Monday morning. According to trustee Nancy Hagman, focus of discussion was “getting organized.†...

Colfax Cemetery District board in place

Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery received approval of her appointments to the Colfax Cemetery Board from the remainder of the county board on Tuesday. In June, Montgom ...

Cemetery board appointments on hold

A former Colfax Cemetery District board member is not happy. Before she left on vacation, Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery submitted her recommendations for the three- ...

Deadline set for sale of Indian Cemetery

The Colfax Cemetery District board has set a deadline of Aug. 1 to resolve ownership of the Colfax Indian Cemetery. Members of the Colfax-Todds Valley Consolidated Tribe have bee ...

Cemetery talks stall once again

The Colfax Cemetery District Board has scheduled a meeting for 10 a.m. on April 29 to discuss the proposed sale of the historic Indian Cemetery on Canyon Way. However, it appears ...

Cemetery issues arise at meeting

It’s been a little more than a year since a storm-blown tree in the Colfax Indian Cemetery fell on a neighbor’s fence – setting off a chain of events that involved a small cl ...