gertrude paul

Scoop Thurman, former owner of Colfax Record, namesake of award

Scoop Thurman, former Colfax Record owner, came to the foothills in 1918 to recover from tuberculosis. Thurman and his wife, Suzie, purchased the Colfax Record in 1919. The Scoop ...

Colfax Chronicles

10 YEARS AGO Feb. 7, 2002 – A 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck the Colfax area at 6:38 a.m. Monday. From all reports, however, its bark was much worse than its bite. “It sounde ...

Soak up local heritage at Colfax Museum

The Heritage Trail tour of Placer County museums coming up Aug. 6 and 7 is a great way to learn about the area’s rich history. Those who can’t make it to next weekend’s event ...

Digging into the story behind settler Jacob Kek

Historic Colfax, thanks to the diligence of Gertrude Paul and her work with the Colfax Area Historical Society, has plaques on each of the buildings on North Main Street. As a resu ...