highway 174

Reader Input: Thanks for repaving 174

A great big “thank you” to everyone involved in the repaving of Highway 174. An absolutely outstanding job was performed. A great team was assembled and through a lot o ...

Roadways prepped for winter weather

Summer’s dry weather is the ideal time to work on paving projects, and that’s exactly what Caltrans has been doing lately. Last week, contractors and sub-contractors w ...

Colfax man dies in collision with concrete truck

Donald Bisbee, 48, of Colfax, lost his life Saturday morning when the 2003 Toyota pickup truck he was driving was hit by a concrete truck just north of the Placer-Nevada County lin ...

Popular Auburn restaurant server, 3-year-old son die in crash

  Patrons and employees of Auburn’s Club Car bar and restaurant are mourning the loss of popular server Janelle Dieteren. Dieteren, 25, was killed along with her 3-yea ...

The man behind the highway: Fallen Officer Bill Bean Jr.

Street names are one thing for honoring a person?s notable contributions to society. When state and federal transportation entities started organizing highways, a numbering system ...

Distracted drivers pose real danger

Colfax High School students will learn about the dangers of distracted driving at a school assembly on Dec. 2. Colfax seniors Haley Biles, Patrick Cabrera and Savannah Newman organ ...

Colfax Chronicles

One Year Ago May 27, 2010 –When Colfax High soccer team played its final game last week, it signaled more than the end of the season. For seniors KC Capuchino, Ashley Broussard ...

CHP report on Foresthill Road double-fatal crash nearly done

A California Highway Patrol investigation is nearing completion into a crash on Foresthill Road two months ago that left two people dead and the driver of the other car seriously i ...

Placer DA, courts put two highly charged fatal distracted-driving cases under microscope

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is now focusing on two high-profile, distracted-driving crashes that left three people dead. After more than a year, the trial of a ...