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Lake Arthur built for orchard irrigation

Hunting for the source of place names can be tricky. How an old and massive company like Pacific Gas and Electric came to the identities for their vast holdings is a real challengi ...

Power outage was for safety maintenance

Colfax residents experienced yet another power outage Friday, but this time it was planned. From 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 31, Pacific Gas and Electric Company interrupted the serv ...

Drum Powerhouse named after powerful man

Thousands of motorists see it daily, just north of Baxter on Interstate 80: the Drum Forebay exit. Then there’s Drum Powerhouse on the south side of the Bear River in Alta. But t ...

Residents face losses after power outage

When almost 700 Pacific Gas and Electric Company customers experienced a power outage earlier this month, one rural Colfax resident said it cost him thousands of dollars worth of e ...

Lights go out in Colfax

Nearly 700 Colfax residents experienced not one, but two, power outages Sunday morning. According to Pacific Gas and Electric spokeswoman Brandi Ehlers, the first power outage affe ...

Library has an interesting story to tell - its own

On the corner of South Main and Church streets in Colfax stands a newly refurbished and expanded Colfax Library. On its outside wall is a plaque that is the newest in town but is n ...