power outages

UPDATE 11/30 5:25 P.M.: PG&E list of current power outages in the Sierra region

UPDATE 11/30 5:25 P.M.: Pacific Gas and Electric has issued this list of current outages as of 5 p.m. Friday. Currently there are 358 customers currently without power.  ...

Piling it on: Rain, wind, snow pummel Auburn, Sierra

The wind and rain kept on coming Thursday, buffeting Auburn and environs in the latest of a series of winter storms expected to continue into the weekend. And while that translate ...

Deep powder, no power in wake of Arctic blast

The mixed blessings of a harsh blast of winter weather Friday left thousands without power in Colfax and Foresthill – and ski resorts exulting over a deep deposit of fresh powder ...

Help available during outages

Only two individuals requested emergency assistance during last week’s power outages, reported Donna Barkle, coordinator of the Colfax Kiwanis’ Special Needs Assistance Program ...

Slide closes Interstate 80

Last weekend’s storm dumped more than six inches of rain in Colfax, reported weather expert Mike Crum of Alta. “This is the wettest December since 2005,” he said. “We have ...

Rare snow day delivers a mixed bag to Auburn, foothills

The Auburn area woke up Monday to one of the heaviest snowfalls in recent memory. Auburn was hit hard overnight by a storm that brought freezing temperatures and four inches of th ...

Weather wreaks havoc

After two days of nearly steady rainfall, residents are beginning to feel the effects. A large tree toppled into power lines on Canyon Way near Siems Way knocking out power to nea ...