Railroad Days

Thanks to quilt show volunteers

Many thanks to the wonderful volunteers who helped make our annual Outdoor Quilt Show a success. At 7 a.m. Saturday morning, a half-dozen Calfire workers arrived with their tall ...

Colfax celebrating centennial

No birthday party would be complete without music. In fact, several local musicians have been invited to perform throughout this weekend’s Railroad Days festival. Opening the f ...

"Lady" Carolyn to uncover history

?Lady? Carolyn Runnells will be weaving tales of fashion and history at the historic Colfax Theatre at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25. Carolyn Runnells has been entertaining audience ...

Sewing up a bit of local history

At 72, Melba Wren has lost track of how many quilts she has made in her lifetime.She just knows she fell in love with the art form when she was a little girl — learning from ...

Festival tracks city's rich heritage

It’s a birthday party and everyone is invited. The city of Colfax’s Centennial will be celebrated during the annual Railroad Days festival scheduled Sept. 25 and 26 throughout ...

Artifacts donated to Historic Society

By Gloria Beverage Colfax Record Editor A collection of items owned by Morris Lobner, first freight depot agent for the Central Pacific Railroad in Colfax, has been donated to the ...

Going for gold

“Perseverance, honey.” Those two words reflect the spirit of Carol Ebbitt, who has claimed several state and national gold panning championship titles. The 70-year-old Lincoln ...