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Big-rig fire near Colfax slows I-80 traffic

A big rig reported to be carrying baked goods caught fire on westbound Interstate 80 near Colfax on Monday morning. The blaze incinerated the tractor trailer's contents after igni ...

Students take a walk on the wild side

Colfax Elementary School students got a special treat to end the school year when Gabe Kerschner of Wild Things Rescue Center, of Weimar, visited the school with his menagerie in t ...

Weimar's name a history mystery

A fair amount of history depends on whom you want to believe. This is a tale of two stories ? apologies to Mr. Dickens. Nestled in the Sierra foothills, partway between Colfax and ...

Man faces 22-year prison term for four Auburn, Weimar holdups

AUBURN CA - A 22-year-old Auburn man linked to four armed robberies now faces a 22-year sentence after agreeing to a no-contest plea. The string of armed holdups took place from D ...

'Potato Head' car owner puts pieces back together

?Mr. Potato Head? will ride again. The decorated vehicle is actually called ?Incognito? by its owner Kathleen Hoffman, of Meadow Vista. It was stolen in the early hours of May 27 ...

Colfax Chronicles

10 YEARS AGO May 23, 2002 ? A spring storm blew into Northern California Sunday night. By mid-day Monday, much of the greater Sacramento area was experiencing record rainfall, str ...

Cal Fire controlled burn at Mt. Howell continues

From left, Forrest Rowell, Placer County Fire resident firefighter, and Cal Fire Captain Karen Villalobos keep watch on a control burn near the Mt. Howell Lookout May 9. The yearlo ...

Triathlon to roll through Colfax again

Be on the alert while driving Sunday morning, when a leg of the 10th annual Auburn Triathlon brings over 400 bicyclists to rural Colfax roads. The competitive event draws athletes ...

Locals navigate caring for elderly parents

Parenting her parents is something Marlene Berger never thought much about until their health started to decline seven years ago. From that point on making sure they had the best ...

Placer DA: Weimar murder victim Sarah Burr shot in back

AUBURN CA - A single gunshot in the back from a hunting rifle killed murder victim Sarah Burr as she was walking toward the front door, prosecutors are contending in the case again ...