western states trail

American Fire’s burned trails near Foresthill to stay closed until May

 The U.S. Forest Service has assessed conditions on two popular trails in the American Fire burn footprint and is keeping stretches of the Western States Trail and OHV Trail L ...

Western States Trail, Gold Rush ghost towns in American Fire path

  A fire in steep, inhospitable terrain northeast of Foresthill grew overnight Monday and the U.S. Forest Service was digging in Tuesday for a long fight with a stubborn foe ...

Horseback rider falls off Western States trail

A man and his horse tumbled down a steep embankment at the Auburn State Recreation Area on Sunday, injuring the man and crippling the horse. Supervising Park Ranger Scott Liske sa ...

A man to match these mountains

Previously in this column, we shared the tale of the Pullman railcar at the Historic Passenger depot complex. Immediately, requests were voiced for the story of Wendell Towle Robie ...