winterfest

Soroptimists’ Soup Kitchen heads into 39th year

All-you-can-eat homemade soups and garlic bread will be served at the Colfax Soroptimists’ Soup Kitchen from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9. The soup kitchen is open before the annua ...

Have a happy Thanksgiving weekend!

As we juggle work, family, house maintenance, errands and a multitude of other responsibilities every day, it’s easy to forget about the acts of kindness around us that we ta ...

Parade of Lights needs vehicle entries

 The Colfax Lions Club needs the community’s help to make this year’s Parade of Lights a success on Dec. 9, according to club organizers. Vehicle, float and pedes ...

Kelly Molloy: mother, community service volunteer and Winterfest organizer

A native of South San Francisco, community volunteer Kelly Molloy helps organize Winterfest, one of the biggest fundraisers in Colfax. Although Molloy and her family have owned pr ...

Annual Soup Kitchen a warm addition to Saturday's popular Colfax Winterfest

 The rain slightly dampened the downtown festivities Saturday at the Colfax Winterfest but the precipitation could not take away the holiday spirit of those residents braving ...

Sixth annual Winterfest celebration Dec. 10 welcomes Christmas season

More than 4,000 residents and visitors are expected to celebrate Christmas early at the Dec. 10’s annual Winterfest celebration in the downtown area Saturday night. Winterfe ...

Soroptimists host 29th annual soup kitchen Dec. 10

Before Winterfest activities begin in downtown Colfax on Dec. 10, celebrants can feast on a meal of hot soup at a local service club’s soup kitchen. Sponsored by the Colfax ...

38th annual Colfax Christmas Project Dec. 10 gives back

For one local Realtor, the Soroptimist’s 38th annual Colfax Christmas Project is a personal way of giving back to her community. When Stephanie Gargan first came to Colfax 2 ...

Chamber of Commerce president praises Colfax residents

Hello, Colfax. I am enjoying the rain with the snow above us!  Keep it up! The city of Colfax has completed two major projects this year. One was the completi ...

Winterfest lights the night

Colfax  was fun for the whole family Saturday as the fifth annual Winterfest celebration took over downtown. A crowd of hundreds braved the cold. The holiday festival include ...

Up next: Saturday’s Winterfest celebration, Parade of Lights

Santa will make an early appearance this holiday season in Saturday’s Colfax Lions’ Parade of Lights, according to Lions’ organizers. A highlight of the fifth a ...

Fireworks fundraiser Friday

Although Friday’s fireworks fundraiser is free, Colfax leaders say the strategy has worked in the past. Colfax City Councilman Tony Hesch said events such as the spaghetti f ...

Winterfest organizers asking for volunteers

As magical as the annual Winterfest event seems, it takes plenty of real hands-on work to make it a success year after year. Community members are asked to step forward in order t ...

Holiday project aids those in need

The members of Soroptimist International of Colfax know how to throw a party – the kind that really benefits those in need. Saturday morning, starting of a day of Winterfest ...