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Colfax comedian in battle for her life

Grace White, founder of the Women Who Kick Comedy Butt tour, has defied the odds. On Nov. 6, 2007, the long-time Colfax resident was given three months to live when doctors diagno ...

Soroptimist honors Colfax High students

Colfax Soroptimist Club members recently honored four Colfax High School students: Victor Rice, Roger Whittlesey, Katie Roye and Justin Witt. Victor Rice, 17, aspires to a career ...

Program provides hot meals to hombound, seniors

Binns Melander is following in his father’s footsteps. For a number of years, longtime Auburn resident Carl Melander delivered hot meals to homebound seniors in Placer County. ...

Couple sowing their "Artistic Garden"

Bill and Susan Mansdoerfer are having the time of their lives. Since leaving behind their careers as administrators of a Christian boarding school for at-risk children, the couple ...

Carlson done with basic training

Air Force Airman Nicholas A. Carlson has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He completed an intensive eight-week program that included ...

Danny Kaye Emery

After a lengthy illness, Danny lost his valiant fight on Oct. 22, 2009 at Auburn Faith Hospital. Danny's life is a remarkable story of determination and resiliency on his part as ...

Meadow Vista painter is on the right track

On a recent business trip to Colorado, Gary Symington made an unscheduled stop. Like most of the Meadow Vista artist’s travel destinations, Golden, Colo. conveniently happened t ...

Mom, son continue fire legacy

The hours are long, the job is intense and the training is weekly. However, Dutch Flat resident Charlie Bridges, who was recently named “Placer County Fire Officer of the Year, ...

Ken Poulsen steps in as interim administrator

Poulsen steps in as interim administrator By Gloria Beverage Colfax Record Editor Retired school administrator Ken Poulsen stepped in as interim superintendent/principal of Colf ...

Heartfelt response

An overflow crowd filled Sierra Vista Center in support of a Colfax man battling chronic Lyme disease. “Saturday evening was an amazing combination of a community that cares abo ...