People

Age immaterial for making a difference

Julia Bradley, 9, and Madison Roosen, 11, have learned there is no minimum age requirement when it comes to making a difference in the lives of others.Both recently donated their h ...

Services Friday for soldier killed in Afghanistan

Memorial services for U.S. Army Sgt. Joshua Mitchell Hardt, 24, will start at 10 a.m. on Friday at Parkside Church of the Nazarene, 3885 Richardson drive in auburn. Sgt. Hardt’s ...

Alta couple learn there's life after teaching

By Cheri March Colfax Record Correspondent A mathematician and an artist, Joe and Barbara Hoffman might seem like the classic odd couple. But the Alta pair has found common grou ...

It's not about bringing home the bacon

Residents follow their passion into new careers By Marci Seither Colfax Record Correspondent The unsteady economy and rising jobless rate have left many local residents anxious ...

Soldier with Lyme disease needs help

All he wanted to do was serve his country. Unfortunately, 26-year-old Jeremiah “Jimmy” Katches never got that opportunity. The Colfax resident had graduated from Washington Adu ...

Applegate man killed in Afghanistan

A Placer High School graduate is among the casualties of one of the single deadliest attacks in Afghanistan. Josh Hardt, 24, of Applegate, was killed during a weekend attack in an ...

Weimar man's hobby proves fruitful

It’s not often that you find your future in a box discarded behind the supermarket. But not much about Weimar historian, author and artist Pat Jacobsen’s career path has been t ...

Placer Land Trust welcomes Gregg McKenzie

Gregg McKenzie, a Colfax High School graduate, has been named to the board of directors for the Placer Land Trust. McKenzie is an independent consultant with expertise in restorat ...

Caring for others with compassion

“Getting older isn’t easy,” said 83-year-old Byron Schroeder. “One day you wake up and can’t remember when you were born, where you were born or even if you were born. So ...

Weimar teen describes vicious dog attack

It’s been almost a week since four pitbulls attacked him and Joseph “JoJo” Kerschner still has the fresh wounds that remind him of the scary encounter. There are ...