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First Falcons had to overcome obstacles

Glenn Poole remembers just like it was yesterday. The bus trips to the Auburn Fairgrounds for practice. Having classes on how to put on a football uniform. Finally finding a place ...

Retired officers reach out to colleagues

When a police officer is killed in the line of duty, he is often hailed as a hero who “paid the ultimate price.”And yet, officers who end their own lives are not given ...

Local pair giddy new grandparents

“I used to see new grandparents being over-the-top gushy and think ‘Please. It’s just a baby,’” chuckles Alta resident Dena Saunders. “But as soon as it happens to you ...

Colfax couple strives to preserve past

Colfax residents Ken and Mickey Fletcher are living in the past – and they wouldn’t have it any other way. Since moving to the Cape Horn area 20 years ago, the couple has spen ...

Two local residents finish CHP Academy

Two area men are among those who recently completed California Highway Patrol cadet training. Brett Martin of Auburn is a 2003 graduate of Colfax High School. He graduated from ...

Officer shooting stirs local memories

Colfax High School graduate Carissa (Marson) Lewis has been in Sacramento maintaining a bedside vigil over her husband, Duke Lewis, since Saturday. A Sacramento County Sheriff’s ...

'Found' objects call to artist

When Colfax graphic designer Linda Wilbourn signed up for a photography class, she started scouring local flea markets and yard sales for found objects.Somewhere along the way, she ...

Tales of area's early Chinese recaptured

In the children’s party game, “Telephone,” the first player whispers a phrase or sentence to the player seated next to her. Each player then whispers what he believes he hear ...

Volunteers have burning ambition

Colfax firefighters donate their time to keep community safe By Cheri March Colfax Record Correspondent At a time when many city services are being cut back nationwide, the Colf ...

Memorial services planned for retired California Highway Patrol commander

Funeral services for Lt. John McDonald, former California Highway Patrol commander of the Gold Run office, are scheduled for Saturday in Colfax. Lt. McDonald died at the age of 65 ...