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The 'real story' on Schuyler Colfax

The 18th Vice President of the U.S. and this town’s namesake was born in New York City in 1823. He and his family moved to South Bend, Indiana in 1836. There he served as deputy ...

All that remains

When fire consumed Barbara Ricci’s home in Heather Glen Estates on July 3, she got out of the house with the clothes she had on and her dog, Sasha. That’s all she has left. T ...

Writer focuses on helping teens cope

Julie Jenkins Sathe believes in giving children the tools to be the best they can be. The 49-year-old Colfax resident describes herself as a mother, stepmother and a guardian moth ...

Youth hosts auction for a cause

Alex Madsen’s eyes were wide with excitement last Wednesday evening as guests outbid each other during his benefit to stop global warming. By the evening’s end, Alex’s live ...

Student believes in getting involved

When she doesn’t have her nose buried in a book, Piper Lofrano is playing soccer, running, heading up activities at Colfax High School, studying or working. But when this busy ...

Family plans celebration of Gary Todd's life

Gary Todd’s family is planing a celebration of his life starting at noon on Sunday, July 27 at the Meadow Vista Park. An entree will be provided (barbecued turkey, tri-tip, hamb ...

Meadow Vista woman rescued after fall into canal

MEADOW VISTA — Kathy Duesing has found a guardian angel in Louis Zirelli. Duesing credits Zirelli with saving her life earlier this month after she fell into the Bear River can ...

Colfax boy wants to help environment

Instead of a birthday party, Alex Madsen, 10, is holding an auction to raise money for groups working to reverse global warming. Alex’s interest in the environment was sparked a ...

Applegate teen wins championship

PLUMAS COUNTY -- Applegate resident Sara Howard became the youngest person ever to win the Ride & Tie World Championship last Saturday. She also enters the rarified ranks of women ...

Arp honored as top assistant

Fred Arp may have retired as an assistant coach for the UC Davis football program, but the longtime Colfax resident is still reaping awards. Arp was one of three with ties to athl ...

Unique project helps students plan 'life after high school'

By the end of their junior year, Chanel Filteau, Brianna Miles and Carlos Martinez had a clearer vision on “life after high school.” The Colfax High School students gained the ...

Memorial service for former business owner Friday

A memorial service for Gina Erickson, who died June 9 in Colfax, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Colfax. Born Aug. 6, 1962 in California, Ms ...

Abby Worrall promoted to captain in U.S. Air Force, earns doctorate

Abby Lynn Worrall, valedictorian for the 1997 Colfax High School graduating class, received her doctorate of osteopathic medicine with high honors on June 1. Worrall was also pro ...