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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 ...

Racing in this family's blood

When the green flag drops, mild-mannered Colfax resident Colby Wiesz lets the dirt fly. Wiesz, who works during the week as an equipment mechanic for Placer County, can be found ...

Third trustee appointed to cemetery board

Colfax resident Charles Gray has been appointed to fill the vacant seat on the Colfax Cemetery District board of trustees.Nominated by Placer County Supervisor Jennifer Montgomery, ...

Fire department receives safety apparatus

Raymond Spencer Jr. believed in serving his community and his country, recalls his father, Raymond Spencer Sr. of Weimar. “He loved the Army. He loved being a firefighter. He lo ...

Smiths going to Washington

The Smiths are going to Washington. Or at least one of their puzzles is. Owners of Puzzle People, Pat and Michael Smith have created a wooden puzzle that features Bo, the newest r ...

Five new volunteer firefighters inducted

By Tom Durkin Colfax Record Correspondent Five new volunteer firefighters were inducted into the Colfax Fire Department during Tuesday night’s Colfax City Council meeting. I ...

Local doc celebrates 30 years

Kurtis Fox hasn’t strayed too far from home. In fact, the general practitioner, who opened his medical practice in Colfax on July 1, 1979, lives in the house once owned by hi ...

She's proud to be an American

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands ... ”After the morning bell rings these are the words recited i ...