Milestones

Graduation - a success to build on

Last Saturday was the highlight of the year for the 133 Colfax High School seniors as they proudly received their diplomas. Saturday’s 9 a.m. commencement ceremony at the hi ...

Storm in 1963 washed out part of Iowa Hill bridge

  10 YEARS AGO Feb. 6, 2003 – Storm brings traffic to a halt and eight were injured in multiple crashes. The series of accidents Saturday afternoon along Interstate 80 ...

Snow covered Colfax on Dec. 19 a decade ago

10 YEARS AGO Dec. 26, 2002 – A severe winter storm blew into the Sierra, bringing winds, power outages, rain, snow and road closures to the region. A fresh coat of snow cove ...

Local Santas inspired community spirit

Like most Christmas traditions, Santa Claus came from the old world, Europe, with immigrants and pioneers. The modern figure was derived from the Dutch figure of Sinterklaas, who, ...

Is Colfax 'Got Milk, USA'?

10 YEARS AGO Nov. 7, 2002 – Reports that Colfax was one of a dozen or more cities invited by the California Milk Processing Board to change its name to Got Milk, Ca., have p ...

Bast, Ermolenko wed

Kari Dee Bast of Meadow Vista and Adam Guy Ermolenko of Derbyshire, England were married May 1, 2010 at Alta Sierra Country Club, Grass Valley by the bride’s uncle, Kenneth Jezek ...