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Plump pumpkins, silly scarecrows winners crowned

With pumpkins weighing in at more than 1,000 pounds and mechanical-operated scarecrows, judges had some stiff competition for Saturday’s Auburn Community Festival. The 18th ...

Museum visitor's lucky number is 85,000

Reno resident Dennis Kaufmann walked through the front door of the Colfax Heritage Museum at 9:50 a.m. Oct. 4, becoming the 85,000th visitor to the museum since it opened in Januar ...

Feat of clay

This is how I begin my “Art of Sculpting” classes: My students, for the most part, have had little or no sculpting experience and in some cases, have never even touch ...

Community rallies in wake of fire

The fast-moving Applegate Fire, which burned 459 acres and destroyed six homes, was not enough to extinguish the spirit of a tight-knit community. In the wake of the destructive b ...

Children focus of fun fundraiser

With each lap around a small figure-8 at the historic Clipper Gap School, the tricycle-riding students raised a little more money for the Head Start program Thursday morning. The ...

‘Infamous Angel’ back for more

I first discovered Iris Dement in the finale of the TV series, Northern Exposure, as the most haunting and beautiful song, Our Town, ran through the final credits. Within days I ha ...

Alex Ramon’s in a magic ‘State’

His former employers run the “happiest place on earth” and “the greatest show on earth.” Now Alex Ramon is about to find himself at the “most anticipa ...

This legend’s told through music, art

According to Roger McNamee, Albany, New York is a good town to be from, but he was ready to come to the West Coast and find out what the world was really like. That was the summer ...

Saturday's Bingo Night is Green Machine fundraiser

  Thursday, Oct. 16 Colfax Area Heritage Museum open daily from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 99 Railroad St. 346-8599 Fitness for Seniors, 10-11 a.m. Thursdays at Colfax Methodist ...

Friends plan fundraiser to aid Folsom family

The community is rallying together next week to support a Folsom family in need of financial assistance. Michelle Kinkaid, of Folsom, recently lost her husband Jason to a long bat ...