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Another Fire Fighter Dead in Carr Fire!

Another Fire Fighter Dead in Carr Fire!

The death toll in the Carr Fire has increased by one to total 8 with another firefighter losing his life this morning. Cal Fire confirmed that a heavy equipment mechanic was killed in a single vehicle crash on highway 99 south of Los Molinos, outside the fire area. CHP reports…

Oil and Gas Leases Again?

Oil and Gas Leases Again?

The Trump Administration took the first step to end a five year moratorium on the practice of fracking and conventional oil drilling on public lands in California which is triggering alarm bells among environmentalists throughout the state. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management said it’s considering new oil and natural…

Fire Near Auburn Put Out Quickly!

Fire Near Auburn Put Out Quickly!

A close call was reported yesterday when a truck pulled to side of the 49 highway in the American River Canyon and started a grass fire which was close to Auburn. The call came in shortly after 4 PM at the height of the heat of the day, and spread…

Fire Suspicious, Kills Man, Injures Teenager in Roseville!

Fire Suspicious, Kills Man, Injures Teenager in Roseville!

A fire in a garage in a home just west of Roseville yesterday morning resulted in the death of one male and hospitalized a 13 year old teenager and police investigators say the fire is being designated as suspicious. Firefighters and officers responded to the home inside a gated community…

Chief and Two Officers Retire from Auburn Police!

Chief and Two Officers Retire from Auburn Police!

The Auburn Police Department celebrated last week with three officers retiring. Chief John Ruffcorn, Sgt. Cris Forman and  Officer Allen Perez were honored with a BBQ hosted by the Auburn Officers Association.  Ruffcorn joined the Auburn force in 2008 as a Captain and caps a career in police work of…

El Dorado Sups Want More Time!

El Dorado Sups Want More Time!

El Dorado County supervisors added another ballot issue on July 24th asking voters to consider extending the terms supervisors can serve from two consecutive terms to three. The supervisors voted 3-2 to place the question on the ballot. If passed all current sitting supervisors would get to serve a third…

Nevada County Fair Opens Wednesday-Sunday

Nevada County Fair Opens Wednesday-Sunday

The Nevada County Fair opens tomorrow. Gold Country Stage will provide free fares on all routes and the shuttle bus to the Nevada County Fair stating Wednesday, August 8th, through Sunday, August 12th.  Fair-goers can catch the Grass Valley Shuttle Bus from Church and Neal Streets, at Tri Counties Bank,…

CHP Copter Pilots Do “Toe In” to Rescue Lost Hikers!

CHP Copter Pilots Do “Toe In” to Rescue Lost Hikers!

CHP Helicopter Pilots made a “Toe In” landing late yesterday after spotting two hikers that had become lost. As nighttime was descending on the El Dorado area on Pyramid Peak the Sheriff’s office requested the CHP help, and when they spotted the hikers, the terrain was uneven enough they could…

Haze All Week!

Haze All Week!

The weather is making news this week. Haze will be present most of the week, and many areas are reporting smoke and ash in the air making it a risk for anyone with respiratory conditions. Temperatures will range from the mid 90’s to the high 90’s Wednesday and Thursday. Winds…

Vandals Hit Colfax High!

Vandals Hit Colfax High!

Placer County Sheriff’s office reported vandalism exceeding 60 thousand dollars last week at the Colfax High School. Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help to locate the people responsible for the damage that occurred in two different attacks occurring between 5 PM on Sunday and 8 AM on Tuesday…

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