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UC Cooperative Extension Announces 2018 Shepherd Skills Workshops

UC Cooperative Extension Announces 2018 Shepherd Skills Workshops

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) has set dates for the 2018 Shepherd Skills Workshops. Now in its fifth year, this workshop series provides hands-on learning opportunities for new and aspiring sheep producers. Led by UCCE Livestock and Natural Resources Advisor and sheep producer Dan Macon, the workshops will…

Heavenly Mountain Claims Life Of Santa Rosa Man

Heavenly Mountain Claims Life Of Santa Rosa Man

Heavenly Mountain Resort confirmed that a fatal incident took place on the mountain Dec. 27, involving a 49-year-old Santa Rosa, Calif., man. Heavenly Mountain Ski Patrol responded to a medical incident on a beginner run near Poma Trail. After emergency care and evaluation, the man was pronounced deceased by Tahoe…

El Dorado County To Host Tourism Summit

El Dorado County To Host Tourism Summit

On Friday, Jan. 19 the El Dorado County Visitors Authority will host its first Tourism Summit at the Holiday Inn Express in El Dorado Hills from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Attendees will hear from industry leaders on timely topics including the Power of Partnerships, The Dos and Don’ts of Responding to…

A Deeper Look At Pioneer Community Energy

A Deeper Look At Pioneer Community Energy

Barry Stigers, KAHI’s former News Director, now retired, contributes a weekly commentary to KAHI called ‘Focus.’ Barry has been working with KAHI News investigating the Pioneer Community Energy switch-over. The following is a transcript of his most recent investigative report that was aired on KAHI Thursday December 28th: Three weeks…

Help El Edorado County Reach 1 Billion Steps

Help El Edorado County Reach 1 Billion Steps

El Dorado County is participating in the American Public Health Association’s (APHA’s) 1 Billion Steps Challenge and is encouraging residents to walk, roll and get moving in order to help APHA collectively hit 1 billion steps by April 8, 2018. Residents can participate in the challenge by registering at https://stridekick.com/tc/apha18…

DWR’s First Snow Survey Set For Jan. 3rd

DWR’s First Snow Survey Set For Jan. 3rd

The Department of Water Resources (DWR) will conduct the first of five scheduled snow surveys in 2018 at Phillips Station in the Sierra on January 3. The Phillips snow course is one of hundreds that will be measured during the winter and early spring to support the California Cooperative Snow…

Bus Drivers Needed As TART Gears Up For Winter With Expanded Services

Bus Drivers Needed As TART Gears Up For Winter With Expanded Services

Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit winter operations are underway with extended winter hours on the Truckee local route and Donner Summit shuttle. Regional TART extended night winter services begins Dec. 21, with routes extending to 2:00 a.m. However, Placer County will need to delay the planned offering of service every…

Upcoming Holidays Mean Maximum Enforement From CHP

Upcoming Holidays Mean Maximum Enforement From CHP

As Californians get ready for holiday travel, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is set to begin its Christmas Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP). The holiday enforcement effort is designed to help ensure the safety of the motoring public during a time when celebrations are in full swing. The MEP begins at…

Residents React to Pioneer Community Energy

Residents React to Pioneer Community Energy

Social media is exploding with information and misinformation about Pioneer Community Energy. Placer County and the cities of Auburn, Colfax, Lincoln, Loomis, and Rocklin have partnered to provide a Community Choice Aggregation program with more stable rates and lower-cost electricity to the residents and businesses within their jurisdictions. Community Choice…

Community Support Needed As 27 Year Veteran Firefighter Fights For His Life

Community Support Needed As 27 Year Veteran Firefighter Fights For His Life

After 27 years as a firefighter protecting lives and property, Trent Lindholdt, Father, Son, Brother, and soon to be husband has been diagnosed with stage 4 Malignant Epithelial Neoplasm Cancer. Trent, who is 47, started his firefighting career with the United States Fire Service, at the age of 20. Leaving…