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Coloma Fire Contained

Coloma Fire Contained

The Adventure Fire burned 200 acres Thursday in Coloma, along Highway 49 and near River Bend Resort.  Crews had 100 percent containment by Thursday night. The fire ignited around 2 p.m. and burned in grassy oak woodlands on both sides of Hwy. 49 north of Marshall grade. Cal Fire said…

Energy Demand Forecasted to Peak Today

Energy Demand Forecasted to Peak Today

Consumers are urged to reduce their energy use today, during the later afternoon when air conditioners drive consumption to the highest point of the day. The California Independent System operator corporation (ISO) is declaring a Flex Alert for today, for the state. Energy demand is expected to be high between…

Placer County Sheriff’s Office Lights Special Olympics Torch… and Runs

Placer County Sheriff’s Office Lights Special Olympics Torch… and Runs

Each year, members of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office take part in the Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics. Today, more than 20 sheriff’s employees will carry the torch in three- to five-mile legs, from Beal’s Point in Granite Bay to the California State Capitol in Sacramento, a total of…

Wildlife Feeling Impact of Drought

Wildlife Feeling Impact of Drought

  Wildlife Rehabilitator and Director of Wildlife Education at the Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, Kari Freidig, gave KAHI’s Sarah McCormick a tour of the facility in Loomis this week.  The facility is usually filled with chittering birds and oftentimes small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and more. She discussed how the drought is effecting the ecology…

Placer County Sheriff’s Office Is Asking For Help Identifying The Pharmacy Robber

Placer County Sheriff’s Office Is Asking For Help Identifying The Pharmacy Robber

                                                    The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of robbing pharmacies in Kings Beach, Colfax, Incline…

Former Employees at Waste Management Charged With Embezzlement

Former Employees at Waste Management Charged With Embezzlement

Two former employees of Waste Management in Grass Valley are charged with embezzlement of more than $120,000 and falsifying documents. Criminal complaints were filed on April 7th. against Randal Lee Gassaway and Christopher Joshua Howie, accusing the two of falsifying invoices for redeemed recyclables between 2012 and 2014. The crimes…

The Moose Is Safe

The Moose Is Safe

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is crediting the media with their assistance in locating the stolen moose head from Sunnyside Resort in North Lake Tahoe. On Monday, a citizen came forward stating he had located the lost Sunnyside’s moose head. The person said they found it on the side of…

South Lake Tahoe Fire Captain Arrested For Felony

South Lake Tahoe Fire Captain Arrested For Felony

South Lake Tahoe Police arrested someone who was supposed to be one of their own, a South Lake Fire Captain. On Thursday, 44-year-old Mark Wygant was arrested on a felony charge of sexual exploitation of a child.  The fire captain has been placed on paid administrative leave during the federal…

AAA Offers Preparedness Advice to Help You Confront Catastrophes

AAA Offers Preparedness Advice to Help You Confront Catastrophes

AAA Offers Preparedness Advice to Help You Confront Catastrophes Natural calamities may strike at any moment. They are often unannounced, and preparation in advance can help increase your chances of survival as well as how quickly you and your family can recover. AAA spokesperson Cynthia Harris said in a press…

Racially Motivated Prank Sends 13 Oakmont Students To Court

Racially Motivated Prank Sends 13 Oakmont Students To Court

Thirteen Oakmont High School teens now face hate crime charges after Roseville Police said the group targeted a fellow student as part of a racially motivated prank. Apparently the group, consisting of both boys and girls, went to the home of an African American student and covered the front lawn with…

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