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American Fire concerns generate biomass energy plant interest in Foresthill

FORESTHILL -- Seen as a way to curtail the threat of fire in Foresthill, the idea of building a forest-fuels-consuming biomass energy plant in the community is gaining traction. T ...

Foresthill's heart belongs to American River firefighters

FORESTHILL — For several nights in a row, the McNary household heard the cacophony of honking and yelling coming from the outskirts of Foresthill’s downtown. Kristina ...

Sheriff's Office seeks bank robbery suspect

Placer County Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a man who robbed a bank in Kings Beach at 10:30 Friday, Aug. 23.        Dena ...

Loomis strike team makes narrow escape at American Fire

Loomis strike team members had a harrowing experience while fighting the American Fire. On their first day out, the four-member Loomis Fire Protection District crew escaped unharm ...

Media Life: Auburn Cemetery tour to reveal major historical haunts

  Auburn’s past can be told through its cemeteries, and the Auburn Cemetery’s manicured expanse of lawn and oak-shaded headstones can yield some interesting stori ...

American Fire makes new advances away from Foresthill

The American Fire was eastward Thursday, forcing firefighters to set up new fire lines to hold it along the Western States Trail. The 13-day-old fire’s burn footprint had gr ...

Del Oro grads Kyle Russell, Brandon Monroe and Ryan Otten making sports news

Russell selected for U.S. Junior National Volleyball team  We are catching up with former Del Oro High athletes, who this week are in the sports news, literally around the g ...

Del Oro fall sports get underway

Athletes at Del Oro High began fall sports practices last week with a full head of steam pointing towards their 2013 schedules that will kickoff over the next two weeks. Smoke from ...

Nonprofit used furniture store will help the needy

A Loomis family’s latest business venture will benefit the needy and local nonprofit groups. James Moll owns J.S. Contracting Service, a resort renovating business. His late ...