American River Canyon

Placer County coroner probes cause of canyon death near Auburn

A cause had not been determined Thursday in the death of a Nevada County man whose body was discovered Tuesday in the American River canyon near Auburn. A Placer County Sheriff&rs ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

101-year-old locomotive with Auburn history travels to new home in Willits

An honored guest during celebrations surrounding the 100th birthday party for the Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge in 2012, Engine 202 made the move Wednesday from Auburn to its n ...

Hiker who died in American River canyon ID’d

A 59-year-old American River canyon hiker who died Sunday has been identified. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that Richard Bell of Roseville died of coronar ...

Man dies during American River canyon hike

A 59-year-old Roseville man died Sunday after collapsing on a hike in the American River canyon. The man had complained of tightness in his chest at the Highway 49 bridge before g ...

Dry conditions making Auburn a bear magnet

  On the lip of prime bear habitat in the American River canyon, Auburn is poised for an earlier-than-usual midsummer’s uptick in bruin encounters. The state Departmen ...

ER doctor aids injured firefighter as fire threatened his Auburn home

Dr. Martin Rosengreen had just fixed some food after coming home from a shift in the Sutter Roseville Medical Center emergency room when he saw smoke rising outside, near his Aubur ...

Canyon cottage offers tranquil lifestyle, breathtaking views

When she and her husband, Jim, decided to downsize, Auburn’s Norma Ferris wanted “a cottage small and a waterfall.” They found their cottage and although it was ...

Sierra Nevada Endurance Run is Saturday

Runners from across the country will compete in the annual Sierra Nevada Endurance Runs today along the North Fork of the American River Canyon.There will be 12K, 25- and 50-mile e ...

Region’s fire officials urge residents to ring their homes with healthy stretch of defensible space

Monday was the official start of fire season, and fire crews say they are prepared, but are asking for citizen help as well. “What they should be doing is clearing away that fl ...