Colfax

Area roundup: Golden Eagles volleyball, tennis teams earn victories

Stephanie Solich had 10 kills and four blocks and Morgan Lees added eight kills as Del Oro (15-4) beat visiting 25-22, 25-23, 25-17 in the Sierra Valley League opener Wednesday. Br ...

Colfax soccer player suffers concussion at Nevada Union

Colfax goalkeeper Lukas Christenson suffered a concussion Tuesday at Nevada Union while attempting to make a save. Falcons boys soccer coach Jim Logan said Christenson, who was ki ...

Fire near Foresthill grows to 2,400 acres, 30 percent contained

UPDATE 7:40 P.M. July 15 - The Robbers Fire grew to 2,400 acres by Sunday evening - up from 2,250 earlier in the day - but firefighters were able to contain 30 percent of it. The ...

Robbers Fire expands to 2,250 acres burned

UPDATE 12:00 P.M. July 15 - The Robbers Fire grew to 2,250 acres overnight Saturday and was 20 percent contained as of Sunday morning. The fire started Wednesday afternoon at Shirt ...

200-acre fire burns between Foresthill and Colfax

  More than 250 firefighters were working into Wednesday night against the threat of increasing winds to stop the spread of the Robbers Fire. The fire erupted in steep canyon ...

Snake caught mid-meal on Bear River embankment

When Terry Hurley took his son and daughter into the mountains near Colfax on Father's Day, he only expected to get some gold prospecting done. Instead, he came away with a new app ...

Five area athletes go from Sierra to 4-year colleges

ROCKLIN ? Annette Merjano may still have a few more games in her Sierra College career but her next stop isn?t far from her mind. Merjano, a Del Oro High grad, announced Wednesday ...

Host Del Oro sweeps invite

LOOMIS – Del Oro High senior Brie Simmons isn’t used to having competition so when she found herself next to Gabby Williams of Reed (Sparks, Nev.) she embraced the challenge. T ...

Spring turkey season opens March 31

Beginning Saturday, March 31, gobbler hunters again can prowl the backcountry in pursuit of traditional Thanksgiving table fare. The season continues through May 6.Shooting hours a ...

Home sweet home, area teams gear up home playoff games

Home court advantage may be one of the most overhyped aspects in all of sports but when four area girls basketball teams host first-round CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoff games toda ...

Woodcreek girls march into Del Oro tourney semis

Woodcreek High School’s girls basketball team continued its early roll with a 64-31 pounding of Colfax on Thursday in the first round of the Lady Eagles Invitational at Del O ...

Five deer found dead near Colfax home

A Colfax-resident reported five dead deer near her home since mid-September, and suspects they may have died from a common virus. Fish and Game officials have yet to inspect the d ...

Playoff Push

The release of brackets for the upcoming CIF Sac-Joaquin Section football playoffs will be this Saturday afternoon and at least for this year anyway, it appears that less equals mo ...

High-Powered Football Playoff Fields Loom

While it’s still a little fuzzy on some points, bit-by-bit the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section’s football playoff picture is starting to sort itself out, well, sort of. And, while t ...

Chris Gardner Band To Perform For Colfax Recreation

The Chris Gardner Band, recently tagged as the Sacramernto area's top country band by a poll held by radio station 101.9 The Wolf, will perfrom Sunday, July 3rd at the Colfax City ...