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Placer lands Mammoth accolade, state snowboarding title

It’s fitting that the Placer High snowboarding team has never been bigger than when in Mammoth. The squad, represented by some of Auburn’s most talented multi-sport st ...

SEASON IN BLOOM: Auburn-area basketball teams ready for the SJS playoffs

Of the 166 teams to earn an invitation to the Sac-Joaquin Section basketball playoffs, only 12 will be shaking hands with the familiar blue hue of section banner glory. The top fe ...

Media Life: Vets gain tombstones at Weimar TB graveyard

The recent PBS TV “American Experience” documentary provided a jaw-dropping look at tuberculosis, a disease that was one of the big nightmares of past generations. Pla ...

Traumatic brain injury can’t lessen Colfax man’s resolve

Mark Anderson is a familiar face to shoppers at Colfax’s Mar-Val Sierra Market, packing groceries and helping carry bags out to their vehicles. Beyond that occasional friend ...

Placer first, Colfax third in final Central II snowboarding standings

State or bust. The boys and girls of Placer High have collected nine total advancements to the state snowboarding championships and escaped Thursday’s California-Nevada Ski ...

Placer, Colfax students shine in fifth snowboard series race

Colfax High senior Alora Bourne edged Placer’s Lily Worthington by half a second Monday at Northstar to win the second giant slalom race amid the California-Nevada Ski and Sn ...

Colfax next for tie-in to Lincoln-North Auburn sewer link?

With a 13.5-mile sewer pipeline due to tie in North Auburn to Lincoln’s treatment plant later this year, Colfax officials are re-examining the possibility of their city linki ...

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Bear River improves to 10-3 with one-point win over San Juan

Ben O’Lena scored 20 points with four 3-pointers as the Bear River High boys basketball team snuck past San Juan Friday in 70-69 fashion. The Bruins improved to 10-3 on the ...

BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Del Oro girls oust Kennedy on the hardwood

Del Oro girls 58, Kennedy 47 Early foul trouble didn’t keep the Golden Eagles from a win over Kennedy Tuesday in preseason basketball. “It wasn’t our best game, ...

Good December starts for Auburn-area basketball teams

Ask any basketball coach and more often than not they’ll tell you that getting off to a good start to a season is always good for a team’s psyche. So far this season, ...