Kari Freidig

Lending creatures, mostly small, a helping hand

Don’t bolt your food! Sage advice when it comes to child rearing, but downright dangerous counsel for those who feast on the forest floor. For a bird of prey, every moment ...

Auburn poised to clock in for time change

For owners of old and prized clocks in Auburn, it brings on an uncomfortable quandary. If you’re someone who has trouble because of a penchant for sleeping in, Sunday will g ...

Organization has heart for the wild

An Auburn-based organization founded in 1985 has rescued, rehabilitated and released thousands of wild animals. Gold Country Wildlife Rescue, a nonprofit organization with 45 vol ...

Youth deer hunt is on

Expanding a controversial youth deer hunt got the OK from Placer County’s Fish and Game Commission on Wednesday amid a rancorous discussion on both sides. Members voted 4-3 to ac ...