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Placer Business Resource Center helps farmers succeed

Placer County has a long and rich history of farming and ranching, starting before the birth of the county in 1851 and continuing to this day. The dedication and hard work by our ...

Finding your child’s health home

It seems like the school doors just shut for the summer, and yet in just a few short weeks they’ll reopen for another school year. It’s a good time for parents to chec ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

After getting cooked by the high heat while on local lakes, I just had to get up to Stampede Reservoir last week to see if the hot kokanee bite was still on. I can say unequivocall ...

Road-mapping the process to plan for the next 50 years of local water

Water is life. And as a Nevada Irrigation District (NID) director and current president of the board, I am dedicated to working to ensure our community continues to have an ample, ...

Road-mapping the process to plan for the next 50 years of local water

Water is life. And as a Nevada Irrigation District (NID) director and current president of the board, I am dedicated to working to ensure our community continues to have an ample, ...

Fun watching wildlife

See the beauty of Ferrari Pond Trail at Sun City Lincoln Hills! Explore Ingram Slough, including Ferrari Pond, Anglers Cove and see wild life enjoying our beautiful grounds! - ...

Find a better road, please

  I’ve written about this before and my riding buddies talk about it often.  Eight or nine of us were heading east on Horseshoe Bar Road a couple of Fridays ago. ...

4th of July fun fireworks!

Lincoln’s 4th of July celebration always brings everyone together. We all love a fun 4th of July event and firework show! This year’s event and fireworks was ...

Cycling through Placer County

  One of my favorite roads to cycle is Millertown, 2.3 miles connecting Wise and Mt. Vernon Roads, just west of Auburn. It roughly follows the North Canal (it doesn’t l ...

Sacramento continues to propose new taxes amidst record revenues

Our state government is collecting more money from Californians than ever before. At $200 billion, this year’s state budget set a new record, surpassing last year’s bud ...

LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD

In last week’s column was discussed Western Sierra Collegiate Academy’s (WSCA) political issues in finding facilities for participation in sports. The academy is a char ...

KIRBY’S KATCH

Beat the heat by going high and visiting our area’s beautiful lakes for stunning scenery and fine fishing. Here are some family favorites. Fuller lake This little lake is o ...

Fun looking at the Art League of Lincoln exhibit

The Art League of Lincoln has an exciting and fun exhibit, “Pure Imagination,” now on display. The original artwork was created with recycled, reused and repurposed ite ...

Ode to a bicycle

  Twelve years, eight months, 24 days. I don’t know how long that is in bike years but it’s how long I have been riding my Giant OCR.  It’s 91,609 mil ...

KIRBY'S KATCH

The 2018 ocean salmon season is off to a great start, but many believe the outlook for inland waters is dismal. In an effort to increase salmon returning to the spawning grounds, s ...