Colfax history

Union Pacific donated passenger depot to Colfax

  10 YEARS AGO Nov. 13, 2003 – Another major winter storm passed through Colfax last weekend, closing Interstate 80 for brief periods, dumping over two inches of rain ...

DalPino's Budapest restaurant was located in Weimar

  10 YEARS AGO Oct. 23, 2003 – Over the last two and a half football seasons, the Colfax Football Mystique and its aura of invincibility that has surrounded the F ...

Colfax Methodist Church organized in 1863

  10 YEARS AGO Oct. 16, 2003 – The new generation of a veteran movie house family is now managing the Colfax Theater. Cynthia Jacob, daughter of owner Wendell Jacob, a ...

Old Wells Fargo station still stood in Iowa Hill five decades ago

10 YEARS AGO Oct. 9, 2003 – Way past retirement age but still going strong over the weekend was Colfax resident Sam Nickerson. Sam spent Saturday and Sunday doing what he ha ...

State railroad museum considered Colfax as a satellite location

  10 YEARS AGO Oct. 2, 2003 – After five decades of marriage, Nick and Mary Poppelreiter couldn’t just let their 50th year together slip by without making some l ...

Salvation Army had camp on Rollins Lake Road

  10 YEARS AGO Sept. 25, 2003 – The Salvation Army’s Camp Del Oro on Rollins Lake Road has been sold to the Legionaires of Christ, who have opened a private Cath ...

Weimar Hills School addition dedicated

  10 YEARS AGO Sept. 11, 2003 – Colfax artist Marlene Martin created a panting of the Colfax Depot, to be displayed at the depot on Founder’s Day, Sept. 13. A dr ...

Sacramento park named for Officer Bill Bean Jr.

  10 YEARS AGO Aug. 28, 2003 – Sacramento police officer Bill Bean Jr. was killed in 1999 while protecting the citizens of Sacramento. Although he is gone, he is not f ...

Say goodbye to railroad trestle, Gold Run School

  10 YEARS AGO Aug. 21, 2003 – Ken Quinn means a lot to a lot of people. Colfax’s honorary mayor celebrated his 80th birthday last weekend at his home with 102 o ...

First Founder's Day festival held in 1993

  10 YEARS AGO Aug. 14, 2003 – The Colfax Library hopes to build a new facility within the next three or four years. A much-needed larger building would have more spac ...