Foresthill

Week zero football results: Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax win big

The first night of prep football opened with resounding success for most of the Auburn-area programs in the Sac-Joaquin Section on Friday. Placer, Del Oro, Bear River and Colfax a ...

Week zero Auburn-area football previews

Although the warm weather that hit the foothills area this week may not seem like fall, make no mistake that the curtain will rise on the high school football season tonight. And, ...

SATURDAY SPECIAL: Auburn-area football squads open season with full-contact scrimmages

Dennis Murphy barked instruction with authority Thursday as he directed Placer High football players through an aggressive ball-stripping drill on the Hillmen practice field. Thos ...

William Jessup signs two for cross-country and track and field

Foresthill High School’s Kayden Zoller has signed to run cross-country and track and field with the Warriors. “WJU found me,” Zoller said. “Coach Jacob Ryd ...

Western Sierra basketball takes over top spots in conference

The Western Sierra Collegiate Academy girls basketball team hammered Trinity Prep 52-17 Friday to take over the top spot in the Northern Pacific Athletic Conference. The Crusaders ...

Foresthill seeking more biomass energy plant answers

The mountain community of Foresthill, 17 miles east of Auburn, will take another look Wednesday at the idea of building a forest-fuels-consuming biomass energy plant. Robyn Husman ...

Placer, Del Oro, Foresthill, Colfax high schools in region’s SAT Top 25

Call it a cluster of brainpower. Or maybe it’s about developing ways to bring that brainpower to the surface. The latest rankings are in for Scholastic Aptitude Test result ...

Feeding American Fire firefighters is large-scale operation

  1,700 pounds of chicken, pork and beef. 2,600 eggs. 150 pounds of coffee. Those are the consumption numbers in an average day as massive amounts of food and beverages ar ...

American Fire effort aims for containment Thursday

The American Fire in the Tahoe National Forest northeast of Foresthill is expected to be fully contained by Thursday. Favorable weather conditions, coupled with hard work by fire ...

Slow, steady work on American Fire past Foresthill

  Firefighters were making steady progress Monday corralling the stubbornly persistent American Fire in steep, heavily wooded timberland northeast of Foresthill.  The b ...

American Fire concerns generate biomass energy plant interest in Foresthill

FORESTHILL -- Seen as a way to curtail the threat of fire in Foresthill, the idea of building a forest-fuels-consuming biomass energy plant in the community is gaining traction. T ...

Foresthill's heart belongs to American River firefighters

FORESTHILL — For several nights in a row, the McNary household heard the cacophony of honking and yelling coming from the outskirts of Foresthill’s downtown. Kristina ...

American Fire pricetag up to $12.5 million

The bill for the 15,700-acre American Fire northeast of Foresthill reached $12.5 million Wednesday, with containment targeted for Sept. 1. The fire is being described by fire offi ...

American Fire spreads, more Foresthill-area roads closed

With the American Fire doubling its footprint over the weekend, more resources are being brought in as more areas are closed off to the public. The fire, which is located on Tahoe ...

American Fire smoke in Auburn, Foresthill to linger longer

Thick, acrid smoke from the American Fire northeast of Foresthill could linger in the area for the next two weeks, a Cal Fire official said Thursday. Smoke has been sending pollut ...