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Boating, fishing, camping: Memorial Day weekend approaches

Memorial Day weekend is approaching, when families enjoy three days to get away, camp, fish and have fun.Campgrounds near and far, from the refreshing salt air coastal regions up t ...

Holiday weekend approaching; weather could be a factor

The high country was just beginning to really open up. The temperature was warming nicely. Snow was melting. Campground operators were scrambling to get their territories opened by ...

Millions of baby salmon already released from Nimbus Hatchery

A few thousand salmon find their way back to their home stomping grounds each year, the Nimbus Hatchery. When they return, it’s the end of their life cycle.To propagate future ge ...

Our View: Election industry doing just fine, thanks to District 4

What costs nearly $2 million, has taxpayers fuming and leaves much of the Sierra foothills without representation on the home court? No, it’s not the Sacramento Kings’ latest ...

Rendering offshore waters off limits to fishing is just wrong

Anglers who enjoy taking a boat ride in the open, blue water of the Pacific Ocean chomp at the bit each year for the regulations booklet that will define how they’ll be able ...

Log some winter miles on cross-country skis

Families looking for something to do outdoors this winter can enjoy the snow in the Sierra without putting a hole in their pockets. Cross country, also known as Nordic skiing, pro ...

Strong weekend storm expected

A strong storm moving through Friday into Saturday could drop more than a foot of snow at the highest elevations of the Sierra. Snow levels will start at about 5,000 to 6,000 feet ...

Cole joins Flake in Cal Wrestling HOF

Newcastle resident and former Del Oro High wrestling coach Steve Cole was inducted into the California Wrestling Hall of Fame last weekend in Sacramento joining longtime Placer coa ...

Young Sierra set for regional final

Sierra College women’s basketball coach Brandie Murrish understands the high standard her program has set doesn’t come with any ifs, ands or buts. So even though the Wolverin ...

Whitney wins, now waits

The Wildcats will host Sierra of Manteca Dec. 5 in the Division IV semifinals for the Sac-Joaquin Section. This game was originally scheduled to be played Friday but it has been p ...