Jim and Lynne Norris of Jackson celebrated their 69th wedding anniversary on April 26. They were married in 1951 at the Ministry Chapel in Hollywood. The couple met at El Segundo High School and have been together 72 years.

Treydon Lee Leatherman was born on March 23, 2020 at 4:23 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, CA, weighing 6 pounds and 4 ounces to parents Jocelyn Escamilla and Jesse Leatherman of Jackson, CA. He was welcomed home by his brother Leviticus and sister Navaya; Grandparents Jordan Escam…

Kimberly Fairfield, of Citrus Heights, CA, and Stephen Dutra of Jackson, CA are engaged. Fairfield is a 1975 graduate of Jackson High School in Jackson, CA. She is employed by Delta Dental. Parents of the bride are Henry and Shelby Fairfield, of Sutter Creek, CA. 

Aubrey Ann Jarrell was born on December 20, 2019 at 10:25 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, CA, weighing 7 pounds and 3 ounces and measuring in at 19 ¾ inches to parents Ashley and Jacob Jarrell, of Mokelumne Hill, CA. She was welcomed home by brothers Jacob and Mason, grandparents …

Fern Elise Larson was born on January 28, 2020 at 3:28 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, CA, weighing 7 pounds and 4.6 ounces and measuring in at 20 inches in length to parents Korinne and Trevor Larson, of Pioneer, CA. She was welcomed home by grandparents Kurt Allen, Terry Allen, …

John and Suzie (Williams) Maggi, of Jackson, CA, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. Before they both retired, Suzie worked for Amador County Unified School District as a teacher’s aide, and John was employed by Safeway and currently works maintaining his rental property in J…

Gil & Jackie Gonsolis, of Pioneer, CA, recently celebrated their 50th anniversary. Before they both retired, Jackie worked for Central Sierra Bank and Gil was employed by U.S.F.S, Speedy Gonsolis Logging & Tree Service & Speedy Gonsolis Potable Water. They have two children, Jenn…

Waylin Leon Joseph Jones was born on December 27, 2019 at 8:37 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, CA, weighing 7 pounds and 15 ounces and measuring in at 20.5 inches in length to parents Julia and Matthew Jones of Volcano, CA. He was welcomed home by grandparents Launa Eggers, Joseph…

Havana Jade Bane was born on October 15, 2019 at 12:58 p.m. at St. Rose Dominican Hospital - Siena in Henderson, NV, weighing 7 pounds and 14 ounces and measuring in at 19 inches in length to parents Andrea and Thomas Bane of Las Vegas, NV. She was welcomed home by her furry friends Ares and…

Makenzie Deonne Sanders was born on November 13, 2019 at 3:37 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital, in Jackson, weighing 7 pounds and 1 ounce and measuring in at 19.5 inches in length to parents Tressa Debuno and Vernon Sanders Jr., of Jackson, CA. She was welcomed home by siblings Riley and Alana…

After the program on bulb planting on October 22, the Sierra Madre Garden Club surprised Thelma Clancy with an expanded birthday celebration, first of many to be sure. (She wanted to bring a cake to celebrate her and all members birthdays.) She was asked to come to the front of the room wher…

Vincent and Jeanette DeStigter of Pioneer celebrated their 50th Anniversary. Married on November 1st 1969 in Hayward CA. Hosted by their children Aimee and Ryan Gillaspie of Pioneer and Laurie and David Pera of Santa Cruz. Grandchildren are Katie Howard of Santa Cruz and Jake Gillaspie of Pi…

Asher Lloyd Peterson was born on November 2, 2019 at 8:06 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, CA, weighing 8 pounds and measuring in at 19 inches in length to parents Ashley Steele and Lloyd Peterson, of Camanche, CA. He was welcomed home by siblings Angela, Alex and Anthony, and gran…

Kaytlyn Elizabeth Shelton was born on September 17, 2019 at 9:40 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, CA, weighing 6 pounds and 14 ounces and measuring in at 19.5 inches in length to parents Katherine and Glen Shelton, of Pioneer, CA. She was welcomed home by siblings Destiny, R.J. and…

Amie Bertrand and Jonathan Davidson of Jackson will be married on October 31, 2019 at the Italian Picnic grounds in Sutter Creek. The groom is employed by Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort.

Robert and Shirley are celebrating their 70th Wedding Anniversary with family and a card shower. They were married on October 6, 1949 at the Open Bible Church in Ottumwa, Iowa. Both are now retired. Their children are Cindy (Rick) Bennett of Batavia, Iowa and Randy (Carletta) Creek of Agency…

Thomasina Shannon Schultz was born on July 25, 2019 at 9:08 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital, in Jackson, weighing 7 pounds and 9 ounces and measuring in at 19 inches in length to parents Shannon Ferreira and Gage Schultz, of San Andreas, CA. She was welcomed home by grandparents David and The…

Randi McCarley and Benjamin Long of Fresno, CA are engaged. McCarley is a 2013 graduate of Amador High School, and a 2017 graduate of Fresno Pacific University. She is an office assistant at Fresno Superior Court. Parents of the bride are Rick and Rhonda McCarley, formally of Pioneer. 

Novalea Faith Barnes was born on July 25, 2019 at 11:21 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 7 pounds and 11 ounces and measuring in at 19 inches in length to parents Ciera and Travis Barnes, of Angels Camp. She was welcomed home by brothers Zackary and William, grandparents G…

Two local students achieved honor roll at Oregon State University for the Spring 2019 term. Brett A. Case, of Pioneer, a senior majoring in Computer Science and Sarah A. Kirkman, of San Andreas, a senior majoring in Environmental Engineering, both made the Scholastic Honor Roll for the term,…

Quinn Korematsu of Volcano is a member of the class of 2019, graduating Magna Cum Laude from the Samueli School of Engineering of University of California, Irvine, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering. Korematsu is also a graduate of Amador High School.

Evangeline Marissa Renee Green was born on June 28, 2019 at 3:46 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 8 pounds and measuring in at 19.5 inches in length to parents Stephanie Green and Robert Green Jr., of Valley Springs. She was welcomed home by brother Robert III, and grandpa…

Kai Evan Candle Wheeler was born on May 18, 2019 at 6:48 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 6 pounds and 13 ounces and measuring in at 19.5 inches in length to parents Dylan Wheeler and Virginia Johns, of Jackson. He was welcomed home by overjoyed grandparents Tonia and Scot…

Lily Rose Smalley was born on May 19, 2019 at 2:55 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 7 pounds and 3 ounces and measuring in at 19.5 inches in length to parents Marisa and Daniel Smalley, of Pine Grove. She was welcomed home by siblings Elias and Anna Marie, grandparents Sco…

Jessica James Morgenstern was born on March 25, 2019 at 8:03 p.m. at Kaiser Roseville, weighing 7 pounds and 15 ounces and measuring in at 21 3/4 inches in length to parents Lori and Jake Morgenstern. She was welcomed home by sisters Aimee and Katherine, grandparents Beth Tanis, and Barbara …

Larry and Shiela Dotterman, of Volcano, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, May 3, in Tahiti and Bora Bora with their son Larry Jr. and his wife Heather, of Buckeye, Arizona, and their daughter Heather Blanco and her husband Richard, of Roseville.

Shiloh Eliyanah Marie Somerville was born on April 2, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 7 pounds and 5 ounces and measuring in at 20 inches in length to parents Mercedes and John Hayes Somerville, of Plymouth. She was welcomed home by sister Harper, and grandpa…

Matthias James Anaya was born on February 19, 2019 at 7:24 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 8 pounds and 10 ounces and measuring in at 20.7 inches in length to parents Ashley and Victor Anaya, of Jackson. He was welcomed home by siblings Christopher, Mason and Elizabeth, g…

Andrew Paul Bettencourt II was born on February 25, 2019 at 4:49 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 9 pounds and 2 ounces and measuring in at 21.5 inches in length to parents Jessica and Andrew Bettencourt of Mountain Ranch. He was welcomed home by grandparents Juan Ramos, K…

Katharine Weir and Tony Ebster, of Antelope, California were married October 19, 2018 at Tree of Life, Audubon Park, in New Orleans. Weir is a 1997 graduate of Amador High School and a 2007 graduate of Sacramento State University. She works as an Information Officer for the California Depart…

Cassandra (Cassey) Cook and Daniel Bienko of Millani, Hawaii are engaged. Cook is a 2011 graduate of Enoch High School in Modesto,  and a 2019 graduate of Excelsior College. She is an active duty member of the U.S. Military. Parents of the bride are Dale and Susan Cook of Pioneer. 

Santiago Alexander Servin was born on January 30, 2019 at 8 p.m. at Kaiser Roseville, weighing 9 pounds and 9 ounces and measuring in at 20.5 inches in length to parents Noe and Mariah Servin, of Plymouth. He was welcomed home by grandparents Amy Sohnrey, Brian and Karen Horn and Noe and Gua…

Jayce Michael Asencion Flores was born on December 5, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 7 pounds and 13 ounces and measuring in at 19.75 inches in length to parents Alyssa and Alonso Flores, of Jackson. He was welcomed home by sister Ashlynn, and grandparents C…

Wyatt Lee Awbrey was born on November 27, 2018 at 9:05 a.m. at Kaiser Roseville, weighing 7 pounds and 11 ounces and measuring in at 20 inches in length to parents Samantha Knuist and Matthew Awbrey.

Legend John Hogue was born on November 8, 2018 at 5:50 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 6 pounds and 14 ounces and measuring in at 19.5 inches in length to parents Jessica Hogue and Mike Ferro, of Pine Grove. He was welcomed home by grandparents John Hogue, Gloria Garcia a…

Abel Matthias Marley was born on August 21, 2018 at 9:05 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 5 pounds and 13.4 ounces to parents Samantha and Diego Marley, of Jackson. He was welcomed home by brother Aiden, and grandparents Teresa and Richard Morse, of San Andreas, Jon and Sa…

Alexis Quick, of Jackson, and Brennen Stalker, of West Point, will be getting married on March 9, 2019 at 4 p.m. in Sutter Creek. Alexis is the daughter of Josh and Jennifer Quick, of Jackson. She is a 2013 graduate of Argonaut High School and a 2016 graduate of Adrians Beauty College. She i…

Quinton Oliver Rivera was born on June 20, 2018 at 2:14 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 7 pounds and 6 ounces and measuring in at 19.75 inches in length to parents Andrea and Zachary Rivera, of Jackson. He was welcomed home by big sister, Eliza, grandparents Christine and…

Jaxton Robert Thomas was born on September 10, 2018 at 3:56 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 7 pounds and 11 ounces and measuring in at 20 inches in length to parents Julianne Nevin and Joseph Thomas, of Jackson. He was welcomed home by grandparents Joseph and Kathy Thomas…

Arthur Jay Robinson was born on August 24, 2018 at 4:46 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 7 pounds and 15 ounces and measuring in at 19 inches in length to parents Desirae DeFilippo and Arthur Robinson, of Mountain Ranch. He was welcomed home by sister Mia June, grandparent…

Elicia Soto of Pine Grove and Dustin Ezparza of Jackson were married at a private elopment ceremony on the beach in Santa Cruz on August 18, 2018. 

Emma McCrory Puente was born on May 28, 2018 at 3:15 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson, weighing 7 pounds and 2 ounces and measuring in at 19 inches in length to parents Leonardo and Shannon Puente, of Jackson. She was welcomed home by brother Rafael Puente, grandparents Karen McCror…

Hannah Runnings and Mitch Banicevich of Pioneer were married on August 4, 2018, at the St. George Hotel in Volcano by officiant Pete Hertzog.