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Andreas Borgeas is a family man and educator, and as state Senator proudly represents California’s 8th Senate District. After earning his law degree from Georgetown University, Andreas served as a judicial law clerk for Federal Judge Oliver Wanger of the Eastern District in Fresno and then p…

Captain Encouragement talks to a visitor at the Giving Tuesday Meet and Greet on Tuesday, December 3 at the Highway House in Jackson. Amador Community Foundation Executive Director Kathleen Harmon reported earlier this week that this year’s Giving Tuesday event raised $249,713 for local nonp…

William Swift, a Class of 2004 Amador High School graduate who grew up in Sutter Creek, is a Captain in the United States Air Force Reserve and a pilot in the 314th Air Refueling Squadron out of Beale Air Force Base in Marysville. Earlier this year, Swift captured these cool photos from a Bo…

Amador County Treasurer-Tax Collector Michael E. Ryan is reminding property owners that they have until Tuesday, December 10 at 5 p.m. to make a timely payment of the first installment of their annual secured property taxes for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

The mural at Tressler’s Kwik Serve at the corner of Highways 88 and 49 in Jackson is finally finished and I want to give a huge ‘Thank You’ to the many people, businesses and organizations who helped to make it possible.

On Monday, December 2, an Amador County Sheriff’s deputy responded to the Pioneer Post Office for the report of a theft of approximately 300 parcels. When the deputy arrived at the Post Office, the Post Master said 297 parcels were stolen from four pallets left behind the building. The Post …

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Recent rains and cooler temperatures across the region have lowered the threat of wildfires allowing CAL FIRE’s Amador-El Dorado Unit to transition out of peak fire season effective at midnight on December 9, 2019 in Alpine, Amador, El Dorado and Sacramento Counties. 

SIERRA TRAVEL UPDATE: Chains are now required on Route 4 on all vehicles except 4WD/AWD with snow tires on all 4 from Cabbage Patch to Bear Valley Mountain. Conditions changing throughout day- Check quickmap.dot.ca.gov or call 1-800-427-7623 for real-time road info.

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