Amador County Animal Control and Adoption Center Employee, Andrea, contacted me to ask about a cat that had been surrendered. This cat was semi feral and had been found unresponsive on the ground by Waid and Loretta who had been feeding him.

George Phillips, an elderly man from Walled Lake, Michigan, was going up to bed, when his wife told him that he’d left the light on in the garden shed, which she could see from the bedroom window.  

My grandson asked me the other day, ‘What was your favorite fast food when you were growing up?    

Rudolf Hoess was the commandant of the death camp at Auschwitz. He bragged that he was a good clean German who had been taught to strictly obey orders. After the war was won and Hitler was defeated, Hoess explained his extreme obedience to Hitler. He wrote, “I obeyed instructions and I perso…

Oh how I would have loved to be home when it was snowing recently. I love the snow. I don’t get much done when it’s snowing. I may even end up watching it snow all day and forget to eat a meal or two (which is actually a good thing). 

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The Wood Angels located on Silver Drive in Pioneer, are hosting a “Wood Yard Clean Up Day” Friday, February 26th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers are needed to assist in: gathering up broken pallets, making burn piles, finish emptying out and cleaning up areas for next season’s wood bins, wo…

Saturday, February 13, Amador County Dispatch received a 911 call from a very smart ten year old boy. He and two of his friends went exploring in the wooded area North of the Oaks Manufactured Home Community in Jackson Valley and ended up losing their way. 

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C.S. Lewis wrote a book titled, The Weight of Glory. He told about a woman in Spain who gave birth to a baby boy while a prisoner in a dungeon. Together the mother and son lived in this dungeon, and for many years they never saw the outside world. The little boy never saw a sunset, or a rose…

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The Amador Resource Conservation District wants Amador county residents to begin preparing for the coming fire season. To help, they are administering a residential chipping program available to all Amador county residents. This program will help Amador residents reduce hazardous fuels and w…