The Amador Council of Tourism would like to announce Melissa Leamy as our new Executive Administrator. As the third generation living in Amador County, Melissa brings an extensive background in business administration and marketing across many industries. With over a decade of direct experie…

So Mom was right.  I loved “Finding Chika” by Mitch Albom. I had tried to read it on my iPad a few months ago (because that’s how most advanced readers are available, sadly). I could not get into it. But I find that I have that issue pretty often when I try to read on my iPad. My brain does …

Q: Owners, please state your first and last name(s) and how long you have been an Amador County local for? If you are not from Amador County, where did you move from and how long ago?

 “We Build, We Fight” has been the motto of the U. S. Navy’s Construction Force, known as the “Seabees,” for more than seven decades. The Navy Seabees are an elite group of personnel trained in both combat and the craft skills of the construction industry.

Sierra Madre Garden Club’s February program was quite different, and so entertaining. Member Frank Tortorich demonstrated simple (for him) ideas for cutting up fruit and vegetables for use in decorating a table or plate. Members and guests were invited to bring a small cutting board, a small…

when I worked as Nurse, I saw common, in common: 

Due to the continued outbreak of Covid19 in recent weeks, the goverment has issued many restaurants and fast food destinations to close to avoid further spread of the virus, as well as highly encouraged social distancing and staying home as much as possible. That means a lot of home-cooked m…

Boy Scout Troop 63 had a fun day yesterday, taking a ride through the ancient and majestic Coastal Redwoods of Henry Cowell State Park on the Roaring Camp Railroad.  Our Troop was even invited for a special behind the scenes tour of the railyard, and maintenance shop, when they saw we were a…