If you are in the majority, you receive your news from the television or your electronic device. If you are in the minority, you receive your news via a printed newspaper, newsletter, news magazine, or the radio. At least that is what the latest statistics on the subject tell us. We all rece…

If you are in the majority, you receive your news from the television or your electronic device. If you are in the minority, you receive your news via a printed newspaper, newsletter, news magazine, or the radio. At least that is what the latest statistics on the subject tell us. We all rece…

Gabriel Adair, Life Scout in Troop 477 for eight years and Ione local, has made a long-lasting wish come true for the Interfaith Food Bank by building them three, sturdy produce boxes for their clients to do their own grocery shopping when they come to the Interfaith Food Bank. 

Sponsored by the ASB, AVID, and WEB programs the Ione Junior High School students collected cans for the Interfaith Food Bank the last two weeks. Students and staff amassed over 1,000 cans of food and non perishables to support the residents of Amador County. During the holidays, and particu…

The Kit Carson Mountain Men of Amador County presented retiring Amador County Fair Manager Troy Bowers with an honorary lifetime membership. Troy has been a big supporter of the Mountain Men and the Days of 49 Wagon Train. Pictured with Troy (center) are Kit Carson Mountain Men Randy Martin …

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I generally plan a week in advance what subject I will write about in this column; however, this year Thanksgiving seemed to arrive a bit too quickly and took more planning than is generally required for my dinner preparations. The week leading up to the holiday, I was busier than bees in a …

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Editor’s Note: Kate Vicari, of Well Read Books located in Martell, will be submitting a book review bi-weekly for all of our book worms out there who need some new material to read! 

Each school year, the senior class at Amador High School participates in a week long effort called the Mock Election. Initially, students in the classes of Mrs. Thomas and Mr. Carter are introduced to political parties and investigate issues that are relevant to current politics. The AP US G…

I want to take a moment to thank everyone who has read my column for the past three years as this will be my last article. Thank you to all of those who have reached out and shared recipes with me. Thank you for introducing yourselves to me and letting me be a part of your dinner table at ho…

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