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The Higgins Diggins Lions Club hosted the second round of the Student Speaker’s contest on Saturday, March 9th . The Student Speaker Contest, now in its 82nd year presents a challenging topic "Freedom Of The Press: What Does It Mean?"

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CalFire has recently identified various high priority fuels reduction projects. One of those high priority projects is Placer County's North Fork American River Fuel Break project. These projects and other measures are to begin immediately to protect over 200 of California’s most wildfire-vu…

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The Foresthill Fire Protection District Report

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The Foresthill Forum is in the process of nominating a candidate for the Civic Achievement Award. The award is presented to a Foresthill resident in recognition of their outstanding voluntary civic achievements and generous contributions to our community.

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Abraham Lincoln told the story of boarding with the family of a Presbyterian minister on the night of the greatest meteor shower ever recorded in North America.  He was awakened by the minister who shouted, “Arise Abraham, for the heavens are falling and the day of judgment has arrived.”  Bu…

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At its March 13th meeting the Foresthill Public Utility District Board of Directors approved the appointment of HF&H Consultants, LLC of Walnut Creek, CA to conduct a Proposition 218 Water Rate Study. The Study will determine current costs to deliver water service and project the Distric…

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The Foresthill Lions Club held their annual “Seafood-a-rama” this past Saturday, February 23rd, at Veterans Memorial Hall. The Lions Club wishes to thank everyone who attended the Seafood-a-rama dinner. Always a sold-out event, this is the Lions biggest fundraiser of the year. Lions apprecia…

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The Auburn Aviation Association will be awarding two $2500 Flight Scholarships to students and young adults from ages 16 to 23. These scholarships will be available in May 2019 to expose Auburn-area recipients to the world of aviation.

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The Foresthill Lions Club hosted their annual Student Speaker’s contest on February 19th  at the Veteran’s Memorial Hall. The Student Speaker Contest, now in its 82nd year presented a challenging topic "Freedom Of The Press: What Does It Mean?"

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The U.S. Forest Service will host a community meeting in Foresthill to discuss project proposals that will address the forest health condition and build-up of woody fuels around the community of Michigan Bluff. The meeting is scheduled for March 14, 2019, from 5:00 p.m.to 7:00 p.m. at the Fo…

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Each year, the Foresthill Divide Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors conducts a process to appoint new or reappoint existing Board Members. The Foresthill Chamber of Commerce announces the appointment of three new members to the Board of Directors. Joining the Board of Directors are Heath…

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Foresthill voters will have the opportunity to decide their level of fire and emergency medical service in a special mail ballot election May 7. The Placer County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution Feb. 5 that will put the measure on a special election ballot for an incre…

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All-Outdoors California Whitewater Rafting is preparing to establish itself in the old Foresthill Red & White Building. Even though All-Outdoors Rafting has been involved in Foresthill since 1962, this will be their first foray in setting up a retail site in downtown Foresthill.

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Staffing: The paramedic situation is still critical. We have not been able to hire any paramedics for almost a year now. We only have 2 full time paramedics, and a few “part timers”. The rest have left for better money and benefits. The two left are working an average of 72 hours per shift, …

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Many people in town have asked how they can donate to The Christmas In July bicycle fund. So, the Church has set up a Go Fund Me page to make it simple and painless. Just go to www.gofundme.com and in the search box enter the link um6hz-christmas-in-july and it will take you to our page. No …

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The Foresthill Wildfires wrapped up their regular season with a win over Victory Christian at home. It was a remarkable finish to the season with 13 straight wins and the Wildfires first ever league championship. A 13-1 (18-8 overall) league season this year in such a balanced league is pret…

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On January 30th the FPUD Board of Directors voted unanimously (Director Bell was absent) to file an appeal to the judgment of Placer County Superior Court Commissioner Michael A. Jacques. The Superior Court ruled in the favor of Miners Camp that FPUD’s water rate structure violates Propositi…

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Foresthill Divide residents turned out in droves to participate in the Wilder Than Wild documentary and expert fire panel discussion on January 30th. The Foresthill Veterans Memorial Hall was filled to the rafters with those wishing to learn how to prepare for the inevitable wildfires.

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The FFPD rejected a staff proposal to purchase a new $587,000 structure fire engine at their December 13, 2018 Board of Director’s meeting due to the constraints of their budget. The Foresthill Fire District Board of Director’s at a special meeting on December 28, 2018, approved a lesser cos…

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Each year our school hosts a round-table discussion with students, parents, staff and community members about our school-wide learning goals and progress.  Join us in the theater on Thursday, February 7th as we reflect as a community on our progress. Your voice matters and we would love to h…

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Educate yourself and family by attending the upcoming Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future. This community event will be held on January 30th  at 6:00-8:30pm at the Veterans Memorial Hall in Foresthill. The one hour  documentary will be followed by an expert panel of professionals…

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Back in August 25, 1960, Foresthill barely escaped destruction according to the Auburn Journal. The headline read “37 Structures, Millions of Board Feet of Timber Wiped Out”. The article went on to report “Fire fighting crews were gaining headway in their drive to control a disastrous fine o…

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Foresthill Economical Development Council began in 2014 to drive job growth and development in Foresthill. Initially, Lodging and Tourism were the areas of focus, however this evolved after a town hall focus meeting was held March, 2018. The meeting was professionally facilitated by Tim Schu…

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The Foresthill Fire District at their regular scheduled December Board of Directors meeting completed the swearing in process for three new Directors. Elected in the November general election, Directors Troy Simonick and John Michelini took their oath of office as they began their four-year …

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Get dolled up and join these gals for a Vintage Burlesque & Variety Show that supports hospitalized Veterans. The group works to recreate the bawdy fun of vaudevillian theaters so popular across America during and post-WWII.

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    Foresthill could very well behold the same fate as the community of Paradise. It is not  really “if” but “when”. Educate yourself and family by attending the upcoming Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forests, and the Future. This one hour  documentary will be followed by an expert panel of profes…

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On December 15th, The American Legion Riders Chapter 587, Foresthill, held a small ceremony at the Veterans Hall. This was in conjunction with the Wreaths Across America Program. They along with the help of local Boy Scouts and a few community members distributed wreaths to our four cemeteri…

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An explosion in the 5100 block of Finning Mill Road, Foresthill, led to the arrest of one man and the hospitalization of another. The injured man experienced severe burns and was airlifted to the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento according to the Placer County Sher…

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The Foresthill Lions Club’s will host the annual Student Speaker Contest on Tues, February 19th, 2019, 6:00 pm in the conference room at Memorial Hall. Contestants should arrive no later than 5:30 pm for final instructions. The contest will start at 6:00 pm sharp. This year’s topic is: “Free…

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Looking for a prime spot to build that perfect snowman or do a little snowshoeing? Placer County’s Squaw Valley Park in Olympic Valley is also open during the winter season, offering a free snow play option for visitors and residents.

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Open Enrollment/Intradistrict applications for Placer Union High School District are being accepted between January 7th and January 31st 2019. The District’s Open Enrollment/ Intradistrict Transfer policy allows students to attend a school outside of their normal area of attendance, provided…

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The Foresthill Public Utility District received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in recognition of its outstanding efforts to promote transparency and good governance.

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The evidence is more than anecdotal. According to a recent study, business flight out of California has accelerated to an unprecedented level. In 2016, the year for which the most recent data is available, 1,800 businesses moved out or “disinvested” from California. This is the highest one-y…

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Forest health and fire safety took a major step forward with the joint announcement by the U.S. Forest Service of its final approval of the French Meadows Forest Restoration Project. The project is an innovative forest health project aimed at reducing wildfire risk in a critical municipal wa…

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The Foresthill Divide Chamber of Commerce provided a festive atmosphere for the annual lighting of the town Christmas Tree on December 8th with games and goodies for all of the town’s boys and girls. Santa Claus arrived at dusk to the delight of the excited children and adults alike. Santa h…

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Unfortunately, due to the discovery of water damage, structural members with dry rot and evidence of active mold inside Foresthill Fire Station 90 at 20540 Foresthill Road we have temporarily relocated the station personnel to Fire Station 88 at 5981 Gold St. in Foresthill. The daily minimum…

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It is an obscure fact that on average 3,200 instances of child abuse are reported each year in Placer County. Staggering, isn’t it? This time of year can be especially stressful for families caught in a cycle of despair, putting all at risk.

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