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On Friday September 24th, Foresthill High School FFA will be hosting its annual harvest festival.  This event will be open to the community. Activities will include pumpkin carving, a cake walk, fun games, a garden sale, and a petting zoo with many animals, including horses and goats!  There…

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Calvary Bible Church in Foresthill had to postpone a public baptism at the Foresthill Community Pool scheduled for Sunday August 22nd, 2021 due to hazardous air quality from nearby fires. The new date is set for September 19th, 2021. If you are interested in participating, please contact us …

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The Auburn Area Republican Women Federated will host their September luncheon on Friday, September 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge located at 195 Pine Street in Auburn.  Guest speaker will be Placer County Supervisor Suzanne Jones who represents District 4. If you have ques…

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The Forest Divide Historical Society is having their business meeting on September 20th at a different location than usual. We are meeting at the Odd Fellows Hall upstairs on the Boardwalk at 6 pm. The entrance is in the back of the building up the ramp. The public is invited.

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Once upon a time, Sharon & Mondo Hernandez and Trudy & Roy West decided to bring Pickleball to Foresthill.  Through tape dilemmas, bad weather, a global pandemic, a theft of our storage box, countless calls and meetings….Foresthill is now the NEWEST and hottest ticket for Pickleball …

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Make sure your emergency kit is stocked with the items on the checklist below. Most of the items are inexpensive and easy to find, and any one of them could save your life. Once you take a look at the basic items, consider what unique needs your family might have, such as supplies for pets, …

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After waiting a long summer, Foresthill Divide School opened their classroom doors on August 19 for another year of learning and student camaraderie. The school staff and the Foresthill Lions Club extended a loud, festive return to the students as they arrived on campus.

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 The Back to School Clothing & Food Giveaway on Saturday August 14th, at the Calvary Bible Church, was well attended. For everyone’s safety, masks, hand sanitizing, temperature checks and allowing only 3 families inside at a time was strictly enforced. Once inside, people could browse an…

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Foresthill – On August 19, 2021 at 4:09 p.m., the Foresthill Fire Protection District was dispatched to a reported residential mobile home fire with extension into the vegetation at 24130 Foresthill Road. The actual address is 24130 Main Street The first arriving engine, Foresthill Fire Engi…

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Healthy teeth not only help children eat, speak and sleep better; they also help them to perform better in school. Studies show children who have poor oral health often miss more school and receive lower grades than children who do not. To ensure students keep a healthy smile this coming sch…

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Placer County was included in a wildfire disaster declaration approved by President Joe Biden. “This declaration is a lifeline for our residents,” said District 5 Supervisor Cindy Gustafson. “While there have been many local, state and community resources made available for those affected by…

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AUBURN, Calif. -- Placer County Public Health and Placer County Air Pollution Control District have extended the joint air quality advisory to notify the public of continued poor air quality conditions due to smoke from wildfires including the Caldor Fire in El Dorado County and others in no…

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With just weeks remaining until the Sept. 14 California gubernatorial recall election, the Placer County Elections Office is facing a shortage of volunteers to serve in precincts throughout the county.

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This last Saturday, the Sons of the American Legion held their traditional Rib Cook-Off in our beautiful Foresthill Memorial Park. The grills were fired up early morning at 7:00am, the ribs were handed out to the eagerly awaiting barbequers and the contest was kicked-off.

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The last couple of weeks in California have been the start of what looks like it will be a very long and difficult fire season. As I write this article, firefighters are deployed all across that state and many firefighters have even deployed to Oregon to help fight the fires there. Homes hav…

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On Saturday, the Foresthill Lions Club trekked the two miles clearing trash from both sides of Foresthill Road.  They gathered at 8:00am at Fire Station 90 and finished their task upon reaching New Hope Lutheran Church. The Lions take on this task on a quarterly timeline, and have done so fo…

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How does one become an institution?  Webster’s definition is a “person or thing long established in a place.” The Community of Foresthill and our post office lost just such an institution when Arlene Kukendall (had to ask her last name, she has always been just Arlene to all of us) retired a…

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The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved on Tuesday an agreement to expand funding and staffing for the Placer County Chipper Program by partnering with the Probation Department’s alternative sentencing work-release program.

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 Katy Berger, a long-time volunteer and supporter of the Foresthill Library and Friends of the Library as well as the community, passed away recently.  She had a recipe for Chunky Pecan Bars that is out of this world.  I am submitting her recipe for the Messenger to print in an upcoming issue.  

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Warning of tough days ahead with surging COVID-19 infections, the director of the National Institutes of Health said Sunday the U.S. could decide in the next couple weeks whether to offer coronavirus booster shots to more Americans this fall.

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Tom passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 23rd. He left behind his beautiful wife Anna Lynn and newborn son, T-Bone. Please join us as we celebrate the love and life of Tom Shively and help raise funds for the family he left behind.

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The Tevis 100 Mile Trail Ride started at Robie Park (Lake Tahoe) at 5:30am on Saturday, July 24th and the winner of the event, Jeremy Reynolds, arrived in Foresthill at  3:59pm.  Jeremy reached the finish line at the  Auburn fairgrounds at 10:03pm after the rugged  100 mile endurance ride.

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Chamber Mixer: Our next mixer for The Chamber of Commerce is Tuesday August 24, 2021 @ 6:00 pm at The American Legion. Ramiro Cervantez, our President will do a presentation of new marketing and activities in 2021. Dinner will be $15.00 a plate and we ask Members to bring a Raffle Prize with…

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With the conclusion of our wildly successful and well-attended in-person summer programs at FDS on July 9, the focus thereafter shifted to the start of our regular school year set for August 19. As part of our numerous school opening considerations, I am continuously monitoring the ever-evol…

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To help you use up all those zucchini, yellow squash, green squash, summer squash that have filled up your refrigerator and garden, the below recipe for Summer Squash Casserole will help you with your over-abundance of vegetables.  Summer Squash Casserole is from the Foresthill Friendship Cl…

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On July 21, six employees of Placer County Water Agency (“PCWA”) helped successfully contain a small fire in the Tahoe National Forest. Nate Wood, Jordan Helm, and Josh Rodarte, of PCWA’s Power Systems Division, spotted the fire around 9 a.m. near Duncan Diversion, a tributary to the Middle …

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If Allen Grosch had made it to Last Chance with his secret, the development of the West may have taken a different course.

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Get ready! The Tevis Trail Ride starts at Robie Park (Lake Tahoe) at 5:30am on Saturday, July 24th and the riders are expected to pass through Foresthill beginning at 3:00pm. Each horse will undergo a vet check and a one hour rest before proceeding onward to the finish line in Auburn.   

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On any given day at work, I am asked questions related to wildfire preparedness, defensible space and what people can do to help protect their property. I recently had a resident ask me to write an article for the Messenger to help with wildfire safety and preparedness. As I thought this was…

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Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego), and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced an agreement on a broadband trailer bill, AB/SB 156, to expand the state’s broadband fiber infrastructure and increase internet connectivity for …

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Placer SPCA has for the fifteenth year in a row been awarded a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent charity evaluator.

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Placer County Water Agency (“PCWA”) announced that it has been awarded a $1 million grant by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy (“SNC”) to help fund future implementation of the French Meadows Forest Restoration Project – a 28,000-acre, public-private project aimed at reducing the risk of catastr…

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