Robert (Bob) D. Hall, Veteran, 1942 – 2019

Robert (Bob) D. Hall, Veteran, 1942 – 2019

Murphys, CA…Twenty-two year Calaveras County and late Murphys resident, Robert Duane Hall, passed away September 10th in Maui, HI from heart failure at age 77. Born in Utah, Bob served four years in the U.S. Navy, two of them aboard the aircraft carrier USS Midway, before pursuing a 45 year career in the freight-trucking and […]

Collision on Hwy 88 Near Ione This Morning Took The Life of Retired ACSO Sergeant Mark Lawrence

Collision on Hwy 88 Near Ione This Morning Took The Life of Retired ACSO Sergeant Mark Lawrence

Ione, CA…It is with a heavy heart that the Amador County Sheriff’s Office announces the tragic loss of a member of our family. Retired Sergeant Mark Lawrence was driving to the Amador County Superior Court this morning where he serves as a Court Security Deputy when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident. Despite […]

Legendary Journalist Cokie Roberts Dies at 75

Legendary Journalist Cokie Roberts Dies at 75

New York, NY…From ABC News…”ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division on the passing of Cokie Roberts this morning. I’m writing with very sad news. Our dear friend and colleague Cokie Roberts passed away this morning in Washington, surrounded by her family and closest friends. Cokie had a storied […]

Cameron Conner, 29 of Galt Passed Away in Collision With Tree Off of Hwy 12

Cameron Conner, 29 of Galt Passed Away in Collision With Tree Off of Hwy 12

San Andreas, CA…Connor was driving his vehicle westbound on State Route 12 west of State Route 49, at an unknown speed. Connor, for an unknown reason allowed his vehicle to leave the roadway onto the north shoulder of State Route 12. Connor unsafely turned to the left. The vehicle crossed both lanes of traffic and […]

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Hwy 49 Takes Life of Clovis Man

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Hwy 49 Takes Life of Clovis Man

Coulterville, CA…On September 6, 2019 at approximately 8:55 pm, a 57-year-old male from Clovis, CA, was riding his 2006 Harley Davidson Road King motorcycle northbound on State Route 49 north of the Tuolumne/Mariposa County line at an unknown rate of speed.   As he entered a slight left curve in the roadway, the rider allowed his […]

Last Week’s Major Injury Collision in Murphys Has Turned Fatal

Last Week’s Major Injury Collision in Murphys Has Turned Fatal

Murphys, CA…(Update…We have confirmed with the San Andreas CHP Office that 59 year old Kevin Horigan has passed away from his injuries. They have also sent an updated release) Earlier details from CHP…”On August 25, 2019, at approximately 1624 hours, Horigan was driving his 2013 Mazda MX-5 eastbound on SR-4, west of Williams Street. Lynch […]

Catherine (Cathy) Jean Gibson 1952 – 2019

Catherine (Cathy) Jean Gibson 1952 – 2019

Murphys, CA…Catherine (Cathy) Jean Gibson, born September 6, 1952 in Stockton, CA., passed away on August 16, 2019 in Knights Ferry, CA., she was 66 yrs old. Cathy was an active member of Eastern Star for 42 years 9 and a half months, which she loved dearly. She is survived by Mother Reba Gibson, Brother […]

Sad Update….Missing Teen Jake Wiebe Found Deceased

Sad Update….Missing Teen Jake Wiebe Found Deceased

Jamestown, CA….From the Tuolumne Sheriff’s Dept….”Update Sunday, August 25th, We have a sad update regarding a missing man reported earlier this week. The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) team found the body of a man matching the description of Jake Wiebe near the base of a cliff on Chicken Ranch Road. The Wiebe […]

Judith Anne Marshall 1943 – 2019

Judith Anne Marshall 1943 – 2019

Mountain Ranch, CA…Judith Anne Marshall passed away on August 15, 2019. She died at Mark Twain Hospital with her son by her side. She was battling brain cancer. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii on March 5, 1943, she was 76 years old. Judith graduated from the University of Oregon and worked as a social worker. She […]

Dr. Joseph Paul Barankin Passed Away on August 15

Dr. Joseph Paul Barankin Passed Away on August 15

West Point, CA…Dr. Joseph Paul Barankin passed quietly at his home on August 15, 2019. Joe was a teacher, zealous advocate for children, cowboy, conservationist, musician, restauranteur, world traveler, and unconditional friend who touched the lives of so many. Joe dedicated his life to education. Whether it was family, friends, students, patrons, or a passerby […]

Ruth Elizabeth Houston/Ziehlke 1931 – 2019

Ruth Elizabeth Houston/Ziehlke 1931 – 2019

Angels Camp, CA…Ruth Elizabeth Houston/Ziehlke Feb 10, 1931 – Aug 9, 2019. Our Mother went with Jesus to her forever home on Friday, Aug 9th. while in Angels Camp. She was born in Henryetta, Oklahoma.  She was the last of her generation having survived the loss of parents, Cecile & Dillard King, sister Norma Felts, […]

Robert Charles “Bob” Andersen 1934 – 2019

Robert Charles “Bob” Andersen 1934 – 2019

Copperopolis, CA…Robert Charles “Bob” Andersen, age 85, passed away peacefully on July 24th at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. He was born to Ray and Johanna Andersen on May 4th 1934 in Queens, New York. After high school Bob joined the US Navy and served from 1951 to 1955 on the USS Sperry, among […]

Distinguished Winemaker Chuck Hovey Remembered in Calaveras County. Planning Underway for Fall Celebration of Life

Distinguished Winemaker Chuck Hovey Remembered in Calaveras County.  Planning Underway for Fall Celebration of Life

Murphys, CA -​ Chuck Hovey, visionary and instrumental member of the Calaveras wine industry passed away on Tuesday, July 30th. Hovey suffered a massive stroke in 2015 that paralyzed the left side of his body and at the time, doctors at UC Davis Medical Center told his family that it was the most massive stroke […]

Governor Newsom on Death of CAL FIRE Firefighter

Governor Newsom on Death of CAL FIRE Firefighter

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement regarding the death of CAL FIRE Firefighter Yaroslav Katkov: “On behalf of all Californians, Jennifer and I extend our sincere condolences to CAL FIRE Firefighter Yaroslav Katkov’s family, friends and colleagues during this difficult time. It’s the work of brave firefighters like Yaroslav that keep our […]

Karla Marie Nichols 1968 – 2019 (Updated)

Karla Marie Nichols 1968 – 2019 (Updated)

Vallecito, CA….Karla Marie Nichols, January 11, 1968 July 25, 2019 Karla Marie Nichols peacefully passed away on July 25, 2019 in a Modesto Hospital. She was 51 years old. She is survived by her husband Ronald Nichols of Vallecito, and 2 sons Dustin and Wyatt Lawson. Parents Richard and Nancy Ernst of Libby Montana, 2 […]

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