Mule Creek State Prison Investigating Inmate Death as a Homicide

Mule Creek State Prison Investigating Inmate Death as a Homicide

Ione, CA…Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP) officials are investigating the death of an inmate as a homicide. During a routine security check on Monday, April 9, inmate Robert E. Hunter was found unresponsive in his cell with blunt force injuries to his face. Prison medical staff pronounced him deceased at 7:57 a.m. Hunter, 77, was […]

Traffic Update…Hwy 88 Closed by (Thankfully Non-Injury) Head on Collision near Hwy 88 & Irishtown Rd.

Traffic Update…Hwy 88 Closed by (Thankfully Non-Injury) Head on Collision near Hwy 88 & Irishtown Rd.

Pine Grove, CA…Traffic Update…Hwy 88 Closed by (Thankfully Non-Injury) Head on Collision near Hwy 88 & Irishtown Rd. Incident: 00098 Type: Trfc Collision-No Inj Location: Sr88 / Irishtown Rd Loc Desc: 88 Lat/Lon: 38.413324 -120.658987 Detail Information 8:42 AM 13 [22] CT WOULD HAVE A VERY EXTENDED ETA 8:36 AM 12 [20] 1039 DOT 8:36 […]

Traffic Update….Vehicle vs 75 Year Old Female on Industry Blvd.

Traffic Update….Vehicle vs 75 Year Old Female on Industry Blvd.

Martell, CA…Traffic Update….Vehicle vs 75 Year Old Female on Industry Blvd. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00148 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: 12110 Industry Blvd Loc Desc: SAFEWAY PLOT/ MARTELL Lat/Lon: 38.369823 -120.800439 Detail Information 12:13 PM 1 [1] VEH VS 75 YO XRAY Unit Information 12:16 PM 5 Unit Assigned 12:21 PM […]

Traffic Update….Vehicle vs Power Pole Near Shake Ridge Rd / Charleston Rd

Traffic Update….Vehicle vs Power Pole Near Shake Ridge Rd / Charleston Rd

Pine Grove, CA…Traffic Update….Vehicle vs Power Pole Near Shake Ridge Rd / Charleston Rd Incident: 00045 Type: Trfc Collision-Unkn Inj Location: Shake Ridge Rd / Charleston Rd Loc Desc: SHAKE RIDGE JEO CHARLESTON Lat/Lon: 38.464611 -120.654154 Detail Information 7:27 AM 14 [31] RYAN FAMILY ENRT IN A WHI TOYT TK – ETA 15 7:23 AM […]

Richard Roger Thayer II, Marie Ann Leonetti Killed in Probable Murder Suicide by Jacob Jedidiah Thayer

Richard Roger Thayer II, Marie Ann Leonetti Killed in Probable Murder Suicide by Jacob Jedidiah Thayer

Pine Grove, CA…On Thursday April 12, 2018 at approximately 0305 hours the Amador County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a female subject reporting that her son had killed himself at her residence on Hilltop Street in Pine Grove. Sheriff’s Deputies responded and were on scene within two minutes. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the […]

Apparent Murder, Suicide in Pine Grove Claims Three Lives

Apparent Murder, Suicide in Pine Grove Claims Three Lives

Pine Grove, CA…From the Ledger-Dispatch….On Thursday April 12, 2018 at approximately 3:05 a.m., the Amador County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a possible suicide at a residence on Hilltop Street in Pine Grove. Sheriff’s Deputies arrived to find three decedents within the residence, a 26 year old male, a 27 year old female […]

Amador FlyFishers Hosting Free Fly Fishing Faire April 22

Amador FlyFishers Hosting Free Fly Fishing Faire April 22

Jackson, CA…Amador FlyFishers (AFF) will be hosting a free Fly Fishing Faire Sunday, April 22, from 10am to 2pm at Detert Park, 530 Highway 49, Jackson, California. There will be booths with club members demonstrating the use of the tools of the sport and answering questions to help attendees learn more about the wonderful sport […]

Winter Returns Briefly Tonight With Rain & Mountain Snow!

Winter Returns Briefly Tonight With Rain & Mountain Snow!

Arnold, CA…From the National Weather Service…Mountain snow returns later today into early Thursday. A colder and wetter weather system will move into northern California today bringing accumulating snow to the mountains by this evening. Travelers over the higher mountain passes should be prepared for winter driving conditions tonight into Thursday. Snow levels are forecast to […]

Rain & Snow Return To Our Area This Week

Rain & Snow Return To Our Area This Week

Arnold, CA….The National Weather has issued an update on the Weather Changes for Interior Northern California this Week…A couple of Pacific weather systems will bring rain, mountain snow, breezy winds and colder temperatures to interior northern California this week. The first Pacific weather system will weaken at it moves inland today. This system will bring […]

Interview From 2014 with Then Newly Promoted CHP Lieutenant Commander Georgia Hiehle

Interview From 2014 with Then Newly Promoted CHP Lieutenant Commander Georgia Hiehle

Jackson, CA…(This is an interview from 2014 and we though some of our readers might like to watch it in honor of her passing. She will be missed) We had the pleasure to spend a few minutes talking with Amador County CHP’s new Lt. Commander Georgia Hiehle. Many of our readers may know Lt. Hiehle […]

Retired, CHP Lieutenant Commander Georgia Hiehle Has Passed Away

Retired, CHP Lieutenant Commander Georgia Hiehle Has Passed Away

Jackson, CA…From the Amador Area CHP Office and Lieutenant Hiehle was a longtime resident of Calaveras County…”The Amador Area is saddened to report the passing of retired, Lieutenant Commander Georgia Hiehle, ID 10578. Lieutenant Hiehle was a valued and distinguished member of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) for 33 years. Lieutenant Hiehle entered the CHP […]

Warm Start to Weather Week Then Precipitation Returns

Warm Start to Weather Week Then Precipitation Returns

Arnold, CA…From the National Weather Service for the West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada. Today Sunny, warmer. Highs 54 to 69 higher elevations…66 to 74 lower elevations. Prevailing east winds up to 10 mph shifting to the south in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows 36 to 51 higher […]

Traffic Update….Big Rig Towing Big Rig vs Nissan Near Climax Rd / Petersen Ranch Dr

Traffic Update….Big Rig Towing Big Rig vs Nissan Near Climax Rd / Petersen Ranch Dr

Pine Grove, CA…Traffic Update….Big Rig Towing Big Rig vs Nissan Near Climax Rd / Petersen Ranch Dr. Please use caution in the area… Incident: 00398 Type: Trfc Collision-1141 Enrt Location: Climax Rd / Petersen Ranch Dr Loc Desc: BTWN TAVES / PETERSEN RANCH Lat/Lon: 38.404549 -120.673810 Detail Information 10:07 PM 5 [8] [Rotation Request Comment] […]

Heavy Rain & Flood Watch with Moderate to Heavy Rainfall Friday Through Saturday

Heavy Rain & Flood Watch with Moderate to Heavy Rainfall Friday Through Saturday

Arnold, CA…From the National Weather Service Sacramento, you can expect Moderate to Heavy Rainfall Friday Through Saturday. A strong atmospheric river will bring wet weather Thursday into the weekend. Snow levels will initially be well above pass levels, bringing rain across the area, including the mountains. Some snow melt is possible due to the rainfall […]

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