ORE CART DEDICATION: The recently installed Calaveras County Chamber of Commerce ore cart on Highway 26 outside of West Point was christened April 11 by Sierra Pacific Industries General Manager Ed Struffenegger when he smashed a bottle of champagne against the structure. District 2 Supervisor Paul Stein was master of ceremonies of the event. He acknowledged the businesses and individuals instrumental in completing the project. SPI donated the money to build the cart and Calaveras Materials donated the rock. Ray Thengvall of Frog Hollow helped with placement of cart and Gilbeau Crane Service placed the ore cart at the site, which is situated on land donated by Rick and Melody Murray. Chamber director Jim Heryford of Gold Electric coordinated the installation. The cart was built by Angels Sheet Metal. Enterprise photo by Nick Baptista

SKI REPORT: Season coming to an end at Bear Valley

The weather forecast is for partly cloudy skies today, with high temperatures from 36 to 46 degrees, clearing tonight with lows from 23 to 33. Sat-urday is expected to be mostly sunny, with daytime temperatures reaching the mid- to high 50s. Although the skies will be partly cloudy Sunday, temperatures are expected to be similar to Saturday. BEAR VALLEY Skiers […]

Argos fall twice to Diamond Frogs; Bret Harte first in MLL at 6-2

The first-place Bret Harte Diamond Frogs improved 6-2 in the Mother Lode League with wins Monday and Tuesday against Argonaut. Monday’s victory was a 14-2, five-inning route, but Argonaut extended Bret Harte to extra innings in Tuesday’s 3-2 rematch. With the pair of losses, Argonaut falls to 4-4 in MLL play. For additional game details, buy Friday’s print edition of […]

NOW PLAYING: Notices and reviews of local theater productions.

VOLCANO THEATRE OPENS SEASON The Volcano Theatre Company kicks off its 30th season this month with the tasty comedy, “Cookin’ with Gus,” by Jim Brochu. The play opens tomorrow and runs through May 17 at the Cobblestone Theater in Volcano. The show is directed by veteran Volcano Theatre Company award-winning director, Judy Elliott. This is her third production with VTC; […]


Published in the April 18, 2003, print edition of the Calaveras Enterprise CALAVERAS COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PRELIMINARY AGENDA, APRIL 21, 2003 10:00 A.M.: CALL TO ORDER PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE C O N S E N T A G E N D A 1. Minutes of April 7, 2003, Regular Meeting – Board action: 2. CORRESPONDENCE: April 4-10, 2003 – […]

Arvin Leif Soyland

Valley Springs activist Arvin Leif Soyland died Sunday, April 12, 2003, at St. Dominic’s Hospital. He was 69. Mr. Soyland was born Feb. 14, 1934, in Los Angeles. He was a resident of Valley Springs for the past 15 years. He previously lived in Vista, was a 1952 graduate of Vista High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. […]

FISHING REPORT: Trolling on local lakes is productive

Lake Camanche By Chris Cantwell Time of day is everything when fishing for trout. Trollers getting on the water at safe light are taking limits of 1- to 6-pound rainbows. When the skies are cloudy or overcast, the fish are right on the surface. After 7 a.m., work from 12 to 28 feet deep. Bank angling is really good from […]

Sheriff’s Log: Wednesday, April 16

1:19 a.m., Murphys – Female states there may be a prowler outside her residence. She heard someone open and shut her truck door and now her dogs are barking. Deputies arrive, check the area and are unable to locate anyone. 2:24 a.m., San Andreas – Female states there is a person in her residence who is being disruptive. 8:17 a.m., […]

Bret Harte golfers beat Linden

The Bret Harte boys’ golf team Wednesday beat Linden by eight strokes at Lockeford Springs. The final tally was 213 Bret Harte, 221 Linden. Linden’s Chris Montion was the low leader with 40. Bret Harte’s scores on the 36-par course were: Kris Svend-sen, 41; Scott and Eric Kifune, 42 each; and Chris Boucher and Darren Baca, 44 each. The Bret […]

Diamond Reds move up in league; Linden falls to third place

The Calaveras varsity baseball team Tuesday moved into a tie for the second-place slot in Mother Lode League standings with a 9-4 victory over Linden. The Lions entered the game in a tie with Bret Harte for the league’s top spot. The Redskins were a game back, tied with Argonaut. Tuesday, Calaveras beat Linden, Bret Harte beat Argonaut and Amador […]