Learning to balance life’s demands in 2019

Where on Earth did 2018 go? I swear, I blinked and then it was over.It still feels like I just started working at the Enterprise, just enrolled in Southern New Hampshire University, and just made a resolution to be more grateful for opportunities throughout the coming year (which I wrote about a little bit in my column last year). And […]

New supervisors, county officials sworn into office

The public and public officials alike flocked to the Calaveras County Government Center to witness the swearing-in of newly and re-elected officials on Jan. 4.More than 100 friends, family and county employees gathered in the Calaveras County Board of Supervisors chambers to watch as two new supervisors and six other county officials swore to uphold the Constitution of the United […]

Driver arrested under influence, injured in collision near Mountain Ranch

Rail Road Flat resident Ryan J. Ireland, 24, was arrested Jan. 3 for driving under the influence near Mountain Ranch, according to a California Highway Patrol (CHP) press release.The CHP Stockton Communications Center received a call at approximately 1:40 p.m. that day about an overturned pickup truck on Rail Road Flat Road, near Swiss Ranch Road in the Mountain Ranch […]

Popularity of cycling spreading in Calaveras County; pros discuss safety concerns

NorCal Regional Cyclist Dustyn and Ultra Cycling Professional Seana Hogan both train throughout the year in the Mother Lode.Though training can be brutal at times, staying safe on somewhat unsafe roads can be just as harrowing.Part of the training process for the single-named Dustyn includes being on her bike for 12,000 miles a year. The cyclist said that Milton Road […]

Bret Harte Girls’ Basketball vs. McNair (1/4/19)

The Bret Harte girls’ basketball team defeated McNair 60-48 Jan. 4 in Angels Camp. Photos by Guy Dossi

Lehrer and Simpson lead Bullfrogs to victory

Bullfrogs get 47 points, 32 rebounds from senior duo
Righting the ship
Bret Harte Basketball

December 7th was a long time ago. That was the last time the Bret Harte High School girls’ basketball team walked off the court as victors. During that 27-day stretch, the Bullfrogs went 0-6 and had their overall record fall to 6-7.Bret Harte desperately needed a win with the Mother Lode League season beginning on Jan. 8. The Bullfrogs were […]

(Sometimes) the best time at the water doesn’t involve fishing

Xperience Fishing

On a Sunday afternoon I found myself loading the truck and getting prepared for yet another trip to New Melones Reservoir. After double- and triple-checking to make sure everything was in place, I was sure I did not forget any crucial items. This was my fourth day in a row driving through town and down the winding road to the […]

Calaveras Boys’ Basketball at Edison (1/4/18)

Calaveras lost to Edison 55-44 Jan. 4 in Stockton. Photos by Guy Dossi.

Another tough road loss for Calaveras

Calaveras dropps third straight
Conquered by Vikings
Calaveras Basketball

STOCKTON – Kraig Clifton’s Calaveras basketball team has now lost three in a row. In a 55-44 road loss to the Edison Vikings, Calaveras committed 25 turnovers and blew a 10-point lead. His team scored only five points in the third quarter and 14 total in the second half.With all of that, Clifton has no problem looking at the positives […]

Two injured in snowmobile collision

Two people were injured in a snowmobiling incident on Jan. 3, according to a California Highway Patrol (CHP) press release.At approximately 2:30 p.m. that day, Karina Woodman, 52, of San Jose was driving a rental snowmobile westbound on State Route 4, west of Hermit Valley, on a groomed snowmobile trail. Woodman had a passenger with her as well, Kevin Woodman, […]