Monday, February 8, 2016

Jane Marie Branco of Mokelumne Hill

   Jane Marie Branco, Mokelumne Hill resident, passed away peacefully at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson on February 4, 2016. She was

'Wisdom' the Albatross is 65

   The Midway Wildlife Refuge has verified that "Wisdom" the 65 year old Albatross has returned to the refuge and is again sitting on an egg.

  She has mothered 35 chicks after being banded in the 1950's.

A Little Foolsgold .... from Deep in the Shafts of Calaveras

     Dear Billy:

        How could any vet give free vet service to a dog
poisoner?

Car hits power pole in Martell

   February 8, 2016 at 11 AM:  A car hit a power pole at Hwy 88 and Ridge Road, not far from Walmart.

   A witness said they thought the person may have been texting while driving before the crash. Emergency personnel are en route to the scene.

Horse adoption event at Frogtown

    On March 19 and 20, 2016 the BLM will bring in around 20 wild horses, burros and mustangs for adoption at Frogtown.

   The gates open at 8 AM each day of the event. You can preview the animals on Friday, March 18, 2016 at 4 PM.

  

In the Great Smoky National Park....

...in Tennessee, this little cub was trying to hide.

One Way traffic on Hwy 26

   Caltrans is working on Hwy 26 from the Calaveras/Amador County line to Defender Grade in Amador County this week.

   Also on Hwy 26

Please take me home!

Sweet, bight eyed Lily is waiting at the Calaveras
Animal Shelter in San Andreas.

Calaveras Supervisors still 'Piddling around' about new Sheriff

   The appointment of a new Calaveras County Sheriff is back on the Supervisor agenda for tomorrow morning, February 9, 2015.

    As part of the process they are supposed to appoint Sheriffs nearby to interview the candidates (those without a conflict of interest).  We do not see how ANY of them would not have a conflict. They either liked Kuntz or did not like Kuntz.

Deaths in Calaveras County

    In Calaveras County those we lost the following in the past week were:

    On January 25, 2016 Angela K. Berg passed away at the