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Doshier, Thompson and Co. first in ski races

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — Oak Ridge skiers Parker Doshier and Allena Thompson duplicated last week’s winning efforts at Monday’s first slalom race under great weather conditions at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Team-wise, the Trojan boys, with five top-10 finishers, out-pointed Ponderosa 389-369 with El Dorado (355) in third and Union Mine (221) fourth. The girl’s side had the only deviation as […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Alpine Racing: Diel, Thompson post wins

Oak Ridge's Allena Thompson  won last Monday's South 1 Division Giant Slalom ski races at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

SIERRA-AT-TAHOE — On time, on schedule and on location, Monday’s South 1 Division opener went off without a hitch as local ski and snowboarders completed the season’s first Giant Slalom race at Sierra-at-Tahoe. Unlike last season when Mother Nature forced a delay and then shift to Northstar, conditions, under a mix of sunshine and clouds, […]

Comments Off / January 18, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Pursuit of beauty: EDH photographer finds inspiration in nature, family

Meet Holly Fischer and see her wildlife and landscape photography collection at  the opening reception of her show, Pursuing Beauty, Aug. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Salone di Carlo. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills resident Holly Fischer will debut a collection of her wildlife and landscape photography this Friday evening at an art show free to the public. A self-professed nature lover, Fischer didn’t become a professional photographer until the oldest of her three sons, now 16, was in elementary school. She picked up a camera […]

No Comment / August 21, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment,News | Read More »

Sheriff’s report: Drugs found in jail mail

Ryan Murphey

El Dorado County sheriff’s officials arrested a 22-year-old man they say was mailing illegal drugs to a family member in the county jail in Placerville. Ryan Murphey was taken into custody in El Dorado Hills following an investigation that began Aug. 8 after correctional officers reported finding the narcotics before they got into the hands […]

No Comment / August 12, 2016 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Sheriff’s Department honors Fallen Dallas officers

The recent shooting deaths of several Dallas officers sent shock waves through the law enforcement community and the country. The Dallas police chief and mayor scheduled a moment of silence at noon in the Central Time Zone Friday and they were joined by law enforcement offices all over the country, including El Dorado County. Sheriff D’Agostini honored […]

Comments Off / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Taz defeats Otters

Mason Buehler swims the breaststroke in the boy's 11/12s race Saturday. See Taz high-point earners on page A-6. Photo by Eric Boucher

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team came out on top against the visiting Folsom Sea Otters last Saturday in its last home meet of the season. The high Taz point earners were: 6&U Girls: Mycah Hull, 5 points; Scarlett Schulze, 4 points; Stella Schulze, 5 points. 6&U Boys: Beau Barry, 10 points; Cruz […]

Comments Off / July 11, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz Devils outswim Dolphins

The El Dorado Taz girl swimmers get after it in one of Saturday's races against Loomis Basin. Photo by Eric Boucher

LOOMIS — The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team had a big win against the Loomis Basin Dolphins Saturday. As the visiting team, Taz handily won the meet 508-279. Head coach Jenn Soto credited swimmers for getting out of comfort zones. “We had only five 15-18 girls today, which was a challenge with relays,” […]

Comments Off / June 13, 2016 | Posted in News,Sports | Read More »



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