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Scene of the rescue. (Credit: Christoffer Montelius/North San Juan Fire Protection District)

Man Rescued From Abandoned Mother Lode Mine

It was a dangerous mission for firefighters who responded to a call about an elderly man who fell into 30-foot deep mineshaft.

09/27/2014

Walter Steevers

Miner Reported Missing In Nevada County

Volunteer searchers are assisting Nevada County sheriff’s deputies looking for a man who went missing while mining for gold.

10/29/2013

Loud Boom In Foothills

Source Of Loud Boom In Foothills A Mystery

People from all over El Dorado County say they’re hearing loud booms several times a week, but there are many different theories on what is causing them.

08/24/2012