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Country kindness

EDITOR:<br>I was parked on the side of the road with a flat tire waiting for the auto club to assist. A kind woman drove up, suggested that I put on my …

Another View: Prop. 218 and misinformation

By Lon Uso<p>Imagine going to MarVal to buy some milk and running into a number of people with a giant sign telling you that the Georgetown Divide …

Top stories of 2017

<i>Editor’s note:</i> <i>This is part one of the top stories of 2017.</i><p><b>Auburn Lake Trails Water Treatment Plant gets an upgrade</b><p>After years of studies, plan …

Grizzlies tie match late only to fall 2-1 to Cougars

PLACERVILLE — Golden Sierra striker Laura Prine scored a game-tying goal late in the game on a penalty kick only to see El Dorado score the go-head …

California among healthiest states

California and El Dorado County are near the top when it comes to health, according to a new study by the United Health Foundation called America’s …

STARR brings out their best

Providing a welcoming place for adults with developmental disabilities is a nonprofit called STARR, which stands for Socialization Through Activities …

Crime Log

<b>Dec. 21</b><p>5:37 a.m. Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a convenience store and removed property on Main Street in Georgetown.<p>1:37 p.m. The victim …

Georgetown Divide Republican Women host DA Vern Pierson

• Home<br>• News<br>• Letters<br>• Sports<br>• Prospecting<p>Georgetown, California<p>News<p>Georgetown Divide Republican Women host DA Vern Pierson<p>By News Release<p>The public, men as …

Sports schedule

The lady swings a mean hammer at Coloma park's Blacksmith Shop

Blacksmith, Eve Oswald hammers a red-hot piece of iron, heated in the forge at the Blacksmith's shop in Coloma. Democrat photo by Shelly …

Crime Log

<b>Dec. 14</b><p>12:40 p.m. Death investigation in Pilot Hill.<p>2:35 p.m. Assault with a deadly weapon not firearm reported in Garden Valley.<p>6:38 p.m. Deputies …

Country Kitchen

The Country Kitchen for December 28, 2017<p>This recipe was submitted by L. K. of Greenwood, who says, “We tried this mixed veggie casserole a few weeks …

Georgia Lee (Silva) Cotenas

Oct. 16, 1935 – Nov. 12, 2017<p>Georgia Lee (Silva) Cotenas passed away on Nov. 12 due to injuries suffered in a vehicle accident on Nov. 10. She was …

Winter Film Series at the Georgetown Library

The Friends of the Library are sponsoring​ a winter documentary film showing on the first Saturday of every month. Join the fun at 1 p.m. on …

1/18 Letter of thanks from Jerry and Janice Hoyt at Divide Supply Inc.

<b>EDITOR:</b><p>We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for supporting us for the past 18 years that we have been in business at Divide Supply …

Christmas is here and the season of giving is upon us

<b>EDITOR:</b><p>A special angelic Santa paid a Divide resident’s property taxes for an entire year. Can you believe that? Wow, unbelievable. What a generous …

GDPUD rate protest fails — just barely

It was standing room only as more than 200 people filled the Georgetown Community Center Tuesday night for the Proposition 218 hearing.<p>Up for …

Free employer presentation

Looking for a job? El Dorado County Connections – One Stop is hosting a free employer presentation on Thursday, Jan. 18 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. …

“Greenwood Greetings”

By Steven J. Rohm<p>The GCO will have its next regular monthly potluck on Tuesday, the 23rd of January, sorry no December meeting again this year. The …

Thank you all

Georgetown Divide Health Care Assoc.<p>Would like to thank our wonderful community for the support and generous contributions during our annual …

The GDPUD Board of Directors announces the appointment of David Souza

The Board of Directors of the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District is pleased to announce the appointment of David Souza to fill the vacant …

GDPUD rate increase

<b>EDITOR:</b><p>I was asked by a gentleman at the post office if I wanted a “protest letter”…. he said, “You know, your rates are going up.” I replied, “No …

Letter to the Editor: Sharai Smith

The Georgetown Library’s 4th annual Holiday Bazaar was the best yet! This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and this year our new …

The thrill of kick-tory at the Grizzly Cup Classic

<b>Match Recaps</b><p><b>Finals</b> <br>Union Mine 1, El Dorado 0<p><b>Semi-Finals</b> <br>Union Mine 2, Bear River 0<p>El Dorado 2,<br>Golden Sierra 0<p><b>Group Play</b> <br>Union Mine 3,<br>Golden Sierra …

Plenty of lessons to learn in holiday houses

By Holly Thane<p>School was a very important place in small Gold Rush towns during the 1850s. Once families started settling these areas, schools and …

Cantare Chorale to perform at Music on the Divide

Looking for a perfect way to kick off the holiday season? Mark calendars for Dec. 10, 3 p.m., because Music On The Divide has a treat in store for …

Crime Log

<b>Nov. 16</b><p>11:39 a.m. Victim reported petty theft on Highway 193 in Georgetown via EDSO online reporting system. Documentation report only.<p>2:26 p.m. …

Country Kitchen

If you have leftover ham from Thanksgiving or plan to serve ham for Christmas, here’s a fast and attractive way to serve it.<p>– – – – – – – – – – – – – …

Christmas in Garden Valley Park

The Garden Valley Community Association is hosting the decorating of Garden Valley Park on Sat. Dec. 2 at noon. Music will be provided as well as …

Messer pleads not guilty in cold case murder charge

Joseph Ray Messer<p>Joseph Ray Messer has pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of a Desert Hot Springs teen that took place more than two decades …