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Natalia Carolyn Bonino was born February 12, 2016, at 5:04 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Ricci Cooper and Anthony Bowers-Bonino of Pine Grove. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and measured 20.5 inches in length. Grandparents are Jerry and Lisa Giordano of Sutter Creek, Richard Cooper of Vacaville. Stacey Bowers of Rocklin, and Richard Bonino of Alameda. Great-grandparents are John and Diane Mercer of Antioch, Ken and Jean Cooper of Concord, Carol Canepa of Lincoln, and Barbara Bonino of Alameda.

Maddison Olivia Mott was born March...

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Natalia Carolyn Bonino, born February 2, 2016

Natalia Carolyn Bonino was born February 2, 2016, at 5:04 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Ricci Cooper and Anthony Bowers-Bonino of Pine Grove. She weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and measured 20.5 inches in length. Grandparents are Jerry and Lisa Giordano of Sutter Creek, Richard Cooper of Vacaville. Stacey Bowers of Rocklin, and Richard Bonino of Alameda. Great-grandparents are John and Diane Mercer of Antioch, Ken and Jean Cooper of Concord, Carol Canepa of Lincoln, and Barbara Bonino of Alameda.

Richard Jesse Plise was born May 9,...

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05/19/2016 12:36 PM
60th Anniversary: An open house will honor Carl J. and H. Pauline Lathrum on their 60th wedding anniversary. The public is invited to the open house/dessert to be held from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday Jun 12, at the couple’s home, 4596 Roadrunner Drive, Ione (Lake Camanche). Hosting the event will be their children: Carl S. of Vicalia, Paula Groomes and David of Waterford, Pamela Reeves of Oakdale and Christina Huartson of Plymouth. Carl and Pauline grew up in Rocky Ford, Colorado, living a block from each other. They attended the same... [Read more]
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05/19/2016 11:30 AM
Forest Cheney Church, born April 21, 2016

Forest Cheney Church was born April 21, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Jennifer Caroline Cheney and John Silas Church of Ione. He weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces and measured 21.75 inches in length. Baby Forest was welcomed by his siblings, Gwenneth and John. Grandparents are David P. and Deborah A. Cheney, and Jack and Diane Kimzey. Great-grandparents are Martha Cheney Payne and Thelma Artero.

Markus Ethan Kwong Yep, Jr., was born April 22, 2016, at 3:43 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Melissa and Markus Yep of...

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05/12/2016 12:46 PM
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Graduation: Dr. Arnie and Peggy Zeiderman of Sutter Creek are pleased to announce the graduation of their son Matt from the University of Louisville School of Medicine, which awards the M.D. on May 14. After graduating from Amador High School in 2008, Matt completed studies at UC Berkeley, majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He will begin a Surgical Residency next month at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. [Read more]
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05/12/2016 9:22 AM
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Lacey Renae Skilling was born April 10, 2016 at 2:15 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Angelina and Joshua Skilling of Columbia. She weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. Baby Lacey was welcomed by her sister, Lailah. Grandparents are Chris and Theresa Lampkin. Great-grandmother is Rachel Salazar.

Hunter Richard Webb was born April 12, 2016 at 6:42 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Cassie and Tommy Webb on Ione. He weighed 8 pounds 1 ounce and measured 20.5 inches in length. Grandparents are Rich and...

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05/05/2016 1:05 PM
Ilich and Reed: Randy and Heidi Ilich, Baron and Baroness of Offaly, Ireland and owners of the locally owned and family operated Hundred Acre Olive Oil in the heart of Amador County, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lady Cassandra Anne Ilich, to Mr. Shaun Michael Reed, son of Mr. Michael and Mrs. Barbara Reed, CPA of Kansas City, KS. The couple met 3 years ago at a good friend’s Adventure Speaker series event in Boulder, Colorado. They reside together at their home, Sierra Dorado Ranch in the Rocky Mountains of... [Read more]
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04/21/2016 12:18 PM

Amador County Artists Association

Are you ready for the fair? At the May 11 meeting of the ACAA, artist Sharon Galligan will provide suggestions on how to improve your work in time for the July Amador County Fair. Bring 2 or 3 paintings and let Sharon help turn your work into a prize winner. ACAA meets each month on the second Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Senior Center, 229 New York Ranch Road, in Jackson. The public is invited and new members are encouraged. For more information, visit amadorcountyartists.org.

LFPD Flea Market...

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04/07/2016 12:35 PM

Knitting for a Cause

In our efforts to bring awareness and education to our community about child abuse prevention, the Amador Child Abuse Prevention Council’s focus for April - Child Abuse Prevention Month - is on the “Period of Purple Crying.” Our aim is to bring attention to and educate parents and the community about this sensitive time and to the dangers of reacting in frustration with a baby’s crying, such as shaking or harming them in some other way. We invite knitters and crocheters throughout the county to create hats with...

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03/31/2016 11:50 AM

The following students achieved Ione Junior High’s “Principal’s Honor Roll,” students earning a GPA of 3.0 and above for the Third Quarter.

Sixth grade: Hailey Alderson, Ryan Billingsley, Mya Bucio Gallego, Jacob Burvant, Tonya Chronis, Gwenneth Church, Emma Cranfill, Colby Eckhart, Yajayra Franco Padilla, Skyie Fuentes, Alexis Harmon, Megan Hemig, Abby Henness, Nigel Misuraca, Summer Noguchi, Jose Sahagun, Lily Stinson, Sophia Villa, Tessa Castoe, Hannah DeWalt, Ashlynd Dunn, Richard Kirkman, Mya Manner, Peter Rooney, Noah Threet,...

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03/31/2016 12:14 PM

6th grade: Beau Davis, Amanda Flagg, Sadie Himmelmann, Julianna Lilly, Bailee Mattingly, Angel Ou, Ian Rose, Ashley Santacruz, Anthony Vo, Kirrah Carmack, Joseph Cooper, Aubrey Edwards, Rachel Flagg, Gabrielle Gascon, Michael Martinez, Josie Metcalfe, Elizabeth Miguel, Vella Porto, Ryan Savage, Spenser Schultz, Kylie Chandler, George Consolo, Donna Dalton, Abbygail Drake, Katherine Morris and Zach Olivarria

7th grade: Nicholas Keys, Inigo Baxter, Benjamin Bramer, Allis Bronken, Mikel Carnell, Cherisse Carney, Connor Christenson,...

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03/31/2016 12:11 PM

Progressive Women’s Committee

The Progressive Women’s Committee will meet on Thursday April 7, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. at Thomi’s Banquet Room in Jackson. The program for April will be Meet the Candidates. All candidates for Supervisory Districts One, Two and Four have been invited. Reservations are required and may be made at trestrail@gotsky.com or 209-267-0177 no later than Tuesday, April 5. This is an Open Meeting and all those interested are welcome to attend. The buffet luncheon is $15. Pay at the door, cash or personal check only....

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03/24/2016 12:53 PM

Beta Sigma Phi

The next meeting of the Preceptor Nu Omega, Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, is Wednesday, April 6, at the home of Shelby Fairfield at 12:30 p.m. for socializing; the meeting will start at 1 p.m. Remember to bring donations for the inter-denominational program, Break Bread with Friends, coupons for the schools and Redplum coupons. Please call Shelby at (209) 267-0515 for information. This month we will have a special guest, Marilynn Dillon, who will do a program on her recent trip to Israel. Everyone is welcome to come....

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03/17/2016 12:41 PM
Keeper John Morla

Chance Russell Page was born February 11, 2016, at 10:58 a.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Morgan Whittle and Joseph Page of Sutter Creek. He weighed 6 pounds 9 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. Baby Chance was welcomed by siblings Braydon and Jordan. Grandparents are Ralph and Betty Whittle, Mike and Sandra Wicks, and Marcy Page. Great-grandparents are Russell and Marie Page.

Keeper John Morla was born February 17, 2016, at 6:35 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Marshawn and John Morla of Jackson. He weighed 7 pounds...

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03/10/2016 12:33 PM
The following students received academic awards for the second trimester. Grace Laursen-Dollman, Kelsi Salke, Madison Lee, Adelene Ortiz, Kayleigh Wright, Kaleb Huanaco, Emmalee Hohman, Wyatt Soden, Haley Young, Liam Howarth, Meara Visser, Dallas Schneider, Ryann Kanoff, Angela Priest, Brooke Hulson, Devin Campbell, Joseph Fallow, Suraya Allen, Eduardo Peralta, Kyleigh Mansu, Camden Adams, Isabella Marzano, Raya Gallegos, Danyka Logan, Kailee Stone, Scott Pegnotta, Isabella Gower, Zoey Miller, Chloe Whitmore, Caira Pignataro, Elena... [Read more]
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03/03/2016 11:28 AM
Are you having trouble controlling the way you eat? Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a free twelve-step recovery program for anyone suffering from food obsession, overeating, under-eating or bulimia. Meetings are held Wednesdays at St. Patrick Church, 115 Court Street (in the room of Kearney Street) in Jackson from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Meetings are free and open to anyone. For more information or a list of additional meetings throughout the U.s. and the world, call (781) 932-6300 or locally (16) 995-1800, or visit food addicts.org... [Read more]
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02/25/2016 12:37 PM

Master Food Perservers

So you had a great year hunting and fishing! But what can you do with your bounty besides freezing? Learn from an expert to safely preserve your catch in this class on curing, smoking, dehydrating, and pressure canning fish and game. We’ll cover the benefits of dry rubs and brining and you will learn to make your own venison jerky. Join us for this class and learn about the benefits of preserving fish and game on Saturday, March 12, 2016 between 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Amador County GSA Building, 12200-B...

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02/25/2016 12:03 PM

Phillip Nolan Delaney-Dunlap was born January 22, 2016, at 10:42 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Lindsey Delaney and William Dunlap of Pioneer. He weighed 7 pounds 7 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. Grandparents are Leon and Sharon Reaser, Bill and Darlene Dunlap, and Allan and Debbie Adair. Great-grandparents are Steve and Denice Lindsey, and Brian and Rosemary Alexander.

Brayden Paul Dacier was born January 30, 2016, at 4:19 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Andrea and Brandon Dacier of Pioneer. He weighed 7 pounds 5...

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02/11/2016 2:02 PM
Samuel Fuller Arnese was born February 5.

Kali Gene Hoyt was born January 18, 2016, at 4:34 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Tracy and Gareth Hoyt, of Plymouth. She weighed 7 pounds 13 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Baby Kali was welcomed by her siblings Vinnie, Isaiah, Jayda and Luke. Grandparents are Seth and Barbara Hoyt, and Terry and Sue Bunch. Great-grandparents are Richard and Betsy Cotterell.

Juniper Grace Byrd was born January 19, 2016, at 10:26 p.m. at Sutter Amador Hospital to Kimberly Ann Smalldon and James Logan Byrd, of Amador City. She...

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02/11/2016 1:49 PM

The Amador County Waste Management and Recycling Department was made aware on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, that the RePlanet Beverage Container Recycling Centers in Amador County were permanently closed, effective January 31, 2016.

These centers operated in grocery store lots, including Raley’s, Pokerville Market, Ione Plaza Market and Pine Grove Market. RePlanet has closed 191 locations in the State and laid off 278 employees.

RePlanet cites a reduction in the State fees to recycling centers, declines in commodity prices and...

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