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Ronald Norman Konieczny Conway

Feb. 13, 1936 — Dec. 13, 2010 Ronald Conway Ronald Norman Konieczny Conway, 74 of Placerville, Calif., passed away Dec. 13, 2010, at home surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Evanston, Ill., on Feb. 13, 1936, son of the late Joel and Bernice Conway. He graduated from Santa Barbara Catholic High School […]

Patricia J. (Pat) Michaud

May 31, 1934 — Nov. 19, 2010 Patricia Michaud Patricia J. (Pat) Michaud passed away Nov. 19, 2010, after a two-year battle with cancer. She was born in Stockton, Calif., and graduated from Stockton High School. She completed her RN degree after graduation and began her 40-year nursing career. She spent her lifetime caring for […]

Gaynl Francis Adair

June 23, 1935 – Dec. 9, 2010 Gaynl Adair Our mother was born to Charles and Nellie Sherman and raised in Hayward, Calif., where she learned to ride a horse before she could walk. She ran off and got married at 16 to our father, Robert Lee Adair. After graduation from Hayward High in 1953 […]

Karen Bye

Jan. 31, 1931 — Dec. 5, 2010 Karen Bye Karen Hanson Bye passed away on Dec. 5, 2010. She was born on Jan. 31, 1931, in Oakland, Calif., to Fred and Muriel Hanson. She was raised in Auburn, attended local schools and graduated from Placer High School in 1948. She attended Point Loma College in […]

Sallye Joeleen Walker

Nov. 25, 1930 — Dec. 3, 2010 Sallye Walker 2 Sallye Walker Long time resident of El Dorado County, Sallye Walker, has recently lost her gallant battle with cancer. Bob Walker, with the love of his life, Sallye, moved here North from the Los Angeles area in 1961 with their three children. We spent the […]

William Thomas “Dub” Kramer

June 11, 1920 — Dec. 8, 2010 William Kramer William Thomas “Dub” Kramer, 90, of Placerville, died Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, at his home from natural causes. Born on June 11, 1920, at Tahlequah, Okla., to Henry Jesse Kramer and Myrtle Mae Martin, Dub grew up in the Tahlequah area and attended Northeastern State University, […]

Karen Ann Minor

June 8, 1952 — Dec. 3, 2010 Karen Minor Our mother, sister, aunt, grand aunt and friend, Karen Ann Minor, age 58, was called home on Dec. 3, 2010, after an all-to-short battle with ovarian cancer. Karen was born in Santa Monica, Calif., on June 8, 1952, to Mildred Lenore and Charles Henry Dawson. Karen’s […]

Walter Narr III

Sept. 20, 1965 — Nov. 30, 2010 walt narr Walter Narr III took his own life at home in Pollock Pines on Nov. 30, 2010, at the age of 45. He was preceded in death by his identical twin brother, Paul George Narr of Winters, Calif. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife […]

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Belltower: Two additions to our reader panel

Two people have been added to the Mountain Democrat readers panel: Bill Heyman from Pollock Pines and Kathye Russell, who works for an engineering firm in Cameron Park. Heyman originally enlisted in the Army, but was accepted into officer candidate school. His commission led him to become an artillery officer, eventually commanding two artillery batteries […]

Publisher’s ink: Measuring time and death

Time treats us all the same. Everyone gets the same 60 minutes in an hour, 24 hours in a day and 365 days in a year. We all age gracefully together. Well, let’s just say we all grow older at the same pace. With the advent of cosmetic surgery and the financial means anyone can […]

Billingsleys bullets: Sometimes running away is the right answer

Democrat columnist DoesnÕt it amaze you when someone continues to live with an angry, uptight, rigid person? How do they manage to get out of bed each morning to deal with such an unpleasant person? Where do they find joy in such a dark, miserable environment? If your spouse fits the above description, itÕs time […]

Memoir: The last installment: Best move, best job

Special to the Democrat While living in Orangevale I worked as a stringer for several local papers, but that didnÕt bring in much money, so I decided to become a school bus driver, first for the Orangevale district, later for the consolidated San Juan district. That worked out fine: When Gail was in school, I […]


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Pure Life case: Preliminary hearing set

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A sign of desperation? City’s sign changes debated

By Pat Lakey | From Page: A1 | Gallery

First West Nile virus case confirmed

By Pat Lakey | From Page: A1

McClintock holding Placerville Town Hall

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Lead ammunition ban in place

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Goodyear Blimp flies over Sacramento, Senior Open

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Heard over the back fence: Garden tips for July

By Bob Billingsley | From Page: B1


Opinion »

Belltower: Some news that will give you fits

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The balancing act: The transparency of the opaque

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Mark Shields: Marco Rubio vs. The New York Times

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Letters »

A week in history

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Why are we giving water away?

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Sports »

Under the Scoreboard: June 29, 2015

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Gregg drives to 20th career victory

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Helm has strong finish at Australian Ironman

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Strikeouts hurt El Dorado High in loss

By Jerry Heinzer | From Page: A6

Sports Scene: June 29, 2015

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Schedule: June 29 – July 5, 2015

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Track champs

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Good turnout for Hangtown Junior Clinic

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Prospecting »

Safe at Home comes to El Dorado County

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As we were: Omo Ranch memories

By Ken Deibert | From Page: B3

The Apple Hill Growers group announces scholarship winners

By Apple Hill Growers | From Page: B8


Essentials »

McClintock holding Placerville Town Hall

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Building permits June 15-19

By Pat Lakey | From Page: A2

Statewide fire summary

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DUI log

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Obituaries »

Arlene Meril Reite

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Horoscope, Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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Horoscope, Monday, June 29, 2105

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Speed Bump

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New York Times Crossword

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