The Colusa County Sheriff's Office is asking prosecutors to bring criminal charges in connection with the death of Concepcion "C.B." Johnson.
After nearly five months of investigating the suspicious death, the Sheriff's Office submitted a 400-plus page report to the District Attorney's Office.
"The … investigation is ongoi
City Councilwoman Marilyn Acree came under fire during the public comment portion of the Colusa City Council meeting on Tuesday night.
Supporters of Colusa Fire Chief and acting City Manager Randy Dunn — including staff and volunteer firefighters, two councilmembers, and a few Colusa citizens — voiced their support for Randy
On Sept. 23 at Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany, Colusa native Shannon Hennessy was presented with a Bronze Star — the fourth-highest individual military award of the United States Armed Forces — for "exceptionally meritorious service in support of Operation Enduring Freedom."
"I'm not sure I know how to fully express how hono
California water politics was the hot topic at the Sacramento Valley Landowners Association meeting on Thursday at the Maxwell Inn.
While in the past the SVLA has been concerned with flood control issues, the current water shortage crisis in California had the group singing a different tune at this year's gathering.
Now just $2,000 dollars away from reaching the required funding for a digital projector, Colusa Theatre owner Mike Wilkinson is already looking toward the future.
Wilkinson said he just has a few things to work out before he signs on the dotted line for the projector, and he is planning a big "thank you" for the community that has rallie
A few months ago, Ashley Troughton knew little about the Friends of the Colusa County Animal Shelter, an organization that strives to address the needs of abandoned, abused and neglected animals.
But what she found out inspired the 21-year-old Maxwell resident to jump into action.
Troughton organized the first FOCCAS bowling fund
Dorothy Elizabeth Messick Caldwell Bowden passed away peacefully at her home in Grimes on Feb. 23, 2014. She was 93.
She was born Sept. 22, 1920, in Sycamore to Mary A. (Earp) Messick and John A. Messick.
She was a graduate of Colusa High School and a lifelong resident of Colusa County, and she had the distinction of being the Co
A bipartisan bill, coauthored by Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, and Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Gerber, aims to appropriate monies to counties for outstanding obligations relating to Payment in Lieu of Taxes payments.
Senate Bill 1410 requests $19 million to make good on outstanding obligations and seeks to appropriate $2 million in annual funding for
On Feb. 21, Premier Mushroom Inc. in Colusa hosted a seminar for students from The Northern California Academy of Leadership at the Colusa Industrial Properties conference room.
The Colusa seminar featured a strength finders component with Peggy Jennings-Severe; a component with Dr. Robert Eyler from Sonoma State; and a component on ensu
From busting flavor to balloon rockets, bouncing basketballs to skittles to popcorn — Johnson Junior High School's first seventh- and eighth-grade science fair was held on Thursday in Arbuckle.
"Overall, we had about 200 boards entered in from 7th and 8th grade. ... It went amazing. I couldn't have asked for more," said Katie Jones
Police are searching for a man who invaded a Williams woman's home and threatened her with a knife.
The woman suffered cuts to her hands after fending off the attacker in the early morning hours on Thursday at her residence in the Valley Ranch subdivision of Williams, police said.
A man broke into the victim's home at about 3:30
It was billed as the "last hurrah" for Colusa Theatre, but thanks to a turnout that far exceeded promoters' expectations, it may have in fact been a send-off for the theater's out-dated film projectors.
On Saturday, owner Mike Wilkinson said he still needed to raise about $18,000 to make the switch to a digital projector. After just two
Peggy Hickel Scroggins, who is in her third term as the Colusa County Auditor-Controller, will once again be seeking re-election when the polls open on June 3.
Scroggins has worked in the Auditor's Office for nearly 37 years after starting there on a part-time basis — while concurrently working toward her accounting degree —
This year's election will mark the first time in nearly 30 years that current Colusa County Clerk-Recorder Kathie Moran's name will not appear on the ballot.
Assistant County Clerk-Recorder Rose Gallo-Vasquez, the only candidate who has filed for the office at this time, knows that it will be hard to replace Moran.
"I think that
Small rural schools like Princeton in Colusa County and Lake, Plaza and Capay in Glenn County should have high-speed wireless Internet by the launch of the Smarter Balanced field tests across every school district in the state starting next month.
Glenn County Office of Education officials said the $420,000 tower project has been complet
On Tuesday, the Colusa County Board of Supervisors recognized 10 county personnel and employees who reached milestone years of service this year. In total, the employees honored have a combined total of 180 years of service to Colusa County.
Above, the employees honored: left to right:
Kevin Richardson: Road maintenance wo
Gus Aguirre — a minimum data set coordinator at Colusa Regional Medical Center — has been selected as the CRMC Employee of the Month for January by CRMC department managers.
Applicants are submitted for consideration either by managers or by patient recognition.
As a minimum data set coordinator, Aguirre assists with
A Colusa man accused of pointing a gun at a woman's head is facing three felony charges,
A Bakersfield woman called Colusa police at 12:45 a.m. Saturday and said her mother's boyfriend was holding her mother at gunpoint at the High Street Mobile Home Park on 10th Street in Colusa, police said.
The 54-year-old victim told police t
Sometimes, someone needs to pitch in just to get to the pitch.
The Under 10 soccer team representing Colusa in the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Division 2 — the Colusa RedHawks — are in the midst of a highly successful season. The group of 9- and 10-year-old boys have yet to experience defeat in Region 1593 &mdas
A Hamilton High School volunteer track coach has been accused of sexual contact with at least one student and "sexting" several others.
Joshua Kelly Hernandez, 23, of Orland was arrested at about 4:30 p.m. last Wednesday at the high school and booked into the Glenn County Jail after nearly a full day of investigation revealed several sex
Just four days after Charles Wesley was arrested on suspicion of felony battery causing serious bodily injury for allegedly attacking an individual he claimed had furnished his 19-year-old sister with alcohol, the Colusa man is once again behind bars after a Feb. 21 arrest — this time on suspicion of misdemeanor battery on a spouse/date/et
The North Valley California Deer Association dinner packed the main exhibit building at the Colusa County Fairgrounds with about 400 people on Saturday. For one father and son, the dinner was a much-needed change of fortune.
Chris Cholette of San Francisco and his father, Tom Cholette of Michigan, came a long way for the late-season goos
An estimated 700 people showed up at the doors; half had to be turned away.
To say the Colusa Theatre's fundraiser on Sunday was successful fails to do the turnout justice, promoters said. In fact, the showing was so successful that Mike Wilkinson, owner, said there would be an encore showing today at 5:30 p.m.
"Wow... wow." That
The North State Food Bank Emergency Food Asistance Program will be distributing commodities in a number of Colusa County communities from February 26 through March 3.
Surplus foods are distributed to qualified individuals and families who are within 150 percent of the poverty guidelines. Participants self-certify on the day the surplus f