Every goal scored in the boys soccer game between Williams and Esparto high schools was the result of a penalty, and the undefeated Spartans capitalized while the Yellowjackets came away with a bunch of close misses.
Esparto (9-0-1) pulled away for a 4-1 victory Thursday in Williams and ended the Yellowjackets' three-match win streak. Th
The inaugural home wrestling meet on Wednesday at Williams High was years in the making.
Building a Yellowjacket wrestling program was on coach Nik Willis' mind from the time he began teaching at the school eight years ago.
During his first three years in Williams there were no mats, uniforms or wrestlers for Willis to coach, so
The first baby born in 2013 at Colusa Regional Medical Center arrived at 6:59 p.m. Jan. 2.
Ellie Marie Mord is the first child born to Everett and Leanne Mord of Artois. She weighed 6 pounds and 15 ounces, and measured 20.5 inches long.
The baby was delivered by Dr. Michael R. Goodman.
"We look forward to the birth of the
Some of pro rodeo's brightest stars will be in Red Bluff for Friday, Saturday and Sunday competing in the Red Bluff Round-Up.
Seven of the nine reigning 2012 Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association champions will compete in the Round-Up. And of the 476 on the entry list, there are 15 former world champions.
The contestant list con
The core work on revamping the sewage facilities at the migrant housing camp south of Williams should be completed by November, the Colusa County agriculture commissioner reported.
Joe Damiano said Tuesday that he expects to be able to send the project to the engineering firm by as early as next week.
"We are working with (the st
A Colusa woman was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving early Monday after she crashed her 1998 Honda Accord into a metal livestock fence at Grover and Fruitvale avenues.
The California Highway Patrol and Williams police responded to the scene about 12:15 a.m. There were no injuries reported.
Emiley Correa, 20, was arrested a
A 58-year-old Washington woman was recovering at Enloe Medical Center after she crashed her car on Highway 20 in western Colusa County earlier this week.
Deborah Heartwood lost control of her vehicle while driving west on Highway 20, just west of the Highway 16 intersection, on Tuesday, the California Highway Patrol reported.
The end came Thursday to the couple dubbed "Bonnie and Clyde" by North State law enforcement, when Emily Clark of Willows was found guilty in Butte County Superior Court of armed robbery.
Clark, 36, faces 15 years in state prison when she is sentenced on May 21 for robbing the Chico Dollar Store at gunpoint, officials said.
A 47-year-old woman died Sunday from injuries she suffered in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 20 three days earlier.
Michelle Smith of Livermore was traveling at an unsafe speed west on Highway 20, east of Walnut Avenue near Williams, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Around 11 p.m. Thursday, Smith's vehicle collided int
Colusa County and Langlade County in Wisconsin do not have a lot in common — although both are known for their hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities.
But a U.S. Marshals Service arrest of an Antigo, Wis., man in Sites this week connected the two counties through a search for a fugitive from the justice system.
Shirley Maupin had barely pinned up one quilt, when another was flapping loose in the stiff wind that greeted the May Surprise crowd on Saturday.
But the wind did little to upset the good mood of the crowd that attended the event, which in addition to the Pacific Flyway Quilters show, also featured the annual wine tasting by the Friends
A fire that came within 100 feet of two homes Tuesday afternoon was started when strong winds knocked a limb into some power lines near Old Highway 99W and Crawford Road.
Eight fire departments responded to blaze, which burned about 2.5 acres of grass, trees and other brush, but also torched a power pole and some railroad ties, Williams
Fifth-generation rice farmer Derrick Ash depends on a lot of people and negotiates a lot of decisions to get his rice in the ground.
And every year, there is a hitch.
On Monday he sowed his fields — west of the Colusa National Wildlife Refuge — just ahead of the wind.
"I did seed on Monday to beat the wind, bu
A 34-year-old Willows woman was of one two people killed Saturday in a fiery collision on Interstate 5 near Dunnigan.
The California Highway Patrol is withholding her name pending positive identification through dental records.
The crash occurred at 11:10 p.m., at the I-505 off-ramp, shortly after the Woodland CHP received a repo
Lazy J Angus Ranch of Willows has been recognized nationally by the American Angus Association for having two registered Angus cows included in the Association's 2013 Pathfinder report.
Only 1,992 of the more than 25,000 American Angus Association members are represented in this year's report, according to Bill Bowman, chief operating of
Riding through the hills and valleys of the Western states, Vic Kronberg captured roles of film negatives of old barns and notched fences, which he later reproduced in his scenic watercolor paintings.
Kronberg is the featured artist this month at the Colusa County Arts Council, where his paintings are displayed. The 90-year-old painter l
Wearing oversized overalls and a beard strung around her face by twine, Williams Mayor Pat Ash was dressed like an outlaw hillbilly on Saturday morning.
"Go back to your roots, you know? Everyone has 'em," said Ash.
Ash was dressed as a character from the movie "O Brother Where Art Thou?" along with her daughter, Andi Armstrong,
Students from the Williams Elementary transitional kindergarten class cleaned up their campus as an Earth Day project on Monday.
Students cleared everything from paper, plastic bottles, old cans, boxes and even an old sock from flowerbeds, the playground and along fences.
Afterward, the students learned what items could be recycl
Pioneers of Music is the theme of Williams Pioneer Day this Saturday and retired music teacher Ron Simmons will be grand marshal of the parade.
Simmons taught music at Williams Unified for 32 years, retiring in 2002. He led the beginning, intermediate and high school bands, choir and taught music in the classrooms.
He said "music
Juan Ambriz knows the thrill of victory on the soccer field.
He and his Williams High teammates celebrated a 2009 Northern Section championship with a win over Colusa — the highlight of his playing career.
Now Ambriz takes aim at a different prize — $20,000 in the ninth annual FIFA Interactive World Cup tournament.
There is nothing quite like the din of a crowd gathering for the start of a baseball game, nor the snap of a ball being caught in new leather.
But above it all, there is a sound more than any other that represents the start of a new Little League season, and each game during that season.
That is when the umpire yells out, "Play b
Seniors from Williams High School were spotted around town instead of in school on Tuesday and Wednesday morning.
But, hey, weren't cutting class.
Instead, all 78 seniors were participating in the second year of Seniors Make a Difference Day, which Principal Nickolas Richter said is one of the biggest community service projects i
The Williams High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter took fifth place in the Sweepstake category at the recent Northern Section Leadership Conference at Pierce High School.
There were 20 schools at the event March 2. Results from the other schools were not immediately available.
After a long day of testing sessions
Williams has its focus on bringing new commercial and industrial development to the east side of the city, and the fire authority believes it now has the fees in place to handle the impacts of that growth.
Colusa County supervisors recently approved new impact fees for the Williams Fire Protection Authority, which serves the city and the
Williams Councilman John Troughton Jr. and City Administrator Charles Bergson raised concerns about how the proposed increase in the city's contribution to the Williams Fire Protection Authority would impact the city's budget at a finance meeting on Wednesday.
"We have to consider all the departments in the city, and this is a big jump,"