Classic cars, dancing horses and Maxwell firemen dressed in neon green rolled down Main Street for the parade opening of the 83rd Maxwell Rodeo on Saturday.
Continuing a long-standing tradition of performing a humorous and theatrical presentation for the crowd, Maxwell firefighters put on an act of an environmentally friendly fire respon
Two hundred bicycle riders and support crew popped up tents in the field behind Williams High School on Friday night on the end of the second day of a tour that raises funds for local HIV and AIDS services.
NorCal AIDS Cycle, an annual four-day event, leads volunteers on a 330-mile tour through the Sierra foothills and the Sacramento Val
Dozens of scholarships and accolades were awarded to Colusa High School seniors under a sign reading, "The tassel is worth the hassle," at the Senior Awards Dinner on Monday night.
Mattie Myers is valedictorian and Ruby Dunham is salutatorian.
Tim Crabtree was also named Teacher of the Year during the event.
Myers and Dun
Name: Anastasia Cristler.
Family: I have a huge family. Most live in Yolo County, but here in Colusa County I have my mom, Annie Doyle; and my dad, Richard Doyle; and my brother Shane Doyle. My boyfriend, Nic Selover, and his family have become my second family as well. I also have my three dogs: Dolly, a Plott hound; Ma
Commodity distribution, 9:30-11:30 a.m., American Legion Post 218, Maxwell. 438-2389.
Senior lunch program, noon, Boy Scouts Cabin, 901 Parkhill St., Colusa. $3 requested. RSVP to 458-0380.
Williams Community Center Movie Day, 12:30 p.m., C and Ninth streets, Williams.
City of Williams Zumba, 6-7 p.m., W
James Kevin Skaggs, 51, of Redding, was arrested at 10:53 p.m. May 17 by the California Highway Patrol on Interstate 5, north of Arbuckle, on suspicion of driving while under the influence. He was booked into the Colusa County Jail. Bail was set at $1,673.
Jeremy Lee Lazarus, 31, of Maxwell, was arrested at 3:29 p.m. M
Colusa police, coordinating with Avoid the 9 task force, will be conducting a DUI checkpoint somewhere in downtown Colusa on Friday.
The checkpoint is scheduled to be in force from 6 p.m.-3 a.m.
It is part of the task force's Memorial Day weekend enforcement schedule, which includes another checkpoint in Marysville on Saturday, a
A rush of power surged through the Colusa High baseball team’s batting order as the RedHawks won the second Northern Section championship in school history, beating Winters 9-5 Saturday in the Division III championship game.
Colusa’s last baseball section title was in 1997.
Not known for their power, the No. 1 RedHawk
The No. 2 Maxwell softball team’s bid for a fourth straight Northern Section Division VI championship fell just short in the title game against the top-seeded Westwood.
Panthers senior pitcher Allison Costa engaged in a tense pitching duel with the Lumberjacks’ Tori Kidder and took the loss despite giving up just four hits an
For the seventh time in the last 11 seasons, the Maxwell High baseball team ended the season with a victory in the Northern Section championship game.
The No. 2 Panthers (22-6) scored three runs with two outs in the first and cruised to an 8-0 victory Saturday against No. 1 Chester (15-9) in the Division V title game.
David Lee s
Two Colusa County fighters lost by decision in mixed martial arts title fights during Gladiator Challenge: American Dream at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln on Saturday.
A Colusa High senior was knocked out in the first round.
Clinton Fouse (5-2) lost his first featherweight title defense in a five-round decision against
Andres Mendez won the 300-meter hurdles and led the Pierce High varsity boys track and field team to a third-place finish in the Northern Section Division III finals Friday at Shasta High.
The Bears tied with Trinity for third place with 52 points; Colusa finished seventh; and Williams was 11th. Pierce finished sixth in the varsity girls
Elementary school students ran, jumped and threw their way to glory and the thrill of competition at the recent Glenn County Elementary Track Meet.
In addition to the Glenn County schools, students from Princeton and Stonyford in Colusa County competed.
Ivan Esponsa of Princeton Elementary (10-year old division) and Osavaldo Garc
Cameron Pollack is no different than most 8-year-old boys.
A couple times a week the Corning resident dons his Marlins uniform and heads over to Estil Clark Park to play in the city’s little league Farm division, where he hones his diamond talents while receiving instruction from his coaches, whom he also bats against.
Colusa 9, Winters 5
Power was never the strong suit of the Colusa High baseball team throughout the season, but the RedHawks mashed four extra base hits deep into the left-field gap and won the second Northern Section championship in school history.
The top-seeded RedHawks responded to
Volunteers in the Stonyford community are keeping the East Park Resevoir open for recreation after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation closed the lake due to automatic budget cuts from federal sequestration.
Colusa County Supervisor Gary Evans found out East Park Resevoir was closed while driving by on May 10 and called the bureau to confirm.
In 1969, when Gene Beauchamp met with a general to receive his Purple Heart for shedding blood in service to the U.S., he said he didn't want it.
The general responded, "I'll be the judge of that, son."
Looking back, Beauchamp said, "I didn't think I wanted it. Everyone I knew got shot."
Beauchamp's injury that led to rec
Williams Councilman Kent Boes said Wednesday he could find the money in the city's proposed budget to cover the requested increase for the Williams Fire Protection Authority.
"We have to pony up," he said.
"If I can find the money, would you be OK with it?" Boes asked Councilman John Troughton Jr., who raised concerns about both
Junior Kaily McKinley is this year's Maxwell High Rodeo queen.
She is the daughter of Cristy Edwards and Jeff McKinley.
She is involved in FFA, volleyball, and basketball and her interests include playing sports, riding horses, drawing and having a good time with friends.
"Rodeo is a great time for the community to get to
Mark Escalera and his family planned on training pastors through seminars at his Bible Institute of Church Ministaries in the jungles of Liberia in western Africa for years.
He said the country is the fourth poorest in the world, with no running water.
"I wasn't trying to make them Baptist, I was trying to preach the main points
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.
Colusa County sheriff's investigators used security camera footage to track down and arrest a Grimes man on suspicion of burglary.
Sometime between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. on May 11, a farm shop on Lodi Road, southwest of town, was burglarized, Detective Sgt. Mark Troughton said.
The crime was reported two days later.
A crop-duster pilot was injured Wednesday evening when his plane crashed into a field in the Butte City area.
Glenn County Undersheriff Richard Warren said the accident was reported to the Sheriff's Office around 6:55 p.m.
He said the plane was owned by Jones Flying Service of Biggs and piloted by Ricky Laughlin of Marysville.
The Williams City Council agreed Wednesday to solicit bids for landscape repair to improve the soccer fields at Valley Vista Park.
Specific work would include repair of about 15 percent of the field and irrigation repair, which is expected to cost between $20,000 and $30,000.
The expense would come out of the Parks Impact funds w
A community blood drive will be held from 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Monday at Colusa High School, 901 Colus Ave.
Participants will receive a free BloodSource T-shirt, as well as MyBloodSource Rewards to redeem online.
Donors must be in general good health, free from cold symptoms for at least 48 hours; be at least 17 years-old, or 16 w