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
Kevin Brett Corwell, 28, of Colusa, was arrested at 3:17 p.m. May 14 by Colusa County sheriff's deputies on Seventh and Fremont streets, Colusa, on suspicion of burglary and receiving known stolen property. He was booked into the Colusa County Jail. Bail was set at $50,000.
Edward Fleming, 58, of Maxwell, was arrest
The Colusa Ministerial Association will have a community sing Sunday for the benefit of the Colusa Christian Assistance Fund, which is used to provide emergency support for the needy in the community.
The Community Sing will begin at 6:30 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church at the corner of Fifth and Webster streets in Colusa.
83rd annual Maxwell Rodeo parade, 9:45 a.m., Maxwell. Car show and rodeo follow.Fourth annual Banging Chains for Charity disc golf tournament fundraiser, Black Butte Lake, Orland. www.norcalseries.com.
Colusa County Arts Council oil painting workshop by Erin Dertner, First Christian Church, 725 Jay St., Colusa. 458-4631 or
Ashley Azevedo drove in two runs with a first inning triple and the Maxwell High softball team beat Fall River 5-1 to advance to their fourth consecutive Northern Section Division VI championship game.
The No. 2 Panthers (20-6) did not know until late Friday who they would face in today’s championship. Rain in Westwood postponed th
Kyle Cervantes and Estevan Frias broke open a tie game in the bottom of the fifth inning with RBI singles and the Colusa High baseball team earned a berth into the Northern Section Division III championship game with an 8-3 victory against visiting Pierce.
The No. 1 RedHawks (25-5, Mid-Valley champions) entered the game motivated to prov
To be honest, I’m not away training for a new career, I’m just on vacation.
But when I return it looks like I might have to start working on my new gig. I’m thinking about taking up boxing.
On Wednesday, it was reported that professional boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. will be the highest-earning
The Maxwell High baseball team entered its game against Dunsmuir with a mindset of beating the best team in the Division V playoffs, and the result was a 7-0 victory and a berth in the Northern Section championship game.
No. 2 Maxwell (21-6) plays at 10 a.m. today against No. 1 Chester at Butte College. The Volcanoes won 8-6 in the
A five-run first-inning deficit was too much to overcome for the Colusa High softball team in its 7-4 loss Tuesday against Lassen High during the first round of the Northern Section Division IV playoffs in Susanville.
The No. 6 RedHawks (27-6, MVL champions) clawed back into the game, but couldn’t pull off the upset against the No.
For the first time all season, the Princeton High baseball team played a close game with something on the line but the Eagles lost 5-4 to defending Division VI champion American Christian Academy during the first round of the Northern Section playoffs Tuesday in Anderson.
Salvador Gutierrez hit a three-run double in the top of the sevent
Effective with the 2013-14 season, forfeits in high school wrestling will no longer count toward a wrestler’s daily match limit.
Currently, wrestlers are limited by rule to five matches in one day.
This change was made by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Wrestling Rules Committee at its recen
Tony Richards won the sprint car main event ahead of Dave Emery Saturday at the Orland Speedbowl, and took control of the season points lead.
Richards has 35 points, while Emery is tied for second with Kenny Webber, who finished third on Saturday.
Rick Shires won the hobby stock main event ahead of points leader Garrett Agnew and
Use of electronic calls out of season?Question: I was wondering if it is legal to use electronic calls for animals and birds out of season for things such as bird watching or scouting? I have heard yes and no from different people, so I want to clarify. Also is it even legal to call with non-electronic calls out of season?
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 Marysvil