The Tehama County Sheriff's Department is investigating the deaths of a 7-month-old who died Sunday, and a 13-month-old who died in September.
Lt. Dave Greer said the September death has been confirmed as a homicide, while the cause of the more recent death is still unknown.
It is being called "suspicious," Greer said.
William Luke Hackett, 30, of Williams, was arrested at 10:42 p.m. May 10 by Colusa County sheriff's deputies on Highway 99W, south of Finks Road, on suspicion of being in possession of a narcotic controlled substance and committing a felony while felony charges are pending. He was booked into the Colusa County Jail. Bail wa
The Williams Fun Run/Walk last Saturday drew 160 particiants and raised $2,048 toward the purchase of a new public address system for the Williams Unified School District. Cindy Gobel has been organizing the event for six years. Before that it was part of Pioneer Day.
The top runner in the girls mile was Jackie Corona in 6 minutes, 15 se
A 2-year boy drowned in a canal near Bayliss Monday evening after wandering away.
Glenn County sheriff’s Lt. Sean Arln reports the toddler, identified as Jonathan Perez, was reported missing about 8:25 p.m. in the Bayliss area.
The little boy’s mother, Bambi Ramirez, reported Jonathan was missing from her home on Coun
Oscar Sanchez hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning and the Pierce High baseball team overcame a four-run deficit to beat Willows 10-8 in the first round of the Northern Section Division III playoffs on Friday.
No. 5 Pierce (14-9, 9-3 Sacramento Valley League) advanced to the second round Tuesday against No. 1 Co
Three Maxwell High pitchers combined to throw a no-hitter as the Panthers blanked Tulelake 16-0 in five innings Friday during the first round of the Northern Section Division V playoffs.
The No. 2 Panthers (20-6, Mid-Valley League runner-up) had no trouble with the No. 7 Honkers (2-21-1) scoring six runs in the second and eight in the fo
Ross Cervantes pitched a five-inning two-hitter and the No. 1 Colusa High baseball team opened the Northern Section Division III playoffs Friday with a 14-4 home victory against No. 8 Trinity.
The RedHawks (24-5, Mid-Valley League champions) fell behind 4-2 in the third inning but retook the lead in the fourth and slammed the door on the
The season may be over for some, but for a select group of District 1 rodeo competitors there's at least one more ride, as they have qualified for the State Finals Rodeo being held June 10-14 in Bishop.
Chelsey Bushnell (Red Bluff) — the District 1 All-Around Cowgirl with 777.5 points — finished first in breakaway roping (136
Four different Colusa High athletes came home with Mid-Valley League titles and the RedHawks' varsity boys team placed third at the track and field championships Friday at University Prep in Redding.
Ryan Abele won the 100-meters in 11.25 seconds, beating out teammate Andrew Rodriguez (11.65) for the title. Rodriguez claimed the top spot
Wilson, Zhao face the best at Sections
The top-ranked doubles team in the section beat Colusa High's Jordan Wilson and Jack Zhao 6-0, 6-0 Saturday during the Northern Section Individual Boys Tennis Championships at Las Plumas High in Oroville.
Wilson and Zhao faced Chico High's Matt Weeber and Marcus
Disc golf tourney set
The fourth annual Banging Chains for Charity disc golf tournament will be held Saturday and Sunday to benefit the Glenn Medical Foundation. The event will be held at the 18-hole disc golf facility at Black Butte Lake. It is put in by the Orland ACES Disc Golf Club in conjunction with the US Army Corps of Engi
The influence of environmental interests and state regulations on farmers in California were discussed in a joint town hall meeting with Assemblyman Dan Logue and Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada at the Colusa Theatre Thursday night.
The event may have been the only bipartisan town hall of state legislators in California in five years, accord
The US Army Corps of Engineers rated the maintenance of 120 miles of Sacramento River levees north and south of Colusa as unacceptable.
The report card, while just recently released, came from inspections done in August and September of 2010, officials said during a May 3 conference call.
Several "red" areas depicting the most tr
Three years after the initial application was filed, the Colusa City Council voted Tuesday to move forward with the annexation of the Walnut Ranch subdivision.
The 51-acre annexation plan includes 34.5 acres of property in the Walnut Ranch subdivision, and 16.5 acres of property on the east side of Wescott Road, referred to as "the penin
On what would have been the 29th birthday of Army Pfc. Rueben "Boy" Lopez, Burchfield Primary School held a ceremony for peace and dedicated a new Peace Pole on the school grounds on Thursday.
"We serve in the name of peace, just as Boy served for peace," said Army Capt. Renee Marie.
Lopez was killed with four other soldiers from
Jermaine Roberts is headed back to prison — but not for nearly as long as he might have had he been found guilty of the dozen felonies he was facing.
Instead, Roberts reached a plea agreement with the Colusa County District Attorney's Office minutes before the start of his scheduled preliminary hearing on Thursday.
The Colusa City Council signed a letter of agreement with Interim City Manager and Fire Chief Randy Dunn regarding his salary during a closed session on Tuesday.
The letter states that Dunn will continue receiving a 30 percent increase in his base fire chief salary while serving in dual capacity.
Dunn's salary — including b
We are often admonished to get more exercise, get more vitamin D, get more fresh air and use our brains to keep them working.
A good way to do all of those is to garden.
Just going outside gets us into fresh air and exposes us to sunshine, which activates our vitamin D production. And gardening certainly provides lots of opportun
Highlighting the late spring bloom of wildflowers, the Lassen National Forest is holding "Celebrating Wildflowers" the week of May 20-24.
Throughout the week, forest officials will promote the importance of native plant conservation, with an emphasis on the biological, aesthetic and economic value of these plants.
"Due to an unse
Stamp Out Stigma week coming
The 12th annual Stamp Out Stigma week will begin at 5:30 p.m. Monday with a wellness and recovery rally at the Steelhead Lodge Bar and Grill, 3249 Butte Slough Road, Colusa.
The keynote speaker will be Assemblyman Dan Logue, R-Loma Rica. For reservations, call 458-0856.
A free screening
Kids Fishing Day, Little Stony Creek day use area, off Goat Mountain Road.
Williams Fun Run/Walk, 8 a.m., Williams High School parking lot. $10 registration. 681-8919.
Ceramic Workshop, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Colusa Arts Council, 537 Market St., Colusa. $30. 458-4631.
Rabies vaccination clinic, 10 a.m. to noo
Daniel Patrick Hard, 50, of Clearlake Oaks, was arrested at 9:46 p.m. May 8 by the Colusa County Drug Taskforce on E and Sunset streets, Williams, on suspicion of being in possession of a controlled substance; possession of a controlled substance for sale; transportation of a controlled substance; carrying a concealed weapo
Macey Cox was the starting libero on the Pierce High volleyball team, led the Bears girls basketball team in scoring and holds the school record in the triple jump, but her true athletic calling is in the rodeo arena.
She began competing when she was 7 years old, and in eighth grade she qualified for Nationals in New Mexico in the goat-t