When Colusa High School sophomores Cole Schreiner, Jared Huff and Garrett Hamilton asked Camie Kaelin to be their mentor for their winter community service project through the Environmental Science Academy, they probably did not know what they were getting into.
"A lot of kids want to go out and mow lawns for people. I encouraged them to
Christmas Tyme in Colusa was a cold, wet and dark affair on Friday.
Vendors, volunteers, and early attendees battled rain and near freezing conditions, and that was before the lights went out.
Just five minutes before Mayor Greg Ponciano gave the opening speech for the event, all the powers went out in Colusa. In fact, the power
A proposed water bond announced on Monday would fund $5.8 billion in water storage projects and establish water of origin rights to protect water in the North State from being sent south.
The bond was introduced by 3rd District Assemblyman and Chief Republican Whip Dan Logue, who said the two water storage projects the bond would finance
Thirty people, many of them veterans and members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Colusa and the Maxwell American Legion, gathered at the Colusa County courthouse on Saturday for the annual Pearl Harbor Remembrance ceremony.
Gene Beecham — a Vietnam veteran — delivered the opening prayer, and Anastasia Azevedo sang the
Saturday's craft show in Stonyford drew more than a dozen vendors and quite a few patrons.
The annual event raises money for the Community Hall Association to help maintain the small town's central gathering place for Stonyford events.
"It's also just for fun," said Zoe Brandenberger, who worked in the kitchen with Barbara Leach.
The former head of the IRS told an audience in Colusa that things were getting better, but that "we are in a period of continuing transition. We need to figure out something that rewards hard work, provides a livable wage — or whatever you want to call it — ensure they don't give up, and have them pay into taxes."
Mark W. Eve
Premier Mushroom of Colusa was named the Sustainability Innovator of the Year at the Innovate North State Innovation Awards held in Chico.
Premier CEO John Ashbaugh accepted the award and invited the farm's sustainability coordinator Kevin Foley to join him on stage.
Foley, a Chico State graduate hired to spearhead the company's
A Colusa doctor faces possible discipline because of the death of a 3-year-old patient in 2011.
The California Medical Board requested that Dr. Lawrence M. Highman's license be revoked or suspended. Highman is accused by the Medical Board of engaging in repeated negligent acts contributing to the youth's death from complications followin
Winter is still 10 days away, but the western foothills of Glenn and Colusa counties saw their first snow of the season on Friday.
The cold snap also brought a few flurries mixed with rain to Orland and Corning, but not the measurable amount needed to stick to the ground.
Although the sun was bright on Saturday, near freezing tem
Name: Anita McCabe.
Family: Husband Bob McCabe; three girls: Sarah, Janea and Valiria.
City of residence: Stonyford.
How long have you lived here? 19 years.
Occupation: Housewife, school board member, 4-H leader, and youth group leader for the Ark Christia
The Williams Community Center is looking for talented local acts for its bi-annual Entertainment Spectacular at 6 p.m. Jan. 11. Sound check and rehearsal will be at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 10.
Both will be held at the Williams Community Center, 860 C St. in Williams. The deadline to sign up is Dec. 27. To participate, contact Melissa at (530)-458
Ruben Solis, 45, of Colusa was arrested by the Colusa Police Department at 12:59 a.m Dec. 9 in the 700 block of Sixth St., on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, not firearm, with great bodily injury likely. He was booked into the Colusa County Jail. Bail was set at $25,000.
Wind energy is a powerful renewable energy resource that has the potential to alleviate U.S. dependence on fossil fuels, to the benefit of local economies. However, as with any energy development projects there are social and environmental costs. With that in mind, we strongly urge Colusa County to advocate for the future development of wind ene
As the holidays are coming around, it is hard to not get excited about my favorite school activity: Winterfest. Being a holiday baby, I am very spirited when the holidays come around. I love the feeling of everyone being together and celebrating all the things for which they are so thankful.
Even though there are some who are not as priv
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The night the lights went out in Colusa
Hello, Mr. Grinch.
How else to explain what happened on Friday, the long-awaited night of Christmas Tyme in Colusa, when the city — and most of the county — suddenly went dark?
It was already cold — bitterly cold. And rainy.
Window decorations are going up. Tractors are getting holiday makeovers. Portable LED displays are up and warning motorists that Colusa's main thoroughfare will be closed to traffic this Friday.
And if that fails to give it away, a banner advertising the event is stretched across the wall in front of Colusa City Fire Department.
The stage was set for a full slate of basketball on Friday in Arbuckle, with Corning Union High scheduled to take on Maxwell for the tournament championship and Willows battling Live Oak for third place, until the lights went out on the stage.
A power outage that began at about 6:10 p.m. during the first quarter of the Willows and Live O
A new look and a new coach propelled the Colusa High boys basketball team to a 67-62 season-opening victory Dec. 3 against Wheatland.
Brian Davis took over the RedHawks program after a successful stint at Yuba City High and quickly adapted the multi-faceted set of tools left by former coach Marty Remmers.
"I inherited a whole gro
Varsity Boys Basketball
U-Prep 56, Williams 53
A last-second 3-pointer rattled out and Williams (3-2) dropped a close one against University Prep on Monday.
The Yellowjackets committed more than 20 turnovers, coach Ben Padilla said, but stayed in the game thanks to a 28-point game by Noe Ramirez.
These questions were asked on the state Department of Fish & Game website:
Question: An organization I belong to wants to do a benefit event with donated fish and game meals prepared for the homeless and the hungry. I know that waterfowl regulations are set by the federal government, but wonder if it may be possible to accept
The last touchdown has been scored and the final kill landed, with a number of athletes from the tri-county area being recognized for their efforts by being named to their respective all-league teams.
A total of 56 football players from schools in Tehama, Glenn and Colusa counties were named all-league, including Orland's Victor Raigoza,
You eventually see it all as a reporter, but on Friday night in Arbuckle, it was what nobody could see that became the big story.
During the first quarter of the game between Willows and Live Oak for third place, just after the Honkers had taken a shot, the Pierce gym went black as all the lights went out. We would later learn that the p
A Princeton man charged this week in connection with a federal drug sting at his Colusa office was found dead Friday inside his running car, which was parked in the barn next to his house.
"We just found out about this ourselves," U.S. Justice Department spokeswoman Mary Wenger said in regards to the death of Andrew Larsen. "This is real
The Christmas Tyme in Colusa was well underway when the lights literally went out on patrons Friday night because of power outages to hit a swath of Colusa County and areas along Interstate 5 including Williams and Arbuckle.
According to Pacific, Gas and Electric Co.'s power outage map on its website, the electricity went out in Colusa C
A Colusa County doctor and his son were arraigned Wednesday in federal court on charges they supplied drug dealers and had an arsenal in their Princeton home.
Federal prosecutors filed a criminal complaint against Dr. Andrew Larsen and his son, Cameron.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Carolyn K. Delaney ordered both men freed on $50,000 un