It’s Your Colusa County: Katherine Thompson



Name: Katherine Thompson

Age: Mid 30;s

City of residence: Arbuckle

Occupation: Substitute Teacher

Family: Husband and two children.

What kind of pets do you have? none, unless you count our rock collection.

What do you most enjoy about your job? working with the students and meeting different students and staff.

What is your dream job? Forensic Anthropologist.

What was your first job? First paid job was a lifeguard at summer camp.

What’s something about yourself that your friends might not know? I had to wear head gear instead of braces – which was fine until one day I was forced to wear it in public.

Who do you most admire? My grandmothers. 

What is your favorite book or movie? My favorite movie is ‘Pride and Prejudice’.

What’s your favorite thing to do on a rainy day? Curl up on the couch with a hot tea, warm blanket, watching a movie with my family.

What is your favorite childhood memory? Playing outside – rain our shine. Spending time with my grandparents.

What’s something you can’t live without? Dark chocolate and iced coffee – black.

What do you like most about Colusa County? The view of the buttes from my kitchen window.

What would you like to change about Colusa County? More family activities or place to take the kids. Something like John’s Incredible Pizza in Roseville.

If you could write a biography about someone local, who would it be and why? My ancestors who moved to Arbuckle to be farmers.

Where do you get your news? Talking to others, the Internet, and the Williams Pioneer Review.

Would you like to be featured in an upcoming ‘It’s Your Colusa County?’