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What’s that smell? Colusa to crackdown on pot odors 

The smell emitted from marijuana  is something you either love or hate. But with Colusa-dwellers making their opinions of the pungent plant - which some...

County to help small farmers replace old tractors

Colusa County is looking to make good on its promise to find a way for small farming operations to participate in a state grant...

County to help small farmers replace old tractors

Colusa County is looking to make good on its promise to find a way for small farming operations to participate in a state grant...

Local aviators offer to manage Colusa County Airport

Local pilots and aviation buffs, Colusa County’s most steadfast supporters of the Colusa County Airport, have offered to formally incorporate themselves as a non-profit...

Colusa issues second round of coronavirus relief funds

Colusa County began issuing checks to local businesses last week in a second round of providing coronavirus relief funding. The program is part of Colusa...

Colusa fills economic development, tourism director position

The Colusa City Council voted unanimously on Nov. 4 to keep the city’s contracted economic development strategist on as a full-time employee. Kristy Levings, principal...

Colusa Planning Commission approves cannabis packaging business

The Colusa Planning Commission is asking for “more teeth” in the city’s development agreements with cannabis companies. Commissioners approved an agreement on Nov. 10 to...

CCOE provides innovative adjustments to teaching and learing

Colusa County Office of Education (CCOE) Children’s Services full-day and part-day programs are now implementing a variety of learning experiences beyond interactions with a...

Colusa County Airport management out of Ag Department

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 27 completed the transition of the Colusa County Airport’s management out of the Agricultural Commissioner's office. After...

County awards bid for Lodoga Stonyford Road repair

Roadwork is underway to repair the segment of Lodoga Stonyford Road that suffered extreme damage from heavy equipment during the 2018 Ranch Fire, which...

Judge sides with Republican lawmakers in Newsom abuse of power lawsuit

A Sutter County Superior Court judge tentatively ruled in favor of Republican Assemblyman James Gallagher (Yuba City) and Assemblyman Kevin Kiley (Rocklin) on Monday,...

City continues meetings for Levee Park, hires firm

The City of Colusa announced in a press release that it has contracted the services of Melton Design Group, a Chico based landscape architecture...

Cities looking for grant funding for park projects

The cities of Colusa and Williams are applying for state funding that could help check off a number of park projects on their wish...

Funding awarded for Sacramento River salmon projects

The Bureau of Reclamation last week awarded nearly $40 million for salmon habitat improvement projects along the Sacramento River, from Keswick Dam down to...

Supervisor make special district appointments in lieu of election

The results of the Nov. 3 election for president, state and local offices, and ballot measures won’t be certified for several weeks, but there...

Tax measure before Williams voters

Voters in Williams on Tuesday will decide the fate of a ballot measure that could add a significant amount of revenue to city coffers. Measure...

Salary inequities create investigator shortage

Colusa County District Attorney Matthew Beauchamp warned the Colusa County Board of Supervisors in April what would happen if they valued his experienced investigators...

Colusa candidates sound off on economic development

Not since 2012 has there been this much interest in Colusa politics. It has been eight years since the City of Colusa last saw six...

CIP annexation into Colusa inches ahead

The annexation of Colusa Industrial Properties into the City of Colusa has been a longtime in the making, but the City Council is taking...

Colusa Fire and Police Department Report

  Colusa Police Department AUGUST 2020 REPORT The City of Colusa Police Department responded to 339 calls for service, down from 382. There were an additional 36...

County inching up on state’s reopening blueprint

Measuring COVID-19 cases in small populations the way the virus is measured in counties like Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sacramento, may seem unfair...

Colusa City Hall reopens with coronavirus precautions

Colusa City Hall has reopened to the public with a few restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. After seven months of locking the public...

County begins issuing grants to pandemic-ravaged businesses

Checks are being sent via mail from Colusa County to local businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Community Development Director Greg Plucker said Colusa County...

State’s coronavirus requirements continue to change

It no longer just matters how many people in California have COVID-19 but who has the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The state’s rollout...

County supports Feinstein’s wildfire and public safety bill

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors issued a letter last week to U.S. Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-San Francisco) in support of the Emergency Wildfire...

Colusa Unified to address online etiquette

Sharing yourself with others inside your personal space has been a challenge to students in COVID times. That is what some students said about distance...

City grants permit for cannabis expansion

Colusa’s first cannabis nursery is now looking to expand operations to include full marijana cultivation. The Colusa City Council voted 4-1, on Sept. 15, to...

Local governments spending CARES to boost IT infrastructure

In order to reduce physical interaction between individuals in the era of Covid-19, local governments are using CARES Act funding to invest in better...

County appoints new Airport Advisory Committee

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 1 appointed seven members to the newly restructured Airport Advisory Committee. The previous committee of about 15...

Colusa Police Department: July 2020

The City of Colusa Police Department responded to 382 calls for service, up from 311 in June. There were an additional 31 calls to...

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