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Four-way stop in place at senior complex

Motorists in Williams will have to negotiate a new traffic control measure until four-way stopping on E Street at Marguerite becomes second nature. The Williams...

Colusa to decide on new economic development director

The Colusa City Council is a step closer to making a decision on whether to create a permanent position for someone to work on...

Colusa City to adopt deficit budget

The Colusa City Council held two special workshops in the past month to try and whittle down nearly $500,000 in anticipated expenses while still...

Colusa authorizes tax lien for past due garbage bills

The Colusa City Council on July 21 authorized dozens of trash and refuse accounts to be sent to the county tax collector. Recology, the contracted...

PJUSD reworks plans for distance learning

In the new age of distance learning, teachers of the Pierce Unified School District are discussing where the virtual classroom should be hosted. The school...

Colusa City manager receives hefty pay increase 

The Colusa City Council last week approved a new contract for City Manager/Public Works Director Jesse Cain, which will make him one of the...

Hill named Colusa mayor for 2020

To purchase this photo or others, click here. Colusa City Councilman Josh Hill was selected by his peers with a unanimous vote to serve as...

Recology lists over $33k in delinquent Williams accounts

The Williams City Council voted last Wednesday to accept a list of delinquent trash and refuse accounts for Williams residents. Annually, Recology, the City of...

Colusa waives planned sewer increase due to COVID-19

Local businesses and residents hurt by COVID-19 will have a few extra bucks in their pockets for the next 12 months. The Colusa City Council...

Colusa City Reports: May 2020 (Fire/Police)

Colusa Police Dept., May 2020 There were 347 calls for service, up from 262 in April. There were an additional 37 calls for assisting other...

Candidate filings underway for November election

The filing period for candidates in the November election is officially open, with the filing period running through Friday, August 7. Colusa County Clerk-Recorder Rose...

Williams moves forward with water improvement project

The City of Williams voted to move forward with water system improvements, including a new digital meters reading service, during last Wednesday’s council meeting. “For...

Governor continues shutdowns

EDITORS NOTE: On Tuesday, July 14, Governor Gavin Newsom announced additional closures across the state, expanding restrictions of business activity to all counties in...

A bump in the road to recovery: the cost of repairs

Roadwork is a common view for motorists driving through Colusa. In addition to the massive overhaul of streets such as 6th Street and Fremont....

Colusa Police Department Monthly Report – April 2020

The City of Colusa Police Department responded to 262 calls for service, down from 293 in March, and 21 additional calls assisting other agencies,...

State threatens county COVID-19 funding

It only took 48 hours after the Board of Supervisors voted last month to support the constitutional and civil rights of its citizens for...

Colusa releases draft economic strategic plan

The Colusa City Council last week released a draft of a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for public review and comment. Kristy Levings, of Golden Oak...

Colusa City approves development agreement for Compass Leaf

Absent Dave Markss last week, the Colusa City Council voted unanimously to approve a development agreement that will allow Compass Leaf LLC to develop...

Greenleaf Processors facility temporarily shut down due to smell

Operations are on hold at a commercial cannabis operation in downtown Colusa, until city officials can figure out why the company’s odor control mechanisms...

Williams struggles to provide drinking water

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County commits funding for new jail

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors meeting on June 2 affirmed their commitment to build a new jail at the Colusa County Sheriff Office. The...

Colusa purchasing used fire truck

The Colusa City Council has allowed Fire Chief Logan Conley to shop for a deal on a Type 6 Fire Engine, rather than go...

Williams passes on 2020 mosquito abatement

The residents of Williams will have to fight the nuisance of mosquitoes on their own this summer. The City Council decided at their June 17...

City to sell road construction credits to Rohnert Park

Expecting a deficit in the budget because of an economic downturn from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Williams City Council voted 5-0 to sell more...

County jail project gets back on track 

Building the new jail in Colusa may have been delayed two years, but the project is not dead. Retired Colusa County Jail Commander Miguel Villasenor,...

Sellers retains seat as Williams mayor

The Williams City Council last week voted unanimously for Mayor Alfred Sellers Jr. to stay at the helm of the city for a second...

Supervisors rotate leadership

To purchase this photo, or one like it, visit http://photos.colusacountynews.com  District 5 Supervisor Denise Carter is back at the helm of the Colusa County Board...

Court restarts trials, struggles to adapt to COVID-19 restrictions

Colusa County Superior Court will remain on limited operations through the end of July, state officials announced Thursday, although COVID-19 restrictions could make it...

Local officials take in outdoors at joint meeting

Colusa County wasn’t in the recreation business when it started offering people greater opportunities at East Park Reservoir in Ladoga to play in the...

Maxwell Park and Rec District lowers tax proposal request 

The Maxwell Park and Recreation District Board of Directors decided last week to take a more conservative approach to increasing revenue to fund programs...

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