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Colusa County remains at orange tier

Colusa County officials were hopeful about moving into a less restrictive tier on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s color-coded blueprint for reopening this week, but the...

Colusa library seeks photo submissions for memorial mural

The main branch of the Colusa County Free Library is seeking photo submissions to help determine the color palette for the “Colors of Colusa...

County declares April ‘Child Abuse Prevention Month’

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday adopted a proclamation declaring the month of April “Child Abuse Prevention Month.” The annual proclamation is a...

Colusa to conduct new income survey

The Colusa City Council last week authorized a new income survey that could help the city receive grant funding if it proves the community...

Tracking the Spread: A lookback at the Coronavirus lockdown

April 1, 2020 An unprecedented effort to flatten the epidemic curve of a novel coronavirus in two weeks turned into a controversial lockdown that has...

County advances to less restrictive tier

With active cases of COVID-19 holding steady, Colusa County moved Tuesday to the “Orange Tier” on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s state reopening blueprint. The advancement to...

Colusa Unified hires new high school principal

Colusa High School will have a new principal when the 2021-2022 school year gets underway on July 1. Last week, the Board of Trustees selected...

Williams taking cautious approach to outdoor events

Last week, the Williams City Council agreed that it is too soon to sanction large outdoor gatherings, citing an uncertain future with the new...

Fire at Old Gym under investigation

A fire Thursday at the Old Gym in Williams could have resulted in a devastating loss to the community had it not been for...

Bill introduced to replant and restore national forests

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers, including North State Republican Doug LaMalfa, last week introduced the Repairing Existing Public Land by Adding Necessary Trees...

Stonyford Rodeo Queen competition dates announced

In 2021, the annual Stonyford Rodeo will be a three-day event: Friday, April 30 through Sunday, May 2. The initial interviews will be on...

Colusa hosts March of the Minis

Dozens of small vehicles, mostly late-model Mini Coopers, converged on Colusa on Saturday. The City of Colusa opened the levee access road, typically reserved for...

County Counsel departs, recognized for service

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors said farewell last week to the County’s legal counsel, Marcos Kropf, who left Friday to take a position...

Stonyford Rodeo to return

Mark your calendars for a fun-filled weekend in Stonyford, April 30-May 2. After a year’s absence because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Stonyford Rodeo will...

Hold My Beer Flying Club hosts spring fly-in 

The first day of spring turned out to be a great day to hang out with people who love airplanes.  The Hold My Beer Flying...

Family fights for the return of baby 

A local grandmother and advocates of family reunification have made it their mission to see a baby reunited with its biological family, even if...

Williams applies for two Prop 68 grants 

The Williams City Council authorized two grant applications last week to seek Proposition 68 funding to overhaul parks on the east and west side...

Woman accused of attacking cop competent to stand trial 

A Colusa woman has returned to the Colusa County Jail after a brief stint in a mental health treatment facility.  Patricia Wesley, 25, who is...

Maxwell Road closed after major culvert fails

The Maxwell Road was closed Monday afternoon after a 120 ft. arch pipe transecting the road near the 2047 canal failed.  The road's closure, which...

Colusa man sentenced for gun theft

A Colusa man convicted of stealing a handgun from Kittle’s Outdoor and Sport Co. last April was sentenced on Monday to 270 days in...

Maxwell FFA members receive state degree

Five members of the Maxwell Future Farmers of America chapter received their State Degrees in February. The State Degree is the highest in each state...

Maxwell students return to school full time

Maxwell Unified School District students have returned to campus full time, nearly one year to the day after California schools shut down in massive...

Pierce issues pink slips to two popular teachers

Pierce Joint Unified School District students last week rallied behind two teachers not given tenure by the Board of Trustees. More than 160 students signed...

Drought makes farmers eligible for disaster relief

Farmers in our area that have been affected by drought can get some disaster relief funding. On Tuesday, Colusa County Agriculture Commissioner Anastacia Allen announced...

Runners seek Pot O’Gold at Maxwell Leprechaun Run

Sunshine, the luck of the Irish, and over 30 competitors gathered in Maxwell on Saturday for the Maxwell Park and Recreation District Auxiliary’s second annual...

County COVID-19 cases hold steady

For the first time since COVID-19 cases began to plummet in Colusa County in February, the number of positive cases has finally stabilized. “We haven’t...

Arrest Log (03/18/2021)

Miguel Alejandro Banales, 33, of Rippon, CA, was arrested by the California Highway Patrol on 03/10/2021, at 6:45 PM, in the area of Highway...

Master Gardeners host first demonstration of the year

Colusa County Master Gardeners don’t want to say the “D” word just yet, but the unusually warm winter could mean California is heading straight...

Pierce students hold vigil for fallen classmate

Pierce Students, faculty, and administrators are mourning the unexpected death of Pierce High School senior Christian Jordan. Jordan was killed in a car accident on...

Neighborhood quilt display planned for National Quilt Day

National Quilt Month is in full swing and quilts are popping up all over Colusa. Between now and March 20, which is National Quilting Day,...

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