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Drive-by parade for 100th birthday celebration 

A well-known Williams woman is Colusa County’s newest centenarian.  Marie Spooner turned 100 years old on Sunday, and got the surprise of her life.  Dozens of...

Residents bowl Christmas trees on Main Street

Large exercise balls and discarded Christmas trees met up with each other on Saturday in a unique event that brought people outdoors and to...

Sites Reservoir team partners with Maxwell Park and Rec 

The Sites Reservoir Authority principals opened their hearts and reached into their own pockets over the holidays to help build something bigger than a...

Maxwell schools not returning to full day 

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed spending $2 billion to get California schools K-12 students back into the classroom by early spring.  The governor announced the...

Coronavirus vaccinations underway in Colusa County 

EDITORS NOTE: The County of Colusa released an updated statement following the publication of this story. Read statement. Covid-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2...

Local hemp production not what it hoped to be

Exactly one year after the Colusa County Board of Supervisors permitted the limited production of industrial hemp, officials said hope for a potentially new...

County reports ninth COVID death

A ninth person has died in Colusa County from COVID-19, Public Officials announced Monday. The news came the same day that Gov. Gavin Newsom warned...

Sites Reservoir hits new milestone

Sites Reservoir picked up more momentum last week when it was awarded $13.7 million in the 2021 federal spending bill, authorized through the Water...

Hand sanitizer safety

Melissa Erickson / More Content Now Attached to purses and backpacks, tucked into glove boxes and desk drawers, alcohol-based hand sanitizers are part of our daily...

How Your Family Can Adopt Healthier Digital Habits in 2021

Statepoint Media As we head into 2021, adults and kids alike may still be enjoying the excitement of digital devices received as gifts over the...

Retiring supervisor recognized for service 

District 2 Supervisor John Loudon will hang up his spurs on Thursday, the last official day he serves as a member of the Colusa...

Council member out, but not going away

Past and present members of the Williams City Council bid farewell to Councilman John Troughton Jr. at the city’s last meeting of 2020.  Troughton lost...

Mixed bag of new laws to take effect in 2021 

 New Year’s Day will usher in a host of new laws in California, many affecting employers, including a new law that requires employers to...

California Democrats adapt District election meetings to pandemic

Due to the COVID19 pandemic, the California Democratic Party (CDP) has announced changes to the 2021 Assembly District Election Meetings (ADEM) process in order...

Colusa County democrats seek new central committee members and volunteer English-Spanish translators

The Colusa County Democratic Central Committee (CCDCC), the official group representing Colusa County Democrats to the California Democratic Party, is seeking new members and...

Maxwell Country Christmas dazzles community

Despite an updated stay-at-home order given over a week ago by Public Health officials, the Maxwell Park and Recreation District decided their beloved annual...

Valley west employee wins new car

A Colusa woman’s holidays got a bit brighter on Thursday after winning a new Ford Ecosport.  Teresa Lopez-Plascencia, a certified nurse’s aide at Valley West,...

Maxwell resident soars with accomplishments

A 2017 Maxwell High School graduate, Mallory Mathis, is making strides this year amid the Covid-19 pandemic.  As a current senior at Chapman University, Mathis...

County to begin vaccinating health care workers for coronavirus

Colusa County is expected to receive a small amount of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine this week to give to selected health care workers at Colusa...

Wreaths Across America honors deceased veterans

Two cemeteries in Colusa County participated in the official  National Wreaths Across America Day program on Saturday.  Residents laid fresh balsam fir wreaths with red...

Colusa promoting local businesses during holidays

Since the beginning of December, the City of Colusa has acted as its own chamber of commerce by embarking on a marketing campaign to...

Trial court impacted by coronavirus surge

Colusa County Superior Court was just beginning to ease months of pandemic-related restrictions when the state’s COVID-19 infection numbers began to spike.  However, California Chief...

Coronavirus vaccine coming to prison inmates

With the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine this week bringing hope of an eventual end to the coronavirus pandemic, California will soon decide where...

College City gets new monument sign

For many years, one could drive from Arbuckle to Grimes without realizing you entered and exited a town called College City.   That, however, is...

Events kick off holiday season 

Arbuckle kicked off the Christmas season on Sunday with its second annual Hometown Holiday Stroll.  The event was sponsored by the Arbuckle Revitalization Committee.  About 30...

County reports seventh COVID death 

Colusa County Public Health officials reported Monday that a seventh person has died from COVID-19, the disease associated with the SARS-COV-2 virus.  The jump in...

Santa spreads cheer at Colusa park 

Trekking from the North Pole, Santa arrived at Veteran's Memorial Park in Colusa, on Saturday, for a photo opportunity and a opportunity for children...

Pearl Harbor Day remembered in Colusa

Flags flew at half staff in Veterans Memorial Park in Colusa on Monday as members of the Colusa Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Maxwell...

Home for the Holidays

Recent Maxwell High School graduate, Aubrianna Keeler, surprised friends and family for the holidays by returning home after her online graduation from the Fort...

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