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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Double-fatal crash near Colusa

A two-vehicle crash near Colusa on Thursday afternoon killed two, injured three others. The California Highway Patrol said the crash occurred at approximately 12:30 PM...

Sites Reservoir named in state’s water resilience portfolio

Sites Reservoir was named last week as one of several water projects in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s final Water Resilience Portfolio, which was released July...

Fire crews battle foothill wildfire near Lodoga

A wildland fire erupted in dry vegetation near Lodoga on Sunday that threatened to destroy several structures and called for the evacuation of foothill...

Local elections beginning to take shape

The Nov. 3 election of new officials is shaping up throughout Colusa County. Three seats are up for grabs on the Colusa City Council, which...

Things are going swimmingly at Maxwell’s town pool

After a brief hiatus, the Maxwell town pool is open again. Directors of the Maxwell Parks and Recreation District opted to close for a few...

Fine dining on the range

A new dining option has opened in the middle of a pandemic where many small businesses are closing their doors. The Restaurant on the...

Maxwell teachers block in-person school waiver

The Maxwell Unified School District Board of Trustees declared last week that teachers and students together in a classroom setting is essential to the...

Food bank tailgate event held

Colusa County Supervisor Denise Carter, from left, Carol Pearson, Logan Locvick, Maggie Roa, and Program Supervisor Lee Wells give away hundreds of pounds of...

Colusa County reeling from recent thefts

Big things seem to be going missing in Colusa County. Farm and maintenance equipment, trucks, trailers, and a number of automobiles have been disappearing quite...

Donation to help school provide gourmet lunches

A generous donation from a local business greased up the wheels that keep the school machine running. Adams Group Inc. is over 100 years old...

Proposed Colusa biomass facility gets first commitment

For the last 7 months, the City of Colusa has been working on a unique biomass/biomaterials project with the goal of creating new manufacturing...

Planning Commission approves zone change for Arco project

The Colusa Planning Commission last week recommended the City Council amend the city’s general plan to pave the way for a new Arco gas...

Candlelight Memorial for fallen soldier

Residents set up a candlelight memorial to honor a slain Fort Hood soldier in Colusa at the Veteran’s Memorial Park on Friday. Aiyana Garcia from...

Rohde retires after 31-years

Inside the Agricultural Mechanics Office at Pierce High School was a photo clipped to a file cabinet, one reminiscent of a Norman Rockwell painting....

Maxwell Unified striving for normalcy

Maxwell Unified School District is planning to welcome students back to campus on Aug. 12. School officials said parents want their kids back in educational...

PG&E resource sites coming to Colusa County

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is gearing up to shut off the power whenever extreme fire danger conditions threaten a portion of the electric...

Local law enforcement showered with thanks

Colusa County residents and businesses came together in a short period of time to “Back the Blue,” at a time when many are calling...

The great rubber ducky race!

Jim Davison Memorial Rubber Duckie Race got underway on the Sacramento River in Colusa on a beautiful Fourth of July holiday. Rubber ducks floated...

County residents urged to wear masks, keep distance

With Gov. Gavin Newsom launching his massive “Wear a Mask” public awareness campaign, funded largely by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (Facebook), Colusa County Public...

4th of July fireworks cancelled

On Monday, Colusa County Fair CEO, Laura Ford, announced in partnership with the Colusa Flare Committee, “that due to the COVID-19 pandemic the annual...

Fireworks stands open for Independence Day

Fireworks on the July 4 is as American as apple pie, and with big aerial displays canceled this year because of COVID-19, local fireworks...

Residents peruse art at outdoor exhibit

The high heat or fear of COVID-19 didn’t stop local residents from enjoying the Art Walk in Colusa, on Friday. The outdoor event on Fifth...

Farm Fresh at the Arbuckle Market

The Arbuckle Farmers Market opened to a large reception on Wednesday, with many staying to chat with neighbors. Produce, nuts, the Master Gardeners, catered...

Stonyford’s Midsummer Festival celebrates a new landmark

On Saturday, residents of Stonyford observed the summer solstice with a Midsummer Festival that marked the dedication of a new landmark for the town....

Local business innovates amid pandemic

As businesses nation-wide contend with social distancing recommendations, a Colusa restaurant has found a clever workaround - turning a parking space into table space. “Customers...

Colusa City votes to uphold civil rights

Colusa County Supervisor John Loudon, left, accepts a proclamation from Colusa Mayor Josh Hill on June 16. The City Council adopted the proclamation joining...

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...

Sunflower photos capture a special friendship

What started off as a small request of a sunflower photoshoot has bloomed into a bouquet of compassion from residents of Colusa County. Madison Bright,...

An extension to file is not an extension to pay taxes

For most taxpayers the filing and payment deadline was postponed July 15. Those who need more time to file beyond the postponed date, can...

Household hazardous waste collection to be held

The Colusa County 2020 Household Hazardous and Universal Waste Collection will take place on Saturday, June 27 from the hours of 9 AM to...

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