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Colusa City Council adopts statement of support for sales tax increase measure

The Colusa City Council last week voted to adopt a statement in support of Measure A, which will be placed alongside the ballot measure...

Maxwell 6th Graders Receive Principals Awards

Friday, December 6, 2013, Maxwell Elementary held their first trimester awards assembly. Eight, 6th grade students, taught by Mrs. McAlpin, received the Principals Awards...

A tree named for Charlie

The City of Colusa will memorialize the late Charles Whitcomb Tuttle Jr. by naming one of the city‚Äôs iconic conifers after him. ‚ÄúCharlie loved trees,‚ÄĚ...

Colusa’s new police lieutenant sworn in

Colusa County’s loss is the City of Colusa’s gain. Lt. Sara Martin, the former investigator with the Colusa County District Attorney’s Office, was sworn in...

High schools to reopen in Colusa County

Maxwell Unified School District will be the envy of the county when school resumes next week for junior high and high school students after...

COLUSA 150: Mystery of Colusa’s most impressive building

Without looking at the photo, would you know which direction the golden bear mounted in the pediment of the Colusa County Courthouse faces? What would...

Arbuckle Ag Science Delivers

  Ag Science students at Pierce High School do more than study science. They experience the principles of science as they apply to producing agricultural products....

More elementary students to return to school

Elementary school students in Colusa and Arbuckle are a step closer to returning to school, and if Colusa County remains on the upward trajectory...

Williams school board race may lead to major changes

The forum last week for candidates running for the Williams Unified School District Board of Trustees had the least attendance of the five events...

CHP reminds parents to be a role model for teen driver

Teen drivers can face challenges with every new experience.  During National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 18-24, 2020, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) joins...

Ballot tracking program, other options alleviate fear about mail-in voting

Knowing your vote counts has never been easier - even if Colusa County voters return their ballots by mail. The California Secretary of State is...

Three Williams residents vying for City Council

The Williams City Council race is heating up for the Nov. 3 election with three people running for two open seats. Former Mayor John Troughton...

Colusa County Office of Education accounts COVID-19 Information and School Closures

The entire Country, California, and Colusa County are working hard to fight the spread of COVID ‚Äď 19. The Colusa County Office of Education...

Stonyford celebrates vibrant history

The wind was almost as fierce Sunday in Stonyford as it was on the valley floor, but it did not stop people from getting...

Ag Business Feature: Cortina Hulling and Shelling

In 2009, a group of nine area almond growers identified a need for a custom almond huller and sheller. That discussion lead to the development...

Search underway for new Colusa School District chief 

Colusa Unified has kicked off a formal search for a new superintendent of schools.  The Board of Trustees met last week to outline the process...

Colusa County Farm Bureau Donates More than $8,000 to Youth Causes 

Continuing its tradition of donating to youth causes, the Colusa County Farm Bureau Board of Directors voted to donate over $8,000 to such causes...

City of Williams Approves Alternate Planning Commissioner

The Williams City Council waived the first reading of Ordinance 210-15 the amendment to Chapter 2.24 Planning Commission of the City of Williams, unanimously...

Sex offender registry to see dramatic change in 2021

Two convicted child molesters were sentenced last week for failing to register as sex offenders, a consequence that could jeopardize their chances of getting...

Migrant and seasonal farm labor families receive valuable nutrition education

Migrant and seasonal farm labor workers are a vital component of the United States agricultural industry and despite their important contributions, they are known...

Local candidates put best foot forward in series of forums

The Colusa County Chamber of Commerce wrapped up its first week of hosting political forums for local candidates. Candidates for Colusa City Council, District 2...

Holiday craft fair canceled due to coronavirus restrictions

While many Colusa County businesses and enterprises were hurt by the coronavirus shutdown, few were affected as much or possibly as permanently as the...

A Castro Valley man identified as drowning victim

On Saturday, the Indian Valley Fire Department and the Colusa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a water rescue at East park Reservoir in an...

State duck call contest advances two to World Championship

The two young men who advanced to the World Duck Calling Championship competition in Arkansas, last year, will have another chance at the elusive...

All-American Mariah Diaz Signs with Lady Argo Volleyball

Lady Argo volleyball will add a JUCO All-American to its 2016 recruiting class with the signing of 6'2" right side hitter Mariah Diaz. Diaz, a...

Rap artist gives back to his community

An up and coming rap artist from Williams is giving back to youth in the community in which he was raised. Eric Contreras, also known...

Colusa’s Young Entrepreneur

A positive outlook in today's times, is just what Colusa County needs. At just the young age of six, Sofia Cervantes, along with her siblings,...

City to review parks and recreation master plan

Community meetings to be held Over the next few weeks, the City of Colusa will be reviewing its Parks and Recreation Master Plan in a...

Black Lives Matter protests reach Colusa County

While Colusa County is a small rural county with just a small African American population, a local political action group said they would stand...

Attractive buildings still key to downtown success

What were apparently good ideas for revitalizing Colusa’s struggling downtown a decade ago are still good ideas today, according to urban strategist Michele Reeves,...

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