Saturday, April 17, 2021

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County calls for Newsom to drop COVID-19 blueprint

The Colusa County board of supervisors last week said enough is enough to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s “blueprint for a safe reopening” of the economy....

Eight from Arbuckle FFA earn state degrees

Eight Arbuckle FFA members earned the second highest degree that can be awarded when they received their State Degrees last month, according to chapter...

Leprechaun Run, vendor fair to be held Saturday

The second annual Maxwell Leprechaun Run and Vendor Fair will be held on Saturday, March 13. The Leprechaun Run was established by the Maxwell Park...

Runners back for Annual Almond Run

After a year hiatus, dozens of walkers and runners, mostly from Colusa County, pounded the pavement in Arbuckle on Saturday. The Arbuckle Fun Run for...

‘Lunch Mob’ back in action 

The Colusa County Chamber of Commerce Lunch Mob is back! After nearly a year in coronavirus lockdown, Colusa County business representatives and local partners gathered...

County begins open vaccination process for ages 65 and older 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors and Department of Health and Human Services are throwing out the state’s coronavirus vaccine eligibility matrix in order...

Arbuckle FFA member receives proficiency 

Tristan Miller of Arbuckle FFA was recently named the California FFA Superior Region’s winner in diversified crop production and will now compete at the...

Colusa seeks input on recreation programs

The City of Colusa continues to seek input from the community about new or enhanced recreation programs, now that the pandemic is beginning to...

Hemp cultivation allowed in Upland Conservation districts 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday finalized an ordinance that will allow the cultivation of industrial hemp in the Upland Conservation zoning...

Undertaking life

It’s likely that Verdo Werre won’t get through his retirement party at The Tap Room on Saturday without someone telling an undertaker joke.  That is...

Colusa continues hold on three staff positions 

The Colusa City Council has continued to delay filling three positions the city had previously authorized and funded when they approved the 2020-21 budget:...

Office of Education considering sale of commercial property 

The Colusa County Board of Education may sell a valuable piece of commercial property in Williams that was declared surplus in 2014.  CCOE officials said...

Colusa approves large scale cannabis operation 

The Colusa City Council has approved a development agreement and regulatory permit for a cannabis manufacturing company, located at 7290 Farinon Road.  RPTS Development, Inc....

Colusa police reports increased call volume

The Colusa Police Department started off 2021 with an overall increase in the number of calls for service  Colusa Police Chief Josh Fitch, in his...

What’s your plan? (02/25/2021)

Life was bliss growing up on King Street! I made my entrance into this world two years into the 1960s, in the month of October....

Longtime Children’s Services director retires

The sign of a career well served is retiring from a department you helped to create.  Dolores Gomez, the division director for the Colusa County...

Colusa County Fair scrapped for a second time 

The Colusa County Fair is a no-go for the second year in a row.  With the exposition just four months away, the 44th District Agricultural...

Premier Mushrooms awards grants to local nonprofits

For many local nonprofit groups, a few hundred dollars from Premier Mushrooms can be converted into a valuable service to the citizens of Colusa...

Fair Board keeps leadership intact 

The 44th District Agriculture Association has selected President Michael Doherty to remain at the helm of the Colusa County Fairgrounds for 2021.  The Fair Board,...

Arbuckle FFA hosts virtual field day

Despite COVID-19 curtailing most school activities, Arbuckle FFA upheld a 23 year-old tradition by hosting its annual field day on Saturday, Feb. 6. Although all...

12th COVID death reported, limited vaccine 

Colusa County Public Health has announced that a 12th resident has died from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.  The death comes amid...

Colusa FBLA shines at virtual section conference

Last February when the Colusa FBLA chapter hosted the Northern Section Leadership Conference, the campus was abuzz with activity, however this year, was an...

Colusa County teachers receive coronavirus vaccine

Colusa County teachers catapulted to the top of the coronavirus vaccination list, which could get schools a step closer to returning to normal.  “It’s not...

Letter to the Editor: Splash Pad

Letter to the Editor Editor, I want to thank the Colusa City Council for the approval of the Splash Park. When I lived in Tulsa to...

Maxwell Fire Department finds success in curb-side crab feed

What's become the new norm for fundraising during a pandemic was no different for the Maxwell Fire Department on Saturday, as their annual crab...

Local agencies clamor for Proposition 68 grant funding 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors, local park districts, and the cities of Colusa and Williams have found that when it comes to taxpayer...

CCOE receives ‘Kindess Certified Schools’ recognition

The world can use some extra joy right now and staff and students at Colusa County Office of Education (CCOE) are doing their part...

Colusa Councilwoman to represent city on groundwater matters

Colusa Mayor Josh Hill appointed Colusa Councilwoman Denise Conrado on Feb. 2 to represent the city on the Colusa Groundwater Authority.  The Colusa Groundwater Authority...

Mural proposed to honor Colusa woman 

Mary Winters loved Colusa, books, color, and community - and her legacy will soon be on display in a very public way. The Colusa County...

Assistant Probation Chief retires after 29 years

The Colusa County Probation Department said good-bye on Friday to one of the county’s longest serving law enforcement officers.  Assistant Chief Gerry Munoz retired from...

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