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Three killed on I-5 in two separate accidents 

Three people were killed on Interstate 5 in Colusa County over a five day period in two separate accidents.  A Yuba City couple were killed...

Coaches Corner: Dan Kiely

Soccer in Colusa County has a long history of competitive play and a major contributor to that tradition is Colusa High School boys’ soccer...

Garden Club Plant Sale

The Garden Club of Colusa County hosted their fall plant sale in the Davison Pavilion in Colusa on Saturday, Sept. 8. The event, which...

First Patriot Day ceremony held at Williams Elementary School

Students who attend Williams Elementary School were not alive 19 years ago when hijackers used airplanes as weapons of destruction to kill nearly 3,000...

Distance learning raises questions about home imagery

Editors Note: The article has been updated from the print version to correct the spelling of Tiffany Sines. Distance learning seems to be more challenging...

Maxwell church hosts monthly food distribution

The congregation of Maxwell Baptist Church came together on Sept. 8 to help launch a new monthly food distribution program in that community. The food...

Williams Fire Dept receives $713k in federal funding

Funding to be used to recruit new staff Williams Fire Protection Authority Chief, Jeff Gilbert, announced that the department is expected to receive $713,880 in...

7th Annual Mary Winters Award presented

On Thursday, Sept. 10, the Colusa County Behavioral Health honored two Property Managers for their support in providing housing needs. Dorhonda Baxter, from the...

School campuses open in small districts

Maxwell and Princeton elementary students returned to their classrooms on Monday, approximately six months to the day the State of California shut down because...

City of Colusa acquires Pirelli property 

The Colusa City Council plunged full speed ahead last week on plans to acquire and revitalize the old Pirelli Cable plant property, located just...

County crop report shows upward agriculture trend 

Colusa County’s agriculture production continues to inch toward the $1 billion mark. For the fourth time in history, the value of all local agriculture products...

County officials blast state’s new monitoring system 

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors believe Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new system to track COVID-19 cases by county hamstrings efforts to ever open local...

Pest management and pesticide safety seminars to be held, digitally 

The University of California Cooperative Extension Sutter-Yuba-Colusa will hold a series of webinars in September and October to provide research updates on some of...

County extends grand jury’s term of service

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors has asked the 2019/2020 grand jury to stay for an additional six months.  The board on Sept. 1 extended...

Hot gloomy Labor Day in Colusa

Colusa County typically welcomes plenty of visitors on Labor Day, the unofficial end of summer, who flock to the county seat to enjoy river...

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 to infuse cash from CDBG grant into small businesses

The Colusa City Council authorized the application last week of a  Community Development Block Grant that could help businesses greatly affected by the coronavirus...

County officials implore Governor Newsom to reopen schools

The Colusa County Board of Supervisors and Board of Education, on the behalf of superintendents of the local schools and 4,800 students, are pleading...

County celebrates employee milestones

Colusa County Board of Supervisors’ Clerk Melissa Kitts, left, presents flowers to Chief Deputy Board Clerk Ann Nordyke for 25 years of dedicated service...

Sheriff deputy promoted to Sergeant

The Colusa County Sheriff’s Office promoted Sergeant Luis Ruiz last week and assigned him to the Patrol Division. Ruiz began working with the Sheriff’s Office...

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...

On the Rise in Nashville

In his song Crazy Town, country superstar Jason Aldean describes the difficulty of making it big in Nashville in this way: It’s a crazy town, full...

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...

Maxwell Town Pool to close permanently

The rally cry of the Maxwell community four years ago to reopen the Town Pool was permanently silenced last week, after property owners made...

Colusa to dial back nepotism practices

After a long history of nepotism in Colusa government, the City Council has amended its employment policies to prevent those in top positions from...

County encouraging more staff to work from home

Colusa County officials are trying to keep COVID-19 from sweeping through some of its county departments by encouraging more employees to work from home. In...

Airport Advisory Committee to see changes

The Colusa County Airport Advisory Committee met for the last time on Thursday as a large group of flying buffs who work together to...

County health official makes mask wearing required

More than six weeks after the State of California mandated individuals to wear face coverings in public, the Colusa County Public Health Officer, Dr....

Maxwell tax assessment defeated

The Maxwell Park and Recreation District’s proposal to raise assessment taxes for the first time in 35 years went down in overwhelming defeat on...

Election 2020: Filing period closes for some local offices

The filing period for the Nov. 3 general election closed on Friday for some local offices, while races in which an incumbent did not...

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