Tuesday, March 2, 2021

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Woodland Community College announces free college promise program for Fall of 2018

Beginning fall 2018, all first time students will not pay fees at the Woodland main campus or Lake County and Colusa County Campuses. The...

The Work Continues ‚Äď Feeding Hungry Children During COVID-19 Crisis

CDFA’s Office of Farm to Fork (F2F) is committed to ensuring that all Californians have access to healthy and nutritious California-grown food. F2F would...

State sales tax will decrease in 2017

The statewide sales and use tax rate will decrease one quarter of one percent (0.25%) from 7.50 percent to 7.25 percent on January 1,...

Filing Period Opens July 14 for November General Election

Preparations are underway for the November 4, 2014 General Election. The filing period for all offices opens Monday July 14 and runs through Friday...

Nearly 200 served at the Maxwell Crab Feed

Amidst the hail, wind, and lightning on Saturday, nearly 2000 pounds of cooked crab was served by the Maxwell Fire Department.  Maxwell Fire Chief, Kenny...

Shelter Animals Gets Early Surprise from Santa Paws Event

With just under six months to Christmas, Santa Claus sent out his helpers to provide support for local shelter animals. The Friends of the Colusa...

Life as I see it…

It‚Äôs been a while since I‚Äôve written a column in Colusa County. Of course, some of you may remember ‚ÄúThoughts I‚Äôve Had. . .‚ÄĚ...

Williams School District unveils new fitness center

Williams Unified School District is raising the bar when it comes to physical fitness. School officials last week opened the district’s first new structure, which...

Arts Council Features Wildlife Art

The Colusa County Arts Council hosted a very successful Artist Reception Thursday, said Council-member Patti Tauscher. Celebrating the Valley’s Waterfowl, the Colusa County Arts Council...

6 Easy Ways to Take Better Care of Your Health

A new year is an excellent opportunity to assess your health and resolve to make positive lifestyle changes. “Many people work hard to establish healthy...

Judge upholds teenage killer’s original sentence 

Two days after Nathan Ramazzini, 38, took the witness stand in a Colusa County courtroom and said he was ‚Äúa monster‚ÄĚ and that he...

Arbuckle FFA Christmas Tree lot, now open.

Live Christmas trees are now available at the Arbuckle FFA Tree lot located at the Pierce High School tennis court on Wildwood Road. “Normally,...

County Sports Recap (10/23/2019)

Football In Colusa, the RedHawks collided against Winters on Oct. 18 for a close game but a defeat nonetheless, 19-14. On Oct. 25, they travel...

Colusa Regional Medical Center: Closed

According to the Center for Rural Affairs, Rural hospitals have been closing at a rate of nearly one per month since 2010. Colusa Regional...

Waterfowl hunting report: After slow start, hunting set to pick up.

With reports of a bountiful waterfowl population (both in state and international surveys), more plentiful water in the Central Valley and more rice acreage...

Marine, Colusa graduate awarded Bronze Star for meritorious service

United States Marine Corps Maj. Michael Forster, a graduate of Colusa High School and son of Meridian residents David and Patria Forster, was awarded...

Colusa Farmers Market now accepting CalFresh EBT

The Colusa Certified Farmers Market, held each Tuesday, is now accepting electronic benefit transfer (EBT) or CalFresh for purchases of fresh produce, meats, and...

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,...

Farm to School Programs Invest Nearly $800 Million in Local Economies

Survey Results Show Major Increase in Local Food Purchasing on the Local, State, and National Levels Schools across the United States purchased $789 million in...

Murder solved at Museum’s year-end finale 

The Sacramento Valley Museum ended its season on Saturday with a near sold-out Murder Mystery fundraising dinner and a real ‚Äúwho done it.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúMurder at...

Pierce musicians at CMEA Honor Band

On Saturday, Pierce music students participated in the 2019 CMEA Northern Section Junior High Honor Band at the California State University, Chico. Band directors...

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...

Maxwell Elementary School District Holds Kindergarten Registration

The Maxwell Elementary School District will hold its annual kindergarten registration on March 25th, 2014. Parents can sign their kids up from 1:30 p.m. to...

Riverside Lanes Under New Management

Riverside Lanes in Colusa is under new management. First-time business owners, Lynda Silk and John Moral, recently purchased the bowling alley and celebrated with...

‚ÄėA Night at the Races‚Äô exceeds Rotary‚Äôs expectations

Colusa Rotary‚Äôs annual ‚Äúduck dinner‚ÄĚ just keeps getting better. Organizers were a little nervous leading up to the event this year, worried that numbers would...

UC Master Gardeners Plant Fairy Gardens

The conference room at Colusa Industrial Properties was abuzz with excitement as imaginations ran wild during the Fairy Garden Class held Tuesday, February 23,...

Big rig crash temporarily closes I-5 in Arbuckle

Two big rigs collided on Interstate 5 in Arbuckle on Friday afternoon, closing the highway for several hours. The crash reported at 1:45 PM, occurred...

Toys Distributed Just in Time for Christmas

While it was not a record year for toy donations with the California Highway Patrol & Impact Life’s Toy Drive, many families and children...

Police urge drivers to lock doors; thefts, burglaries on the rise

Colusa police have issued a warning to car and homeowners: Lock up or your precious property or it may be stolen.  The warning comes after...

Ag-tour steps off to bright future

The first Colusa County Grown agri-tourism bus pulled away from Colusa Industrial Properties on Thursday under sunny skies, despite an initial call for rain. “It...

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