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News Back Then – February 10, 2012

Williams Farmer 2/11/1905   TRUSTEE INGRIM SHOT-TROUBLE IN THE BEAR VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT There has been trouble brewing in the Bear Valley school district for weeks. The...

The California You May Not Know

I might be biased, but I just LOVE California.  My 25 minute drive to work passes at least a dozen different agriculture crops.  The...

What’s your plan? (02/06/2019)

If you follow my column, this won’t be the first time that I have mentioned music. Probably not the last. We have seen some...

Watchman on the Wall: The Hebrides Revival

Off the west coast of Scotland is an archipelago called the Inner and Out Hebrides. Buffeted by Atlantic storms, it is the home to...

Life… as I see it: Not a film critic

I ’m not a film critic by any means, but I know what I like and what I think is exceptional. This year the Academy Awards...

What’s your plan? (01/30/2019)

All my Girls have now had the opportunity to get their feet wet; they are all able to money make (babysitting).  I am not sure...

Life… as I see it : Among the sighted

Tomorrow I will have my pre-op appointment for cataract surgery. I’m going to have both eyes corrected, the first one being this month.  I’m nervous...

Letter to the Editor: Sensationalism

Dear Lloyd Green: Our physical buildings may be temporarily inaccessible, but Colusa County remains VERY MUCH OPEN! I was disappointed that this week’s edition of...

Opinion: California Chief Justice’s emergency bail order violates Constitution, makes citizens less safe

By Matthew R. Beauchamp, District Attorney County of Colusa Although we face serious challenges not seen in more than one hundred years, we, as citizens, must...

Life as I see it: One of a kind

Sometimes when you meet someone there is an instant bond. You begin to believe you’ve known that person forever, and then you believe that...

Report from Williams City Hall

Chuck Bergson | Mayor, City of Williams | wccbergson@cityofwilliams.org As we begin 2018, the City of Williams is looking forward to a very active year....

Whats Your Plan (05/13/2020)

I don’t know about this. It sorta just came and went, no big bang or hoopla, and it disappointed me. Mother’s Day has always...

Hearing Loss and Tinnitus, the Most Common Disability for Veterans

Hearing loss and tinnitus are the most common disabilities that occur in the veteran population. Hearing loss is fairly self-explanatory in that it is the...

Life, as I see it: Time for a break

Hello ( or should I say howdy) from Cody, Wyoming. We decided to take a few days to rest and relax. My son’s family came...

Aramco Retirees…Know Your Medicare Options!

Hi Toni: My husband is an Aramco retiree and two weeks ago we received a letter stating that Aramco is terminating all Aramco Medicare Eligible...

Life, as I see it: Twilight Zone

If you read this column you know I love a road trip. Our mini vacation to Cody, Wyoming, last week was a great get away....

Sleep apnea claims often denied

Sleep apnea is one of the most common conditions veterans want to file a VA disability claim for. Many of them have been diagnosed...

Letter to the Editor: Asleep at the wheel

Submitted by: Charles Bergson - City of Williams, Mayor Last year I wrote a guest editorial, “Up in Smoke” addressing the excesses of the Colusa...

Colusa Veterans Corner: California Issued Veteran Driver Licenses and ID Cards

California provides a simple and official way for Veterans to confirm their military service.  One year ago, the State of California began offering our...

News Back Then – September 2, 2011

NEWS BACK THEN This feature is contributed by: Pat Ash of Williams California | Information is acquired through the Colusa County Branch Library Williams Farmer 3/2/1956 CLYDE...

Life, as I see it: Day 7 of 14

It’s day 7 of our state-imposed home quarantine. Since we traveled home to North Dakota from California we must isolate ourselves for 14  days. Even...

Letter to the Editor (01/17/2018)

Dear Editor, I’m an Arbuckle resident but I’d like to applaud the Williams City Council for voting in December against a resolution of opposition to...

Letter to the Editor: 11/13/2017

“E STREET RECONSTRUCTION - WILLIAMS” The above title introduces one of the most needed public roads projects in Colusa County; E STREET RECONSTRUCTION - WILLIAMS....

Life as I see it (01/09/2019)

In the last few weeks, I have lost three good friends. First, my forever friend Gilbert Ramos left us.  He fought long and hard to survive....

Ask Toni: How to talk with Social Security about enrolling in Medicare

Toni: I turned 65 in March and called Social Security to discuss enrolling in Medicare. I was given the wrong information from the agent over...

Colusa County Historic Look Back

Research and synopses by: Resa Lyn 50 Years Ago February 17, 1966 • Colusa Sun Sheriff Max Mayfield reported to the Board of Supervisors, that the 35...

Just because government can doesn’t mean it should

Why is it when we give the government an inch they have to take a mile? Never in my 20 years as a journalist in...

Life… as I see it (05/09/2018)

There’s nothing like seeing an old friend.  Saturday when we were working at my folks’ property my high school friend Bob showed up. I found...

Watchman on the Wall: No fear Psalm 91

Known as the Soldier’s Psalm or Psalm of Protection, there are many testimonies of NATO forces carrying cards of Psalm 91 in their pockets...

VETERANS CORNER: Other VA Health Program Benefits

There are many older veterans, spouses, and widows who are in need of help but wait until the last minute to inquire or even...

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