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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...

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...

Watchman on the wall: You Will Not Be Burned

Isaiah 43:3 “When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze for I AM the...

Life, as I see it: Bonding

I’ve known for many years the value of time spent with my gal pals. Women need that opportunity to share and bond with their...

What’s your plan? (09/16/2020)

I have shrouded myself in the foulest of moods; prone to moan, gritch, and rant. I am tired of being cooped up. We are a...

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...

What’s your plan? (09/09/2020)

Yep, it just sorta came and went.  I am referring to the unofficial close of summer, Labor Day weekend, those three days of a...

Gardening Corner: Popular Pandemic Pest Notes

Pest Notes are UC IPM publications written for people who want information about pests in homes, office buildings, schools, gardens, urban landscapes, and more....

Watchman on the wall: Who are “America’s Frontline Doctors”?

Last week, a group of doctors held a press conference in front of the Supreme Court sharing the success of Hydroxychloroquine in their practices....

Watchman on the Wall: Prayer of Jabez

Who would ever name their child Pain? Well Jabez in Hebrew means sorrow or pain. Everyday of his life Jabez was reminded that his...

The Real Deal: Don’t Borrow Trouble!

I am constantly amazed at the number of articles I find about innocent victims of fraud in real estate and financing. Consumers face many...

Life, as I see it : Perfect.

I’ve got to say that our stay at Mendocino was perfect. It was a beautiful setting, great accommodations and as peaceful as we needed. We...

Garden Corner: Winter Vegetable Gardening

Have you ever planted a winter vegetable garden? When do you start a winter garden? Why would I have a winter garden? It’s September! Why...

Life, as I see it: It’s a sign

I’m still sorting and prepping for the movers. Along with the task comes a flood of emotion.  In what will be the final move...

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...

What’s your plan? (02/26/2020)

I pinned last week that everything comes with a price. It may not always be metered in currency but will always have a cost....

Life, as I see it: Lift up

It’s amazing what a fresh coat of paint will do to spruce things up. The painter finished painting the front porch and the deck this...

Watchman on the Wall: Ubuntu

An anthropologist proposed a game to the children in an African village. He laid a basket of fruit down at a distance and told...

Digging deeper into grace (06/14/2017)

If you drive across this country and check the statutes in different cities and states, you will find some interesting requirements and prohibitions. For...

Life, as I see it: Happy Birthday, Lea

It’s hard to believe that our Lea is turning 11 this week. Yesterday, we celebrated with the last pool party of the year. The...

SPORTS OPINION: “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing”

Jim Purdue | Guest Columnist  “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” This is a quote I’ve heard over the years attributed to Vince Lombardi, the great Green...

Good Golly Miss Molly

Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard passed this week. A trailblazer of rock-n-roll, he paved the way for many of the rock...

Watchman on the Wall: Christmas in Costa Rica

I had met Marta at the Aglow Conference in San Antonio. A well-educated woman from Honduras, speaking multiple languages, we became fast friends in...

What’s your plan? (06/26/2019)

 Another awesome week in the Arens’ Household. My uncle on my Mom’s side made his annual trek out from Wyoming. An added bonus, he...

Watchman on the Wall: Revival is NOW!

On Friday, at the George Floyd Memorial at the corner of George Floyd Avenue in Minneapolis, the gospel was preached, acts and prayers of...

Life, as I see it: Walk the walk

Dignity, strength, courage, grace, talent, and love are words that describe my friend Jo Buchholz.  Jo left us last week, and she will be missed...

Watchman on the Wall: Positivity and Encouragement

“Oh Geez, that’s not for me,” was my first thought when I saw the name of the new Facebook Page, “Drinking With Friends.” My...

Gardening Corner: Mosquitoes

At last count, 53 species of mosquitoes exist in California (compare that to about 3,500 worldwide). In addition to the itchy bites, they are...

News Back Then (August 19, 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 • 7/28/1900 A GREAT...

Food for Thought: Beef 101

Picture this, a sale too good to be true. No, I’m not talking about a pair of shoes, I’m talking about the meat case....

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