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...

What’s your plan? (06/24/2020)

I was born on Friday, Twenty-six October Nineteen Sixty-two. I just squeaked in although my Mom probably won’t describe it as such (I watched...

Life, as I see it: Sad

The sun is shining and it’s toasty outside this Sunday morning. I’m not one who enjoys the blazing heat but mornings like this are pretty...

What’s your plan? (07/01/2020)

Happy Birthday US of A! In the beginning, there were those that looked to the New World for religious freedom. Few years back in...

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...

Gardening corner: Hummingbirds

Attracting hummingbirds to your garden is as easy as either planting certain flowers and/or putting up a hummingbird feeder. The diet of hummingbirds requires...

life as I see it: Sad..

My dear friend John Egan passed this week. My heart hurts for everyone who loved him. I wager that would be many, many people. John was...

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...

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...

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...

Watchman on the Wall – Look for the helpers

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers....

Gardening Corner: Spotted Spurge

Spotted Spurge (Euphorbia (=Chamaesyce) maculata) is a garden weed that can seem impossible to control. It grows rapidly and starts producing seeds at a...

life as I see it: Things I miss…

The wind here in Beach, North Dakota has been blowing like a banshee. It kind of just sucks the breath right out of you. Earlier...

Gardening Corner: Gardening helps with mental health

Gardens can help us cope with life whether it’s a new global virus or personal issues. If you have a garden you have a...

Gardening corner: Grasshoppers

Leafhoppers feed on many different fruit, vegetable, flower, and woody ornamental hosts. Most species of leafhoppers feed on only one or several closely related...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Politics & Pandemics

Submitted by Jim Perdue This pandemic has presented a huge hill we have to climb. There’s the health issue and the economic issue. None of...

Life, as I see it: Things are looking up

I say things are looking up because on Tuesday I have my first hair appointment in two months. Thankfully I haven’t been out and...

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...

Life, as I see it: Life goes on

I’m safely in California. Now the process of moving begins. I’ve talked to the moving company and have a potential date to pack up and...

Thinking About Health: Reports about coronavirus vaccine don’t always give the full story

Trudy Lieberman | Community Health News Service How soon will we have a vaccine to protect us from coronavirus? That’s the question uppermost on the minds...

Life, as I see it: Celebration

As I write, it is a Easter morning. We as Christians know this is a time of celebration indeed. This year especially, we are grateful...

What’s your plan? (06/03/2020)

I have been enjoying the times. Not so the lockdown, but specifically the end of the school year: commencement and graduation. Congratulations to those...

Life, as I see it : Why be thankful

Take a look around you. Is there at least one thing in your life for which to be thankful? I believe we all can find...

Life, as I see it: Whine, complain, shelter in place, and wash your hands…

We are living in a whole new world. We’ve been told to stay home and take care of ourselves. We don’t have the freedom...

Watchman On the Wall: Propaganda

“Information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of government.” “Know the Truth and...

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