Friday, September 18, 2020

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From the editor: Musings from Maxwell

As a general practice, I don’t write editorials. Scratch that: in my time as a journalist, I have never done so. And for good reason...

Watch out for Scammers

Toni, I am 67 and have group health insurance through my current employer. I have talked with friends, my company HR and my insurance agent...

Life, as I see it :  Friends remembered

Two longtime friends of mine and many others in Beach, North Dakota left us this week. Now at peace and taking a long deserved rest...

What’s your plan? (11/21/2018)

It’s the glass half full or the glass half empty argument. My heart sorrows as well as rejoice presently. The Girls are enjoying the...

Food for Thought: Do you Speak Label?

Have you stood in a grocery aisle, looked at a label and thought, “What does that mean”? If you are going to plunk down...

Life as I see it (06/14/2017)

It occurred to me on June 10 that it was the 51st anniversary of my graduation from high school. Why I’ve never forgotten that...

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...

Colusa Veterans Corner – March 2016

Read your VA letters carefully Veterans receive a wide variety of correspondence from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for benefits such as disability compensation,...

News Back Then – February 24, 2012

Williams Farmer 2/19/1941 ORDER YOUR TREES NOW FOR PLANTING The Williams Chamber of Commerce will continue with the tree planting work, as in the past,...

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...

From the desk of the publisher: A note for the holidays.

This time of year is one of reflection, of shopping for last-minute gifts, spending time with friends and family, and making resolutions for the...

Life, as I see it : Finally here…

It only took us eight days to make the three-day trip to North Dakota, but it was a trip well worth it. Along the way...

Digging deeper into grace: 11/16/2016

What does it take to get through the tough times in life without falling apart? What does it take to be able to restore...

What’s your plan? (01/16/2019)

I am not perfect! As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints I strive to be a disciple of the...

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...

What’s your plan? (11/14/2018)

What have you been doing with your time lately? I had asked you to do some tracking of it and wrote that we would be...

RELIGION: I am captivated by the passion of the Bible

The Bible is not written like a spiritual textbook, merely explaining and analyzing life’s spiritual truths.  Nor is it just a scholastic history book,...

Watchman on the Wall: Ramadan Mubarak

Loraine Joy | Community Columnist I find cultures fascinating. Understanding a culture’s customs is key to appreciation. When I first started fasting and/or praying for Ramadan...

Dog’s Head Out the Car Window – A Dangerous Habit

Submitted by: TripsWithPets.com For most pups, the best part of a car ride is feeling the breeze in their furry faces as they stick their head...

Why do Farmers Farm?

In a previous article I wrote about farmers who have full time jobs and then came home to tend to their farms. Many of...

Life… as I see it (07/25/2018)

About 16 years ago I moved back to Colusa County California and became a newspaper reporter for the local paper. It was that same year...

CVS Caremark Pulling Tobacco Products – A Public Health Game-Changer

By: Gregg Tubbs For the past 30 years, I've fought for lung health with the American Lung Association. Our organization has been a leader in...

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...

To graze or not to graze?

I love to watch the circle of life and changing of the seasons. Rolling hills, high stretching oak trees, colorful wildflowers, and a variety...

Life as I see it: 08/09/2017

We stepped back into the past this last weekend when we spent the night at the historic Holbrooke Hotel in Grass Valley Ca. From the...

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: Tomato disease and insect problems

Blossom End Rot usually occurs in the spring. It is caused by a calcium deficiency but it does not mean calcium is deficient in...

The Real Deal: How to Hold a Title

One of the things I love most about real estate is that it is an ever changing field of expertise. A day NEVER goes...

What’s your plan? (11/28/2018)

Have you ever been staring a problem squarely in the eye and been left totally paralyzed?  You haven’t?  Then may I suggest that you...

Thinking About Health: Resurrecting old insurance model may limit – Who gets covered and...

Trudy Lieberman - Rural Health News Service A new health insurance option awaits consumers this fall. Proponents say it will offer lower premiums and relief...

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