Veterans Corner: New Driver’s Licenses for Veterans

About this time last year, Governor Brown signed legislation that will require the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to offer special driver’s licenses...

Colusa Veterans Corner – September 2015: Veterans may qualify for reduced recreation license fees

Colusa County veterans may qualify for a number of free and reduced parks and recreation license fees, including hunting and fishing licenses issued by...

Veterans Corner: July 2015

Welcome back to the Veterans Corner, where you’ll find essential information about veterans’ services and benefits.  Don’t forget about the Colusa Veterans Picnic this...

Opinion: July Fourth

We celebrate our birthday on the fourth of July; happy birthday to you and me. This is the day our country declared itself a...

Veterans Corner: Gulf War Veterans’ Medically Unexplained Illnesses

June 2015 A prominent condition affecting Gulf War Veterans is a cluster of medically unexplained chronic symptoms that can include fatigue, headaches, joint pain,...

Veterans Corner: College Tuition Fee Waiver for Disabled Veterans’ Dependents

Thanks to the College Tuition Fee Waiver program (CTFW), disabled veterans in Colusa County can get some assistance in covering the cost of sending...

COMMENTARY: Story About Recovery, Featuring: Diana L. Arnaud

Submitted by: Senaida Rangel | MHSA Coordinator/Grant Writer, Colusa County Behavioral Health Faith, hope, and love were the three words that resonated in my ear when...

COMMENTARY: Before Making Drastic Changes to your Lawn and Landscape, consider these seven tips.

National Association of Landscape Professionals Offers Expert Advice for Home and Business Owners Facing Water Shortages The water crisis facing California is serious and carries...

COMMENTARY: A Story About Recovery, Featuring: Diana L. Arnaud

Submitted by: Senaida Rangel MHSA Coordinator/Grant Writer, Colusa County Behavioral Health Faith, hope, and love were the three words that resonated in my ear when meeting...

COMMENTARY: Stigma & Mental Health

Submitted By: Senaida Rangel When starting this article I was unsure of where to begin or what would get people’s attention. What will help people to...

Colusa Veterans Corner: Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange

First off, I would like to Welcome Home all of our Vietnam veterans, on 30 April marks the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam War...

Veterans Corner: Gulf War Veterans Medically Unexplained Illnesses

A prominent condition affecting Gulf War Veterans is a cluster of medically unexplained chronic symptoms that can include fatigue, headaches, joint pain, indigestion, insomnia,...

Learning to Be a Citizen

Submission By: Lee H. Hamilton Guest Opinion Writer The question usually comes toward the end of a public meeting. Some knotty problem is being discussed, and...

Practice Cancer Prevention, Each and Every Day

Submission By: Patricia Garamendi Guest Opinion Writer Cancer is among our nation’s most devastating and costly diseases. I’ve watched my husband, Congressman John Garamendi, work tirelessly...

From the desk of the publisher: A Community in Prayer

For those that know me, know that I am not a religious person – more spiritual. However, back in January my mother became ill...

Veterans Corner: February 2015

Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 (“Choice Act”) During the last couple of weeks many of Colusa County veterans whom are enrolled in...

November 2014: Myths and truths of VA benefits

Myth: Veteran benefits are only for those who were wounded in combat or have lost limbs. Truth: Every veteran who serves and is honorably discharged...

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...

My Little Mayberry: Mr. McGill

Harvest Festival's scarecrow contest made the streets look quite cheerful. Personal favorite - the Fire Station.   That scarecrow must have felt very safe indeed...

My Little Mayberry: Pip,Pip, Buggy-O!

So many mosquitoes hang around my porch that a bat has taken up residence.  Like some kind of bat MacDonald's.   Scientists estimate a little...

News Back Then: September 5, 2014

Williams Farmer 9/24/37 CITY HALL BONDS SOLD TO F. SCHUCKMAN Frank Schuckman of Williams was the successful bidder for the City Hall Bonds which were...

News Back Then: August 22, 2014

Williams Farmer 1931 Luther Hoy, Williams Pioneer Found Dead Colusan who fought with General Lee Luther Hoy, 88 for 55 years a resident of the Williams district...

News Back Then: August 14, 2014

Williams Farmer • 9/30/1927 Williams plays in grass valley sunday Manager J. L. Nissen of the Legion Football Team announced that a bus will be waiting at...

My Little MayberryNostalgia

  There have been many changes in Colusa since we moved here 28 years ago. Sometimes I feel nostalgic. Nostalgia comes from two words; the...

News Back Then: August 8, 2014

Williams Farmer 9/30/1905 He Changed his mind Some weeks ago we announced in these columns that F.J. Schuckman, of the Mountain House, had decided to...

News Back Then: July 18, 2014

Williams Farmer 2/22/1924 WILLIAMS ON EVE OF BIG STEP FORWARD Williams, the town of great possibilities, is on the eve of a big step forward. It is...

From the desk of the publisher: We’re now weekly!

During the month of June, the Williams Pioneer Review has transitioned to a WEEKLY publication. “I am excited and proud to announce that I’ve begun...

My Little Mayberry FILTHY LUCRE

Pundits of the past used the term, "filthy lucre". Lucre is from the Latin, lucrum. It's the root of the word lucrative. I don't...

Agriculture Becoming Top Career Choice for Students

According to a recent Hoover Institute poll of 1,000 Californians, strengthening the economy and improving the job situation topped their priority list. While the...

My Little Mayberry: Inquiring Colusan Minds

You’re going along, see something and wonder, “Hey! What’s that all about?” Inquiring Colusan Minds at work. Recent questions you may have had: If it’s...

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