Letter to the Editor: Citizens for a Better Williams, Thank you.

Dear Editor, The Citizens for a Better Williams would like to extend our thanks to all the folks who came out to support the Badge...

What’s your plan? (04/15/2020)

I can’t remember the last time when there wasn’t.  The Girls are constantly reminding me that I am old, somewhat ancient (I am starting...

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...

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...

Life, as I see it : With age comes mistakes and wisdom

If you read last week’s column you may have felt like you read it before. That’s because you had. In sending the text I...

Life as I see it (03/14/2018)

  I’m pretty sure Wonder Woman is going down for the count. After the week she’s (I’ve) had unloading the farm house, I won’t be...

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...

The News Back Then: Williams Elementary School

The old Williams Elementary School is spoken of fondly by everyone who attended there. Located where the elementary school is now it was a...

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...

Life, as I see it: On to phase two

Christmas has passed and this week we begin a new year. Back in the 60’s, watching sci-fi movies about the future way off in year...

What’s your plan? (10/16/2019)

It makes sense to me to start at the bottom and work up. I crawled before I ran, disc before harvest, and started out...

Thinking About Health: Higher Premiums Are likely Coming for Those Buying On and Off...

By Trudy Lieberman - Rural Health News Service An Indiana couple who wrote to me a few weeks ago has experienced the ups and downs...

Digging deeper into grace: 08/16/2017

I have to admit that one of the major struggles of my life and of my faith has to do with attitude. I have...

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...

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...

Digging deeper into grace (01/10/2018)

One of the most hope-filled—and most challenging—Beatitudes is the 5th Beatitude (in Matthew 5:1-12): “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” The...

Life as I see it. (02/01/2017)

It’s been a hectic, sad, emotional turmoil kind of week. My little farmhouse that has been my home for nearly 16 years had its final...

THINKING ABOUT HEALTH: What you need to know about choosing health insurance

By Trudy Lieberman | Rural Health News Service Even though the election is over and Republicans are in a position to repeal and replace Obamacare as...

THINKING ABOUT HEALTH: Nibbling Away at the Affordable Care Act

By Trudy Lieberman, Rural Health News Service As annual enrollment for Obamacare insurance approaches on November 1, the law itself and the people who have come...

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...

RELIGION: Attitude of gratitude

Generally, I have found, the most delightful people I interact with are people who put into practice the attitude of gratitude. Sometimes it is easiest...

Life as I see it (11/22/2017)

Tom and I had an enjoyable weekend, back in Colusa County with old friends and attending the annual Family Water Alliance dinner on Saturday. Earlier...

Life as I see it (01/24/2018)

I’m going to start my column as I end it. Life is good today. We went to church this morning and the music (old time...

What’s your plan?

Scott arens | Local Columnist The Eternal Companion and I did get the opportunity last week to experience that road less traveled, at least by...

Life as I see it… (11/23/2016)

It’s a big week!  Thanksgiving is this Thursday and I have many things to be thankful for this year. My life changes have brought me...

Food for Thought: Where in the World is your food from?

I am a patriot. I grew up reciting the flag salute in school and singing songs about the great red, white and blue. My...

My Little Mayberry: Manners

I had dinner at an upscale restaurant filled with couples, it was lovely until one man began loudly telling the story of finding rats...

Digging deeper into grace (02/21/2018)

It is tempting. It is common for us. Bit I beg you, please do not do it. Do not let yourself become numb to...

What’s your plan? (12/12/2018)

I didn’t start the month out very positive. We had touched on credit cards. My wish is that all of us would develop a...

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