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One person died in a single-vehicle accident outside of Maxwell Thursday night, according to a release issued by the Williams area California Highway Patrol.

For the last 46 years, the Super Seven Award Dinner has recognized the top seven scholars from the junior and senior classes at Colusa High School. 

State Forest officials want to remind the public while firefighters are hard at work preparing for wildfires, residents need to do their part more than ever in preventing human-caused fires. 

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Restrictions limiting social gatherings did not stop Colusa County veterans from honoring their brethren on Monday.

The California Department of Public Health approved Colusa County’s Phased Opening Plan and granted the submitted Variance request on last week, allowing the county to fully enter into Phase 2 of the reopening process. 

While the nearly eight week long shelter-in-place order changed many aspects of life for the residents of Colusa County, local first responders said that crime and emergency response rates have stayed pretty consistent with the status quo despite the worldwide pandemic.  

Following guidance from the California Department of Public Health, Colusa County Public Health Officer Gregory Burt has advised superintendents of the county’s four school districts that in-person graduations are prohibited at this time.

Colusa County Public Health is set to receive 1,000 free reusable face shields for local use thanks to a regional collaboration between four area public health departments, as well as California State University, Chico and the Chico based digital fabrication facility Idea Fab Labs, according…

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To keep the community safe in anticipation of the upcoming wildfire season, the Colusa Fire Department reminds residents that it is time to trim hedges, cut the grass and keep fields clear. 

Pacific Gas and Electric Company will host a webinar today for customers in Colusa, Yolo and Solano counties to share information about the utility’s plan to prevent wildfires and reduce the impacts of Public Safety Shutoff events on customers and communities, according to a release issued b…

  Arbuckle Golf Club reopened to the public this week after easing of the coronavirus pandemic shutdown in Colusa County.

The California Department of Public Health approved Colusa County's phased opening plan and granted the submitted variance request Wednesday, allowing the county to fully enter into Phase 2 of the reopening process.

On Friday, the Colusa County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting to establish a Phased Opening Plan, which was then submitted to the California Department of Health for approval. 

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To address the cancelation of the still exhibits and floriculture portions of the Colusa County Fair due to COVID-19 related downsizing, the Colusa County 4-H program will be hosting a virtual showcase for 4-H members.

The California Public Utilities Commission voted unanimously on May 7 to impose $1.937 billion in penalties against Pacific Gas and Electric Company for the utility’s role in the catastrophic wildfires that scorched hundreds of thousands of acres of land throughout the north state in 2017 an…

This Saturday marks what would have been the 90th installment of the annual Maxwell Rodeo, the longest running event in Colusa County that attracts hundreds of people to the tiny town each year for the rodeo wrangling festivities, frog jumping competition, traditional chuckwagon barbecue, pa…

A new program is being offered through the California Employment Development Department to assist workers impacted by the ongoing coronavirus situation who would not usually be eligible for regular unemployment insurance. 

Lost markets and lost off-farm income related to the COVID-19 pandemic have proven doubly difficult for many California farmers and ranchers, according to a survey by the California Farm Bureau Federation. More than half of the farmers responding to the voluntary survey said they had lost cu…

California hunters can now purchase hunting licenses for the 2020-21 season, as well as apply for the Big Game Drawing online. Californians have many options to harvest wild protein, and at this time, the current COVID-19 pandemic is not expected to lead to the closure or delay of any huntin…

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To enrich the community’s connection to fresh, locally grown foods, the Colusa County Office of Education has been expanding their Farm to School program for the last two years. 

The 2020 Census is underway and, in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, the U.S. Census Bureau has adjusted standard census operations and extended deadlines to continue the count. 

Despite the cancelation of school functions and mass gatherings, Future Business Leaders of America chapters from all over the state came together virtually to elect their representative team for the upcoming year and two Colusa High School students were appointed. 

The California Department of Water Resources conducted its final manual snow survey of the season on Thursday and found that storms in March and April weren’t enough to offset a dry start to the year.

Along with taking steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus, there are steps that can be taken to avoid becoming the victim of fraud.

On Friday, representatives from the county and the cities of Colusa and Williams held a virtual meeting to develop a collaborative strategy and framework for reopening Colusa County, according to a release issued by county officials last week. 

Colusa County’s unemployment rate reached 22.4 percent in March – ranking it last in the state, according to the California Employment Development Department. 

As farmers, ranchers, their employees and other people in the food supply chain, continue to cope with the impact of market shifts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Farm Bureau Federation welcomed the recent announcement of aid to farms and food banks from the U.S. Department o…

Local film students will receive statewide recognition as the work of a Williams Junior Senior High School student was chosen for a live, professional reading by the Latino Film Institute. 

A letter signed by six county boards of supervisors chairmen and several city mayors in the north state has been sent to Gov. Gavin Newsom, asking for local control over reopening local economies.

A fertilizer spill in Maxwell prompted authorities to close a road for several hours and evacuate local residents during containment procedures. 

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