With the first big storm of the season and the Nov. 15 start of flood season behind us, the Sun-Herald spoke to some local officials to see how things are looking during this years rainy season. 

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Rain and wind did not deter the Colusa High School soccer teams as both the girls and boys opened the season with non-conference wins in a doubleheader in Marysville on Nov. 26.

With winter around the corner and temperatures dropping, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife urges the public to winterize homes and other buildings to prevent wildlife from taking up residence.

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A fire at a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. substation in downtown Colusa resulted in law enforcement evacuating surrounding blocks of homes and customers losing power for several hours late Sunday night and into early Monday morning.

To ensure that everyone gets a hearty meal this holiday season, multiple Thanksgiving meals will be offered for free around the county on Thursday.

The Williams area office of the California Highway Patrol continues to investigate a shooting that occurred at the Colusa County Fairgrounds over the weekend. 

One local student has turned a graduation requirement into a way to help residents of Colusa County enjoy this holiday season.

The Community Christmas Choir will be performing various Christmas concerts around the county during the holiday season. Each show will include a mix of old and new Christmas anthems as well as sing-a-long carols. Following the performance, light refreshments will be served. All performances…

Colusa County’s unemployment rate saw an increase in October compared to the month prior, according to the most recent statistics from the Employment Development Department.

The Colusa teen that has been missing since Oct. 27 was found dead Thursday afternoon, floating in a canal not far from where he was last seen weeks earlier. 

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. announced Monday that there may be a power shutoff due to a high wind event starting today and 20 customers in Colusa County could be affected. 

After a three year hiatus, the Maxwell Inn has reopened and business is booming, said manager Sara Rogers. 

The community of Williams mourns after the passing of Dr. Charles McCarl, who passed away peacefully at the age of 97 on Nov. 13. 

To prevent a cancelation, the community of Williams has been rallying together to make sure the holiday lights shine bright in town this year for the annual Festival of Lights.

The Great American Smokeout, an annual day that encourages people to quit smoking and sponsored by the American Cancer Society, is set for Thursday, Nov. 21. 

To get people into the holiday spirit, the Colusa County Fairgrounds will host the 33rd annual Colusa Holiday Craft Faire and Gift Show this weekend at the fairgrounds located at 1303 10th St. in Colusa. 

The holiday season began early for many hunters as pheasant, wild turkey and the second dove season opened up Nov. 9. 

The sky over Williams was busy last weekend, as the Williams Soaring Center hosted their first-ever aerobatic contest. 

To help fight the illegal sale and marketing of tobacco products to minors, the Colusa County Office of Education is receiving a $427,589 grant from the Department of Justice’s Tobacco Grant program.

The Friends of the Library Bookworm Used Bookstore will be opening the second Saturday of each month from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. beginning Nov. 9 to better accommodate working and school-age customers.

After extreme high winds and power outages caused organizers to cancel, the rescheduled Arbuckle Car Show and Depot Birthday Barbecue went off without a hitch on Sunday. 

The unemployment rate saw a decrease in September from the month prior in Colusa County, according to the most recent numbers from the Employment Development Department. 

To raise money to serve local Veterans, Yuba-Sutter Stand Down will host its seventh annual “Standing Tall for Veterans,” dinner fundraiser at Colusa Casino Resort, located at 3770 State Route 45 in Colusa, on Friday, Nov. 8. 

The Colusa County Sheriff's Department Office is actively conducting a missing person investigation into the whereabouts of 18 year old Colusa resident Jose Canchola.

Organizers have deemed the second annual Harvest Fall Festival at Burchfield Primary School a success, with more than one hundred people attending the family-fun event to enjoy games, food and fall inspired fun last week.