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The Red Bluff Elks Lodge honors students in grades sixth through 12th grades from schools in Tehama monthly and presents each with a “Student of the Month” plaque. For the month of January the lodge recognized the selected students during an afternoon luncheon.

Sitting in the comfort of my home looking out the window on a cold drizzly afternoon as the mist swirled on the river, I found the winter weather strangely comforting. As the season changes, the plants and trees change also. All we can do is watch nature take its course. Although some would …

While December shrouded our garden in nimbus clouds of darkness and rained upon our already sodden earth, a golden candle still burned brightly. We have a great many varieties of plants in our garden and now most are dormant and flowerless during winter. The Euryops Pectinatus ‘Viridis,’ a m…

Christmas tree disposal bin offered

Evergreens are amazing in any landscape. They are the work horses of the garden. They perform year round with little maintenance. They provide lush and colorful backgrounds during the blooming cycles. In winter, they become the very heart of the domain. They are reliable and beautiful.

Q is not a letter in the alphabet used as much as some letters, but when I googled plants and flowers that begin with Q, there really were more than I thought there would be. So happily, my alphabet theme is continuing on.

Each month the Red Bluff Elks Lodge honors students in grades 6 through 12 from the schools in Tehama during a special luncheon at the lodge in Red Bluff during which each student is presented with a Student of the Month plaque.

Documents to implement the Four Beetles South Forest Health Improvement Project on the Grindstone Ranger District, involving 1,660 acres of National Forest lands 30 miles west of Orland in Tehama County, have been signed by Acting Forest Supervisor Gar Abbas.

I wrote about Cottonwood Garden Club member Jan Baza’s Herbs A-L last time. Jan has grown herbs for many years. Now More Herbs from Jan-M to Y.

A Celebration of Life for Kathleen Dixon will take place at 2 p.m., Friday, April 27, at United Presbyterian Church, 471 Marguerite Ave., Corning. Dixon was born April 11, 1950, and died April 11, 2018. Arrangements handled by Hall Bros. Mortuary.

Tehama County 4-H is inviting youths ages 9-13 years old to attend this year's Youth Camp which will take place July 30 – Aug. 3 at Camp Tehama in Mill Creek. 

Here in the foothills west of Red Bluff, I believe I am in Zone 9b – a true Mediterranean climate with hot dry summers. Spring here is what looks “normal” to my midwestern eye – green grass, green trees, bountiful wild flowers, blooming citrus and stone fruits in my small orchard. I try to s…

A special closed session meeting by the Corning Union High School District Board of Trustees concerning the continued evaluation of Corning Union High School District Superintendent John Burch is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday in the Corning High School library, 643 Blackburn Ave.

This year’s Labor Day weekend is here and hot weather is forecast. The high temperatures lead many people to waterways such as the Sacramento River, Black Butte Lake and Shasta Lake.

Ask any avid fisherman and they will tell you the worst day fishing is better than the best day at work. For three men from Ukiah who set off Tuesday from the Woodson Bridge boat launch on the Sacramento River to fish for salmon, that adage was true.

Up, up and away they will go into the blue skies over Corning, as pilots take dozens kids on free flights Saturday during the annual Young Eagles Learn to Fly Day at the Corning Municipal Airport.

It was a packed house, or library to be more accurate, during Saturday’s grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Tehama County Library located in Red Bluff on Diamond Avenue.

Corning’s mascot, the olive, was among the top three value crops in Tehama County last year, with table olives bringing in a total value of $36,380,400, according to the county’s 2016 crop report.

School is just recently back in session, and soon the Red Bluff Garden Club will begin another year of encouraging and inspiring growth with flowers and plants. The Red Bluff Garden Club has been in existence since 1955!

A high-speed chase that started on Churn Creek Road in Redding between a Honda Civic and a Shasta County sheriff’s deputy, ended with a crash in Red Bluff, reported the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.

On Monday, students and staff at Richfield Elementary School joined students all over the nation to safely view a total eclipse of the sun, which took place on the West Coast around 10:19 a.m.

Eight new sets of personal protective gear for new volunteers at the Corning Volunteer Fire Department will soon be purchased thanks to Volunteer Fire Assistance program funding awarded to the city through CalFire and the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978.

A Red Bluff man is in jail after Tehama County sheriff’s detectives reportedly found hundreds of images of child pornography on his cellular phone during an investigation into sexual abuse of a 9-year-old girl.

The Corning Police Department welcomed in its newest recruit last week following the swearing-in ceremony of Officer Jason D. McIntyre by City Clerk Lisa Linnet in the City Council Chambers.

For some it is a win, to others a loss for the rights of landowners and farmers across the nation. After a years-long battle with the federal government and one day before he was to appear in court, Tehama County landowner and farmer John Duarte settled the federal case accusing him of damag…

Corning Union High School District administration is in a bit of turmoil as students headed back to the classrooms on Wednesday.

A Red Bluff woman who was the manager of a care facility for the elderly was sentenced to eight years in state prison for stealing more than $200,000 from elderly clients.

This recipe for Stuffed Onion Bombs from shared.com sounds delicious, but too much work to give everyone a sample at the Beef ‘n Brew. It is meatloaf inside onion rings, wrapped in bacon. Perhaps you will enjoy them at an event you host.

Living along the Sacramento River in Red Bluff is fascinating. There is a super abundance of wildlife; animals, birds and plants. The graceful deer, the intelligent dexterous raccoon, the sly fox, the clever coyote, the playful otters and the tail slapping industrious bucktooth beavers, the …

A Gerber woman suffering major injuries after being in a vehicle crash with a Corning resident was transported to Enloe Medical Center in Chico on Wednesday morning.

A two-vehicle collision Aug. 10 on Interstate 5 south of Corning killed a Hollister man after he slammed his 2000 Honda head-on into a big-rig.

A wind-blown fire threatened several homes and outbuildings as it burned vegetation across 11.5 acres near Lobinger Avenue at Gallagher Avenue Tuesday evening.