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  • North Complex Fire, West Zone (formerly Bear Fire): The North Complex wildfires are still burning in eastern Butte County. An evacuation point is in place at the Butte County Fairgrounds, 199 E. Hazel St., Gridley. Animal shelters are set up at Camelot Equestrian Park (for large animals), at 1985 Clark [...]
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More than COVID

In late March, as coronavirus started to spread in the northern Sacramento Valley, Dr. Steve Zlotowski made a four-minute video that went viral on the internet. An emergency medicine physician at Enloe Medical Center, he […]

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More than COVID

In late March, as coronavirus started to spread in the northern Sacramento Valley, Dr. Steve Zlotowski made a four-minute video that went viral on the internet. An emergency medicine physician at Enloe Medical Center, he […]

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Animal Corps

The only wildlife spotted by CN&R reporters during a Sept. 10 trek into areas ravaged by the North Complex Fire were a pair of ravens ominously perched on a guardrail near the Bidwell Bar Bridge; […]

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A smoky state

Due to millions of acres of wildfires burning in California, Oregon and Washington, the West Coast states had the worst air quality in the world this past weekend. Saturday and Sunday (Sept. 12-13) Chico’s air […]

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Not just needles

Following a legal settlement that stopped the Northern Valley Harm Reduction Coalition (NVHRC) from distributing sterile syringes in mid-August, volunteers from the organization continue to show up at Humboldt Park each Sunday to provide what […]

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Students vacating Chico State

Citing “a troubling number of positive COVID-19 cases on campus,” Chico State President Gayle Hutchinson has canceled in-person classes and ordered the closure of university housing. Hutchinson made the announcement Sunday (Aug. 30), six days […]

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Back to schooling online

Just before spring break this past March, when school districts across Butte County shifted rapidly to remote instruction in response to coronavirus, Caitlin Dalby also made a quick pivot. In her eighth year as a […]

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Disaster County

In early March, as coronavirus started to spread through the Sacramento Valley, Katy Thoma remained optimistic. She understood the gravity of the situation—Butte County officials had recently declared both a local emergency and a local […]

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Anatomy of a surge

This is an update of previous story published on July 14, 2020. In early spring, health officials and providers across California braced for a flood of coronavirus patients. Spread of the disease elsewhere—such as New […]

Arts & Culture

  • “That’s the beauty of music. They can’t get that from you. … There’s something inside that they can’t get to, that they can’t touch. That’s yours.”—Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins), The Shawshank Redemption Jenise Coon was [...]
  • One of the many cruel realities of sheltering in place during the coronaviruspandemic is the fact that, while many artists have had more time at home and in studios, the galleries and cafes that normally [...]
  • At 23 years old, Marco Arreguin manages four ice cream shops in Chico and one in Yuba City. La Flor de Michoacán Paletería y Neveria is his family’s business, which started in 2012 with one [...]
  • We live in this naturally beautiful place where creative exploration and having a good time can become a way of life. The Butcher Shop, for me, is the ultimate celebration of that, where Chico’s extended [...]
  • And then the smoke rolled in. Is it possible to add the wildfire and presidential election seasons to the flaming pile of 2020 and still come out on the other end sane? I feel like [...]

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