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Profiles in cowardice

Congressman Doug LaMalfa has always been a dull, propaganda-spewing opportunist. He’s the same guy who has lined his own pockets with literally millions of dollars in farm welfare while simultaneously voting to cut food stamps […]

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The Christian civil war

There is a civil war in American Christianity: The Christian Right declaring Trump the Lord’s anointed versus progressive Christians denouncing him. Did Republicans buy the evangelicals or the evangelicals take over the Republican Party? Each […]

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Whom to watch in 2021

Whatever new challenges 2021 has in store for Butte County, there is still a lot of work to do to recover from the wreckage of the previous year. Public health, business, education, housing and the […]

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Vaccines roll out

Butte County Public Health has begun releasing COVID-19 vaccines to high-risk groups in phases and tiers based on federal and state government guidelines. Groups that had been offered vaccinations as of press time include front-line […]

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For the helpers

The North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) is offering tangible thanks to those who help others. Via its COVID-19 Employee Care Grant Program, the NVCF will give out awards—between $100 and $5,000, depending on staff size—to […]

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Sweeps begin

After weeks of uncertainty and months of heated public debate, the city of Chico made good on pledges to step up enforcement against homeless campers Tuesday morning (Jan. 12), as dozens of city workers and […]