Return to nature

As winter turns to spring and North State residents seek respite from coronavirus confinement, those who visit Bidwell-Sacramento River State Park will find new signs of life during their riparian escape. Two dozen workers from […]


County seeks health, eco assists

Butte County Public Health is recruiting volunteers to help vaccinate the community against COVID-19. Licensed health-care professionals and people without medical training can register through the Disaster Healthcare Volunteer program at (select Butte County). […]


Church bell returns

As an aficionado of historical architecture, Paul Lieberum is no stranger to renovating venerable buildings. Yet, last Saturday afternoon (Dec. 19), he found himself awestruck by what happened at Bethel AME Church. Local contractors have […]


COVID vaccine arrives

Showing no reaction other than self-proclaimed excitement, Dr. James Moore received the first COVID-19 vaccination from the initial batch of vaccine Enloe Medical Center received today (Dec. 17). Moore, an emergency room physician, took a […]


COVID escalates

With the North State already under the strictest prevention orders from California health officials, coronavirus surged in Butte County over the weekend, with 662 new cases reported by the county Department of Public Health since […]


Council pays

The city of Chico agreed to a $50,000 settlement with Mark Herrera, a former park commissioner and City Council candidate, who sued in 2018 after then-Mayor Sean Morgan ordered police officers to remove him from […]


Center of attention

Denise-Judy Johnson has deep roots in South Oroville. It’s where she was raised—where her mother was raised. She was there in the early 1980s when white supremacists spread anti-Black literature at Oroville High School and […]