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Regal restoration

Kim Armstrong misses the monarchs. Over the past decade, most notably the past five years—working at Oroville Wildlife Area as a scientist for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), as well as the […]

Local Government

Doing it their way

Chico City Council members, reduced to five by back-to-back resignations late last month, will refill the dais with members they select. That was the decision at Tuesday night’s meeting (July 6), when the conservative majority […]

Local Government

Conservatives: Let it lapse

When homeless advocate Kelli Johnson addressed the Chico City Council during its meeting Tuesday night (June 15), she spoke as heatedly as the temperature outside council chambers. “I’m frankly perplexed we’re having this conversation,” Johnson […]

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Healthy outlook

This feature is part of the CN&R’s June 2021 Business Issue. Brandon Keith has deep roots at Madison Bear Garden. Fifteen years ago, he worked in the kitchen, in view of customers who ordered burgers […]

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Shot at normalcy?

As coronavirus vaccines have grown more widely available to the general public in recent months, health officers across the country set their sites on achieving herd immunity: developing collective protection against COVID-19. Over time, they’ve […]

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Cases down, vaccines up

With COVID-19 rates dropping and much of the region downgraded to California’s orange tier, Butte County Public Health has expanded vaccination eligibility and opportunities. Vaccine clinics are now open to any county resident 16 or […]

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Planning for a future

For the better part of the 21st century, Mark Stemen has immersed himself in the science of climate change and planning responses. He’s spoken often—to his Geography Department students at Chico State, government leaders and […]

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Rally for the climate

Seeking to regain momentum stalled by the pandemic, students and others concerned by climate change will gather tomorrow morning (March 19) outside Chico City Council Chambers as part of a worldwide Fridays For Future protest. […]