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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


Kids in crisis

Over the 12 months that Californians have navigated coronavirus waves, few tacks have brought more backsplash than restrictions on in-person learning. Parents and politicians, notably Republican leaders in the North State, have rallied around fully […]


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 […]