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 […]


Pandemic effect

By Jackie Botts for CalMatters CalMatters is an independent public journalism venture covering California state politics and government. For more info, visit In the five years before the pandemic, low-income Californians had begun to […]


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 […]


Treading water

The day before Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a statewide lockdown in March, Josh Mills told the employees at his downtown shop The Bookstore to apply for unemployment. He’d decided to close temporarily, anticipating that the […]

Arts & Culture

Where are you?

As we get close the end of this trying year, how would you answer these questions? “Have you changed physically? Mentally? Is your mind going in another direction?” For its current juried exhibition, Selfie 2020, […]

No Picture

Covid update: Nov. 10

Against a backdrop of rising rates of new coronavirus cases in the U.S. and locally, Butte County Public Health announced Tuesday (Nov. 9) the local deaths of both a young adult and an elderly resident […]