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Opinions

2020 and beyond

It is said that journalism is the first rough draft of history. And since we suspended our print edition after March 19, a lot of history has been made. The COVID-19 pandemic, the righteous anger […]

Community Essays

Back at the newsstands

By Ronald Angle A warm welcome back to the CN&R’s faithful print readers. Theodore Roosevelt once said, “Free speech, exercised both individually and through a free press, is a necessity in any country where the […]

Community Essays

Doomsday and CN&R’s Plan A

By Ron Angle My father would always warn, “If you have nothing good to say, say nothing.” Unfortunately, his son eventually became a journalist, and as we all know journalists always have something to say. In […]

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Second & Flume

Humbled

Those who’ve read my column or editorials in the CN&R over the years know that I’ve been a fierce defender of programs designed to help people who are struggling. I’ve written many times about perennially […]

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Second & Flume

Bittersweet

I may have been in the middle of feeling sorry for myself when former CN&R staff writer Ashiah Scharaga called to tell me the California News Publishers Association had revealed the results of its annual […]

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Community Essays

COVID-19: A wake-up call

By Ron Angle It is clear now that global society will not be same for decades or more. The current pandemic has changed the way society interacts. For a generation at least, that change will […]

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Letters to the Editor

About your son

Re “Regarding Henry” (Cover story, by Melissa Daugherty, March 19): The CN&R’s cover story presents profound and deeply personal insights into the experience of being a parent of a child with Down syndrome. It’s a […]

Second & Flume

Leave the light on

Each Thursday for the past 13 years, I’ve walked into the CN&R’s office and grabbed a freshly printed issue of Chico’s trusty alternative weekly. Yesterday was different. As I swung around the roundabout at Second […]