Behind the lines

Even before Russian forces invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, the mainstream media set its 24/7 news cycle on covering the conflict. However, that cycle often focuses on only the biggest news stories shuffled on repeat, […]

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 […]

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 […]