By Rick Longley
Bidding was quick and the 4-H and FFA projects of local youth sold within minutes at Saturday's Junior Livestock Auction.
The event got underway at noon in the Brawley Ring with the first lot, a market swine, consigned by Branden Murry of Willows FFA, selling his hog for 4.25 a pound.
Antique cars, fair royalty, fire trucks, dancing flies and also dancing horses entertained onlookers Saturday as they watched the 97th Glenn County Fair Parade in Orland.
People lined both sides of Fourth Street and the route down Yolo Street to see the event sponsored by the Orland Area Chamber of Commerce.
Grand Marshal Olga Pe
Ten Glenn County educators were inducted into the Glenn County Educator's Hall of Fame on Saturday for their contribution to the field.
Inductees and their relatives gathered in Flaherty Hall for the early morning ceremony before catching a vintage "yellow limousine," to ride in the Glenn County Fair Parade.
It was the 34th year
A Roseville attorney has determined that very little legal authority exists to satisfy completely the tug-a-war over the Willows City Council agenda.
However, Robert Hunt, of Hunt and Jeppson, said that existing state law ultimately grants authority to the city manager and mayor to place matters on the agenda.
Hunt prepared the o
Life jacket trade-in slated
Old, worn, or sun-bleached lifejackets can be exchanged for a new, U.S. Coast Guard-approved type III life jackets at the Buckhorn Campground at Black Butte Lake on May 24.
This program is sponsored by the California Department of Boating and Waterways.
For information including how to p
The 97th Glenn County Fair Parade wove some small town magic through the streets of downtown Orland Saturday.
Following the theme "Saluting Our Heroes," the entrants wore their best smiles and waved to an appreciative crowd.
As they presented the colors, everyone rose to join Orland Girls Scouts in r
The idea of building a railway system between Humboldt Bay and the upper Sacramento Valley has been around for a long time.
A group from Eureka, the Land Bridge Alliance, met with city and county officials and private individuals on May 15 in Red Bluff to promote that idea anew.
Alliance board member Bob Martin of Red Bluff is th
By Rick Longley
Glenn County is joining other California counties in trying to protect walnut growers from crop theft.
The board introduced an ordinance Tuesday that calls for walnut sellers to have bills of sale or proof of ownership before selling a crop.
It likely will be passed on a secon
By Monica Vaughan
Two hundred bicycle riders and support crew popped up tents in the field behind Williams High School on Friday night on the end of the second day of a tour that raises funds for local HIV and AIDS services.
NorCal AIDS Cycle, an annual four-day event, leads volunteers on a 330-mile
The fifth inning between Hamilton and Fall River for the Northern Section Division IV title didn’t feel any different than any of the others – at least not when it started.
The same warm summer sun beat down on the Shasta College diamond, with the same dead air, the same players and coaches, the same crowd. It all seemed very
Jacob Candelaria won the varsity boys shot put at the Northern Section Division III finals Friday at Shasta High with a throw of 44 feet, 5 inches and advanced to the section finals.
Candelaria will compete again Friday at West Valley and his brother, Trevor Candelaria, qualified as an alternate after taking second place with a throw of
Elementary school students ran, jumped and threw their way to glory and the thrill of competition at the recent Glenn County Elementary Track Meet.
In addition to the Glenn County schools, students from Princeton and Stonyford in Colusa County competed.
Ivan Esponsa of Princeton Elementary (10-year old division) and Osavaldo Garc
Cameron Pollack is no different than most 8-year-old boys.
A couple times a week the Corning resident dons his Marlins uniform and heads over to Estil Clark Park to play in the city’s little league Farm division, where he hones his diamond talents while receiving instruction from his coaches, whom he also bats against.
It was the Providence Christian varsity track and field athletes’ day in the sun on Friday, but also a promising glimpse into the future for the program.
The Lions finished 11th as a team in the varsity girls division (20.25 points), and 16th in the boys division (6 points) at the Northern Section Division IV meet held at West Vall
A Hamilton City teen will again represent the county after winning the coveted Miss Glenn County title during the opening night of the fair.
Jazmin Villa dazzled a panel of judges Thursday to earn the crown.
The 18-year-old beauty gave a tearful speech about Alzheimer's disease, and the grandparents who lost their precious memori
The Glenn County Fair opened Thursday to cotton candy, corn dogs, beauty queens, livestock shows and magicians.
The 97th exposition kicked off its four-day run by honoring veterans and giving fairgoers a memorable first impression as they entered the gates.
"I like that they have the flags up, and I love the fountain," said Jane
The Willows swimming pool doesn't open for three more weeks, but raising money to keep the pool open another season has begun.
Service organizations, businesses and individuals have teamed with Willows Recreation Director Carol Lemenager to keep the pool open another season without public funding.
"Carol has done so much for this
It's been five months since three former Willows councilmen stepped off the dais at City Hall.
Tuesday's City Council meeting, however, was the first time Mayor Jeff Cobb was able to get Vince Holvik, Jim Yoder and Gary Hansen together under one roof to thank them publicly for their service.
It has been a tradition in Willows to
Swim team sign-ups Tuesday
The Willows Hydro Jets swim team will hold sign-ups from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday at Round Table Pizza, 1237 W. Wood St., Willows.
The swim season will begin June 3 with head coach Amy Leonardo, and will conclude Aug. 4.
The five days per week program costs $150; the two day per week course,
An Orland woman escaped injury Monday when her car was struck by another vehicle near the intersection of County roads E and 200.
The California Highway Patrol said Karen Berry, 50, had stopped at the intersection around 12:45 p.m. and was going through the intersection in her 2000 Acura and into the path of a 2007 Ford driven by Gary Ep
Glenn County supervisors will consider ordinance to provide proof of ownership of nut crops in the county at their Tuesday board meeting.
Agricultural Commissioner Jim Donnelly is seeking an addition to the county code that would establish a walnut buying period, and would require verifying ownership of the
By Cathy Wilson
For Tri-County Newspapers
Every Easter I look forward to my son's traditional gift, an Easter lily plant wrapped in colorful foil.
He worries that I will tire of them and my response is always "NEVER!"
I carefully place it on my dining table where it becomes the center piece to be enjoyed for the h
Join Tehama County Farm Bureau at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Farm Bureau office at 275 Sale Lane, for the Giant Pumpkin Contest kickoff.
A local grower will be making a presentation on how to grow a giant pumpkin and providing tips on how to win this year's contest.
Registration for the contest begins after the presentation. There is a
By Monica Vaughan
Volunteers in the Stonyford community are keeping the East Park Reservoir open for recreation after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation closed the lake due to automatic budget cuts from federal sequestration.
Colusa County Supervisor Gary Evans found out East Park Reservoir was closed wh
In a match-up between two tough competitors, it was how the two teams did the little things that made the biggest impact on Tuesday.
With Corning High holding a scant 1-0 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning the Lady Cardinals went small with three-straight bunts - none of which resulted in an out - and added three insurance runs for a