The Willows High girls basketball team jumped out to a 10-0 advantage in the first quarter at home on Tuesday and never trailed in a 61-42 victory over Orland.
The Lady Honkers (3-2) shot well from the field, with three players finishing in double figures and a fourth finishing just a bucket short. They were able to penetrate the Trojans
New technologies have greatly changed the college recruiting process, and Ron Hayes from NSR Sports Recruiting is presenting a free information seminar on what athletes and parents need to do to help their child play sports at the collegiate level.
The seminar is being held Sunday at 1 p.m. at Round table Pizza in Orland. The 30-45 minut
Ruth M. Dado
Ruth M. Dado, 88, of Willows, died Dec. 5, 2013, in Chico. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of F.D. Sweet & Son Mortuary, 114 N. Shasta St., Willows.
Richard T. Ramsey
Richard T. Ramsey, 68, of Willows, died Nov. 29, 2013, in Chico. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of
Willows Intermediate School Band Concert and Bake Sale fundraiser, 6 p.m., 1145 W. Cedar St.
Willows Rotary Club meeting, 12:15 p.m., Old 99 Steakhouse, 610 S. Tehama St., Willows.
Glenn County Patriots and Corning Patriots meeting, 6 p.m., Senior Center, 1015
This week in history. Compiled from the archives of the Glenn Transcript and other local newspapers.
125 years ago
Those who complain of muddy roads now ought to allow their memories to go back no longer than 10 years ago, when roads were almost impassable. Northern Colusa County now has as fine of roads as can be f
John A. Talmadge, 27, of Orland, was arrested by the Glenn County Sheriffs Department at 4:15 p.m. Dec. 5, in the 4,000 block of County Road G, on suspicion of taking a vehicle without owners consent, vehicle theft and receiving stolen vehicle. He was booked into the Glenn County Jail. Bail was set at $20,000
Willows rings in the holidays
The chamber of commerce hosted the Christmas Parade on Saturday. The parade was followed by a tree-lighting ceremony and an appearance by Santa. The festivities were a perfect way to start the holiday season.
The chamber also sponsored the Christmas Craft Fair, which p
Willows was aglow Saturday, thanks to the variety of brightly lit holiday floats that paraded through the downtown.
Hundreds of people lined the streets for the annual light parade, most bundled up in hats, coats and mittens on a very cold, but clear evening.
"The parade was good," said Trinity Knepper, 12, who was in Willows on
After months of outrage from teachers, employees and the public over a $1.2 million budget deficit, the Orland Unified School District voted unanimously Friday to dismiss the superintendent.
Chris von Kleist was ousted from his job at the end of the day on Friday, although little was said by school officials to appease a crowd of about 2
A former Glenn Medical Center doctor, charged last week in connection with a federal drug sting at his Colusa office, was found dead Friday inside his running car in a garage near his home in Princeton.
Dr. Andrew Larsen and his son were arraigned Dec. 4 in federal court on charges they supplied drug dealers and had an arsenal of weapons
Speaking at the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday was almost like coming home for author Steven Callan.
It had been one of his favorite places as a boy, when he visited the refuge with his father, Wally, who was the Glenn County Fish and Game warden officer from 1960 to 1972.
Like his father, Callan spent a lifetime
North State Assemblyman and Chief Republican Whip Dan Logue, R-Loma Rica, announced Monday he will be introducing legislation which, when approved by the Legislature, will place a $5.8 billion water bond along with Area of Origin protection for the North State on the November, 2014 ballot.
There is currently a broader water bond that wil
For more than 20 years, the Orland Rotary Club has been collecting toys for the children of Orland who might otherwise have no presents at Christmas.
Named after long-time Rotarian Vern Bruce, the Vern Bruce Toys For Kids Program, is in full swing all over Orland, as brightly-colored and decorated barrels beckon shoppers to share some of
The Willows Museum will host its annual Christmas open house from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. Bring a plate of your favorite finger food to share.
The Mennonite Youth Choir will sing at 5:15 p.m. and a Blue Grass ensemble will play at 6:15 p.m.. Everyone is invited to come. This is a free event. The museum is at 336 W. Walnut St.
The Glenn County Fairgrounds in Orland will come alive with the sights and sounds of Christmas as the 10th annual Avenue of Lights Holiday Drive-Thru gets underway on Dec. 18. The spectacular event, hosted by the Orland Historical and Cultural Society, will run from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. nightly through Dec. 22. The cost is $10 per car load of people. P
The Willows Rotary Club picked up trash on Thursday along Wood Street. The annual Rotary trash clean-up day is part of the “Don’t Trash California” campaign. Motorists are urged to become more aware of how they contribute to litter, and CalTrans reminds drivers that highway littering carries fines up to $1,000, which are enforc
The Friends of the Willows Public Library will hold its fourth annual Christmas Raffle drawing on Tuesday.
This year, the Friends are offering 72 prizes, generously donated by 47 donors, said Chairman Brian Ramos.
Among the prizes are gift certificates for goods and services, Tupperware, gift baskets, featuring locally-grown prod
Saturday's craft show in Stonyford drew more than a dozen vendors and quite a few patrons.
The annual event raises money for the Community Hall Association to help maintain the small town's central gathering place for Stonyford events.
"It's also just for fun," said Zoe Brandenberger, who worked in the kitchen with Barbara Leach.
The Glenn County Board of Supervisors said good-bye to another longtime employee.
Pat Auser, affectionately known to many at the Health and Human Services Agency as "the Queen" is retiring at the end of the year after nearly 30 years in service to the citizens of Glenn County.
Auser started out in 1987 as an account clerk in the
James "Buck" Ward will serve as president of the Willows Unified School District board in 2014.
Ward took over leadership of the school board from outgoing President Alex Parisio on Thursday.
Trustee Michelle Knight will serve her first term as vice president.
Ward, whose term expires in 2016, was elected to the board in
The 2013 Glenn County Toys for Tots campaign is in full swing.
The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program has been in existence for over 66 years and has distributed millions of toys to millions of needy children, said Willows Police Chief Jason Dahl, who helped organize the event this year for the Willows and Orland police depa
Winter is still 10 days away, but the western foothills of Glenn and Colusa counties saw their first snow of the season on Friday.
The cold snap also brought a few flurries mixed with rain to Orland and Corning, but not the measurable amount needed to stick to the ground.
Although the sun was bright on Saturday, near freezing tem
As president and leading board member of The Orland Girls Softball League, I would like to extend a warm and sincere handshake to the members of the City Council. On Nov. 16, the City Council approved O.G.S.L.'s conversion of the Northwest section of Spence Park to a softball field.
I believe our biggest ally was Joe Fenske. His strong l
A Colusa doctor faces possible discipline because of the death of a 3-year-old patient in 2011.
The California Medical Board requested that Dr. Lawrence M. Highman's license be revoked or suspended. Highman is accused by the Medical Board of engaging in repeated negligent acts contributing to the youth's death from complications followin
Just as NASCAR begins its season with its biggest race — the Daytona 500 — high school wrestlers from far and wide converged on Orland High on Saturday for the Doc Peterson Tournament, one of the premier tournaments in northern California.
The host Trojans ran away with the team title, with their 219 team points far out-dista