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Editorial: Take steps to help salmon through drought
Baby salmon might get a ride down to the ocean this spring. We're not sure who would be more confused by that - them or us.
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Sheriff's deputy attacked injured at Oroville medical call
OROVILLE >> A Butte County sheriff's deputy was allegedly attacked by two men and a dog early Thursday morning when he attempted to take another man into custody during a medical call in Oroville.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Kellgren Senior Apartments open house this weekend
Early next week, about 50 area seniors will start moving in to the newest PEP Housing apartments in Petaluma, the Kellgren Senior Apartments on Wood Sorrell just off North McDowell Boulevard.
Sheriff: Suspect Sent Pit Bull To Attack Deputy
A Butte County Sheriff's deputy was forced to shoot a pit bull that was sent to attack him, the sheriff's office says.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Oroville woman sentenced to state prison in fatal child endangerment case
OROVILLE >> A mother whose 19-month-old girl was found dead in October 2012 was sentenced to state prison Wednesday for child endangerment.
Opponents to Butte marijuana cultivation law deliver petitions
Denice Lessard carries a box of petitions with 12,262 signatures that she hopes will either force the Butte supervisors to rescind a marijuana cultivation ordinance or force the question to go before county voters as a referendum.
California salmon may migrate to ocean by truck
Federal wildlife officials said they will consider a plan to move millions of hatchery-raised salmon by tanker trucks to the ocean if the Sacramento River and its tributaries prove inhospitable due to the drought.
Hunger Walk Saturday helps the homeless in Oroville
Sponsored by the Cooperating Christian Churches of Oroville, 100 percent of the proceeds will go to Feed the People, the Oroville Rescue Mission, Salvation Army and The Hope Center.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Trees honored Thursday when Oroville marks Arbor Day
OROVILLE >> Arbor Day will be celebrated Thursday in Oroville with a special event starting at 10 a.m. at Stanford Avenue School, 1801 Stanford Ave. The public event includes the planting of trees donated by PG&E, the Lake Oroville Area Garden Club, Western Environmental Consulting, and the city of Oroville.
Oroville finance director on leave
OROVILLE >> The finance director for the city of Oroville is currently on administrative leave, but officials will not say why.
The Digger Shopper & News
For this month, it is a business bonanza. Every community is built, to one extent or another, by the businesses in the area that help feed the economy through the jobs that they provide and the impact that these businesses ultimately have on the overall cultural fabric of the communities that they are a part of.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Oroville man takes stand to deny allegations in child sex abuse trial
OROVILLE >> An Oroville man on trial for 24 counts of child sex abuse took the stand in his own defense Monday.
Oroville man missing more than 2 weeks may be outside of Butte County
Efforts to locate 81-year-oldJohn Darwin Chesley are ongoing, but search members have yet to find any clues that may lead them to the Oroville man.
Storms bring more rain water to Lake Oroville
As water from streams continued to flow into the lake on Monday, a few vehicles were able to drive close to the Bidwell Marina walking ramp.
News of Our Past
Courtesy of Chico Museum The Hong-Lee Laundry in Chico's old Chinatown is shown, located on Flume Street between Fifth and Sixth streets.
7 a.m.: Power out in Chico, Durham, Oroville
CHICO >> As of 7 a.m. today, about 7,115 customers were without power in south Chico, Durham, Nelson and Oroville, according to PG&E.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Oroville author immortalizes his two-headed turtle via e-book for children
I'm forwarding a photo to you of a two-headed turtle named Zack and Mack. It's owned by an Oroville man I'll be interviewing by phone sometime this week.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Wheelchair-friendly nature walk of Feather River Canyon offered
A free guided wheelchair-accessible nature walk is planned for Saturday along a Lake Oroville trail prepared for such access.
Death notices for March 8
CORN: Shirley Corn, 79, of Paradise, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Paradise. Arrangements are under the direction of Bidwell Chapel, 342-4291.
Environmental experts search ground under Oroville parking lot, side street
A crew with Cascade Drilling takes dirt samples as technicians with Terra Pacific Environmental Engineering are on hand to test the dirt from beneath the parking lot near the Municipal Auditorium in downtown Oroville Monday.