Butte County Newswire

Butte County Newswire

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  1. Racing returns FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... Speedway is returning Friday night for Points Race No. 12. With it, the track is also welcoming in some of Butte county's finest. Along with a full slate of racing, the Butte County Sheriff's Search and Rescue team will be holding a “Fill the ...

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  2. Green waste disposal ends soon for Butte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    ... cover for the landfill. He and a partner Tuesday explained the problems the landfill is experiencing to the Butte County Board of Supervisors, as the waste management division asked for direction from the board. Most people in Butte County put ...

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  3. Athlete Committed program aims to stop underage drinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    One night of drinking can erase two weeks of athletic training. That is one of the messages of the local Athlete Committed program, a project of Butte County Behavioral Health, which is in place at three high schools in Butte County.

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  4. Mosquito spraying planned Thursday night in Richvale, Thermalito and Nelson areasRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes is planned 8-11 p.m. Thursday night in the Richvale, Thermalito and Nelson areas, by the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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  5. Butte County will continue lawsuit against Mechoopda casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> Butte County isn't budging in its pursuit of stopping a new casino at the intersection of Highway 99 and Highway 149, even after a federal judge ruled in favor of the Mechoopda Indian Tribe of the Chico Rancheria. Tuesday, the Butte County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to continue the legal action against the tribe.

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  6. Foothill air quality Thursday forecast to be unhealthy for someRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Air pollution is forecast to reach a level Thursday in Paradise and the foothills that will be unhealthy for some people, according to the Butte County Air Quality Management District. The forecast is that the air quality will be unhealthy for “sensitive groups” - children, the elderly, and those with heart or lung disease - and they should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion.

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  7. 100 years ago...Rumored Walker timber interests are to buy Diamond Match timberRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

    ... Further, it is claimed that the long-talked-of railroad connection between Plumas county and this city via the Butte County railroad, is to become a reality and that the Walkers or the Southern Pacific company, which latter owns the Butte county ...

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  8. Couples find hope, understanding with Infertility Support GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... its treatments and what it means for their dreams of creating a family. Thanks to two Chico women, couples in Butte County now have a safe space to go to for advice, answers, support and encouragement: Enloe Medical Center's Infertility Support ...

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  9. Election: Butte County pot initiative on the ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mercury-Register

    A technician records the meeting as the Butte County Board of Supervisors Steve Lambert, Larry Wahl, Bill Connelly, Doug Teeter and Maureen Kirk, decide whether to approve a marijuana initiative Tuesday or to send it to the voters on the November ballot. The Butte County Board of Supervisors sent an initiative by pot proponents to the November ballot with a 4-1 vote shortly after noon Tuesday.

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  10. Mosquito spraying planned Wednesday night in Gridley areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes is planned 8-11 p.m. Wednesday night in the Gridley and East Gridley areas, by the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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  11. Meeting on managing groundwater ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Chico Enterprise-Record

    An interactive discussion about groundwater management is planned 9-11 a.m. Thursday at Feather River Tribal Health, 2145 Fifth Ave. in Oroville. Michael Harty of Kearns and West, who has been working with the Butte County Department of Water and Resource Conservation, will facilitate the meetings.

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  12. Driver avoiding cat causes power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRCR

    A large power outage left more than 1,600 customers in the dark overnight in Butte County, after a vehicle crashed into a power pole. Oroville police said it happened just before 1 a.m. Tuesday in the 2500 block of South 5th Avenue in Oroville.

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  13. Mosquito spraying planned Tuesday night south from OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Mercury-Register

    Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes is planned 8-11 p.m. Tuesday night in the South Oroville, Palermo, Pacific Heights and Honcut areas, by the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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  14. Fire along Honey Run Road nears full containmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Mercury-Register

    Chico >> A vegetation fire near the Skyway east of Chico has burned about 22 acres since Friday, and was not yet fully contained Monday morning, firefighters said. The Golf Fire, which sparked Friday afternoon after a big rig became entangled with power lines on Skyway near the lower end of Honey Run Road, was about 80 percent contained at 10:20 a.m. Monday, Cal Fire-Butte County said.

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  15. Police recover 3 stolen vehicles, arrest three suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | KRCR

    ... a third appeared to have been recently occupied since the engine was still running. Robert Secrest was sent to Butte County after the first vehicle was spotted at 1545 Park Avenue. Two juveniles were sent to Butte County Juvenile Hall for the second ...

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  16. Butte County Supervisors to decide next step on pot initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> Pot proponents lost in the June election, but that hasn't stopped them from getting another initiative before the Butte County Board of Supervisors. The board will have to make a decision on the initiative Tuesday, along with mulling over an extension on a tax in Gridley and Biggs, increasing salaries for position in human resources and providing direction on green waste disposal at the dump.

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  17. Woman arrested after allegedly ramming carRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... with a deadly weapon with injury, battery, and resisting or obstructing an officer, and was booked into the Butte County Jail in Oroville. According to the release, drugs have not been ruled out in this incident. Anyone with information is asked to ...

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  18. Mosquito spraying planned Monday night across south ChicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Fogging to kill adult mosquitoes is planned 8-11 p.m. Monday night in the Dayton Road and Paseo Companeros areas, by the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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  19. Evacuations, road closures lifted on Honey Run RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Mercury-Register

    ... Skyway in south Chico. The fire had burned 12 ares and is 25 percent contained as of 7:30 p.m., said Cal Fire-Butte County spokesperson Mary Anne Aldrich. The fire is a flare-up from an earlier fire Friday afternoon that burned four acres after a ...

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  20. Biz Bits: A month away means missing a lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    ... Yuba City a few years back, and Chico's is the second. I know for a fact at least three owners live in Chico or Butte County, and several were Chico State University students. Maybe the mistake is actually a compliment because the interior, products ...

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