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
For years, Orland officials have wanted high-speed Internet for the city, but believed they did not have the fiberoptics needed for it.
It turns out city businesses have had it available since 2004 through Comcast, according to Gary Campbell.
Campbell chairs the Orland Economic Development Commission and has worried about Interne
Orland officials are working to get more rail service to area business and trying to connect companies with financing firms, but do not have a direct marketing campaign in place.
City Manager Pete Carr updated the Orland Economic Development Commission on his views of the business climate on Tuesday night.
He said the city is wor
Sanctuary hosts hoe down
The Farm Sanctuary will host its Country Hoe Down Saturday at Sunday, 19080 Newville Road, Orland.
Tickets are $75 for adults and $40 for children 3-12.
The event will offer vegan food, sanctuary time with hundreds of rescued farm animals, hayrides, cooking demonstration, barn dancing, and
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
Orland's preliminary General Fund budget for 2013-14 will be reviewed Monday by the City Council, and a possible increase in water and sewer rates.
"This will be a challenging year for revenues," City Manager Peter Carr said on Wednesday. "They are not increasing the way we hoped."
Property taxes remain low, he said, because real
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
When is a powder puff not a dainty little thing one uses when applying talcum to help stay dry?
When the pedal is to the metal and it’s charging right at you with eight cylinders-a-firing.
The destruction derby is nothing new to the Glenn County Fair, but Saturday's derby also gives the ladies a chance to join in the metall
A three-run fourth inning by the home team busted open a 1-1 ballgame and the Braves from Hamilton High were beaten by those from Modoc 4-1 in Alturas on Tuesday.
The loss knocked seventh-seeded Hamilton (9-13-1) from the Division V playoffs, while No. 2 Modoc (23-5) advanced to play sixth-seeded Quincy on Thursday.
A suicide squeeze by Adolfo Diaz scored Andrew Shippelhoute from third base in the first inning of the Hamilton High baseball team’s 8-1 semifinal victory Tuesday against Etna set the tone for the rest of the afternoon.
In a rematch of last season’s Northern Section Division IV championship game, which Hamilton won 1-0, the N
Effective with the 2013-14 season, forfeits in high school wrestling will no longer count toward a wrestler’s daily match limit.
Currently, wrestlers are limited by rule to five matches in one day.
This change was made by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Wrestling Rules Committee at its recen
Tony Richards won the sprint car main event ahead of Dave Emery Saturday at the Orland Speedbowl, and took control of the season points lead.
Richards has 35 points, while Emery is tied for second with Kenny Webber, who finished third on Saturday.
Rick Shires won the hobby stock main event ahead of points leader Garrett Agnew and
Use of electronic calls out of season?Question: I was wondering if it is legal to use electronic calls for animals and birds out of season for things such as bird watching or scouting? I have heard yes and no from different people, so I want to clarify. Also is it even legal to call with non-electronic calls out of season?
To be honest, I’m not away training for a new career, I’m just on vacation.
But when I return it looks like I might have to start working on my new gig. I’m thinking about taking up boxing.
On Wednesday, it was reported that professional boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. will be the highest-earning
A crop duster pilot was injured Wednesday evening when his plane crashed into a field in the Butte City area.
Glenn County Undersheriff Richard Warren said the accident was reported to the Sheriff’s Office around 6:55 p.m.
He said the plane was owned by Jones Flying Service of Biggs and piloted by Ricky Laughlin of Marysvil
Cowboys may be a dying breed, but the ghosts of Orland's western past would feel right at home on Fourth Street.
The Orland Arts Commission unveiled its "Sagebrush and Silence" bronze sculpture on Saturday as a tribute to the city's western heritage and the early pioneers who shaped the town.
The sculpture, which depicts a cowboy
It will be a mix of old and new this year at the Glenn County Fair.
Along with the usual 4-H and FFA livestock show and junior auction, Butler Amusements returns with its carnival rides, and entertainers will grace the stages at the fairgrounds in Orland.
The Fair officially kicks of Thursday with a flag ceremony at the main gate
By Monica Vaughan
Colusa County Sun-Herald
A proposed Senate bill would add a $75 fee to real estate documents processed at the county to fund support for affordable housing through the state Department of Housing and Community Development.
The legislative counsel called the California Homes and Jobs Act of 2013 (SB 391)
Fairtime DUI patrols up
Local law enforcement agencies will add patrols during the Glenn County Fair, with specific attention given to impaired drivers.
The Avoid the 6 DUI Task Force announced it will have saturation patrols during the May 16-19 fair.
Orland police Chief JC Tolle, who heads the task force, said pe
A Willows resident was arrested Tuesday for threatening a child with a knife.
Interim Willows police Chief Jason Dahl said James Rodney Coker, 64, reportedly brandished a knife at the girl about 6 p.m. Monday and threatened her with it after she accidentally got in his way at the apartment complex where he resides.
The child was
The Tehama County Sheriff's Department is investigating the deaths of a 7-month-old who died Sunday, and a 13-month-old who died in September.
Lt. Dave Greer said the September death has been confirmed as a homicide, while the cause of the more recent death is still unknown.
It is being called "suspicious," Greer said.