Every boy who has ever padded up to play competitive football knows that it is possible to get hurt or injured during practice or in games.
And there's a very good chance those same boys have been told by at least one coach that there's a difference between playing hurt and playing injured.
It's the dangerous line between "being
The following questions were asked on the state Department of Fish & Wildlife website:
QUESTION: As an avid abalone diver, it is disturbing to see all of the poaching going on. It is also disturbing that when the poachers are caught, they have such large numbers of abalone. Why do the wardens observe individuals poaching tens
New regulations for sturgeon fishing went into effect Tuesday.
The regulations are meant to increase the survival and spawning success of sturgeon caught and released by anglers in California and will support development of data for management of the fishery.
The regulations promote sustainable management of the white sturgeon po
Braves blanked in Gridley
Both the boys and girls Hamilton High soccer teams were kept out of the nets in Gridley on Thursday, as the boys were shut out 4-0 and the girls were defeated 6-0.
The Braves play in Durham on Thursday.
Jr. Trojans win Westside Invite
The Orland High girls soccer team held back juggernaut Pleasant Valley in non-conference action on Thursday afternoon, and while the Lady Trojans suffered a 4-1 defeat, the team took the loss in stride and held their own until the very end.
Junior forward Johana Galvan scored for the Trojans around the 50th minute of the match-up, while
A trio of teams from the tri-county area tipped off Thursday in the last tournament before the beginning of league play, as action began in the 12th annual Corning Shootout.
On the first day of the three-day tourney, Willows High fell to Trinity 54-51; Orland followed with a 46-40 win over Yreka; Corning topped Central Valley 46-32 and A
Let's talk about roses.
Why? Because January is the month to prune your roses and plant bare-root roses. Bare-root plants are taken from the field when they are nearly dormant, stripped of leaves, wrapped in peat moss and plastic, then held in cold storage until they are shipped.
Bare-root roses must be planted before warm weathe
Students planning to pursue careers as farmers, ranchers or in other agricultural occupations may apply for 2013 California Farm Bureau Scholarship Foundation scholarships.
The deadline to submit an application is March 1. Applications are available at www.cfbf.com/programs/scholar.
Applicants must be students who are Farm Bureau
Sams Chapter of the Good Sam Club held its November Campout at Feather Falls Casino KOA in Oroville, with eight member rigs and one guest rig in attendance.
Guests of Bob and Pearl Divine were Ed and Joyce Barnes of Red Bluff.
Friday night, most of the group went to the casino buffet to celebrate Ed Pereira and Bob Divine's birth
The holidays can be a difficult time for families with a history of abuse and violence.
Weeks before Christmas, officials at the new Westside Domestic Violence Shelter in Orland wondered how the five mothers and 11 children temporarily housed there would fare.
Glenn County's first shelter for battered women has only been open 11
Deborah Marie Costilla, 49, of Orland, was arrested at 5:20 p.m. Dec. 31 by Orland police on the 500 block of First Street, on suspicion of driving while under the influence. She was booked into the Glenn County Jail. Bail was set at 3,000.
Steven Acevedo, 20, of Willows, was arreste
New City Manager Peter Carr is up for a pay raise, an item that is scheduled as part of the usually routine consent calendar.
A policy on the use of city vehicles is also on the consent calendar, while the City Council will take up commission appointments and online bill paying for city water customers on Monday.
The meeting begi
The 2012-13 Winter Holiday Avoid the Six DUI Crackdown netted 12 drunken driving arrests - up two from last year.
Law enforcement agencies involved in the campaign reported 10 DUI arrests in 2011-12 during the same period.
The crackdown ran from 12:01 a.m. Dec. 14 through midnight Tuesday and included officers from six law enforc
A 45-year-old Willows man was arrested by the California Highway Patrol about 8:30 p.m. Dec. 28 at the northbound Maxwell Rest Area along Interstate 5 on suspicion of loitering in a bathroom for the purpose of engaging or soliciting lewd or lascivious acts.
J. Refugio Valenzuela Valdez was arrested in the men's bathroom of the rest area
It appears Glenn County supervisors will save some money in hiring outside counsel to work with them on the Dwayne Stewart appeal.
The board hired attorney Robert Hunt, of Hunt and Jeppson in Roseville, Wednesday to handle the appeal procedure negotiations in the case.
Hunt works with Glenn County's insurance carrier, Golden Stat
Watch for new stop signs
Orland officials say new stop signs are up at several busy intersections in town and motorists should be on the alert for them.
Last week, signs were installed at Marin and Chapman streets and South and Marin streets near C.K. Price Middle School and at Yolo Street and Woodward Avenue near the Glen
Former Los Molinos High School teacher Thomas Crook was recognized Wednesday for 50 years in freemasonry at the Orland Laurel Masonic Lodge No. 245 in Orland.
District Inspector Jim McKasson of the Paradise lodge and Worshipful Master Larry Donnelley presented Crook with his 50-year member's pin in a public Grand Honors ceremony.
The Tuesday runoff between Republican Assemblyman Jim Nielsen and Democrat Michael "Mickey" Harrington may not be on the forefront of the public's consciousness, but turnout is expected to be higher than election officials first predicted.
The two men are challenging to fill the vacated seat of Doug LaMalfa's District 4 Senate seat. LaMa
From Richvale farmer to Washington politician, Rep. Doug LaMalfa is now an official member of the 113th Congress of the United States.
LaMalfa, R-Richvale, representing the state's First Congressional District, took the oath of office in the chambers of the United States House of Representatives. House Speaker John Boehner administered t
The merger of the Glenn County Human Resource and Health Services agencies will move forward with the goals of saving the county money and streamlining services.
Supervisors approved the consolidation Wednesday on a 4-1 vote, with Supervisor Steve Soeth dissenting.
This follows almost four years of discussion of its merits, and a
The Orland Art Center has gone wild this month with the arrival of waterfowl and fish lining its walls.
They are not real, of course, but the life-like images provide stunning detail of wildlife in the field.
"Wildlife Wonders II" runs through Jan. 26 at the gallery, 732 Fourth St.
Nationally known wildlife artists Sherri
CDFW partnering with International Sportsmens Exposition
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will participate in the annual International Sportsman Exposition (ISE) at Cal Expo in Sacramento from Jan. 10-13. The event is the largest outdoor sportsmens show of its kind in Northern California. Fisheries and wildli
The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) has selected Wildlife Officer Mitch Carlson as the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's (CDFW) Wildlife Officer of the Year for 2012.
Each year, NWTF honors a California wildlife officer who serves as an outstanding example of its mission on behalf of wild turkeys, turkey hunting and wil
Varsity Girls Basketball
Bear River 60, Hamilton 20
The Lady Braves had a grizzly time in Bear River on Saturday, falling to 6-7 on the season and remaining 1-1 in the Sacramento Valley League.
Hamilton played in Live Oak on Tuesday, visits Esparto on Thursday and returns home Friday to take on Wheatland.