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Butte, Glenn authorities prepare for Labor Day on Sacramento River
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:19:16 -0700

HAMILTON CITY >> Authorities in Glenn and Butte counties are gearing up for Labor Day weekend, but the hope is that an alcohol ban on the Sacramento River and a new "culture" in Chico will keep the usually rowdy holiday tame.

11 human cases of West Nile Virus in Butte County
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:52:31 -0700

The statewide trend of increased cases of West Nile Virus includes Butte County, where 11 people have been confirmed to have contracted the virus, according to the Butte County Mosquito and Vector Control District.

Grading ordinance back on Butte board's agenda
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 22:48:24 -0700

OROVILLE >> Potential changes to the county's grading ordinance and a step toward adopting a new Butte County seal on the supervisors' agenda for Tuesday.

State selling employment office in Oroville
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:37:22 -0700

OROVILLE >> Butte County residents who have been seeking employment-related services from the state including unemployment benefits will be encouraged to go online more as the Oroville office is shut down.

Farm briefs: Farm briefs4-H gears up for new programs, report on almond tree sales
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 17:48:30 -0700

4-H LEADERS NEEDED FOR BUTTE PROGRAMS >> Butte County 4-H is making a push to recruit leaders for upcoming programs.

Gridley man pleads guilty to child pornography
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:44:31 -0700

Vincent Edward Farrell, 33, of Gridley entered a guilty plea in Butte County Superior Court Wednesday, August 13, 2014, to felony charges of possession of over 600 pornographic images of underage children engaged in sexual content.

Crested Butte to be Bud Light's 'Whatever' town
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:29:27 -0700

Some people in normally laid back Crested Butte are not up for "Whatever" - a secretive Bud Light plan to paint their mountain town blue and turn it into a fantasy town for an online and television ad campaign.

Butte police search for man allegedly involved in shooting
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:34:33 -0700

A nationwide manhunt is underway for 37-year-old Luke Andrew Lapinski from California, after Butte-Silver Bow authorities say he shot a 38-year-old Butte man early Friday morning.

Rescue teams still searching for missing woman
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:40:17 -0700

Paradise residents watched as a Butte County Sheriff's Office helicopter landed in the middle of Bille Park Thursday afternoon.

News of our past
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:35:43 -0700

25 years ago 'County studying bankruptcy' OROVILLE — Butte County Administrator Will Randolph is hoping for the best while planning for the worst.