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Lightning in Butte County not posing fire threat
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:36:54 -0700

A sudden and short-lived storm Tuesday afternoon in Butte County resulted in some lightning, but there were no strikes to spark fire concerns.

Surge in local blazes prompts warning
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:49:52 -0700

BUTTE COUNTY >> Fire activity has increased 55 percent statewide and Cal Fire-Butte County and Caltrans want people to be prepared this fire season.

Money used to train in high-demand Northstate jobs
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:54:37 -0700

Butte College and the Butte-Glenn Career Pathways Consortium (BGCPC) have been awarded a $5.8 million competitive grant by the California Department of Education to help students stay in school and move toward college and employment in high-demand fields in Butte and Glenn Counties.

Search and Rescue fundraiser nearing its end
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:50:46 -0700

OROVILLE >> As Butte County Search and Rescue is nearing the end of its annual fundraising campaign, the Sheriff's Office has received calls from citizens concerned the legitimacy of the agency's efforts.

Steve Carson's 'Outdoors': Butte County Fish and Game Commission meeting
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:10:08 -0700

The Butte County Fish and Game Commission held its quarterly meeting this week in Oroville. A light agenda saw a video presentation about the successful Paradise Lake 2014 kid's fishing day by Jim Passanis of Paradise Irrigation District, who also

Farm briefs: Rice straw for cattle forage, dismal groundwater news, Bill Huffman retires
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 17:35:39 -0700

RICE BURN APPOINTMENTS >> Notices are in the mail reminding rice growers to for appointments with the Butte County Air Quality Management District.

Proposed new county seal became focus of 'dam' debate
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:48:42 -0700

OROVILLE >> Discussion of a new design for the Butte County seal included a dam debate. Casey Hatcher, Butte County program manager, said the reason for replacing the current seal, which features a drawing of buttes, is to create an emblem

Glenn County family wins top prize for display at State Fair
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 17:35:01 -0700

The Salvagno family works hard, taps into their creative talent and knows how to highlight a good thing.

At-Risk Runaway Juvenile From Palermo, CA
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:13:57 -0700

Oroville, Ca--The Butte County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a missing 17 year old boy, Raymond Wickersham. Raymond was reported by his family as a runaway from the Palermo, CA area on July 1, 2014. Raymond took a family vehicle and is believed to be headed to southern California.

Firefighters contain Butte Creek Canyon wildfire
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 02:24:55 -0700

A wildfire burned seven acres in Butte Creek Canyon Thursday afternoon.