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To judges’ delight and difficulty, the CN&R’s short-story contest draws entries of quality in quantity.
This article was published on 03.12.09
Winning works from junior high and high school entrants in the CN&R’s short-fiction contest.
Winning works from the youngest entrants in the CN&R’s short-fiction contest.
Tom DiGiovanni gives a status report on Meriam Park (as well as Doe Mill Neighborhood and Westside Green).
By Evan Tuchinsky
If you want to expand your awareness of the natural world around you, there is no better way than to take a tour with the dean of Chico naturalists, Wes Dempsey.
By Robert Speer
Last year’s clandestine video of animal cruelty at a Chino slaughterhouse and the passage of Proposition 2 have convinced cattlemen that the public misunderstands their industry.
By Sarah Hubbart
With a $9 million shortfall in the CUSD budget, employees could take cutbacks to minimize layoffs.
By Meredith J. Cooper
Butte County is paying more than it should for retirees’ health insurance, grand jurors charge in an extraordinary mid-term report.
Transitional residential facility for homeless veterans loses a federal grant and struggles to stay open.
Department store chain has until March 30 to find a buyer or it will have to liquidate its stores, including one in the Chico Mall.
Enloe and Feather River come out distinctly different in ratings from the California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Taskforce.
Local Sea Shepherd fundraiser highlights the plight of cetaceans.
By Christine G.K. LaPado-Breglia
Oroville Ducks Unlimited chapter’s fund-raising efforts place it in elite group.
Obama gets props for reversing regulations that bastardize the Endangered Species Act.
Conservationists mourn the loss of America’s only known wild jaguar.
For sustainable construction projects, choose toxin-free products.
By Lori Brown
Web site gives consumers the sustainable scoop.
What would former President Eisenhower say about current tax rates? The rich pay too little.
Let Rep. Wally Herger know you’d like to see more community radio stations in the United States.
Chico Beyond War Coalition member asks a compelling question: Why is military spending considered a given?
By Stephen Tchudi
Our always-sharp readers let us know what they think.
Storey Condos talks about theater, fairytales and the flu.
Don’t ask the same old folks how to fix public education when they’re the ones who fouled it up in the first place.
By Anthony Peyton Porter
Creative writing inspired by true stories.
Fiction 59 entries hand-selected by the CN&R’s Editorial boss—in some cases, only by him.
At 90, Paradise artist Lois Cohen still paints every day.
Chico Cabaret pushes the limits with racy Wild Party.
By Katie Booth
Lovin’ Max Infeld, Redding and Chico’s insanely busy arts and music calendar.
By Jason Cassidy
New bio gives fresh insight into the man’s genius.
By Dan Cohen
Unique compilation to benefit children affected by war.
Chico musician bring his original, twisted music to his new double CD.
By Alan Sheckter
The Graduate still delivers one of the best burgers in Chico.
Ambitious hero film is the most glowing example of how the genre has surpassed its comic-book origins.
A quick and easy nugget of film goodness or badness.
By Juan-Carlos Selznick
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