Issue: December 10, 2015
Good morning, readers!
This week's feature story is all about salmon. The chinook, which spawn
in the Sacramento River and rely on cold water to do so, have had two
bad seasons, to the detriment of fishermen as well as the species. Much
of that has to do with warm water released from Lake Shasta to aid
farmers, something some say is not only wrong but illegal.
In other news: Faculty and staff at Chico State consider a vote of no
confidence in university higher-ups; an organization dedicated to
nonviolence opens a chapter in Chico; two docs weigh in on the so-called
"holiday blues"; and Arts Devo says farewell to a beloved theater
persona in town.
In yet other news: The Keep Chico Weird Talent Show and Art Show are
accepting applications NOW, and only through Dec. 16. For the rules, go
to www.facebook.com/keepchicoweird or send an email to
AND THEN ... The Chico News & Review Foundation, a nonprofit arm
dedicated to funding enterprise and in-depth reporting about important
issues to our communities, is hoping to raise a bit more money by the
end of 2015 to be able to take advantage of a $10,000 bonus donation
through the North Valley Community Foundation. Donations can be made
online atnvcf.org/fund/chico-news-review-foundation or you can write a
check payable to NVCF/CN&R Foundation and mail it to: North Valley
Community Foundation, 240 Main St., Ste. 260, Chico, CA 95928. We do
Until next week,
Meredith J. Cooper, associate editor
With the right kind of eyes you can almost see the high-water mark.
This article was published on 12.10.15