Issue: December 17, 2015
Good morning, readers!
What happens when we die? For those of us who can't afford a funeral, or
even a burial, the county steps in. In our feature story this week, we look
at indigent deaths in Butte County in light of three recent deaths of local
In other news: We break down--and weigh in on in an editorial--what
happened with the shooting of an unarmed civilian by a police officer in
Paradise; we check in on Tim Crews, the dogged newspaper reporter/publisher
in Glenn County who's getting death threats over an editorial decision; and
Arts Devo laments the loss of another Chico institution--the Graduate.
Mark your calendars: This evening, from 5-7 p.m. at the Bidwell Bar & Grill
(at Bidwell Park Golf Course), the CN&R Foundation--the CN&R's nonprofit
arm--will be the beneficiary of a wine-tasting event. Editor Melissa
Daugherty will be out there pouring glasses, so stop by and say hello!
Till next week,
Meredith J. Cooper, associate editor