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Sunday, January 27, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

'A whole lot of want and need'

Posted: 26 Jan 2008 05:08 PM CST

Matt Jackson spent eight days in Nigeria, Africa last year. He'd do it again in a heartbeat. "The opportunity presented itself .

All About Us: A mature look at teens, parents and communication

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:33 AM CST

So I've been thinking quite a bit about parent-teen relationships, especially with my 18th birthday and my high school graduation looming ominously.

Barack Obama wins South Carolina primary

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:29 AM CST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Barack Obama routed Hillary Rodham Clinton in the racially charged South Carolina primary Saturday night, regaining campaign momentum in the prelude to a Feb.

Corning cleans up at own Invite

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:29 AM CST

CORNING -- Saturday's Corning Invitational wrestling tournament was a huge one in terms of postseason implications, yet everybody was out of the 37-team extravaganza around 7:30 p.

Daily Planner: January 27

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:32 AM CST

Events SNOW GOOSE FESTIVAL: Some 40 bird-related trips across the north valley and free armchair programs at festival headquarters, Chico Masonic Family Center, 1110 W.

Daily Planner: January 28

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:32 AM CST

Community BLOOD DRIVE: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. BloodSource, 555 Rio Lindo Ave., Chico. Must be in generally good health, weigh 110 pounds or more (under 17 years old must have parental consent.

Dave Davies' column: Bias was an unselfish champion

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:33 AM CST

I first met Shawn Bias in February of 2002 at the Northern Section CIF Wrestling Championships in Redding, when as Oroville High's 127-pounder he had three pins, and then a technical fall in the finals to win the section title as a No.

Editorial: An easy call on Prop 91

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:30 AM CST

This is how crazy this initiative system has become: The people who paid big money to get Proposition 91 on the ballot don't even support it.

Editorial: Prop. 92 would add to problem

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:30 AM CST

The latest state budget crisis, of many, proves that ballot-box budgeting usually leads to problems. When the state gets into a financial crunch, such as the $14.

Flagship bird at Snow Goose Festival has 'field day'

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:33 AM CST

The flagship bird of the Snow Goose Festival was sparse for birdwatchers this weekend, but there were plenty other waterfowl to be spotted throughout the Sacramento Valley.

Former Indonesia dictator Suharto dies

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:29 AM CST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Former dictator Suharto, an army general who crushed Indonesia's communist movement and pushed aside the country's founding father to usher in 32 years of tough rule that saw up to a million political opponents

Glimpse of governor not a rarity

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:31 AM CST

I spent all of Wednesday in Sacramento at an annual gathering of publishers and editors. The so-called Governmental Affairs Day featured interesting discussions with legislators about the state budget, term limits, redistricting, health care and all

Letter: Casino proposed for bad spot

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:32 AM CST

It is saddening to see that after many months since the Mechoopda put forth plans for a casino along Highway 149 that they are back again .

Letter: Courtesy essential in park

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:32 AM CST

In Monday's "Tell It to the E-R," a resident complained that during a recent walk in the park, a pack of cyclists came around the corner and told him to move out of their way.

Letter: Fateful Tuesday

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:31 AM CST

On Tuesday, our county Board of Supervisors will decide the fate of Baldwin Contracting's proposed gravel mine operation on farmland by the Sacramento River.

Letter: Find another gravel site

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:32 AM CST

The summary of arguments in Sunday's newspaper about the proposed gravel mine near Chico fairly represented what I heard at the "marathon" Board of Supervisors meeting.

Letter: Gravel mine not evil

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:31 AM CST

No one publicly opposed to the Baldwin/M&T gravel mine has ever said the proposal "is an evil scheme spawned by an out-of-state corporation," as reporter Roger H.

Letter: How could you?

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:32 AM CST

In my professional life, I encourage people to bicycle and be active as part of a healthy lifestyle. There are all sorts of barriers to becoming active which people cite and unfortunately, your paper has given them another.

Letter: Sentence too stiff

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:31 AM CST

I was disappointed to see Gregory Wright's sentence listed as a "hit" in "Hits and misses." When I read in September that Wright could get a life sentence for committing a crime in which no one was actually injured, I was disappointed.

Letter: Time for another recall

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:32 AM CST

The internationally renowned bodybuilder from Austria, who became a motion picture hero in such films as "Conan" and "Kindergarten Cop," became governor of California due to a recall election.

Local Roundup: Butte seizes control of GVC

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:33 AM CST

By knocking off Lassen 89-75 on the road Saturday night, the Butte College women's basketball team locked up the top spot in the Golden Valley Conference.

Local scientists explore Papua New Guinea

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:33 AM CST

Every once in a while a person has a chance to have an adventure. A group of scientists, explorers and white water rafters took that opportunity this summer in Papua New Guinea, in an area called Hargy Caldera in the province of West New Britain.

Most taxpayer rebates could start arriving in mid-May

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:29 AM CST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most taxpayers could expect a rebate of up to $600 starting in mid-May under the economic aid plan set to go through Congress within weeks.

New gizmo brings blessed reversal of fortune

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:31 AM CST

When it comes to building things, repairing things, assembling things, or just about any other behavior or practice that requires the use of tools, I'm pretty much a disaster waiting to happen.

Road closures

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:33 AM CST

The Glenn County Planning and Public Works Agency announced several road closures Saturday night. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution as flooding on roads may occur at any time.

Students named to honor roll at Hooker Oak

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:33 AM CST

The following students at Hooker Oak School earned honor roll grades during the fall semester grading period: Seventh grade — Jacqueline Wong, Austin Gregoire, Jake Houtman, Hannah Mikles, Robert Pantel, Kelsey McLemore-Stein, Josiah

Tipster awarded $10,000

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:33 AM CST

OROVILLE -- A citizen who provided information leading to the arrest of a suspect in the shooting of a Butte County deputy was awarded $10,000 Thursday.

What you should know about Town & Country Humane Society

Posted: 27 Jan 2008 02:33 AM CST

The public may visit Town and Country Humane Society shelter to see animals available for adoption.

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