Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

Daily listing of Enterprise-Record stories

3:20 p.m. — Further evacuations ordered as fires rage

Posted: 23 Jun 2008 05:21 PM CDT

CONCOW — One of the 24 fires burning in Butte County is burning back toward Concow, and further evacuations have been ordered.


Posted: 23 Jun 2008 09:24 PM CDT

7 p.m.: Fire conditions update Latest information from the Concow fire fronts indicates two remote fires have burned together north of Concow and have blackened 1,000 acres.

7:30 p.m.: Lightning fires briefs

Posted: 23 Jun 2008 09:40 PM CDT

Information in Magalia, Yankee Hill A representative from Butte County will be at the parking lot of the Holiday Market in Magalia, 14001 Lakeridge Circle, 7 a.

Camelot couple decides to stay put, but readies to leave

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 02:10 AM CDT

CONCOW — Camelot residents Rick and Karen Simmons have packed important papers, photographs and antiques they "can't part with" as they wait to see if the fire will head toward their home.

Chester man pleads not guilty in homicides

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:34 AM CDT

QUINCY — An 18-year-old Chester man officially pleaded not guilty to charges in the homicides in May of his former girlfriend and a teen from Willows she was dating.

Chico man arrested on drug, firearms charges

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:34 AM CDT

CHICO — Officers with the Chico Police Department's Street Crimes Unit arrested a Chico man on a number of drug and firearms charges.

Daily Planner: June 24

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:35 AM CDT

Community JUDGMENT WORKSHOP: How to do your own divorce; family support issues. Service of Butte County Superior Court.

Daily Planner: June 25

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:35 AM CDT

Events SUMMER SPEAKER SERIES: 7-8:30 p.m. Lake Oroville State Recreation Area Visitor Center, 917 Kelly Ridge Road.

Divers find no survivors in ferry that capsized during typhoon

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:34 AM CDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Divers managed to get inside an upside-down ferry Tuesday but found only bodies and no survivors three days after the vessel capsized during a powerful typhoon with more than 800 people aboard, officials said.

Ed Anderson's column 'Tee to Green': McLean and Company win Bidwell Member/Guest Tournament

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 02:11 AM CDT

Elsie McLean, Dee Thacker, Mimi Mitchell and Loraine Menchen teamed up to take first place in the Bidwell Women's Golf Club Four Person Member/Guest 6-6-6 Tournament with a score of 115.

Editorial: Venture Island is a promising idea

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:36 AM CDT

Later this week, an interesting experiment comes to a close, or at least concludes the first chapter.

Flyers get the big hits in victory over Outlaws

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 02:11 AM CDT

FULLERTON — Establishing themselves as a credible threat to hurt opponents with extra-base hits, practically a necessity in a batter-friendly realm like the Golden Baseball League, continues to be difficult for the Chico Outlaws.

Forest Ranch charter school seeks more students

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:34 AM CDT

CHICO — Facing a deadline just a few days off, a group trying to start a charter school in Forest Ranch is looking for a few more students.

Help available for Humboldt, Ophir fire victims

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:34 AM CDT

Here are some services available to those who were victims of the Ophir or Humboldt fires: Victims' services and referrals These resources can inform victims of services and assistance available to them: The American Red Cross will continue its

InnerView: Leanne Cronquist's focus is rescued farm animals

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:36 AM CDT

ORLAND — Inseparable, Wayland and Bonnie spend their days in the shade of a huge tree. "They are like husband and wife," said Leanne Cronquist, who knows the two donkeys quite well.

Letter: Budget cuts would be devastating

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:36 AM CDT

Last week E-R writer Larry Mitchell compared Assemblyman Doug La Malfa and Sister Marti McCarthy's positions on our governor's proposed budget cuts.

Letter: Citizens pay dearly for Democrats' ideas

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:36 AM CDT

Wow the Democrats are the true party of America ideals and American interests. During the Democrat campaign they basically told two states that their votes for that woman Hillary counted nothing or maybe one half a vote.

Letter: Families mend at the well

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:36 AM CDT

The Well Ministry of Rescue's Sarah Home For Women is so very thankful for the gracious and generous giving of a local organization called Soroptimist International of Chico.

Letter: Gay marriage full of faults

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:36 AM CDT

If the country is determined to consider legal sanction of gay marriage, we must then rely on the silly notion that it is beneficial to separate sex from child-bearing, that every intimate urge deserves respect and fulfillment, and that males and

Letter: Hard work put many at ease

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:36 AM CDT

I have never felt the urge to "Tell It to the E-R" until after the Humboldt Fire. My soon-to-be mother-in-law is a resident of Paradise.

Letter: Let people in on salary secrets

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:36 AM CDT

We are watching the corporatization of our local government. We have inappropriate bonds between private business and the city staff we trust to oversee our public business.

Letter: Many chip in to help animals

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:36 AM CDT

We have observed that at times of crisis people do exceptional things in support of one another. In some casesthese efforts and our abilities to acknowledge them become lost in the chaos of tragic, or potentially tragic events.

Lightning photographers also become firefighters

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:33 AM CDT

MAGALIA — Diane Vesely and her family were standing on their porch overlooking Little Butte Creek Canyon, hoping to get photos of lightning.

Local briefs

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:34 AM CDT

Trial for teen set for Nov. 17 in Grindstone homicide case WILLOWS — A trial date has been set for the 17-year-old Elk Creek youth accused of a December homicide at Grindstone Rancheria.

Man killed when ATV hits tree near Butte Meadows

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:34 AM CDT

BUTTE MEADOWS — A 54-year-old man was killed Saturday morning when the all-terrain vehicle he was riding struck a tree.

Multiple wildfires remain rampant

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 02:10 AM CDT

CONCOW — At least three lightning-caused fires threatened homes and prompted evacuations near Concow Monday, as another 20 or so smoldered away in more remote areas of Butte County.

North Valley Christian Schools honor roll

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:34 AM CDT

ORLAND — The following students at North Valley Christian Schools — Oak Tree Christian School and Providence Christian High School — achieved honor roll grades during the last grading period: Grade seven — Christy

On Foot: Checking on Burney Falls in a dry year

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 12:35 AM CDT

McARTHUR-BURNEY FALLS MEMORIAL STATE PARK — Our hopes of a beautiful, lush waterfall weren't dashed June 14 when we visited magnificent Burney Falls.

Outlaws Notebook: Outlaws utilize flexibility in infield rotations

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 02:11 AM CDT

FULLERTON — Injuries and a commitment to versatility have helped stir the pot in the Chico Outlaws' constant mixing and matching of the starting infield this year.

Shootout verdict reached

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 02:10 AM CDT

OROVILLE — A Butte County jury Monday acquitted a man of two murder charges, stemming from a fatal drug-related shootout in 2006 at an Oroville motel.

Sidelines: Wildcat volleyball signs two players

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 02:11 AM CDT

Chico State volleyball coach Cody Hein has announced the signing of two more players for the upcoming 2008 season.

Some evacuees hole up at elementary school

Posted: 24 Jun 2008 02:10 AM CDT

OROVILLE — Surrounded by the haze of smoke from a fire that was threatening their homes, Concow residents gathered at an evacuation center Monday, holding out hope that firefighters could protect their houses from flames.


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