The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
How buying a used car almost got me killed by an off-duty cop
Former Observer writer Tonya Jameson was putting a license plate on a car she bought near Knoxville. Then, a gun was pointed at her head.
A Special Prosecutor . . . For What?
So, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself. Great Just one question: From what? Yes, yes, Sessions is a good and decent man. He is a scrupulous lawyer who cares about his reputation. Thus, in stark contrast to Obama administration attorneys general, he strictly applied — I’d say he hyper-applied — the ethical standard that calls on a lawyer to recuse himself from a matter in which his participation as counsel would create the mere appearance of impropriety. The standard is eminently sensible because the legitimacy of our judicial system depends not only on its actually being on the up and up but on its being perceived as such. If it looks like you’re conflicted, you step aside, period. Simple, right? Well . . . Much as I admire our AG’s virtue (and…
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NorCal OUTreach director praises O'Callaghan for coming out as gay
A local LGBT organization director said Ryan O'Callaghan coming out as gay could have positive effects.
Coast Guard retaliating against whistleblower
Chris Sajnog is a retired Navy SEAL, an experienced sniper and a much sought-after firearms instructor. Sajnog was chosen to write the curriculum for the Navy SEAL Sniper training program — the same program that trained “American Sniper” Chris Kyle. He has two combat deployments: Bosnia “back in the day” with SEAL Team 2, andRead More
Death notices received April 10
ABRAO: Marla Abrao, 55, of Oroville, died Friday, April 7, 2017, in Oroville. Arrangements are under the direction of Ramsey Funeral Home, 534-3877.ALAMEDA: Tony Alameda, 98, of Willows, died Thursday, April 6, 2017, in Chico. Arrangements are
Two Canton women accused of trying to kill elderly woman with drug overdose
CANTON: Two Stark County women are accused of trying to murder an elderly woman through a drug overdose.
Kamiak sophomore wins 4 events
Courtesy of: Jen Dumas Simone Dumas-Guzman, a sophomore at Kamiak High School, took first place in her age group in the beam, vault, bars and all-around events at the Washington State Optional Championships March 17-20 in Vancouver. Dumas-Guzman, a Level 8 gymnast, also took third in the floor event and was fourth across all age groups. She was one of eight gymnasts selected to represent Washington at the Region 2 Championships April 7-9 in Boise, Idaho.
Former Jaemor strawberry cook-off winner talks passion for baking ahead of 2017 festival
Cakes, pies and cobblers made with strawberries are what the Jaemor Farms Strawberry Cook-Off is all about.