The Orion

Butte Creek Country Club’s Duck Derby tests kids duck luck

Ducks floating down the creek in one of many races of the day. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Christian Solis

August 31, 2018

Families from across Chico came to Butte Creek Country Club to compete in the third annual Duck Derby, on Thursday, Aug 30.Christian Solis can be reached at [email protected] or @c_alexander20 on Twitter....

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Vidal Hernandez Jr. plays catch with his father on Bidwell Park this Sunday. Photo credit: Carly Maxstone

Carly Maxstone

April 9, 2018

Vidal Hernandez Jr. plays catch with his father in Bidwell Park on Sunday.

Warrior-princesses aren’t just for girls

Zachary Phillips

April 10, 2014

Anyone who still thinks that a woman's place is in the kitchen hasn't stepped into a movie theater lately. Battle-hardened heroines seem to be a growing trend in pop culture, which has me breathing a sigh of relief. With characters like Katniss from "The Hunger Games" and Merida from Disney Pixar's "...

Differences between children now and children ten years ago

Prin Mayowa

March 4, 2014

My sister has an iPhone 5S and Beats by Dre headphones. She is only 12 years old. Children these days have it great. I know that’s something my grandparents would say about this generation of twenty-somethings, but the younger group of children in this millennial generation have serious...

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