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Heavy rains could threaten salmon spawn from toxic Camp Fire runoff

Volunteers with Friends of Butte Creek have been setting up wattles in an attempt to contain potentially harmful runoff from the ashes and debris left in the wake of the Camp Fire. Photo credit: Dan Christian

Dan Christian

December 3, 2018

With the Camp Fire 100% contained, evacuation orders are slowly being lifted and roads are opening up allowing residents of Honey Run and Butte Creek Canyon to return to their property for the first time since being ravaged by the Camp Fire. However, with cleanup efforts still in their early stages th...

Honey Run Covered Bridge: Historic Hangout Spot

Honey Run Bridge is often rented out for wedding ceremonies Photo credit: Courtney Chapman

Courtney Chapman

May 15, 2018

Chico seems to be quite the hub for historic points of interest with over 27 listings on the National Registry of Historic Places. The NRHP is responsible for listing historic and prehistoric places in the United States that are worth preserving. One of these places just so happens to be Chico's very...

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