The Orion

Downtown Chico apartments win national design award

The color metal siding on the Portland Place building helped the structure to land the award. Photo credit: Elizabeth Helmer

Elizabeth Helmer

March 29, 2016

Portland Place apartments on the corner of Sixth and Orange Street just won a national design award. AEP Span, a manufacturer of architectural metal products, awarded the building for its unique design, colors and a contribution to the community. The complex was built in 2014 and has since been...

Scholarship honors deceased student

Aaron Drange, 20. Courtesy of Chico State.

Madison Holmes

August 14, 2014

Chico State will be offering a music scholarship in remembrance of recently deceased student Aaron Drange. Drange, 20, was found unconscious in the swimming pool of his Chico apartment on July 15 and pronounced dead at Enloe Medical Center. He will be remembered as a dedicated and talented musician b...

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