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Halloween Special: Orion does a haunted corn maze

Country Pumpkins sign located in Orland, California. Photo credit: Brian Luong

Alex Coba

October 31, 2019

Reporters Angel Ortega, Rayanne Painter and Alex Coba survived the Haunted Corn Maze at Country Pumpkins in Orland. Spooks included: actors destroying a car with a bat and several gory characters running in and out of the corn. Happy Halloween!Angel Ortega, Rayanne Painter and Alex Coba can be reached at ori...

Country Pumpkins offers family-friendly fun in daylight

Country Pumpkins offers family-friendly fun in daylight

Jessie Imhoff

October 14, 2019

Country Pumpkins in Orland has made itself a Halloween staple to many in Butte and Glenn counties. From early childhood to late adulthood, people from all walks of life have made fond memories in the pumpkin patch and corn maze.Run by the Gruenwald family, Country Pumpkins has been providing fall-them...

A body, a corn maze and a magic bartender on The Orion’s newscast Oct. 31

An increased police presence was maintained on campus Tuesday, according to an email from President Gayle Hutchinson. Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Alex Grant

October 31, 2018

On this week's newscast, the report of a body found on campus is described, the arts team explores a local corn maze and a magic bartender is featured. Multiple gunshots were reported near Chico State's Acker Gym Saturday (0:08) Body found at Kendall Hall, police investigation ongoing (0:29) Local supporters of the #WeWontBeEra...

Country Pumpkins offers one of the largest corn mazes near Chico for Halloween

We had to see it for ourselves. Happy Halloween! Photo credit: Natalie Hanson

Natalie Hanson, Ulises Duenas, Grant Schmieding, and Alex Coba

October 30, 2018

One of the local traditions during the Halloween season, in Chico, is taking a trip to your nearest corn maze. The maze, offered by Country Pumpkins in Orland, located off of Highway 32, is perhaps the largest you'll find nearby. It offers a different, large and complex maze each year and scary ghouls an...

Enter the haunted corn maze if you dare

An eerie trailer looms in the corn maze. Peek inside to see what awaits.

Photo courtesy of Country Pumpkins

Jessica Carvajal Castillo

October 25, 2017

Chico is filled with many different Halloween events around this time of year. Getting spooked by bloody actors and weapons in a corn maze should be on your to-do list.Country Pumpkins is located in Orland, just a 20 minute drive from Chico. This features amenities such as a pumpkin patch, a petting z...

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