The Orion

Trucks were loaded with piles of trash. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Community contributes to clean local parks

Christian Solis // September 16, 2017

Chico locals and students participated in 30th Annual Bidwell Parks and Creeks Cleanup, Saturday morning.The event combats environmental damage done in parks and creeks from encampments and littering....

Illustration by Kayce Tynan Photo credit: Kayce Tynan

Low-cost nature center attracts locals

Madeline Merlic // September 13, 2015
Chico Creek Nature Center adds to the richness of Bidwell Park and takes the award for most budget friendly activity in Chico.
Chico States Bucket List Photo credit: Monica Fitch

Bucket list of activities for students

Stephanie Schmieding // September 19, 2014
There's more to do in Chico than just drink, so The Orion compiled a map for possible adventures that students can complete before they graduate.
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