spillway

KIRBY'S KATCH

I love fishing at Lake Oroville, and up until the collapse of the overflow section last year, my favorite launch ramp was the main ramp at the spillway. It’s easily accessibl ...

How could this happen?

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you already know about the situation at Lake Oroville and the near catastrophe at the dam’s emergency spillway. As we watched the ...

Placer County Fairgrounds takes in Oroville evacuees

The Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville is welcoming evacuees from Oroville in light of the possible failure of the Oroville dam’s emergency spillway, according to a news ...

Hearing loss not restricted to the older generation

Many people think hearing loss is age-related, but various stages of hearing loss are being seen by those much younger for several reasons. I, for example, have considerable heari ...

Non-native lice are leaving many deer hairless

Hunters often will have a deer tanned with its lustrous coat of hair on. But there are now bald deer. No hair or, at best, just a scruffy, patchy fur coat. The condition isn&rsquo ...

Final regulations for 2013 salmon fishing are adopted

Ocean salmon fishing opened two weeks ago with the blessing and approval of the feds, a requirement if there’s going to be any fishing at all. The California Fish and Game Co ...

Governor signs bill prohibiting use of dogs during bear hunts

The use of dogs has been a staple for centuries for those hunting bears or bobcats. The hunter releases the dogs, the dogs pick up the scent of a critter, and the race is on for t ...