The Oroville City Council considers exiting from the settlement agreement at a special meeting on Tuesday. The former mayor signed the contract with over 50 other entities in 2006, promised over $61 million for recreational projects in the city. Still waiting to receive a license for the dam today, the city has not seen much of that money over the years, getting $100,000 annually in the interim. (Risa Johnson — Mercury-Register)
Oroville Mercury-Register May 9, 1962 Court Row About Rock Piles May Delay Dam Construction Construction of Oroville Dam may have to wait until Butte County Superior Court decides whether the rocks piled in mounds south of Oroville are part of
The 5-0 vote came Tuesday, according to the Oroville Mercury Register. The movement first surfaced 150 years ago and has been revived many times. The most recent push surfaced last summer and has gained steam across a large swath of rural Northern...
Flowers bloom this week along the banks of the Feather River above the Fish Barrier Dam in Oroville. Water districts relying on water from the river were notified Wednesday their supply would be cut by 50 percent. (Bill Husa — Mercury-Register)
Carol Anderson talks to Oroville City Administrator Randy Murphy in this February file photo outside a fence set up for PG&E crews to begin cutting down a stand of aged trees in front of the Oroville Cemetery. Murphy was fired by the City Council Tuesday night. (Barbara Arrigoni — Mercury-Register file photo)
Feather River Fish Hatchery manager Penny Crawshaw stands by a broken fish viewing window near the rock that was used to break it Monday in Oroville. The fish ladder will be closed on April 1 to repair the window. Until repairs are made, the fish viewing area will remain closed to the public due to the vandalism. (Bill Husa — Mercury-Register)