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North Complex West Zone

The North Complex West Zone (formerly, Bear Fire) is an ongoing fire situation in the eastern side of Butte County. Find resources and updates here.

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Fall Family Adventure
Celebrating Salmon in Butte County
5 Tips for Planning a Butte County Staycation
16 of the Best Adventure and Hiking Spots in Butte County
Food Trucks in Butte County
Dog-Friendly Places in Butte County
3 July Activities to Enjoy in Butte County
Summer Family Adventure
15 of the Best Water Recreation Spots in Butte County
5 Favorite June Activities in Butte County
15 of the Best Parks and Recreation Areas in Butte County
We'll See You Soon
The 62 Best Outdoor Spots in Butte County
7 Places to Enjoy Wide-Open Spaces in Butte County
Butte County is Why Restaurants Matter
Visiting Oroville Dam: The Tallest Dam in the Country
Live Like a Local: Best Spots to See Almond Blossoms in Butte County
Love Is In The Air
The Polar Bear Plunge
Snow Geese Have Company
Why I Love Chico
Perfect Pairings
Unincorporated Butte County
Why I Love Oroville
Baby, It's Warm Inside
Winter Family Adventure
Chico: Rural Urbanness
Bird Watching in Butte County
Why I Love Paradise
A Day in Paradise
Fall in Love With Butte County
Entertaining Education at the Valene L. Smith of Anthropology
Why I Love Biggs & Gridley
Fall and Winter Hikes
Paradise: Resiliency on The Ridge
Sowing Quality and Innovation: Butte County Agriculture
More Locally Grown
Cast a Line
7 October Events in Butte County
Oroville: Gilded History, Brighter Future
Drink and Be Merry: Wine in Butte County
5 September Activities to Do in Butte County
Gridley & Biggs: Gateway to Main Street
Kid-Friendly Butte County
“Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives" in Chico
Colman Museum-Centerville Schoolhouse: Living History
Getaway Artist
Best Diners Across Butte County
Live Like a Local: A Cocktail and Bar for Every Occasion
6 August Activities in Butte County
5 Guided Tours to Experience in Butte County
Restoring the State Theater, One Pipe at a Time
Live Like a Local: Shop Mary Lake-Thompson
5 Locally Made Goods You Have to Try
Give the National Yo-Yo Museum a Spin
College Connection
Agricultural Foodie
Live Like a Local: High Tea at Diamond Steakhouse
In Season: Farm-to-Table Meals at Grana
9 Last-Minute Ways to Get Away in Butte County
Beer Lover
A Brief History of Beer in Chico
6 Spring Things to Do Outdoors in Butte County
Experience Chico State Like a Student
Great Places to Enjoy a Post-Ride Meal
Why ALL Cyclists Love Butte County
Spring Family Adventure
Casual Adventurer
'Fat and Happy': Experiencing 'Momona' in Every Bite