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Out-of-state fire survivors | Teichert Ponds charges | Shasta County health access

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Friday, Oct. 21.

Camp Fire survivors living out of state lament lack of support

Many survivors of the 2018 Camp Fire left the state after losing their homes. Some say that’s left them far from some of the support available in California. Thousands of survivors have left the state since the Camp Fire and now populate all 50 states of the nation, according to a study from California State University, Chico.

— Jamie Jiang, NSPR

Two charged in connection with Sunday Teichert Ponds shooting

Two Chico residents were charged Wednesday for a shooting at Teichert Ponds earlier this week. That’s according to a press release from Butte County District Attorney Mike Ramsey’s office. A 19-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman were both charged with assault with a semi-automatic firearm in connection with the shooting. The woman was also charged with personally inflicting great bodily injury and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Alec Stutson, NSPR

NOAA predicts dry months across parts of the West

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the next three months will be drier than normal in the West. The agency released its winter weather outlook Thursday.

CapRadio Staff

Interview: Lack of medical specialists in Shasta County make care difficult to access

Residents in rural areas like the North State face challenges in accessing primary care and medical specialists. The nonprofit news organization Shasta Scout recently investigated the issue in Shasta County and the impact this has on residents. NSPR’s Adia White spoke with Shasta Scout editor Annelise Pierce, who reported the story. Listen to the interview in today’s Headlines and read the full story.

Adia White, NSPR

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A graduate of California State University, Chico, Andre Byik is an award-winning journalist who has reported in Northern California since 2012. He joined North State Public Radio in 2020, following roles at the Chico Enterprise-Record and Chico News & Review.
Angel Huracha has been a part of the journalism field since 2006 and has covered a range of topics. He is a graduate of Chico State with a Bachelor's degree in news-editorial and public relations with a minor in English.
Jamie is NSPR’s wildfire reporter and Report For America corps member. She covers all things fire, but her main focus is wildfire recovery in the North State. Before NSPR, Jamie was at UCLA, where she dabbled in college radio and briefly worked as podcast editor at the Daily Bruin.
Alec Stutson grew up in Colorado and graduated from the University of Missouri with degrees in Radio Journalism, 20th/21st Century Literature, and a minor in Film Studies. He is a huge podcast junkie, as well as a movie nerd and musician.
Adia White is a broadcast journalist and producer with nearly 10 years of experience. Her work has appeared on WNYC, This American Life, Capital Public Radio and other local and national programs. She started at North State Public Radio as a freelance reporter in 2017 before leaving for a stint at Northern California Public Media in Santa Rosa.