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ICE’s access to Butte County Jail last year | Runner-up for Shasta supervisor seat backtracks on request for recount | Chico’s Thursday Night Market is back tomorrow

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Wednesday, April 10.

In today’s episode:

  • ICE flagged 11 inmates at the Butte County Jail for possible detention in 2023 — Erik Adams, NSPR
  • Former candidate for the Shasta County Board of Supervisors backtracks on request for a recount — Adia White, NSPR
  • Chico’s Thursday Night Market reopens this week, it’ll be bigger than ever — Ken Devol, NSPR
  • Chico’s annual Kite Day is Sunday — Ken Devol, NSPR


Project partners gather to kick off the Prairie Creek restoration in 2021. Ongoing ecological restoration and a site transformation for recreation and public access are part of the exciting vision for ‘O Rew Redwoods Gateway.
Michael Wier
Some 125 acres of forest land in California's Redwood National and State Parks will return to the Yurok tribe in a first-of-its-kind arrangement.

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Erik began his role as NSPR's Butte County government reporter in September of 2023 as part of UC Berkeley's California Local News Fellowship. He received his bachelor's degree in Journalism from Cal State LA earlier that year.
Sarah has worked at North State Public Radio since 2015 and is currently the station’s Director of Operations. She’s responsible for the sound of the station and works to create the richest public radio experience possible for NSPR listeners.
Ken came to NSPR through the back door as a volunteer, doing all the things that volunteers do. Almost nothing – nothing -- in his previous work experience suggests that he would ever be on public radio.
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.
Ava is NSPR’s Morning Edition anchor and reporter. They previously worked on NPR’s Weekend Edition and NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered broadcasts and produced weekly national news stories focused on contextualizing national issues for individual communities. They love NorCal and spending time outdoors.
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.