THE ROADRUNNER

Butte College's Editorially Independent Student Voice

THE ROADRUNNER

Butte College's Editorially Independent Student Voice

THE ROADRUNNER

A newspaper by students, for students.
Union Pacific steam engine 4140 rolling into Oroville.

Big Boy Locomotive Whistle Stop in Oroville

Crowds flock to see restored technology.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer July 13, 2024

A captivating sight occurred in Oroville on Thursday, as a blast from the past rolled into town. The Union Pacific Big Boy No. 4014 steam locomotive is the world's largest operating locomotive. On July...

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Aircraft Battleing the Thompson Fire.

UPDATE on Thompson Fire

Evacuations continue as the Thompson fire, in Butte County, near Oroville, rages.
Andrew Vojta, Staff Writer July 3, 2024

The Thompson fire began at an estimated time at 11:45 on Cherokee Road and Thompson Flat Road in northern California, near the city of Oroville, on July 2,2024. As of 1:00 pm on July 3, 13,000+ have...

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Orovilles Iconic O once shrouded in golden grass now stands amid the burnt landscape.

Thompson Fire Ignites In Oroville

Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief July 2, 2024

Today, July 2, 2024, Butte County’s latest fire broke out at approximately 11:45 AM.  The fire, which is being referred to as the Thompson Fire, began on Cherokee Road and Thompson Flat Road in Oroville...

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