Speak Your Piece: Reckless Board Majority Destroys Fiscal Stability

Shasta County has a long, sad, sordid history of improper land use practices. These hurtful decisions date to over a century ago. Jurors deliberating effects of the “Smoke Wars 1896-1917” were paid by local mine owners. ”Experts” gave testimony that… Continue Reading


Riverland’s Project Hope: Under the Radar, But Not for Long

Along I-5, south of Knighton Road, there is an 80-acre piece of Redding in the County. This parcel of Churn Creek Bottom land also has Sacramento River frontage containing a remaining piece of the original forested river margin. Riverland Open… Continue Reading


No Longer in Doubt: Battle Nearly Won Against Trail’s Invasive Plants

During 45 days of May and June 1864, the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia lost as many soldiers as the previous three years of Civil War. However, after that time, the outcome of the conflict… Continue Reading


Thumbs Up for Clean-Up

This brief writing attempts summary of Saturday’s achievement at the 8th Community Creek Clean-up along the North Sacramento Trail from the North Market Street Bridge to the Sundial Bridge. Nothing could stop the outpouring on behalf of the resource and… Continue Reading


Watershed Wonder Kicks on Route 36

This summer’s improvement to SR 299W on the crooked Buckhorn may have benefits beyond accident reduction, time savings and motion sickness relief. Perhaps flagman-caused delay might give motorists pause to seek alternative routes to the Redwood Empire. State Route 36… Continue Reading

Nashville instrumentalist Tom Smith Playing at Music Max in Palo Cedro

Nashville instrumentalist Tom Smith will be playing his guitar and banjo, as well as telling his stories at Music Max. Smith, who says he has been playing “for a while” and performing for “nearly that long” has performed with such… Continue Reading


Commemorate the Diestelhorst Family, Reid’s Ferry, Today

Three area organizations will unveil and dedicate twin bronze 18-by-24 inch markers during a presentation today, October 8, at 11 a.m. The Rotary Club of Redding, Shasta Historical Society and the Ancient and Honorable Order of E. Clampus Vitus have… Continue Reading