Menuplease: Retro Relic Macias el Michoacano in Cottonwood

If you are of a certain age and grew up in the North Valley, you probably have some indelible memories of summer. Your family car might have been a Ford Falcon or a Rambler with vinyl bench seats (sans seat… Continue Reading


County Building Permits Are Too High

My name is Rolland Smith Robinson. I am 98 years old and a WWII U.S. Navy veteran. I am also a native to the Shasta County area. I was in the construction and development business for many years and I… Continue Reading


Cottonwood Toastmaster Cindi Freshour Captures Area Prize

Cindi Freshour of Cottonwood took first place at the Toastmasters Division C Competition in Willows October 1, 2011. With one year of Toastmasters experience Cindi has taken top honors at the club, area, and division level; competing against 13 other… Continue Reading


Megan Lynch Fiddle Workshop to be Held Tuesday

Fiddle champion, recording artist, and renowned teacher Megan Lynch will give a fiddle workshop on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Keys and Strings Studio in Cottonwood, CA. Cost is $10 donation per student.… Continue Reading

Wednesdays are Preschool Storytime at Cottonwood Library

Cottonwood Community Library holds a preschool storytime each Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., September-December 2011. Each Storytime will include the featured story as well as additional stories, poems, songs and/or finger plays, followed by a craft and activity… Continue Reading


Good Samaritan’s Help Leads to Arrest in DUI Hit & Run

On July 20, 2011 at about 7:44 p.m. Redding Police Department officers responded to the report of a hit and run accident, which had occurred on northbound Market Street at Grange Steet in the city of Redding. Gerald Warren Long,… Continue Reading

5/12/11 Train v. Pedestrian Ends in Fatality

CRIME/INCIDENT: Train vs. pedestrian LOCATION: Cottonwood Creek under the Interstate 5 overpass, Cottonwood VICTIM(S): Identity being withheld pending next of kin notification SUSPECTS(S): N/A SYNOPSIS: On 05/12/11, at approximately 1554 hours (3:54 p.m.), deputies from the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office… Continue Reading