Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summertime activities, even though I’d swear summer started only a week or two ago. Those looking to get away from the North Valley heat might consider Mount Shasta, which has booked a collection… Continue Reading
If you drove through the Interstate 5-Highway 89 interchange last week, you might have noticed traffic counters across the roadways and freeway ramps, and even some Caltrans personnel alongside the road, watching how traffic flows. Caltrans intends to use the… Continue Reading
Summer is the season around here for long bike rides, although one cyclist’s definition of a long ride might be another’s definition of insanity.
If by long you mean loooooonnng, you may be happy to learn that Adventure Cycling Association has included Highway 89 from Mount Shasta to Truckee on a new, 2,400-mile Sierra Cascades Bicycle Route that roughly parallels the Pacific Crest hiking trail from Canada to Mexico.
But even if your idea … Continue Reading
The dog days of summer running and riding season commences on Monday, July 4 with the Mountain Runners’ 32nd annual run and walk, a huge celebration that attracts more than 4,000 participants each year to the town of Mount Shasta.… Continue Reading
Loyal readers of A News Café know that May is mental health month. For me and many of the people I know, nothing works better for maintaining mental health than daily exercise. And, as I always say, signing your name… Continue Reading
What: The first Slide, Ride, Run & Glide Extreme Mobility Challenge When: April 17, 7 a.m. Where: Mt. Shasta Ski Park, Mount Shasta Cost: $75 per person or $250 per team of 4 Visit www.slideriderunglide.com for information and registration The Slide,… Continue Reading
What: New Whodunnit Comedy “Death in the Dugout” to Benefit Local Little League When: 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday (Oct. 22 and 23) and Oct. 29 Where: October 22, 23: The Piemont Restaurant in Mount Shasta October 29: The Yreka… Continue Reading
These shots were taken recently of participants in the California-Nevada Interscholastic Ski & Snowboard Federation at the Mt. Shasta Board and Ski Park Feb 8, 2010 Song: Inquiring Minds by Tab Photographer Paul Heath was born in West Lafayette, Ind.,… Continue Reading
The Siskiyou Ice Rink at Shastice Park in Mount Shasta, Calif. The rink is 85 feet wide and 185 feet long – the same size as National Hockey League rinks. Rental skates are available in all sizes. A snack bar… Continue Reading
To his legion of fans he’s the voice of Babe (the Everyman), Lt. Bradshaw, Artie Choke and Mudhead. To the Library of Congress he’s co-founder of the comedy troupe The Firesign Theatre and a national treasure. To hundreds of kids… Continue Reading