Shasta District Fair Opens Wednesday

The Shasta District Fair is scheduled to begin its annual five-day run at 11 a.m. this Wednesday, June 15, at the fairgrounds in Anderson, and it is not too late to buy advance tickets at a discount. Single-day admission tickets… Continue Reading

Conservation Program Targets Area Rangeland

California’s grasslands, oak savannahs and low elevation foothills are often overlooked. These lands don’t provide the prime agricultural conditions that valley floors do, and they don’t offer the scenic vistas found at higher elevations. But in one way, these areas… Continue Reading


Summer Arrives in Time for Free Concert Season

Coinciding the arrival of warm weather, the free summer concert season is starting in Shasta and Siskiyou counties. The music started last night, June 8, as Mosquito Serenade opened its 30th season in Anderson River Park. The series continues at… Continue Reading

Dunsmuir Celebrates Trains and Community

Railroad Days is the biggest thing to happen all year in the southern Siskiyou County town of Dunsmuir, and the event returns this Friday through Sunday, June 10 through 12, with a full schedule of rail car tours, a parade,… Continue Reading

School’s Nearly Out, Summer Camp Nearly Open

School is just about out for the year, which means it’s time to figure out ways to keep Junior and Missy busy for the summer. You know, idle hands … . Might I suggest the Shasta County Office of Education’s… Continue Reading


Memorial Day Is More than the Start of Summer

Like many people, I celebrate Memorial Day weekend as the official beginning of summer. For most of us, this a full weekend of camping, outings to the lake, motor racing and barbecues. However, a busy schedule of relaxation and recreation… Continue Reading


Line Up Here For Pancakes; Meet the Proud New Bike Owners

One of Redding’s great annual traditions is the Rodeo Week Pancake Breakfast. This is Rodeo Week, so that means the Pancake Breakfast is set for 5 to 10 a.m. this Friday, May 20, in the middle of Market Street between… Continue Reading