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The search for the steam locomotive in its watery grave chugs on

—By Sharyn Cornelius Shasta County historian Dottie Smith, of Palo Cedro, is on a mission:  to locate the steam locomotive that fell off a ferry...

4-H members’ mobile soup kitchen helps feed homeless

By Sharyn Cornelius Members of local 4-H clubs have formed a mobile soup kitchen to provide a hot lunch for homeless people one day a...

Jones Valley family lives home foreclosure nightmare

We’ve seen the headlines in other papers over the past three years noting that the foreclosure rate in Shasta County is one of the...

Stout, Stead win seats on Jones Valley CAB

By Sharyn Cornelius The CAB election, which is usually a simple, non-controversial affair in which ballots are mailed out with the water bills and returned...

2010 report gives conclusion on colony collapse disorder

A report recently issued jointly by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)...

Columbia students show generosity during the holidays

by Judy La Russa Before the holidays, Columbia Elementary School’s pre-kindergarten through fourth grades held a “Holiday Pet Food Drive” to benefit Another...

Go West in Winter to Trinity County

By Patricia Lawrence Why do we like to travel?  To see nature’s wonders? The human built world?  I travel for these reasons, as...