Dunsmuir, CA

Fire west of Mount Shasta burns 10 acres

A fire west of Mount Shasta burned about 10 acres late Saturday and early Sunday before crews stopped the forward progress of the blaze. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection reported that crews were sent to a fire on Rainbow Ridge near Lake Siskiyou early Sunday morning. ...
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Wildfire starts near Lake Siskiyou

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Cal. -- A wildfire started late Saturday night above Lake Siskiyou, west of Mt. Shasta City. As of Sunday morning, the fire has burned over 10 acres and is 20% contained, according to CAL FIRE Siskiyou Unit. There are no evacuations in place and forward rate of spread...

Construction has began for the new Gray Butte ski lift at Mt. Shasta Ski Park

MOUNT SHASTA, CALIF.-Construction has begun for a new ski lift in Mount Shasta to attract more visitors. Crews have already started constructing the sixth additional ski lift called the Gray Butte. The new lift would feature a vertical rise of 1381 feet and allow 4-people to ride it, and the...
Mount Shasta Herald

Search continues Friday for missing McCloud man; surveillance video examined

Authorities looking for a missing McCloud man received more help Thursday as surveillance video supplied more clues in the search. Terry Knight, 66, went missing Wednesday, June 22, and the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue team has been looking for him since Wednesday evening. On Thursday, a deputy...

Mark Morrissey's unexpected rescue mission at Mount Shasta, California

Bemidji native Mark Morrissey assisted in a rescue operation at Mount Shasta that involved three climbers who had fallen due to bad conditions. Mark joined Heidi and John to tell the story of that day. This interview has been edited for clarity. —— Heidi: We are excited to have Mark...

Man arrested for rape and child pornography

Originally published as a Mt Shasta Police Department Facebook post – “On Friday June 3rd 2022, a Mt Shasta police officer arrested 39-year-old ARTHUR FRANKLIN TIMOTHY BOYD of Mount Shasta on a MSPD warrant for rape and possession of child pornography. The issuance of the warrant was a result of...

An Underground Visit to Lava Beds National Monument

This past weekend, Kiva and I visited Lava Beds National Monument for an overnight trip. I’ve been a few times before. However, on my last visit I was unable to do any real caving after I twisted my ankle so I was eager to return. The heat in Redding...

Mt. Shasta Ski Park Looking for Workers to Help Build its Brand-New Lift

The Mt. Shasta Ski Park is currently undergoing an expansion that is decades in the making, and you could be a part of building it. The brand-new Gray Butte fixed quad lift on Mount Shasta will open 88 acres of skiable terrain, add five new runs, increase the resort’s elevation to 7,500 feet and create a 3-mile long run from top to bottom. In other words, this new lift will be a game-changer.