A LOCAL RANCH Winner of Environmental Award

If you’ve been anywhere around Susanville long, you probably know the name Darrell Wood. He has been involved in many community projects over the years. His family has ties in ranching dating back to the 1860′s and Wood’s goal is to preserve that...

On the trail with Dave Mule Mountain Hike

Mule Mountain Hike By Dave Bartle You know it’s going to be a great trail when you see a bear the first time you are on it. About three years ago the buzz around Redding’s outdoor circles was the building of a new trail system on BLM land south of Whiskeytown National...

Fire Safety – 100 Ft. of Defensible Space

Outdoor Steps You Can Take to Help Make Your Home Fire Safe! Tips From CalFire More Details available from CalFire can be found at http://www.fire.ca.gov/communications/communications_firesafety_100feet.php Create 100′ of Defensible Space Around Your Home....

Meandering McCloud

Meandering McCloud By Melissa Wynn McCloud ChamberAs you wander off of Interstate 5 at Hwy 89 and wind past majestic Mt Shasta you will find your wheels in the quaint and historic community of McCloud, Ca. McCloud is a company built mill town with a rich past....

The Tale Of The Tipi

By Melissa Wynn and Randy Nelson bigstockphoto.com Many people today believe that all historic Native Americans lived in Tee Pees. I recently learned that this is not true. Originally tee pees were used by the tribes living in the Great Plains.These brave buffalo...

TOMM WILLIAMS, Guitar Builder

Janesville, CA After 15 years of shooting combat hand guns in competition, Tomm Williams of Janesville was ready for a new challenge. Serious about achieving perfection, Williams was rated a Master Class Shooter. He won the Oregon State Championship two years in a row...

Culinary Excellence Bistro Napa Atlantis Reno

By Melissa Wynn When I made the reservations at Bistro Napa in the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno I was looking forward to a quiet dinner out. Little did I know. A meal at Bistro Napa is NOT dinner out, it is a decadent, opulent dining experience. After spending...

Tertiary Placer Gold!!

Six pounds of gold from an unknown location in Plumas County, California.     Tertiary Placer Gold!! Courtesy of Charles P. Watson bigstockphotot   It had been raining for two weeks straight. The streams were full and the mud was thick and sticky. The...

Special Gift Wrap for Special Gifts

This is a great craft for kids, especially if grandparents live far away. Spend the evening making custom gift wrap made of your children’s handprints. Start with a roll of freezer wrap available in grocery stores or use pages from a flip chart presentation...

Auntie Mary’s Antipasto, A Holiday Tradition

Antipasto means “before the meal” and is the traditional first course of a formal Italian meal. It varies with individual taste. bigstockphoto Auntie Mary’s Antipasto with Mosserella & Basil topped Tomatoes. 1 can tuna, packed in oil 1 clove...

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