A Quiet Pattern Returns, Temporarily

WEATHER DISCUSSION This weekend’s storm system yielded a few tenths of an inch of rainfall west of the Cascades and along the coast, and for the higher terrain, an inch or two of fresh snow.  Mount Ashland remains closed, however, and Mount Shasta announced today that it will be closed beginning Tuesday until they receive … Continue reading »

Glacier Breaks Off Mt. Shasta

MT. SHASTA, Calif. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department is sending deputies to monitor the roads near Mount Shasta after a piece of glacier broke off and started flooding the area. Reports surfaced today of some bridges being overrun with water near the Pilgrim Creek and Mud Creek area. The U.S. Forest Service and California … Continue reading »

Three Hikers Rescued Off Mt. Shasta

MT. SHASTA, Calif. — Three hikers were rescued off of Mount Shasta on New Year’s Day. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue responded to a 911 call at around 9 a.m. The climbers stated they were 1,000 feet above Lake Helen and were in need of assistance. The first climber was airlifted off … Continue reading »