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Chetco bubble season produces large kings

Mark Rowland is currently in first place in the Chetco Bubble season Hawg Derby with this 45-pound salmon. Photo courtesy of Sporthaven Marina, Brookings
Fishing the North Coast by Kenny Priest
10/08/15 -- After a typical slow start to the 11-day Chetco Bubble Season, the action has started to get hot the past few days. According to Cindy Jones O’Reilly, owner of Sporthaven Marina, some big fish have been caught... Full Story

Crystal Creek hatchery closed to public

Welcome to Crystal Lake Hatchery sign, Photo courtesy of Crystal Lake Hatchery
10/08/15 -- The Crystal Lake Hatchery in eastern Shasta County is currently closed to the public while a major environmental restoration is underway in nearby Rock Creek. “Because there is so much construction work and equip... Full Story

Rancheria RV hosts fundraiser for Vets

Veterans at the fundraiser at Rancheria RV Park, photo by Alex Colvin
Article and photos by Alex Colvin
10/08/15 -- October 4, on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, 84 riders from the Redding area stopped for lunch at the Rancheria RV Park as part of a fundraiser for Homeward Bound Military. The Rancheria is located just off Volcanic... Full Story

Bully Me Not

Bully Me Not, photo by Ivory Rose
Redding, Califonria photo by Ivory Rose

Cats, dogs and other wildlife do the darndest things. N. California and S. Oregon photographers have captured such outdoor antics and shared them with us. Please enjoy and add to this collection by visiting our Buddy Photos Outdoor Funny Gallery.

Trinidad is a cool place to reflect

 Trinidad -- A place to reflect

By Casey Allen
Trinidad, a quaint seaside city, sits atop a rocky bluff overlooking a protected bay on the Pacific Ocean. Visitors come from all over to see the unique rugged coastline blanketed with spruce and redwood forests and walk beaches...more Trinidad, Humboldt County

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So many places to visit and so little time, but if you scan
these pages you'll know in advance what lies ahead and what
not to miss in the almost-mythical State of Jefferson.
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Don't let anything come between you and a wonderful weekend, vacation or or auto tour in this region. The fine product and services providers listed here will have what you need to enjoy your visit.  

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