Monthly Archives: December 2010

Excitement in Scott Valley on Christmas Eve

After rain this week and then high winds Thursday and Friday, this tall pine tree blew over onto Highway 3 early afternoon on Christmas Eve.  It was on Webster’s property and blocked the road. The Etna Fire Dept. and Scott … Continue reading

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Photos of lunar eclipse on Dec. 20, 2010

Eclipse of the moon on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010 at 11:42 p.m. A bit blurred because of thin layer of clouds and a shutter shake, even tho the camera was on the tri-pod. Here, just a sliver of the moon … Continue reading

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1947 Plane crash near Callahan, CA

Written and submitted by life-long Callahan resident, Shirley Gilmore.  Thank you Shirley. This story is of the crash of a Navy Torpedo Bomber that was being ferried from Sand Point Naval Base in the State of Washington to Alameda, CA. … Continue reading

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2010 Thanksgiving Project

During Thanksgiving dinner this year, I asked my daughter-in-law, Joni, if she would write down the answers, when I asked everyone this question: What are five things you are thankful for? We took turns going around the table. Later, I … Continue reading

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Night in Bethlehem

Lynn Slaght and Aiden Facey stand by the “official” camel of the evening presentation at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Etna, CA. It was held on Dec. 10, 2010. Caleb Erickson and Jace Thackeray make menacing … Continue reading

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Planting garlic

Planting the garlic on the outside edge of the garden. Marked the beginning and ends with stakes. And another stake, where I ended with the regular garlic and started with the giant elephant garlic cloves.  As you can see, the … Continue reading

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Hicks family comes out to shoot clay targets with shotguns

Friends came out to shoot at clay targets the day after Thanksgiving. We had three generations, with the youngest boys corralled in the back of a pickup.  It was a cold, cloudy day. Justin and Jack set up the clay … Continue reading

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Liz Writes Life – Nov. 30, 2010

Published in the Siskiyou Daily News Nov. 30, 2010 Boy did it get cold the week of Thanksgiving. I turned my kitchen faucet on to a bit more than a drip at night, so our pipes wouldn’t freeze. We had … Continue reading

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