Lake Shasta News

8/15/2018 8:14:00 AM
Redding Record Searchlight
Stubborn Hirz Fire near Lake Shasta eclipses 7,300 acres Due to increase fire activity Tuesday afternoon, new evacuations were ordered overnight. Check out this story on redding.com: https://reddingne ...

8/14/2018 10:35:00 AM
Action News Now
SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - Cal Fire says a burn operation for the Carr Fire began at 10 a.m. Tuesday in hopes of strengthening containment lines. Firefighters will begin the task around the fire that has ...

8/9/2018 4:23:00 PM
Redding Record Searchlight
Hirz Fires burn at Lake Shasta north of Redding The Hirz Fires, which are three separate fires, were burning Thursday off Gilman Road north of Redding in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. Check out ...

8/9/2018 2:59:00 PM
Redding Record Searchlight
UPDATE: Three fires near Lake Shasta grow to 350 acres The Hirz Fire is about 350 acres near Hirz Bay, which is about 8 miles east of Interstate 5. The fire broke out about shortly before 2 a.m. Thurs...

8/9/2018 2:13:00 PM
Chico
The Jones Fire destroyed 174 homes and killed one firefighter as it torched neighborhoods from Lake Shasta to the Redding Municipal Airport. Grosch, a retired therapist, often has a chance to share hi...

8/5/2018 9:15:00 AM
Redding Record Searchlight
One lane of Interstate 5 was closed down near the O'Brien rest area near Lakehead Sunday morning while crews cleaned up spilled diesel fuel on the road The California Highway Patrol's traffic incident ...

8/4/2018 5:25:00 PM
Chico Enterprise-Record
CHICO — Ash fell from the sky pooling around anything it could stick to, and the sun continued to be a bright red-orange globe as smoke drifted into the valley from the fires burning to the west and n...

7/31/2018 3:25:00 PM
Redding Record Searchlight
The body found in the water at Bridge Bay Marina on Lake Shasta over the weekend was identified as Ronel Noel Jose, 33, of Redding, the Shasta County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday. This case does not ...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/18/2018 7:06:00 PM
Action News Now
“When you start getting into the higher temperatures, about 110, 111, one of the best places to come is Lake Shasta Caverns,” Shasta Caverns general manager Matt Doyle said. “Year round, we're 58 degr...

7/11/2018 12:27:00 PM
The Fresno Bee
Downstream from majestic Mount Shasta is the Shasta Dam and the reservoir now known as Lake Shasta. According to historical records, dam construction started in 1937, and was such a high priority that ...

7/4/2018 4:37:00 PM
Redding Record Searchlight
A Redding man was cut by a propeller after he and a companion were tossed out of his aluminum fishing boat and into the water at Lake Shasta on Wednesday. The Shasta County Sheriff's Office said Benja...

7/3/2018 5:00:00 PM
CBS San Francisco Bay Area
California acquired yet another stunning lakeside––as well as a means to manage water resources––following the construction of Shasta Dam across the Sacramento River in the 1930s. The result is 365 mi...

7/2/2018 7:22:00 AM
Budget Travel
wonders in this beautiful corner of the world. Tour guide Maria Diane Jensen (right) leads a group through Lake Shasta Caverns. (Maya Stanton) After you dock at the other side, a mini-bus takes you up a steep mountain road to the cave entrance.

6/27/2018 10:18:00 AM
Daily Mail
New details have been released in the death of a University of Oregon student who died during an annual party at California's Lake Shasta in May. Dylan Pietrs, 21, of Denver, Colorado, was found dead at a campsite students had set up during the ...

6/23/2018 8:00:00 PM
The Fresno Bee
Wildfires were burning more than 7,000 acres in Tehama, Lake Shasta, Tuolumne, and Calaveras counties as of Sunday afternoon, destroying more than a dozen buildings and forcing residents across Northern California to evacuate. In the Lake County community ...

6/18/2018 2:17:00 PM
Reno Gazette-Journal
The same thing will happen this week. My only true vacation this summer comes in early July when I'll spent a week on a houseboat at Lake Shasta. I'm not bringing my computer on that trip, so no news better break. But the first week of my vacation went ...

6/13/2018 1:17:00 PM
Elk Grove Citizen
Just beyond Redding as you begin the uphill climb out of the Sacramento Valley and travel into the Trinity Mountain Recreation Area, you’ll find the Lake Shasta Caverns. It’s an amazing national landmark. The tour isn’t just about cave explorations ...

6/11/2018 10:37:00 PM
Action News Now
SHASTA LAKE, Calif. - Shasta County deputies have arrested two brothers and a husband on Monday connected to assaults at a home in Shasta Lake, authorities believe it started when the husband allegedly assaulted his wife. According to the Shasta County ...

6/6/2018 11:22:00 PM
KEZI 9abc News
SHASTA, Calif. -- Documents from the Shasta County Sheriff's Office indicate that 21-year-old University of Oregon student Dylan Pietrs may have been drunk when he died at Lake Shasta around May 19. Pietrs was at the annual Lake Shasta weekend. The trip is ...

6/6/2018 6:45:00 PM
Elk Grove Citizen
Just beyond Redding as you begin the uphill climb out of the Sacramento Valley and travel into the Trinity Mountain Recreation Area, you’ll find the Lake Shasta Caverns. It’s an amazing national landmark. The tour isn’t just about cave explorations ...

6/5/2018 7:12:00 AM
The Register-Guard
The body of the University of Oregon student who died at Lake Shasta last month was found wrapped tightly in a collapsed tent at the bottom of a hill, according to investigative reports released Tuesday. The Shasta County Coroner's Office continues to ...

5/30/2018 12:09:00 AM
News Deeply
This would add 634,000 acre-feet of extra storage space to Lake Shasta, already California’s largest reservoir. Agricultural interests tend to be in favor the project, while environmentalists, tribes and groups dedicated to protecting fish – especially ...

5/29/2018 8:07:00 AM
Redding Record Searchlight
Deputies kept busy at Lake Shasta over three-day weekend It was a busy Memorial Day weekend at Lake Shasta for the Shasta County Sheriff's Department. Check out this story on redding.com: https://reddingne.ws/2IQotae

5/29/2018 4:41:00 AM
News 10
EUGENE, Ore. - University of Oregon students are back from California, with their trip to Lake Shasta cut short when a fellow student died at the campground. Now, the University is receiving harsh criticism for the way that it responded to the tragedy.

5/27/2018 1:36:00 AM
Malaysian Digest
Dylan Pietrs, 21, "died in an incident at Lake Shasta this weekend," the school said in a statement. According to the college's student newspaper, the Daily Emerald, a cause of death is not yet clear. Pietrs reportedly was at the lake, roughly 300 miles ...

5/24/2018 6:30:00 PM
Redding Record Searchlight
Marinas, other Lake Shasta attractions expect big 2018 Increased water levels and a cover story from Sunset have Lake Shasta marinas optimistic for increased tourism in summer 2018. Check out this story on redding.com: https://reddingne.ws/2IFIEYm

5/24/2018 3:56:00 PM
Redding Record Searchlight
Lake Shasta businesses prepare for a good summer season. Jonathan Guffey, a road crew member with Trifecta Houseboats, installs a smoke detector on a new houseboat Wednesday at Shasta Marina at Packers Bay. Check out this story on redding.com: https ...

5/22/2018 4:25:00 PM
Daily Emerald
A Candlelight vigil to remember University of Oregon student Dylan Pietrs will be held on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in the EMU amphitheater. Pietrs, a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity on campus, was found dead last Saturday morning at the annual ...

5/21/2018 5:19:00 PM
ANewsCafe
On May 19, 2018, at approximately 0900 hours, a Deputy Coroner Investigator was dispatched to the Gooseneck Cove Campground on Lake Shasta near Lakehead, California regarding a person found unresponsive. The person waspronounced deceased at the scene by ...

5/21/2018 1:38:00 PM
The Register-Guard
The university issued the statement hours after the Shasta County Sheriff's Office reported the 21-year-old student, later identified as Dylan Pietrs, had died at a campground at Lake Shasta, Calif. Pietrs, a business administration major from Denver ...

5/21/2018 11:02:00 AM
The Washington Post
It is our understanding that UO students are returning from Lake Shasta early in light of this terrible event. We encourage our students to seek out counseling support from the University Counseling and Testing Center if they are affected by this tragic event.

5/21/2018 9:11:00 AM
Laredo Morning Times
In announcing Pietrs' death, the university said the tragedy was connected to "an unauthorized tradition" among college students, adding that "students from many institutions have a history of demonstrating poor life choices during visits to Lake Shasta."

5/21/2018 8:04:00 AM
Redding Record Searchlight
University identifies Oregon student found dead at Lake Shasta The 21-year-old University of Oregon student found dead Saturday in his tent at the Gooseneck Campground of Lake Shasta has been named by the university. Check out this story on redding.com ...

5/21/2018 6:00:00 AM
Daily Emerald
“Students from many institutions have a history of demonstrating poor life choices during visits to Lake Shasta. These activities are contrary to the values of the university and fraternity and sorority organizations.” The university’s statement ...

5/21/2018 5:40:00 AM
KATU
EUGENE, Ore. - University of Oregon students are back from California, with their trip to Lake Shasta cut short when a fellow student died at the campground. Now, the University is receiving harsh criticism for the way that it responded to the tragedy.

5/21/2018 4:39:00 AM
KATU
Dylan Pietrs was found dead Saturday morning in his tent near Shasta Lake, Shasta County Sheriff's Office said. Investigators said he was drinking Friday, but do not know if that contributed to his death. Saturday, U of O released a statement confirming ...

5/20/2018 9:45:00 PM
FOX40 News
In a statement that it later apologized for, the university’s Division of Student Life said of the unauthorized tradition, “Students from many institutions have a history of demonstrating poor life choices during visits to Lake Shasta.” The Division ...

5/20/2018 9:42:00 PM
FOX40 News
In a statement that it later apologized for, the university’s Division of Student Life said of the unauthorized tradition, "Students from many institutions have a history of demonstrating poor life ch...

5/20/2018 7:50:00 PM
KGW
Students from many institutions have a history of demonstrating poor life choices during visits to Lake Shasta." The Division of Student Life has updated its statement on the passing of a student at Lake Shasta. We offer our deepest condolences to the ...

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