It all started more than twelve years ago with pipe cleaners handed to the kids for their very first toys. KIRF INDIA, a non profit organization, founded by Mount Shasta lady Diane Kirwin. She has worked hard to transform parts of Bodhgaya in India to help the poor. she describe this place as the poorest of the poor in this country.
It is the world’s biggest LED light sculpture. And thanks to a Mount Shasta tech company Acme Computer, the show is being streamed live on the internet each night to a worldwide audience. Elana Yonah, the MediaOne Services executive director, recently told that they rose above and beyond the occasion to ensure the world could experience the grand lights of The Bay Lights.
The racers at Mount Shasta snatched top 3 positions in both boys and girls skiing; when Weed Cougars ended 1-2 in both the snowboard races in the North I Division high school contest on 28th January, 2013, Monday, at Mt. Shasta Ski Park.
Brian Quigley and Noah Gonzalez of Weed was placed second and first in a pack of fifteen racers in the snowboard race of boys; while 4 of he next 5 finishers were the Mount Shasta Bears - Chet Bolstridge (7th), Dominic Laiacona (6th), Chris Cazneaux (4th) and Obie Hamrick (3rd).
The Mount Shasta Ski Park started its operation from 21st December in the midst of plentiful snow. On Friday, there was a little storm; but, still people poured in to experience the joy of skiing. The storm continued and on Monday, the Mount Shasta Ski Park reported 58 inches show at the lodge and 84 – inches show at the top of Douglas.
Jim Mullins, the marketing manager of the park, told that their crew did a nice job to get the park ready in time. He thanked Ski Patrol. Tubing area is the highlight of the season and it is located near the Marmot lift.
On 22nd November, more than thousands of people gathered to relish a holiday meal at the twenty-seventh Mount Shasta Community Thanksgiving Thursday afternoon. Along with turkey dinner, people were also entertained by musicians, co-ordinated by Paula Reynolds.
Dawn Fazende, the lead meal organizer, told that they were just blown away with the crowd. After that opened the doors, every seat was filled within fifteen minutes and the queue did not go down till it was around 3.30 pm. They were not ready for the extra two hundred people, who came in, but they made it work.