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Shasta Stories is a heart centered documentary series highlighting the humor, humanity, and fortitude of Siskiyou County locals


March 20, 2022

select episodes from season I
5:00—7:00pm— brand new episodes from season II
more info coming soon

at The Avery Theater
430 Main Street, Etna, California

Tickets: $7 per showing

for questions call the REC in Fort Jones
or email

Watch Shasta Stories
see episodes below

Two-Leaf Meadows
        A Visionary of the Spirit ____

A blind man from the Cherokee's Bird Clan plays his flute, throws tomahawks, and chops wood.

The Skizers
        Geezers Who Ski ____

First hand stories of the last seventy years of skiing on Mount Shasta.

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The Travelers
        Our Backyard Gypsies ____

Past stories and current feelings of what it means to be a hippie in Mount Shasta.

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Katie 'Mambo' Heflin
        Online With The Divine Since '69____

A gypsy tarot reader shares her world travels
and how she escaped her Hollywood life.

Jim Chambers
        The Old Fart of Mount Shasta____

A jovial carpenter straddles various decades amidst his trains, phones, and automobiles.

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Ross Sanders
        A Chip Off The 'Ol Block____

A third generation logger tells of his near death experiences.

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Bev Wilson Hoffman
        A Shepherd of Crystals____

Owner of The Crystal Room plays singing bowls and minds the Universe.

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John 'Scruff' Case
        A Man With A Heart of Gold____

President of the Eagle's Lodge in Dunsmuir, a gold panner, and a Bar-room Olympian.

Peter Mt. Shasta
_____A Man Named After The Mountain_____
Author and spiritual pillar of Mount Shasta.
Scott & Dianna Betton
____A Love Story of a Musician and a Poet____
While Dianna plays piano, Scott tells how they met in a pool and
now live in an octagon home in McCloud.
Rich Edwards
____The Richest Man in Town____
An artist painting in Mount Shasta since the late 1980s
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James Cannon
____An Irrefutable Truth____
Video librarian and owner of Couch Critics,
Mount Shasta's living video store
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Joyce Oliver
        A No-Nonsense Doer of a Woman____
Owner of the Weed Mercantile since 1996 and part of Weed's active history

donations for watching are welcome

This series has been funded out of pocket by Autie Carlisle as a gift to the city where she grew up.
Any additional donations are welcome and will be used to complete the rest of the Shasta Stories series by late spring.
Thank you.


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Trailer for Season I

more Shasta Stories in the making, come back again.