Monthly Archives: November 2013


A McCloud Christmas

Next to the snow-covered giant, McCloud is just the place you would expect to see the Polar Express Train whisk into town, and depart with passenger cars full of children drinking hot chocolate on their way to the North Pole.  While the tracks are now silent, the spirit of Christmas has never been stronger than Continue Reading...

Joaquin Miller: Poet of the Sierras

Sculpture created by Mark Oliver 2012
By Gary VanDeWalker Joaquin Miller travels through the pages of McCloud’s history with a sly smile.  In his life he was known as a gold miner, a horse thief, and a poet.   He lived among the miners and Native Americans, walking in both worlds with ease, in an era where they clashed.  His life carries Continue Reading...