Siskiyou Daily News
Due to asbestos removal, the Yreka Library will be closed from Monday, June 1 through Friday, June 5.
For the second year in a row, the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie. Vanya Shivashankar, 13, of Olathe, Kansas, and Gokul Venkatachalam, 14, of Chesterfield, Missouri, were named co-champions after spelling every word thrown at them. This is the second year in a row there has been a tie. Before 2014, however, there hadn’t been a tie since 1962.
Approximately 306 crimes were booked in Siskiyou County in April – the lowest in any month so far in 2015, according to Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office booking data.
A bill in the California Senate may give a wider stretch of time to cast a line for those who do not purchase their licenses at the start of the year.
YREKA – CrossFit Northern Limits recently opened a new training facility at 116 Davis Road.The organization has come a long way from the basement where they once operated, adding an additional 400 square feet of gym space, said owner Mykala Smith.Smith said Northern Limits began nearly two years ago with two clients, and now they are looking at 30.Smith [...]
In the newsNBA regular season MVP and conference finals MVP Stephen Curry may be a hot commodity when it comes to interviews, but his adorable 2-year-old daughter is really what America wants to see. Watch Riley Curry’s antics during Curry’s postgame news conference. [...]
YREKA – After 29 years, the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Yreka is building a sanctuary for worship.Years ago, the church thought it more important to build a church school first, said church elder Dr. Darrell Wheeler.For years, church members have been contributing for the sanctuary extension, and finally, the church will be able to honor their generosity. [...]
A recent order by a San Bernardino judge triggered a call for the cessation of enforcement activities against suction dredge mining in California.
The Siskiyou County Clerk announces that there are two scheduled vacancies on the Planning Commission for Supervisorial Districts 3 and 5.
A look at the bookings in the May 22, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.
A vegetation fire broke out off of 263 in Yreka at approximately 12 p.m. The cause of fire is undetermined. The Siskiyou Daily News will update as soon as more information is released.
ETNA – The largest income exchange day coming up for the Scott Valley, the annual valleywide yard sale.The sale began in the 70s and has been a big hit ever since, according to the event coordinator Daniel Webster.People from as far away as San Francisco mark June 6 on their calendar, said Webster.Webster said this is by far the biggest event in Scott [...]
YREKA – Dozens of family and friends gathered Friday night to honor Ray W. Nilsson for his service during World War II.Ray Nilsson was unable to make the Armed Forces Day ceremony last weekend, so Sheriff Jon Lopey and Veteran Service Officer Tim Grenvik brought certificate and medals to Nilsson.Tim Nilsson said his father spent his whole life serving this country in some form. [...]
Yreka High School senior Breann Creager recently raised $500 for the Siskiyou County Domestic Violence and Crisis Center for her senior project.Creager said she chose the crisis center because she knew they took donations, and that they also struggle for funding.She said she was hoping her fundraiser would raise both money and awareness for the center’s cause. [...]
YREKA – The 22nd annual Ag Awareness Day was held Thursday at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds.Fourth-grade students from around the county gathered to participate and tour the many educational booths set up around the grounds.The event, sponsored by the Siskiyou County CattleWomen and Cattlemen associations, featured various agencies, such as Fish and Wildlife, the Forestry Association, Farm [...]
Siskiyou residents within the county’s jurisdiction may have an opportunity this summer to take part in a financing program for energy efficiency improvements.
The Yreka City Council reminded Miner Street building owners Thursday night that funds through the Miner Street Grant Program are slowly becoming more scarce.
A Republican effort to take control of the Environmental Protection Agency’s definition of “the waters of the United States” has made its way to the United States Senate.
Ireland may become the first country to have voter-approved gay marriage. The country goes to the polls today to decide if gay marriage should be sanctioned, and the early buzz is that the referendum will be approved. According to USA Today, no country has legalized gay marriage though a vote.
A look at the bookings in the May 21, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.