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Sheriff's office reports homicide in Mount Shasta area

10 hours 21 min ago

On March 2, 2015 at about 7:07 am, Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) units responded to an address on Birch Lane in the unincorporated area of Siskiyou County in vicinity of Truck Village Drive, in response to call that a person may have been killed at the location.

Climbing Kilimanjaro

10 hours 27 min ago

When Scott Valley resident Staci Harris isn’t fighting fire, she’s jetting around the world in search of the highest peaks and toughest hikes she can find.Harris most recently finished a two-month, 500-mile trek across Africa, ending atop the highest peak on the African continent, Mount Kilimanjaro.Kilimanjaro is considered the tallest freestanding mountain in the world, rising in isolation [...]

Montague Library membership drive

11 hours 45 min ago

The Montague Library is holding its membership drive during the month of March.

Siskiyou supervisors to explore financing for new jail

11 hours 54 min ago

One of the board of supervisors’ bigger issues is back on the agenda for Tuesday with multiple items related to the quest for a new jail.

Morning Jolt: ISIS threatens Twitter co-founder

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 10:00pm

ISIS threatened Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, saying that Twitter’s constant deleting of ISIS-linked accounts is cause for retribution. An online message to Dorsey said, "You started this failed war. We told you from the beginning it's not your war, but you didn't get it and kept closing our accounts on Twitter, but we always come back. But when our lions come and take your breath, you will never come back to life."

Kerry tries to dampen fuss over Israeli PM's speech

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 8:00am

Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration's diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to "the benefit of the doubt" as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal. On a mission to warn of the dangers of a nuclear-armed Iran, the prime minister arrived in Washington for the speech the White House didn't want him to give.

30,000 marchers in Moscow mourn slain Putin foe

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 7:00am

For the tens of thousands bearing flowers and tying black ribbons to railings in honor of slain Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, the solemn march through the Moscow drizzle on Sunday was a time for silence, not slogans. The marchers occasionally broke into chants of "Russia without Putin," or "Say no to war," but often the only sound was the steady thwack of police helicopters overhead or the hum of police boats patrolling the shores of the Moscow River. While the killing of Nemtsov [...]

Dems call GOP Homeland Security strategy a political blunder

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 8:00am

Democrats are losing some skirmishes over the Department of Homeland Security, but many feel they are winning a political war that will haunt Republicans in 2016 and beyond. Democrats lacked the votes Friday to force Republicans to fund the department for a year with no strings. Still, even some Republicans say party leaders are on a perilous path with a very public ideological struggle only highlighting the GOP's inability to pass contested legislation and possibly worsening its weak [...]

Nemtsov a possible 'sacrificial victim,' investigators say

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 7:00am

Maybe it was Islamic extremists who killed Boris Nemtsov. Or someone offended by his love life. Or agents of a Western power that will stop at nothing to disfigure President Vladimir Putin's image and drive him from power. Russian investigators, politicians and political commentators on state television on Saturday covered much ground in looking for the reason Nemtsov was gunned down in the heart of Moscow, but they sidestepped one possibility — that he was murdered for his relentless [...]

Today in the News: 8 dead in rural Mo. shootings

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 7:36am

Missouri police identified 36-year-old Joseph Jesse Aldridge as the gunman who allegedly shot and killed eight people in several residences within a 3-mile radius in rural Tyrone, Missouri, overnight before turning the gun on himself.

Booked into jail Feb. 27, 2015

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 7:00am

A look at the bookings in the Feb. 27, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Brew Beat: A Christmas beer in February

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 4:48am

Being an Ohio native, I’ve been drinking Great Lakes Christmas Ale, brewed in Cleveland Ohio, for nearly 10 years now. While I must admit my tastebuds have probably been altered by the the extensive research done with many hoppy, bitter IPAs – I hate to say that this lovely favorite Christmas Ale of mine left me a bit wanting.Born and raised in Ohio, I would normally expect instant disappointment in most things ‘Ohio’ [...]

'Becoming a Love and Logic Parent'

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 2:00am

Yreka Union Elementary School District will present ‘Becoming a Love and Logic Parent’ in conjunction with the Yreka United Methodist Church and facilitated by Liz Hockaday.

Yreka Garden Club offers scholarship

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 1:54am

The Yreka Garden Club is offering a #1,000 scholarship to high school seniors with at least a 2.5 GPA.

Baird: State of Jefferson movement still going strong

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 12:57am

State of Jefferson liaison Mark Baird informed the Siskiyou Daily News Thursday that momentum is still building on the movement to create a new state from Northern California counties.

Morning Jolt: What color dress do you see?

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 10:26pm

A photo of a dress has sparked an Internet frenzy and probably more than a few fights among friends and family. Some people see the dress as blue and black, while others see it as gold and white. Seriously. That’s a big difference, but it’s true. Check it out here.

App Finder: Great garden apps

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 3:01pm

Need a little help getting your green thumb in gear as spring draws closer? There are tons of garden apps on the market ready to help you organize your thoughts and get your plants planted as the weather gets warmer. From reference material to Vegetable Tree: If you're looking to grow some hearty vegetables in your garden this season, you'll want to download Vegetable Tree. The app includes information on sowing and growing artichokes, arugula, basil and dozens of other types of vegetables. [...]

Today in the News: FCC implements net neutrality rules

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 7:00am

The Federal Communications Commission announced Thursday that it has adopted a measure to implement net neutrality rules.

Booked into jail Feb. 26, 2015

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 7:00am

A look at the bookings in the Feb. 26, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

YHS presents 'Night at the Pops'

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 5:00am

The Yreka High School Music Department will present “Night at the Pops” this Friday and Saturday in Yreka.

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