Siskiyou Daily News
"I will not stand idly by. The price of inaction is too high." - Texas Gov. Rick Perry, announcing Operation Strong Safety, an effort to secure the border as thousands of undocumented, unaccompanied children try to cross into the U.S. Perry is sending about 1,000 National Guard troops to help patrol the border.
A look at the bookings in the July 21, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.
When it comes to designing the highly coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel. Fittingly, the building where Mattel's dreamers conceive of their limited-edition playthings is just down the street from the Los Angeles International Airport.
A refrigerated train carrying Malaysia Airlines victims' bodies pulled away Monday from a rebel-held town in eastern Ukraine, one small step forward in easing the agony of their grieving families.
ETNA – Tucked in Scott Valley is a grass-based, multi-species farm teaching young adults the values and hard-work and ethics through farming and family. In 2011, Craig and Jennifer Thompson finally decided to tackle the challenge of owning a farm. Craig Thompson comes from a family of rice farmers, and Jennifer Thompson was looking to public relations before they decided to purchase the ranch. "In 2011 everything just fell into place," said Craig Thompson. [...]
California Republican Lieutenant Governor hopeful Ron Nehring came to Yreka on Saturday, building up support at the regional summer meeting of the Siskiyou County Republican Women Federated.
Israeli tank shells struck a hospital in the Gaza Strip on Monday, killing four people and wounding 60, Palestinian officials said, as Israel's defense minister vowed to press on with the war against Hamas "as long as necessary."
European officials have finally been granted access to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a spokesman said today. The crash site is controlled by pro-Russian rebels, and until today, there had been issues getting access.
Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders that the rebels were tampering with the site.
The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers and forced thousands of terrified Palestinian civilians to flee their neighborhood, reportedly used to launch rockets at Israel and now devastated by the fighting.
As thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children have poured into South Texas, community leaders from Dallas to Los Angeles to Syracuse, N.Y., have offered to set up temporary shelters to relieve the Army bases, holding cells and converted warehouses at the border.
Israeli bulldozers demolished more than a dozen tunnels Saturday in the Gaza Strip, and Palestinian authorities reported intensified airstrikes and shelling as the death toll from Israel's ground offensive rose to at least 342 Palestinians. Diplomats struggled to revive a cease-fire.
A Sacramento Superior Court judge has affirmed a ruling that groundwater extraction is subject to regulation under Public Trust Doctrine, but the decision will be appealed. The case at issue is Environmental Law Foundation v. State Water Resources Control Board. In its petition, ELF requested that the court find that groundwater resources are protected under the PTD and that Siskiyou County must regulate groundwater with respect to PTD considerations. [...]
The prosecution in The People v. Lukes Ladewig rested Thursday after a slow start to the proceedings.
ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, Fla. - The Obama administration is reopening the Eastern Seaboard to offshore oil and gas exploration, approving seismic surveys using sonic cannons that can pinpoint energy deposits deep beneath the ocean floor.
A fire racing through rural north-central Washington destroyed about 100 homes, leaving behind smoldering rubble, solitary brick chimneys and burned-out automobiles as it blackened hundreds of square miles in the scenic Methow Valley.
President Barack Obama announced today that an American citizen was on board the Malaysia Airlines flight that was apparently shot out of the sky Thursday. Quinn Lucas Schansman, 19, was a dual citizen of the U.S. and the Netherlands and was a college student.
Join botanists and biologists for a weekend of walking tours to learn about local avian and insect species that play an important role in pollination on Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20.
In order to provide for public safety and protect natural resources, fire restriction rules were implemented June 13 on the Klamath National Forest and will continue through the end of the official 2014 fire season.
Ice cream seems to be to children what beer is to adults. So, I figured I could have my beer – and ice cream, too. The idea was presented to me while recently visiting the small town of Seneca in northeastern Oregon. Although small, the town boasts a newly reopened diner featuring great local burgers, sandwiches, pizzas and beer milkshakes ... wait, what? That is correct, a selection of beer milkshakes from huckleberry with Bluemoon to a death by chocolate [...]