Siskiyou Daily News
A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.
The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road.
Vice President Joe Biden says Russia must uphold its end of a truce in east Ukraine in order to resolve the conflict which has claimed at least 4,300 lives since March.
Feeling artsy? Want to keep your creative juices flowing while you're on the go? From tools of the trade to a primer on great works of art throughout history, get in touch with your inner Picasso with these unique smartphone apps designed with artists, designers and dabblers of all sorts in mind.Autodesk SketchBook: Autodesk's SketchBook Mobile offers users the same drawing and painting tools as its desktop version, allowing you to work on your masterpiece on the go. It's also compatible [...]
Spurning furious Republicans, President Barack Obama unveiled expansive executive actions on immigration Thursday night to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation and refocus enforcement efforts on "felons, not families."
Ten years after banning the use of firing squads in state executions, Utah lawmakers on Wednesday endorsed a proposal to allow the practice again to avoid problems with lethal-injection drugs.
After years of wrangling with Congress over how to fix the country's immigrationsystem, President Barack Obama is ready to announce his plan to take action alone.
An injury to U2 singer Bono after what was described by the group as a "cycling spill" left him with multiple fractures that required him to undergo two surgeries, a doctor said Wednesday.
Responding to a national backlash over Common Core education standards, potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Thursday that the set of state benchmarks should be "the new minimum" for America's classrooms.
Why volunteer?Etna Fire Chief Allan Kramer has been working with Etna’s volunteer fire department for nearly two decades. Kramer said that when he and his wife moved back to Siskiyou County from North Carolina, it became apparent to him that he needed to do his part in the community, so he joined the fire department.Why Etna Fire Department?Kramer said [...]
ETNA – Etna City Council announced four new council members sworn in Monday: Chuck Jopson, William Miller, Diana Callahan and Susan Marshall as treasurer.City Clerk Pamela Russell said each member brings years of experience in their specific fields, with Callahan having four years of previous experience on the council.Callahan said she is excited to support the community’ and its ideals. [...]
MOUNT SHASTA – Andrew Malen Johnson, 49, of Mount Shasta, was booked into the Siskiyou County Jail after two incidents at Mount Shasta Elementary School on Wednesday morning.At approximately 6 a.m., Johnson was placed under citizen’s arrest for breaking a window and entering the elementary school.Johnson was cited, released and told not to return to the school, according to Lieutenant [...]
President Barack Obama is poised to level broad authority to grant work permits to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States and to protect them from deportation, but the plan would leave the fate of millions more still unresolved. Republicans vowed an all-out fight against it.
The Beacon of Hope Rescue Mission group is making a call for volunteers to help run its overnight shelters for the homeless.
Siskiyou County is one step closer to a Tourism Business Improvement District after the board of supervisors agreed to be the lead agency Tuesday.
Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed, current and former intelligence officials say.
The Buffalo Bills are looking for anyone with a snow shovel and plenty of spare time.
This Saturday, the Scott Valley Film Coalition is offering a professional training workshop that will create a local workforce to support movie and television productions in Siskiyou County.
With the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case drawing near, several nights of relative calm were broken by a raucous protest at police headquarters in the St. Louis County town of Ferguson.
A gunman opened fire early Thursday at a Florida State University library, sending hundreds of students who had been up all night studying for exams scrambling for cover in the book aisles and barricading themselves in with desks. Three students were wounded before police killed the gunman in a shootout, authorities said.