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Booked into jail April 17, 2015

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the April 17, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Volunteer to serve on the Siskiyou County Civil Grand Jury

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 2:41am

Siskiyou County Superior Court is now accepting applications for the 2015-16 Civil Grand Jury, which will begin its term on July 1.Applications are due by May 30. Applications are available at or at the County Administration Office at 1312 Fairlane Road."Each year, 19 residents of Siskiyou County are appointed by the Superior Court to undertake an important task [...]

Yreka council seeks input on Miner Street Park site

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 2:33am

The Yreka City Council was looking for citizen input Thursday night to start the dialogue on what should be done with an unused lot near Miner Street Park.

Siskiyou probation: making strides with increased populations

Fri, 04/17/2015 - 2:30am

The county’s probation department Tuesday provided an update on its work last year and its plan for the future in the realm of offender rehabilitation and reintroduction.

Morning Jolt: Why the Internet is melting over the new 'Star Wars' trailer

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:05pm

Familiar faces, new characters and a ton of action dominate the first extended trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Mike Janela takes a look and gauges fan reaction.

Fire breaks out near Yreka Creek

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:01pm

A young child is believed to have started a brush fire that briefly sent plumes of smoke into the air above Yreka on Thursday afternoon, according to the Yreka Police Department.According to YPD:Several 911 calls reported a fire at approximately 4 p.m. The fire was located burning near Yreka Creek behind [...]

Today in the News: Jameis Winston's accuser files civil lawsuit

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 8:00am

The woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of raping her in December 2012 filed a civil lawsuit against Winston today.

Woman flown to Portland after rescue from Montague Road fire

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:55am

A local woman was flown to Portland Wednesday night after being rescued from a house fire, according to Montague Fire Department Chief Jasen Vela.

Celebrate Earth Day at Yreka Creek's new trailhead

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:58am

The public is invited to come out and play at the new Yreka Creek trailhead on Deer Creek Way to celebrate Earth Day this Saturday, April 18.

Siskiyou chips in on post-Boles Fire electric project

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 1:13am

The rebuilding of the city of Weed after the 2014 Boles Fire is providing an opportunity to reduce the number of overhead power poles in its limits with some help from Siskiyou County.

Arthur I. Cyr: Cuba’s enduring challenge to American foreign policy – and American politics

Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:29am

"You know, next time you're going to have to do better, Mr. President."That was former President Dwight D. Eisenhower, talking with successor John F. Kennedy about the devastating failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs in early 1961. JFK had reached out for political cover, and also insight regarding the military defeat and diplomatic disaster at the start of his administration.The current news about Cuba and President Barack Obama is considerably more positive. On April 11, he met [...]

Morning Jolt: Kanye, Bradley Cooper top Time's 100 list

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 11:12pm

Time magazine today released its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and five different magazine covers will be available when the issue hits newsstands Friday: Kanye West, Bradley Cooper, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Jorge Ramos and Misty Copeland.

Today in the News: Pilot arrested after small aircraft lands on White House lawn

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 8:00am

A pilot of a small aircraft that landed on the Capitol building grounds in Washington, D.C., this afternoon has been arrested, authorities say.

Siskiyou Veteran Project: Corporal Glenn M. Hall

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 1:37am

Corporal Glenn M. Hall left his rural Scott Valley home during the Korean War to join the United States Army with his friends – a decision that established him as one of Siskiyou County's most decorated soldiers and which ultimately cost him his life.

Flyer incites outcry over Siskiyou code proposal

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 1:26am

An anonymous flyer conjured up images of due process encroachment and government overreach for some residents Tuesday when the county board of supervisors held its first public hearing on amendments to its code enforcement policy.

Aaron Hernandez found guilty of first-degree murder

Wed, 04/15/2015 - 12:46am

FALL RIVER, Massachusetts - Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots star tight end with a once-promising NFL career, will spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted today for the first-degree murder of Odin Lloyd in North Attleborough.

Morning Jolt: Tax Day freebies from burgers to pizza

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 11:18pm

Tax Day is the worst, but Gillian Pensavalle tells where you can get freebies to ease the pain.

Today in the News: Obama submits request to remove Cuba from terror list

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 8:16am

President Barack Obama submitted a request to Congress today to have Cuba removed from the U.S. government's list of state sponsors of terrorism, a list Cuba has been on since 1982.

Callahan man arrested for arson

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 7:15am

YREKA – CAL FIRE law enforcement officers arrested James William Wyatt, 35, from Callahan, late Monday evening on one count of arson. He was booked into the Siskiyou County Jail.Fire suppression units from CAL FIRE, Scott Valley Fire Protection District, Etna Fire Department and Fort Jones City Department assisted the Klamath National Forest on a vegetation [...]

Mike Graves is the final speaker for 2014-15 COS Speakers Series

Tue, 04/14/2015 - 6:00am

Drones – remotely-controlled unmanned aircraft – have the potential to change many aspects of our lives in the coming years.


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