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Funding gap reduced for new Siskiyou jail; options still available

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 1:18am

The plans for a new jail in Siskiyou County continue to change as the architectural firm in charge of the process searches for new ways to bring the project costs within reach of available funds.

Morning Jolt: Rap mogul Suge Knight surrenders after deadly hit and run

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 10:16pm

Death Row Records founder Suge Knight has surrendered to police. The rap mogul turned himself in to Los Angeles authorities early this morning, hours after being named a suspect in a deadly hit and run.

App Finder: Best party game apps

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 3:01pm

Sick of the usual party games? Looking for something new to entertain your family and friends with at your next gathering — on your smartphone. There are a plethora of fun games you can play that run on your iOS or Android phone, putting a cyber-twist on old classics.Heads Up!: Ellen Degeneres' Heads Up! app is one of the most popular party game apps on the market. As seen on "The Ellen Show," the app updates the old 21 questions game, with participants trying to guess the word they're [...]

Callahan home invasion suspects arrested

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 8:47am

CALLAHAN – Two men were arrested Thursday after they allegedly entered a home armed with firearms and stole several items.According to the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office:The office received an emergency call at approximately 8:32 a.m. The victims stated that two masked men with firearms entered their home and bound them. The men then proceeded to steal various items from the home, [...]

Emergency pipeline installed in Montague

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 7:52am

New line to be used when Lake Shastina goes dry.

Booked into jail Jan. 29, 2015

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 7:00am

A look at the bookings in the Jan. 29, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Poetry Out Loud competition

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 1:55am

These two Etna High School students, Trey Bradford and Cecyl Stout, will be competing with three or four other Siskiyou County students at the county level in the Poetry Out Loud competition this Friday at St. Mark's Preservation Hall in Yreka starting at 11 a.m.

Siskiyou supervisors meet today for new jail discussion

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 1:18am

Siskiyou County’s board of supervisors will meet today in an unscheduled meeting to receive an update on the county’s bid for a new jail facility.

Morning Jolt: New ancient human discovered?

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 10:37pm

Researchers from Asia say they have found a fossil of a human that is unlike anything yet discovered, CNN reported. The fossil — a jawbone — was discovered by a Taiwanese fisherman several years ago, and scientists have been studying it since then. They say the molars of the human are so different from other types that it is likely a different kind of human, and one who lived perhaps 200,000 years ago. The new human is being called Penghu 1, after the area where it was found.

Neighborhoods rising in Weed

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 9:25am

Neighborhoods in Weed are beginning to rise from the ashes of the Boles Fire.

AAUW recruiting for summer Tech Trek camp

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 5:00am

he Siskiyou Branch of American Association of University Women is presently launching its recruitment effort for the Summer 2015 Tech Trek, the science and math camp for girls.

Dunsmuir's YAKS named top 100 restaurant in U.S.

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 1:26am

DUNSMUIR – After three years in business, YAKS in Dunsmuir was named one of the the top 100 restaurants in the U.S. by the review website Yelp.According to Yelp, the top places to eat were determined by data based on which places were the most popular and well-reviewed over the course of 2014."From food trucks to fine dining and even a cafe located in a laundromat, there are hidden gems galore [...]

Community Foundation grants available

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 1:00am

Shasta Regional Community Foundation is excited to announce its new online application platform for grant proposals.

Defense, prosecution await autopsy in alleged Fort Jones murder

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:49am

The preliminary hearing for James Albert Henderling, 56, of Fort Jones, was delayed again Tuesday as both the prosecution and defense await a medical examiner’s report on the man he is accused of killing.

Westside Fire Recovery Project open house scheduled

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:47am

The Klamath National Forest will host community open houses starting Jan. 30, to update the public on the status of the Westside Fire Recovery Project (WFRP).

MacCallum headed to prison for 2012 murder

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:41am

Patricia MacCallum is heading to state prison to serve out a 50 years to life sentence for the murder of her husband, Michael Christopher MacCallum, in 2012.

Morning Jolt: Planet with super-size rings discovered

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:22pm

Astronomers announced they have found a planet with rings that dwarf Saturn’s, CNN reported. The planet, which is about 400 light-years away, has rings that are 200 times as big as Saturn’s. Astronomers say that if the planet, J1407b, was where Saturn is, we would see the rings more clearly than we see a full moon.

Booked into jail Jan. 27,2015

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 7:00am

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

Measles outbreak prompts vaccine advisory

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 6:36am

YREKA – Siskiyou County has released a vaccination advisory in response to the measles outbreak that started at Disneyland. The California Department of Public Health has confirmed that 59 cases have spread throughout the state with many other suspected cases still under investigation. In [...]

Jenner Ranch, NOAA legal fight could see courtroom in February

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:14am

A local court case is coming to Redding next month that some fear could alter agriculture on the West Coast for good – but right now, nobody can say much about it.

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