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Booked into jail Oct. 24, 2014

11 hours 39 min ago

A look at the bookings in the Oct. 24,2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Yreka burn ban lifted, permit still required

17 hours 52 min ago

Yreka Volunteer Fire Department Chief BJ Laustalot has announced that climatic conditions have sufficiently changed to allow burning within the city limits, effective immediately.

Morning Jolt: J.K. Rowling to release 'Harry Potter' story on Halloween

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:18pm

J.K. Rowling announced she is releasing a story set in the “Harry Potter” universe on Halloween. The story will be focused on the nasty Dolores Umbridge, who first appeared in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” the fifth book of the series. Learn more at Rowling’s site Pottermore.

App Finder: Best basketball apps

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:01pm

After a bit of a breather following this summer's FIBA World Cup, basketball bounces back this month. Check out some useful apps that allow you to track stats, bolster your fantasy league team and get in on the game.NBA GAME TIME: The newest version of the NBA's official app allows you to watch game recaps, see live stats and scores, watch press conferences and follow the latest news on your favorite team. For an additional fee, you can upgrade the app to watch games live on your phone. [...]

Booked into jail Oct. 23, 2014

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the Oct. 23, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Forest Service closes Pilgrim Creek Road because of debris

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:12am

The US Forest Service has announced its decision to close Pilgrim Creek Road, east of McCloud along Highway 89, because of the ongoing movement of debris down Mud Creek.

Siskiyou County joins Clean Water Act waiver program

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:52am

Siskiyou County will soon join four of its partner counties in an effort to streamline road management projects’ compliance with the federal Clean Water Act.

Lawmakers, groups push back against EPA rule change proposal

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:46am

The push against a proposed rule change for the Environmental Protection Agency has increased on a number of fronts as the deadline nears for comments on that proposal.

Halloween in Dorris

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:34am

The Butte Valley Halloween Association will present its Third Annual Haunted House from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 30 and 31 at Dorris City Hall.

Water districts meet to plan in Yreka

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:02am

YREKA – Watershed groups from around Siskiyou County are taking on a variety of projects to help manage groundwater.On Wednesday, local groups met at a workshop to discuss various ways of coping with extended drought conditions, Shasta Valley Resource Conservation District Executive Director Adriane Garayalde said.The day-long event also covered topics like funding, working with landowners, [...]

Booked into jail Oct. 22, 2014

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the Oct. 22, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

National recognition for Siskiyou student program

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:52am

Student leaders, coaches, parents and program directors gathered before the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors Tuesday to detail the successes of the Athlete Committed program now employed at five Siskiyou County schools.

Extended bear hunt denied

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:37am

Most concerns aligned with the increased chances of orphaning bear cubs.

Military News: Private First Class Eddie Robles

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:32am

Kenny and Jennifer Fickett proudly announce the graduation of their son, Eddie Robles, from the U.S. Army's Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:04pm

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship with one president, John F. Kennedy, and became famous for his role in toppling another, Richard Nixon, in the Watergate scandal. Bradlee died at home Tuesday of natural causes, the Post reported. He was 93.

VIDEO: America says no to cappuccino potato chips

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:00am

America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips.

Collision course: car accidents with deer spike during migration season

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 4:53am

Highway 3 in Scott Valley has always been notorious for vehicle vs. deer collisions, according to Scott Valley Watershed Council board member Anne Hilton.The problem is especially noticeable in the valley between October and early November, according to Hilton.Residents of the Scott Valley have been afflicted with the problem for years, to the point where $1 million was put into a roadside animal [...]

Man arrested for prowling

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:56am

YREKA – Officers from the Yreka Police Department arrested a person on suspicion of prowling early Friday morning.According to a police report: Officers responded at 1:45 a.m. to a report that Toetally Tips Hair Salon, 1217 S. Main St., had been broken into.The owner of a nearby saloon was inside of the business and could hear two people outside whispering that they were going to break in. Officers responded to the scene and walked into the location on foot. [...]

Apple Pay Q&A: What you need to know

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:00am

Apple's mobile payment system, Apple Pay, made its debut Monday. Now you can flash your new iPhone in the checkout line to pay for food, clothing and other goods. There's no need to pull out your credit card.

North Korea frees US man; 2 more still detained

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:56am

North Korea's reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, but Pyongyang refused to hand over two other U.S. citizens who are still being held.

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