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Thursday morning Scott Valley rollover results in DUI arrest

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:44am

A rollover on Highway 3 in Scott Valley resulted in one woman's arrest Thursday morning.

Yreka Police Chief: Intensive investigation underway in Howard homicide

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 9:26am

Yreka Police Chief Brian Bowles provided the Siskiyou Daily News with some additional information Thursday morning at the scene of a suspected homicide in Yreka.

Community invited to meet the final candidates for College of the Siskiyous vice president of instruction

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 8:39am

The community is invited to meet the final candidates for COS vice president of instruction on Monday, July 6.

Victim in Yreka murder identified; suspect killed in Grants Pass shooting

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 8:17am

On July 1, 2015 the Yreka Police Department received a report of a possible homicide victim at 117 E. Howard St. in Yreka California.

Whistleblowers claim millions wasted in Klamath Project

Thu, 07/02/2015 - 7:54am

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel has opened an investigation into the expenditure of $48 million in taxpayer funds in the Upper Klamath Basin following a scathing whistleblower declaration.

Boles Fire guilty plea is for recklessness, not arson

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 2:47pm

Ronald Beau Marshall, Jr.'s guilty plea to charges of recklessly causing a fire to structure and forestland and an enhancement for causing multiple inhabited structures to burn carries a maximum sentence of six years in state prison.

Marshall pleads guilty to causing Boles Fire

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 1:23pm

On Tuesday, Ronald Beau Marshall, 25, of Weed, pleaded guilty to causing the Boles Fire that ravaged the city of Weed on September 15, 2014.Marshall pleaded guilty to penal code section 452 (c) – recklessly causing a fire to structure and forestland, as well as an enhancement pursuant to penal code section 452.1 (a)(4) for causing multiple inhabited structures to burn, according to Siskiyou County District Attorney Kirk Andrus. [...]

Pooch Profile: Meet Joe Cocker

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:53am

A little about Joe Cocker’s backgroundJoe Cocker is a 3-year-old cocker spaniel that came to the Rescue Ranch recently. He weighs approximately 20 pounds. Joe Cocker’s abilities and personalityJoe Cocker is extremely friendly, and loves people and dogs alike. Volunteers say he is easy going and mellow. He [...]

Mandatory vaccine bill signed into law

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:49am

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a controversial mandatory vaccination bill, ending exemptions from the state immunization laws based on religious and personal beliefs.The SB277 vaccine bill passed by the California Senate on Monday and the Assembly on Thursday. It requires children entering school to be vaccinated against diseases, including measles, mumps and pertussis. The only exemption now allowed is for those who can [...]

Siskiyou Veteran Project: 2nd Lt. John Quinn, U.S. Army

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:40am

John W. “Bill” Quinn says he has had a lucky life, and anyone playing audience to his stories might be inclined to agree.

JASSCO team spreads services to Siskiyou's outlying areas

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 7:33am

Collaborative outreach is the key phrase for a local effort to provide needed services to outlying areas. The group, Joint Agencies Serving Siskiyou County, is a developing partnership between the Siskiyou Domestic Violence and Crisis Center, Social Security Administration, the Department of Child Support Services and the local Family Law Facilitator. Four representatives – one from each agency – met with the Siskiyou Daily News on Tuesday to explain what [...]

Obama declares 'new chapter' with communist Cuba

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 6:47am

President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba will reopen their embassies in Havana and Washington, heralding a "new chapter" in relations after a half-century of hostility.

Booked into jail June 30, 2015

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 1:00pm

A look at the bookings in the June 30 edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

CAL FIRE urges 'extreme caution' with fireworks

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 6:38am

California’s fourth year of historic drought has increased the threat of wildfire throughout California ...

Yreka High class of '52 celebrates 63rd reunion

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 6:26am

It was an opportunity for memories, laughs and a few tears Saturday night as the Yreka High School class of ‘52 celebrated its 63rd class reunion.

Janie Wolf continues long term burn recovery effort

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 6:21am

A local woman who suffered severe burns in a recent fire is making strides toward her long term recovery.

Morning Jolt: Watch Chris Pratt do an amazing Jason Statham impression

Tue, 06/30/2015 - 5:16am

We all love Chris Pratt (“Jurassic World,” “Parks and Recreation”), and now we love him even more after we found out he nailed a Jason Statham impression on “Saturday Night Live.” The sketch was cut from the broadcast, but thanks to the Internet, you can still watch it. In the sketch, Pratt plays Statham as he’s promoting Jason Statham’s Jason Steakums.

One fatality reported in Grenada area collision

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 1:27pm

The California Highway Patrol reported a fatal accident on Interstate 5 Monday morning.

Lake Shastina armed robbery suspects arrested

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:49pm

On June 29, 2015 at about 11:11 am, an alert Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office (SCSO) deputy spotted a vehicle and suspects wanted in the armed robbery of the Shastina Mini Mart, which occurred during the early morning hours of June 26, 2015.

Fort Jones man deceased after Friday rollover

Sat, 06/27/2015 - 8:02am

A young Fort Jones man was killed in a traffic accident late Friday night.


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