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Booked into jail Sept. 30, 2014

12 hours 59 min ago

A look at the bookings in the Sept. 30, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

13 hours 12 min ago

A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.

Secret Service head takes heat for WH breach

13 hours 44 min ago

Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged on Tuesday that her agency failed in its mission of protecting the White House when a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued.

Police: Shots fired at Ky. school, 1 student hurt

15 hours 25 min ago

A high school student was injured and one person was being sought after a shooting at a high school in southern Louisville, police said Tuesday.

Hong Kong leader rejects protesters' demands

18 hours 5 min ago

Pro-democracy protesters demanded that Hong Kong's top leader meet with them, threatening wider actions if he did not, after he said Tuesday that China would not budge in its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub.

Two charged after police witness liquor store theft

18 hours 23 min ago

YREKA – After two months of intermittent burglaries at Y More Liquor on Montague Road in Yreka, the Yreka Police Department charged James Wade Phillips, 30, and Allison Bonniea Aragon, 19, on Saturday in relation to the incidents.Officers set up to watch for suspicious activity in the area, and witnessed Phillips and Aragon break into the establishment and steal a 20-ounce bottle of soda, said Sergeant Chris Betts. [...]

800 quilts made for victims of Boles Fire

18 hours 28 min ago

The Mount Shasta Lily Quilt Guild is giving students quilts after the devastating Boles Fire.Coordinator Judy Sartor said this is the biggest mobilization venture the guild has ever done.With more than 800 handmade quilts, the guild is making its rounds to assure that every student affected by the fire has a quilt.On Thursday, the group distributed 175 quilts to [...]

Yreka area businesses lend helping hand to homeless effort

19 hours 6 min ago

Community support – both financial and nutritional – is mounting for the local effort to start a new, large-scale food bank operation in Yreka.

American Association of University Women to hold a dinner

19 hours 18 min ago

Membership in AAUW is open to any graduate holding an associate or equivalent, baccalaureate, or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Suction dredge mining sees minor victory in appeals court

19 hours 23 min ago

A California trial court has been ordered to review whether state suction dredging rules are preempted by federal mining laws.

Morning Jolt: Report says animal population has dropped 52% in last 40 years

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:19pm

According to the The World Wide Fund for Nature's Living Planet Index, the world’s animal population has declined 52 percent in the past 40 years. The dramatic drop is attributed to humans killing animals for food and taking over or otherwise destroying their habitats.

Drive-thru flu clinic offered in Yreka

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 5:01pm

As a part of Siskiyou County’s emergency preparedness efforts in mass dispensing, multiple agencies will be assisting the Public Health Department to conduct a Drive-thru Seasonal Flu Clinic on Sept. 30 at the Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds, 1712 Fairlane Road, Yreka.

ATM fees keep climbing, survey says

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:16am

The penalty for using an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank rose 5 percent over the past year. The average fee for using an out-of-network ATM climbed to a new high of $4.35 per transaction, according to a survey released Monday by Bankrate.com. That figure includes $2.77 that banks charge non-customers and $1.58 that banks levy against their own customers for using an outside ATM.

Booked into jail Sept. 29, 2014

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the Sept. 29, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Jury selection begins in penalty retrial of Arias

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:41am

PHOENIX (AP) — About two dozen potential jurors who said they could not be impartial were dismissed Monday in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias as prosecutors again seek a death sentence in the Arizona case that became a tabloid TV sensation.About 300 prospective jurors reported to the courthouse in Phoenix, with more to come if an impartial panel cannot be found among the first group. A previous jury [...]

Police defend handling of protests in Hong Kong

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:00am

Police defended their use of tear gas and other methods to control the pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed Hong Kong's financial district, and appealed Monday for an end to the unprecedented acts of civil disobedience.

US-led airstrikes hit 4 Syrian provinces

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:55am

U.S.-led coalition air raids targeted towns and villages in northern and eastern Syria controlled by the Islamic State group, including one strike that hit a grain silo and reportedly killed civilians, activists said Monday.

Brew Beat: Have your pie and drink it too

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:33am

I’ve always been an autumn woman.From the vibrant changing trees, to apple picking, pumpkin carving, squash cooking, gourd centerpieces, and last but not least, pumpkin ales – my heart has always been most happy in the fall.So, I unpacked my sweaters and sat with my dog on the porch of my lovely log cabin.Surrounded by trees I gazed at the leaves [...]

Fish kill could follow mudslide

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:20am

MOUNT SHASTA – The mudflow that flushed debris into Mud Creek Canyon on the southeast side of Mount Shasta was not significantly affected by the rain Wednesday evening, according to Shasta-Trinity National Forest Public Information Officer Andrea Capp.Capp said that officials were concerned that a significant rain event could reactivate the flow, or affect other areas on the mountain, but no major changes were indicated. [...]

Fire crews wrap up operation

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:05am

With the fires burning out in Siskiyou County, crews continue to diminish, and the last incident management team is ready to depart.The last update from California Interagency Incident Management Team 4 went out Saturday, as Incident Commander Rocky Opliger thanked the community for all their cooperation and support of all fire crews."Suppressing the Happy Camp Complex wildfires was a cooperative [...]

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