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Multiple fractures for Bono in NY bicycle accident leads to two surgeries

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 4:03am

An injury to U2 singer Bono after what was described by the group as a "cycling spill" left him with multiple fractures that required him to undergo two surgeries, a doctor said Wednesday.

Jeb Bush seeks common ground with Common Core education critics

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:49am

Responding to a national backlash over Common Core education standards, potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Thursday that the set of state benchmarks should be "the new minimum" for America's classrooms.

Allan Kramer, Etna Fire Department

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 3:01am

Why volunteer?Etna Fire Chief Allan Kramer has been working with Etna’s volunteer fire department for nearly two decades. Kramer said that when he and his wife moved back to Siskiyou County from North Carolina, it became apparent to him that he needed to do his part in the community, so he joined the fire department.Why Etna Fire Department?Kramer said [...]

Four new councilors join Etna City Council

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 2:57am

ETNA – Etna City Council announced four new council members sworn in Monday: Chuck Jopson, William Miller, Diana Callahan and Susan Marshall as treasurer.City Clerk Pamela Russell said each member brings years of experience in their specific fields, with Callahan having four years of previous experience on the council.Callahan said she is excited to support the community’ and its ideals. [...]

Man arrested for disturbing school - twice

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 2:53am

MOUNT SHASTA – Andrew Malen Johnson, 49, of Mount Shasta, was booked into the Siskiyou County Jail after two incidents at Mount Shasta Elementary School on Wednesday morning.At approximately 6 a.m., Johnson was placed under citizen’s arrest for breaking a window and entering the elementary school.Johnson was cited, released and told not to return to the school, according to Lieutenant [...]

Obama faces showdown with Congress on immigration

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 2:00am

President Barack Obama is poised to level broad authority to grant work permits to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States and to protect them from deportation, but the plan would leave the fate of millions more still unresolved. Republicans vowed an all-out fight against it.

Beacon of Hope homeless mission looking for volunteers

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:53am

The Beacon of Hope Rescue Mission group is making a call for volunteers to help run its overnight shelters for the homeless.

Siskiyou backs hotel tourism improvement plan

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:50am

Siskiyou County is one step closer to a Tourism Business Improvement District after the board of supervisors agreed to be the lead agency Tuesday.

Americans don't like the NSA spying on them

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 1:00am

Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed, current and former intelligence officials say.

Got a shovel? Bills race clock to clear snow-filled stadium

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:46am

The Buffalo Bills are looking for anyone with a snow shovel and plenty of spare time.

Production assistant training for television and film workshop

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:46am

This Saturday, the Scott Valley Film Coalition is offering a professional training workshop that will create a local workforce to support movie and television productions in Siskiyou County.

VIDEO: After nights of calm, raucous protest in Ferguson

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:17pm

With the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case drawing near, several nights of relative calm were broken by a raucous protest at police headquarters in the St. Louis County town of Ferguson.

Gunman killed after shooting at Florida State University

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:58pm

A gunman opened fire early Thursday at a Florida State University library, sending hundreds of students who had been up all night studying for exams scrambling for cover in the book aisles and barricading themselves in with desks. Three students were wounded before police killed the gunman in a shootout, authorities said.

Banking industry culture fosters cheating

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:00pm

The banking industry seems to bring out dishonesty in people, a new study suggests

Here's how you move a shark across state lines

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:00pm

Caroline the sand tiger shark just spent two days in a pool on wheels. The all-star three year old was traded from North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans.

Man uses knife to save baby in sinking car

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 9:00am

A Maine logger helped save an infant from drowning when he crawled into a car that was upside-down in water and used a knife to cut the straps off her car seat and pull her out, police said.

In food-crazed Lebanon, a war over tainted chicken and messed-up meze

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:00am

When it comes to cuisines of the Arab world, perhaps none other is as internationally recognizable — and mouthwatering — as Lebanon's.

Booked into jail Nov. 18, 2014

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 7:00am

A look at the bookings in the Nov. 18, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

A long haul pasture plan during drought

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:08am

Damage to pasture lands due to drought was a topic of discussion Thursday at a workshop hosted in the Shasta Valley.Keynote speaker Steve Fransen from Washington State University talked about the drastic difference of drought management in the West due to its dependency on surface water.Picking up a purple blade of grass from a pasture, Fransen showed the group how deficient the field currently was. [...]

Peruvians turning to frog juice to cure their ailments

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:00am

Suffering from stress? Not feeling sexy? High in the Andean mountains, some locals believe putting frogs in a blender is the answer.


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