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Supreme Court upholds Obamacare subsidies

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 5:20am

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.

Morning Jolt: Watch Obama shut down heckler at White House reception

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 4:24am

In the newsPresident Obama doesn’t like hecklers at the White House, he made clear last night. During an invitation event for LGBT Pride Month, a woman started heckling Obama about immigration. The president generally likes to have fun with hecklers, but this time he shut it down, according to USA [...]

Judge denies injunction in suction dredge mining suits

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 7:48am

The legal battle over suction dredging in California continued Tuesday in a San Bernardino court, where miners asked a judge to keep the state from enforcing its suction dredging regulations.

Third time's the charm

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 6:58am

After two postponements, the roofing contractor said they will begin the asbestos removal June 29.

County offers cooling stations during hot days

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 6:53am

The Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services has coordinated with Community Resource Centers throughout the county to provide cooling centers for anyone needing a break from the heat.

Morning Jolt: Is this the end of the Confederate flag?

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 4:06am

Retailers such as Walmart, eBay, Amazon and Sears say they will ban the sale of Confederate flags and similarly themed merchandise.

Flixx Fest announces film lineup

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 9:31am

The Jefferson State Flixx Fest announced its film and script lineup Tuesday morning.The film festival is a first for Scott Valley and will kick off in September.According to Executive Director Megan Peterson, all of the film submissions were extremely impressive, especially for a first time festival.Peterson said she was especially moved by the ambitious nature [...]

Siskiyou Crime Report: May DUIs highest in 17 month period

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 6:55am

Siskiyou County Jail bookings show that May had the highest number of driving under the influence charges in the past 17 months.

Morning Jolt: SC gov: Tear down that Confederate flag

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 4:03am

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley declared that the Confederate flag should be removed from the grounds of the Statehouse.

Play Review: Head Over Heels in love with new OSF musical

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 11:54am

Original, audacious, and fiercely funny, the world premiere of the musical "Head Over Heels" at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival is a unique theatrical experience that uses the music of one of the more popular bands of the 1980s, The Go-Go’s,  combined with a 16th century work that come together in wonderful, surprising ways. Head Over Heels opened June 13 in Ashland and runs through October at the outdoor Elizabethan Theatre. The play was conceived by [...]

County plans to crack down on pot grows

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 10:59am

YREKA – The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office says that it plans on cracking down during this year’s marijuana grow season.In an attempt to stem the tide of marijuana growers pouring into Siskiyou County from other areas of the state and nation, law enforcement representatives met last week to coordinate the county’s enforcement efforts, according to Siskiyou County Community Development Department Deputy Director of [...]

PacifiCorp backs up claim about Klamath dam removal funds

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 9:40am

One Siskiyou group has alleged that PacifiCorp made a misrepresentation on a recent status report, but California’s governor weighed in on the matter in December.

Morning Jolt: Actor who played Anakin Skywalker in 'Star Wars' turns to the dark side

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 4:31am

The actor who played a young Anakin Skywalker (later to be known as Darth Vader) in “Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace” was arrested last week, police said. Jake Lloyd, 26, was charged with reckless driving after leading police on a high-speed chase in South Carolina.

Morning Jolt: Actor who played Anakin Skywalker in 'Star Wars' turns to the dark side

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 4:31am

The actor who played a young Anakin Skywalker (later to be known as Darth Vader) in “Star Wars: Episode I — The Phantom Menace” was arrested last week, police said. Jake Lloyd, 26, was charged with reckless driving after leading police on a high-speed chase in South Carolina.

Booked into jail June 19, 2015

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 1:00pm

A look at the bookings in the June 19, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Tourism district to begin collecting funds on July 1

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 12:15pm

YREKA – July 1 will mark the official establishment of the Siskiyou County Tourism Business Improvement District.The TBID was officially approved by the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors on May 12.According to the Siskiyou County Economic Development Council, the establishment of the district marks an exciting time for Siskiyou’s travel and tourism industry as the TBID is projected to [...]

McDonald's plans to reopen Monday

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 12:04pm

YREKA – After nearly five months of construction, the McDonald’s Yreka location is set to reopen on Monday at 8:30 a.m.The previous building stood for 38 years, according to owner Marilyn Yawnick.The modernization includes many benefits for both crew and customers, said Yawnick.For the crew, the basement was eliminated, allowing crew members to [...]

Morning Jolt: Dylann Roof tells police he wanted to start a race war

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 4:10am

Police in Charleston, South Carolina, this morning said that Dylann Roof has confessed to the church shooting and that he wanted to start a race war. Roof started shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston and killed nine people, all African-Americans, police said.

JH Ranch, county agree to 387 summer occupants

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:40am

YREKA – JH Ranch announced recently that it has come to an agreement with Siskiyou County to set its 2015 summer season occupancy at 387 guests.The ranch also submitted and updated its future Planned Development Plan Application in May, which is currently under review.JH Ranch Director Rob Hayes-St. Clair noted that the new application is asking for an occupancy limit that is more than 387, [...]

Four Injured in Shasta-Trinity's Saddle Fire

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 10:36am

EUREKA – Four crew members on the Shasta-Trinity National Forest Saddle Fire have been injured as the fire continues to burn.The injuries occurred over a three-day span with the first being a burn to the ear from a falling ember.The crew member was taken off the fire, sent to Redding and is back on the line, according to NorCal Team Two Information Officer Corie Wilford. [...]

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