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Morning Jolt: Biggest winners at the Emmys

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:30pm

Check out the biggest winners from the 2014 Emmys.

Booked into jail Aug. 25, 2014

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the Aug. 25, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

California quake struck at worst possible time

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:00am

A powerful earthquake that struck the heart of California's wine country caught many people sound asleep, sending dressers, mirrors and pictures crashing down around them and toppling wine bottles in vineyards around the region. Scores were injured as the temblor knocked out power to thousands, caused gas and water lines to rupture, sparked fires and buckled roads.

Liberia: Doctor given experimental Ebola drug dies

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:00am

A Liberian doctor who was among three Africans to receive an experimental Ebola drug has died, the country's information minister said Monday, as a top U.N. delegation promised more help for countries battling the virulent disease during a visit to Sierra Leone.

Army: Barricaded in Fort Lee office, soldier shot herself

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:52am

A commanding general at a Virginia Army base says a soldier with a gun barricaded herself in an office, then shot herself in the head as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her.

Mourners gather in St. Louis for Michael Brown funeral

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:46am

Hundreds of people lined up in sweltering heat Monday to say goodbye to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot and killed earlier this month in a confrontation with a police officer that fueled almost two weeks of street protests.

Roseburg Forest Products files suit in water rights case

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:42am

Roseburg Forest Products filed a complaint with the Siskiyou County Superior Court Friday asking that the court restore water rights it believes the Scott Valley and Shasta Valley Watermaster District improperly allocated to someone else.

Fires, fuel reduction top forest coalition discussion Friday in Redding

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:34am

The Sustainable Forest Action Coalition met Friday to discuss issues on national forest lands, and recent fires took center stage for many in the group.

Morning Jolt: Burger King may sell brand, move out of US

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 11:51pm

Miami-based Burger King is in talks to merge with the Canadian Tim Hortons coffee chain, CNN reported. If the companies merge, Burger King would exist as is, but the company headquarters would move to Canada, where the tax rate is cheaper than in the U.S.

Michael Brown's father asks for peace

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 6:57pm

The father of a black 18-year-old shot to death by a white police officer in Ferguson pleaded Sunday for a "day of silence" as he lays his son to rest Monday.

US says American held in Syria has been freed

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 4:47am

The U.S. government says an American held hostage for about two years by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria has been released.US says American held in Syria has been freed.

Strong California quake causes injuries, damage

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 4:30am

The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sent scores of people to hospitals, ignited fires, damaged multiple historic buildings and knocked out power to tens of thousands in California's wine country on Sunday.

White House aides to attend Michael Brown funeral

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 9:00pm

President Barack Obama is sending three White House aides to the funeral of Michael Brown, the young black man whose fatal shooting by a white police officer sparked days of racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Earthquakes over 5 magnitude shake Iceland volcano

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 9:00pm

Two earthquakes measuring over 5 in magnitude — the biggest yet — have shaken Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano after the country issued an aviation red alert warning that an ash-emitting eruption may be imminent.

Key events following the death of Michael Brown

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 6:58am

A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson.

Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 2:00am

Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.

Yreka residents will see trash collection rate increase

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 8:10am

Yreka residents will soon see an increase in their garbage collection bills with the passage of a resolution by the Yreka City Council approving the rate hike.

Yreka council approves casino agreement

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 8:06am

The Yreka City Council approved its agreement with the Karuk Tribe regarding the tribe's proposed casino, marking one closer step to the project's commencement.

Lagunitas IPA - Life is uncertain, don't sip

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 6:58am

Recently a friend asked me, while watching as I shamelessly devoured a Lagunitas IPA, "So that’s your favorite beer, right?"Instinctually I claimed no. Then I began to think, well, I actually really do love this beer, but I’ve never been the kind to truly have a favorite anything, hence the instant remark of no. So, while I won’t claim this to be my favorite, it is an amazing [...]

Junior Livestock Auction breaks record

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 6:53am

With a turnout of 47,408, the Siskiyou Golden Fair lost about 3,000 in attendance this year, according to CEO Cliff Munson.In delving into the matter, it seemed to be a decrease in the senior citizen demographic, said Munson.The factors probably had to do with the smoke, noted Munson.Munson said everything went off without a hitch, and that it was another great [...]


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