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Suspect found in Miner Street theft case

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:31am

The Yreka Police Department recently identified a suspect in relation to the Dec. 9 vandalism at Miner Street Plaza.YPD reported that a probation search was conducted on a suspect after surveillance footage captured individuals in the plaza the night of the incident.YPD stated that an act of vandalism amounting to $1,000 in damage to city property was committed, and approximately $300 worth [...]

NASA's $349 million monument to its drift: a mothballed rocket engine-test tower

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:30am

In June, NASA finished work on a huge construction project here in Mississippi: a $349 million laboratory tower, designed to test a new rocket engine in a chamber that mimicked the vacuum of space.

Local rodeo star wins big

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 2:28am

LAS VEGAS – Local resident, Jordan Spears, took home his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo go round win last weekend in Las Vegas, making him the first Northern California cowboy to win a go round, according to Spears.Being his first bull riding year in the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association, Spears won round eight with a score of 85.5, riding Johnny Ramone.Spears took home more than [...]

Yreka police: watch out for power scam

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:10am

The Yreka Police Department said Monday that officers responded to two cases of a phone scam reported by Yreka residents.

House committee blasts Endangered Species Act peer review process

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 1:07am

A United States House of Representatives committee issued a scathing report Monday on the United States Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Endangered Species Act listing process, alleging numerous issues with peer review and transparency protocols.

Green Day, Reed, Starr, Jett, Withers into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 10:47pm

The punk trio Green Day, poet of the New York underground Lou Reed and "Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers will lead a new class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.

Texas consider abandoning its 140-year ban on open carry of handguns

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 8:00am

Long depicted as the rootin'-tootin' capital of American gun culture, Texas is one of the few states with an outright ban on the open carry of handguns.

Booked into jail Dec. 15, 2014

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 7:00am

A look at the bookings in the Dec. 15, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

VIDEO: A whisper, then tingles, then 87 million YouTube views: Meet the star of ASMR

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 5:34am

The pretty blond woman is plucking at the bristles of a hairbrush with gold-manicured fingertips, tapping her nails softly against the wooden handle as she holds it close to a microphone. Bathed in soft lighting, she smiles knowingly into the video camera, as if sharing a secret.

Calif. appeals court: No warrant, no evidence on cell phone search

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 2:11am

A California court on Thursday issued an order that may solidify rules for warrantless searches of cellphones by law enforcement personnel.

Chinook numbers strong in Siskiyou tributaries this year

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 1:54am

It has been a big year for Chinook salmon returning to Siskiyou County. Large returns have been counted on all three tributaries monitored by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

#IllRideWithYou: Aussies offer support to Muslims

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 11:52pm

Some Australian social-media users have sent a message of solidarity to Muslims as the Sydney cafe siege stretches on, offering to accompany anyone who felt intimidated on public transit.

Difficult to get your kid to smile for the Christmas card? Try it with 19

Sun, 12/14/2014 - 8:00pm

The Duggar family, also known as the family from "19 and Counting" on TLC, released their wide-angle Christmas card.

Pope: all dogs - and God's creatures - go to heaven

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:00pm

While comforting a child who's dog recently died, Pope Francis told him "One day, we will see our animals again in the eternity of Christ. Paradise is open to all of God's creatures."

Watch Yucaipa's 'Wizards of Winter' dynamic Christmas display from 1000 feet

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 12:00am

A lot of neighborly cooperation, Christmas lights and one camera-mounted drone created this holiday light show set to music in Yucaipa, California.

Commerce park planned at former site of brownfield

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 4:01pm

A new Mount Shasta Commerce Park is in the works on the original 127-acre site of the historic lumber mill property in Mount Shasta, also known as The Landing.

New Navy football team threads incorporate old 'don't tread on me' motto

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 9:00am

Under Armour is rolling out custom uniforms for the Navy Midshipmen in time for Saturday's Army-Navy game, and, as you might expect, the gear is as American as Duke Nukem fist-fighting a crepe iron.

Booked into jail Dec. 12, 2014

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 7:00am

A look at the bookings in the Dec. 12, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Geminid meteor shower of the year lights up the sky this weekend

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 6:00am

The Geminid meteor shower is the most visible meteor shower of the year, according to, with up to 120 sighting per hour.

Storm brings flood warnings to south county

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 4:00am

The southern part of Siskiyou County has received the brunt of the two-day winter storm, with flooding and winds from 30-40 mph, according to the Siskiyou Office of Emergency Services Deputy Director Ron Quigley.


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