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Department of Interior draws ire of Siskiyou supervisors

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:03am

The rift between the United States Department of the Interior and Siskiyou County may have widened over a recent letter from DOI representative John Bezdek.

Siskiyou code enforcement overhaul approved Tuesday

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 8:00am

The proceedings were quieter the third time around for Siskiyou County’s code enforcement amendment, which passed unanimously Tuesday.

Hunter safety course offered to youth in May

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 7:25am

The Second Annual Chiara Tadina Memorial Hunter Safety Course will be held on May 28 and 29 during the evenings and all day on May 30 in Mount Shasta.

Morning Jolt: Bill Murray's hilarious farewell to Letterman

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 4:16am

Bill Murray’s last visit to David Letterman’s “Late Show” started off with him stumbling out of a giant cake. The two legendary comedians took a look back at all the crazy stuff Murray has done on the show in the past.

Today in the News: Los Angeles votes to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 1:29pm

NEWS TO KNOWThe Los Angeles City Council voted today to raise the city’s minimum wage from $9 per hour up to $15 per hour. The full raise won’t go into effect until 2020, but it will affect all companies with more than 25 employees. Meanwhile, the federal minimum wage has hung steady at $7.25 an hour [...]

Booked into jail May 19, 2015

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 1:00pm

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

Top 100 elementary school students event held in Yreka

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 11:37am

The Montague and Yreka Rotary clubs presented the 54th annual Top 100 honor program for elementary students Monday evening in Yreka. A list of honorees follows.Big SpringsTrinity ApodacaMadison RestineMaryssa RodriguezAnthony SendejoDelaney WhippleDelphicTerrance FleekGazelleCheyanne NelsonNicole SaltersGrenadaPaul BrummettMadisyn BryanBraydan ChapmanLena Fogle [...]

Pooch Profile: Meet Blondie

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:37am

A little about Blondie’s backgroundBlondie is a 10-year-old malamute/husky mix that came to the Rescue Ranch recently. She weighs approximately 52 pounds, according to volunteers. Blondie is a gentle giant, with a lot of love to give. Blondie’s abilities and personalityBlondie has a low-to-medium energy [...]

School district budget cuts eased by new funds

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:34am

DORRIS – Butte Valley School District won’t have to squeeze out summer school this year thanks to the recent two-year extension of the Secure Rural School Act.The funding program pays hundreds of millions of dollars to states that have an abundance of federal timber land and is meant to replace local taxes issued upon the once robust timber industry.The act, however, expired last [...]

Yreka Memorial Day service

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 7:15am

The public is invited to the Yreka Memorial Day ceremony which will be held in the Veterans Section of Evergreen Cemetery at noon on Sunday, May 24, under the direction of the Siskiyou County Veterans Commission.

Memorial Day service planned at Living Memorial Sculpture Garden

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 7:00am

The Memorial Day Service at the Living Memorial Sculpture Garden is this Sunday, May 24, at 2 p.m.

Klamath fish health team raises alert for potential salmon kill

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 1:24am

The Klamath Fish Health Assessment Team has raised its level of alert for a potential salmon die-off in the mid-Klamath River due to an increased detection of a deadly disease.

Montague man arrested for allegedly threatening to blow up buildings

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:15am

MONTAGUE – Twenty-six-year-old William Thomas Christopher was arrested on Sunday after verbally threatening to blow up several buildings in Yreka, according to law enforcement.According to the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office:The sheriff’s department received an emergency call May 17 at 5 p.m. from an individual later identified as William Thomas Christopher, 26 years old, who [...]

Booked into jail May 18, 2015

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the May 18, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

County celebrates Armed Forces Day

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 3:38am

YREKA – Family and friends gathered at the seventh annual Armed Forces Day on Saturday at the fairgrounds to celebrate the many men and women that have served in the Armed Forces."It doesn’t matter where you served or when you served," stated Board of Supervisors Vice Chair Grace Bennett in her welcoming speech.As the ceremony went on, Siskiyou County Law Enforcement Senior Chaplain Keith [...]

Booked into jail May 15, 2015

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the May 15, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Siskiyou County Animal Control starts foster program

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 1:52am

Siskiyou County Animal Control has announced that it will begin fostering out animals from its Yreka shelter to appropriate homes.

Morning Jolt: Is 52-year-old Jordan better than present-day LeBron?

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 11:15pm

According to a new poll, 34 percent of people think present-day Michael Jordan could beat present-day LeBron James one-on-one. Mind you, Jordan is 52 years old and James is 30. In a question of which player is the best of all time, Jordan wins with 77 percent of the vote.

Today in the News: Amtrak engineer says he can't remember train crash

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:00am

NEWS TO KNOWThe engineer driving the Amtrak train that derailed on Tuesday night in Philadelphia has said through his lawyer he can’t remember what happened in the moments leading up to the crash. Brandon Bostian, 32, was the engineer at the controls when the crash occurred, killing eight [...]

Booked into jail May 14, 2015

Thu, 05/14/2015 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the May 14, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

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