Siskiyou Daily News
A little about Cowboy’s backgroundCowboy is a boxer cross that came to the Rescue Ranch recently. He weighs approximately 43 pounds and is 2 years old. Volunteers say Cowboy is very loving. Cowboy’s abilities and personalityCowboy has a lot of energy, and would be great for a family, according to [...]
YREKA – A public information day was held on Saturday at the Big Springs Church in preparation for wildfire season.The day consisted of various information tables from groups such as the California Conservation Corps, Fire What?, Holy Smoke, Office of Emergency Services, CAL FIRE and others.Community members gathered packets on evacuation planning, how to obtain information and home safety [...]
YREKA – Three Little Birds, a new cafe, will be opening in Fort Jones just in time for spring.Former owners of The Whistle Stop located in Dunsmuir, owners Sally and Chris Flynn decided to move shop closer to home after nearly two years in business.The duo said they tried to make it work in Dunsmuir and truly appreciated all of their customers.The new [...]
The Siskiyou County Clerk announces that there is one unscheduled vacancy on the Planning and Service Area 2 (PSA 2) Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council to fill a four-year term.
When I was a senior in high school, I posed one of the cruelest questions ever to my parents."So," I asked, one night at the dinner table. "How much money have you saved for my college education?" The question was mean because I knew full well they had saved nothing for my college education. My parents worked hard to provide a nice life for their kids, but extra dough for college wasn't in the cards. The guilt on their faces when they revealed what I already knew haunts me still. [...]
The Lake Shastina Community Services District has entered a settlement agreement after a two-year legal battle over payments on a health clinic that opened in 2004.
Angelina Jolie has announced that she has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed as a preventative measure against cancer. Writing in the New York Times, the Hollywood star explained that she had recently undergone surgery after discovering she carries a gene that gave her a 50 percent risk of developing ovarian cancer. The move comes two years after the actress and director had a double mastectomy in a bid to prevent breast cancer, the disease that killed her mother.
Former NFL player Darren Sharper was sentenced to nine years in prison without eligibility for earlier release today in an Arizona courtroom after pleading guilty to one count of sexual assault and one count of attempted sexual assault.
A look at the bookings in the March 23, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.
YREKA – American Postal Workers Union member Larry Nayer stood outside the Yreka Post Office on Friday, asking people to sign a petition that opposes the proposed closure of the mail processing center in Redding.The closure was announced early in 2014, and it is expected to occur by April 18, according to Nayer.The new destination for mail sent to and from the county would be a facility in West [...]
YREKA – The community was dressed to the nines at this year’s 64th Annual Chamber Awards Gala that honored Yreka’s revival.Hosts Kory Hayden, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, and Sean McDonald, publisher of the Siskiyou Daily News, got plenty of laughs as they bantered back and forth, introducing nominees and winners.Nominees were introduced as they strolled down the red [...]
Another dead male adult was found Thursday in a vehicle near Deer Creek, according to the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office. Even with the recent finding of a deceased Asian male in Yreka Creek near Grocery Outlet, there is no evidence to connect the two deaths. The deceased person recovered in the Deer Creek area was identified as 19-year-old Godfrey Ifiemi Ginah, from Alameda County. [...]
A pair of suicide bombings at mosques in Yemen killed at least 100 people earlier today, and ISIS has allegedly claimed responsibility for the attacks.
DORRIS – The vote to close the Butte Valley Middle School was unanimous at Wednesday night’s school board meeting.The school district will now merge the middle and elementary schools, and next year students from Macdoel will make the trek to Dorris in an attempt to save Butte Valley School District nearly $76,100.The merger comes after state and federal funding cuts left the district [...]
The Fairchild Medical Center Auxiliary is making available a $500 scholarship to a deserving high school graduate.
The Scott Valley Family Resource Center will host a nine-week Dave Ramsay Financial Peace class beginning Thursday, March 26 through May 28, from 6-8 p.m.
“If you build it, they will come” was repeated often at Thursday’s Yreka City Council meeting, but it was no field of dreams for the Beacon of Hope Rescue Mission.
County Clerk Colleen Setzer warned the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday that federally mandated elections changes could create more issues than they will solve for next year’s election.
Amazon.com was granted approval by the Federal Aviation Administration to test fly their drones. Amazon wants to use drones to deliver packages to customers, but until now, the FAA rules prevented it. Now, Amazon can fly drones if a host of specific rules are followed.
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