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Bids come in high for new Siskiyou jail sewer project

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 6:38am

An unexpected cost increase for the installation of critical infrastructure for the county’s new jail has the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors wary of things to come.

Shepherd of God residents return after flood cleanup

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 6:34am

The Shepherd of God assisted living facility was one of the victims of Monday night’s flooding in Grenada, and its residents had to be evacuated as the waters came in.

Morning Jolt: New Planned Parenthood video reignites controversy

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 4:11am

A second undercover video about Planned Parenthood's practices has sparked an expanded investigation by the state of Texas.

Brew Beat: Grateful Dead American Beauty Imperial Pale Ale

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:09am

Dogfish Head Brewing Company has come close to doing the impossible by bottling a feeling in tribute to the Grateful Dead.As a longtime dead head, I have come across many Grateful Dead-inspired items, including my very own Saint Bernard, Sugar Magnolia.My life is now one step closer to being complete. While I sit here listening to my Grateful Dead records with my trusty Sugar Magnolia and drinking a [...]

Pooch Profile: Meet Tyson

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:05am

A little about Tyson’s backgroundTyson is a one-year-old American bulldog/lab mix that came to the Rescue Ranch recently. He weighs approximately 70 pounds. Tyson’s abilities and personalityTyson is a fun and loving dog, according to volunteers. He is very loyal, and loves children and small dogs. Tyson [...]

Water Board assesses $1.5M fine on pre-1914 water rights holder

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:01am

SACRAMENTO –The first senior water right enforcement action went out Monday to Byron-Bethany Irrigation District with a proposed $1.5 million penalty.Andrew Tauriainen from the Office and Chief Council of the Division of Water Rights stated during a teleconference Monday morning that this is by far the largest civil penalty for alleged unauthorized diversions in California during a drought.During [...]

Grooveshark co-founder, 28, found dead in home

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 6:42am

Grooveshark co-founder Josh Greenberg, a pioneer in Gainesville’s student startup movement, was found dead in his bed Sunday evening by his girlfriend in the house they shared. He was 28.Lori Greenberg, his mother, said Monday she was told by police who investigated Sunday night that there was no evidence of injuries or drugs.She told police he had never been sick [...]

Yreka World War II veterans meet decades after attack they survived

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 6:37am

It was chance that two men, one born a Dane and the other a child of America's heartland, both played witness to a deadly day in the Pacific Theater, and chance again that both found themselves in the same room in Yreka nearly 71 years later.

Morning Jolt: New York now wants to fire Trump

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 4:15am

Mayor of New York threatens to dump presidential candidate Donald Trump after he made more controversial remarks, this time about Sen. John McCain.

Booked into jail July 20, 2015

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 1:00pm

A look at the bookings in the July 20 edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Wood cutting accident claims life of Yreka man

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 11:44am

A Yreka man lost his life in a wood cutting accident Friday afternoon, according to the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office.

California water board rescinds water curtailment language

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 8:09am

A recent decision in the Sacramento Superior Court has prompted the California State Water Resources Control Board to partially rescind water curtailment orders to diverters across the state, including those in the Scott River watershed.

Kent Bush: It is time for the GOP to fire Donald Trump

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 5:22am

I usually don't hold political beliefs against people.I know why I favor the candidates I do. I assume others have their reasons for supporting someone. Even if we differ, we can still have a Diet Coke and a friendly debate.But if you think Donald Trump is a good candidate – or a good person - our debate won't be as friendly and you'll have to buy your own Diet Coke.People who consider Trump for anything more serious than rodeo clown either became a fan of his ridiculous accent [...]

Stop Signs Are Forever: A jester, not a king

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 4:35am

Let me tell you, dear reader, the story of a man named Trump.A second-generation American born to a penniless German immigrant named Friedrich Drumpf, Trump parlayed his father's earnings as a Canadian restaurateur into a multi-million-dollar fortune. He re-imagined huge swaths of New York, building apartments and low-income housing. He flipped residential properties across the country for massive profits, leaving for his five children financial security for the rest of their lives. [...]

Morning Jolt: Watch in slow motion as surfer somehow evades shark

Mon, 07/20/2015 - 4:15am

Surfer Mick Fanning was attacked by a shark during a televised competition in South Africa, but he managed to emerge unscathed.

Assessment Appeals Board vacancy

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 9:04am

The Siskiyou County Clerk announces that there is one scheduled vacancy on the Assessment Appeals Board for one member, for a three-year term ending Sept. 3, 2018.

Children and Families First Commission (First 5) vacancy

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 9:00am

The Siskiyou County Clerk announces that there is one unscheduled vacancy on the Children and Families First Commission (First 5) for a member from such categories as local mental health professionals, local organizations for prevention or early intervention for families at risk, local child care resource and referral agency, and local medical, pediatric, obstetric or dental professions.

Behavioral Health Services Board vacancy

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 8:55am

Colleen Setzer, Clerk of the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors, announces that there is one unscheduled vacancy on the Behavioral Health Services Board, with a term ending Dec. 31, 2015.

Masons hold all-you-can-eat breakfast fundraiser

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 8:27am

The Masons have chosen the Jackson Street School music program as recipients of this month’s breakfast. Admission to this all-you-can-eat breakfast is $10 for adults and children, up to the age of 12, are $4.

Forest Service celebrates wildflowers and pollinators

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 8:16am

Join botanists and biologists for a day of learning about local species that play an important role in pollination on Sunday, July 19.

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