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Bike riders report increase in thefts

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 3:30am

YREKA – Bicycle thefts are on the rise in Yreka, with two recent reports to Yreka Police Department.After participating in walk/bike to school day on October 8, Brenda Nystrom reported her son’s bike stolen.The theft occurred during school hours from behind the gated bike area at Evergreen School, according to Nystrom Nystrom said the bike was a $600 specialized P20 that her son used to [...]

Crown Valley's Imperial Pumpkin Smash Stout

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 3:23am

A fellow beer advocate dropped off a wonderful, and dare I say unique, Imperial Pumpkin Smash Stout, by Crown Valley Brewing Company.As with most stouts, the color was nearly black, which is unlike most pumpkin ales.Poured correctly, this brew produced a thick, fluffy two-finger head, diminishing into a wonderful cloudy lacing.A sweet and spicy aroma lifted from [...]

Ice cream parlor reopens downtown.

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 3:16am

YREKA – The wait is over for Bella Art Works Ice Cream Parlor, which will debut Friday evening during the Yreka Art Walk.After more than a year of planning, owners Lizzi Martinez and Lisa Clyburn said they are excited to offer 20 different flavors of ice cream to the public, including mountain blackberry, coconut crunch, Oregon trail, pumpkin pie, coffee caramel cookie and rainbow sherbet.The [...]

The SUV goes from All-American to global star

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 3:00am

Once a hulking symbol of American excess, sport utility vehicles are quickly becoming the world's favorite way to get around.

Fall burns planned to reduce hazardous fuels and improve forest health

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:50am

Planned projects include burning piles of stacked materials and low to moderate intensity understory burns of vegetation on the forest floor.

Prosecution says it will appeal Pistorius verdict

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 12:47am

South African prosecutors will appeal the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, who was handed a 5-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide, the country's National Prosecuting Authority said Monday.

Morning Jolt: Second victim in Washington high school shooting dies

Sun, 10/26/2014 - 11:40pm

Another victim has died after the Washington high school shooting Friday. Gia Soriano, 14, died Sunday night. She is the second person to die after being shot by Jaylen Fryberg before he committed suicide. Fryberg shot three others, all of whom are in critical condition. The shooting took place in the cafeteria at a school about 30 miles north of Seattle.

Booked into jail Oct. 24, 2014

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the Oct. 24,2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Yreka burn ban lifted, permit still required

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:47am

Yreka Volunteer Fire Department Chief BJ Laustalot has announced that climatic conditions have sufficiently changed to allow burning within the city limits, effective immediately.

Morning Jolt: J.K. Rowling to release 'Harry Potter' story on Halloween

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:18pm

J.K. Rowling announced she is releasing a story set in the “Harry Potter” universe on Halloween. The story will be focused on the nasty Dolores Umbridge, who first appeared in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” the fifth book of the series. Learn more at Rowling’s site Pottermore.

App Finder: Best basketball apps

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 4:01pm

After a bit of a breather following this summer's FIBA World Cup, basketball bounces back this month. Check out some useful apps that allow you to track stats, bolster your fantasy league team and get in on the game.NBA GAME TIME: The newest version of the NBA's official app allows you to watch game recaps, see live stats and scores, watch press conferences and follow the latest news on your favorite team. For an additional fee, you can upgrade the app to watch games live on your phone. [...]

Booked into jail Oct. 23, 2014

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the Oct. 23, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Forest Service closes Pilgrim Creek Road because of debris

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 7:12am

The US Forest Service has announced its decision to close Pilgrim Creek Road, east of McCloud along Highway 89, because of the ongoing movement of debris down Mud Creek.

Siskiyou County joins Clean Water Act waiver program

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:52am

Siskiyou County will soon join four of its partner counties in an effort to streamline road management projects’ compliance with the federal Clean Water Act.

Lawmakers, groups push back against EPA rule change proposal

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:46am

The push against a proposed rule change for the Environmental Protection Agency has increased on a number of fronts as the deadline nears for comments on that proposal.

Halloween in Dorris

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:34am

The Butte Valley Halloween Association will present its Third Annual Haunted House from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 30 and 31 at Dorris City Hall.

Water districts meet to plan in Yreka

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 2:02am

YREKA – Watershed groups from around Siskiyou County are taking on a variety of projects to help manage groundwater.On Wednesday, local groups met at a workshop to discuss various ways of coping with extended drought conditions, Shasta Valley Resource Conservation District Executive Director Adriane Garayalde said.The day-long event also covered topics like funding, working with landowners, [...]

Booked into jail Oct. 22, 2014

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the Oct. 22, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

National recognition for Siskiyou student program

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:52am

Student leaders, coaches, parents and program directors gathered before the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors Tuesday to detail the successes of the Athlete Committed program now employed at five Siskiyou County schools.

Extended bear hunt denied

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:37am

Most concerns aligned with the increased chances of orphaning bear cubs.

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