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A Malaysian Air Force official told CNN today that the missing airplane was hundreds of miles off course and flying in the wrong direction when it dropped off the radar. The plane was flying west instead of northeast, officials said, and it had stopped sending information. Officials now are looking into the possibility of a power failure or [...]
A look at the bookings in the March 11, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News
A little about
Mr. Jack’s background
Mr. Jack is a tri-colored Jack Russell that came to the Rescue Ranch recently. He is approximately 1 year old and weighs about 10 pounds. Volunteers say he would do best in an active home, with constant entertainment.
Mr. Jack’s abilities
Mr. Jack is house-trained, doggy-door-trained, leash-trained and can sit. He is well-behaved, loving and extremely [...]
Statewide statistics reveal that approximately 69 percent of Siskiyou County stores have what is deemed as "unhealthy" storefront advertising.
Healthy Stores Healthy Community recently released a study analyzing tobacco, alcohol and food in stores.
This is the first time all three categories have been analyzed together, according to a recent press release.
The analysis included collected information from 58 counties and more than 7,300 diverse retail stores, [...]
In the news
The head of Interpol said today that the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines flight "was not a terrorist incident," according to CNN. Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble said that the two passengers who were traveling with stolen passports do not appear to be linked to any terrorists organizations, and that one of the men was trying to [...]
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According to a report from USA Today, officials have identified a man who bought two tickets on the missing Malaysian flight using stolen passports. Thai police said Kazem Ali of Iran bought the tickets for two friends who were trying to get home to Europe. The final destination on the tickets itinerary were for Europe, officials said. [...]
Local business owners and members of the community met to strategize for Yreka’s downtown revitalization Friday at the Yreka Chamber of Commerce.
Efforts began back in 2007 to revamp the downtown area to attract more business, according to a Siskiyou Daily News article.
Led by Kory Hayden, executive director of the Yreka Chamber of Commerce, Friday’s meeting featured guest speaker Lonnie Lott.
Lott said she has worked with many historic districts, [...]
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The killer app on cellphones is the camera, as in photography. Last year, tens of billions of pictures were shot by them, eclipsing stand-alone digital cameras.
Downside: Tablet and cell cams still produce lower-quality images than stand-alone cameras. It's all in the sensor that records the shot. There's not a lot of room or power in a handheld. For sharpness and depth of color, they cannot beat the competition.
I spent a Saturday trying to improve my Samsung tablet photos. Here's what [...]
The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors will be sitting in on two contractors’ proposals Tuesday regarding the county’s plan to build a multi-million dollar jail.
In the news
There's still no sign of the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing Saturday. Dozens of planes and ships from eight nations are combing the seas for signs of the airplane, but officials have yet to come up with anything. "For the aircraft to go missing just like that ... as far as we are concerned, we are equally puzzled as well," said Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, director general of the Malaysian civil aviation department, CNN reported.
The Yreka City Council voted Thursday night to pay off two trucks purchased in 2007 and pave the way for the purchase of a new vehicle, as part of the Yreka Fire Department’s 50-year equipment plan.
Robin Watson is a third-generation volunteer in the health field. Her grandmother volunteered at the previous hospital and her mother volunteered at Fairchild Medical Center, where Watson currently holds the volunteer position of president of the auxiliary. She oversees other volunteers who help out in various positions at the hospital, works in the gift shop and fills in where needed. She also organizes fundraisers for FMC.
A look at the bookings in the March 7, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News
The Hornbrook firefighters officially called it quits Thursday morning by turning in their gear.
A special meeting, held at the Hornbrook Fire Department, was closed for disciplinary actions and gear inventory.
The agenda stated that any member failing to attend this meeting, and/or bring all of their gear for safety inspection and inventory, would be terminated from the department without further notice.
One by one, the firefighters were called in to return their [...]
In the news
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February, more than was expected, according to the Department of Labor. The numbers top January's as well. The unemployment rate in February was 6.7 percent.
The big movies opening this weekend are "300: Rise of an Empire," an R action movie that is a sequel [...]
Addy Roberts wants to remind you to set your clocks an hours ahead Saturday night!
Quote of note
"We must remember that the purpose of our pressure on Russia is not simply to punish aggression — and certainly it is not to escalate the confrontation — but instead to move (President Vladimir) Putin toward a resolution that protects the territorial integrity of Ukraine." - Rep. Ed Royce, R-Calif., who co-sponsored a resolution [...]
A look at the bookings in the March 6, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.
WASHINGTON — Relief may be on the way for a weather-weary United States with the predicted warming of the central Pacific Ocean brewing this year that will likely change weather worldwide. But it won't be for the better everywhere.
The warming, called an El Nino, is expected to lead to fewer Atlantic hurricanes and more rain next winter for drought-stricken California and southern states, and even a milder winter for the [...]