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Booked into jail April 27, 2015

9 hours 27 min ago

A look at the bookings in the April 27, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Senate bill could add water quality permit for suction dredge miners

13 hours 20 min ago

With some suction dredge miners and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife holding differing opinions on a judicial ruling, a bill in the legislature may complicate the issue further.

Siskiyou's Backcountry Horsemen clearing trails since 1992

13 hours 31 min ago

The Top of the State Backcountry Horsemen carry with them a tradition of responsible horse use on Siskiyou's trails, and they are looking to pass that along to a new generation the peaceful solitude of the rider, the horse and the wilderness.

Booked into jail April 24, 2015

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the April 24, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Siskiyou picks contractor for $2.8 million transit center

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:30am

The $2.4 million question for the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday was whether it would initiate a contract to build a new Siskiyou Transit and General Express center.

Suction dredging resumes amid conflicting interpretations of ruling

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:28am

After nearly six years, suction dredge miners are returning to some of California’s rivers, but the issue may be less clear-cut than it initially appears.

Westside Fire Recovery Project stokes long-standing battles

Fri, 04/24/2015 - 3:14am

Echoes of a 2013 fire ring through Siskiyou County’s post-wildfire recovery as two sides of the issue ramp up efforts to either oppose or push through the Klamath National Forest’s recovery plans.

Today in the News: U.S. drone strike accidentally kills 2 hostages

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 8:00am

NEWS TO KNOWA U.S. drone strike targeting an al Qaeda compound in Pakistan in January accidentally killed two hostages, President Barack Obama announced earlier today. The hostages who died in the counterterrorism effort were an American and an Italian, the president confirmed. Both Warren [...]

Man arrested for hate crime, making terrorist threats in Happy Camp

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 4:57am

HAPPY CAMP – Siskiyou County Sheriff's deputies arrested a man on several charges after receiving a report of a strong-armed robbery near Elk Creek.According to the sheriff's department:A report of a strong-armed robbery came in at about 6:47 p.m. Wednesday. The victim claimed he had been threatened, assaulted and robbed of money.An [...]

COS students co-curate photography show 'Pixels, Grain & Noise'

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:21am

The upcoming exhibition by the College of the Siskiyous Photo Student Alliance is showcasing work ranging from digital photography to film photography to processes as old and simple as a pinhole camera.

Yreka nurse retires after nearly 50 years in healthcare

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:00am

Jean Weathers will be closing out her career today, capping nearly 50 years in the medical profession – 42 of which were spent in Siskiyou County.

Booked into jail April 23, 2015

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 2:52am

A look at the bookings in the April 23, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

Siskiyou tourism district decision put off until May

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 1:41am

Siskiyou county’s Tourism Business Improvement District will have to wait a little longer before approval after the board of supervisors had an opportunity to finalize it Tuesday during a public hearing.

Siskiyou woman burned in fire faces long recovery

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 1:36am

The family of the local woman who was trapped in a house fire between Yreka and Montague is looking to the community for help with the costs of her recovery.

Today in the News: Judge approves historic NFL concussion lawsuit settlement

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:09am

A judge approved a historic NFL concussion lawsuit settlement today, requiring the league to pay out up to $5 million per retired player for serious medical conditions associated with head trauma sustained during their time in the league.

Booked into jail April 22, 2015

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 8:00am

A look at the bookings in the April 22, 2015, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.

The Hospice Shop makes reusable bags for customers

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 5:23am

YREKA – Today is Earth Day, but the staff at The Hospice Shop have been working to reduce their carbon footprint all year. Store manager Cheryl Fontanoza said a pile of old T-shirts and a change in California law gave them the idea to stop purchasing plastic bags in January.California passed a law last year that prevents stores from giving customers single-use plastic bags for free. That law was to be enforced in July, but opponents [...]

California Native Plant Society offers scholarship

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:54am

The Shasta Chapter of the California Native Plant Society is offering a $2,000 scholarship to local high school or community college students entering a bachelor’s degree program with a life science major.

Mayten Fire Department barbecue fundraiser

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:50am

The Mayten Fire Department will hold its annual barbecue fundraiser from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at the Big Springs School in the gymnasium, 7405 Highway A-12.

AAUW extends scholarship application timeframe

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:35am

Applicants need to obtain the applications by May 1. The completed application is due May 11.


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