Siskiyou Daily News
In this week's edition of App Finder, we highlight the 2014's most popular iPhone apps. Check out the App Store for more on each app, and stay tuned for next week's roundup of 2014's most popular Android apps. Among the top free apps, social media platforms reign supreme, with Facebook Messenger taking the top spot, despite users' complaints earlier this summer about having to download a separate app to chat with friends over Facebook. As for paid apps, Heads Up! topped the list. Based [...]
Researchers say they have collected promising weather data by flying instrument-laden drones into big Western and Midwestern storms. Now, they want to expand the project in hopes of learning more about how tornadoes form.
YREKA – After 40 years of canning and fermenting, author Leda Meredith finally published her fourth food related book, "Preserving Everything."Meredith said she began preserving foods when she was around 3 years old with her grandmother.After learning what she could, she attended classes and became certified in preservation.Meredith said the book [...]
The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business.
Stephen Colbert's conservative political pundit character may be fake — and judging by the fact that the Grim Reaper ("Grimmy") is Colbert's show's final guest when it wraps up on Thursday, the persona may not be long for this world. That's OK, though, because he won't be soon forgotten; Colbert frequently waded into real-life controversy during his years on Comedy Central.
A look at the bookings int he Dec. 17, 2014, edition of the Siskiyou Daily News.
New results from NASA's Curiosity rover are painting a curious picture of the planet's methane. The level of the gas found in the Gale Crater is less than expected, based on prediction models. But every once in a while, it spikes. NASA scientists believe that means that the gas is being produced somewhere nearby — though they aren't sure where or how.
For cigar aficionados around the country, the warming of U.S.-Cuba relations might best be celebrated beside the smoky glow of a Cohiba. And yet stateside, that still won't be easy to do for some time.
The last 12 months may well mark the beginning of the end for the death penalty in America.This has been an inauspicious year for state-sponsored death. For the first time in recent history, a state other than Texas executed more men than any other state. Missouri executed 10 men and Texas executed eight men. Not to be outdone, Texas also executed two women. There were 35 executions carried out across the country, so to speak. Only eight states carried out executions in 2014, in fact [...]
MT. SHASTA – With snow piling high on Mt. Shasta, the slopes are expected to open on a limited basis as soon as Saturday Dec. 20, according to Mt. Shasta Ski Park Marketing Director Michael Smith.Currently conditions on the mountain are good, but more snow is necessary for a full opening.As of Tuesday, six new inches of snow were reported, bringing the base depth to approximately 12 inches, [...]
How old do you feel? Think carefully — the answer might help predict how much longer you'll live. That's according to British research posing that question to about 6,500 adults. Those who felt younger than their real age lived the longest over the following eight years.
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman ran through the faults he saw in his team during its latest loss and it sure sounded familiar.
An auto accident Monday looked much worse to witnesses than it turned out to be, as the driver walked away with no injuries.
Scientific data shows Greenland's continental shelf is connected to a ridge beneath the Arctic Ocean, giving Danes a claim to the North Pole and any potential energy resources beneath it, Denmark's foreign minister said.
When two brothers with conflicting political views clashed on a C-SPAN programmer, only one caller could break it up: "Oh God, it's Mom."
A little about Buffy’s backgroundBuffy is a tan chihuahua mix that came to Rescue Ranch recently. She weighs approximately 10 pounds and is 9 months old. Volunteers say Buffy is very loving, with a medium energy level. Buffy’s abilities and personalityBuffy is very affectionate and would [...]
The Yreka Police Department recently identified a suspect in relation to the Dec. 9 vandalism at Miner Street Plaza.YPD reported that a probation search was conducted on a suspect after surveillance footage captured individuals in the plaza the night of the incident.YPD stated that an act of vandalism amounting to $1,000 in damage to city property was committed, and approximately $300 worth [...]
In June, NASA finished work on a huge construction project here in Mississippi: a $349 million laboratory tower, designed to test a new rocket engine in a chamber that mimicked the vacuum of space.
LAS VEGAS – Local resident, Jordan Spears, took home his first Wrangler National Finals Rodeo go round win last weekend in Las Vegas, making him the first Northern California cowboy to win a go round, according to Spears.Being his first bull riding year in the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association, Spears won round eight with a score of 85.5, riding Johnny Ramone.Spears took home more than [...]
The Yreka Police Department said Monday that officers responded to two cases of a phone scam reported by Yreka residents.