Obituary Yreka

Edward Duncan Sarmento

April 6, 1950  –  September 14, 2023 Obituary Edward Sarmento passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 14, 2023 at his home in Yreka. Ed was born April 6, 1950 to Edward “Chief” and Betty (Heisinger) Sarmento in Santa Cruz. Ed was raised in San Mateo in the Bay Area. While attending Hillsdale […]

Obituary Yreka

Alan Roy Meyers

April 11, 1957  –  September 7, 2023 Obituary Alan Roy Meyers was born April 11, 1957 in Yreka, California. He lived in many places throughout his life including Sacramento, Santa Cruz, and Southern Oregon. He spent the last 35 years in Yreka where he passed on September 7, 2023. He is the […]

Latest News Scott Valley Siskiyou Yreka

#Head fire/lightning Fire Activity on the Klamath National Forest

By Rachel Smith Forest Supervisor Neighbors; Last night’s lightning has resulted in an extremely dynamic situation across the forest. As of this writing, firefighters on the Klamath National Forest have located nineteen fires and we are actively looking for additional reported smokes. We are continuing to experience lightning and substantial winds across the […]


Where’s the Gold?

On the morning of February 1, 2012, before the general public began entering the Siskiyou County Courthouse, County Maintenance Supervisor Billy McCully and two others entered the building on their way to work.  Once inside, they were shocked to discover that the gold display in the front entryway had been […]

Latest News Yreka

YPD Detains Arsonist While CalFire Investigates

CAL FIRE Law Enforcement Officers make an Arrest CAL FIRE Law Enforcement Officers, in collaboration with the Yreka Police Department, successfully apprehended an individual suspected of arson, resulting in the arrest. The suspect’s actions were determined to be the cause of the fire. Suzy Brady, CalFire PIO Yreka, CA -At […]

Opinion Scott Valley Siskiyou South County Yreka

Why is Oregon Senator Ron Wyden sponsoring yet another subsidy for the Klamath River Basin’s Federal Irrigators?

On July 19th a hearing was held in the US Senate on Oregon Senator Ron Wyden’s S.482 – The Klamath Power and Facilities Agreement Support Act. If it becomes law, Wyden’s legislation would provide a new taxpayer subsidy to irrigators within the federal Klamath Irrigation Project.  Virtually all US agricultural producers are subsidized. However, as KlamBlog has documented, the Klamath River Basin’s federal […]

Concert Venues Scott Valley Siskiyou South County Yreka

The Everly Brothers EXPERIENCE September 9th, 2023

Come on out to the Avery Theatre in Historic Etna, California… The Red Scarf Society for the PERFORMING ARTS Presents THE EVERLY BROTHERS EXPERIENCESEPTEMBER 9th, 2023DOORS OPEN at 7:00 PM Tickets available At the following locations:Nature’s KitchenLiberty ArtsSoul Connections, Mt. Shasta Etna Hardware & Sporting Goods A many thanks to […]