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The recent arrest report confirms Siskiyou County law enforcement’s commitment to our safety. Their teamwork is essential. We can help by reporting anything suspicious and supporting community safety efforts. Let’s…

– PRESS RELEASE –April 22nd, 2024 Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office FB page The annual celebration of Earth Day provides an opportunity to reflect on the beauty of the natural world,…

The Klamath Project Drought Response Agency’s 2024 program is open to owners of small-acre parcels (less than 4 acres) for participation in a no-irrigation initiative. Interested parties are invited to submit their…

Dog owners in California are reminded to take precautions to protect their pets from Salmon Poisoning Disease. Salmon Poisoning Disease is a potentially fatal condition seen only in dogs after…

Kids Day Festival at Bel Air Park in Weed was the place to be for every Siskiyou County child and family. The park was filled with games, crafts, raffles, music,…

Senator Dahle with Lt. Commander Lou Conter at Armed Forces Day in 2023. SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Brian Dahle (R-Bieber) requested the California State Senate Adjourn in the Memory of Lieutenant Commander Lou Conter, a…

Dave Reynolds teamed up with Dan and Julie Ponzini, proprietors of the McCloud River Inn to host a new concert series. Together, they are a great fit,  bringing in a…

Press Release For Immediate Release DATE:  April 22, 2024 Laura Bynum, Clerk of The Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors announces that there is one unscheduled vacancy on the Mayten Fire…

Yreka, CA, April 22, 2024 –(PR.com)– Celebrating Earth Day Wild Horse Fire Brigade (‘WHFB’) has received formal letters of endorsement from the Nevada Lands Council and Elko County Nevada Commissioners who…

For the last 16 years, about 30 women have come from all over to meet in the Grand Room in the McCloud River Mercantile for a bonding get-together for My Time…

 KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Klamath Water Users Association (KWUA) expressed deep disappointment with the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s announcement of an agricultural water supply of 230,000 acre-feet this year. This…

An April letter from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission suggests that if the Iron Gate Dam diversion tunnel is damaged or becomes blocked, the dam removal project grows in complexity…

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) this week successfully released approximately 500,000 juvenile salmon into the Klamath River just below the Iron Gate Dam. On Tuesday, April 16,…

Siskiyou County Arrest Report Reveals Insights into Local Law Enforcement A recent analysis of the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office arrest report from April 7, 2024, to April 15, 2024, has…

Reprint CalMatters, CalMatters NetworkApril 17, 2024 cover photo: Mineral: Chromite, public domain By Rachel Becker In an effort to protect more than 5 million Californians from a cancer-causing contaminant, state…

WHY WE LIVE HERE – PART FIVE Once again thanks to the Red Scarf Society, bless their hearts, for bringing to Siskiyou County another great musical experience Tuesday night: a…

Health and Human Services Agency in Partnership with the City of Yreka Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) will be providing mobile shower and laundry services to individuals experiencing homelessness. …

cover photo: A Klamath National Forest firefighter during ignitions at the Van Bremmer prescribed burn on the Goosenest Ranger District, spring 2023. Credit: USDA Forest Service YREKA, Calif., April 16, 2024 — Klamath…

cover photo: Senator Dahle with California Hospital Association advocates. SACRAMENTO – Last week, Senator Brian Dahle (R-Bieber) met with members of the California Hospital Association (CHA) to discuss his landmark legislation, Senate Bill 1423. As a…

Klamath River Renewal Corporation doubles-down on the tooth fairy.  Recently, the public information officer at the Klamath River Renewal Corporation (‘KRRC’), Ren Brownell and KRRC CEO Mark Bransom have disingenuously complained that articles citing…

REGULAR MEETING: AGENDA April 16th, 2024https://bosagenda.co.siskiyou.ca.us/PublishedMeetings.htmSISKIYOU COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORSBOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBERS311 FOURTH STREET (SECOND FLOOR)YREKA CA Link to player (if above will not load) AGENDASISKIYOU COUNTY BOARD OF…

AGENDASISKIYOU COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORSBOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ CHAMBERS311 FOURTH STREET (SECOND FLOOR)YREKA CA 96097April 16, 2024 ~ 9:00 A.M. – Flag Salute REGULAR MEETING 7.            Departmental Requests A.            General Services – Airports Presentation of an…

Early History (pre-1542) Native American tribes inhabited California starting around 10,000 BC, totaling 100,000-300,000 people in over 100 tribes They had their own diverse cultures and ways of life European…

The following is written from the video transcript, the 2 hr video is at the bottom of article: Sue Keydel, who recently retired from the USEPA Region 9, has been…

SACRAMENTO, CA – Members of the California Senate Republican Caucus voiced strong criticism to the “budget bill junior” Legislative Democrats passed in Assembly Bill 106(Gabriel, 2024).  “The budget process has completely eroded, and my Democratic…

By Dr. Premilla Banwait, optometrist and vice president of clinical programs, UnitedHealthcare Learning in a modern classroom often depends less on textbooks and more on technology. Most students are accustomed…

Click here to watch the trailer:    https://www.mindfitevent.com/ the Obituary of Carmaleta Cadola McCloud: Dear Friends and Family of Alan Schoenstein ‘Vision to Action’ Building Dunsmuir’s Future Klamath National Forest delays…

Headwater meadow sedge fens are important to preserving our water supplies. Many fens on our national forests are getting trashed and degraded by cattle. See: https://www.cnps.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Fremontia_V46_N2_Wetlands_LR.pdf It is plain stupid…

by CalMatters, CalMatters NetworkFebruary 27, 2023 In 2016, when California voters faced the choice of whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use, they heard promises that it would help end…

The People and Reporters at NPR/OPB can learn a lot from this article.   And I know for a fact that NPR and OPB are losing market share, even to…

On Wednesday, April 10, 2024, the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) acted unanimously to recommend closure of California’s commercial and recreational ocean salmon fisheries through the end of the year,…

4-Way Speech Contest in Montague contestants Cassie Cash, Dani Miller, and Wyatt Franklin Rotary Clubs from Yreka, Scott Valley, and Montague gathered in Montague for a unique 4-Way Speech Contest,…

Fourth-generation farmer Marc Staunton testifies before the U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife, and Fisheries regarding the proposed BIDEH rule changes by the US Fish…

According to a Letter from FERC, “… Kiewit has aborted the Iron Gate Development drilling program in its entirety…”  An old NASA phrase comes to mind… Houston, we have a problem! In…

The public is invited to submit comments on the draft spend plan through 5 p.m. on April 19, 2024, via email at [email protected] The California Department of Fish and Wildlife…

Cheryl “Dee” Caldwell23 Oct 1947 – 08 Apr 2024 Cheryl “Dee” Caldwell Obituary Lifelong Siskiyou County resident Cheryl “Dee” Caldwell passed away on April 8, 2024 in Yreka. She was…

Thrilling installments in our jailhouse chronicles! Siskiyou County, CA – In a recent press release, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office shed light on the tireless efforts of local law enforcement…

Image courtesy: Lindsay Rhea Klamath River Restoration Alliance (‘KRRA’) is organized as a citizen action group to lobby for the removal of the polluted sediments from the drained Klamath River lakes….

Embracing Diverse Perspectivescover photo credit: shatasovereign.com We are thrilled to announce our latest initiative to foster creativity and diversity of thought through our website’s monthly topics. Our goal is to…

cover photo credit: The Siskiyou Family YMCA FB page Siskiyou county public health partnered with the Siskiyou Family YMCA in holding a 𝗙𝗥𝗘𝗘 𝟭 𝗺𝗶 𝗙𝘂𝗻 𝗥𝘂𝗻/𝗪𝗮𝗹𝗸 and by participating…

cover photo: initiation of three new members, Malia Byrtus, Carolyn Jacobs, and Dee Dee Delgado to the American Legion Post #92 Auxiliary in McCloud. Photo Credit: Shareen Strauss  Monday evening,…

Forest Service News ReleaseCover photo : Etna Mountain snow course show tracks in the snow surrounded by snow-covered trees. Credit: USDA Forest Service April 1st snow survey results for Scott…

They are both tools used by eco-terrorists to hammer ranchers and farmers!   Take our water, and burn us out… these are effective tactics that are as old as the…

cover photo: Gov. Gavin Newsom watches as water engineers conduct the fourth media snow survey of the 2024 season at Phillips Station in the Sierra Nevada on April 2, 2024….

The once-thriving salmon industry in California faced an unprecedented challenge in 2023, leading to a complete shutdown of the state’s commercial and recreational ocean salmon fishing seasons. This drastic measure…

(Sacramento) – The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), Urban and Community Forestry Program announced today the application portal for 2024 Inflation Reduction Act grants is open….

Blue-green algae, particularly Aphanizomenon flos-aquae (AFA) found in Klamath Lake, Oregon, has gained significant attention for its potential health benefits. This unique freshwater algae is known for its high nutrient…

Letter to a ‘Journalist’ ?  TO: Eric Neumann – Jefferson Public Radio RE: Your recent article  Dear Mr. Neumann Your continued and selective (biased) regurgitation of what are essentially the…

 Health and Human Services Agency in Partnership with the City of Yreka   Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) will be providing mobile shower and laundry services to individuals experiencing homelessness. …

Siskiyou County Arrest Report: March 24 – April 1, 2024 Over the course of nine days, from March 24 to April 1, 2024, various law enforcement agencies in Siskiyou County,…

SISKIYOU COUNTY, CA – Over the last eleven years, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office, Siskiyou County Office of Emergency Services (OES), CalFire, dispatchers, law enforcement, and other partners have relied…

California State Water Resources Control Board 04/04/2024 During the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors meeting on March 26, 2024, Matt St. John spoke on behalf of the SWRCB, condemning the…

REPRINT: California Insidercover photo: Siskiyou News Art “It really has been the biggest dam removal experiment in modern history. People who were very much in favor of dam removal are…

TO: Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors  RE: Mark Bransom/KRRC’s Misrepresentations  CC: State Agencies, Elected Officials, Concerned Citizens Via EMAIL Only  –  Open Letter (May be published) April 3, 2024Dear Siskiyou…

I read an article recently titled: Guilty!—But Not Really Guilty? “A cynical public now expects any accused prominent leftist to remain unindicted, while any non-leftwing target will be indicted, convicted,…

On Easter Sunday around 11:15am, a Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) Deputy made a routine traffic stop on Interstate 5, north of Yreka. The driver was identified as Angel Bahena…

Forbes has released its annual list of the world’s billionaires for 2024, revealing a record-breaking year in terms of both the number of billionaires and their collective wealth. According to…

A new bill has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would rename Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia after former President Donald J. Trump. The bill, titled…

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has directed the Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) to submit a revised blasting plan for removing the lower diversion tunnel intake structure at the…

cover photo: Klamath River native species killed by KRRC’s sediment management. Photos courtesy Walt Moody Dam removal comes with a BIG price when done wrong! The big question that goes…

photo credit: Laura Tippit Photo credits: Laura Tippit In the early afternoon of April 2nd, 2024, CAL FIRE, alongside local fire departments from Fort Jones, Etna, and the Scott Valley,…

We get around! At over 80 shows a year, Sail On is the most booked Beach Boys tribute band in the world. Red Scarf Society for the Performing Arts is…

As we celebrate Apple’s 48th anniversary, we’re reminded that some decisions have ripples that extend far beyond their initial splash. From Wozniak’s technical prowess to Jobs’s commercial acumen, and from…

cover photo: Dunsmuir Easter Egg Hunt Coordinators Jason Stout, Amanda Linse and Ester McClendon sit with the Easter Bunny at the photo booth. credit: Shareen Strauss Coordinator Amanda Linse gives…

In a turn of events that feels more like an eerie mystery novel than reality, there’s been some buzz going around about the Siskiyou Daily News. Rumors have been swirling…

cover photo: Siskiyou County citizens recovering remains of dead beaver after CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife failed to respond. On Tuesday March 26th, the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors…

Recognizing Health Disparities in Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups By Dr. Archana Dubey, Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthcare of California April is recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human…

A popular California program that provides free fruits and vegetables to low-income families is facing financial difficulties. The pilot program, which gives CalFresh recipients a dollar-for-dollar match on fresh produce…

Former homeless advocate discusses the reasons behind the homeless crisis in San Francisco, including a lack of shelter capacity and the influx of homeless individuals from other areas. The prevalence…

Carolyn Kay Hall11 Sep 1957 – 26 Mar 2024 Carolyn Kay Hall Obituary Lifelong Siskiyou County resident Carolyn Kay Hall passed away on March 26, 2024 at her Fort Jones…

Beverly Kay Garner13 Feb 1949 – 25 Mar 2024 Beverly Kay Garner Obituary 75-year-old Montague resident, Beverly Kay Garner, passed away on March 25, 2024, after numerous and long bouts…

REPRINT: April 21, 2019 By Lance WaldrenPioneer Press Staff Writer listen while you work… KLAMATH FALLS – In an instant all was quiet on the side of the Cascade Mountain…

The following Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department ARREST, BOOKINGS Report Contains:individuals who are innocent, until the State proves them guilty. Please respect their fundamental human and legal rights.cover image: Siskiyou News Digital…

Through a formal public process, Siskiyou County California declared a local ‘State of Emergency’. Now, the disaster has landed on California Governor Gavin Newsom’s desk Images courtesy of Klamath River/Lakes…

cover photo: Red Bluff Round-Up Parade Grand Marshall was R.C. Landingham with his family, riding shot-gun on the Wells Fargo Stage in 2023. The Tehama District Fairgrounds in Red Bluff…

Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Press Releasephotos: Sheriff’s FB page In the early morning hours of March 23rd, a Deputy from the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office discovered 5,900 illegal marijuana plants in…

Evelyn Mae Vanover31 Dec 1935 – 20 Mar 2024 Evelyn Mae Vanover Obituary Evelyn Mae Vanover, of Montague, passed away peacefully at home surrounded her family on Wednesday, March 20,…

Tuesday, March 26th 2024 was a long and contentious day down at the Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors meeting. It’s a day that saw the Board of Supervisors standing for…

Cover photo: circa 1964, William and his dad on the ranch I am working hard and doing my best to preserve the way of life that was formative to my…

Jerlene “Jerri” Marie Goetz MünsJune 8, 1945 – March 13, 2024 Obituary for Jerri Müns Jerlene Marie Goetz Müns, of Etna, Calif., known to her friends as Jerri, passed away…

Due to the snowy weather on Saturday, March 23rd, which is usually the McCloud’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt, turned into an Easter egg party in the McCloud’s Hoo Hoo Park’s…

Reprinted from Pioneer Press – September 24, 2003cover art by Gemini & Siskiyou News The economic ruin of the Klamath and its tributaries a future ‘model’ for American industry Special…

In the heart of Siskiyou County, amidst the tranquil beauty of Northern California, the Siskiyou Writers’ Club recently held a public reading event that celebrated the creative spirit of its…

PRESS RELEASE from, State Farm General Insurance Company: Update on California Bloomington, IL, March 20, 2024 — State Farm General Insurance Company (“State Farm General”) is working to ensure its long-term…

Greetings Everyone:A lot has been happening, on the ground, in the news and at the County Meetings. We almost need a Racing Sheet to keep track of whose on 1st…

James “Mike” Mitchell Fallon11 Oct 1940 – 13 Mar 2024 James “Mike” Mitchell Fallon Obituary Yreka resident James Mitchell Fallon, best known as Mike, passed away on March 13, 2024…

TO:  Siskiyou County Board of Spervisors CC: Concerned Citizens, Et. Al.  RE: Delay in Declaring Emergency due to serious adverse impacts stemming from          actions of KRRC…

cover image: Opening Day at Iron Gate, February 3, 1962(Source: PacifiCorp Archive, Iron Gate Development Neg IG-264). The final component of the Klamath Hydroelectric Project, both in terms of construction…

The following Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department ARREST, BOOKINGS Report Contains:individuals who are innocent, until the State proves them guilty. Please respect their fundamental human and legal rights. Local law enforcement agencies…

cover photo: Mallard at Yolo Wildlife Area. CDFW Photo by Travis VanZant The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) invites artists to submit their original artwork to the 2024-2025…

There was a time when most towns had drive-in theatres.  The remnants of one still existed when Ann and I came to Yreka in 1972. During my college days they…

By Carolyn Jonescover image: Siskiyou News Art A decade after California revolutionized the way it funds schools, nearly everyone agrees the initiative has done what it was meant to do:…

Hey there, have you heard about the latest eco-friendly wave sweeping the US? It’s all about knocking down old dams and letting rivers run wild again! American Rivers tells us…

Once again, McCloud was the place to be for celebrating St. Patty’s Day on Saturday evening when all the fun places in this festive community opened up with St. Patty’s Day…

By Zachary Stieber An illegal immigrant was wrongly banned from possessing guns, according to a recent ruling. A federal law, Section 922 of Title 18 of the U.S. Code, bars…

In 2023 there were 340 school shootings, 656 mass shootings and 42,987-gun deaths in our country. The basic truth about guns is that more guns equal more gun deaths  The…

cover photo: officer located approximately 150 pounds of processed marijuana and $4,000 in currencyPhoto byWeed police Department **Weed, CA** – The Weed Police Department has been at the forefront of…

cover image courtesy Bieke Lieckens – KRRC contractors dumping hundreds of tons of polluting sediments into Jenny Creek, which empties into the Klamath River. The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (‘KRRC’)…

Sarah Schaefer’s voice carried over the feed from Sacramento like a distress signal.  The state Water Resources Control Board was holding an all-day workshop before passing a third emergency drought…

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