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By Bob Kaster * this was originally posted on the FB pages. I want to share with of the non FB users the gift of Bob Kaster's writing.  I recently celebrated my 80th birthday. How did that happen? The idea of being an octogenarian is thought-provoking, if not terrifying. Thoughts bounce around my head like ping […]

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Abduction, Assault, and Robbery in Nicaragua

by Glenda Czerwinski Kent Note: This article was published in the Nicaragua section of the “Tico Times” newspaper in San Jose, Costa Rica, as a warning to other tourists.  Because Nicaragua was one of two countries in Central America that I had never explored (El Salvador being the other—too dangerous), I decided to spend a couple […]

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Donald "Fritz" F. Eller

ObituarySeptember 17, 1950 – July 13, 2022Donald Fredrick “Fritz” Eller passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2022, from complications due to dementia. He was 71 years old. Born to parents Joe and Donna in 1950, Fritz grew up in Scott Valley and Grenada, graduating from Yreka High School in 1968. While in high school, he met […]


Mount Shasta Mystic Fair & Night Market

Saturday July 16th, 201 N. Mt Shasta Blvd, Starts at 6pm – 9pmNight Market: Glass Art; Photography; Weaving; Fine Art; and meet celebrated artist Cheryl Yambrach Rose-Hall; & Chen Compton; meet local business owners Shasta Mountain Soap Co; BlueBird Crystals; Shastica; and experience art with the Interactive Art Cart; & Live Plein-Air Painting; also Jewelry; […]



JULY 16TH, 2022 36 young anglers under the age of 15 fished it out for prizes and bragging rights at the seventh annual Juanita lake Youth Fishing Derby. This annual event is sponsored by the Butte Valley Camber of Commerce, Butte Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Dorris Volunteer Fire Department, with help from the KNF Goosenest Ranger […]

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The Karuk Tribe Held a Bicycle Rodeo

Yreka CHP had a great day partnering with the Karuk Tribe to hold a Bicycle Rodeo. Kids had opportunities to finetune their cycling skills. The CHP Yreka div. was able to provide bicycle safety information and gave away free bike helmets to the riders who didn't have their own. The Karuk Tribe gave away four […]

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Scott River Watershed’s Agricultural Wells Curtailed by State Water Board

Local alliance warns of precedent for all wells in California July 15, 2022Contact: Theodora Johnson, Scott Valley Agriculture Water Alliance (AgWA) – [email protected] – (530) 598-3081Siskiyou County, CA—Family farmers and ranchers in Scott Valley, far-northern California, were forced to turn off their irrigation pumps on Thursday, July 14, due to emergency drought regulations imposed by the […]

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July 15, 2022  County of Siskiyou Office of the District AttorneyJ. Kirk Andrus, District AttorneyOn Wednesday, July 13, 2022, a Siskiyou County Superior Court jury convicted Shanadoa Wayne Johnson, 44, of numerous charges for scamming many Siskiyou County citizens including several who were very elderly. The verdict also represented the culmination of a remarkable effort […]


Chef's Pantry, A fresh delight

Chef Debra has brought a fresh healthy affordable option to Yreka Are you staying cool friends? We just put this "thermo film" on our front windows to help keep the heat out, and WOW they work wonders!! We have some cool and tasty shrimp ceviche for you today! We even have some Tapatío Hot Sauce if […]