California Cracking Down on Fireworks

Yreka, Calif. — CAL FIRE officials say recent high temperatures and drying winds have created extreme fire risks, and has much of Northern California has red flag warnings. Many California counties ban fireworks altogether, and the state has strict guidelines about what fireworks are approved. Under California law, illegal fireworks include sky rockets, bottle rockets, roman candles, aerial … Continue reading »

Fire Near Weed is Under Investigation

YREKA, Ca. — If you saw smoke coming from the South this weekend, it may have been from a small fire in Weed, Ca. The California Department of Foresty and Fire Protection (CAL Fire) got multiple 911 calls for a report of a vegetation fire behind the Roseburg Mill in Weed on Sunday afternoon. CAL Fire … Continue reading »

Still Traces of Salmonella in Chicken

(Ca.) — Officials said after a year, people are continuing to get sick from chicken linked to a California factory. They said there have been 50 new illnesses in the past two months from antibiotic-resistant salmonella, and eight of them were just in the last week. Since March of last year, there were 574 reported … Continue reading »

Calif. Governor Blames Climate Change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown says California is at “the epicenter” of the effects of a warming planet as the state experiences longer fire seasons and more destructive wildland blazes. The Democratic governor spoke Monday at a conference about climate change. His address comes as scientists warn that a hotter climate will lead … Continue reading »

California Fires Nearing Containment

SAN MARCOS, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say they expect the most destructive of Southern California’s recent wildfires to be fully contained by Thursday. The fire in northern San Diego County is about 90 percent surrounded Monday. State fire Battalion Chief Nick Schuler says crews are busy checking for hotspots. The fire erupted Wednesday in San Marcos … Continue reading »

Drug Arrests in Siskiyou County

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Ca. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s deputies arrested several individuals over the weekend for possession of controlled substances and other crimes. On Friday, May 9, at about 4:00 p.m. Sheriff deputies conducted a probation search of a home in McCloud that resulted in two arrests. Tessa Brooks, 49 of McCloud, was arrested for … Continue reading »

Yreka Murder Suspect in Custody

YREKA, Ca. — A man is lodged in the Siskiyou County Jail after he was charged with the murder of Henry S. Cooper Jr. Elias Samuel Bullington, 26, of Siskiyou County was already in custody on unrelated charges, but on January 28th, the Yreka Police Department added murder charges to his record after their investigation … Continue reading »

4 Deaths in Siskiyou County Due to Flu

YREKA, Ca. — 4 males ranging in age from 38 to 65 have died from H1N1, also known as Swine Flu, in Siskiyou County. Siskiyou County Public Heal is coordinating with state and federal agencies in conducting flu surveillance and implementing measures to reduce the impact of the flu virus. According to the Public Health … Continue reading »

Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Weed

WEED, Cal. — Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies and the District Attorney’s office, California Highway Patrol, the Department of Justice Forensic Investigators and the Weed Police Department all responded to the Greyhound Bus station in Weed for an officer-involved shooting. We have a reporter at the scene and will continue to bring you the most up-to-date information … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Beavers Post Crushing of Cal

Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks: Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion: Oregon State head coach Mike Riley: Oregon State defensive end Scott Crichton: Oregon State running back Terron Ward: Oregon State cornerback Sean Martin: Oregon State cornerback Steven Nelson: Oregon State offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf:

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