Siskiyou County Fires Legal Counsel

YREKA, Calif. – After months of discord in the Siskiyou County Courthouse, county supervisors fired that county’s legal counsel on Tuesday. By a unanimous vote, the board voted Tuesday morning to rescind a contract they signed with Thomas Guarino back in December. No reason was announced for the firing. Last week, Guarino was blocked from … Continue reading »

Horse Abuse Suspects Behind Bars

By Bryan Navarro YREKA, Calif. — Four people are now behind bars, suspected of abuse that ended in several horses’ deaths in Northern California. Phones have been ringing in the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department for the past three months. They say the public has been actively interested in holding suspects responsible for deadly animal abuse. … Continue reading »

Siskiyou County Horse Abuse Arrests

Siskiyou, Calif. — An investigation of animal abuse took months but witnesses and law enforcement say that work has paid off. Two arrests have been made, and deputies expect two suspects to surrender Friday in an animal abuse case in Siskiyou County. A grand jury indicted four people for the abuse of three horses out … Continue reading »

Discovery Channel Filming Show In Siskiyou County

By Bryan Navarro YREKA, Calif. — Marijuana is taking center stage in Siskiyou County, as the sheriff’s department is preparing for a national TV spot. The discovery channel is moving in later this week, to start production on a show on policing pot grows. Siskiyou County officials say that the main reason they agreed to … Continue reading »

Two People Dead After Siskiyou County Shooting

FORT JONES, Calif. — Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department confirms two people are dead Saturday evening after reported shots fired in Fort Jones. A Yreka man is behind bars after reportedly shooting and killing two people on Saturday night. Around 8 p.m. on Saturday, police arrived at a party in Fort Jones; they say 56-year-old Earl … Continue reading »

Siskiyou County Contacted For Pot Documentary

By Yessenia Anderson SISKIYOU COUNTY, Ore. — Jackson and Siskiyou County have been chosen to be featured in a Discovery Channel documentary. The piece highlights the eradication of marijuana in these areas. Siskiyou County’s focus will be in the drug cartels involvement. Sheriff officials said county board members will look over the documentary contract Tuesday … Continue reading »

Vandalism At Siskiyou Airport

By Ron Brown MONTAGUE, Calif. — County, state and federal authorities are investigating what may be one of the highest-dollar vandalism cases in Siskiyou County history. Several airplanes were broken into, and at least one started-up Sunday night or Monday morning, resulting in major damage to at least two of the planes. Two Cessna airplanes, … Continue reading »

Siskiyou County Preliminary Results from Primary Election

Californians headed to the polls Tuesday. The results still have to be certified. The vote for County Supervisor – District 1 was Brandon Criss, with more than 62% of the votes. District 2 went to incumbent Ed Valenzuela with more than 70% of the votes. Grace Bennett also re-elected to District 4 seat on the … Continue reading »

A Look At Siskiyou Voting Issues In California Primary

By Ron Brown YREKA, Calif. — Voters in Northern California headed to the polls Tuesday to vote on local measures and candidates. In Siskiyou County, Dunsmuir is seeking money to run its library. But it turns out one of the most interesting ballot items are in Yreka. Voters arrived at the Miner’s Inn Convention Center … Continue reading »

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