Medford Man’s Murder Under Investigation

MEDFORD, Ore. — Police believe the missing Medford man found at the base of a steep cliff in the Applegate Creek area was murdered. The man has been identified as Michael Christopher MacCallum. Siskiyou County detectives were interviewing people late into the evening on Friday who knew MacCallum. MacCallum’s wife reported him missing last Monday … Continue reading »

Marijuana Harvest Season Over

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says marijuana harvest season in Southern Oregon is over and it was a very busy year. More than $100 million worth of marijuana was seized in Southern Oregon this year alone. Jackson County teamed up with six other counties to have what officials are calling a successful … Continue reading »

Alleged Murder In Montague

MONTAGUE, Calif. — A Northern California woman is dead, and her husband is in jail on murder and domestic violence charges. Lukes Ladewig is being held without bail in the Siskiyou County Jail. Police say on Wednesday morning, they responded to Ladewig’s home in Montague, with a report that his 30-year-old wife was seriously injured. … Continue reading »

Pot Raid Near Etna

NEAR ETNA, Calif. — Law enforcement in Southern Oregon and Northern California are cracking down in illegal marijuana grow operations some raids have brought in thousands of plants. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office teamed with officers from Jackson County to raid a grow operation outside Etna on Friday. The teams seized around 5,000 pot plants, … Continue reading »

Funding For New Siskiyou County Jail

YREKA, Calif. — County has received a $24 million grant to build an entirely new facility replacing the existing 25-year-old jail. The Sheriff’s Office said limited space at the current jail prevents it from being remodeled and said it is not big enough to house the number of inmates that are brought in. The Sheriff’s … Continue reading »

Evacuation Lifted For Seiad Valley

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. — Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office announced on Friday morning that the mandatory evacuation notice for residents of Seiad, California has been lifted. The mandatory evacuation was issued to residents that live on Seiad Creek Road, Seiad Oaks Road and some portions of the west side of Highway 96 due to the threat … Continue reading »

Fire Lines Holding At Seiad Valley

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. – Fire lines are holding, and homes are being protected in Seiad Valley as the Goff Fire burns within yards of structures. The Goff Fire Burned down the hill toward Seiad Valley on Tuesday night, but by Wednesday morning, it was stopped by a hand-line dug between the fire and people’s homes. … Continue reading »

Marijuana Bust Near Klamath River

NEAR KLAMATH RIVER, Ore. – The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office conducted a large-scale marijuana eradication effort on Monday. It was in the wooded area just west of the town of Klamath River, California. The grow was found in steep terrain that is very difficult to access by vehicle, so the helicopter was used to remove … Continue reading »

Goff Fire Prompts Evacuation Preps

SEIAD VALLEY, Calif. — The Goff Fire in Northern California is now putting homes at risk and people living in the fire’s path are being warned they may have to leave. The Goff Fire is now burning just up the hill from Seiad Valley, California. Now authorities are warning people they may need to get … Continue reading »

Pre-Evacuation Issued For Seiad Valley

Citizens in the Happy Camp and Seiad Valley are being warned, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is issuing a pre-evacuation notice to the residents of Seiad Valley due to the threat of the Goff Fire. The threat of the Goff Fire is expected to reach that area Monday night. A 24-hour pre-evacuation notice was issued … Continue reading »

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