Accused Murderer Claims Wrong Identity

MEDFORD, Ore.– A hearing will soon decide whether the man accused of murder in rural Siskiyou County, is indeed Mathew Baker. He was in court, Wednesday, for the second day in a row to decide whether he will be extradited back to California. Police said Baker was arrested in Talent after getting off a bus … Continue reading »

Murder Suspect Second Court Appearance

MEDFORD, Ore. —  The man accused of murder in a rural area of Siskiyou County will appear in court again Wednesday. Mathew Baker was arraigned Tuesday in the Jackson County Circuit Court on a fugitive complaint. The judge made the decision to bring him back to court in order to evaluate his mental state and give … Continue reading »

Murder Victim Name Released

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif.– Siskiyou County Officials are releasing the name of the man who was murdered, Monday. They said 60-year-old Dale Bowen of Mount Shasta was attacked in his home on Birch Ln. in the vicinity of Truck Village Dr. in the early morning hours. Talent Police said 27-year-old Mathew Raye Baker was arrested in … Continue reading »

Police Uncover Burglary Operation

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A months long, joint operation between the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office, the Merrill Police Department, Oregon State Police, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol and others has uncovered what law enforcement believes is a stolen property ring operating across state lines. According to the Klamath County Sheriff’s Department, police … Continue reading »

Siskiyou County Evacuation Notice Lifted

[UPDATE: 12:06 p.m.]- Effective noon, Monday, the Evacuation order for people living in the area of Butterfly Ave. between Clark Street and Gillis Street, Mountain Ave and all surrounding side streets is lifted. Areas of active high water in the Sacramento River may exist along the entire river shoreline. Siskiyou County Emergency officials are asking … Continue reading »

Search Continues for Missing Teen

ASHLAND, Ore. — As the family of Hannah Thomas-Garner tries to get DNA testing done, search and rescue crews are getting ready for another ground search. Volunteers will head to Dead Indian Memorial Road tomorrow to look for signs of the missing teen. Search crews have been down this road before, but last time the … Continue reading »

State of Jefferson Support Jumps

SACRAMENTO, Calif., — State of Jefferson supporters gathered at the state of California’s capital building Thursday afternoon.  With green and yellow flags in hand, they railed before dropping off three additional petitions. Yuba, Tahema, and Glenn counties turned in “declarations of separation” to the Secretary of State’s Office. State of Jefferson advocates believe the northern … Continue reading »

Man Facing Murder Charges for Found Body

FORT JONES, Ore.– A man in in jail as part of the investigation into a body found under a bridge in the Fort Jones area. The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s office announced Wednesday, they are investigating the death of Daniel English as a murder. James Henderling of Fort Jones is now in the Siskiyou County Jail … Continue reading »

Bomb Discovered In Dunsmuir Neighborhood

DUNSMUIR, Calif. — An investigation is underway after a bomb was discovered in a Siskiyou County neighborhood. Sheriff deputies responded to the scene in Dunsmuir, California Tuesday afternoon to find a handmade explosive device. Deputies say it was made out of a one-inch galvanized pipe commonly known as a “pipe bomb.” They say that a … Continue reading »

Local Emergency Alert Systems

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — County emergency departments are making a push for the public to sign up for emergency notification, to make sure people are getting the most important information as soon as possible. In Siskiyou County, the emergency notification system is called a CodeRed call. It is a free service people can sign up … Continue reading »

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