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 »

Some Siskiyou Co. Residents to Evacuate

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Department is issuing a Mandatory Evacuation Order for residents of the Idlewild, Mule Bridge, Robinson Flat and Whites Gulch areas, due to the growth and movement of the July Complex fires. The Sheriff’s Office says this Mandatory Evacuation Order is for for all residents east and west … Continue reading »

Less Resources Needed for Fires

YREKA, Calif. — As of Friday, the Oregon Gulch Fire was 50 percent contained, and the Little Deer Fire was 87 percent contained. With the fires less of a threat from earlier in the week, many of the 15 hundred personnel at the Yreka High School Fire Camp are being sent home or reassigned. Fire agencies have … Continue reading »

Officials Assess OR Gulch Fire Damage

YREKA, Calif. — The Oregon Gulch Fire’s stable acreage is making it less of a threat for fire officials. Now, investigators are working their way into the area to check the damages. Cal Fire field observers have been working their way through the burned areas in Siskiyou County, looking to gather information on land and structure … Continue reading »

Siskiyou County Tracks Fire Expenses

YREKA, Calif. — With several fires burning in Siskiyou County including the Oregon Gulch Fire and the Beaver Fire, many county resources are being used to get them under control. In order to make sure the fire costs are being recorded, the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Emergency Operations Center is going through a very specific process. … Continue reading »

Homeowners Stay Despite Evacuation Order

COPCO LAKE, Cali., — Most of the smoke rising on north side of Copco Lake is from firefighters’ efforts to burn out existing vegetation. By burning it in a controlled manner and then following that up with a mop-up firefighters can prevent the Oregon Gulch Fire from threatening the homes on Copco Lake again. Friday … Continue reading »

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