Weed Students Return After Boles Fire

WEED, Calif. — A warm smile, a hug, and welcome back posters greeted students at Weed Elementary on their first day back since the Boles Fire. For all involved, it was emotional morning. Eight days after a fire devastated their city, it was back to school. Parents know it’s a step forward, even if their … Continue reading »

Active Shooter Exercise in Weed

YREKA, Calif. — Emergency agencies are preparing for a practice 9-1-1 call in Siskiyou County. On Tuesday, an active shooter exercise will spark a response from law enforcement and medical crews. It’ll be on the College of the Siskiyou’s campus in Weed next week. So, if you hear simulated gun shots, explosions, or sirens, it’s … Continue reading »

Regional Firewood Supply Dwindling

WEED, Calif. — The government shutdown is putting local firewood suppliers in a bind. It’s certainly feeling like fall and temperatures are dropping overnight, which means many residents in the community of Weed are using wood to heat their homes. Weed resident Gary Gepner needs firewood to keep warm this winter and right now his … Continue reading »