Statement from Weed Mill Owners

Roseburg, Ore. – When the Boles Fire swept through Weed on Monday, September 15, it also burned the mill.  Many people in that community depend upon the mill for employment. The spouse of one mill worker tells NewsWatch 12 “Without the mill, I’m not sure what would be left of Weed.” The owners of that … Continue reading »

100 Homes Reported Damaged or Destoyed

Updated at 5:25 PM with phone interview with Suzi Brady of Cal Fire WEED, Calif., — A rapidly spreading wildfire is forcing immediate evacuations in Weed and the communities of Carrick and Lake Shastina. The fire began around 2:15 as a vegetation fire in the Boles Creek area and has spread to more than 300 … Continue reading »

Fire Near Weed is Under Investigation

YREKA, Ca. — If you saw smoke coming from the South this weekend, it may have been from a small fire in Weed, Ca. The California Department of Foresty and Fire Protection (CAL Fire) got multiple 911 calls for a report of a vegetation fire behind the Roseburg Mill in Weed on Sunday afternoon. CAL Fire … Continue reading »

Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Weed

WEED, Cal. — Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Deputies and the District Attorney’s office, California Highway Patrol, the Department of Justice Forensic Investigators and the Weed Police Department all responded to the Greyhound Bus station in Weed for an officer-involved shooting. We have a reporter at the scene and will continue to bring you the most up-to-date information … Continue reading »