Voter Turnout Low Despite Jefferson Vote

YREKA, Calif. – Despite some important races and controversial issues on the ballot, many voters are staying away from the polls in Siskiyou County. County Clerk Colleen Setzer said the turnout for Tuesday’s Primary Election was only 38 percent as of Tuesday afternoon; much lower than expected. “People in Siskiyou County typically exercise their right … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: State of Jefferson

YREKA, Calif. — Many Americans are celebrating the birth and independence of our nation. So this week, we’re taking a look at one of the most bizarre political movements ever on the West Coast. It wasn’t a new idea in 1941, but it came closest to happening then, on the eve of World War II. … Continue reading »