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 »
MEDFORD, OR. — After a life-threatening stroke, 88-year-old Mary Hedge of Yreka, California was not sure if she would ever be able to tie the knot with her sweetheart. On Thursday, she did just that. Hedge has been at Providence Medical Center since her stroke 6 weeks ago, and Steve Tarnay was by her side … Continue reading »
YREKA, Ca. — A man is lodged in the Siskiyou County Jail after he was charged with the murder of Henry S. Cooper Jr. Elias Samuel Bullington, 26, of Siskiyou County was already in custody on unrelated charges, but on January 28th, the Yreka Police Department added murder charges to his record after their investigation … Continue reading »
Friday Night Blitz from September 20. North Medford pulls the upset of the year in defeating defending state champion Sheldon. Other highlights include Grants Pass at Crater, South Medford at South Eugene, Roseburg at Thurston, Ashland at Churchill, Eagle Point at Springfield and Klamath Union at Yreka.
Friday Night Blitz from September 13th. Games include South Medford losing to Thurston, North Medford’s win over Grants Pass, Ashland beating Marist and our Game of the Week featuring Eagle Point and Churchill.
YREKA, Calif. — There are no shelters, no steady food donations, but still a large homeless population in Yreka. Homeless man Joseph Westergard said things have changed. “There are no resources here anymore, they’re pretty much cutting everything out,” said Westergard. No homeless could be seen camped along Yreka Creek Tuesday afternoon after Yreka Police … Continue reading »
Yreka, Calif. — New information has been released to Newswatch 12 about two of the three bodies found along Yreka Creek in the past eight months. The second body found along Yreka Creek has been identified as a 62-year-old transient named Henry Cooper. His body was found on July 9th. Police are calling … Continue reading »
YREKA, CA — Gloria Harbour spends her free time working on jigsaw puzzles at her home in what she describes as a quiet friendly community. Tuesday, however, she noticed red and blue lights and caution tape nearby. “I went over to town yesterday and came back and I had seen these police cars,” said Harbour. … Continue reading »
YREKA, Calif. — The Yreka Police Department is ruling a body found near North Yreka Creek a homicide. Officials received a report of the dead body from three people in the area Tuesday. The body was found near the 1000 block of Deer Creek Way. Residents are encouraged to not go into the Yreka Creek area … Continue reading »
YREKA, Calif. — One of the men accused of stealing gold and other artifacts from the Siskiyou County Courthouse, is scheduled to be back in court on July 9th. The other suspect is still at large. David Johnson is accused of stealing more than a million dollars worth of items from a display case in … Continue reading »