siskiyou county

California politicians react to FEMA approval

D YREKA, Cali. – Hours after President Trump’s decision, rejecting California’s plea for FEMA assistance he reconsidered and approved aid for seven new California counties. Now Slater Fire victims, along with neighboring communities can get the help they so desperately want. “It’s …

Truck driver arrested after crash south of Yreka

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. – A truck driver was arrested after a rollover crash south of Yreka. The California Highway Patrol said at about 9:00 p.m. Wednesday, a Freightliner semi-trailer truck driven by 52-year-old Rodney Cavan of Sheriden, Oregon was traveling on Interstate …

Siskiyou County officials appoint new sheriff

YREKA, Calif. — There’s a new sheriff for Siskiyou County. In August of 2020, then-Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey announced he’d retire after serving nearly a decade in office and over four decades in law enforcement. Lopey said,  “I have decided to …

Caldwell Fire blackens 12 square miles

Lava Beds National Monument – The ‘Caldwell’ Fire near the southeast corner of the Lava Beds National Monument has now blackened more than 12 square miles. The Caldwell fire is the largest of several fires burning in the ‘July Complex’. As of …