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Police: Yreka man confesses to killing cats

MOUNT SHASTA, Calif. — Mount Shasta Police got a call from Mercy Medical Mount Shasta for alleged animal abuse. According to the Mount Shasta Police Facebook page, it got a call 54-year-old Daniel Brown of Yreka, told hospital staff he had killed …

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 …

Siskiyou Co. jail project moves forward

YREKA, Calif. — Siskiyou County may have a new jail as early as 2022. The county Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning and expressed their support for the project. Sheriff Jon Lopey says the meeting was critical with nearly $27 million dollars …