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Driver Survives for Hours in Car Flipped in Frigid Calif. River
A man survived for hours trapped in his upside-down car after it plunged into a frigid Northern California river, officials said. California Highway Patrol officials in Yreka said 28-year-old Michael Finn breathed from a pocket of air inside his vehicle until he was rescued five hours after his car
Siskiyou FamilyYMCA Ugly Sweater run set for Saturday
Pull out that hideous Christmas sweater of chipmunks singing carols hidden deep in your closest and dust off those running shoes, because it’s ugly sweater run time again. The sixth annual Siskiyou Family YMCA Ugly Sweater Run is set for this Saturday.
Southwest passenger claims airline forced her to leave pet fish at airport
A California woman is claiming a Southwest Airlines agent forced her to leave her pet fish at the airport last Wednesday. Lanice Powless, a University of Colorado student, was flying to California from Denver International Airport when she said a Southwest Airlines employee informed her that she wou
California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun
A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports. The suspects, caught on video, allegedly tried to stab owner Jean Boujekian during the attempted robbery at Vana Watch and Jewelry in South Pasadena on Fr
Sheriff: Siskiyou County Man May Have Left Home on Foot, Never Returned
MCCLOUD, Calif. — A man living in rural Siskiyou County is now considered missing — although little is known about the circumstances of his disappearance, according to the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office (SCSO).
Luke’s Yreka Drug to close its doors Friday: More regulation, less reimbursement cited as reasons
Seeing businesses come and go in Yreka is common, but the impending loss of one community fixture has proven particularly heart-wrenching for countless residents. Luke’s Yreka Drug announced earlier this month that it will close its doors this Friday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. The news was met with an outp
Etna man dies after crashing into tree
ETNA, Calif. — An Etna man was killed Tuesday morning after he crashed into a tree with his car. The California Highway Patrol Yreka unit reported that their dispatch center received a 911 call Tuesday around 9:49 a.m. saying a blue Ford Focus had crashed into a tree on highway 3 near Etna, north of
Do-si-do down to the Greenhorn Grange
YREKA – Beginning square dance lessons will be offered at the Greenhorn Grange throughout the month of January. Lessons will run from 7 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 7, 14 and 21. These three dates will be free to all new dancers, and are offered by Circle to Square, a local civic club that has been a part of t
Police consider charges against Camp Fire cleanup worker who posted 'reprehensible' photos
REDDING, Calif. – Police in California say they will pursue criminal charges against a cleanup worker who posted photos of himself in properties destroyed in a wildfire that some are calling disrespectful.
Siskiyou County man survives crash into Klamath River for nearly 5 hours
SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif. — A Siskiyou County man survived inside a car for nearly five hours after he crashed into the Klamath River Wednesday morning. His incredible story of survival stunned those on scene including a dive team commander who helped pull his car from the water saving his life.
Dinner and auction benefits 'Legal Fund to Restore Second Amendment Rights'
YREKA – The Legal Fund to Restore Second Amendment Rights and Open Carry in California will hold a fundraiser Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Miner’s Inn and Convention Center in Yreka, 112 E. Miner Street.
All Evacuation Orders Lifted in Deadly Camp Fire
The remaining residents who fled from the deadliest wildfire in California history were allowed to return to their home Saturday and assess the damage. All evacuation orders were lifted in Paradise more than a month after the fire broke out Nov. 8, killing at least 86 people and destroying 14,000 ho
Weed citizens plan protest at Roseburg's Oregon headquarters
The Water for Citizens of Weed CA community organization has planned a protest march for Dec. 18 at Roseburg Forest Products headquarters in Springfield, Ore., near Eugene. In a water rights issue that has gained national attention, the nine members of WCWC have been seeking to establish that the Ci
3 Siskiyou County junior high teams compete at girls hoops tourney in Crescent City
Siskiyou County schools Scott Valley Junior High, Big Springs, and Grenada competed at the 46th annual Crescent City Jaycees Girls Basketball Tournament this past weekend on the coast in Crescent City, Calif.
Video shows suspects crash truck into California gas station, steal ATM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Sheriff's detectives are looking for three men who stole an ATM from a Rancho Cordova gas station early Thursday morning and dramatic surveillance footage reveals how it all played out.
Tainted romaine traced to at least 1 California farm
WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in central California. But they cautioned Thursday that other farms are likely involved in the E. coli outbreak and consumers should continue checking the label before purchasing romain
Butte County Sheriff releases log of emergency calls received on day Camp Fire started
YANKEE HILL, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 10: Pushed by winds late Saturday evening, November 10, 2018, the Camp Fire heats up east of Highway 70 near Yankee Hill, Calif. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)
Driver Survives for Hours After Plunging Into Klamath River
YREKA, Calif. — A Klamath River man managed to survive for "nearly five hours" in the water after he crashed his car, flipping upside-down into the river, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP).
Man who survived crash into river released from hospital
Update (12-13-18 2:35 p.m.): Michael Finn, the man who survived for hours inside his vehicle after it plunged into the Klamath River, has been discharged from the hospital, according to Fairchild Medical Clinic.
Man breathed air pocket for hours as car sank in frigid river, Calif. cops say
Northern California police discovered a car upside down in the Klamath River — almost entirely underwater with its four-way flashers blinking — when officers responded to a 911 call on Wednesday morning.