Yreka (United States)

Type: City
Name: Yreka (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 41.735401
Longitude: -122.634003
population: 7,124
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Walmart Donates $25,000 to American Red Cross Capital Region to Support King and Boles Fire Relief Efforts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Sept. 26,2014) — The Walmart Foundation today announced it is donating $25,000 tothe Capital Region chapter of the American Red Cross to support relief effortssurrounding the Boles fire in Siskiyou County and the King fire in El D ... [Published Walmart Corporate - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Cheryl Ames Bastow

, 67, much loved daughter, sister, aunt and friend, died unexpectedly at her home in Yreka on Aug. 23, 2014.Cheryl was joyful, very caring and generous, curious, adventurous, high-spirited, funny and always willing to lend a helping hand. Born in Springfield, ... [Published Siskiyou Daily News - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Klamath dam, restoration agreements could terminate Dec. 31

Opposition to the Klamath dam agreements is still going strong as the date for termination of those agreements approaches. The Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement is a long-term compact between numerous groups that sets forth a variety of river restoration ... [Published Siskiyou Daily News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Dry conditions and lightning strikes make for a long California fire season

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 16-Sep-2014The fire season in California has been anything but cooperative this year. Hot conditions combined with a state-wide drought and dry lightning makes for unpleasant conditions and leads to an abundance of forest fires.On ... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Forest / Wild Fire - North-America - USA

EDIS Number: WF-20140916-45301-USA Date / time: 16/09/2014 09:10:22 [UTC] Event: Forest / Wild Fire Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of California Location: Weed Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Looking out for nancy

Justin Matthews/KTVL.comYreka, Calif.- Nancy Hood, who has worked for the United States ForestService as a Fire Lookout since 1956, lost her home to the 108,000-acre Happy Camp Complex."She has worked here for 56 seasons," said Kerry Greene from the U.S. ... [Published KTVL Channel 10 - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Deborah Anne Martinez-Simonds

, 55, of Yreka, passed away on Sept. 3, 2014, in Medford, Oregon, following a short illness.Debbie was born to James and Celia Martinez on Sept. 18, 1958, at Gorgas Hospital, a U.S. Military Hospital in Panama City, Panama. The family moved to Yreka in ... [Published Siskiyou Daily News - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Yosemite fire quadruples in size, forces evacuation

Yosemite fire quadrupled in size as of Monday morning, according to officials. The growing Yosemite fire forced the helicopter evacuation of about 100 park visitors. Smoke from a Yosemite fire rises above Little Yosemite Valley near Yosemite National ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

California drought: Water witches in demand as wells run dry

Sacramento --The calls started in October, when the rain was supposed to come. Rob Thompson's phone kept ringing - a farmer in Fresno, a winemaker in Napa Valley, a rancher in Yreka.All were looking for water. And they had heard Thompson could find it ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Disappearance and Return on the Klamath River

By Katharine Blake McFarland Last weekend I slept in the back of my car by a stream in the Klamath River Basin, a territory that stretches across the top of California and into Southern Oregon. This is how you camp when you don't have a tent, ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 07 2014]

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..."In my brother-in-law's words, most of the town is gone," Sprunger said Monday evening. "There are entire sections of the town that are completely burned. "It's an irrevocable change to the town," Sprunger said. I-5 was closed both north and south at Weed for nearly three hours before traffic flow was restored, allowing thousands of stranded motorists to creep past the smoldering high-mountain town of about 3,000 residents. The California Department of Transportation briefly asked its Oregon counterparts shortly after 5 p.m. to close southbound I-5 traffic at the California border, but the agency rescinded its request before the closure could be enacted, ODOT spokesman Gary Leaming said. However, Highway 97 remained closed late Monday as hundreds of firefighters worked prevent the fire from moving north, but it still was advancing Monday evening, according to CDF."
"Just one person is involved in this so-to-speak, we have families with little children and things like that with more expensive homes, so mine seemed to be the convenient one to go if anybody had to go"
"I had a property owner looking at me like I hit my head," Mondavi said. "I found him a hell of a well. He turned into a believer."

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Walmart Donates $25,000 to American Red Cross C... [Published Walmart Corporate - Sep 29 2014]
Cheryl Ames Bastow [Published Siskiyou Daily News - Sep 26 2014]
Klamath dam, restoration agreements could termi... [Published Siskiyou Daily News - Sep 25 2014]
Dry conditions and lightning strikes make for a... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 16 2014]
Forest / Wild Fire - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 16 2014]
UPDATE: Boles fire destroys businesses, homes i... [Published Action News Now - Sep 16 2014]
Looking out for nancy [Published KTVL Channel 10 - Sep 13 2014]
Deborah Anne Martinez-Simonds [Published Siskiyou Daily News - Sep 09 2014]
Yosemite fire quadruples in size, forces evacua... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Sep 08 2014]
California drought: Water witches in demand as ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 24 2014]
Disappearance and Return on the Klamath River [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 07 2014]
Yreka's rolls the dice on casino [Published Medford Mail Tribune - Dec 22 2013]
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EDIS Number: WF-20140916-45301-USA Date / time: 16/09/2014 09:10:22 [UTC] Event: Forest / Wild Fire Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of California Location: Weed Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
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By Katharine Blake McFarland Last weekend I slept in the back of my car by a stream in the Klamath River Basin, a territory that stretches across the top of California and into Southern Oregon. This is how you camp when you don't have a tent, ...
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