Big Savings on Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair Carnival Tickets

Summer is here and hot and so are the savings at the Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair. Now is the time to save over 30-percent off fair-time pricing by purchasing pre-sale discounted carnival tickets. The carnival tickets are now only $20, a savings of $10 off the fair-time price. The tickets can be exchanged during the fair for a wristband for unlimited rides all day and night on any one day of the fair. During the fair, the carnival wristband tickets will be $30.

The carnival tickets are available in Tulelake at the at the fair office, the Jolly Cone and Ross Market; in Klamath Falls at the Grange Co-op, Big R, all Umpqua Bank locations and the Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union on Washburn Way; in Dorris at the Pacific Crest Federal Credit Union; in Merrill at the Umpqua Bank and on the fair’s online ticket outlet at

There is no limit on the number of pre-sale wristbands one person can purchase. The pre-sale discount pricing will end on Wednesday, September 9.

The 64th annual Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair will take place on September 10- 13 and be celebrating this year’s theme of “Country Nights and Carnival Lights.” For more information, please contact the fair office at 530-667-5312 or email

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Rabbit and Poultry proof of ownership due for 2015 Siskiyou Golden Fair

Proof of Ownership and Bill of Sale documents are due by 5:00 pm on July 13 for all rabbit and poultry independent exhibitors.

The independent exhibitor proof of ownership documentation for all species is in addition to the 2015 entry form that is due on July 24 for hard copy or by July 29 online.

An Independent Exhibitor is someone who does not show livestock through an organization like 4-H, FFA or Grange. Independent exhibitors are required to attend meetings, perform one community service, and maintain a record book regarding their livestock project. The Independent Livestock Exhibitor packet is only required for market animal projects that wish to sell in the Junior Livestock Auction. (more…)

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South Siskiyou dominates to win District-1 Junior Little League All-Stars title

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The South Siskiyou Junior Little League All-Stars left no doubt about which team is tops in District-1. Last Wednesday, Siskiyou defeated Anderson in the winners bracket semi-final game, 10-3. Anderson battled back through the losers bracket to reach the title tilt on Sunday, but South Siskiyou crushed them again.

Siskiyou plastered five runs on the board in the bottom of the first inning. Two more Siskiyou runs in the second inning and five in the third made it a 12-0, five-inning victory.

Kaden Riccomini tossed the complete game shut out, fanning 10 Anderson batters. Riccomini allowed four hits and issued three walks.

Three of Anderson’s hits came off the bat of Mason Fuentes, who was 3/3 with a double in the game.

For South Siskiyou, Riccomini went 2/2 with a walk, scored three runs, stole three bases and drove in a run. Abraham Barr was 2/3, hit by a pitch, had an RBI and scored twice. Kaimana Ferguson was 2/4 at the plate with a pair of doubles, two runs scored and four RBIs. (more…)

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Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair Exhibitor Entry Handbooks now available

Exhibitor entry books for the 2015 Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair are now available at the fair office and online at The entry books were mailed to last year’s exhibitors and to those who have made requests to receive them. If you are interested in entering an exhibit you can pick up a complimentary entry book in Klamath Falls at Big R, Grange Co-op and at the Extension Office.

The entry book includes numerous new Arts & Crafts, Home Economic and Gardening classes as well as the addition of a Primary Exhibitor division, developed specifically for children ages up to 8 years old. The still exhibit classes are open to all California and Oregon residents. The entry books also include an entry form for the annual fair parade scheduled on Saturday, September 12 at noon down Main Street in Tulelake, CA.

All entry forms are due in the fair office or postmarked by 5:00 pm Friday, August 21, 2015. If you would like to receive an Exhibitor Entry Handbook please call the fair office at 530-667-5312 or email your request to

The 64th annual Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair will take place on September 10- 13, and be celebrating this year’s theme of “Country Nights and Carnival Lights.” For more information, please contact the fair office at 530/667-5312 or email

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South Siskiyou Junior squad will play for District-1 title

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South Siskiyou defeated Anderson, 10-3, in the winner’s bracket semi-final on Wednesday to earn a trip to the District-1 Junior Little League All-Stars title tilt.

South Siskiyou downed East Redding in its first round game, 8-3, and West Redding, 6-2, in round-two.

The Siskiyou squad will face the team that emerges from the loser’s bracket on Sunday at 4:00 pm for the championship. The game will be played on the Mt. Shasta High School baseball field.

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Community invited to meet the candidates for COS Vice President of Instruction

The community is invited to meet the final candidates for COS Vice President of Instruction on Monday, July 6, 2015. After screening the applications received for the position, the hiring committee has narrowed the list of final candidates to four: Andrew Fields, Robert Taylor, Steven Reynolds, and Dale van Dam.

The forums are one of the final steps in a lengthy selection process, and are open to students, faculty, staff and community members. During the forums, candidates will have the opportunity to share information about their work history, experience in instruction and answer questions from audience members. The forums will be held on Monday, July 6 in the COS Weed Campus Emergency Services Training Center, room 8-107. The schedule for the afternoon is:

12:00 to 12:50 p.m. – Andrew Fields
1:00 to 1:50 p.m. – Steven Reynolds
2:00 to 2:50 p.m. – Dale van Dam
3:00 to 3:50 p.m. – Robert Taylor

Each of the candidates invited back to the college for a final interview have shown leadership in a variety of positions and experience in instruction. For information about the search process or the community forums, contact the College of the Siskiyous Human Resources Department by calling (530) 938-5317. The College may also be reached by calling toll-free (888) 397-4339.

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Yreka sweeps K-Falls

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Yreka swept Klamath Falls in D2 doubleheader baseball action on Monday night at Hibbard Field.

Yreka won the first game, 17-7, and game-two 9-8.

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2015 Sharkfest results

The Scott Valley swim team finished second at Sharkfest over the week end in Etna, tallying 1,098 points. Anderson won the meet with 1,299 points, and Trinity was 3rd with 699. Other teams competing were South Siskiyou and Red Bluff. There were about 170 swimmers between the five teams.

Sharkfest photos were posted earlier. Here’s a link: Sharkfest photos

Individual overall results

6 & Under Girls
1st Wimmer, Kolbee,  Anderson Aquagators 40
2nd Murray, Hannah, Red Bluff Tritons 32
3rd Deala, Grace, Scott Valley Swim Team 30

6 & Under Boys
1st Fitch, Nathan, Anderson Aquagators 16
2nd Wemmer, Malakai, South Siskiyou Swim Team 9

7-8 Girls
1st Shults, Joslyn, Red Bluff Tritons 63
2nd Miller, Danielle, Scott Valley Swim Team 44
3rd Lockett, Brooke, Anderson Aquagators 27

7-8 Boys
1st Bevis, John, Scott Valley Swim Team 50
2nd Lockett, Quinn, Anderson Aquagators 43
3rd Hubbard, Noah, Scott Valley Swim Team 32 (more…)

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2015 YMCA Rugby Camp photos

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The Siskiyou Family YMCA kicked off its 2015 Youth Rugby Camp on Monday. This is the second year for the three-day, co-ed camp, and participation has more than doubled from its first year.

The camp is staffed by volunteer coaches from the State of Jefferson Rugby Club, and a member of the University of Nevada, Reno women’s club team.

The emphasis is on learning basic rugby skills and having fun through drills and scrimmaging in a safe, non-contact environment.

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Yreka Junior All-Stars exit tourney

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The Yreka Junior Little League All Stars were eliminated from the District-1 All Star Tournament on Sunday, falling to East Redding 12-1.

Yreka lost its opening game of the double-elimination tourney to West Redding, 9-7, on Saturday.

Photos are from Saturday’s game.

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South Siskiyou Juniors advance to semi-final

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Photos by Howard Albecker

The South Siskiyou Junior Little League All-Star team advanced to the semi-finals of the District-1 tournament with a 6-2 win over West Redding on Sunday, in Mt. Shasta.

South Siskiyou won their first round game against East Redding 8-3, on Saturday.

Anderson will be South Siskiyou’s opponent in the winner’s bracket semi-final, scheduled for Wednesday at 5:00 pm. Anderson won its first round game over Corning on Saturday, 12-1, and beat Foothill 8-5 on Sunday.

Photos are from Saturday’s South Siskiyou v East Redding game.

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Yreka v West Redding All-Stars photos

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One tough inning cost the Yreka 9/10 All-Stars on Saturday in their first-round game against West Redding, at Ringe Park.

Yreka led 1-0 at the end of the opening frame.

After two innings in the District-1 tourney, the teams were knotted at 1-1.

West Redding took a 3-1 advantage in the bottom of the third.

Yreka put up one run in the top of the fourth inning, making the score 3-2.

The bottom of the fourth didn’t go so well for Yreka, as Redding put up five runs to take control of the game, 8-2.

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Trinity v East Redding All-Stars photos

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The Trinity 9/10 Little League All-Stars jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, but eventually fell to East Redding 10-8 on Saturday in Yreka.

East Redding put up four runs in the top of the third inning, and another in the fourth for a 5-2 advantage.

Trinity responded with three runs in the home half of the fourth inning, tying the game 5-5.

East Redding had a big five-run top of the sixth for a 10-5 lead.

Trinity battled back with three runs in the bottom of the inning, but were unable to pull off the comeback in the District-1 tourney first round game.

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District-1 Little League All-Stars tournament schedules

YrekaTransferNewThe District-1 Little League All-Stars tourneys get underway on Saturday, and continue on Sunday.


Juniors – hosted by South Siskiyou and played at the Mt. Shasta High School baseball field

Corning 1 – Anderson 12

South Siskiyou 8 – East Redding 3

Yreka 7 – West Redding 9

Foothill had a bye and will play Anderson at 4 pm on Sunday


11-12 – hosted by Red Bluff

South Siskiyou 0 – East Redding 9

Trinity v Central Tehama

Foothill v Anderson

Cottonwood v West Redding

Shasta Dam had a bye and will play East Redding on Sunday at 9 am
Red Bluff has a bye and will play the winner of Trinity v Central Tehama on Sunday at 11:30 am
Yreka has a bye and will play the winner of Foothill v Anderson on Sunday at 2 pm
Corning has a bye and will play the winner of Cottonwood v West Redding on Sunday at 4:30 pm


10-11 – hosted by East Redding

Yreka 8 – Cottonwood 6

Red Bluff v Foothill

East Redding 26 – South Siskiyou 3

West Redding v Shasta Dam


9-10 – hosted by Yreka and played at Ringe Park

Trinity 8 – East Redding 10

Foothill lost to Shasta Dam

Yreka 2 – West Redding 8

South Siskiyou had a bye and plays the winner East Redding on Sunday at 9 am

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2015 Sharkfest photos

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The 2015 Sharkfest swim meet, hosted by the Scott Valley Swim Team, got underway at Dotty Olson Community Pool in Etna on Friday afternoon.

About 170 swimmers are competing at Sharkfest this year, representing five teams: Scott Valley, South Siskiyou, Weaverville, Red Bluff and Anderson.

The meet ends on Sunday afternoon.

Photos are from the 100m and 200m Individual Medley races on Friday.

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