KRS Realty Joins YCC Community Partners


KRS Realty Ribbon CuttingThe Chamber of Commerce thanks our Community Partners who have supported Chamber events at the highest levels this year. KRS Realty is the latest local business to serve as a Community Partner Business Leader, with the Yreka Chamber of Commerce.


Thank you to KRS Realty for their support of the Yreka Chamber of Commerce at the Community Partner Level. KRS Realty is comprised of a team of highly skilled agents who are focused on client-first approach. Paired with unparalleled knowledge of the region, KRS Realty agents specialize in a vast level of realty services, from listing and selling all types of residential, land, lots and acreage properties to being fully aware of how to rise to market challenges.

Throughout the past two years KRS owner, Kim Roetto, has served in leadership as a board member of the Yreka Chamber of Commerce, and provided key insight into the development of Yreka’s Business Community.

“We could not be more appreciative of our realtors and real estate companies who are invested in creating and bringing vibrant commercial and residential spaces to our
community,” explains the Chamber of Commerce.  “Yreka’s current success is a true testament to that.” Major real estate transactions through KRS Realty and our local realtors can transform entire neighborhoods.

“Truly, one of the most influential groups in the recent growth and development of Yreka is our real estate companies.”

We thank the entire staff of KRS for their leadership in business and for their effort to keep the future bright in Yreka.

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Welcome Liberty Tax to Yreka

The Yreka Chamber of Commerce welcomes Liberty Tax Service to 601 S. Main Street here in Yreka. Contact the bright staff at (530) 841.1040 for help with your 2015 tax needs and questions.

Liberty Tax

The Yreka Chamber Welcomes Fastenal

The Yreka Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome Fastenal to our membership. Located right here in Yreka at 1015 S.Main Street, Fastenal is an American Company known as one of North America’s most efficient suppliers of OEM, MRO, and construction products. Our Yreka store is one of 2,700 stores. | Welcome Fastenal to Yreka.timeline_careers

Yreka Chamber Board Opens 2015 Seats

The Yreka Chamber of Commerce will announce the 2015 Board of Directors at the annual Business Expo on February 12th. In the meantime, persons interested in serving on the Yreka Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and encouraged to indicate interest here.

Chamber Board

Indicate your interest in joining this leadership board here.

Key Goals

The dedicated board members of the Chamber of Commerce provide leadership and structure for the promotion and enrichment of economic growth and community vitality in the Yreka area. The Chamber Board meets on the second Thursday of the month at 9:30am at the Best Western Miner’s Inn Convention Center.

Key Business and Networking Events

  • New Business and Grand Opening Ribbon Cuttings
  • Monthly Networking Mixers
  • Annual Members Meeting and Business Expo
  • Chamber Awards Gala

Community Enrichment Events

  • Yreka’s Art Walk (April-October)
  • Sizzlin September Show and Shine
  • Gold Rush Days
  • Parade of Lights
  • Night of Lights: Christmas on Miner Street

Possible Events in Development

  • Halloween Trick or Treating on Miner Street
  • September Harvest Festival
  • Miner Street Music, Rib Wars and Outdoor Dance

Meet the 2014 Board of Directors

Cliff Munson  | President
Siskiyou Golden Fair

Christine Todd | Vice President
Ellis Brooks Honda

Matt Osborn | Treasurer
Shasta Investments

Shannon Salvestro | Director
Women in Business

Dennis Crossman  | Director
Emeritus Meadowlark

Gary Nelson| Director
Franco American Hotel

Lisa Nixon  | Director
Attorney At Law

Mike Madden  | Director
Fairchild Medical Center

Sandra Palmer  | Director
Best Western Miner’s Inn

Shawna Glenn  | Director
Ellis Brooks Honda

Tiffany Eberle-Dooley | Director
Edward Jones Investments

Vince Reinig | Director
Northland Cable

Kory Hayden
Executive Director

Susan Dickison
Administrative Assistant

64th Annual Chamber Awards Set for March 20th

awards gala

Submit a nominee for recognition at the Chamber Awards Gala here.

Gala Tickets | $35

Join the Yreka Community for an exciting evening of celebration on Friday, March 20th, 2015, in honor of the 2015 Chamber Award Nominees. Dine with friends and collegues at the Best Western Miner’s Inn and applaud the accomplishments of the Business, Non-Profit, Employee and Citizen of the Year nominees. This movie themed red carpet is not to be missed. Save the date and make nominations for this fun, entertaining gala event in Yreka.

Golden Tickets Raffle | $25

With only 100 Golden Tickets available, there is a one in ten chance of taking home a great prize basket from the Gala.

Purchase Gala and Golden Tickets here.

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Chamber Awards Winners

Yreka Celebrates Award Nominees and Winners at 63rd Annual Chamber Awards Gala

175 guests walked the red carpet on Friday, to enjoy savory eats by Olivera’s Catering, Oscar ambiance and a lively program celebrating 12 nominees for the 2014 Chamber Awards Gala. While every nominee was honored throughout the evening, the Siskiyou Family YMCA was awarded the non-profit of the year, Susan Ikenberry of the Fairchild Medical Foundation was awarded Employee of the Year, the Siskiyou Golden Fair was awarded Business of the Year, and Joan Favero was awarded Citizen of the Year.

“We really set out to ensure all 12 nominees felt truly honored this year.” said Kory Hayden. Award nominees gathered at the Wine Gallery on Broadway, and were greeted by members of the Chamber of Commerce. Elegant 2014 cars, provided by Ellis Brooks Motors then choffered nominees to the Best Western Miner’s Inn Convention Center. As nominees walked down the red carpet to Oscar themed music, there were greeted with thundering applause as they entered elegantly candle lit room.

“The program highlighted and celebrated qualities and accomplishments of each nominee,” said Hayden. “In addition to prepared commentary, we presented a tribute video featuring each of these special candidates. The tribute video really captured the Oscar style them and gave everyone in the room the chance to get to know and appreciate the nominees.These twelve nominees and countless others give so much to our community throughout the year,” said Hayden. “We hope they truly feel as through their efforts are appreciated.”

Casa of Siskiyou County


CASA stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates. This dedicated non-profit provides a voice for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court process. Dedicated volunteers give time each week to advocate for a child’s safety and best interest. Look for a series of very special CASA fundraisers throughout the year including their upcoming trap shoot, their annual gala and more. CASA invites you to join their team of volunteers who are willing to stand up for children in need for our community. Volunteers are eligible to provide support to a child in need after 32 hours of training. Thank you CASA of Siskiyou County for your exceptional service. We congratulate you for a well deserved nomination for Non-Profit of the Year. — in Yreka, CA.

Siskiyou Family YMCA

Siskiyou-YMCAFrom Kinder fitness, soccer, basketball, camping, group fitness, to sold out dance recitals & more,this organization continues to enrich our community each and everyday! Recognizing the diversity within our community and never turning anyone away, ED Scott Eastman and his enthusiastic team provide programs to the young and elderly, alike, to insure everyone has the opportunity to feel & remain vital! Thank you Siskiyou Family YMCA for providing us with value that touches us all! — in Yreka, CA.

Yreka Splash

SplashFrom the Yreka Swim team, to open swim and senior water fitness, Yreka Splash ensures that we can enjoy the refreshing water and healthy active lifestyle that Ringe Pool provides our community. Through hours of volunteer time, a serious amount of sunblock, patience and determination this group overcomes financial and facility challenges year after year, to continue to provide a swimming pool for Yreka. Thank you to Buzzy and Kelly and the entire volunteer network within Yreka Splash for the goals you have set, for the focus you have maintained and for the sunburns you have endured to provide swimming opportunities for our youth, and community in Yreka. — in Yreka, CA.

The Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds

Golden-FairThe Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds brings an immeasurable amount of life and culture to our area through their many events. CEO Cliff Munson & his team provide an exceptional level of commitment to provide the highest standards for events held in our community. Thank you for being a business that not only looks out for itself, but also selflessly serves our community to insure we can portray a lifestyle of quality, uniqueness, and culture that promotes Yreka and the surrounding area. — in Yreka, CA.

Belcampo Meat Co.

Belcampo-MeatWe have many reasons to thank our local farmers and ranchers. With our longtime agriculture based community, we truly have a postcard worthy setting in every direction. Belcampo Meat Company is fostering, learning and sharing our lifestyle well beyond our Siskiyou County lines. The product may start with a cut of meat, but Belcampo is also sharing an invitation to pause with family or friends over a savory meal in a celebration of the farm to table experience. With meat counters, merchandise and restaurants in Larkspur, and LA, Belcampo is sharing our Siskiyou County lifestyle with many. This local farm has been featured in California Cattlemen, Sunset, and Town and Country Magazines. Toyota recently visited the farm and produced a Toytoa car commercial. Despite these incredible, images the staff at Belcampo is …..human. This staff is mindful of and dedicated to the hardworking lifestyle in our community. We thank you Belcampo for breaking ice in freezing temperatures, and putting on your boots for midnight calving. More than anything, we thank you for choosing Siskiyou County and to all those who made it possible for you to be here. — in Yreka, CA.

Siskiyou Central Credit Union

Becky-IvesOur first nominee for Business of the year is the Siskiyou Central Credit Union. Founded in 1962 under the premise of serving Siskiyou County Employees…it has since evolved to being a full service personal financial institution to serve everyone in Siskiyou County. While the practice of operating out of a desk drawer in the welfare dept has evolved to a beautiful 5500 sf building on 4th street, the fundamental traditions have remained the same. Caring & Compassionate employees that that wish to make a difference for our community. This past year is nothing different and founder Ken Bley we know continues to look down and smile as now CEO Becky Ives and her team continue to deliver “Service you Expect at a cost you can afford by people Who Care” . At the same time contributing to our community & enhancing their presence at numerable events such as Paint Yreka Pink, a breath taking employee constructed float at the holiday parade, and most recently last weeks’ Siskiyou Sportsman’s Expo. SCCU we thank you for your commitment to our community as your mission continues to shine through!

Susan Ikenberry

Susan-IkenberrySusan Ikenberry can be found at numerable events from the Share the Magic festival, Paint Yreka Pink, to the Annual Health fair just to name a few… She is known as the graceful powerhouse behind these events which enrich and serve the mission of the Fairchild Medical Center Foundation. Susan everyone here at FMC salutes you for your commitment and hard work…Thanks to you we continue to be able to offer quality healthcare to our community!

Amy Bedell

Amy-BedellAs a mother of two kids, four dogs and a wife to a wonderful, supportive husband, Amy Bedell works hard to take care of her family and friends and will do just about anything to put a smile on your face. Amy has worked at Dr. Donald G. Hill’s Chriptractic on Ranch Lane in Yreka for 19 year. In this time she has warmed the spirits of patients as she explains benefits and options for holistic chiropractic care. Amy compassionately assists patience with insurance information and options. I had the opportunity to visit Amy at Dr. Hill’s office this week. I was not even broken when I went in, and I left feeling better having met Amy. As you too will know, within in moments of meeting her, Amy is a loyal friend, and a strong, compassionate employee. Thank you for making us all feel better Amy and for showing us what a true caring person is like. Tonight we honor you for all that you give to all of us.

Angie Thomas

Angie-ThomasWe can truly say, that behind every great business is a skilled, talented and patient office manager like Angie. From giving Ken Barnes great advice to delegate more often, to helping customers select the perfect items for their large event or family BBQ, Angie epitomizes patience, kindness and respect as she works with customers, coworkers and all 10,000 items and services Siskiyou Disturbing provides. Angie has been key in helping this longtime Yreka business renovate their customer welcoming center and has been a cornerstone in the success of this cherished business in Yreka. More than anything Angie, we thank you for bringing our applewood smoked bacon to our community, and please know that we all will smile fondly every time we hear you on the radio, for all that you have done and the grace that your demonstrate everyday. — in Yreka, CA.

Joan Favero

Joan-FaveroThrough her volunteerism and commitment to this community spanning over 44 years, we honor Citizen of the Year nominee, Joan Favero. From spearheading enthusiasm for our historic districts, working as a youth advocate thru AAUW, and serving as a Yreka planning commissioner, to her most recent accomplishments such as counseling and advising seniors through the red tape of Medicare. She currently serves on the board of the Shasta Regional Community Foundation but most notably known as founder of the Yreka Community Theaters restoration effort dating back to 2004, of the former theater guild. Through this, she has been the guiding force that established the Red Scarf society bringing countless musical events, providing educational outreach to our children, and protecting our Yreka Community theater. Most timely is her organization and fundraising efforts to replace the siding on the Yreka Community theater. From research, writing grants, and her un-waivering commitment, it has recently been announced the re-siding effort is well upon its way to success, thanks to her vision and dedication. Joan for this and all you have done for our community… we are so grateful!

Marilyn Yawnick

Marilyn-YawnickWe thank Marilyn Yawnick for recycling to beautify our community. This has been a result of her dedication to help Siskiyou County Motorsports raise funds to ensure that our community enjoys the celebration of the annual fireworks extravaganza on the 4th of July All of the funds raised are provided to the 4th of July fireworks fund but most importantly this dedicated individual is beautifying our community every chance she gets, helping seniors and youth alike!…Through her business partnership with McDonalds of Yreka & Weed Marilyn strives to support numerous projects from teacher nights, relay for life, reading programs, fishing derbys for kids, concerts, special olympics, and more…Another treasured example of a behind the scenes worker giving herself tirelessly for the community! Marilyn, Yreka thanks you for your commitment and dedication to our community!

Celia Balderree

Celia-BalderreeThrough countless ways, Celia Balderree plays an integral role in developing community in Yreka. First, Celia designs garden and horticulture features through historical downtown to give our city the last bit of sparkle through the seasons . She provides immeasurable dedication, planning, effort and sweat equity as she designs flower scapes surrounding the Yreka Miner, Broadway benches, the Franco American hotel, and more. Celia is a mindful attendee of City meetings as she compassionately cares about issues and topics that important to our community. Seeing a need and interest in our community, Celia recently gathered a community of photographers to capture the wildlife and landscapes that our area naturally provides. As Celia continues to inspire the community, an ever growing collection of images and photographers are showcasing all that Yreka has to offer. True to our gold rush heritage, Celia has a heart of gold. She is the first to volunteer to make Yreka a better place for our residents and for our visiting tourists. Thank you Celia, for inspiring Yreka to grow, and to flourish. We are honored to recognize you as a Citizen of the Year nominee tonight, and always.

Past Award Recipients

Grace Bennett, Citizen of the Year
Stidham Trucking, Business of the Year
Eduardo Alvarez, Employee of the Year,
Miner Power, Non-Profit of the Year

Don & Claudia East, Citizen of the Year
Broadway Twin, Business of the Year
Leslie Morgan, Employee of the Year
Friends of the Library, Non-Profit of the Year

Tom Sieber, Citizen of the Year
Girdner Funeral Chapel, Business of the Year
Corky Arkfeld, Employee of the Year
Stable Hands, Non-Profit of the Year

Mary Ellen Bryan, Citizen of the Year
Yreka Transfer, Business of the Year
Michelle Eiler, Employee of the Year
Madrone Hospice, Non-Profit of the Year

Eric Harms, Citizen of the Year
Siskiyou Daily News, Business of the Year
Eva Oscar, Employee of the Year

Mike Hendryx, Citizen of the Year
Scott Valley Bank, Business of the Year
Chris Weller, Employee of the Year

2007-1951- Citizens of the Year
Barry Ohlund-2007
Michael Pavlik-2006
Jim Griffin-2005
David Samuelson-2004
Audrey Flower, Richard & Orsola Silva-2003
Jim Wilson-2002
Jim Eckman-2001
Don Hull-2000
Mary Lou Smith-1999
Ron Lillard-1998
Jackie Roy-1997
Jim Dillon-1996
Ann Kaster-1995
Larry Bacon-1994
Bernice Meamber-1993
Bonnie Darrow-1992
Gulf War Veterans & Eric Funderberg-1991
Russ Paulson-1990
Robert Ohlund-1989
William Overman-1988
Dan Girdner Sr.-1987
Gary Hawke-1986
Bill Ealy-1985
Raymond Quigley-1984
Frances Wacker-1983
Norve Nystrom-1982
John Collier-1981
Harland McDonald-1980
Harry Friedman-1979
Charles Schultz-1978
Bernice Warrens-1977
Matt McNeil-1976
Don Carey-1975
Fred Meamber-1974
Barb Carlson-1973
Floyd Dill-1972
Oscar Piemme-1971
Ernest Johnson-1970
O.J. LeBaron-1969
Edgar J. Foss-1968
George Luttrell-1967
Harry Crebbin-1966
George Wacker-1965
Donald Meamber-1964
Alan McMurry-1963
Albert H. Newton, Sr.-1962
R.R. Schlappi-1961
Nellie Ringe-1960
James M. Allen-1959
Lee Morford-1958
Bernard Pollard-1957
Adair Wilson-1956
Alex Rosborough-1955
Randolph Collier-1954
O.G. Steele-1953
Isidore Riffel-1952
Al Crebbin-1951


Save the Date for Yreka’s 2015 Business Expo

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2015 Business Expo and Membership Meeting Set for February 12th.


Join the business community in Yreka, CA for the 2015 Business Expo on Thursday, February 12th, 2015. Enjoy expo booths from over 20 local businesses and non-profits, giveaways, refreshments and the annual Chamber of Commerce report.

5pm- Enjoy over 20 Expo Booths, refreshments and information.

6pm- Keynote Speaker

7pm- Giveaways & Closing

RSVP for expo booth space here ($15).

Ashland Springs Hotel
Ashland Springs Hotel
B. Yolanda O’Brien, CA Notary Public
Cal-Ore Life Flight
City of Yreka
Danielle Signor Design
David Smith /pexa inxurane
Fruit Growers Supply
Good Soil People
Great Northern Services
JEDI Women’s Business Center
Jones Janitorial
Kegg’s Kreations
Kidder Creek
KRS Realty
Liberty Arts
Northeastern CA SBDC at JEDI for Siskiyou County
Northland Cable
Ohlunds Office Supply
Personnel Preference
Pop Barn Studio
PSA 2 Area Agency on Aging
Red Scarf Society for the Performing Arts, Inc.
Scott Valley Bank
Shasta Regional Community Foundation
Siskiyou Community Food Bank
Siskiyou County Economic Development Council
Siskiyou Historic Alliance
Soroptimist International of Yreka
The Best of Mt Shasta Conference & Festival
The Garden Party Catering
Young Living Essentials and MLM

lp (1)The Yreka Chamber of Commerce would like to thank our community partners: KRS Realty, Les Schwab, Kegg’s Kreations, Siskiyou Central Credit Union, Pacific Power, Scott Valley Bank, G and G Hardware, Fairchild Medical Center, WalMart, Shasta Regional Community Foundation, Fruit Growers Supply Company, Nor Cal Products, Etna Brewing Co. and the Siskiyou Daily News for making the annual Business Expo possible.

Yreka’s 2014 Business Expo and Member’s Meeting is a Night of Success

photo-82/13/2014– The Miner’s Street Convention Center came alive last Thursday with the new Business Expo Event and the Annual Report from the Chamber of Commerce. “What an exciting evening,” commented Yreka Chamber of Director, Kory Hayden. “We have 23+ small businesses and non-profits here tonight showcasing their services and accomplishments. The booths look amazing, and the evening is very dynamic.”

Keynote Speaker

The Small Business Development Center served as the keynote speaker of the evening.  Consultants Nina Natima and Dexter Wright explained the wealth of support and resources that are available to small businesses, for free, through the Small Business Development Center. “It is our job to service Siskiyou and Shasta Counties. We offer one-on-one consultation and a series of workshops, for free. We are proud to serve Yreka business and non-profits,” stated Natina .

A number of community members enjoyed and visited with Expo booth hosts throughout the evening. “I visited with every booth booth and they really felt like this was a great evening, very worth their time,” explained Becky Ives, of the Siskiyou Central Credit Union.

A First Class Event- Thank You

Executive Director, Kory Hayden thanked a number of key individuals for the success of the evening. “I would like to extend a special thanks to our expo booths and each attendee for making time to be here tonight. I am extremely gracious to chamber member Kim Roetto of KRS Realty who designed the Expo layout and also I thank Olivera’s Catering for serving a fantastic display of horsdevours, which added an extra touch to the evening.”

Media Coverage

Thank you to the Siskiyou Daily News for their coverage of Yreka’s Business Expo. View reporter Kevin Dickinson’s article:  “Chamber of Commerce Delivers Annual Report at Business Expo.”

Thank you to the 23+ Business and Non-Profit booths at Yreka’s 2014 Business Expo:

Cal-Ore Life Flight

Award winning leader in medical transportation -rep. Jennifer Hart

Danielle Signor Design

Design and promotional solutions for the tourism industry, law firms, artists and more. -rep. Danielle Signor

EAP Connect

Technology for the Next Generation of Employee Assistance Programs -rep. Heather Dodds

Emeritus at Meadowlark

Assisted Living and Memory Care Community -rep. Rose Oscar

Great Northern Corporation

Solutions to improve lives and enrich communities -rep. Audra Gibson

J. Austin & Company

Coin, Jewelry & Diamond Brokers; Ashland & Grants Pass -rep. Andrea Hutto

Klamath River Volunteer Fire Co.

Local fire suppression and other related emergency services. -rep. Barbara Farrell

Northland Cable

Local internet, television, and phone service provider -rep. Vince Reinig

Northern California Economic Development

Leading the economic development team to attract, grow and retain businesses.  -rep. Tonya Dowse

Olivera’s Catering

Complete Catering Company, for all your Catering needs. -rep. Scott and Tammy Frick

Personal Preference

Dedicated to matching you with a position that is beneficial to you -rep. Krisi Jones

Pop Up Barn Studio

Passionate about web and graphic design and delivering results for our clients -rep. Lance Banks

The Sewing Room & Brown Eyed Gal Designs

Yreka’s newest botique shop on Miner. -rep. Heidi Martin | Linda S. Martin

Stable Hands

Hearts, hands and horses. Bulding dreams, changing lives. -rep. Diane Turben

Shasta Regional Community Foundation

Working to enhance the quality of life for all people in the North State region -rep. Jill Harris

Siskiyou Escrow Services Inc.

Providing 10 years of experince in escrow services for real estate transactions -rep. Kim Eastman | Andrea

Siskiyou Strings and Threads

Siskiyou County’s newest bluegrass festival. -rep. Gene Bach

Small Business Development Center

Consultants offer their guidance and expertise to help build better businesses. -rep. Nina Natina | Dexter Wright

Stark Magic and Kim Guthrie Art

Entertainment Packages for community, private and corporate events. -rep. Kim Guthrie | Landon Stark

Yreka Chamber of Commerce

Serving Yreka business, non-profits and community. -rep. Board of Directors

Yreka Cross Petroleum

Providing Yreka’s fuels and lubricants & valuing community. -rep. Patrick Curry

Yreka Splash

Working to keep Ringe Pool open for our community and kids. -rep. Kelly | Buzzy

Yreka Farmers Market

Bringing fresh produce to Yreka and more. -rep.

Siskiyou Arts Council

Advocate for arts education, and encouraging creativity. -rep.

Yolanda O’Brien Notary

Administering oaths and affirmations, affidavits and statutory declarations -rep. Yolanda O’Brien



Developing community through economic stability and a sense of financial well-being -rep. Nancy Swift

Children First Foster Family and Head Start

Providing a safe place for children where they can heal. -rep. Dee Mcquade

and more…

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Enjoy Yreka this Holiday Season

blurry bokeh christmas treeFrom lights throughout Historic Downtown, to a number of Holiday concerts presented by youth and church organizations, we encourage you to experience and enjoy the holidays in Yreka and our surrounding communities. Here are just a few bright and beautiful events we wanted to share.  In the meantime, we wish you a happy holiday season and invite you to participate in these events in our community.




Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Yreka Preservation Potluck Dinner at Yreka Preservation Square, 300 Lane Street | 7:00 PM



Thursday, December 11, 2014

Holiday Chamber Mixer at Lane Street School at the 631 Lane St, Yreka, CA | 5:00 PM

Scrooge!!! At the Avery Theater, Etna, CA | 7:00 PMscrooge2


Friday, December 12, 2014

Rusty Miller Live at the Wine Gallery “On Broadway”, South Broadway Street, Yreka, CA | 4:00 PM

Celebrate 5 Years with Shoppe Serendipity w/ music, art, food and Santa. 404 S. Main Street | 4-8PM

Enchanted Sleeping Beauty, SPAC at the SPAC’s Dunlap Theater, 315 Yreka Street, Yreka | 7:30 PM

SDA Christmas Program: In the Dark Streets Shineth, Yreka Community Theater | 7:00pm

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Saturday, December 13, 2014

Ugly Sweater Run at the Siskiyou Family YMCA, Foothill Drive, Yreka | 8:00 AM

Celtic Cats, at the Brickhouse Bakery & Pizzeria, West Miner Street, Yreka, CA | 9:30 AM

Rusty Miller Live at the Etna Brew Taphouse, 231 West Miner Street, Yreka, CA | 5:30pm

Scrooge!!! Presented by Bennett Gale at the Yreka Preservation Square, 300 Lane Street | 7:00 PM

SDA Christmas Program: In the Dark Streets Shineth, Yreka Community Theater | 7:00pm

COS Vocal Jazz , Choir Winter Concert, College of the Siskiyous | 7:00PM

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Enchanted Sleeping Beauty, SPAC at the SPAC Dunlap Theater, 315 Yreka Street, Yreka | 2:30 PM

Rusty Miller & Friends Concert at the Yreka Preservation, 4th Street | 4:00 PM

COS Vocal Jazz , Choir Winter Concert, College of the Siskiyous | 3:30PM


Thursday, December 18, 2014

Jacek Myinski and Kinga Augustyn From New York at the Yreka Preservaton Square, 300 Lane Street | 7:00 PM

Friday, December 19, 2014

Rusty Miller Live at the Wine Gallery “On Broadway”, South Broadway Street, Yreka, CA | 4:00 PM

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Celtic Cats,  at the Brickhouse Bakery & Pizzeria, West Miner Street, Yreka, CA | 9:30 AM

Friday, December 26, 2014

Rusty Miller Live at the Wine Gallery  “On Broadway”, South Broadway Street, Yreka, CA | 4:00 PM

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Celtic Cats, at the Brickhouse Bakery & Pizzeria, West Miner Street, Yreka, CA | 9:30 AM

Friday, January 02, 2015

Rusty Miller Live at the Wine Gallery “On Broadway”, South Broadway Street, Yreka, CA | 4:00 PM


Ring in the Holidays in Yreka

Night of Lights 2 2014Night of Lights in Historic Downtown

On December 5th, cherish the season in Historic Downtown Yreka. Donate to Toys for Tots, visit Santa Claus and shop on Miner Street for holiday gifts at 6pm.

Holiday Vendors on Miner
Celebrate the community spirit of Yreka by signing up to be a vendor on Miner Street. Dress warm and decorate with lights!

Apply to be a vendor here.

Santa’s Workshop
Bring the little ones to Santa’s Workshop from 6-8pm, next door to the new Miner Street Meats.

Holiday Hayride on Miner
Grab a scarf and hat for the holiday hayride, starting at 4th and Miner. Thank you to the The Shasta Valley Cemetery District for making the Holiday Hayride possible!

Schedule of Events, Starting at 6PM

  • Vendors on Miner
  • Outdoor Heaters @ 4th and Miner
  • Holiday Hayride @ 4th and Miner
  • Smores @ 4th & Miner
  • Specials and Refreshments @ Miner Street Shops
  • DJ  BJ @  Miner and Broadway
  • Holiday Choirs @ Miner and Broadway
  • Santa’s Workshop by the Miner St. Meat Market
  • Cookie Decorating at Santa’s Workshop


  • Live Music @ the Etna Brew Taphouse with Jason Conley and Jimmy Friden

We thank our events sponsors, Pacific Power and Ace Hardware- G and G Inc. , Ohlund’s Office Supply, Siskiyou Central Credit Union, the Siskiyou Daily News, Hofmann Tax and Bookeeping, McDonald’s and Scott Valley Bank for making this event possible in our community.

Yreka’s Holiday Dinner Dance

It is with much regret that the Chamber of Commerce has canceled Saturday’s Holiday Dinner Dance as we did not receive enough RSVP’s for the event this year. With a great number of holiday events on Saturday, we think Yreka will still have a great time celebrating the holidays this Saturday!

Holiday Chamber Mixer

On Thursday December 11th, starting at 5:00pm at Lane Street School, enjoy Live Music, Appetizers, and the Gingerbread House raffle at the Annual Holiday Chamber Mixer.

Yreka’s Quality of Life Measure for the November Ballot

Yreka’s Quality of Life Measure for the November Ballot

This November, voters in Yreka will have the opportunity to vote for the Quality of Life Local Stimulus Initiative (Measure i) which would allocate 0.25% of local sales tax to a fund dedicated to the development of the Yreka Community. Quality of Life funds would be allocated to projects,  events and promotion that would generate vitality in Yreka.

Tuesday, October 7th | Measure i Forum : Sponsored by the Yreka Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber of Commerce will host an educational evening on Tuesday October 7th, 2014 from 5:30-8pm at the Best Western Miner’s Inn featuring facts, information, presentations and testimonials regarding Measure i. During the evening, local nonprofit organizations are invited to present project ideas along the theme of  “Share the Dream” to demonstrate possible uses for Measure i funds.



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  • Measure i would be in place for six years, generating approximately $400,000 per year for the Yreka community.
  • Visitors who make purchases in Yreka would daily be contributing to our Quality of Life.
  • The estimated impact on Yreka citizens will be $17.86 in increased sales tax per year, per household.
  • While the state collects the tax and distributes the allocation to the city, the fund is managed by an independent citizens oversight board.
  • Non-profits would be eligible to request Quality of Life funds for projects and events that would generate tourism, events and promotion for Yreka.
  • Visit for more info.


Community Quotes

“This initiative can bring outside money and keep it here in Yreka. ” – Yreka Chamber of Commerce Meeting 9/11

“Yreka is changing for the better which is great, but we still need strong action to bring visitors, tourists and new residents here.” – Yreka Chamber of Commerce Meeting 9/11

“Successful communities have this.” – Yreka Chamber of Commerce Meeting 9/11

“Investment in our community is a really strong investment.” – Yreka Chamber of Commerce Meeting 9/11

“We can change Yreka with these funds.” – Yreka Chamber of Commerce Meeting 9/11

Submit community quotes, to be posted here, by emailing

Measure i Links

Yreka City Attorney’s Impartial Analysis of the Quality of Life Measure

Yreka quality of life stimulus initiative goes to city council June 19

June 14th Resolution for Quality of Life Stimulus Tax

Quality of Life Stimulus Facebook

Paint Yreka Pink for October 2014

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Yreka Turns Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month: View townwide decorations on October 16th.

Join a town wide movement to Paint Yreka Pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. See Yreka’s big reveal October 16th as a number of businesses reveal pink displays in the spirit of finding a cure for Breast Cancer. Did you see a favorite? Let us know here!

Businesses are encouraged to be creative and display materials, products and decorations in the spirit of the “Paint Yreka Pink” movement. Special events will continue throughout the month, including tributes, lectures, fundraisers and sharing of survivor stories.

We hope you will catch the spirit and start imagining what you can do to embrace the movement. Imagine pink lights, pink bows and much, much more everywhere in Yreka.

Let us know your Favorite Pink Display in Town!

Vote online here.

Yreka Businesses Decorate and Educate | 10.16

Businesses are encouraged to be creative and display materials, products and decorations in the spirit of the “Paint Yreka Pink” movement. RSVP to the Fairchild Medical Foundation if you would like your business display to be featured in Yreka. Did you see a favorite? Let us know here!

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Visit these Yreka Businesses to View Think Pink Decorations and Displays

Think Pink Day | 10.16

October 16th is National Think Pink Day. The community is invited to Yreka for the day to visit businesses that have turned Pink! Stop by the Yreka Chamber Office for a Think Pink Route Map and a glass of pink lemonade.

Think Pink Tea Party | 10.16

Visit Bella Art Works at 117 West Miner on October 16th for Yreka’s “Think Pink” Tea Party from 12:30-1:30pm. This free event features refreshments, survivor stories and a celebration of resources that support healing.

Think Pink Information

Questions? Contact the Yreka Chamber of Commerce, Fairchild Medical Center or the Siskiyou Central Credit Union in Yreka, CA.


Daub Out Breast Cancer at Bingo | 10.12

Daub Out Breast Cancer at Bingo at the Yreka Elks Lodge on Sunday October 12th, 2014. Pink Bingo games start at 12:45pm. $22 includes every game: 5 early birds, 4 specials, Bonanza and Double Action Bingo. Proceeds benefit Fairchild Medical Center Foundation Mammography Fund.