On May 18 The Hoopa Valley Youth Council and additional students held a No Show and protest against Klamath Trinity Joint Unified School District over Mold and other issues. The protest was held at the Hoopa Youth Center near the District Office from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Students demanded to speak with Jon Ray Superintend at KTJUSD to get the answers they were looking for./Photo courtesy of Lavae Blake, Hoopa Valley Youth Center.
Taking A Stand
In The News:
The Karuk Tribe may not have flocks of rich alumni, but this month its fundraising crossed the threshold to begin its own endowment. Bill Tripp announced that the Karuk Endowment for Eco-Cultural Revitalization had raised $11,555 in four months, not billions, but enough to invest in a portfolio managed by Humboldt Area Foundation (HAF).
The Hoopa Valley Tribe filed its objection today to two bills proposed in the House of Representatives H.R. 4366 and H.R. 5217 intended to implement the San Luis Settlement Agreement.
Skycrest Lake Youth Fish Derby and Firewise Day- Willow Creek Fire Safe Council will be holding its Ninth Annual SkyCrest Lake Youth Fish Derby and Firewise Day on June 11th at Sky Crest Lake in Burnt Ranch, located on Underwood Mtn. Road off Highway 299.
• The Canadian government has ordered the residents of Montreal to first register their wood-burning stoves, and then ultimately dispose of them within three years; unless they meet rigid air quality standards. The deadline to register their wood burning stove, oven or fireplace in Montreal was December 22, 2015. The new emissions regulations will be implemented in 2018. Those who refuse to comply will be subject to fines, and those who are not willing to make the adjustment will be forced to pay for expensive modifications to their wood burning stoves and fireplaces.
When Makoons Miller Tanner works on her volunteer blog, she often thinks of her grandmother, who passed away in the 1940s, long before she was born. “She was in her 20s when she was killed. The authorities declared her death to be the result of her hitting her head on a rock after a seizure. This for a woman with no history of a seizure disorder,” Miller Tanner said. “She hit her head on that rock nearly 75 times.”
Redding Caltrans District 2, along with contractor Tutor-Saliba, have reduced traffic to one lane in each direction on Interstate 5 in Lakehead in order to work on the approaches to the Antler’s Bridge. Motorists may encounter longer than usual delays during the Memorial Day weekend.
More than 100 people gathered in Hoopa last Tuesday, February 16 to discuss their growing public safety concerns. The community’s cry for help came on the heels of a violent homicide that claimed the life of 30-year-old Rodger Allan Yale at the Hoopa Mini Mart on the morning of Saturday, February 13.