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MIll Creek Restoration for Cover

The Hoopa Valley Tribal Fisheries Department, assisted by crews from Hoopa Valley Roads and Aggregate and Kapel Construction, will work through June to restore the flood plain area of Mill Creek in Hoopa to improve salmon spawning and rearing habitat./Photo by Teresa Mitchell, Two Rivers Tribune.

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Sworn to Serve

Karl NortonPromotions: Jason Benge – Compliance Officer, Andre Hale – Animal Control Facilities, Manager, Mark Peterson – Investigator, Jennifer Turner – Investigator, Natalie McCall – Senior Dispatcher, Chelsey Camilli – Correctional Corporal, Samantha Sintic – Correctional Corporal.

Environmental Smoke Can Harm the Young

Second and thirdhand smoke are also known as environmental tobacco smoke. These two poisonous compounds come from the lit end of cigarettes, pipes, and cigars and contain about 4,000 chemicals. Whenever a child breathes in secondhand smoke or touches a surface polluted by smoke they are exposed to these substances.

Worst Salmon Run on Record

TRT File PhotoThe total tribal allocation—which must be shared amongst the Hoopa and Yurok Tribes—is set at about 814 adult salmon. Typically the Yurok Tribe claims 80 percent of the harvest allocation and the Hoopa Tribe claims the remaining 20 percent. That’s about 650 fish for the Yurok Tribe and about 160 for the Hoopa Tribe.

Tribes Join Together to Lead Search for Missing Happy Camp Man

23-16 HC Homicide-Ben Camarena-WEB VERSIONThe Karuk Tribe assembled a search party in Happy Camp Wednesday to continue the search for 42-year-old Karuk Tribal member Benjamin Camarena.

Arson Suspected In Hoopa High School Fire

The Hoopa Volunteer Fire Department responded to a structure fire call around 3:445 a.m. Monday, April 17. The fire consumed the industrial arts building at Hoopa Valley High School./Photo courtesy of Rebecca Robertson. Although the fire was reported quickly by onsite security guards, the entire industrial arts complex—auto shop, wood shop, metal shop and band/choir room—was consumed, along with a nearby storage container.

Breast Cancer Awareness Truck Held Up On Highway 96

A U.S. Forest Service crew located BuddyOn April 13 at approximately 3:15 a.m. a flatbed tow truck, owned by Buddy’s Auto Center, was completing a service call on Hwy 96 north of Hoopa in Humboldt County when the driver stopped to remove a chainsaw that was in the roadway.

Baseball Season Is Here!

Wilson Medina, Willow Creek Nationals 3rd baseman, fields a throw from the outfield during the Klamath Trinity Little League jamboree at Candystick last weekend. The jamboree was a huge success and had more participation and volunteerism in recent years for the KTLL.Klamath-Trinity Little League held their season opening jamboree in Willow Creek on Saturday, April 8. Players and fans converged at Candystick Park and Veteran's Park for sunny day of baseball./All Photos by Shelly Middleton.

New Playground Finds A Home at Tulley Creek

After two days of hard work, members of the Foster City Rotary and Interact Clubs gather with Yurok Tribal employees in front of the reassembled Queen James Park structure./Photo by Jim McQuillen.The Foster City Rotary Club recently traveled from the bay area to Acorn Flat at Tulley Creek with about two dozen high school-aged students. The kids are part of Interact, the youth arm of the Rotary club, and they spent their spring break working to accomplish the Rotary’s mission to “Provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.”