Scientists, Tribes, Firefighters Trade Solutions

Carl Skinner was just one month from retirement last week, the final stretch in a long, productive career. It’s the month when many are tempted into short-timer minimalism, but instead he traveled to Orleans for three busy days of conferencing with fire managers, tribal practitioners, fire-aware locals and other scientist-researchers like himself. Read More →

Raptors, Owls and Carnivorous Plants in Willow Creek

It seemed like there was a little bit of everything happening Saturday, April 14, when beaded skulls, nature photography, falcons, owls, carnivorous plants, and dozens of children and parents collided at Studio 299 in Willow Creek. Read More →

Hoopa Walk of Honor Set for Wednesday, April 23

Project Connect is sponsoring the 2014 Walk of Honor on the Hoopa Valley High School track to mark Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month on Wednesday, April 23. Read More →

Earth Day Comes Early to Hoopa

The Community Garden was the site of lots of earth-friendly activities, with dozens of booths manned by everyone from gardening advisors to the Hoopa Tribal Environmental Protection Agency (TEPA), on Friday, April 18. Read More →

Recreation Department Holds End of Spring Break Celebration

Families gathered at Pookey’s Park for an afternoon barbeque on Friday, April 18 – after the last workday before Easter weekend – to say goodbye to Spring Break. Read More →

North Coast Youth Envision Their Impact

Dream Quest teens joined over 300 teens from Humboldt County and beyond 11th Annual Northcoast Youth Summit: “Envision Your Impact!” on March 15th at College of the Redwoods. The event was coordinated by the Humboldt County 4-H for 7th-12th graders and adults who work with youth. The fun, interactive conference was to increase the leadership skills of youth and adults, provide workforce preparation and empower them to become agents of change in their world. There were over 40 dynamic workshops, two motivational keynote speakers, service projects, and lunch. Read More →

Blazing Trails with Fire Planning Collaborative

In some cases it is code for Why-Can’t-Everybody-Agree-With-Me? In others, like the roll-out a few years ago of a timber sale in Orleans, it was a thinly-veiled announcement of an already formulated Forest Service plan. Read More →

Love List

The crowd clapped at every scene change and laughed loudly throughout the romantic comedy’s Sunday matinee performance at the Camp Kimtu Cookhouse in Willow Creek. Both Pintos were joined on stage by Richard Junkin and directed by Rick Stewart (in his directorial debut) for this funny and unpredictable performance of the play written by Norm Foster. Libby Pinto said, “The best part is hearing all of the laughter from the audience.” Read More →