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Bigfoot Tales

Cover art provided by Bigfoot One. Visit their website at www.bigfootone.com Welcome to the Bigfoot Capital of the World. Klamath-Trinity communities love their furry friend of the forest so much that dozens of local businesses and products boast his name and likeness from the Bigfoot Burger at the Early Bird in Willow Creek to the larger-than-life metal sculpture in Happy Camp. Our community’s deep reverence for Bigfoot is steeped in a rich history of stories—personal accounts, legends, beliefs, investigation and mystery. Upon learning about the Bigfoot Festival planned by the Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet, we cracked open our poorly organized vault of previously published Bigfoot stories and hand-picked a few of our favorites to share with you. The special edition is for sale now on eastern Humboldt newsstands. We couldn't fit all of what we wanted into the newspaper, so we're posting the overflow here. Read More →

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. Read More →

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. Read More →

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. Read More →

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. Read More →

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. Read More →

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. Read More →

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. Read More →