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Body Discovered at Young’s Bar on the Klamath River

d60a3b0b191b108653f2f36393f47574--humboldt-county-star-kidsOn Friday, June 30 around 4:40 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report that an adult male’s body was discovered by a fisherman near Young’s Bar on the Klamath River. This is the second body to be located near Young's Bar during the month of June. Read More →

Body Found in the Klamath River

breaking-news_newsBy Allie Hostler, Two Rivers Tribune On Tuesday evening, June 13, around 10:30 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a body was discovered floating in the Klamath River. Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a remote area approximately 10 miles west of Weitchpec near Young’s Bar. Upon arrival, deputies sought the […] Read More →

Health Front: Mushroom Poisoning, Opioids and Heart Infections

• A bumper crop of deadly wild “death cap” mushrooms in Northern California is likely to blame for the poisonings of 14 people in December, reports the CDCs Morbidity and Mortality Report. All 14 recovered, but three required liver transplants, and a toddler suffered permanent brain damage, the researchers stated. The culprit: Amanita phalloides, believed to be the world’s most dangerous mushroom. Read More →

Body of Missing Willow Creek Man Found in Trinity River

Joseph Barriga-CrawfordOn Friday, June 9, a report of a body floating in the Trinity River near a bridge in Willow Creek was made around 9:30 a.m. Family identified body. Read More →

Mailed Meth Busted At Hoopa Post Office

Qiday Powell, 22, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale after receiving a pound of methamphetamine in the mail./Photo courtesy of the Humboldt County SheriffOn June 1, at about 1 p.m. special agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force with assistance from United States Postal Inspectors arrested 22-year-old Qiday Powell at the Post Office in Hoopa. She was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale. Read More →

Willow Creek Man Still Missing

Joe Crawford was last seen on May 23, 2017 in Willow Creek near the Rite Spot. He is described as six feet tall, 195 pounds with blue eyes and short brown hair. On Wednesday May 24, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a missing person report from the mother of 26-year-old Joseph Barriga-Crawford of Willow Creek. Read More →

Yurok Tribe Purchases Pearson’s Grocery In Weitchpec

Store manager Anjelique Blake stands in front of the new point-of-sale system at the Weitchpec grocery store. The new system will catalog inventory in a better, more efficient way./Photo by Molli Myers, Two Rivers Tribune. Pearson’s Grocery has overlooked the confluence of the Klamath and Trinity Rivers for almost 70 years, and had been owned and managed by three generations of the Pearson family during that time. Today, it stands above the meeting place of the Klamath and Trinity rivers as the Yurok Tribe’s newly renovated fuel mart. Read More →

U.S. Flag Flipped Upside Down At Willow Creek Cemetery

The flag at the Willow Creek VeteranThe VFW has dealt with more than its share of theft and vandalism. Headstones have been stolen from gravesites, as well as grave decorations. A large picture of Bigfoot was carved into a cedar tree at the cemetery and people have used the area to dump garbage, walk dogs and do weird things, like using the tool shed to do “really weird things.” They removed the shed. The VFW has also had several items stolen from their building at Veteran’s Park. Read More →