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Heavy Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Presence in Hoopa, One Arrested

Humboldt County SheriffOn Monday, November 13 around 4 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a residence on Moon Lane near the Hoopa Modular Plant. A Sheriff’s deputy confirmed that one arrest has been made. Harvey “Buck” Crews Jr., 41, was arrested and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana, a modified AR-15, suppressors and high capacity ammunition magazines, all of which are illegal. As of 4:30 p.m. several sheriff’s deputies were onsite searching the residence. More information will be provided as it becomes available. Read More →

River Communities Frustrated with Verizon Cell Phone Service

Shaonna Sergeys-Chase shared her last eight speed tests with the Two Rivers Tribune. Her best connection recorded in eight tests over the course of the three months was 1.26 Mbps, but averaged .40 Mbps.“More than 98 percent of the U.S. population has access to 4G LTE,” the company states on their website. The other two percent likely live in areas like the Klamath-Trinity region where customers are logging record low internet connection speeds and complaining about poor cell phone signals in locations where service used to be satisfactory. Read More →

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 →

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 →