Local News

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 →

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 →

Joseph Earns Bronze Medal At Meet Of Champions

Kisdyante Joseph (left) and Emilee Mabry (right) stand for a photo with their coach, Alanna Nulph at the conclusion of the NCS Meet of Champions in Berkeley./Photo courtesy of Alanna Nulph.Junior Kisdyante Joseph and senior Emilee Mabry are the latest HVHS athletes to make an appearance at the Meet of Champions, and both represented themselves and their school well. Read More →

Sanderson Wins 6th Boatnik Cup

Veteran racer Roger Sanderson of Hoopa piloted his (#B-200) hydroplane to back-to-back Boatnik wins to the claim the 59th Annual Tom Rice Memorial whitewater race on the Rogue River on Memorial Day in Grants Pass, Oregon./Photo by Ben Sanderson.Sanderson, 54, became the seventh driver in (CORRA) Cal-Ore River Racers Association history to repeat Boatnik wins. Sanderson won Boatnik Titles in 1993, 1995, 1997, 2007, 2016, and this year. Read More →

Equipping the Future

23-22 Heavy Equipment trainingThe Hoopa Valley Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs hosted a heavy equipment training program in Hoopa last winter. The training program was identified as a beneficial course in the Tribe’s planning process. All participants were cross-trained using both Hoopa Forest Industries equipment and Hoopa Roads and Aggregate […] Read More →