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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 →

Chalk it up for Books

23-23 Chalk it up for books-Lucky Bear CasinoEach year, the library lends its sidewalk to community artists who are commissioned by sponsors who purchase space on the sidewalk. The library raised $910 this year. The money will be used to purchase items that are not included in their annual budget; books, craft supplies and more. 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 →

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 →

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 →

Tony Hacking Memorial Bigfoot Birding

Birders gathered together for a group photo near the Camp Creek confluence with the Klamath River, Saturday, May 6, 2017./Photo courtesy Teresa Hacking. The Tony Hacking Memorial Bigfoot Birding Day accomplishes this in the Orleans community. Hacking led local birding events as the wildlife biologist on the Orleans Ranger District for the Six Rivers National Forest. Read More →