Hoopa Talks Drugs and Tough Topics at Crowded Community Meeting

“We need to look at ways to get to the root of the problem. What’s putting our people in the system? The system is broken,” Hoopa Valley Tribal Chairwoman, Danielle Vigil-Masten said in her introductory remarks. “…It has become the norm to think it’s okay to break the law. But in our culture, there was no part for it. It never existed. There is no place in our basket for it. It all comes down to choices. For every choice there is a consequence.” Read More →

TRT’s Photo of the Week

Gayle Pitsenbarger caught the sunrise at Tulley Creek with her camera on January 19. Have a photo to share? email it to: Read More →


Orion Cosce took home his first big championship mixed martial arts belt on January 18, 2014 after he fought a headlining 170-pound event at Win River Casino in Redding. Cosce said his victory earned him more recognition in his pursuit of a professional career in MMA. His MMA record is at 3-0 and his title […] Read More →

Humboldt County Moves to Supplement Hoopa Ambulance with $200,000

Faced with the imminent closure of one of K’ima:w Medical Center’s two ambulance bases, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors agreed to provide $200,000 to help keep two fully-staffed ambulances operating in Eastern Humboldt. Read More →

Pumpkin Patch Kids

Key-yoh Donahue, center, and her classmates from the Yurok Tribe Ke’pel Head Start and Early Head Start picked out pumpkins during their fieldtrip to Trinity Valley Farms in Willow Creek on Thursday, October 24. / Photo by Kristan Korns, Two Rivers Tribune Read More →

Mountain Lion Killed Near Downriver Home

A young female mountain lion weighing approximately 90 pounds was shot and killed on Saturday morning, April 6, after it was treed by family dogs about 100 feet from a home. Brandon Henry-Richards said he was alerted to the cat by the unusual howling sounds his dogs made. He approached the dogs thinking one was […] Read More →

New Senior and Community Center Still on Drawing Board

K’ima:w Medical Center’s plan to construct a new Senior Nutrition and Community Center got the green light from community members during a public hearing sponsored by the Hoopa Valley Tribe on Thursday, Feb. 7. Read More →

K’ima:w Ambulance Facing $470,000 budget Shortfall

K’ima:w Medical Center provides ambulance service to rural communities and hundreds of miles of national forest in eastern Humboldt County and western Trinity County and is facing a budget shortfall of $470,000 this year. Read More →