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History Deeper Than a Thousand Walnut Roots

Nicole Ammon tells the stories that make up her family history, mostly surrounding the ranch house she recently restored./Photo by Allie Hostler, Two Rivers TribuneHe also frequented the Indian School in Hupa and was well-liked according to historical accounts found in the Susie Baker Fountain Papers at Humboldt State University. Nicolé said it became too difficult for Fountain to transport goods and supplies over the old single-file mule bridge so he decided to build a bridge that could support motorized vehicles. Read More →

Redbud Theater Kicks Off 2014 Season

The Love List, a contemporary adult comedy by Norm Foster, opens the latest season for Redbud Theater in Willow Creek. In this side-splitting and thought-provoking new comedy, Leon and Bill concoct a list of attributes of the ideal woman - the top ten best qualities in a mate. When this allegedly “Ideal Woman” actually arrives on the scene the men quickly learn that their list could use a few revisions. Be careful what you wish for - especially in choosing a mate. This old adage leads to hilarious results in Foster’s sparkling new comic hit. Given the adult nature of the play it is not recommended for children. Read More →

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 →

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 →

Lower Trinity Deputy District Ranger Hired

Forest Supervisor Tyrone Kelley announces that Dan Dill has been named Deputy District Ranger for the Lower Trinity Ranger District. The Lower Trinity Ranger District is now managed with the Orleans and Ukonom Districts as one unit under District Ranger Nolan Colegrove. 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 →

Hoopa Tribe Funds Regional Emergency Services

K’ima:w Medical Center’s ambulance service is the only lifeline for a lot of people in an area where the nearest hospital can be more than an hour or two away. Andy Kinniman, an emergency medical technician (EMT), said they handle everything from over-the-bank and white water rescues to delivering babies. Read More →

Tribe Invites UC Researcher to Study Acorns

The ground outside the test plot seemed littered with acorns in every possible condition. Arielle Halpern reached through the foot-deep maze of young tanoak starts and grabbed a handful. Read More →