Judge to Rule on Dismissing Murder Charges on Jason Warren

NOTE: A ruling was issued on April 10, 2014 that denied the motion to dismiss. Look for an updated article in the April 22 edition of the Two Rivers Tribune. Read More →

Hoopa Tribe Delays District Attorney Endorsement

Although the Council declined to endorse her—they said they would like to hear from all of the candidates before endorsing anyone—they entertained a 30-minute impromptu question and answer session that ended with applause from the audience. Firpo, a Humboldt County Native, is currently Deputy District Attorney with the Humboldt County Office. She prosecutes a multitude of felony cases and said she sees that the eastern Humboldt County communities needs more outreach. Read More →

Salmon Run 2014 Begins May 30

This coming May, with a carved wooden salmon in hand, he, and hopefully many others who care about the Klamath, will embark on an epic 263 mile journey from the Mouth of the Klamath River to Klamath Falls, Oregon. “There are words, and words, and words, and nobody is actually doing something,” McAllister, who is a Karuk Tribal Councilmember, and Iraq War Veteran said. “This is our chance to go out and do something that says ‘this is what I support’ without actually having to say it.” Read More →

Schools to Evacuate During 2014 Disaster Drill

Don’t be alarmed when the alarms sound at 11 am on March 26. Hoopa’s emergency sirens, during a planned drill, will initiate a thoroughly planned evacuation of Hoopa schools and the Hoopa Tribe’s Neighborhood Facilities building (NF). Read More →

Huebsch Sentenced to Time Served

On Wednesday, February 26, traveling judge, Richard Scheuler sentenced Burnt Ranch resident, Donna Huebsch to time served for the killing of 39-year-old Adrian Rael in August of 2012. Read More →

Feeding the Future: School Lunch Review

Sonoquie, joined by another parent, Lynn Abarr, said she believes many of the behavioral issues and academic challenges within the schools could likely be solved if children receive healthy meals, loaded with nutrients and obtained locally using a farm to school program linked to nutritional education projects. 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 →

Hoopa Tribe Gets USDA Grant to Bring Farmer’s Market to the Community

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is giving the Hoopa Valley Tribe $316,000 over the next three years to encourage local folks to farm and sell their produce at a local farmer’s market. Read More →