Local Veteran Sworn In As Department Vice Commander Representing Area One

Kim Conrad is the newly elected Department Vice Commander representing Area One./Photo courtesy of Kim Conrad.A humble, but proud war veteran, Kim Conrad, was elected as the Department Vice Commander representing Area One. On Sunday, June 26, Conrad was sworn in to serve his one year term. The ceremony was held in Freson at the annual American Legion Convention. Read More →

‘Owhwhe (5/15/12)

I kept my fingers crossed for weeks as I checked the daily weather forecasts and on May 5, I woke up to a clear sunny sky. I was so delighted for all of us to enjoy a day in the sun, listening to music provided by KIDE 91.3, snacking on fruit provided by the K’ima:w Diabetes Program, and drawing on the sidewalk! Read More →

Remembering Our Veterans This Memorial Day

The American Legion Auxiliary (ALA), founded in 1919, is the largest patriotic women’s organization in the world, with over 850,000 members nationally. Their mission is to serve our Veterans, past and present, their families, and our communities with many outreach programs. Women are eligible for membership in the Auxiliary if they are themselves a veteran who served honorably or they are a wife, mother, sister, daughter, granddaughter, great granddaughter, grandmother, or great grandmother of an active duty service-member or veteran who served honorably during any of the eligible wars, such as World War I or II, US Merchant Marines, Korean War, Vietnam War, Lebanon/Grenada, Panama, or Desert Shield/Storm/War on Terror. Step-relatives in the categories above, such as step-mother, step-sister, step-daughter, are also eligible. Other conditions also apply. The Hoopa ALA is a group that started with 15 members, has risen to as many as 45, and is now at 27 members. New eligible members are welcome any time to join us in promoting and supporting core programs such as, Poppy Day, Legislative, Americanism, Children and Youth Programs, Girls State, Junior Activities, Education, Rehabilitation of our Veterans. What are these programs about you may ask? In upcoming TRT issues we will publish more information on each, as well as others we are actively involved in. The following is what is going on now: Read More →

K-T Area Offers Much in the Way of Haunted Houses and Fall Festivals

1641TrickrTreatersThere’s no shortage of fall fun in the K-T area this year. Jack Norton Elementary, Hoopa Elementary, Burnt Ranch Elementary, and the Forks of Salmon Community Club, to name a few, are all hosting carnivals this fall. Read More →

Marker for a Fallen Hero

Honor and dedication are some of the few character building accolades that come with military service. But one mans honor was dealt a huge blow when someone took his grave stone marker from his final resting place. Read More →

Little Winners

1627LegionWinnersLavineBrothers Roman Lavine, 4, and Billy, 2, of Hoopa, stand with American Legion Post #415 member A.J. after winning a box of fireworks valued at $140 during their annual raffle on Saturday. / Photo by Lorencita Lavine, Two Rivers Tribune. Read More →

Big Winners

BIGAmericanLegionWINNERHoopa resident Jake Hess and his daughter Aysa stand next to the Big Bang box of fireworks they won during the American Legion Post #415 raffle over the 4th of July weekend. The box was an estimated $500, which they spent $5 in raffle tickets to win. / Photo courtesy of Kim Carpenter. Read More →