Sheriff’s Office Identifies Body Recovered in Happy Camp Area

The body of missing Happy Camp man, Benjamin Arthur Camarena age 42, was located in the Klamath River on May 4./Photo courtesy of the Camarena family.TWO RIVERS TRIBUNE Previous Story The Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) confirmed the body found on the Klamath River near Wingate on Thursday, May 4, was that of missing Happy Camp man, Benjamin Arthur Camarena, 42. On May 4, at about 2:05 p.m., members of the SCSO’s Dive Team located Camarena’s body in the Klamath […] Read More →

Light on the Devils, Coming of Age on the Klamath

Of course, this makes the books I really had trouble putting down something special and that includes the book Light on the Devils, Coming of Age on the Klamath. It’s a book about the last years of the timber boom in Happy Camp and a story well told by Louise Wagenknecht, who has written it down from the perspective of her high school years there. Read More →

Young Orleans Cook Shares Recipe that Won Prize in San Francisco

Taylor Markin from Orleans, who just won the title Best Teen Chef 2012 from the International Culinary School at the San Francisco Art Institute, got her foot in their kitchen door with her own version of Cherry Drop Cupcakes. Read More →

Happy Camp Student Named Best Teen Chef 2012

Seven aspiring chefs with a love and passion for food put their kitchen skills to the test as they competed for tuition scholarships on Saturday, April 21 at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California, a college of Argosy University, San Francisco. In the end, there can only be one winner – and Taylor Markin of Happy Camp High School in Happy Camp, Calif. took the coveted title: The Art Institute of California, San Francisco Best Teen Chef 2012. Read More →

Opinions (Felice Pace–Klamath, CA)

Dear Two Rivers Tribune, Wow, I had not realized that folks up at Happy Camp have become such cry babies. But that is all a rational person could conclude from two letters from Happy Camp residents which appeared in the October 4th edition. Some folks in Happy Camp are apparently upset because some folks on […] Read More →

Somes Store and So Much More

Chris Hatton (right) owner of the Somes Bar Store, trades local news with shopper Rachel Krasner. Krasner, from Happy Camp, was headed up the Salmon River with a crew conducting stream sediment surveys. In the background are gallery-quality paintings by local artists, a highly regarded espresso bar and the best book selection this side of […] Read More →

Karuk Tribal Reunion

HAPPY CAMP—Five hundred people—tribal members and the broader public—are expected to attend the 15th annual Tribal Reunion Saturday, July 23, in the town’s River Park along the banks of the Klamath River. Read More →

Tee-Ballers Strike up Fun With Home Runs

SOMES BAR—Play was just beginning for the Tee-Ball season opener at the Junction School field. The spring grass was freshly mowed. One of the grandparents on the sidelines yelled out, "There’s two balls on the field. You probably don’t want two balls on the field." Or maybe you do. Tee-Ball isn’t a game for sticklers. Tee-ball is the entry level in the hierarchy of youth baseball and serves children kindergarten through grade three, more or less. One of the higher levels is Little League, famed for the competitiveness of its parents in some settings. Tee-Ball is not like that. It seems completely designed to help little kids love their first contact with baseball. Read More →