First Baptist Church of Hoopa Ordains New Pastor at Well-Attended Ceremony

Newly-ordained Pastor Ethan “Red Eagle” Lawton, center left, talked with Hoopa Elder Maggie Dickson, center right, after the ceremony on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of Hoopa. / Photo by Kristan Korns Lawton said his good friend Caprice Agglof, who helps organize the yearly Vacation Bible School (VBS) in Hoopa, first drew him to Hoopa. “I hadn’t heard of Hoopa until about two years ago,” Lawton said. “I’ll be here for as long as God leads; two years, 10 years…” Read More →

Tribal 2014 Fall Salmon Quotas Set

The Pacific Fisheries Management Council (PFMC) released their official 2014 fall run Chinook harvest guidelines last week, with 27,300 adult fall Chinook slated for tribal harvest on the Klamath and Trinity Rivers. Read More →

Seven-Year-Old Girl Scout Sells Most Cookies in Northern California

Girl Scout Mina Sanchez, the Willow Creek seven-year-old that worked to become the top cookie seller in the region, is proof that businesspeople come in all sizes. Read More →

Raptors, Owls and Carnivorous Plants in Willow Creek

It seemed like there was a little bit of everything happening Saturday, April 14, when beaded skulls, nature photography, falcons, owls, carnivorous plants, and dozens of children and parents collided at Studio 299 in Willow Creek. Read More →

Fifth District Supervisor Candidates Talk Jobs, Marijuana and More

Incumbent Ryan Sundberg and challenger Sharon Latour each talked about their stances on everything from medical marijuana, to jobs and business creation, to the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement (KBRA). Read More →

Hoopa High Students Climb Pyramids in Mexico

Students from Hoopa Valley High School’s Spanish Club reaped the benefit of their fundraising work when they traveled to Mexico for a week and a half. Read More →

Tribal Council Supports Hawaiian Cultural Exchange

Hoopa Tribal Police Chief Bob Kane spoke in favor of the next two motions on the agenda; the purchase of a $6,500 narcotics detection canine, and four weeks of dog-handling school for Sergeant Matt Spallino. Read More →

Earth Day Comes Early to Hoopa

The Community Garden was the site of lots of earth-friendly activities, with dozens of booths manned by everyone from gardening advisors to the Hoopa Tribal Environmental Protection Agency (TEPA), on Friday, April 18. Read More →