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Both a regional and nationwide spike in COVID-19 cases has led to local schools going back to distance learning, the state ordering a curfew and many Californians weighing the risks of being with distant family this Thanksgiving.

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After nearly six hours of presentations, public comment and line by line discussion about proposed mitigation measures in the county’s final commercial cannabis Environmental Impact Report, the Trinity County Planning Commission Thursday night continued the special meeting to another night t…

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Trinity County supervisors split 3-2 in favor last week of restoring a county rule allowing for only one cannabis cultivation license per person, per legal parcel of land in the county.

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Neighbors opposed to having another commercial cannabis farm in their midst were unsuccessful last week in stopping the county’s issuance of the requested cultivation license for a property located off North Vista Lane in Hayfork.

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The last Nov. 3 election results issued in a Nov. 23 update by the Trinity County Elections Office showed a tiny lead in the Trinity County District 5 Board of Supervisor’s runoff race with Michael “Dan” Frasier of Hettenshaw just ahead of Jeff Dickey of Hayfork, but only by 12 votes. The la…

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Sheriff’s detectives have not determined if a fatal shooting of a man in Trinity Pines was a “self-inflicted accident or a homicide.” According to a Sheriff’s Department release, a 911 call bout 4:45 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, alerted deputies to a shooting incident in a yet unreported area of Hi…

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Volunteers were seen setting up a large Christmas tree Friday afternoon, Nov. 20, next to the Bandstand in downtown Weaverville. Ryan Crockett said the tree was donated to the county by the local U.S. Forest Service office. The tree took some time to stabilize but was finally weighed down us…

Crime & Punishment

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The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from Nov. 13-16. Due to the Sheriff’s lobby being closed due to COVID-19 and limited staff time, not all logs were available this week. The balance may appear in next week’s issue.

Gov't Calendar & Agendas

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Meetings are subject to cancellation or closure to the public, or being held by teleconferencing, to reduce potential exposure to the coronavirus. All meetings of the Board of Supervisors and most other county meetings will be held by teleconference until further notice.

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Meetings are subject to cancellation or closure to the public, or being held by teleconferencing, to reduce potential exposure to the coronavirus. All meetings of the Board of Supervisors and most other county meetings will be held by teleconference until further notice.

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Meetings are subject to cancellation or closure to the public, or being held by teleconferencing, to reduce potential exposure to the coronavirus. All meetings of the Board of Supervisors and most other county meetings are held by teleconference.

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Obituaries

Lois Ruth Vidt passed away November 9, 2020, in San Jose, Cali…

Hilda Margarita Ochoa of Big Bar died Nov. 9, 2020, in Big Bar…

Johnny Edward Case Sr. of Weaverville died Nov. 15, 2020, in W…

Opinion

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I feel, living in this country today, as if we exist in two separate countries. We have two opposite ends of the spectrum, regarding political points of view, in relation to right and wrong or good and bad, and the truth seems to be relative in the arguments. These two sides are contentious …

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