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Fire officials around the region say that while rains of last weekend made a huge difference on the August Complex and Red Salmon Complex, the fires are still not fully contained. However, the estimated 0.12 to 0.25 inches of rain helped fire personnel achieve a 75 percent containment estima…

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Rain had a significant effect on area fires over the weekend, but residents should still be careful to avoid making sparks or fire in wildland areas.

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A report last week that the county had seven new cases of COVID-19 was later retested and refuted by labs around the region.

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All voting materials — including information booklets, sample ballots and mail-in ballots — have now been sent to all registered voters in Trinity County, so if you haven’t received yours, you should call the Elections Office at 623-1220, Elections Official Shanna White said in an update las…

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Six candidates are asking for your vote in order to fill three seats on the Trinity Public Utilities District. While they have attended public forums and more information about them is available in the sample ballot, we gave each the opportunity to answer questions about themselves, their mi…

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The Trinity County Sheriff’s Office reported Tuesday that the remains of Michael Wade Sr., missing since May 9, were found near Big Bar. According to a TCSO release, a Forest Service employee found skeletal remains on Forest Service land on Oct. 1.

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Following about an hour of complaints, Trinity County planning commissioners agreed to hold a meeting at the earliest convenience to consider information and possibly revoke the use permit for the Smith Pit Tailings mine in Junction City.

Crime & Punishment

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 will be held by teleconference until further notice.

Entertainment

Obituaries

Carl James Lemonds of Douglas City died Oct. 4, 2020, after a …

Mason Buck passed away sometime between Oct. 2-5, 2020, from a…

On Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, Patricia Ione Meyers died due to c…

Opinion

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Kenneth C. Baldwin failed to mention in his political rhetoric a key component to our current fire conditions in our national forests. Let’s go back to 1990 and the listing of the northern spotted owl as threatened under Endangered Species Act. In 1991, vegetation management in national fore…

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What a horrible summer filled with the destruction of our beautiful forest land. Not to mention the loss of property, possessions and life itself. I suppose we have lots of reasons for these massive, out-of-control fires. Extreme heat, drought, wind to name the obvious.

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