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While one citizens’ group is collecting signatures to qualify its proposed commercial cannabis tax initiative for a spot on the Nov. 3 ballot in Trinity County, a rival tax effort led by a cannabis industry group suffered a setback yesterday in an attempt to make the ballot directly through …

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The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Trinity County remains at two that have both resolved although the number of those quarantined due to potential exposure to the virus elsewhere is up to 19 since April, according to Trinity County Public Health Director Marci Jo Cudziol in an update T…

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Two major projects the Trinity County Planning Commission is scheduled to consider at its meeting this Thursday night, July 9, in Weaverville may be continued to future meetings instead at the request of Planning Department staff.

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Trinity County Sheriff’s investigators have not confirmed or released the name of a male subject believed to have drowned in the Eel River in southwest Trinity County Monday morning. According to a Sheriff’s Office release, Humboldt County and Trinity County deputies responded to the area, d…

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The appointment of a new member to the Trinity County Planning Commission scheduled for the July 7 Trinity County Board of Supervisors’ meeting was continued without a vote to a special meeting set for this afternoon, July 8, at 4 p.m.

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A wildland fire, still burning in steep vegetation, started June 30 when the driver of a classic truck lost control and crashed near Cedar Flat Creek.

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It’s not known what caused a fire that destroyed a small home and threatened wildland north of Junction City on the afternoon of July 1.  At about 3:30 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a fully engulfed structure, eight miles up Canyon Creek Road from Highway 299. Firefighters and equipm…

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.

Sports

Though the Trinity River currently isn't as high and fast as shown in this file photo, there's still plenty of exciting whitewater rafting to be had, with lots of dips and splashes to keep the family entertained. Rafting companies are available to take your calls, and include COVID-19 safety… Read more

Obituaries

It is with great sadness that we must say goodbye to an amazin…

Andy Allen Hill passed away at the age of 49 on June 26, 2020,…

Mike Lee Brown passed away after a short illness. He was just …

Carol Jean Pasch, 79, of Astoria, Ore., passed away June 11, 2…

Opinion

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The great Maya Angelou said “When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time.” Over the last several years, I’ve had disagreements with The Trinity Journal’s choice of stories to cover and, on occasion, its slant of individual stories and choice of opinion pieces. None have …

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I want to talk to you about the Gutter People. We all recognize them from time to time. They live in the dark because the light of truth hurts. They believe in Victimhood. They feel invisible around People of the Truth. Gutter People are shape shifters. They can appear as a sibling, a co-wor…

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Last night I ventured out to Holiday Market armed with my now-normal gear: hand sanitizer, clean mask, cloth grocery bags, debit card in one pocket, paper list in the other, and a touch of catlike stealth to help me move among my fellow humans with 6 feet of social distance.

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This is a response to Peter Brydon’s June 24 letter dubbed “Right-Wing Fever Dream.” First, let me unequivocally state that I am not part of the so-called right-wing, if anyone can even an intelligently define that term. Brydon stated that I am not a constitutional scholar without any knowle…

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