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Let Go and Soar Ministries, along with the Weaverville Lions Club, Mountain Chapel and the Soup Kitchen came together to provide hot Thanksgiving meals, safely delivered to the front doors of many families around the area. Read more

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Total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Trinity County as of Monday reached 164, an increase of six over the weekend, but a tally of those infected over Thanksgiving has yet to be realized. Read more

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Seeking to expedite the placement of temporary housing for Trinity County residents who lost their homes in the August Complex fires, the Trinity County Board of Supervisors has approved an urgency ordinance allowing for certain fee and building permit waivers to assist in emergency recovery… Read more

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Despite the cancellation of Mountain Magic Christmas, Santa was in Weaverville on Friday hearing Christmas wishes from little girls and boys. The Clampers continued tradition by delivering Santa via their purple Stutz "sleigh." Read more

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Michael “Dan” Frasier of Hettenshaw is the official winner of the Trinity County 5th District supervisor’s race, garnering just 12 votes more than Jeff Dickey of Hayfork in the final Nov. 3 election results that were certified last week by Trinity County Clerk, Recorder, Assessor and Electio… Read more

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Thirteen special districts in Trinity County saw appointments to governing board vacancies in-lieu of election last month in cases where there were fewer filers than there were vacant seats. Read more

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Weaverville Fire Department has determined that a house fire on Wednesday, Nov. 25, was arson, likely caused by squatters in the area. Weaverville Fire Chief Todd Corbett said the vacant property at 311 Washington St. was found to be “unowned,” as it was learned that both proprietors had pas… Read more

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A Junction City firefighter is happy to have his stolen trailer back, but no arrests have been made. Read more

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom has joined with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, leaders of the Yurok and Karuk Tribes and Berkshire Hathaway-owned PacifiCorp in announcing an agreement late last month to provide additional resources and support to advance the most ambitious salmon restoration effort in… Read more

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The Mendocino, Shasta-Trinity and Six Rivers national forests have been working closely together throughout all phases of the August Complex fires for three months. Officials from the three national forests have coordinated suppression actions, suppression repair activities, burned area emer… Read more

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The Shasta-Trinity National Forest has lifted the fire area closure from the Spring Fire and amended the closure for the August Complex in the South Fork Management Unit. Several campgrounds and Forest Service roads in the Forest Glen area will remain closed due to fire damage and hazardous … Read more

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Other than making one side of the moon slightly darker than the other, Monday’s penumbral eclipse of the full moon didn’t change it all that much. At 1:40 a.m., the moon had grazed the edge of Earth’s shadow, leaving it just out of alignment for a partial eclipse. Read more

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Shasta College courses for the spring semester will commence on Jan. 19, with most classes held online. Registration is currently open for new and returning students. Counseling and Enrollment Services are available to help students enroll, register for classes, make or adapt their education… Read more

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Whiskeytown National Recreation Area plans to ignite burn piles within the next several weeks. The park will take advantage of cooler weather conditions to treat the piles created by fuels reduction projects. The burning of piles is a critical part of the process to create defensible space a… Read more

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The Trinity County Department of Health and Human Services reported Friday morning that 19 new active COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the county. Read more

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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. Read more

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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… Read more

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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. Read more

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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. Read more

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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… Read more

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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… Read more

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Banks, county, state and federal offices, and post offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26, for Thanksgiving. Read more

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In light of an unprecedented, rapid rise in COVID-19 cases across California, Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health on Thursday announced a limited Stay at Home Order requiring generally that non-essential work, movement and gatherings stop between 10 p.m. and 5 a.… Read more

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Update: The location of the special Trinity County Planning Commission meeting tonight, Nov. 19, to consider a draft Commercial Cannabis EIR has been changed. It will also now be closed to in-person public participation because of increased gathering restrictions imposed on the county this w… Read more

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Trinity County now joins most of the state of California in the most restrictive COVID-19 tier (purple), due to local, regional and statewide increases in confirmed infections. Read more

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In a briefing to the Trinity County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Nov. 17, Public Health Nursing Director Marcie Jo Cudzoil explained Trinity County’s sudden jump from the state’s orange tier of COVID-19 restrictions to the most restrictive purple tier in just one day. Read more

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Students in the Mountain Valley Unified School District have temporarily shifted from in-person classrooms to distance learning this week as a precaution against community spread of the COVID-19 virus in Hayfork where a recent spike in cases has been reported by the Trinity County Public Hea… Read more

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California Highway Patrol has yet to release the name of a 35-year-old Hayfork man, apparently killed in a single vehicle crash Monday morning south of Douglas City. Read more

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Team 14 Incident Commander Mike Strawhun announced Wednesday, Nov. 11, the team assigned to the August Complex north area will be heading out, returning the areas to local control. Read more

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Recent lab results confirmed the presence of the cyanotoxin microcystin in Barry Creek, near the headwaters of the Mad River. However, the concentration in the water was below drinking water health advisory levels. Read more

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Though still unfinished and with no guards on duty, the new Trinity County Detention Facility looks like it would still be hard to escape from if one was left inside and the doors were locked. The $20 million facility now has a roof; much of its infrastructure; high, razor wire fences; sally… Read more

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Trinity County has received $1,381,343 in Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funding to be used in compliance with state orders, directives and guidance issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

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The Trinity River and South Fork Management Units of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest are planning to begin prescribed burning projects to take advantage of cooler and wetter conditions on the forest. Read more

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The benefits of building education-business partnerships is spotlighted by images like this. These middle school students at Junction City Elementary School have spent this fall semester partnering with Trinity Together to explore growing careers in our region. These two students have learne… Read more

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Trinity County has moved into a more restrictive Blueprint tier due to rising test positivity and case rates. Effective Wednesday, Nov. 11, our county has moved from the yellow tier to the orange tier. All sectors in Trinity County must implement the restrictions as provided in the Blueprint… Read more

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Those looking at the Trinity County COVID-19 Dashboard Friday may have been surprised to see the largest single jump in the number of conformed cases since the pandemic began. From Monday morning to Monday afternoon, the number jumped from 43 to 62, and contact tracers say several local venu… Read more

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Looking at the map of the August Complex on the National Wildfire Coordinating Group website, one would assume the million-plus acre fire has been snuffed. While the map showed no new fires as of Friday, officials are still waiting for rain to make that call.   Read more

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Despite the matter being withdrawn from last Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors’ meeting due to a typo in how it was posted for the agenda, several local cannabis advocates were allowed to use their three minutes of public comment time to discuss the potential stacking of multiple cannabis licen… Read more

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Sheriff’s officials said they located, arrested and released the shooter in a recent incident In Big Bar. The shooter was immediately released after an investigation determined the shooting to have been justified, according to Sheriff’s Detective Josh Ford. Read more

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Trinity County supervisors last week appointed current Interim District Attorney David Brady as the county’s district attorney to complete the unexpired term of Donna Daly who died unexpectedly in a vehicle accident on Aug. 14. Read more

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Trinity County supervisors last week approved what is being called a Hayfork Transition project to clean up and reclaim a 9-acre parcel of land near the airport in order to develop an educational, recreational, and agricultural property to benefit citizens of Hayfork and Trinity County. Read more

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Owner of Bar 717 Ranch and Camp Trinity director Kent Collard has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Trinity County Resource Conservation District Board of Directors following the resignation of Morgan Rourke of Hayfork. Read more