4 hrs ago
Fire near Happy Camp still growing
Fire spokesman Jake Rodriguez says smoky skies have reduced visibility and prevented air drops on the blaze in the Klamath National Forest until late afternoon.
15 hrs ago
My Mother Lode
Vast Northern California wildfire keeps surging
A wildfire near the small Northern California logging and gold mining town of Happy Camp in the Klamath National Forest has grown to a vast 50 square miles, pushed by westerly winds that sent embers ahead of the main blaze.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Fishing the North Coast: Big kings continue to pour into Klamath;...
Santa Rosa residents Brianna Walton, left, and Cat Kaiser had a ball landing this pair of Klamath River kings earlier this week.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
My Mother Lode
Judge won't stop water for Klamath salmon
A federal judge Wednesday denied a request by irrigation suppliers in California's Central Valley to stop emergency water releases intended to help salmon hundreds of miles away in the Klamath Basin survive the drought.
Fires grow in Happy Camp Complex, total containment at 20 percent
There will be a community meeting today at 7 p.m. in Happy Camp at the Karuk Tribe Senior Nutrition Center .
Supervisors wait for next move in Klamath Basin agreement
The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors had a brief discussion Tuesday on what the next step will be in trying to keep the county involved with the process of the proposed Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement after the federal government denied funding a position for that purpose.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Updated: Deja vu: Irrigators ask judge to cut off water for salmon
Agricultural water providers in the Central Valley of California asked a federal judge to stop releases of extra water intended to help salmon in the Klamath Basin survive the drought.
Science wins for salmon
Feds will release Trinity reservoir water to avoid a salmon kill in the lower Klamath Just three days after hundreds of Native Americans and activists protested outside the Bureau of Reclamation's regional headquarters in Sacramento, the federal agency announced Friday that it will release extra water from the Trinity River reservoir to prevent ... (more)
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Smoke advisories issued for Weaverville, Willow Creek, Hoopa, Orleans
For Monday, models suggest that forecasted easterly, northeast winds may lead to all day smoke in the Klamath, Salmon, and Trinity River and coastal communities.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Humboldt County supervisors grapple with funding for Klamath dam analyst
During its Tuesday meeting, the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors will discuss its options on how to keep up on a proposed Klamath dam removal project after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation denied providing funds for a county position to serve that purpose.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Updated: Reclamation reverses course on water for Klamath River
Bureau of Reclamation Mid-Pacific Regional Director David Murillo, left, and Stillwater fisheries biologist Joshua Strange, right, sit on a boat during a tour of the Trinity River to view the effects of the ongoing drought and the bureau's decision to end fish-kill preventive releases from Trinity Lake.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Wed Aug 20, 2014
North Coast Journal Weekly Politics
Protesters: 'Fish Need Water'
More than 100 people gathered in front of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's Sacramento office Tuesday to demand that the bureau release additional water into the Trinity River, and by turn the Klamath, to prevent what they see as an imminent large-scale fish kill similar to that of 2002, when more than 50,000 salmon died of gill rot in the Klamath ... (more)
North Coast Journal Weekly Politics
Algae Toxins in the Trinity
Keith Bouma-Gregson is one of many scientists and citizen scientists trying to learn more about toxic blue-green algae.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Ukiah Daily Journal
Mendocino Coast fishermen smiling over 2014 salmon returns
A look at the big line of sport fishing boats lined up a few hundred feet offshore from Albion to Westport would indicate a banner season of catching king salmon is underway.
Klamath tribes worry massive fish kill close
Members of American Indian tribes in Northern California said Tuesday a massive fish kill may be only days away if the federal government does not immediately release more water into the Klamath River.
Tribes rally to demand water for Klamath salmon
Members of three Northern California Indian tribes rallied outside a federal water agency office in Sacramento to demand more water be released from reservoirs to prevent the spread of a parasite among salmon returning to the Klamath River to spawn.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Beaver Fire nearing containment; fire crews remain cautious
With all evacuation orders lifted, fire crews are beginning the cleanup and rehabilitation phase of the Beaver Fire in the Klamath National Forest.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Beaver Fire is 80 percent contained, all evacuation orders lifted
The Beaver Fire is currently estimated to be 32,307 acres in size and 80 percent contained.
Federal agency to reconsider Trinity-Klamath releases for salmon
Moss and blue-green algae on the Trinity River near Hoopa is one of the many signs of the ongoing drought.