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Yurok Tribal Council declares state of emergency

Yurok Tribal Council declares state of emergency

Yurok Tribe The Yurok Tribal Council declared a State of Emergency in relation to the sustained shroud of wildfire smoke that has enveloped the eastern portion of the Yurok Reservation.   The primary purpose of the emergency declaration, passed on August 31, is to activate the Tribe’s emergency response team. The special declaration allows the

No charges in fatal officer-involved shooting

District Attorney’s Office EUREKA/WEITCHPEC – District Attorney Maggie Fleming has determined that no charges should be filed related to the September 2015 shooting of Richard Kelley in Weitchpec. Her decision was based on the following information. Law enforcement officers responded on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. to a report of a shooting in

Gunplay, Threats Near Weitchpec Elementary School

HCSO Press Release On 05-27-2014 at about 3:15 pm the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office, Yurok Tribal Police Department and the California Highway Patrol responded to several gun shots being heard near the Jack Norton Elementary School off McKinnon Hill Road, Weitchpec. The Elementary school went into lockdown as a safety measure for their students. No