Posts Tagged ‘Klamath’
County opts not to join dam removal agreements [Daily Triplicate]
Supervisors seek ‘political leverage’ by not signing on
Del Norte County will not join two agreements to remove four dams on the Klamath River and use a basin-wide approach for restoration.
After months of considering whether to become a party to the agreements — which have already been signed by several stakeholder groups in California and Oregon, including tribes, irrigators, fisherman and government agencies — the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday opted not to join the collaborative effort in exchange for a chance to change the scope of what’s included in the dam removal package.
Certificate outlines cause of death in Klamath killing; Del Norte DA claims political attack behind motion to prevent him from prosecuting
The manner and cause of death in a March killing outside Klamath is particularly unusual and graphic, and statements to that end by Del Norte County’s district attorney are being used by the suspect’s defense in an attempt to bar him from trying
More to help out, less to pick up [Daily Triplicate]
About 200 turn out to clean river areas, plant trees
Something amazing happened during the ninth annual Klamath River Cleanup on Saturday.
There wasn’t enough trash to pick up to keep all the volunteers busy, so Americorps volunteers had people sign up for another beautifying event — tree planting.
The tree-planting may become a permanent part of the event, according to Americorps volunteers.
Investigation of school theft and vandalism is continuing [Daily Triplicate]
Computers stolen, paint poured inside KRECR
Authorities are continuing to investigate vandalism and the theft of property that occurred during a break-in at an alternative school in Klamath last week.
Yuroks set for annual cleanup of Klamath R. [Daily Triplicate]
The Yurok Tribe is looking for people to come haul trash and other debris out of the Klamath River on Saturday.
It’s part of the tribe’s 9th Annual Klamath River Cleanup, which is co-sponsored by the AmeriCorps Watershed Stewards Project, and includes a raffle, breakfast and traditionally cooked salmon for lunch.
Yurok Tribe Fisheries Technician Arnold Nova has been involved with the Klamath River Cleanup since its inception. He said each year a lot of debris and garbage floats down the Klamath River, collecting near the mouth and along the banks.
Witness recalls night of shooting [Daily Triplicate]
Murder suspect will also face kidnap charge
A 23-year-old local woman recounted her harrowing tale of survival at a preliminary hearing Tuesday for the man accused of killing Crescent City resident Amy Kaufmann.
Austy McCann testified she was with Kaufmann the night she was murdered at a house on P.J. Murphy Memorial Drive in Klamath, and was standing face-to-face with the suspected killer when he turned the murder weapon on her and asked her why he should let her live.
Wyatt enters not guilty plea [Daily Triplicate]
Judge inclined to deny request to move suspect to Pelican Bay
The attorney representing Jarrod Wyatt entered a not guilty plea on behalf of his client during a brief court appearance Thursday.
Wyatt, 26, is suspected of killing 21-year-old Crescent City resident Taylor Powell in Klamath last Sunday, and in addition to murder is accused of aggravated mayhem, torture and special allegations of using a “sharp bladed instrument” as a deadly weapon.
There was some confusion over what was supposed to happen at Thursday’s proceeding as Wyatt’s attorney, James Fallman, had brought witnesses to the courtroom to argue against a “safe keeper” motion that aims to move his client from the Del Norte County Jail to Pelican Bay State Prison over security concerns.
Pages of History: County recovers from floods [Daily Triplicate]
From the pages of the Del Norte Triplicate, March 1965.
Goodbye ferry, hello bridge! Word has been received by the Triplicate that the Klamath Bridge will be opened this weekend or early next week.
Ralph Russell, Crescent City highway official, said that if the weather is good, paving of the huge structure will be completed this Saturday and Sunday.
Murder suspect’s transfer sought [Daily Triplicate]
Sheriff’s Office alleges numerous assaults over the past several weeks
A Del Norte County judge will rule today whether the man accused of killing 21-year-old Taylor Powell in Klamath on Sunday will be housed at Pelican Bay State Prison instead of at the local jail.
Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office Cmdr. Bill Steven, who oversees the jail’s operations, requested that Jarrod Wyatt, 26, be transferred from the facility while awaiting trial because of safety concerns for his staff and other inmates.
Man accused in Klamath murder case pleads not guilty; Del Norte DA says killing was ‘very grotesque, very gruesome’
CRESCENT CITY — The man accused of brutally murdering his 21-year-old friend in Klamath on Sunday pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, aggravated mayhem and torture in a Del Norte County courtroom on Thursday.
‘People need to know just how special he was’: Friends, co-workers remember Klamath murder victim Taylor Powell
CRESCENT CITY — The young man who met a violent end early Sunday morning outside Klamath was remembered by friends and family at a packed memorial service in Crescent City on Thursday, as well as in homes, bars and cafes days after his
Murder suspect is charged with mayhem, torture [Daily Triplicate]
Jarrod Wyatt, 26, may be held at Pelican Bay
The man accused of killing 21-year-old Crescent City resident Taylor Powell in Klamath on Sunday was arraigned in Del Norte Superior Court on Tuesday.
During the proceeding, Jarrod Wyatt, 26, kept his eyes trained on the ground as Judge William Follett recited the list of charges the local mixed martial arts fighter will face in connection with Powell’s death.
The day to evacuate [Daily Triplicate]
A first-ever county-wide “live code” tsunami evacuation drill will take place this morning starting shortly after 10 a.m.
Local, state and federal agencies will participate in the drill, and officials are asking anyone who lives in a tsunami inundation zone, whether it’s in Crescent City, Klamath, Fort Dick or Smith River, to take part as well.