Two Rivers Tribune Being Shut Down – July 2, 2011

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Eye Staff Report

According to a story in the Two Rivers Tribune, the Eastern Humboldt County newspaper is about to close.

An editorial on the paper’s website states that Hoopa Valley Tribal Chairman Leonard Masten Jr. made the decision to close the newspaper, citing financial problems and displeasure with recent coverage of cannabis issues.

The TRT is a small, tabloid-formatted weekly offering original reporting on Hoopa Valley news and community events. It distributes 1,400 newspapers in Arcata, Willow Creek, Salyer, Burnt Ranch, Hoopa, Weitchpec, Orleans, Somes Bar and Happy Camp and has 300 subscribers.

A support page has been added on Facebook.


Tags: , , ,