As part of a 7,100-kilometer cross-country hike to raise awareness for fallen vets and their families, Mike Viti walked through Jed Smith Redwoods State Park on Howland Hill Road on Thursday. Courtesy of Alex Larson
When Mike Viti returned to civilian life after being discharged from the Army last August, he was surprised at how little the American public seemed to think about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Enough fishermen provide information to secure grant
After fears that the Crescent City Harbor District would be forced to repay half of a $5 million grant used to rebuild the inner boat basin, commercial fishermen and harbor-based businesses prevented such a scenario by documenting that the port’s existence helps provide them with jobs.
Legislation would enact agreements on dam removal, water rights and stream flow
Upper Klamath Basin water sharing legislation introduced Wednesday by California and Oregon’s United States Senators includes authorization of the agreements that will remove four dams on the Klamath River and pump millions of dollars into improving salmon runs in the basin.