Local Spotlight — Yurok Designs & Photography


“I am passionate about learning traditional ways and listening to the stories. I have decided to be public about my passion out of respect for my culture and my family of artisans.” – Kristi J. Smith, Yurok Designs & Photography

If you’ve ever visited the Yurok Country Visitor Center, Redwood Hotel Casino, or galleries throughout the North Coast, you may be familiar with Yurok Designs & Photography. Their apparel and photography pay tribute to the Yurok tribe and carry on an artistic tradition through photographs, art, cards, woven baskets, and other crafted goods.


Cal-Ore River Race on the Klamath This Weekend!

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Photo- Cal-Ore River Racers

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We are thrilled to announce the Cal-Ore River Racers are returning to the Klamath river this Father’s Day weekend.  Come out and enjoy a beautiful day as racers compete in high flying hydroplane boats moving through the water at 80+ mph!

Cal-Ore River Racers has been conducting white water hydroplane races on the wild rivers of Southern Oregon and Northern California Since 1959 and is sanctioned by The American Power Boat Association.

The hydroplane boats will be on display at the Redwood Hotel Casino this Friday from 4 p.m. -7 p.m.  The best place to watch the races is Klamath Jet Boat Tours.  Qualifiers are on Saturday, June 20th at 12 p.m.  Racing will begin on Sunday, June 21st at 12 p.m.  An awards ceremony will follow on at 3pm at the Redwood Hotel Casino.

Visitors are encouraged to come by the Abalone Bar & Grill for delicious Father’s Day BBQ specials!

For more info and additional details, please visit the Cal-Ore River Racers website. 

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Photo- Mark Sharley via Cal-Ore River Racers

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Photo Makr Sharley via Cal-Ore River Racers


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