Welcome Gentle Reader.
“The River Voice” is a collective attempt to
provide an avenue for regional, community expression, that has found no
outlet in the current selection of
media of Siskiyou and Humboldt Counties.
We live in a region rich in the diversity of its natural resources, but
thin in its population densities. This is a double edged sword. We are
blessed with a lot of “elbow room,” but often
ignored or weak in our influence when we are judged solely on our
limited population base, rather than the validity of our input.
and Klamath River communities have seen a need for a “River Voice". We are a people rich in a variety of talents, and
publication will reflect that wealth.
Our goal is
to publish a periodical that provides news and a variety of useful
information to the communities of the Salmon River and Mid Klamath
River. We hope to present regional issues in a journalistically
factual and ethical manner. The "River Voice" will hopefully help
to define important issues and encompass a wide range of artistic
expression from our unique area..
This initial effort will feature writers,
from the Salmon River; Sawyers Bar, Cecilville and Forks of Salmon and
the Klamath River; Somes Bar and Orleans.
We hope as
you pick your way through the first issue that you find something in it’s contents
that interest, inform or just plain entertain you.
forward to the challenge of presenting our region in a positive and