>Crescent City California News, Sports, & Weather | The Triplicate

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google
Updated 5:35pm - Feb 27, 2015

Home arrow News arrow Local News

Local News

Deputy dodges machete; suspect held on $1M bail

Read more...
William Alberts
A 71-year-old male was arrested after a domestic dispute late Monday morning, but not before the man got in a good scuffle with a deputy, according to the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office. 

Tensions were already high when the deputy arrived at the 2200 block of Holben Road in Crescent City, where William Alberts was reported by witnesses to have attempted to choke his girlfriend, sheriff’s officials said. 

 


It might be easier to mail yourself

Read more...
SkyWest’s flight from San Francisco to Crescent City was canceled Friday morning, but FedEx arrived with a load of packages. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
DN’s only passenger service cancels 1 in 5 flights, still eyes April departure  

’Tis the season of travel, though unless you’re a magic reindeer with a fog-piercing nose, flying has not been the most reliable way in and out of Del Norte this December.

Just over a month since it announced plans to drop commercial air service to the area, Crescent City’s only carrier, SkyWest Airlines, is ringing in the new year with widespread cancellations and delays primarily due to weather in San Francisco, airline officials say.

 


Low volume seen on North Coast

Read more...
F/V Bountiful unloads rigging Monday at Crescent City Harbor. Unlike many others, its crew will keep fishing crab here. Del Norte Triplicate / Emily Jo Cureton
Dungeness catch appears better to south for second year in a row 

The boat’s called Bountiful, but lately the catch has been anything but.

A month into commercial crab season, some fishing crews are calling it quits early, while others hope that calmer seas and a bit of luck will lead to a late showing by the region’s most sought-after crustacean, Dungeness crab.

At $4.50 a pound, crabs are fetching $1.40 more than the record-breaking opening price set Dec. 1, but the volume caught is low, according to anecdotal reports from local fishermen, buyers and industry observers. (Landing data logged by the state’s Department of Fish and Wildlife has not yet been tallied.)


Helping others find their place

Read more...
After coming out as a transgendered individual five years ago, Christie Lynn Rust says she feels completely at home in her community. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Local woman hopes her story of gender transition will ease the journey for others 

Five years after revealing her “authentic” self to Crescent City, Christie Lynn Rust says she’s comfortable in her own skin now.

But because she knows that she’s the exception to what is normal for many transgender individuals, Rust spends much of her time sharing her story to anyone who wants to hear it. On Dec. 10, Rust spoke to her fellow Del Norters about what it means to be transgender. The presentation, “Transgender 101,” was sponsored by Gender Talk.

“I love this community,” she said. “I absolutely love this community. And I’m so glad that Christie Lynn was born here and not someplace else by myself.”


Bank to close local branch

Read more...
North Valley Bank’s drive-through will no longer be available when the branch closes Jan. 21. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
North Valley, Tri Counties to consolidate after merger 

The only banking institution in the northern Crescent City area and one of only two in town with a drive-through option will close next month.

North Valley Bank at 1492 Northcrest Drive will close its local branch on Jan. 21. Accounts will be moved to the Tri Counties Bank branch at 936 Third St. the following day, according to a customer notice.  


Federal land payment approved

A little federal funding for local services came in a big package this year.

In December, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a $577 billion appropriation with a chunk of Del Norte’s general fund riding on its coattails.

Besides supporting Department of Defense operations and continued U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan, the NDAA includes a provision renewing payments in lieu of taxes or PILT, a federal program in which the Department of the Interior compensates local governments for reductions to the property tax base due to federally owned land that cannot be taxed. 


Hmong community invites public to ‘Education for Life’

Hmong National Development Services is hosting an Education for Life Conference today at 2 p.m. at the Masonic Family Center, 250 9th St. in Crescent City. Admission to this educational celebration is free and all are welcome. 

The event will feature food, music and special speakers, part of a scholarship drive to benefit Del Norte youth, said organizer Jeremiah Yang. 


News of Record Dec. 19–25

These are the misdemeanor and felony sentencings provided by the Del Norte County Superior Court for the dates of Dec. 19–25:

Todd Nastiuk, 50, Crescent City, was sentenced to 60 days in jail for violation of post-release community supervision.


Smith River in destructive fury

Read more...
Smith River residents drive through a flooded area, above, and the corner of Lake Earl Drive and Bailey Road, below, is under water. Courtesy of the Del Norte County Historical Society
Phyllis Tedsen can’t remember the exact day floodwaters drove her and her family from their home, but she knows she didn’t take refuge in their barn.

Tedsen, her husband Harry and their three kids operated Tedsen Dairy on Pala Road on the south side of the Smith in December 1964 when the river crept up to their door. 

On Dec. 24, 1964, Gladys Lehmkuhl, a Smith River correspondent for the Crescent City American reported: “There was much concern about the Harry Tedsens. No one had seen or heard from them. As the river started to go down someone in a boat rode out in the Tedsen Barn. There they all were safe.”


Senator focuses on DN interests

McGuire takes strong stance on mining in Smith watershed 

California State Senator Mike McGuire dropped by the Triplicate offices last week, one stop on a Dec. 19 tour around Del Norte that included the airport, Rumiano Cheese Factory, Fred Endert Municipal Pool and Redwood State and National Parks.

Newly-elected to represent the 2nd Senate District, McGuire promised to personally visit its most northerly county once a month. He also plans to open a district office in Crescent City by February, he said. 


<< Start < Previous page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next page > End >>



Del Norte Triplicate:

312 H Street
P.O. Box 277
Crescent City, CA 95531

(707) 464-2141
webmaster@triplicate.com

Follow The Triplicate headlines on Follow The Triplicate headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2015 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use