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Budget workshop for city held today

A workshop on Crescent City’s budget will be held today at the Wastewater Treatment Plant, where Crescent City Council members and city staff will be discussing priorities for the upcoming 2015–16 fiscal year. 


Volunteers chip in on playground

Read more... 100 cubic yards of wood chips spread at beachfront playground 

April 25’s JustServe event was immensely productive for the City of Crescent City and also for the many community volunteers who spent the entire morning working together for a good cause.


Scholarships, loan help for health students, pros

The Health Professions Education Foundation is now accepting applications from health care professionals and students in underserved areas for scholarships and loan repayment awards. 


More than a prisoner

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Marquis Louden, a five-year inmate at Pelican Bay State Prison, is one of four who participate in the revived Arts-in-Corrections program.
 Arts-in-Corrections gives inmates an escape from prison life through art 

Marquis Louden regards his canvas, brush in hand, and squirts a dollop of purple onto his pallette.

There’s a rose on his canvas, but Louden says he doesn’t want to turn it into a typical rose. He blends the purple with white and begins to create a background as vibrant as his surroundings are neutral.

“We started with colored pencils, learning how to blend colors and what colors complement what color,” he said. “We still look at color wheels. We just did a project on split composition colors. It’s just a big learning process.”


School Board selects Jeff Harris

Currently runs 270-student district 

The Del Norte County Unified School District Board of Trustees has entered into contract negotiations with Jeff Harris, the superintendent-principal of a 270-student school district, to fill the role of superintendent, the district announced Thursday.


In mottos we trust: A duel for wall space

Upstart rival’s first win in DN 

A Seattle electrician’s scrappy grassroots movement and a five-term Bakersfield city councilwoman’s influential nonprofit are locked in a cultural motto duel for wall space in government buildings across America, and both are claiming Del Norte as their latest slogan score.


Shooter guilty of animal cruelty

One of two suspects on trial for the January shooting death of a chow-mix dog was found guilty of animal cruelty by the Del Norte Superior Court on Friday.


No hands

 Konner Price, 11, gets a ride on the “highline” at Whaler’s Island courtesy of Del Norte Search and Rescue during Water Safety Day, an event at the harbor put on by 29 agencies and organizations that hosted 5th graders from across Del Norte for lessons on handling water-related emergencies. 


Memorial Day service on Cooper

The Veterans of Foreign Wars will have its annual Memorial Day service at the Crescent City Cemetery on Cooper Street behind Home Depot on Monday at 10 a.m.

Also on Monday is the Fishermen’s Wives Memorial Service, 1 p.m. at the memorial site on Citizens Dock Road. Coast Guard Auxiliary 29127 will take flowers out to sea. For more information, call Linda Tvetan at 487-2090.


Historical Society back to summer hrs.

In a return to expanded summer hours, the Del Norte Historical Society’s main museum is now open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The museum is located at 577 H Street. For more information, call 464-3922.


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