Suspended DA’s attempt to overturn disbarment recommendation is denied
Del Norte County’s suspended District Attorney Jon Alexander had the appeal of his disbarment recommendation rejected on Wednesday by the Review Department of the State Bar Court of California and was ordered to pay the Bar’s costs.
A mine shaft at the Mammoth Mine in the Altaville mining area northwest of Gasquet Mountain is one of many areas impacted by mining that will be addressed in a cleanup proposed by the National Forest Service. Photo courtesy of Six Rivers National Forest
Feds propose $1.6M project to deal with pollution of 19th century origin
Two 19th century mining sites in the historic Altaville mining area of Del Norte County are being considered for cleanup by Six Rivers National Forest due to contamination concerns, and a public comment period on the proposed cleanup starts today.
One of the last remaining regional mills that processes redwood logs, California Redwood Company, a subsidiary of Green Diamond Resource Company, announced on Wednesday that it “will transition out of the redwood lumber business,” according to a statement.
David Palmer, an 18-year veteran of the U.S. Forest Service and a Humboldt State University graduate, has been selected to serve as the new District Ranger on the Gasquet Ranger District/Smith River National Recreation Area of Six Rivers National Forest.