Del Norte education officials on Thursday presented preliminary 2014–15 budgets and Local Control Accountability Plans for the school district and County Office of Education, proposing additional teachers, a foster youth coordinator and an expanded career technical education program.
Greg Ponchak and Paige Fruechtnicht, of Ohio, were on a road trip visiting national parks when a tree fell on Highway 199 on Saturday, destroying their car and calling a quick end to their trip. Del Norte Triplicate / Adam Spencer
It could have been worse
A young couple from Ohio had their cross-country road trip cut short on Saturday when a large tree that fell onto Highway 199 smashed their car and blocked all traffic for nearly an hour.
Steve Berg plays music shortly after the first Crescent City Farmers Market of the season opened on Saturday at Del Norte County Fairgrounds. While crowds were a little thin to begin the day, marketgoers reported that there was bustling activity and long lines at booths later.
The Saturday, June 7, article titled “Woman saved after floating out into harbor” incorrectly stated which law enforcement officers were involved in the rescue. Del Norte Sheriff’s Deputy Devin Perry was accompanied by Dave Keltner, a law enforcement ranger with Redwood National and State Parks — not Charles Tweed, as the article stated. The article also incorrectly stated who entered the water to save the victim. It was Keltner.
The California Highway Patrol and Del Norte Sheriff’s Office made multiple arrests after recovering a stolen vehicle on Wednesday.
A California Highway Patrol officer noticed a 1990 Buick LeSabre traveling north on Elk Valley Road near Iowa Street. The officer recognized the vehicle as stolen and turned around to try to pursue the vehicle but lost it, according to CHP officer Brian Clemann.