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Report: We can prepare better

Land-use rules suggested for vulnerable coastal areas

A new report says California’s buildings are much less prepared for tsunamis than for other natural disasters and calls for future land use planning in coastal communities to be based on the latest knowledge of tsunami threats.

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News of Record March 14-20, 2014

Del Norte County Superior Court felony and misdemeanor sentencings for the week of March 14-20 include:

• Cory L. Litz, 31, Crescent City, was sentenced to four years in state prison and fined $380 for burglary in the first degree

• Christopher J. Gregory, 28, Crescent City, was sentenced to three years of probation, 30 days in jail, fined $920 and ordered to complete 100 hours of community work service for battery

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County Supervisors hearing today on grants

The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing at 10:45 a.m. today on an application for $1.9 million from the Community Development Block Grant program for various projects and organizations in the community.

In its current form, the bulk of the application covers a $1,088,372 project for waterline and roadway improvements on Fred Haight Drive in the north county area.

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DN Triplicate’s publisher-editor is Hawaii-bound

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Richard Wiens
Del Norte Triplicate Publisher and Editor Richard Wiens announced Monday that he will leave next month to become managing editor of an on-line news organization in Honolulu.
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Why are we tsunami prone?

Read more...  Seafloor and harbor shapes worsen hazard 

As a small coastal town, hundreds of miles from major urban centers, Crescent City is off the radar of your average American, but in a room full of tsunami experts, everyone knows this place.

After all, 37 tsunamis have been recorded along our shores since 1933, and in the past 150 years no other community in the contiguous U.S. has sustained more damage from them than Crescent City.

 

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Tsunami preparedness: Courses of action charted for harbor

Nobody has to be more aware of tsunami dangers than fishermen and mariners.

Tsunamis that have zero threat of causing damage on land can still destroy a marina and the boats it holds — as seen in Crescent City Harbor in 2011.

And the way that boat owners and captains have to react for each particular tsunami can be very different.

 

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Summit: Agri-biz thriving

 

Products attracting national buyers, local companies say

The scrambled eggs at breakfast came from chickens raised on Del Norte pastures. The cheese at lunch came from Del Norte cows, and the salad, broccoli and carrots were grown in Del Norte soil. 

But attendees at a local economic summit on Friday learned that local products reach far beyond Del Norte’s borders.

The 11th annual Economic Summit, hosted by the Crescent City-Del Norte Chamber of Commerce, covered topics ranging from projects in local and tribal government as well as challenges and accomplishments in health, education and transportation. 

 

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Lawsuit to block highway project filed

Environmental groups filed for a preliminary injunction in federal court Wednesday in an attempt to block a road-widening and straightening project planned to break ground this summer on U.S. highways 199 and 197, which run along the Smith River.

The lawsuit, filed by Friends of Del Norte, the Environmental Protection Information Center, and the Center for Biological Diversity, claims that the highway project “will likely cause irreparable, ongoing, and permanent harm to Southern Oregon-Northern California Coast” coho salmon, which are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

 

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Six Rivers National Forest supervisor leaving post

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Kelley
 Six Rivers National Forest Supervisor Tyrone Kelley is leaving his post to become the Director of Engineering at the Forest Service Pacific Southwest’s Regional Office in Vallejo.

Kelley has been the Forest Supervisor of Six Rivers since June 2006.

 

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Fire in Smith River

 

6 departments fight 12-hour battle with flames fire

Firefighters battled a blaze throughout the night on Thursday in Smith River.

The top floor of the two-story house at 111 Dean Lane, next to Highway 101 in Smith River, became engulfed in flames at 3:48 p.m. 

 

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