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Young adults host School Board candidates forum Wed. night

Del Norters will have another chance to hear from candidates for the local School Board on Wednesday.

True North Organizing Network is hosting a non-partisan forum at the Crescent Elk Auditorium focusing on the candidates for the Del Norte County Unified School District Board of Trustees. The discussion will be led by local students and young adults and will be translated into Spanish and Hmong, according to a press release from the non-profit organization.

Child care will be provided at the forum.

The forum will be the first in a series of True North activities encouraging folks to participate in the election process. School Board candidates for Area 5 include former district employee Ronnie Sorensen, former city finance employee Jamie Forkner, Janet Wortman and Beth Green, Crescent Elk Middle School’s former library manager.

Candidates for Area 2 include incumbent Lori Cowan and Angela Greenough, former communications coordinator for the Wild Rivers Community Foundation. Area 1 candidates include incumbent Don McArthur and notary public Milton Reilley.

True North is a non-profit regional community organizing network that is currently established in Humboldt and Del Norte counties. Since June, True North has provided workshops to youth across the county through the California Center for Rural Policy’s Summer Youth Training Academy.

Young adults also participated in non-partisan voter registration and outreach, focusing on populations less likely to vote, according to the organization. True North has registered 150 new voters since June.

The forum will take place 5:45–7:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G Street in Crescent City. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/TrueNorthOrganizing.


Wally's World

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Longtime Del Norte resident and former Crescent City newspaper publisher Wally Griffin celebrated his 90th birthday Saturday. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Wally Griffin was in bed when an earthquake in Alaska sent a tsunami racing toward his hometown.

Armed with his camera and a notepad, Griffin raced around town recording the event. He put out an extra Saturday afternoon edition even though the Crescent City American normally published on Tuesday.


School District approves teacher raises, new salary steps

Teachers working for the Del Norte County Unified School District received a 3 percent salary increase, according to a new three-year contract.


City interviews police chief candidates

Crescent City staff conducted interviews for the vacant police chief position last week, city officials report.

City Manager Gene Palazzo said interviews were conducted Sept. 18. The  city received quite a few applications for the position and interviews went well, he said.


Klamath bridge closure planned

Thinking of heading down to Eureka late Sunday night? You might want to think again.

California’s Department of Transportation is scheduled to close the Klamath River Bridge on U.S. Highway 101 for six hours overnight. 


News of Record Sept. 19-25, 2014

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

Ketina Archulata, 21, Crescent City, was sentenced to one day in jail and three years of probation and fined $1,547 for possession of a dangerous drug and theft/larceny.


Treetop High

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The Sky Trail at Trees of Mystery in Klamath takes riders on an approximately eight-minute ride high through the redwood forest. On a clear day, visitors can see the Pacific Ocean from the cable cars. Del Norte Triplicate / Melea Burke
Historic Klamath redwoods attraction sees a record 400,000 visitors 

Standing tall as the mighty redwood forest behind the legendary pair, a giant Paul Bunyan and his best friend Babe the Blue Ox greet hundreds — even thousands — of visitors each day as they arrive at the Trees of Mystery adventure park in Klamath.

“Well, hello there!” Paul booms as a young father and his toddler son approach the 10-foot boots at the huge sculpture’s base. 


Wildfire season doused by rain

A moisture-laden storm doused Del Norte County on Wednesday, breaking rainfall records by as much as 2 inches, according to National Weather Service meteorologists.

The storm brought 2.75 inches of rain to Crescent City and 2.72 inches to the Gasquet Ranger Station before tapering off in the afternoon, meteorologist Brian Garcia said. The rain broke a record of 0.72 inches from 1986, drenched mountains and wooded areas and could potentially put a damper on the North Coast’s fire season, Garcia said.


Lewd acts charges dismissed

A former Crescent Elk after-school instructor who last year was arrested on charges of inappropriately touching middle school girls is off the hook after a judge rejected the District Attorney’s plea bargain last week, forcing the DA to decide between dismissing the case or going to trial without enough evidence.

Gary Moore, 52, originally faced four felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts on a minor under 14, but after the DA’s office interviewed the alleged victims in May it decided it didn’t have enough evidence to go to trial on the original charges, which led to the plea bargain. But when Superior Court Judge Doehle didn’t accept the two renegotiated misdemeanor battery counts, Moore was free to go with no jail time or probation.


Riese suit isn’t over

Former District Attorney Michael Riese filed an appeal on Friday with the U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit to overturn an August decision rejecting his lawsuit against several local governments and officials.


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