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Thomas B. Dunklin is pictured here during the Cedar Creek culvert replacement project he documented last year. The Daily Triplicate/Bryant Anderson
Events offer education in river life

The Smith River is a “salmon stronghold” and fisheries biologists plan to take it by storm this weekend.

Starting Friday with an evening of underwater video and photography of salmon spawning, it will be a weekend of free workshops and field trips all about salmon, entitled “Smith River: A Salmon Stronghold.”

Ex-prosecutor sues DA, county

Fired attorney claims she was maligned by boss

In December 2005, Karen Olson testified against her boss during a local grand jury investigation.

At the time she was the second-highest-ranking prosecutor in Del Norte County and her superior was District Attorney Mike Riese.

She told the grand jury what she knew about Riese’s handling of a financial elder abuse case in which he dismissed felony charges against the defendants in exchange for more than $400,000 in restitution, $100,000 of which went toward his office’s budget.

Waste panel to pick member

The Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority will meet Wednesday to pick the board’s public representative.

The board is made up of two City Council members, two county Board of Supervisors members and a public representative.

Grade school lineups may shuffle

Plan would mean each school holds just three grades

Elementary schoolteachers in Del Norte County frequently face the task of teaching two grades in one class.

That could change under an option to reconfigure the four elementary schools in and around Crescent City to house only three grade levels apiece instead of six or seven.


Both the current project, right, and the next work site to the north are visible from the coastline The Daily Triplicate/Richard Wiens
Crews work to stabilize beach bluffs along Pebble Beach Drive

One of the world’s largest nail guns is hanging over a cliff on Pebble Beach Drive.

And in this case, the “nails” are 15 feet long.

Del Norte County is reinforcing the cliffside along Pebble Beach Drive near the Pacific Avenue intersection, Holly Cinkutis, assistant county engineer, said Saturday.

Local gas prices fall ¬ó slowly

Outbreak of WWII remembered

Falling tree causes Gasquet power outage

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