Fire officials in Oregon have been preparing for a burnout today to reduce the fuel load and control the eastern flank of the Buckskin Fire that’s burning near the border of Curry and Josephine counties.
The Yurok Tribe cut the ribbon and opened doors to its new Yurok Country Visitor Center on Wednesday in Klamath at a well-attended grand opening event. A feature article on the visitor center will appear in an upcoming issue of the Triplicate.
Gitlin, Wilson and Sullivan accused of ethics breaches; Wilson says jury biased, threatens suit
The actions of three Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority commissioners have been called into question by the newly released 2014–15 county Grand Jury report, which goes so far as to recommend the removal of the one commissioner who retains his seat on the board.
The 2014–2015 Del Norte County Grand Jury’s Final Report, released Saturday, chronicled the inner-workings of nine local jurisdictions and agencies, and the findings ranged from detailed and scathing to surface-level and glowing.
The California Fish and Game Commission said it was too late to make any changes to the fishing closure at the mouth of Blue Creek, scheduled to go into effect from June 15 until Dec. 31, at its meeting in Mammoth Lakes on June 10. Following a 15-minute discussion with a pair of Del Norte County supervisors during the public comment period, however, the future of the closure beyond 2015 is in doubt.
2,000-acre blaze burns in scar of 13-year-old wildfire
A wildfire just north of Del Norte County grew to 2,000 acres over the weekend and moved across Baldface Creek toward the Curry and Josephine County line and northward into the Kalmiopsis Wilderness in Oregon.