Gasquet resident was presented with the French Medal of Honor Tuesday for his service, dropping supplies to the French underground resistance during World War II while serving on a B17 bomber known as Dozy Doats. Del Norte Triplicate / Laura Jo Welter
Editor’s note: This is the second part of a series on the first six months of Del Norte County’s new sheriff, who ran on platform that included a 180-day plan outlining a number of goals he intended to achieve in that time. Find Part 1 (“Six months into the job”) in the Local News section of triplicate.com.
When Sheriff Erik Apperson took the reins of the Sheriff’s Office in early January, one of the most pressing issues he wanted to address was community involvement with law enforcement.
Del Norte County District 1 Supervisor Roger Gitlin is drawing attention to the fact that he has managed to irk local business owners on his implacable campaign to “take a bite” out of the area’s blight.
The 23-year-old Crescent City man facing felony salmon poaching charges for illegally taking and selling salmon and Dungeness crab will serve 30 days in the Del Norte County Jail after pleading guilty on Wednesday.
Joey Young was taken into custody Friday afternoon, his bail set at $30,000, when the Del Norte Superior Court found he had violated a criminal protective order issued to keep him away from the juvenile he’s alleged to have had a sexual relationship with.
The cooler water from the mouth of Blue Creek enters warmer mainstem Klamath, providing thermal refugia for many fish. Courtesy Dave Jensen
Yurok Tribe hosts public forum to discuss recent disagreements about Blue Creek
Another dry year has the lower Klamath River crawling with tepid water and in low supply, putting its fish population in a vulnerable position — this is an issue that should be considered when making fishing policy decisions, people generally agree, but they don’t agree on how the matter should be addressed.
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