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Eyes on the sky

Alan Barron doesn’t know exactly how many Christmas Bird Counts he’s participated in, but he can pinpoint the exact day birds began to fascinate him.

A male orchard oriole in Smith River was one of the most exciting finds during the annual Christmas Bird Count. Credit: Dan Pancamo

“I was six years old and my grandmother’s birdfeeders in St. Louis,” he said. “She had this patio set up and there were blue jays and cardinals and all this bright colored stuff and it grabbed the little kid. I’ve held onto that and I guess that day I also started tracing the birds on the birdseed bag. I started drawing them too.”

Lesbians, breakfast and nuclear war

Elizabeth Coburn, Bre Ellis, Karen Martinez and Jaime Legate look on as Kady Pomerleau-Corpstein dives face first into a quiche. The five ladies are the main characters in Found Agate Theatre’s performance “5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche.” Del Norte Triplicate/ Jessica Cejnar
New theater group opening first play, 
‘5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche,’ on Friday  

A new theater group will make its debut on Christmas Day with a play that aims to have audience members gripping their sides in laughter.

Found Agate Theatre, which is under the umbrella of Gateway Education, will show Evan Linder and Andrew Hobgood’s play “5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche.” The five-woman play stars Elizabeth Coburn, Bre Ellis, Jaime Legate, Karen Martinez and Kady Pomerleau-Corpstein. Kirsten Randrup directs the play.

Blues Thunder rollin’ in

Brad Wilson and the Rollin’ Blues Thunder Band play in Smith River on New Year’s Eve.
Brad Wilson and his Rollin’ Blues Thunder Band will make his second appearance in Del Norte County this year to ring in 2016.

Wilson, who performed at the Blues, Brews & Cruise event during Sea Cruise in October, will be at Lucky 7 Casino in Smith River for New Year’s Eve. Concertgoers will hear hits from Wilson’s most recent album, “Blues Thunder,” which came out in June, and tunes from a new live album that will come out in February.

Whale watch guide returns to lookout

The Oregon State Parks program Whale Watching Spoken Here will return Sunday with volunteers sharing tips and education material on spotting California gray whales migrating south.

Drive-through live Nativity

Daniel Ankele and Lauri Clay play Mary and Joseph on Friday in Calvary Chapel’s live nativity scene. Del Norte Triplicate / Jessica Cejnar
Calvary Chapel, Faith Tabernacle and Pelican Bay EV Free produce show 

Lauri Clay and Daniel Ankele play Mary and Joseph on Friday at Calvary Chapel of the Redwoods’ first-ever Live Nativity Drive Through.

Santa comes to Bess Maxwell kindergarten

Kindergartners at Bess Maxwell Elementary School on Friday admire the presents they received through Pelican Bay State Prison’s Operation Santa program. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Alex Hooper watched his classmates receive a gift from Santa, but his hands itched to open the package he held in his lap.

One by one Santa handed a wrapped present to each kindergartner at Bess Maxwell Elementary School on Friday as their classmates looked on. When the final youngster sat back down, the big guy shouted, “One, two three... open them.”

Cory's People: ‘Easy’ finds an Open Door

“Easy” strikes me as the kind of guy who would give you the shirt off his back. He says he’s “Heinz 57”... Spanish, French, Navajo, and Portuguese. He’s friendly and forthcoming. You can’t help but smile when you talk with him.

Birth: Zaylia Alice-Jean Pearce

Zaylia Alice-Jean Pearce was born Dec. 1, 2015 at Sutter Coast Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds 12 ounces and measured 20 1/2 inches. Zaylia’s parents are Jamie and Breanne Pearce, of Crescent City. Her siblings are Linaya, Holdyn, Corina, Sophia, Trista, Robin and Jaylene Pearce. Zaylia’s grandparents are Trina and Scott Dalton, of Bonanza, Oregon, David and Corky Buffington, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, and the late Tressie Kay O’Kelly. Zaylia’s great grandparents are Alice and Henry Strauch, of Junction City, Oregon.

Crescent elves

A sixth-grade class at Crescent Elk Middle School has been industrious “elves” the past month. Students in Room 2 collected much-needed items for troops overseas and made holiday cards to accompany them. They also made placemats for the Del Norte Senior Center and holiday cards for Addie Meedom House and the Crescent City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Free meals for kids during break

Children ages 18 and younger can get a free breakfast and lunch at the First 5 Family Resource Center while school is out for the holidays.

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