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Top yule tree selected

Chet and Lynda O’Neill’s tree placed first in the voting. Submitted Photo
Who had the best decorated Christmas tree in Del Norte County?

According to the people who voted in a contest held at the Addie Meedom House over New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, it was Chet and Lynda O’Neill. 

Their tree gathered the most votes among the entries that were submitted. The entrees could be submitted by sending a printed picture of the tree or submitting it by e-mail. Each vote cost $1. Chet and Lynda’s tree garnered the most votes and was declared the winner.

The total amount collected was $114, which has been donated to the Del Norte County Senior Center.

Sid the Science Kid bound forCrescent City

KEET-TV is bringing Sid the Science Kid to Crescent City and Eureka.

KEET-TV Public Television for the North Coast’s Ready To Learn Service is bringing PBS Kids’ energetic and inquisitive preschool star to meet and greet children and their families at two appearances on the North Coast.

The costumed character will visit the Del Norte First 5 Family Resource Center at 494 Pacific Ave. in Crescent City on Friday from 9 a.m. to noon.

Art Scene January 3, 2009

CAN, Payless ShoeSource distribute shoes

Sherri Wilder, Forrest Foreman II, Hanna Rivers, Ryan Wilder and Nicholas Rivers with shoe gift coupons. Submitted Photo
Payless ShoeSource has selected Community Assistance Network (CAN) as a partner in the Payless Shoes 4 Kids Program, a national grass-roots effort to deliver $1 million of free shoes to children of families in need this holiday season.

The $15 shoe gift coupons are redeemed toward a pair of children’s shoes at Payless ShoeSource.

Nonprofit interest to participate in this program was overwhelming. With more than 2,600 nonprofits applying, only 630 were selected to help blanket the nation with the free gift of shoes.


Local office joins effort

‘Gift of sight’ tests are free

Our office has chosen to participate in the “Give the Gift of Sight” campaign, a public service of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (FAAO).

This year, EyeCare America Seniors EyeCare Program may be the greatest gift to give during the holiday season. The national non-profit organization encourages friends and family in California to call the Seniors EyeCare Program at (800) 222-EYES and connect the seniors in their lives with a no-cost eye exam.

Women with local ties finish basic training

 Army Pfc. Krystal B. McGoldrick and Army Pvt. Jacqueline C. Oliver have graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

McGoldrick is the daughter of Bill McGoldrick of Sacramento, and Gaila Wright Ball of Smith River. She is a 2008 graduate of Rio Linda Senior High School.

A 2008 graduate of Del Norte High School, Oliver is the daughter of Catherine Oliver of Smith River.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldiers studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches, and field training exercises.

Cash, books given

Billie Hall, left, representing the Smith River United Methodist Church, and Gerry Livingston of the Wild Rivers Community Foundation. Submitted Photo
The Wild Rivers Community Foundation gave out over $20,000 in cash and books on Dec. 17 at a reception for the grantees at the Howonquet Hall in Smith River.

The purpose of the reception was to thank the grantees for the work they do in our region to assist those in need.

Births Published December 31, 2008

Student Spotlight for December 31, 2008

Little red caboose

As it was found off of Kings Valley Road in 1987 (Submitted)


Relic’s restoration
an unfinished project


 A small piece of Del Norte County’s history sits idly at the fairgrounds.
In 20 years, what was once part of the Del Norte Railroads has gone from a falling-down shack to an almost complete caboose.

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