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Tolowa to dance Saturday

Members of the Tolowa Nation will present a dance demonstration Saturday that’s meant to re-establish positive relationships between humans and the earth.

The Na-dosh is a renewal ceremony traditionally performed inside a redwood plank house. But on Saturday the demonstration will be held in a redwood grove overlooking the Smith River, according to a Redwood National and State Parks press release.

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Wedding: Nickell, Miles

Read more...Sarah Nickell and Pete Miles were married on May 24, 2014 at Abernethy Center in Oregon City, Ore. 

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Graduation: Peterson

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George Peterson
George Peterson graduated with a BS in civil engineering from Oregon State University on June 14. He was also commissioned into the United States Air Force as a second lieutenant.

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Birth: Bracht

Read more...Viktor Jameson Bracht was born June 9 at Fort Walton Medical Center in Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

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Birth: Duncan

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Ryker James Duncan
Ryker James Duncan was born Feb. 15 at Sutter Coast Hospital in Crescent City.

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Gleaning wisdom: Waste not, want not

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Shirley Burr, left, and Kelly Nolan stand in Burr’s expansive garden, which was part of the gleaning project. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
I once walked through an almond orchard after the harvest. Almonds are harvested commercially by a machine that shakes the tree so the ripe nuts fall onto a tarp. It sure beats picking each almond by hand, but it also leaves a lot of not-quite-ripe nuts behind. I picked one handful. There were hundreds more on every tree in the orchard.

When I started farming a few years later, I took over a field that had been planted in onions. A few weeks after the last harvest, a group of visiting friends collected dozens of pounds of onions from a small corner of the field. They were very small onions, left on the ground either because they slipped through the harvesting equipment or because the farmers simply didn’t have a market for them. Hundreds of pounds got plowed into the field the next spring.

Many crops, even in our days of hyper-efficient machines, are harvested in ways that leave plenty of edible produce behind.

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Church Notebook: Give folks a chance to welcome visitors to congregation

It turned out to be a pretty nice Fourth after all.

When I saw the overcast  weather, I thought, “Oh, no, our visitors will be disappointed again!”

I was reminded of the Fourth a few years ago when the weather turned out to be really disagreeable. I had stopped at Safeway after church and had pulled my cart close to the rack to leave plenty of room for others to get past me. Reading a label, I barely noticed the woman who said, “Excuse me!” as she sashayed by. Since neither of us encroached on the space of the other, I nodded and kept reading. Then, she snarled at me, “Well! So much for your so-called California hospitality!” and quickly flounced down the aisle. 

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Star-studded stage at Cape Blanco

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Brad Paisley will headline the Cape Blanco Country Music Festival Aug. 1–3 along with the likes of artists Eric Church and Dierks Bentley. Courtesy of Brad Paisley
Country music lovers are in for a special treat early next month — three days of performances from artists like Brad Paisley, Eric Church and Dierks Bentley on the Oregon coast.

The Cape Blanco Country Music Festival will be held on private land three miles east of Cape Blanco Lighthouse in Sixes, Ore., about five miles north of Port Orford. The festival runs Aug. 1–3.

Cape Blanco’s country music festival is hosted by Bi-Mart and is the coastal cousin of Bi-Mart’s Willamette Country Music Festival in Brownsville, Ore. The Willamette Country Music Festival is Aug. 15-17.

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Imaginations rule at performing arts camp

Before Lighthouse Repertory Theater wraps up its summer performing arts day camp, students will test their acting skills in front of an audience.

But the program won’t stop at acting. Youngsters will become playwrights as well as set and costume designers, said LRT President Nina Burgess. They will learn about character development, the components of a story and the concepts of conflict and resolution. The program will culminate with a performance at the Del Norte County Fair, Burgess said.

“We’re not taking from a set piece of something that’s in the system already,” she said. “We are creating it, and at the end of camp we’re going to be formatting different storybooks for the kids so they can take these stories home with them.”

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Sand Castles by the Sea brings crowds to the beach

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John Patrick works on his sand castle on Thursday at the first event on the Fourth of July festival’s program. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
They had only been there for about two hours, but already they had built domes, seashell walls, bridges and a double moat.

While her cousins reinforced the structure with more sand, 8-year-old Jadelynn Hintz became a one-girl bucket brigade.

“Get out of her way!” one of the adults shouted. 

Ten trips later, the moat sprang to life and water flowed back to the creek.

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