>Crescent City California News, Sports, & Weather | The Triplicate

News Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google
Updated 6:35pm - Dec 22, 2014

Home arrow News arrow Northcoast Life

Northcoast Life

Wishes Come True

Read more...
Wyatt Patton, almost 6, smiles after opening a set of walkie talkies, which he requested for Christmas and received through Operation Santa. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Wyatt Patton could barely contain his excitement, which is understandable for a kid who’s going to turn 6 in four days. But that wasn’t why he was excited. He was excited because Santa Claus arrived early and gave him exactly what he asked for. “Walkie talkie! Walkie talkie!” Wyatt exclaimed, jumping up and down with his mother, Britney, looking on.

“I think it’s absolutely amazing,” she said. “He’s been nonstop talking about it since four months ago.”


Church Notebook: Christmas time at last

You know what I miss from the old days?

Caroling!

I remember going with a group, first of young people and later, as an adult, from my church in a little town in upstate New York, to sing. 


Fairy tales and religion

This is the season in which the power of religion presents us with magical displays in our homes and communities. 

It is also a time when we have blended folk tales and customs with profound sacredness. 


Hero Shop

Read more...
Submitted
About 70 kids showed up at Walmart on Saturday for “Shop with a Hero,” where kids got to shop for Christmas presents with members of local law enforcement, firefighters and Coast Guard servicemen from the Dorado.


‘Edventures’ club organizes Polar Plunge

Read more...
DNHS student Derek Higgins, right, looks for turtles with his new friend Ramone, left, last year in Costa Rica. Higgins and another student traveled there with sponsorship from the World Edventures Booster Club, which is hoping to raise funds to send students to the Mediterranean this summer. Submitted
Folks looking for an original way to bring in the new year and shake off their New Year’s Eve hangover can take a plunge — into Crescent City Harbor.

Del Norte High School’s World Edventures Booster Club is hosting its first ever Polar Bear Plunge and Chili Cook-Off on New Year’s Day. After sprinting into the ocean and back out, people can warm up with some chili and a hot shower. The event is a fundraiser that will help pay for seven high school students to explore the Mediterranean coast this summer.


Holiday Events

Light show at DN Fairgrounds

The Del Norte County Fairgrounds is decked out with thousands of lights as the drive-through Christmas Light Show continues. The event will be held 6-9 p.m. through Christmas Eve. Suggested donation is $5 per car.


Sounds of the Season

Read more...
Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Bess Maxwell Elementary School on Wednesday “filled the house” as parents came to hear their kids perform in the school band for the school’s winter concert. Since Del Norte County Unified School District hired a new full-time music teacher at the elementary school level and a part-time music teacher at Redwood School, winter concerts have been drawing quite the crowd, Superintendent Don Olson told School Board members Thursday.

“We have 162 fifth-grade band students this year,” he said. “(The concerts) are filling the house. It’s been an amazing turnout.”


Service for those with holiday blues

The holidays are usually a time to break out the lights, bake cookies and celebrate with family, but for some, getting into the spirit of the season can be a chore.

For those who are grieving the death of a loved one or have suffered any other loss, the Blue Christmas service at the United Methodist Church on Wednesday can offer a respite from the fun and the frolic. Pastor Carol Layton, who has overseen a grief support group at the church for about 10 years, said she started the Blue Christmas service five years ago to create a space of remembrance and peace.


Supporting CASA

CASA of Del Norte raised about $2,000 at its annual spaghetti dinner last week and an additional $1,200 at its magic show this weekend.

Donors included Pelican Bay State Prison. Communications Manager Robert Losacco presented a check of $925 to CASA at the spaghetti dinner.


Senior Sleuth: Minister Tabi Roberts’s Christmas message

Cornerstone Assembly of God leader speaks at Ladies Christmas Celebration

Tabi Roberts held the audience in rapt attention as she wove a tale around the women of the Bible, leading up to the Virgin Mary and the birth of Jesus. 

She was speaking at the Ladies Christmas Celebration and Dinner last Thursday at the Fairgrounds Arts and Crafts building. 

It was quite a festive event, selling out all 170 tickets. The ladies’ groups represented churches from all over town. They all looked lovely and were definitely filled with the holy spirit.   


<< Start < Previous page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next page > End >>



Del Norte Triplicate:

312 H Street
P.O. Box 277
Crescent City, CA 95531

(707) 464-2141
webmaster@triplicate.com

Follow The Triplicate headlines on Follow The Triplicate headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use