James Bavin of Arcata powered his was through the five-mile race in a time of 57:46 to win the first ever Noll Stand Up Paddle Board Race.
17 stand up paddlers, one kayaker participate in Rhyn Noll’s new competition
The first ever Noll Stand Up Paddle Board Race was greeted with sunny skies and calm water on Saturday morning as the event kicked off with a 5-mile paddle from Garth’s Beach to South Beach along the Crescent City coast.
“We really couldn’t have asked for a better day for it than that,” said Rhyn Noll, who organized and participated in the race. “The ocean was calm and the sun was out — we all got a little bit burnt on Saturday.”
As it finalizes a plan to improve transportation between regions throughout California, Caltrans is asking for the public to review the Draft 2015 Interregional Transportation Strategic Plan (ITSP) and offer comments on how California can improve interregional travel in a safe, integrated and sustainable way.
Salmon is smoked the traditional way at the Smith River Rancheria Dee-nií Day held last September. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Tribe members explore importance of tradition in diet
Days of active genocide and diaspora may have passed for local native peoples, but the consequences of that violent history have been far reaching, resulting in a seemingly endless battle to recover and reinstate traditional uses for ancestral lands.
Local Native American tribes may soon be able to sustain more easily some of their cultural traditions requiring native plants, as the National Park Service has proposed to modify the regulation governing the gathering of plants in national parks nationwide.
Advocates with True North Organizing Network will meet with school, county and tribal leaders Wednesday in the hopes that they will develop a proposal to improve parent involvement in Del Norte County schools.