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Whale takes brief river tour

Boaters on the Klamath River estuary photograph a gray whale on Wednesday. Photo courtesy of Yurok Environmental Program's Merle Stevenson
 A whale entered the Klamath River on Wednesday afternoon, causing many onlookers to wonder how long the giant mammal might stay — at least until it left an hour later.



Fair prep: Getting ready for the show

Taylor Jones clips a goat — just one of many tasks local 4-H members will do ahead of this year’s fair, which starts Thursday. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
 Oreo did a happy dance when Jasmin Tripp entered his pen with breakfast, bouncing on his two front feet and nudging her with his snout. With her mom looking on, the 11-year-old poured grain into the pig’s bowl, then added leftovers from her family’s breakfast — oatmeal and pancake scraps. Grunting contentedly, Oreo stepped into his bowl to gobble up his food.


Library Board mulls budget

Appointment to fill open seat will be revisited in Aug.  

The Library Board at its July meeting made plans to make plans, but the real decisions will have to wait until August.


Yurok pot sweep yields 13K plants

With the help of the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Drug Enforcement Unit and several other state and federal agencies, the Yurok Tribe is reclaiming parts of the Yurok Reservation that had been severely impacted by marijuana grows.


Help sought in finding man wanted in assault case

 The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted for assault and battery, robbery and vehicle theft.


Three-vehicle wreck claims C.C. woman

A Crescent City woman was killed in a three-vehicle wreck on Highway 199 on Friday afternoon.


Warrior MMA: Coming together as warriors

The new Warrior Mixed Martial Arts team includes Gil Calvio, Arnold Berber, Matt Chadwick, Josh Barnts, Kellin Coffman, Chris Hooper, David Whitaker, Austin Moore, Chad Bond, Brian Carey and coaches Eli Stancliff, Pete Bilancarte, Tracy Yates and Ron Otremba. Warrior MMA says thay have 20 people who have signed up to check out the new team, with about five or six that show up regularly and are “fight ready.” Del Norte Triplicate / Michael Zogg
New mixed martial arts team combines coaches, fighters from Gym Rats and Tsunami MMA

Mixed martial arts has received a makeover in Del Norte County. The Fighting Gym Rats have combined with Tsunami MMA to for a brand new club — Warrior MMA.
“It made more sense in this small of a town to combine our knowledge and all work together,” said Warrior coach and former Tsunami MMA owner Eli Stancliff. “We all live here and we all get along great, so why have two separate teams in a small town?”
As the teams combined they wanted to pick a brand new name, and the Warriors were the obvious choice.


Klamath revitalization: Hotel Opens

Rooms at Redwood Hotel Casino opened for guests Tuesday. The casino is expected to open later this summer. Del Norte Triplicate / James Haban
 $10 million development just part of Yurok Tribe’s vision for town

Hotel options just got a whole lot classier in Klamath. 
On Tuesday, the Yurok Tribe opened the doors of its Redwood Hotel Casino, billed as the only hotel casino property in Redwood National and State Parks, and even with a soft opening, the Holiday Inn Express hotel was nearly sold out on Wednesday and Thursday nights.
The luxurious 60-room hotel, adorned in themes inspired by the Klamath River and Yurok culture, booked at least 20 rooms on the first night it was open, including guests from Germany, Korea and Canada.
“We are excited to bring new, comfortable lodging to the Klamath area,” said Tribal Chairman Thomas O’Rourke Sr. in a press release. “Dozens of new jobs are now in place, and when the casino opens its doors, nearly 100 more new jobs will be created.”


Icon escapes danger again

A sacred religious icon that legends say has survived Huttite blades, Tartan arrows and Swedish invasions experienced another brush with destruction on Thursday evening in Crescent City.
The Black Madonna, a religious icon painted by St. Luke in the 14th century that’s associated with not only near-destruction but also miracles, narrowly escaped another  close call when an accidental fire broke out in the sacristy at 


Smith River NRA gets addition

Another 320 acres of former timber land was added to the Smith River National Recreation Area last week as a result of the Hurdygurdy land purchase brokered by the Smith River Alliance.
The 320-acre acquisition in the watershed of Siskiyou Fork, a tributary to the Middle Fork Smith River, includes a 160-acre parcel purchased by funds from the Land and Water Conservation Fund, which is funded through federal offshore oil and gas drilling revenues, and a 160-acre parcel donated by the Smith River Alliance.

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