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Emergency drill set to test local agencies

Those traveling past the Del Norte County Fairgrounds Monday evening should not be alarmed by the presence of several police cruisers, ambulances and fire trucks. This is just a drill.

Rotary Club remembers Sparrow

Sunrise group funds new picnic area in late member’s name at Beachfront Park 

The Sunrise Rotary Club made a contribution of $5,000 to Crescent City this week to memorialize Tommy Sparrow with a new picnic area in Beachfront Park. 

FFA gets $300,000 grant for agriculture education

Del Norte High School will receive nearly $300,000 next year in grants funds to boost education focused on preparing students for careers in agriculture. 

Ready for business: Market Fresh

Joan Buhler purchases beets from Ocean Air Farms at this year’s first Downtown Farmers and Artisans Market. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
 First farmers market of year set up shop Wednesday, more to come Sat. 

For the first time this year, a Del Nortean assortment of produce, crafts and snacks set-up shop with sunshine and (distant) ocean views on Front Street in Crescent City on Wednesday.

2015 Fire Season: Getting ready

Cal Fire Capt. Polar Bear oversaw a fuel reduction project in the Rock Creek subdivision last week, ahead of the 2015 fire season. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
 Defensible space projects are underway in Del Norte as California faces another high-risk fire season

Monday’s refreshing rain aside, the 2015 fire season is predicted to have the high level of risk on would expect after four years of historic drought in California, and Del Norters are being encouraged to fire up the chainsaw, lube up the loppers and eliminate all the woody fuels needed to make homes as prepared for wildfire.

“The better you take care of your property the more likely it is that you will be able to protect your house,” Cal Fire Capt. Pat Barrington told the Triplicate by phone this week.

'From a location to a nation'

The Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation — formerly the Smith River Rancheria — chose a new name for itself last month when members voted to amend the native tribe’s constitution.

Farmers market uncertified this year

By Jessica Cejnar

Triplicate features editor

Ron Phillips is bracing for a full house when the Crescent City Farmers Market kicks off for another season on Saturday.

Summer meals available to children

Del Norte County Unified School District has teamed up with the Community Food Council to expand its summer lunch program.

Five-minute delays on N. Bank Rd.

Two aging culverts under North Bank Road are flood-prone. Photo courtesy of Caltrans
 Drivers should expect five-minute delays this summer on North Bank Road while a pair of aging culverts deemed unfit for directing water beneath the roadway will be replaced with a bridge.

Tribes come together for salmon relay

260-mile relay covers historic run shortened by dams 

Native Americans from the Yurok, Hoopa, Karuk and Klamath tribes completed their annual 260-mile relay run along the Klamath and Trinity Rivers from the mouth near Klamath all the way to the headwaters in Chiloquin, Oregon.

The relay, now in its 12th year, is run to bring attention to the barriers salmon now face on the river.

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