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Forest roads already closing

Road closure gates on the Smith River National Recreation Area have already started to shutter this season as a precaution against the spread of Port Orford cedar root disease.

Gates leading to Young’s Valley Trail, Summit Valley Trail and Gunbarrel Trail are all expected to be closed this week, according to Forest Service officials.

'Art on Wheels'

Stan Hogberg won Best in Show for his and his son Erik’s six-year restoration project, a 1937 Ford Woodie classic. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Local man claims top award at Crescent City’s annual classic car show  

Stan Hogberg was alone when he accepted the Best in Show award for his 1937 Ford Woodie station wagon at this year’s Sea Cruise, but the Crescent City resident said the award also belongs to his son Erik.

“It took us about six years to build it,” he said. “We started from scratch. We built all the wood panels from scratch.”

Hot Rods

Pat Ruelle of Piercy polishes his 1964 Chevy Impala drop top. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Crowds admired classic cars from Model T’s to Camaros on Friday as Crescent City kicked off its annual Sea Cruise car show. While people inspected engines, upholstery and gear shafts outside, volunteers with the Northern Knights Car Club had just registered the show’s 308th entry.  

“These are all memories of our youth,” said Pat Ruelle, polishing his 1964 Chevy Impala drop top. “All us old guys want our youth back.”

Klamath quota filled

Anglers meet allotment of 2014 fall Chinook salmon  

The entire 2014 quota for Klamath River fall Chinook salmon was expected to be met by Friday night, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Businesses form crime watch

Local businesses are working with each other and law enforcement to keep track of suspicious activity downtown.

The Business Improvement District has put the finishing touches on its new neighborhood watch group, which board member Cheryl Corpstein said has been in the works since spring. The group, which asked the City Council this week for permission to post signs at various locations around downtown, aims to keep its members aware of crime events in the area via a phone tree and also to meet regularly with law enforcement in regard to current levels of criminal activity.

Controlled burns may begin soon

California State Parks firefighters watch a prescribed burn in Del Norte County. Several controlled burns on public lands are planned to begin as early as this weekend. Submitted
Although some monstrous wildfires in the region like the Happy Camp Complex continue to smolder, 2014 has transitioned from unplanned wildfires in hot and dry summer conditions to prescribed fall burning on lands managed by federal and state agencies.


Prescribed burns by Redwood National and State Parks and Six Rivers National Forest could start as early as this weekend. Land managers have to seize the narrow fall window when conditions are dry enough to burn, but not so dry that state and federal firefighters need to be available to battle blazes elsewhere in the region.

Forum planned Wednesday for Library Board candidates

Del Norters will be able to hear from candidates for the library’s Board of Trustees at a forum on Wednesday.

Caltrans: Expect traffic delays near highway projects

Some travel delays are expected as work continues through Oct. 16 on several highway projects in Del Norte County, according to the California Department of Transportation.

Schools lock down over report of gun

Students at Crescent Elk Middle School and Joe Hamilton Elementary School went into “shelter in place” mode Friday while officials investigated reports that a weapon might have been brought to Crescent Elk.

News of Record Oct. 3–9, 2014

These are the misdemeanor and felony sentencings provided by the Del Norte County Superior Court for the dates of Oct. 3–9:

Fabian Pena, 23, Crescent City, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and three years of probation and fined $833 for alcohol-related reckless driving and a probation violation.

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