Smith River principal Paige Swan speaks at an assembly Monday: “Students are what this building is all about.” Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
“It’s been a long time coming.”
Those words from the famous Sam Cooke song, “A Change is Gonna Come,” were spoken by several people in Smith River on Monday as school staff, students and community members celebrated the grand opening of the Smith River Community Gymnasium.
Ex-assistant principal’s lawyers can’t convince judge to overturn the jury’s verdict against him
An alcohol-related crash that killed one person sent another to state prison Monday when former Crescent Elk Middle School Assistant Principal Coulter Mann was sentenced to three years on charges of driving under the influence and causing injury.
There’s also slight chance advisory vote may be delayed
County supervisors’ approval of a Jefferson-state advisory measure for the June 3 ballot means tight deadlines for those wanting to submit arguments for and against the movement, according to the Del Norte County elections officer.
Del Norte County Superior Court felony and misdemeanor sentencings for the week of Feb. 21–27 include:
• Charles I. Hodson, 59, Crescent City, was sentenced to one day in County Jail, three years probation, 40 hours of community work service and fined $1,436 for allowing a place for maintaining a controlled substance
Analysis looks mainly at what California is providing
California provides more total funding for county services, schools and transportation projects than is generated locally in Del Norte, officials said at a workshop Thursday focusing on the Jefferson state proposal.