Rain quells the smoke

Evacuated Brookings residents allowed to return

Days of humid and wet weather have made work easier for firefighters on the lines … Read more

Guild presents quilts to veterans

The Lighthouse Quilt Guild presented hand-made quilts to four local veterans who are also U.S. … Read more

Shaker Church fire investigation ongoing

Rebuilding effort begins

A GoFundMe page has been created to help rebuild the Shaker church, which burned to … Read more

Del Norte unemployment up slightly, still below 2016

Unemployment in Del Norte County increased slightly in August but is somewhat less than the … Read more

Howe Drive Beach Access project to start up Monday

The Crescent City Howe Drive Beach Access project is scheduled to start Monday and continues … Read more

Semi truck crash injures passenger

Traffic on U.S. 199 was reduced to one lane most of Friday after a tractor- … Read more

Two airlines submit proposals

Two airlines are vying to replace PenAir as the Essential Air Service provider for Del … Read more

Travel Channel dives into local shipwreck tonight

The deadliest shipwreck in California waters and a pivotal moment in Del Norte County history … Read more

Riese raided, guns seized

Federal agents seized more than two dozen guns from former Del Norte County District Attorney … Read more

kids feed veterans

Sophia and Helena Long serve spaghetti to Del Norte County Sheriff’s Cmdr. Bill Steven on … Read more

You can still recycle, but you won’t get paid

Del Norters can still recycle their bottles and cans locally, however with Julindra shutting its … Read more

Gitlin apologizes,others stick to guns

A demand for an apology from Del Norte County Supervisor Roger Gitlin dominated much of … Read more

Pitch in and help clean up the coast

The Smith River Alliance, in cooperation with other local and state agencies, will be hitting … Read more

Pages of History: 1927 — Confessed moonshiner is acquitted

From the Pages of the Crescent City American, September 1927: The case of the State … Read more

County's only recycling center is closing business

Julindra up for sale

The only facility that accepted bottles and cans for recycling in Del Norte County is … Read more

Smoke clears on coast, inland fires remain

While the winds may have moved the smoke away from the coast, wildland fires continue … Read more

Woman with dogs trapped in crashed car for days

A Crescent City woman is recovering after being trapped inside her car for several days … Read more

Coastal cleanup seeks helpers

The Smith River Alliance, in cooperation with many other local and state agencies, will be … Read more

Sweet summer rain

Wet weather will give way to hot and dry conditions

Monsoonal moisture brought a little bit of rain to Del Norte County the past two … Read more

Rain helps wildfire crews

A day of localized rain was enough to slow, but not stop a couple local … Read more

Letter: Many facts contradict official story about 9/11 attacks

Being intentionally betrayed is unbearably difficult for all of us to accept. Being lied to … Read more

Dreamers brace for the worst

Although reluctant to call attention to themselves, many young immigrants attending school, working and raising … Read more

City gives RHS grant to Food Council

At a special meeting Tuesday, the Crescent City Council voted unanimously to reallocate already-granted money … Read more

Smoke brings influx of patients with respiratory issues to hospital

Heavy smoke blanketing Del Norte County from local wildfires brought a greater number of respiratory … Read more

Hospital donates to Red Cross relief for Chetco Bar Fire

Sutter Health has donated $25,000 to the Southwest Oregon Chapter of the American Red Cross … Read more

Rhodes receives leadership award from college

Del Norte English professor Ruthe Rhodes has received the Kathryn G. Smith Leadership Award from … Read more

Biologist to speak on changing ocean environment

Wildlife biologist Keith Bensen will discuss the changing ocean environment from the bluffs at Point … Read more

Fires spark questions

Unusual number of suspicious fires started in county in past six months

With all the wildland fires currently burning in the western states, it may be easy … Read more

Letter: Berkowitz trip to D.C. can help us make a difference

Almost 100 years ago Willie Sutton was asked why he robbed banks. His answer was … Read more

Harbor Board updating land use plan

As it seeks to reduce a deficit, pay down a $5.3 million loan and generate … Read more

Nurse-Family Partnership marks five years

Program serves first-time mothers and children living in poverty

Alexandria Vineyard was three months pregnant, four months sober and new to Crescent City when … Read more

One held after firing gun at Pt. St. George

Del Norte County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Crescent City man Wednesday for shooting into an … Read more

Chetco Bar Fire threatens piece of World War II history

Blaze could destroy site of only bombing of U.S. during the war

The massive Chetco Bar “megafire” has burned more than 140,000 acres in its march toward … Read more

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