In a parade of purple chalk, walkers young and old strolled through the roads of the Tolowa Dee-ni’ Nation’s reservation to promote resilience and community during domestic violence and sexual assault awareness month on Saturday, October 12. 

(From left to right) Del Norte Childcare Council executive director Melodee Mitchell, former First 5 Del Norte executive director Patti Vernelson, and Crescent City mom Hilary Fahning hug in front of the Wonder Bus during an emotional ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct. 8. After two years out of…

In an array of color, meticulously placed bottle caps creating a sunset ocean scene fill a portion of the wall surrounding the Wastewater Treatment Plant next to Beachfront Park. 

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Crescent City will host two Beachfront Park meetings on Oct. 14, from 12-1 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m., to discuss the most popular options for the park’s improvement.  

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Crescent City, sometimes referred to as the nation’s tsunami capital, continues to prepare its residents for any number of disasters.  


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Pastor Blake Inscore looks back at the history of Crescent City’s First Baptist Church and is struck by the story of its founding, as the church celebrates its 70 anniversary this Sunday.

The Yurok Tribe is one of the first two indigenous nations in the U.S. to receive the United Nations Development Programme’s Equator Prize, awarded Sept. 24. 


Three regional Indian tribes, two nonprofit groups and the Del Norte Unified School District recently pooled their resources to provide a first-ever week of free eye exams for limited-income children and adults.

Lisa Kramer was no stranger to the benefits of acupuncture when she moved to Gasquet from Colorado 32 years ago. Having researched the subject, Kramer had received treatments for stress, neck and shoulder pain, and for her knee surgery.


While the beaches and forested areas of Del Norte County bring visitors from around the world to marvel at their beauty, a closer look can reveal tons of trash piled under brush and behind rocks. 

State Farm agent Lisa McKeown donated a check for $330 to CASA of Del Norte as part of the national State Farm Insurance promotion “Quotes for Good.” State Farm agents select a local nonprofit to benefit. Anyone who calls the local agent for a quote, and mentions that nonprofit, prompts a $5…


Rowdy Creek Park in Smith River was filled Aug. 14 with laughing children, live music, games and the chatter of friends. 

It soon will be Coastal Cleanup Day in Del Norte County, when you can join family, friends, neighbors and co-workers in cleaning up the beaches and coastal areas. 

Our recently-hired reporters in Crescent City and Brookings are now hitting their stride, providing increasingly relevant coverage of the activities and residents in Country Media’s two new communities. Your ongoing positive feedback underscores that.

Billy Hartwick laid on the floor of his hotel room in mid-2018, a gun in his mouth. He thought he wanted his life to end.

Joben Ryan Forsht, son of Ryan and Candace Forsht of Crescent City, was born at 9:33 p.m. June 8.


After two years away, the Wonder Bus will return to Del Norte County … new and improved.

The California Redwoods Art Association and the 2nd Street Gallery and Gift Shop will host the third-annual Florence Keller Art Show from Sept. 11-15 in the Crescent City Cultural Center.


Crescent City came alive last week for the three-year anniversary celebration of the Downtown Divas’ First Friday event.

The Tolowa Dee-Ni’ Nation celebrated its “Dee-Ni’ Day” in Smith River on Sept. 7. And after 14 years now, the organizers know what works and draws visitors.

The sound intensified in the Arts and Crafts building at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds as more than 300 local residents filled the room for a spaghetti feed and silent auction to support Poy-Wuson Aguilar.


Susan Tietjen of Crescent City knew she had wanted to write all her life. With her latest novel, “Grace Without Grace: Stumbling Into Romance,” having just gone live on Sept. 6, Tietjen has come a long way since she finished her first novel as a fifth-grader.


Crescent City brewery Port O’ Pints overwhelmed the competition in winning a Best in Show award at the 16th-annual “Hops in Humboldt” event Aug. 26 in Fortuna, California, about 18 miles south of Eureka.