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April’s early summery weather attracted many who flocked to area waterways over the weekend.

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Rising high above the surf, the Battery Point Lighthouse has been a fixture of Crescent City since it was built in 1856. But, who lives there?

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After pleading guilty to false declaration of candidacy, former Crescent City councilman Alex Campbell has been sentenced to two years of probation, two days in jail and a $1,600 fine.

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The College of the Redwoods Agriculture program will be holding its 31st annual plant sale on Friday, April 23, from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the CR greenhouse on the main Eureka campus, with a possible additional day Friday, April 30, from…

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Bob Ames Jr., a well known Crescent City resident, was recently recognized and honored for his military service during WWII by the Del Norte Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. April 17 found the Chapter members visiting the Ames’ country residence, with congratulations and thanks …

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Easter has come and gone, however in our preparation for this holiday, we received some valuable information from our young patrons that needs to be shared with you. As we set out to create fun activities, we found ourselves perplexed: How exactly does the Easter Bunny deliver eggs? Here are…

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In true Del Norte fashion, two local businesses — Fog Bank Clothing Company and Olive Wood Designs — teamed up to create a raffle to fundraise for the nonprofit, Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, of Del Norte.

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Are you looking to give back? Are you wanting to get involved with our library? Volunteering may be the path for you. We love our volunteers because they help make our library and our community a stronger place.

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College of the Redwoods presents the 2021 Juried Student Exhibition opening April 13, with a virtual reception and awards ceremony at 3 p.m. This online exhibition of student work, available at www.redwoods.edu/artgallery, will feature outstanding examples of recent student work made in CR c…

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Fear has an evolutionary foundation. The emotion of fear was intended to keep you safe. Fear triggered the fight or flight reflex. When you felt threatened, you would either run from the danger, or fight it head on.

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In partnership with Del Norte County Behavioral Health, we are proud to bring to you a free webinar series highlighting a best seller, Are u ok?: A Guide to Caring for Your Mental Health by Kati Morton, LMFT. Upon your registration, you will also receive a free copy of the book, while suppli…

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After 31 years in Crescent City, Vickey Stamps is still awed at the scenery she gets to see. On Friday, she visited the harbor and snapped this phot as rain began to clear out of the area. If you have photos you would like to share, email them to worldeditor@countrymedia.net.

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Groups and organizations planning summer youth programs, camps and activities in Curry, Del Norte and Humboldt counties are encouraged to apply for mini-grants offered in partnership by the Wild Rivers Community Foundation, Humboldt Area Foundation, McLean Foundation, Patricia D. and William…

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In 1975, a group of women concerned about challenges to California agriculture got together to “speak on behalf of the busy farmer” and educate consumers and legislators about farming issues. Today, the CWA has become one of the largest all-volunteer advocacy groups in the nation, consisting…

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It was a Friday in late August when four jet boats made their way up the Klamath River under a cloudless blue sky. The boats carried three tribal chairs. From the Karuk Tribe, there was Russell “Buster” Attebery, who’d found pride as a boy catching salmon from the river and bringing them hom…

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Northern California Rotary clubs are launching their inaugural North Coast Ethics in Business Awards and are seeking nominations for those recognitions. Rotary District 5130, comprised of 47 Rotary clubs, six Rotaract clubs and more than 2,700 members in Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino,…

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Your library. Delivered. Zip Books is one of the many services we offer and it is free. If we don't have your book, then you can request it through the Zip program. Zip Books is easy to use, and extremely popular with the public. When you return your item, it is considered for the library co…

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Alex Armstrong, a senior at Sunset High School, is moving on to the state Poetry Out Loud competition after being selected as the county’s winner.

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After an exceptional 2020 season, the Siskiyou Mountain Club is hiring interns for their 2021 Wilderness Conservation Corps, an intensive summer program that includes 47 days of field work restoring the region’s most remote and spectacular backwoods trails. More information and applications …

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David Galchutt can pinpoint the exact moment he knew he wanted to be an artist; a moment that came early on in his life.

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We love our patrons, and today, we highlight the beautiful words of one of our long-time friends, Terah Van Dusen. Has the library helped you? If you would like to contribute to our Library Love campaign by sharing your story with us, send us a message; we would love to hear from you.

OREGON DIVORCEE AGNES Anne “Annie” LeRoi arrived in Phoenix in the first few months of 1931 with her best friend and roommate, schoolteacher Hedvig “Sammy” Samuelson. They were climate refugees: Sammy had tuberculosis, and at the time the only cure for “consumption” was a dry climate and rest.

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2021 marks the 18th year of volunteers removing European beachgrass at Big Dune nan-ts’vn (mountain in Tolowa Dee-ni’) in Tolowa Dunes State Park, where state parks staff recruited Donna Thompson, John Mertes, Susan Calla and others to begin this habitat restoration so long ago.

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Southwestern Oregon Community College fall term honor roll, Curry and Del Norte County residents:

Artist Jonathan Gaetke - Upcoming Exhibit

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This week, local seafood will be distributed and prepared across the North Coast, kicking off a four-month program to increase local access to seafood while providing economic support to local fishermen. DNATL Community Food Council received Fishermen COVID Relief funds from Catch Together, …

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On paper, Madison Farley plays third base for the Del Norte High School Warriors softball team, but she is much more than that.

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Coast Central Credit Union announced it is currently accepting applications for its college scholarships, available to all high school seniors graduating this year from schools in Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity counties. Generally, up to 13 scholarships are awarded in the amount of $5,000 e…

We extend a heartfelt thank you to our valuable friend and supporter, Ruth Rhodes for her personal account on how the Library has helped her. If you would like to contribute to our Library Love campaign by sharing your story with us, send us a message by writing us at info@delnortecountylibr…

Clide Mason Lewis was born January 12, 2021 at 6:32 a.m. at Sutter Coast Hospital in Crescent City. At birth, Clide weighed 9 pounds 1 ounce and was 21.5 Inches long. Clide’s parents are Jerime and Jamyelynn Lewis of Crescent City. Also celebrating Clide’s birth is his brother Henrie Lewis a…

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We thought a brief update from Public Health was a good idea. Last week, our county qualified to move back to the less restrictive Red Tier. This means that some businesses can reopen at limited capacity and not try to conduct business outdoors (not a good option in Del Norte during the wint…

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The Del Norte County Library strives to provide programs and services to be of an impact and a bright spot in your day. Today, we thank our friend and patron, Kendra, for her kind words about our library. If you would like to contribute to our Library Love campaign by sharing your story with…