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Howonquet Hall in Smith River sparkled with Christmas lights and décor, as representatives from local organizations mingled and munched on desserts handmade through the Brookings-Harbor High School Youth Transition Program.

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Kids will get a night out - and parents a night off - at the Del Norte County Recreation Department’s Kids Night Out.

The Redwood Caregiver Resource Center is offering a video discussion group titled “Understanding Dementia” from 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Dec. 11 in the boardroom at the Del Norte Senior Center, 1765 Northcrest Dr. in Crescent City.

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The Crescent City Downtown Divas have made the decision, along with the City of Crescent City and ReMax, to postpone First Friday and the downtown Christmas events scheduled for this Friday, Dec. 6th due to weather conditions.

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Tim Palmer is excited to share his latest book, “America’s Great Mountain Trails: 100 Highcountry Hikes of a Lifetime,” He’s written 28 other books since 1980 about the environment, outdoors and adventure travel.

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The College of the Redwoods and Humboldt State University have formalized a partnership designed to make it easier for students who transfer to earn a four-year degree.

The Del Norte County Fairgrounds turned into a winter wonderland last Saturday as the meeting room filled with trees of all colors and sizes. 

For 28 years, Thanksgiving has meant “community” for Crescent City residents looking forward to the annual feast with friends, old and new. This year is no exception.


Jerry Bauer didn’t mean to become Crescent City’s token harp player. He simply wanted to play his harp.

Crescent City Elks Lodge No. 1689 has incorporated two lively community events into its itinerary over the past few months – dance lessons and the occasional Flamingo Fridays. 

Those writing letters to Santa need address their envelopes no further than Crescent City, as Santa's Workshop is coming to town.  

U.S. Rep. Jared Huffman answered Crescent Elk Middle School students’ questions on politics, his job and issues facing Del Norte County on Wednesday, then encouraged the students to be active members of our democracy. 

Students who have completed Licensed Vocational Nursing or Paramedic degrees (LVN/PMED) can now become registered nurses (RNs) in just three semesters at the College of the Redwoods (CR) campus in Crescent City. The first cohort of ten students will begin in the spring 2020 semester.

With seven freezers full of pies, nine crockpots of stewing soup, and Christmas decor galore, it’s once again time for Grace Lutheran Church’s annual Christmas bazaar. 

The sun gleamed through the library windows, resting on fraying book covers and catching dust midair. Soft sounds tickled listeners’ ears as Lisa Lynne’s fingers picked the harp strings.  


You’ve seen those bikes with the big balloon-looking knobby tires. Why would someone ride a bike like that? Here’s why …

Christmas tree permits will be available online and at locations across southwest Oregon, including Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest district offices and Bureau of Land Management offices in Medford, Grants Pass and Coos Bay, beginning Nov. 8. 


Dozens of children in neon T-shirts too long for their height danced around to Bruno Mars’s voice blasting from an iPhone speaker into the football field.  

Fourth-graders in Del Norte County are participating in a series of six safety swim lessons, this week and next, to learn how to stay safe in the county’s numerous bodies of water. 


After Bob West retired from a 30-year career in law enforcement, including six as Crescent City’s chief of police, he wondered what to do with that free time on his hands.

Michael Reid and Yonatan Belik jumped onto their 50cc Honda Ruckus motor scooters on Sept. 7 in Philadelphia ready to ride nearly 9,000 miles for two reasons: to break a Guinness World Record and to highlight the stories of people they met along the way. 

The American Red Cross is seeking donors of all blood types, especially platelet donors and those with type O blood, to ensure a stable supply for patients.

Smokey the Bear helps celebrate the arrival of autumn at the Gasquet Fall Harvest Festival at the U.S. Forest Service Office.

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness continues its 37th Performance Series at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 in Crescent Elk Auditorium, 994 G St., with California Guitar Trio, a returning favorite of Del Norte County audiences.

The Tobacco Free Del Norte Coalition hosted a “Vaping and Youth” town hall meeting Oct. 24 to discuss the growing dangers of youth vaping and possible solutions in Del Norte County.  

When we purchased the Del Norte Triplicate and the Curry Coastal Pilot on July 1, I hit the decks running. Making decisions like crazy, many of which had been long delayed.

Del Norte High School students and families experienced a scare Tuesday afternoon when the school went into lockdown after students reported a possible gun on campus. 

Tucked away in a rural corner of Crescent City is what appears at first glance to be a quiet farm house. But a look inside reveals it’s a small-scale factory.  The interior is perfumed with herbal scents, a production site for what the owners say no one else makes – completely sustainable, o…