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The Oregon Department of Forestry and other fire prevention experts urge the public to exercise caution when disposing of yard debris this spring. The drought conditions this year put Oregon at a higher risk of wildfire.

In December 2021, the Yurok Tribal Council issued an emergency declaration in response to multiple missing persons cases and attempted abductions on the reservation and in the Arcata/Eureka area.

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Coach Elija Brunson is obviously pleased with his team of second- to fourth-grade boys who competed for the first time in an organized tournament this past weekend at the Southern Oregon Open in Medford, Oregon.

Pacific Power filed a general rate case with the California Public Utilities Commission proposing a 25.7 percent rate adjustment, or $28 million, to support investments in wildfire mitigation strategies and enhanced vegetation management practices while also responding to inflationary impacts.

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The Crescent City/Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce this year’s 4th of July theme of “Small Towns, Big Hearts” fits right in with the sentiments of this year’s Grand Marshals, Nick and Lisa Rail.

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A young Del Norte High softball team appears to be peaking at an opportune time, as the Warriors get set for the North Coast Section playoffs, which begin this week.

Coast Central Credit Union President/CEO James T. Sessa announced that its Board of Directors has selected 19 exceptional high school seniors for 2022 scholarships out of nearly 60 applications submitted, an increase from 11 last year.  Scholarships are based on the ability to overcome adver…

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The Del Norte County District Attorney’s office is investigating a fatal officer-involved shooting that took place at a home on the 2700 block of Peveler Avenue in the Bertsch-Oceanview community on May 9.

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The Fred Endert Pool is temporarily closed due to a ceiling issue above the pool area that is creating a safety concern. The issue is nonstructural, however it does create a potential safety hazard for anyone using the pool. For the public’s safety, the City will keep the facility closed unt…

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My name s Kaydence Farley, I am 17 years old. I am part of the California High School Rodeo Association District 2 rodeo team. I participate in pole bending, barrel racing, and Queen contest.

As children grow up, parents and caregivers across California face the difficult decision of how to oversee social media use. But is that decision made harder by a lack of legal protections for children in the Golden State? Marc Berkman is CEO of the California-based nonprofit Organization f…

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The traditional trout season opener the last Saturday in April remains one of California’s most celebrated and anticipated outdoor traditions, drawing thousands of anglers to trout fishing destinations such as Burney and Dunsmuir in the north, Bridgeport and Bishop in the eastern Sierra, Mam…

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Elk Valley Casino is proud to announce its new casino at 2021 Elk Ranch Road in Crescent City is now open to the public. Tuesday, April 19, marked the soft opening, where guests saw a first look at the new casino property and amenities. The official grand opening ceremonies commenced on Frid…

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Crescent City Fire and Rescue conducted a controlled “live fire” training exercise April 30, drawing a small crowd of neighbors and onlookers to witness the event.

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On May 12, Jessica Miller, OSU professor of fisheries, wildlife, and conservation sciences, will talk about a very pertinent issue, marine heatwaves. Marine heatwaves are increasing in frequency and intensity around the world.

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A carload of canines was out for a day of perfect weather in Crescent City last week. They are the working staff members of Critters4Service.com, a Klamath-based organization that provides task-trained dogs to children with autism, veterans, and others with special needs.

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A Klamath Falls, Oregon, man has been arrested after losing control of his tanker truck and trailer combination and spilling 3,000 gallons of hot asphalt binder oil onto Highway 199 between Hiouchi and Gasquet on April 28.

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Former Sheriff Randy Waltz was arraigned in Del Norte County Superior Court Tuesday on felony allegations he made false statements on voter registration and election materials. He entered a plea of not guilty.

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This spring, the Redwood Empire Food Bank and Sonoma County Bar Association are inviting the local legal community to come together for one purpose: to end hunger in Sonoma, Lake, Mendocino, Humboldt, and Del Norte counties.

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College of the Redwoods has been named a 2022 Champion for Excelling in Equitable Course Placement in Campuswide English Enrollment & Latinx English Enrollment by the Campaign for College Opportunity. College of the Redwoods successfully supported 100% of students to enroll directly into…

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Two recent reports released in the MMWR use CDC’s National Vital Statistics System to look at death rates in the United States and find that differences in death rates still remain between certain racial and ethnic minority groups.

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The news is great, but there’s still much work to be done, said Susan Peithman of ODOT, referring to Oregon’s recent naming as No. 2 out of 50 for bicycle-friendly states - and first on the West Coast. Earlier this month, the Bicycle Friendly State Report Card ranked Oregon No. 1 of 50 for s…

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Job seekers were given the opportunity to meet directly with potential employers at the SMART Workforce Center Job Fair held last week at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds. For more information about SMART Workforce Center programs and services, contact Christy Hernandez, program supervisor, …

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Boundless energy combined with patient coaching and encouragement came together at the Tsunami Cheer and Tumble Gym at 2361 Lake Earl Dr., Crescent City.

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• Joseph Rodney Anderson, 48, of Crescent City, was convicted of loud and unreasonable noise and was sentenced to one year of probation, two days in jail and a fine of $1,000.

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The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors were confronted at Tuesday’s board meeting with photographs depicting filthy conditions inside a cell that had been occupied by an inmate who has been described as mentally ill.

The Crescent City Fire Department will be setting fire to a dilapidated building complex at 846 Pacific Ave. on Saturday at 9 a.m. The structure had fallen into disrepair. Residents are advised to observe from a safe distance and not to interfere with firefighters.

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A Crescent City man will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars after he was convicted last week of second degree murder.

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The recent dip in gas prices has reversed as crude oil prices remain stubbornly elevated, according to the latest American Automobile Association (AAA) price survey.