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Readers who responded to the latest online poll published by the Del Norte Triplicate and Curry Coastal Pilot indicated they were more concerned with health, including risk of COVID-19, than anything else — although social unrest and money, including job loss and higher prices related to the…

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The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change. 

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Although many traditional July 4 events were canceled for this year because of concerns related to transmission of COVID-19, legal fireworks are for sale in both Del Norte and Curry counties through July 6, although officials urge extreme caution in using them.

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More than three months into the pandemic, the Del Norte County health officer, Dr. Warren Rehwaldt, says he has increased confidence in the ability of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to keep COVID-19 cases out of Pelican Bay State Prison.  

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The increasing fire danger posed by dead grass and hotter, drier conditions in the region prompted CAL FIRE to suspend all burn permits for outdoor residential burning within the State Responsibility Areas of Del Norte, Humboldt, and Western Trinity Counties effective June 29. As of that dat…

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The Board of Supervisors on June 23 unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding between the county and the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Employees Association. The MOU is effective retroactive to Nov. 1, 2019, and provides for salary increases totaling seven percent over three years. 

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Hoping to attack weeds that have taken hold in sidewalks, curbs, and gutters through Crescent City, Roger Gitlin has formed a volunteer group, Pride in Community (PIC), which will begin work at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1. 

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The Crescent City Police Department is investigating a hit and run property damage case that left a gas pump damaged beyond repair Monday at the Chevon located at 315 U.S. Highway 101. 

The California Department of Motor Vehicles will resume administering behind-the-wheel drive tests beginning Friday, June 26. In-vehicle testing – a requirement for first-time driver license holders and commercial license applicants – has been suspended since mid-March because of the COVID-1…

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The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change. 

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Del Norte High School’s Class of 2020 didn’t have a traditional school year or a traditional graduation because of the disruption related to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic. But some traditions continued quietly behind the scenes as individuals and community organizations stepped up onc…

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The National Park Service (NPS) currently has several openings for temporary seasonal maintenance workers at Redwood National and State Parks. Duties may include custodial work (cleaning, sanitizing and stocking comfort stations, shower buildings, vault toilets and composting toilets) collec…

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Michael and Jennifer Schmidt anticipated a transition from a vending food business to a brick and mortar dine-in restaurant over the last decade.  

The following report of criminal convictions between June 5 and June 11 was provided by the Superior Court of Del Norte County: 

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More than half of Del County households have responded to mailed requests from the United States Census Bureau to provide information for the 2020 Census. 

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Becky Jasperse is terrified of heights. However, she accepted her friends’ challenge to walk the new Redwood Canopy Trail at the Trees of Mystery in Klamath with her husband P.J.  

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The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change. 

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As governments relax activity restrictions, some area residents are looking for options to be tested for the COVID-19 coronavirus.  Testing options for both California and Oregon residents is available through Project Baseline by Verily.  The schedule for free COVID-19 testing in Del Norte C…

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The first confirmed active case of the coronavirus in two weeks was registered on Del Norte County’s COVID-19 online information hub Tuesday. This came just one day after the Del Norte County Public Health Officer reported to the City Council that he didn’t know the status of the virus in th…

Federal officials who track weather and climate are seeing an above normal significant large wildfire potential for Northern California and Southern Oregon in the current fire season.

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A man in jail since May 5 escaped from the Del Norte County Jail on June 12, according to a report posted on Facebook by the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office.

The following report of criminal convictions between June 1 and June 5 was provided by the Superior Court of Del Norte County:

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When Bill Steven gave his final radio call as undersheriff May 22, his “1010,” he gave a long list of people who helped “keep him straight” through his 32 years with the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office. At the top of his list of supporters was his wife, Alania.