A new grant will allow Oregon State University researchers to study the nutritional value of more than 100 bee-pollinated crops, native plants and commonly used ornamental plants, a project that could help scientists better understand the global decline of bee populations.

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Join Tolowa Dunes Stewards and Redwood Parks Conservancy to restore habitat for threatened Western snowy plovers and other shorebirds in the Lake Earl estuary. They will be removing European beachgrass resprouts this Sunday, August 1, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

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The cause of death for Tamera Sanders — a Crescent City woman who was found deceased in a burned down barn on May 3 — has been determined as carbon monoxide poisoning due to smoke inhalation, according to a June 23 press release from the Del Norte Sheriff’s Office.

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Surrounded by family, Sheriff Erik Apperson announced his resignation, effective October 1, at a Del Norte Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday.

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With funds from the federal American Rescue Plan rolling into the county bank account, the Del Norte Board of Supervisors are trying to better their understanding of how the money can be used.

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VFW Department of California state officials recently traveled from Sacramento for an Officiation Ceremony to install officers in Crescent City.

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On Friday, the California State Water Resources Control Board required the Klamath Community Services District to issue a Boil-Water-Advisory notification, due to violations of the California State Drinking Water Act.

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Sudden oak death is nothing new to residents of Curry and Del Norte counties, but despite decades of work to keep the pathogen that kills tanoak trees isolated, it appears to be moving.

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College of the Redwoods women’s softball coach Maggie White will be stepping down from coaching after 25 years. She will continue to serve as a kealth and kinesiology instructor and will mentor all student athletes in CR’s Cap & Gown program, where she will help students balance the dema…

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Local law enforcement is calling the death of a 29-year-old Crescent City woman, Tamera Sanders, suspicious after her body was discovered in a barn that burned down on May 2 near the Elk Valley Casino.

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Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness recently announced 2020 Funds for Artists’ Resilience public art grant awardee Jessica Slayton has completed her artwork project. Inspired by the public arts project of the 1930s, FAR was an initiative that made grants to artists who experienced h…

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Now that the 4th of July has passed and the revelers have all gone home, the toxic remains of their fireworks are strewn all over the high tide marks at all of the beaches in Del Norte County. These pictures do not do justice to the extent of the problem created by those responsible. There a…

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Almost everyone agrees, the ancestors of the Coquille Indian Tribe were the first settlers in what is now the Coos Bay-Bandon region of Oregon.

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UPDATE A Crescent City man suspected of unlawful sex with a minor has been arrested in Barstow, California.  After an initial interview was attempted in late June with Constancio Gutierrez-Pelayo, he fled the Crescent City area. Crescent City Police Officer Pearson had worked with the Del No…

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. Excerpts from the call log of the Del Norte County Sher…

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The Gasquet Ranger District/ Smith River National Recreation Area recently announced the Del Norte County Resource Advisory Committee will be holding a virtual public meetings July 20 from 4 -8 p.m. via Microsoft Teams app (Click here to join the meeting – download the Teams App prior OR cal…

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After the state dropped most COVID-19 restrictions last month, the county is celebrating the local health care workers who led the charge against the virus.

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Oregon State Police have released new DNA details that the law enforcement agency hopes will lead to the identification of a deceased child found in a rest area near the Oregon Coast.

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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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On June 30, Yurok Chairman Joseph L. James and Vice Chairman Frankie Myers treated California Governor Gavin Newsom to a trip down the Klamath River in a traditional redwood canoe. The tribal and state leaders paddled down a singularly beautiful stretch of the Klamath on the Yurok Reservatio…

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A “devastating lack of affordable housing” is something that can no longer be ignored, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley said Tuesday as he announced he was unveiling the Affordable Home Act in the Senate.

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Del Norte Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution sends thanks and appreciation to every person who supported the Independence Day weekend kick-off sponsorship venture for Wreaths Across America.

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The surfing community is mourning after the passing of 84-year-old Greg Noll, a pioneer in big-wave surfing, who died of natural causes on June 28.

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After COVID-19 forced Crescent City’s annual Independence Day celebration to stop a year ago, the city went all out over the weekend. During the Fourth of July Parade, community organizations, businesses and members marched and drove down Front Street to celebrate America’s birthday. Mayor J…

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The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage that is negatively affecting blood product availability across the country.

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The Gasquet Ranger District (RD)/ Smith River National Recreation Area (NRA) announces that the Del Norte County Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will be holding a virtual public meetings July 20th from 4:00-8:00 PM PDT via Microsoft Teams app click here to join the meeting– download the Te…

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Daily life looks different for parents and children in the pandemic world. The majority of our time has shifted to online: working from home, attending school virtually, interacting with friends, attending online summer camps, and using telemedicine are just some of the ways we have increase…