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With the new school year beginning in September, school officials in Crescent City, Brookings and Gold Beach said they’ll be closely monitoring student absenteeism rates and developing solutions to lower those rates.

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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 presumed innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change.

Military history records show that the S.S. Emidio, a 6,912-ton tanker, was the first casualty attributed to the Imperial Japanese Navy’s World War II submarine activity on California’s coast.  

Anthony David Baldree, 50, of Crescent City, was convicted of misdemeanor driving under the influence of intoxicants, sentenced to jail for four days and probation for three years, and a fine of $1,864.

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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 presumed innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change.

The Yurok Tribe and the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations filed a lawsuit July 31 against the Bureau of Reclamation and the National Marine Fisheries Service, citing low flows and high salmon disease rates under the federal agency’s new management plan for the Klamath River.

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Traffic is crazy, along U.S. Highway 101 from Crescent City north up through Brookings-Harbor and Gold Beach.

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

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

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James T. Henderson awoke the morning of July 12 at his campsite in Florence Keller County Park outside of Crescent City to find that a thief had attempted to steal his two mountain bikes by cutting the main security cable securing them to the rack on the back of his van.

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This is the second of a two-part story, commissioned by Country Media and written by national journalist Kathleen Stinson, about housing issues facing the region stretching from Crescent City on the south to Gold Beach on the north. The first installment, focusing on Gold Beach and Brookings…

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Although health advisories have been posted in the region surrounding the nearly-12,000-acre Milepost 97 wildfire in Southern Oregon, California air-quality officials say a number of factors are keeping the smoke away from Crescent City and Del Norte County.

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Del Norte County officials say a suspicious substance detected last week in the mailroom at Pelican Bay State Prison was identified in preliminary testing as ricin, a potentially lethal poison derived from the waste product of castor beans.

Residential development in Del Norte County over the past 20 years paints a picture of both growth spurts and subsequent periods of limited development.

The Klamath River Renewal Corporation (KRRC) said it officially made a supplemental submission July 29 to its “definite plan,” which had been submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on July 28, 2018.

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More than a hundred Pelican Bay State Prison employees were quarantined after a suspicious substance was found in a letter. The employees were reportedly released the following morning.

Firefighters spent some two hours July 22 putting down a fire burning in a woody area north of Elk Valley Road, a location sometimes referred to as the Ruth Compound or “the swamps.”

The Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, Oregon Department of Forestry, and the Medford Bureau of Land Management (BLM) have increased fire restrictions on lands located within the boundaries of the Wild section of the Rogue National Wild and Scenic River.

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Country Media commissioned a seasoned journalist to spend the last three weeks researching local efforts to create additional housing in the region stretching from Gold Beach south through Del Norte County. This is Part I of that two-part series, focusing first on Curry County.

A motorcyclist and passenger died after they were hit by a towed utility trailer while stopped on a highway shoulder, according to authorities.

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Fires can be particularly dangerous when aircraft are involved, so specialized annual training is needed for firefighters who are called to airport emergencies.

The Del Norte County Recreation Department is gathering information to submit a Proposition 68 grant application for funding to spruce up Pyke Field.

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The local school district will need to cut into its reserve funds during the next two years, according to budget projections.

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City officials, military personnel and an estimated 300 people attended a dedication ceremony for the Del Norte County Veterans Memorial Monument, the ‘Point of Honor,’ located at the corned of Front Street and Highway 101 in Crescent City. The ceremony was held the morning of Saturday, July 13.

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The old Red’s Twin Cinema theatre located at the corner of 4th and G streets has new owners already hard at work getting the building back in working shape.

Excerpts from call logs for the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office and the Crescent City Police Department, June 27-July 4

Biologist and lichen specialist Tom Carlberg will be in the Lake Earl Wildlife Area Information Center on Sunday for a free program titled “Looking for Lichens.”

California gun control laws, already among the strictest in the nation, tightened another notch on Monday as the state instituted background checks for ammunition purchases. Supporters of the new law say it will save lives, while opponents are gearing up for court battles.

Although the sale of Del Norte Golf Course has not been finalized, an offer to purchase the course has been made and accepted. Elk Valley Rancheria is still officially the owner as the sale goes through the escrow process, but starting on Tuesday it has already begun to lease the property to…

The California Senate has put forward a budget that invests heavily in keeping neighbors and communities safe from wildfire in every corner of California, according to Democratic Sen. Mike McGuire. Big spending was dedicated to enhancing firefighting resources, preparing for emergencies and …