When drinking for stress relief, people may make risky decisions because the alcohol affects how much they worry about unknown or unpredictable stressors, new research from Oregon State University (OSU) shows.
The Oregon Division of Financial Regulation is warning Oregonians to use caution when investing in cryptocurrencies, nonfungible tokens, or other new or volatile products.
Each year, the Tri City Bridge club selects one or more local community organizations to receive its monetary donation. This year, club members voted to contribute to the following three groups: the Chetco Activity Center, $300, the local Food Bank, $200, and $100 to the local Humane Society.
The Center for Biological Diversity sued the National Marine Fisheries Service recently for failing to protect endangered Pacific humpback whales from deadly entanglements in sablefish pot gear off the coasts of California, Oregon and Washington.
The Sequoia Park Zoo Conservation Lecture Series is virtual for 2021/22 and the third virtual lecture is scheduled for Wednesday, January 19, at 6:45 p.m. Ken Ramirez will be joining from Karen Pryor Clicker Training to discuss Conservation Connection: Training to Save Wildlife.
College of the Redwoods trustees voted to approve a new Education Master Plan at their January meeting. The EMP is reviewed and updated by the college every five years to set organizational priorities that reflect the needs of students, employees, and the community. For this development cycl…
The Crescent City Council passed a resolution that will take council and other city meetings to strictly teleconferencing formats due to rising COVID numbers, at least for the next 30 days.
A request from the Del Norte County Visitor’s Bureau for an additional $4,000 from the Crescent City Harbor District failed to receive enough votes that would have increased its marketing budget to $10,000, and was instead tabled.
An Omicron-fueled surge in positive COVID-19 cases swept through Del Norte County this past week - prompting boards, commissions and sports teams to revert to previous safety measures, and resulting in increased hospitalizations.On Tuesday morning, Public Health Officer Dr. Aaron Stutz repor…
The American Red Cross is facing a national blood crisis – its worst blood shortage in more than a decade. Dangerously low blood supply levels are posing a concerning risk to patient care and forcing doctors to make difficult decisions about who receives blood transfusions and who will need …
Hemp compounds identified by Oregon State University research via a chemical screening technique invented at OSU show the ability to prevent the virus that causes COVID-19 from entering human cells.
Continuing the state’s leadership to redress historical injustices, Governor Gavin Newsom recently announced the launch of California’s new program to compensate survivors of state-sponsored sterilization, created as part of the 2021-22 state budget package.
As California closed out a history-making year, Secretary of State Chirley Weber thanked Californians for their support and for their continued commitment to democracy. Weber released a list of accomplishments in 2021.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife recently announced multiple changes to recreational rockfish sub-bag limits which took effect Jan. 6. The emergency regulations were adopted by the California Fish and Game Commission in mid-December to align with federal regulations for the spe…
Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed an executive order that supports ongoing recovery efforts in counties severely impacted by wildfires by extending various prohibitions on price gouging.
Governor Gavin Newsom recently highlighted new bills signed into law in 2021 that went into effect January 1, including historic measures to expand worker protections, tackle the state’s housing crisis, redress historical injustices, increase voter access and more.
Senator Mike McGuire’s legislation to stop one of the largest environmental threats the North Coast has seen in decades — a proposal from a secret, clandestine operation that wants to ship millions of tons of coal through Northern California — passed with bipartisan support in the Senate Tra…
Members of the Crescent City Harbor Commission may attend a North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board in February in an effort to advocate for swift dredging of the harbor. On Jan. 4, harbor commissioners also reviewed a draft letter that would be sent ahead of time. According to that…
Several Crescent City employees received a 3.3% wage increase and will see another bump in pay of 1% to 3% starting July 1. The 3.3% wage increase has been retroactively applied, dating back to July of last year and will impact the city’s budget by $104,700.
As another round of Child Tax Credits hit bank accounts earlier this month, Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) announced that Democrats will have delivered approximately $152.9 million in tax cuts hardworking families in California’s Second Congressional District this year.
Following a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity, the National Marine Fisheries Service announced that imperiled sunflower sea stars may warrant protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
The U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary today announced the award of more than $241 million in discretionary grant funding for 25 projects to improve port facilities in 19 states and one territory through the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program.
Welcome to the Oregon FBI’s Tech Tuesday segment. This week: building a digital defense against Google voice authentication scams.
The California Redistricting Commission delivered the newly drawn Congressional, Board of Equalization, State Senate and State Assembly maps Monday to the Secretary of State’s office in Sacramento.
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife recently announced the selection of 15 projects that will receive funding for the restoration, enhancement and protection of anadromous salmonid habitat in California watersheds.
The local Northern California Community Blood Bank has joined a nationwide emergency blood reserve program that is the first of its kind. The Blood Emergency Readiness Corps, or BERC, is a group of blood centers that joined together to be prepared for disasters that may strike.
Del Norte County Sheriff Randy Waltz, who was appointed by county supervisors to serve out a term left vacant by Sheriff Erik Apperson, plans to pursue his “first foray into public office” by running for sheriff in June.
The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors approved the “least disruptive” of four maps developed by the Advisory Redistricting Commission in a unanimous vote on Dec. 14.
More eviction notices have been served on RV owners within the Crescent City Harbor District, this time not just for failing to pay rent, but to “problem tenants” as well.
The Crescent City Harbor Commission recently updated a majority of the district’s rules and regulations, and elected next year’s president and secretary.
The COVID-19 vaccine site located behind Sutter Coast Hospital at 800 E. Washington Blvd. in Crescent City normally operates Monday – Saturday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Vaccines are available for ages 5+ and booster doses are available for ages 16+.
Funding for mental health and social service programs in Del Norte County increased for 2022, and permanent housing at The Legacy could be offered by the fall.
The Coalition for Responsible Transportation Priorities has named Humboldt Transit Authority General Manager Greg Pratt the 2021 North Coast Responsible Transportation Champion.
The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors presented a proclamation to the California High Patrol on Dec. 14 for its work and dedication to providing service to Del Norte County’s 28,000 residents. According to county staff reports, in 2020 the CHP responded to more than 4,726 calls to assist…
Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley and Assistant Speaker Katherine Clark recently announced the introduction of the Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Act, legislation that would greatly boost the availability of mental health resources in America’s public schools.