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When an organization like the Del Norte County 4-H Council has 230 active members and supports another 1,000-1,200 students through classroom curriculum, leadership thinks big when raising funds to support its programs.

College of the Redwoods in cooperation with the Cal Fire Humboldt-Del Norte Unit will hold its first Basic Firefighter Academy graduation at 7 p.m. Jan. 19, in the CR Theater on the Eureka main campus. Local firefighters Matt Berry, from Fort Dick Fire Department and Justin Campanoli from Cr…

Concerned that a new state mandate to recycle food and organic waste would be too costly to implement, Del Norte County Board of Supervisors directed staff last week to work with the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority to devise best or alternative solutions to meet the state’s requirements.

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More than 100 people crowded Crescent City sidewalks Sunday, from Crescent Elk Middle School to U.S. Highway 101, sporting pink hats and spirited signs for the annual nationwide Women’s March. 

A new wrinkle has cropped up in the labor dispute between the Del Norte Unified School District and the Del Norte Teachers Association.

While Del Norte County Unified School District faculty contract negotiations continue, a community member is offering his solution to the stalemate.

Yurok Tribal Police Chief Greg O'Rourke and four officers of the Yurok Tribal Police Department will be sworn in as reserve county deputies during Tuesday’s Del Norte County Board of Supervisors meeting in Crescent City.

Del Norte County teachers spent Friday afternoon drenched by rain as they walked the sidewalk in front of the Del Norte County Fairgrounds and waved signs declaring “Stronger Together.”  

Cash, a German shepherd/Malamute mix puppy, was found some months ago in a banana box with five other littermates on South Beach by Del Norte County Sheriff’s Department deputies.

The Crescent City Harbor District should be solar powered by June 30, 2020, a year and a half later than originally intended. If American Diversified Energy, LLC (ADE), the contracted company, fails to complete the project by that date, they will have to pay a $350,000 penalty. 

The Crescent City Housing Authority said it received a $52,512 grant in December to assist local homeless veterans in finding housing. 


The Del Norte Animal Control Shelter has cancelled its upcoming Second Saturday adoption event because of a lingering outbreak of giardia.

Patients of Crescent City’s Sutter Coast Hospital, a subsidiary of not-for-profit Sutter Health, headquartered in Sacramento, may well have more billing and pricing options thanks to the resolution of a class-action lawsuit that has been percolating in the courts for more than five years.

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Since last fall, caution tape has surrounded Raliberto’s Taco Shop’s vibrant red and yellow building as electricians and repairmen came and went. Now after more than three months of work, the caution tape has come off and Raliberto's Taco Shop opened its doors this morning to continue cookin…


As the calendar turned over to a new decade, The Triplicate asked Blake Inscore, now in his fourth term as Crescent City’s mayor, about the year just ended and what’s next for the city in 2020.

California’s unemployment rate maintained its record-low 3.9% in November, as the state’s employers added 28,400 nonfarm payroll jobs, according to data released Dec. 20 by the California Employment Development Department.

Although the warmer months usually are considered the housing market’s prime time here, winter can bring its own set of customers to Del Norte County, say local realtors. 


Monarchs from Brookings are making a big impression, as the butterflies are being counted in overwintering areas of California.


Crab fishermen finally were able to gather their gear and depart from Crescent City Harbor last weekend to set crabbing pots prior to a delayed opening of this year’s commercial crabbing season.

Since he took over as Crescent City’s chief of police, one of Richard Griffin’s priorities has been updating the department’s equipment.

Crab fishermen finally were able to gather their gear and depart from Crescent City Harbor last weekend to set crabbing pots prior to a delayed opening of this year’s commercial crabbing season.  

Uncertainty looms over the number of Del Norte County residents who will be affected by the Trump Administration’s tightening of rules regarding food stamps. 

More than 90% of the Del Norte Teachers Association’s members voted Dec. 18 to authorize the union’s executive board to call a strike if a contract settlement is not reached.

The Del Norte Unified School District is considering bringing a bond measure before local voters next November to finance at least a portion of the $255 million it says is needed for repairs to the district’s aging facilities.

The City Council on Monday approved spending $23,614 to hire a consultant to explore the community’s appetite for new taxes to finance current and future needs of the Crescent Fire Protection District.

Kevin Moerke of Edward Jones Investments delights visiting Joe Hamilton Elementary School students Wednesday while performing duties as the Polar Express conductor handing out golden tickets to his office’s exhibit. Tami Coulson of CVH Financial Services said the students were invited to tou…

Midway between Brookings and Crescent City, along U.S. Highway 101, the night sky was lit up over the weekend to beckon motorists to witness the true story of Christmas.


Midway between Brookings and Crescent City, along U.S. Highway 101, the night sky was lit up over the weekend to beckon motorists to witness the true story of Christmas.

Soonok Park will be one of 51 very nervous moms on Thursday, when her daughter takes the stage to compete for the title of Miss America.


Nestled off the bustle of U.S. Highway 101’s traffic north of Crescent City is a 2.5-mile tunnel of redwood trees making up Wonder Stump Road. 

Del Norte County supervisors expressed their opposition Tuesday to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s efforts to designate the North Fork Smith River a “heritage trout water.”

While in Crescent City with a delegation of educators and students from sister city Rikuzentakata, Japan, Kiyoshi Murakami gave the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors an update on his city’s resurgence following a devasting tsunami that struck in 2011.