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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is proposing to expand critical habitat for the Southern Resident orca whales over 15,626 square miles in the Pacific Ocean along the West Coast.

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Posters on the walls of David Gearhart’s store High Tide Vapes at 1329 Northcrest Dr. clearly prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21.

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Jimmy De Biase, 36, of Hollywood, Florida was convicted of misdemeanor driving under the influence of intoxicants, sentenced to jail for two days, probation for three years and a fine of $1,864.

Crescent City Fire and Rescue responded to a downed powerline at the corner of B and 9th streets at 2:20 p.m. Thursday that left more than 1,400 Crescent City residents without power, said Pacific Power.

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U.S. Highway 199, which runs east into Oregon from U.S. Highway 101 just north of Crescent City, has become one of the deadliest corridors in Oregon, according to details released this week by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).

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Certain businesses and schools in Crescent City next week will be flying banners reminding residents of Americans’ rights and privileges. The banners, created by the Del Norte chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, note that Sept. 17-23 is Constitution Week.

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On the 18th anniversary of America’s Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, two Crescent City residents took to horseback, flying their American flags and patriotic pride.

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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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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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All of the students at Mary Peacock Elementary School this year will have breakfasts in their individual classrooms, instead of in a schoolwide cafeteria.

Aspin Rose Branch, 26, of Crescent City was convicted of misdemeanor fleeing an officer/reckless driving, sentenced to jail for two years and a fine of $1,600. Branch also was convicted of failure to appear in court, sentenced to 90 days in jail and a fine of $220.

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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With 10 chickens caged atop their car - plus five dogs, a turtle and their 5-year-old son in the back - Annelise Huppert and Shaugn McEvoy made quite a sight driving down California’s State Route 70, their rusted brakes screeching as flames chased them.

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The repair of the roadway at U.S. Highway 101’s Hooskanaden slide, between Brookings and Gold Beach, will have to settle in for the long haul - literally.

Fishermen along the California coast boasted boatloads of prized salmon during this year’s season, which reportedly has been one of the better salmon fishing seasons in years.

Enrique Garcia, 48, of Klamath was convicted of misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, sentenced to jail for 90 days, probation for three years and a fine of $3,478.

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 Curry County commissioners on Aug. 14 unanimously approved a resolution to support a Rogue-Siskiyou Regional Fire and Training Facility project.

Although Curry County’s commissioners recently voted unanimously to discontinue operation of the county’s 17 tsunami sirens, Del Norte County officials said they’ll continue using local tsunami sirens for now.

Jesse Campos, 36, of Crescent City was convicted of misdemeanor violating probation, sentenced to jail for 180 days and a fine of $150.

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More than 200 teachers from California and Oregon attended the Del Norte Unified School District Board of Directors meeting Aug. 22 to make a collective, sometimes emotional plea to return contract negotiations to the bargaining table.

Crescent City Mayor Blake Inscore expressed the shared frustration of the collective City Council when it felt required to vote Monday night for another delay in the Pebble Beach Drive Bank Stabilization Project.

Ariana Alvarez Perez, 26, of Crescent City was convicted of misdemeanor driving under the influence of intoxicants, sentenced to jail for nine days and probation for three years, and a fine of $1,864. Perez also was convicted of battery, sentenced to probation for three years and a fine of $920.

Del Norte County officials say they remain perplexed as to why the local traffic court systems are experiencing a high rate of no-shows, especially with a stiff penalty for those facing minor citations.

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Flying the friendly skies has been a lot easier in and out of Crescent City ever since the Del Norte County Regional Airport’s much-needed terminal opened earlier this year following renovation.

On Aug. 19, the Yurok Tribe, Green Diamond Resource Co. and Western Rivers Conservancy will celebrate a 10-year effort to preserve and place into tribal ownership about 50,000 acres of forest surrounding four salmon sustaining streams, including Blue Creek.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.