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Tuesday Sep 9 | Times-Standard

Wildfire smoke may impact coastal areas in the afternoon

Light Northeast offshore wind will begin to build Tuesday night and into Thursday morning with the possibility of a gusty offshore flow tonight across Del Norte County interior mountains. This will lead to periods of patchy afternoon smoke in Northwest California from the Happy Camp fire.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Happy Camp, CA, Somes Bar, CA, Klamath-River, CA

Tuesday Sep 9 | Triplicate.com

Road Report Sept. 6, 2014

Caltrans is working on the following local projects in Del Norte and Humboldt counties: Route 101 Culvert rehabilitation at various locations from just north of the Del Norte/Humboldt County line to Rudisill Road will continue.

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Related Topix: Humboldt County, CA

Tuesday Sep 9 | Triplicate.com

Drought rules still in place

California's drought is at the top of the state's priority list, but Del Norte County appears to be faring better than most areas in the state.

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Tuesday Sep 9 | Triplicate.com

Holiday weekend ends with 16 DUIs

Labor Day weekend saw what officials characterize as an usually high volume of alcohol and drug arrests in Del Norte County this past Labor Day weekend.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

Pot found in speeding driver's truck

A Talmage man was arrested Friday for allegedly transporting marijuana after being pulled over for speeding, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office reported. According to the MCSO, a deputy stopped a rented moving truck in the area of East Commercial Street and Bray Road in Willits around 9 a.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Talmage, CA, Mendocino County, CA, Willits, CA, Ukiah, CA

Triplicate.com

Del Norters rock out

Hundreds turn out to revived event benefitting DN Child Care Council Country singer Scott Perry may have hit it big with a record deal in Nashville, but that didn't stop him from giving a farewell performance in his hometown.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Times-Standard

District Attorney's office finds carjacking suspect guilty

Today, a Humboldt County Jury returned verdicts of guilty against Tony Bradley Read from charges arising out of an incident from Sept. 27, 2013.

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Related Topix: Humboldt County, CA, McKinleyville, CA, Blue Lake, CA

Times-Standard

Arcata to update coastal commission on sea level rise development plans

With its local coastal development program last updated in 1989, Arcata has been working to incorporate sea level rise into its future development standards and will provide an update on its efforts next week at the California Coastal Commission's meeting in Del Norte County. "Over the next couple of months we're going to putting together the document, and then we're going to start public meetings to get the public up to speed on what the new regulations will be in the coastal areas," Arcata Community Development Department Director Larry Oetker said.

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Related Topix: Arcata, CA

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Triplicate.com

Report: Tourists are bringing in the bucks

Del Norte County tourism figures are in, and things are looking good. Jeff Parmer, executive director of Crescent City's Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, presented current tourism statistics to the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors during Tuesday's meeting, and the numbers showed a significant increase in revenue for the area.

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Triplicate.com

Supervisor Gitlin must salvage his term on board, if he can

Nothing has attracted more attention in letters sent to the Triplicate during the past several months than the issue of whether Del Norte County Supervisor Roger Gitlin is being disenfranchised by Board of Supervisors Chairman David Finigan.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Triplicate.com

$250K to expand youth education programs

Del Norte County is one of 19 communities - and the only rural community in California - to receive grants designed to strengthen the safety net for young adults who have dropped out of school and are unemployed.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Triplicate.com

Coastal Voices: Prayer issue about due process, abuse of power

Judging from the hot level of public talk and print, I predict the issue of prayer before government meetings will continue to draw lots of attention in Del Norte County.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Triplicate.com

One-acre wildfire burning in remote area of Del Norte

A lightning-caused wildfire is burning northwest of Ship Mountain Lake in the Smith River National Recreation Area in Del Norte County.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire, Smith River, CA, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Triplicate.com

Obstruction Zone

Support for extensive highway project puts county board under fire Passions flared during the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors meeting this week among both supporters and critics of a $38 million construction project on Highways 199 and 197 that is not underway this summer as scheduled due to an injunction granted in federal court in May ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Best Myth

Of course it's Bigfoot. Humboldt County's home to the greatest of all bigfoot relics: the Patterson-Gimlin film .

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Related Topix: Humboldt County, CA, Arts, Cinema, Willow Creek, CA

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