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  • Bertsch Tract calls for action
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:11:30 GMT
    An increasingly bold mountain lion frequently spotted in the Bertsch Tract neighborhood just south of Crescent City has residents concerned for their children's safety with school starting next week and children waiting for the bus in dim, dawn light when a lion might be on the prowl....
  • Obituary: Gordon Perry Broadbent
    published on Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:18:37 GMT
    Gordon Perry Broadbent, 81, passed away on Aug. 18, 2015 in Coos Bay, Oregon. He was born on Feb. 18, 1934 in Long Beach....
  • gers of the Week: Inmates and Lawers Against Solitary Confinement
    published on Sun, 23 Aug 2015 05:07:44 GMT
    A banner displayed at a rally held in Marin County, Calif., in support of inmates at Pelican Bay State Prison. The Constitution of the United States is supposed to protect citizens from cruel and unusual punishment inflicted by the criminal justice system, and, in the opinion of many experts, from government torture capable of inflicting lasting psychological damage ....
  • Free school supplies for DN students on Friday
    published on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:19:43 GMT
    Staff with the local Army recruiting center will give away school supplies to roughly 100 students Friday....
  • Wendell Wood, 65, remembered as protector of environment
    published on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 19:19:15 GMT
    Wood, 65, lived nearby in Crescent City, Calif., though he spent much of his time in a summer home at the edge of the Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge in southern Oregon, his area of expertise for the Portland-based environmental advocacy group Oregon Wild . A tireless worker to protect old-growth forests and endangered species, Wood also played a role in spurring a pharmaceutical company to synthesize Taxol, one of the world's most effective drugs in treating some types of cancer ....
  • Longtime environmental activist Wendell Wood dies hiking
    published on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 05:40:44 GMT
    Wendell Wood, a longtime environmental advocate and co-founder of the conservation group Oregon Wild, has died. He was 65. His wife, Kathy, said Wood collapsed Tuesday hiking in the Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park south of Crescent City, Calif., where they lived since his retirement, and his heart had stopped by the time he was brought to a hospital....
  • Longtime environmental activist Wendell Wood dies while hiking Posted at
    published on Thu, 13 Aug 2015 21:16:51 GMT
    His wife, Kathy, said Wood collapsed Tuesday hiking in the redwoods outside Crescent City, Calif., where they lived since his retirement, and his heart had stopped by the time he reached a hospital. Fellow activist Andy Kerr said Wood was a tenacious champion of ancient forests, and instrumental in Endangered Species Act protection for the short-nosed sucker and the Lost River sucker, two fish at the center of water battles in the Klamath Basin, and the western snowy plover....
  • Obituary: Margaret Joan Loftin
    published on Mon, 10 Aug 2015 22:54:47 GMT
    Margaret Joan Loftin was born Aug. 22, 1932, and died August 1, 2015. She was a lifetime resident of Crescent City....
  • Obituary: Joseph Mitchell "Mike" Chambers
    published on Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:26:53 GMT
    Joseph Mitchell "Mike" Chambers of Crescent City passed away on July 23, 2015, at the age of 88, after a brief illness....
  • CR professor receives a Distinguished Scholarshipa award
    published on Thu, 30 Jul 2015 06:06:14 GMT
    College of the Redwoods Psychology and Sociology Professor Philip Mancus was awarded the Distinguished Scholarship award from the American Sociological Association. He teaches at the Del Norte campus in Crescent City....
  • Fishing the North Coast: Warm waters a troubling sign for Klamath salmon
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    In what could be the beginning of a lethal migration for Klamath and Trinity River salmon, Tribal researchers discovered evidence of a deadly parasite at the mouth of the Klamath River that could potentially harm the fall salmon run, according to a news release issued by Yurok Tribe last week. The parasite known as ich was discovered by Yurok fisheries crews conducting routine fish disease monitoring in the Klamath River....
  • Scholastic: Standring
    published on Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:37:39 GMT
    Sterling Garrett Standring graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Science in exercise science in June 2014....