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Waste Authority hires consultant to study issues
After several years of continued scrutiny over the necessity and functions of the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority, the authority's board approved spending $33,460 on a consulting contract to study the issues of contention and put them to rest.
Local Toys for Tots still taking donations; program expands to homeless youth for first time
With Christmas around the corner, local Toys for Tots program coordinator Gregg Gardiner said Saturday at the annual toy sort that it's not too late to donate.
Fishing the North Coast: Changes brewing for Klamath River spit fishery; More dry weather ahead
California Fish and Game held their monthly commission meeting Wednesday in San Diego, and one of the items presented with an initial statement of reasons for regulatory action was the Klamath River spit fishery.
'Above average' fire season: Six Rivers National Forest to discuss 2013 blazes today
The Six Rivers National Forest will hold a public meeting today to hear from stakeholders, and to summarize the 2013 wildfire season, which ended with about 50,000 acres being scorched.
Light shows are under way
The holiday season is being illuminated with light shows at Azalea Park in Brookings and at Trees of Mystery north of Klamath.
The Modesto Bee
Tentative agreement signed in Klamath water wars
The governor and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael L. Conner signed the agreement in principal Wednesday in Klamath Falls.
Become a VITA volunteer and help your community
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is looking for volunteers to be trained and IRS-certified to provide free income tax assistance for low- to moderate-income families in both Humboldt and Del Norte counties.
Klamath task force strikes water deal
Ranchers and the Klamath Tribes signed a tentative deal Monday in Klamath Falls for sharing water in the drought-stricken Upper Klamath Basin.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Viewpoints: A healthy Klamath River benefits California fisheries and farms
Recent droughts, wildfires and floods throughout the West point to one stark reality: An integrated approach to water management is essential to securing our region's long-term prosperity.
News of Record Nov. 8-14, 2013
Del Norte County Superior Court felony and misdemeanor sentencings for the week of Nov. 8–14 include: • Savannah Wiesenborn, 30, Brookings, Ore., was sentenced to one day in County Jail, three years probation and fined $661 for theft/larceny • Anna Edwina Brooks, 35, Crescent City, was sentenced to one day in County Jail, ... (more)
The San Diego Union-Tribune
State needs cost-effective water bond
Can we find common ground on the highest priority solutions that support local and regional self-reliance while we avoid the expensive and controversial large-scale boondoggles that voters will reject? In 2009, the Legislature passed an $11.45 billion water bond.
Sheriff, Yurok Tribe at odds over pact
Wilson calls halt to training, orders extra Klamath-area patrols Del Norte County sheriff's deputies have been spending more time in Klamath lately, said Sheriff Dean Wilson.
Suit alleging fish overstocking gets dismissed
While enjoying the peaceful serenity of wilderness lakes, Felice Pace, a fishermen from Klamath Glen, said there have been several times when low-flying airplanes "bombed" the lakes with hundreds of fish - a means of stocking used by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.