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One dead, 5 injured in crash near Crescent City
CRESCENT CITY, Ca (KIEM)- A Crescent City man is dead after a crash involving a car and motor home near Crescent City. It happened at around 2:30 Sunday afternoon south of the Mill Creek Campground.
California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun
A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports. The suspects, caught on video, allegedly tried to stab owner Jean Boujekian during the attempted robbery at Vana Watch and Jewelry in South Pasadena on Fr
Second victim dies in Highway 101 crash
CRESCENT CITY, Ca (KIEM)- Another person has died from Sunday’s crash on Highway 101 south of Crescent City. The California Highway Patrol confirmed 18 year-old Rubi Gonzalez passed away from injuries she sustained in the crash. She was riding in the back of a Saturn sedan that was traveling northbo
Police consider charges against Camp Fire cleanup worker who posted 'reprehensible' photos
REDDING, Calif. – Police in California say they will pursue criminal charges against a cleanup worker who posted photos of himself in properties destroyed in a wildfire that some are calling disrespectful.
Southwest passenger claims airline forced her to leave pet fish at airport
A California woman is claiming a Southwest Airlines agent forced her to leave her pet fish at the airport last Wednesday. Lanice Powless, a University of Colorado student, was flying to California from Denver International Airport when she said a Southwest Airlines employee informed her that she wou
One Dead in Crash Near Crescent City
Yesterday, about 2:30 p.m., a Saturn sedan crossed into the opposite lane of traffic on Hwy 101 south of the Mill Creek Campground and collided with a Winnebago motorhome. The male passenger in the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the California Highway Patrol.
News of Record Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, 2018
Felony and misdemeanor sentencings provided by Del Norte County Superior Court for Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, 2018:. Cameron Jay Blakely, 29, Crescent City: 3 years probation, 30 days in jail, fine of $671 for theft/larceny.
'The Milk Is Nowhere To Be Found,' Reports Husband Staring Directly At Jug Of Milk
CRESCENT CITY, CA—"The milk is absolutely nowhere to be found," declared local husband and father Jake Matgard Friday as he stared directly at the jug of milk his wife had purchased and placed in the fridge not four hours before.
Fatal accident closes off hwy 101 south of Crescent City
A fatal accident closes off Hwy 101 this afternoon, south of Crescent City. A vehicle and a motorhome collided around 2:30. Ambulance responded to the scene near Del Norte Coastal Redwoods State Park on Hwy 101. Both northbound and southbound traffic was completely blocked. The highway is now open a
Local girl makes selfless donation
A caring donation from a local girl has again made a huge difference to dozens of people who are working to make changes and better in their own lives. Del Norte Superior Court conducts Drug Court, Mental Health Court and Integrated Treatment Court programs under retiring Judge William Follett. As m
Detectives actively investigating disappearance of Greenfield
Del Norte County Sheriff’s detectives are still actively investigating the March 2018 disappearance of Harbor, Oregon resident Max Greenfield, last seen in Smith River. Sheriff’s Cmdr. Bill Steven said Friday that he could not divulge further details about the investigation but detectives with the s
Inmate Crews clean up median
After a few months of meeting with Pelican Bay State Prison officials, Crescent City Council and others, Del Norte County Supervisor Roger Gitlin was able to convince the prison to allow an inmate crew to clean up the highway median of US 101, north of Crescent City.
Lighthouse parking lot closed for repairs
The parking lot near Battery Point Lighthouse will be closed for repairs until further notice. The closure started on Friday, according to an announcement from the Crescent City Public Works Department.
Moore, Schneck on potential collision course in Grants Pass
The Del Norte boys team had 11 wrestlers in action in the varsity bracket for the first day of the two-day Grants Pass Winter Kickoff on Friday with six surviving until Saturday. The Warriors had the rest of their available male grapplers competing in a junior varsity tournament that is actually muc
Del Norte boys rebound after starting slowly in Anderson
The Del Norte boys basketball team struggled at the start of the Anderson Tournament on Thursday and ended up dropping a close 58-56 contest against Central Valley in overtime, sending the Warriors into the consolation bracket of the tournament. Del Norte played much better on Day 2, however, blowin
Video shows suspects crash truck into California gas station, steal ATM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Sheriff's detectives are looking for three men who stole an ATM from a Rancho Cordova gas station early Thursday morning and dramatic surveillance footage reveals how it all played out.
Tainted romaine traced to at least 1 California farm
WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in central California. But they cautioned Thursday that other farms are likely involved in the E. coli outbreak and consumers should continue checking the label before purchasing romain
Come to the Edge: Richard Griffin
Editor’s note: The following is a continuing series of excerpts from “Come to the Edge: Arrival and Survival in Del Norte County” by College of the Redwoods English Professor Ruth Rhodes.
Driver Survives for Hours After Plunging Into Klamath River
YREKA, Calif. — A Klamath River man managed to survive for "nearly five hours" in the water after he crashed his car, flipping upside-down into the river, according to California Highway Patrol (CHP).
101 Closed South of Crescent City After Accident
A vehicle and a motorhome collided on Hwy 101 about 2:30 p.m.. according to the CHP Traffic Incident Information Page. Both northbound and southbound traffic is completely blocked about mile marker 18.99 in Del Norte County.