The LoCO Timeline


Crescent City Council Chooses Food Bank For Possible 2024 Grant Funding
3:54 p.m.

Yurok Tribe Lands $6M Grant to Build New Fuel Mart, Laundromat and Tribal Government Offices in Orick
9:54 a.m.

Monday, Oct. 2

Curry Commissioners Expected to Weigh In On Potential Offshore Wind Energy Development Plans, Appoint a Task Force Representative
3:57 p.m.

Crescent City Fishing Owner Steve Huber To Take Del Norte's Groundfish Concerns to Pacific Fisheries Management Council
3:14 p.m.

Tolowa Dee-ni' Nation Commemorates Historic AIM Protest by Screening 'From Wounded Knee to Standing Rock' Documentary
11:40 a.m.

Friday, Sept. 29

'We Will Buckle Up, Grab Some Shovels and Start Over'; Sustainable EcoVillage Founder Starts GoFundMe, Plans Post-Fire Revival
12:09 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 28

Del Norte's Emergency Communications System Needs Upgrading, Consultant Says, But Sheriff Says Improvements Could Be Costly
4:23 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 27

Forest Service Begins Burned Area Emergency Response Assessment For Smith River Complex
4:23 p.m.

As Opioid Settlement Dollars Trickle Into Del Norte, Leaders Need to Figure Out How To Use Them
3:50 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 26

Redwood National Park Releases Burn Plans for Bald Hills Road Area
4:13 p.m.

Del Norte Supervisors Deny Free COVID-19 Vaccines for the Uninsured; Motion to Participate In Bridge Access Program Dies
4:04 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 25

Following Groundfish Fishery Closure, Del Norte Fishermen Plan Community Meeting to Advocate For Next Year's Season
4:42 p.m.

Offshore Wind Energy Open Houses Scheduled For Gold Beach, Coos Bay, Brookings This Week
2:18 p.m.

Curry County Sheriff Reduces Evacuation Levels for Anvil Fire
1:01 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 22

Del Norte Dispenses More Opioid Prescriptions Than All But Five Other California Counties, Telemedicine Provider Finds
4:27 p.m.

Caltrans: Rain May Force 199 Closure Through Burn Area Sunday and Monday
11:51 a.m.

Three NorCal Tribes Announce Nation's First Indigenous Ocean Protection Area
10:33 a.m.

Thursday, Sept. 21

Del Norters Affected By Smith River Complex Shielded From Insurance Cancellations; Fire Highlights Local Concern Regarding California's Insurance Crisis
4:42 p.m.

Front Street Reconstruction From G-I Should Be 'Paved Out' in November; City Set to Receive COVID Relief, Community Project Funding Dollars For I-Play Street Stretch
2:13 p.m.

Brookings City Council To Review Planning Commission Decision Concerning St. Timothy's Next Month
5:03 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 20

With 100 Percent Fire Containment In Sight, Local Officials Look Small Business Administration, CalOES for Economic Recovery Assistance
11:57 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 18

Yurok Tribe and Others are Preparing a Stretch of the Klamath River to Flow Freely for the First Time in a Century
11:45 a.m.

Friday, Sept. 15

Despite Impassioned Testimony from Del Norte Anglers and Others, Pacific Fisheries Management Council Lets Groundfish Closure Stand
8:30 a.m.

BOEM Is Exploring Wind Energy Potential Off the Southern Oregon Coast, Seeks Public Input
6:29 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 14

Local Animal Rescue Group Sees Influx of Sea Lions Suffering From Potentially Fatal Bacteria Infection
1:59 p.m.

Residents Along Elk River Road Near Port Orford Told to Evacuate As Anvil Fire Burns Toward Fish Hatchery
12:49 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Proposed Changes To California's Mental Health Services Act Could Hurt Existing Programs, Del Norte Health Officials Say
4 p.m.

Curry County Sheriff Issues Level 2 Evacuation Warning for Sixes Area Ahead of Anvil Fire
2:05 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 12

Del Norte Supervisors Officially Eliminate Juvenile Hall; Transition to Youth Opportunity Center Will Take Effect Next Month
4:36 p.m.

Jacob Ogden — 22-Year-old Who Allegedly Crashed A Stolen Car Into A Crescent City House — Arrested in Humboldt With Order to Appear in Del Norte on Friday
12:42 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 11

Smith River Complex Update: Landslide Closed 199 Sunday Night; Pac Power Re-energizes Transmission Lines; Tri-Agency Releases 'Electric Redundancy Letter'
4:46 p.m.

Curry's Constitution Week Proclamation Leads To COVID, Second Amendment Discussions
3:13 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 8

Local Officials Seek Electric Redundancy As Pacific Power Brings Del Norte's Substations Back Online
3:54 p.m.

Zelda Provides A Helping Paw to Crews Battling Local Wildfires, Needs Votes in 'Calendar Dog' Contest
12:19 p.m.

Red Cross Shelter Stands Down; Pac Power Says Transmission Lines Will Be Fixed Soon
5:12 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Comedy For A Cause Will Benefit Del Norte's New Hospice Program Waiting for its Ability to Bill Medicare to Kick In
12:45 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 6

Crescent City Councilors Still At Odds Over Tobacco Sales, Though They Approve Retail Ordinance's First Reading
3:59 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 5

Curry Commissioners Say They're Seeking Someone With 'Lived Experience' to Enforce New Homeless Camping Regs
4:11 p.m.

U.S. 199 Reopened Over The Weekend!
9:09 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 2

Weather Change Aids New Incident Command Team Working Smith River Complex; Residents Return Home
7:54 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 1

Parents Lose Contact With Mentally Ill Son After A Del Norte County Judge Released Him From Jail; Ogden Had Allegedly Crashed A Stolen Car Into A Crescent City House
2:37 p.m.

CHP Opens U.S. 199 to Commercial Traffic
8:58 a.m.

Rare Plant Endemic to Del Norte's Sand Dunes Gets Federal Protection
5:03 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 31

'Up In Smoke': UC Cooperative Extension Survey Finds That the Fires Have Cost Del Norte Citizens $1,790 and Businesses $6,371, On Average
3:44 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 30

Del Norte Sheriff Hopes to Allow Gasquet Residents Home Soon; County Roads Superintendent Says French Hill, Patrick Creek Took Minor Damage
12:48 p.m.

Gov. Newsom Declares State of Emergency in Del Norte and Siskiyou Counties Due to Fires
6:05 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 29

Del Norte County Official Frustrated By Delay In State Disaster Declaration For Smith River Complex; Oregon Governor Mobilizes Additional Firefighters, Equipment
12:41 p.m.

Oregon Governor Declares Smith River Complex a Conflagration
10:07 a.m.

Mike McGuire Will be the Next Leader of the California Senate, Under New Deal Announced Today
7:44 p.m.

CHP, Caltrans Scraps Traffic Escort Plan For U.S. 199 Again; Fire Officials Hopeful For Gasquet Following 'Wind Test' Expected Wednesday
7 p.m.

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