Bicoastal Media News

Tuesday, May 22, 2018


* The Del Norte County Board of Supervisors are slated to introduce the personal cannabis cultivation ordinance at today’s 10 a.m. meeting. The board is also scheduled to approve sending a letter of support for transferring the so-called “Hambro Parcel” to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, as requested by Caltrans. A presentation is also slated to discuss Del Norte County’s opioid epidemic. The meeting will be at the Flynn Center on H Street in Crescent City.


* Del Norte County elections is seeking poll workers for the upcoming election. Individuals must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. citizen, a registered voter, able to speak and read English and be available to serve from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, contact the elections office at 465-0383.


* Election officials have determined that Christopher Paasch and Jeri Lynn Thompson will face one another for a seat on the Curry County Board of Commissioners. Paasch missed getting 50 percent of the vote, coming with almost 47 1/2 percent, with Thompson a distant second with almost 29 percent in a four-person race.


* Sutter Coast Hospital in Crescent City will play host to the Northern California Community Bloodbank today from 1 to 6 p.m.


In sports news:


* Two Brookings-Harbor High athletes scored well at the OSAA Class 4-A Track and Field Championships, held this past weekend at historic Hayward Field in Eugene. Ryan Steendahl took fourth in the pole vault, and fifth in the high jump. Bailey Stamm placed eighth in the 400 meters.


* Del Norte High’s baseball team will play at home Wednesday in the first round of the North Coast Section Division 4 playoffs. The Warriors take on St. Mary’s High at 5 p.m.