Friday, Sept. 20, 2019
* A public health advisory has been issued by the Oregon Health Authority after higher-than-normal levels of bacteria in ocean waters were found at Mill Beach in Curry County. People should avoid direct contact with the water in the area until the advisory is lifted. Individuals should also avoid wading in nearby creeks, pools of water on the beach, and any water run-off flowing into the ocean.
* Sutter Coast Hospital’s acute rehabilitation center is hosting a luncheon for past patients and community members today starting at 1 p.m. in the large conference room. The event is in celebration of National Rehabilitation Week.
* The fifth annual Brookings Oregon Oktoberfest is scheduled for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the Port of Brookings-Harbor. Live music and of course, beer from 20-plus breweries will be offered.
* Fund-raising fun runs are planned for Saturday, starting and finishing at the North Coast Marine Mammal Center in Crescent City’s Beachfront Park. “Run for the Seals” will feature both a 5-kilometer and a 10-K event. A short fun run for kids is slated for 9 a.m., with the regular runs beginning a half-hour later. Register at the mammal center, or at Del Norte Office Supply.
In sports news:
* A pair of undefeated teams clash tonight, as the 4-0 Del Norte Warriors travel to Klamath Falls to face the 2-0 Vikings of Mazama High in varsity football action. Listen live on KPOD 97.9 or on delnortesports.com, with John Pritchett and John Horner with the Warrior Pregame Show beginning at 6:30 p.m.
* Brookings-Harbor High’s football team will put its 2-0 record on the line tonight as the Bruins play host to Rogue River starting at 7 p.m.