Thursday, Feb. 20, 2019
* The U.S. Department of Transportation has approved Contour Airlines application to provide service out of the Crescent City Airport. Tentative start for service is expected to be in April, with jet service flights to and from Oakland. Contour Air replaces Penn Air, which stopped service to the border coast after declaring bankruptcy.
* A tsunami preparedness forum is scheduled for next month at the Brookings E-O-C on Elk Drive. The program will cover tsunami ready programs, evactation drills and distance tsunami responses. More information is available by calling Althea Rizzo at 503-378-3936.
* The Addie Meedom House on Parkway Drive in Crescent City will play host to today’s Crescent City/Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce social mixer. The event will have a mardi gras theme. Please note this event will begin at 6:30, rather than the standard 5:30 p.m.
In sports news:
The Del Norte High girls basketball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the North Coast Section playoffs Wednesday, knocking Lick-Wilmerding High of San Francisco, 56-41. The Warriors will play Marin Catholic in the Bay Area Saturday. A last-second shot did not fall for the Del Norte boys, as they fell to St. Mary’s High of Albany, 57-56. The Warriors close their season with a 13-11 record.