Tuesday, June 19, 2018
* Spots are available for Friday’s grant-writing workshop, presented by the Wild Rivers Community Foundation and the Humboldt Area Foundation. The two-hour class starts at 12:30 p.m. at the Chetco Community Library on Alder Street in Brookings. To learn more, contact H-A-F at 465-1238.
* Applications for the annual Crescent City Fourth of July 5-K Run are now available. Cost is $20 and includes a T-shirt, with runners following the parade route and getting cheered on by thousands. For more information, email email@example.com.
* The Northern California Community Bloodmobile comes to Crescent City today from 1 to 6 p.m. in the Safeway parking lot on M Street.
* The giant 1-ton Humboldt County Holstein steer that received international attention when it competed for the title of world’s tallest bovine has died. Danniel, which stood 6 feet, 4 inches, died Saturday at age 8. Danniel spent the last few years living at a hay farm in Eureka, where he would eat 100 pounds of hay and 15 pounds of grain and drink 100 gallons (380 liters) of water per day. (His last word was “Moo.”)
In sports news:
* Brookings and Del Norte take on each other today at 5 p.m. in the District Little League Tournament at Pyke’s Field in Crescent City. Both teams are undefeated in the double-elimination tournament.