Bicoastal Media News

Friday Sept. 13, 2019

* Long-time community leader Mike Tompkins has been selected to fill the public seat on the Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority. Other members of the authority’s board — two from the Board of Supervisors, two from the Crescent City City Council — made the selection from three candidates on a 4-1 vote. Tompkins takes over for Eli Naffah, who stepped down for job-related reasons.

* A series of prescribed burns are scheduled in the prairies and oak woodlands of Redwood National and State Parks starting in late September and continuing through early October. Fire is used as a management tool, much as it has been used for thousands of years by Native American tribes in the region. Roughly 1,350 acres will be impacted.

* The Northern California Community Bloodmobile will be in the Safeway parking lot today from 1 to 6 p.m. in Crescent City.

* The Brookings Harbor Community Shoe Bank reopens Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Brookings Elks Lodge on Elks Drive. Free shoes are available are available for men, women and children. Socks are also donated.

In sports news:

* Del Norte High’s undefeated football team hits the road this week, going to Petaluma for a 7 p.m. battle with the 1-2 Trojans. Listen to the Warrior Pregame Show at 6:30 p.m. today with John Pritchett and John Horner. Brookings-Harbor High is also on the road tonight, heading north to face the Bandon Tigers at 7 o’clock. The Bruins are 1-0 after beating Gold Beach last week.