A Rotarian empties a bin full of toy cats on dogs from helicopter piloted by Dan Brattain during a fundraising event at Port of Brookings Harbor.
Approximately $14,100 was raised for nonprofit organizations during the Rotary International of Brookings’ Raining Cats and Dogs event Saturday at the Port of Brookings Harbor Kite Field.
Nonprofits weren’t the only ones who benefited. After Bonnie Northrup, event chair, matched the numbers on the toy dogs and cats to the numbers of the “adoption” papers, a Harbor resident became $5,000 richer as the grand prize winner.
Rowdy mental patient J.P. McMurphy (Evan Vest) leads inmates Martini (Matt Stump), Billy Bibbit (Andrew Simmons) and Cheswick (Dave Lovell) to rebel against taking their daily tranquilizing medication.
The Chetco Pelican Players will present Ken Kesey’s classic asylum story “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest,” at 7:30 p.m. tonight (Sept. 27), 2 p.m. Sunday, and for the next two weekends at the Chetco Playhouse, 1240 Chetco Ave. in Brookings.
Music lovers enjoy an afternoon of music during Stagelights’ first outdoor music event Saturday at a private amphitheater off Cape Ferrelo Drive north of Brookings.
An estimated crowd of about 130 people filled the amphitheater at a new outdoor venue off Cape Ferrelo Drive Saturday to listen to the music of local bands such as Second Bridge, Giraffes on a Raft and The Joint Chiefs.
The country’s largest monument for World War II veterans is in Del Norte County’s backyard, but not many knew about it until recently.
Nestled among the tall trees near the entrance to Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, a stone dedicating the National Tribute Grove to the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces went largely unnoticed for most of the 65 years it sat there.