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The Curry County Road Department will begin chip seal paving work in the central and south county areas beginning June 1. Travelers should expect lane closures and up to 20-minute delays on the roads being chip sealed.

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Small nonfarm businesses in 10 California counties, including Del Norte County and neighboring counties in Oregon, are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. Director Tanya N. Garfield, of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Cen…

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Curry County is working on its request to enter Phase II of reopening Oregon. County officials statewide received a letter Thursday night, May 28, from Gov. Kate Brown’s office outlining the process for moving to Phase II — although exactly what will be allowed under Phase II has not been defined.

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Children turning 5 years old by Sept. 1 are eligible to enroll in kindergarten and in lieu of the traditional “Kindergarten Roundup,” Kalmiopsis Elementary School is offering drive-through pick-up of registration packets on Tuesday, June 2. The school is located at 650 Easy St., Brookings.

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HARBOR — Jesus “Zeus” Zamora was ready to strike out on his own and open Accent Barber. He secured a spot in the green building on Lower Harbor Road that is also home to Mountain View Custom Motorcycles and Rebel Ink Tattoo and was preparing his grand opening.

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The Bureau of Land Management is proposing updates to antiquated regulations governing administration of timber sales and protest of forest management decisions, which haven’t been revised in more than 35 years. This proposal more effectively executes the bureau’s modern watershed and landsc…

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A newborn initially tested positive for COVID-19 in Curry County but subsequent tests showed the baby did not have COVID-19, according to Curry County Public Health Department officials.

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SALEM — The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD) will offer limited camping at many state park campgrounds starting June 9. State park camping closed statewide March 23 to contain the spread of coronavirus and limit travel, especially to smaller communities and rural areas.

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Starting Thursday, May 21, the Oregon Employment Department is providing unemployment benefits through the CARES Act Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program. PEUC is a 13-week extension of Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits for claimants who have run out of regular benefits.

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Curry County's fifth confirmed COVID-19 case is a local healthcare worker who is employed in Del Norte County, according to the Curry County Public Health Department.

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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has detected the state’s first cases of a potentially crippling hoof disease in two Roosevelt elk from a resident herd in Del Norte County.  

Governor Kate Brown announced Thursday, May 14, the counties that can begin entering Phase I of reopening on May 15 under her framework for building a safe and strong Oregon. Curry County was one of the 28 approved counties.

The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change.

Caltrans is planning to enact five full nighttime closures through Last Chance Grade along U.S. Highway 101 south of Crescent City from just north of Wilson Creek Bridge (milepost 13.3) to Humboldt Road (milepost 23.8) to accelerate progress on its work there.  

It has been a little over seven weeks but for many Oregonians, the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on their everyday lives seem like an eternity. Whether it be donning a mask, isolating at home, or losing much-needed income, the citizens of Curry County are doing their part by joining wi…

PORTLAND — Governor Kate Brown on Thursday, May 7, announced new details of her framework for rebuilding a safe and strong Oregon, including new guidance for counties and businesses on the phased reopening process. The guidance is the product of a robust engagement process with stakeholders,…

As the weather warms up, camping enthusiasts can go outdoors and enjoy one of the county’s two campgrounds. Boice Cope County Park, north of Port Orford, a campground with a day-use area, will be ready for overnight reservations on Friday, May 8. Lobster Creek, near Agness, will remain close…