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Editor’s Note: This is another in The Pilot’s series of “Who We Are” profiles – periodic reports about interesting people in our community and the difference they make.

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’Tis the season for feasting and giving, and that’s exactly what students in Michelle Prudden’s Exploring Careers class at Brookings-Harbor High School are doing.

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It’s been a Brookings tradition since 1969, and Brookings Community Christmas Bazaar organizers expect hundreds to browse through a wealth of handmade decorations and gifts this year during the Nov. 16 event at Brookings-Harbor High School and at Azalea Middle School.

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

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‘Better late to the party than never’ was the theme of the day when Chetco River chinook salmon finally kept their date for a free ride to the Elk River Hatchery.

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The Coast Guard has suspended its search for Dan VanCleave after more than 22 hours of combined searches in the vicinity of Brookings.

The opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season will be delayed from Dec. 1 until at least Dec. 16 along the entire Oregon coast as testing shows crabs are too low in meat yield, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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A Beachfront RV park lease deal seems still on track after a workshop meeting with Curry County’s commissioners.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement for the South Central Oregon Coast and the Curry County Coast.

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In near-total darkness, two points of light illuminate a large white transport truck, as the chuffing sound of a conveyor belt breaks the surrounding nighttime quiet.

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It was a 22-mile walk for the South Coast Humane Society Executive Director Jenifer Alcorn and her friend Stacy Cook of Fresno, Calif.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Sneaker Waves Advisory for Thursday afternoon and evening for the South Central Oregon Coast and Curry County Coast.

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A community tradition continued this Veteran’s Day with Brookings decked out in 300 American flags, plus those representing the U.S. Coast Guard, Merchant Marines, Navy, Army, Air Force, Marines, prisoners of war, and service men and women missing in action (POW-MIA).

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It was a 22-mile walk for the South Coast Humane Society Executive Director Jenifer Alcorn and her friend Stacy Cook of Fresno, Calif.

Subscribers found their issues of The Pilot in their mailboxes on Tuesday - rather than on their doorsteps - following the newspaper’s change from carrier to postal delivery that began this week.

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

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The National Weather Service in Medford has issued an Air Stagnation Advisory until 10 a.m. Tuesday for our region, including east Curry County, Central Douglas County, Josephine County, Jackson County and the Klamath Basin.

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American flags and those from various military organizations are being paced this morning along Highway 101 in Brookings as part of an annual tradition.

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Divide Camp is an odd name for a place that brings veterans together to instill hope, develop friendships and give purpose to their lives.

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Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish and Wildlife troopers are seeking the public’s assistance regarding a bald eagle being illegally shot with a firearm on Lower Cow Creek Road near West Fork Cow Creek Road. 

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On a crisp fall morning, in the not-quite-light of pre-dawn, men in waders gathered to seine for fish at Huntley Park on the Rogue River, about 7 miles up Jerrys Flat Road out of Gold Beach.

Oregon-based Country Media Inc. purchased The Pilot, as well as the Del Norte Triplicate in Crescent City, out of bankruptcy on July 1. Now, four months later, The Pilot’s subscribers will see changes in how and when it’s delivered.

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More questions than answers exist as Port of Brookings Harbor commissioners consider an offer from the Curry County Parks and Rec Department to take over management and operation of the port’s Beachfront RV Park at 16035 Boat Basin Rd.

Southwestern Oregon Community College has been named one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

The weather in Brookings and much of the Southern Oregon and Northern California Coast will continue to be dominated by a persistent high pressure system, according to the National Weather Service.

A solemn ceremony at Brookings Harbor on Friday marked the third-annual Blessing of the Fleet, a memorial to those who have been lost at sea.