The Central Curry School District 1 Board of Directors has approved the ratified contract agreements with the Central Curry School District 1 Classified Employees Association and the Central Curry Educators Association.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is proposing to expand critical habitat for the Southern Resident orca whales over 15,626 square miles in the Pacific Ocean along the West Coast.

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Workers have set up scaffolding and fall prevention barriers around the Brookings City Hall as a $1.2 million seismic retrofit project begins.

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Their work table was littered with shreds of paper, bits of string, beads, paint, sponges and glue. Serious art making was in progress by this group of eight students, ages 6 to 9, who were working on abstract collage self-portraits.

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A parcel of land near Brookings Regional Airport is being considered as a prime training area for the Brookings Fire Department.

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Work to stabilize a failed slope along Highway 101 northwest of Brookings is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation.

Storms, boat traffic, animal noises and more contribute to the underwater sound environment in the ocean, even in areas considered protected, a new study from Oregon State University shows.

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Highway 199 that connects Highway 101 just outside Crescent City east into Oregon has become one of the deadliest corridors in Oregon, according to new details released this week by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT).

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The Harbor Fire District is moving forward with plans to hire a new fire chief and has appointed a new board commissioner.

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

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Organizers of the Coastal Christmas Light Parade are moving forward with the event following approval for an event permit fee waiver by the Brookings City Council.

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An Oregon man faces criminal charges after investigators said he led them on a two-state high speed pursuit that began near Port Orford.

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Students attending schools in the Brookings-Harbor School District have something that their schools haven’t offered for 15 years — a School Resource Officer (SRO).

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As students travel to local schools for another year in the classrooms, regional police officers say they’ll be particularly diligent in enforcing school-zone traffic violations.

With 10 chickens caged atop their car - plus five dogs, a turtle and their 5-year-old son in the back - Annelise Huppert and Shaugn McEvoy made quite a sight driving down California’s State Route 70, their rusted brakes screeching as flames chased them.

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The repair of the roadway at U.S. Highway 101’s Hooskanaden slide, between Brookings and Gold Beach, will have to settle in for the long haul - literally.

Fishermen along the California coast boasted boatloads of prized salmon during this year’s season, which reportedly has been one of the better salmon fishing seasons in years.

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Federal funds have been allocated for fiscal year 2020 to dredge the entire Rogue River boat basin access channel, announced Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio (D) Aug. 27.

Jim Martin remembers hitting the Del Norte Golf Course off State Route 197 “way back when” he lived in Brookings in the 1980s.

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Teachers and community members listened intently as leaders of the Brookings-Harbor and Central Curry school districts outlined this year’s goals and challenges for their staffs and students.

The Curry County commissioners have voted unanimously to discontinue supporting operation of the county’s 17 tsunami sirens. So, what now?

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“We are going to literately take a bite out of crime,” said Curry County Sheriff John Ward, as he outlined the effectiveness of his office’s two new K9 officers.

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Members of the Brookings-Harbor Education Association joined more than 200 teachers from California at the Del Norte Unified School District Board meeting on Aug. 22 to make a unified, emotional plea to resume contract negotiations.

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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.

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.

Curry County officials say they remain perplexed as to why local traffic court systems are experiencing a high rate of no-shows, especially with a stiff penalty for those facing only minor citations.

This is the conclusion of a two-part story. The Brookings man who is sharing his account asked The Pilot to hide his identity and refer to him only as “M.”

“The number-one issue in Curry County, and the need for ‘all hands on deck,’ is the shortage of affordable and workforce housing,” Curry County Commissioner Court Boice told The Pilot as he prepared to present a resolution for an emergency housing declaration during the Curry County Board of…

With the new school year beginning in September, school officials in Crescent City, Brookings and Gold Beach said they’ll be closely monitoring student absenteeism rates and developing solutions to lower those rates.

Over the years, residents of Wonder Stump Road have expressed concerns that Del Norte County officials are moving toward an unnecessary widening of the road, all the while receiving assurances no such plan is in motion.

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“Without a navigable channel, we are going to lose our fishing, we are going to lose our recreation, we are going to lose our tourism, and the economic fallout from that will be huge,” declared Curry County Commissioner Chris Paasch.

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Traffic is crazy, along U.S. Highway 101 from Crescent City north up through Brookings-Harbor and Gold Beach.

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Brookings Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police Kelby McCrae is heading into his second year as Brookings’ top cop with excitement and a strong vision for community service.