Emergency responders from a variety of agencies take part in a procession from Cornerstone Community Church to the cemetery on Saturday to honor Crescent Fire and Rescue chief Steve Wakefield. Wakefield died of a third stroke on April 26, 2019 at age 64. Tony Reed / Del Norte Triplicate
Del Norte Sheriffs Cmdr. Grant Henderson honors Deputy Sarah Asbury for her dedication to working with survivors of crime at Pelican Bay State Prison's National Crime Victims' Rights luncheon. Jessica Cejnar / Del Norte Triplicate
Social workers with the Del Norte Child Welfare Services program receive recognition for their work with children and families at a National Crime Victims' Rights Luncheon on Thursday. Jessica Cejnar / Del Norte Triplicate
Cora-Marie Penn-Orona, a legal advocate with the Harrington House, receives an award from Director Jolanda Ingram on Thursday for her advocacy work with the domestic violence shelter's clients. Jessica Cejnar / Del Norte Triplicate
Georgiana Gensaw, chair of the school district's American Indian Education Parent Committee, takes part in a meeting on the Local Control Accountability Plan at Margaret Keating Elementary School on Wednesday. Jessica Cejnar / Del Norte Triplicate
Yanahlea Robinson, a senior at Sunset High School, recites her poem "Hope is a Feather" at the annual Child Abuse Prevention Council's candlelight vigil and flag-raising ceremony on Monday. Robinson, a peer leader with the high school's Sources of Strength program, said she was inspired to reach out to fellow teens by her mother who came from an abusive home. Jessica Cejnar / Del Norte Triplicate
Jessica Cejnar / Del Norte Triplicate Former Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputy Greg O’Rourke is sworn in as the Yurok Tribe’s new public safety chief on Friday. O’Rourke began his career in law enforcement with the Yurok Tribe in 2000.