A bulwark of spines protects this porcupine, making it nonchalant as it enjoyed a meal off the Cadre Loop despite my presence last week. Though I thought they were elusive, they’re often spotted by visitors to the Tolowa Dunes. Jessica Cejnar / Del Norte Triplicate
Bryant Anderson / Del Norte Triplicate
“My wife and I love the beach. We’re agate-maggots. We go after agates at low tide when the sun’s out. My buddy’s a top-picker. He has knee pads, and he just goes along, picking them, picking them.”
Jessica Cejnar / Del Norte Triplicate Challengers Kris Casas and Janet Wortman were the only two candidates in the race for Del Norte County Unified School District Board of Trustees to take part in a forum hosted by the True North Organizing Network on Thursday.
Del Norte Triplicate / Jessica Cejnar
Del Norte County Sheriff Erik Apperson and local volunteer firefighters partake in a chili dinner last week courtesy of Helena and Sophia Long. The Long girls provided dinner to the first responders to commemorate Sept. 11.