Monday, Aug. 3, 2020
* Both the Brookings and Crescent City city councils meet today. In Brookings, a workshop is scheduled for 4 p.m., when the K-C-I-W Memorandum of Understanding will be discussed. The meeting will be in the E-O-C on Elk Drive. A virtual Zoom meeting is planned for the Crescent City City Council, starting at 6 p.m. It will discuss holding an election to present a transactions- and use-tax of one percent. Visit the city’s website for viewing details.
* Bowlers along the Border Coast must now go elsewhere if they want to roll a few frames, after Tsunami Lanes in Crescent City shut its doors last week. Owned by Elk Valley Rancheria, the bowling facility and sports bar has been severely impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. Several years ago, Azalea Lanes in Brookings closed its doors as well.
* Curry County picked up two new confirmed cases of Covid-19 over the weekend, both non-residents traveling through the area. Both individuals are from the same household and are self-isolated. Curry County has had 14 confirmed cases. Del Norte still has 88 confirmed cases, although none are active. Josephine County in Oregon reports a Covid-19 patient has died. The male was 33-year-old. Total deaths in Oregon is now 326, with more than 19,000 cases.
* College of the Redwoods’ workforce and community education program will offer an expanded pharmacy technician class in an online format for the fall 2020 semester. An informational sessions is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday or Aug. 18 at 6