Former Del Norte Supervisor, sportscaster Blackburn dies


CRESCENT CITY- Some sad news out of Del Norte County. Chuck Blackburn who was a former county supervisor and the longtime radio voice of Del Norte High school athletics has died.

Blackburn died of a heart attack Tuesday morning in Phoenix, Arizona.

He served two terms as supervisor for District 3. Blackburn called varsity football and basketball games on k-pod radio for over 20 years. He was also a teacher at the high school.

Blackburn was 83 years-old.