Hoopa's Radio Station Offers Life Saving and Community Building Information

Native women aged 25 - 55 are the station's target audience because "nothing gets started or stopped without them." KIDE FM Hoopa Tribal Radio Station Manager, Joe Orozco talks about the importance of Tribally owned and operated community radio in remote, rural areas and the ways in which Hupa culture is cultivated through the station.

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The Kinetic Grand Championship runs its 50th race Memorial Day weekend 2018.  The event's fun and fabulous Pageantry Competition will be on it's own day, Friday May 25th  from 6 to 10 p.m at the Arcata Community Center.

Scholars Yojana Miraya and Brenda Perez discuss their respective areas of research - and the reality of  academia's priviledging of white researchers.


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John Griffith, who rose to internet fame alongside his Fortuna California Conservation Corps members for having dance moves, has taken his love of nature to a new show for Animal Planet called Wild Jobs.

But he was, by his own admission, a bad kid. "It led to me experimenting with drugs and alcohol, way too early and way too hardcore."

City of Arcata

In last week's Arcata City Council Meeting, city council was addressed by North Coast Prepatory Academy students Olivia Joachim and Eva Swartz presented several facts about gun control laws throughout the state and country. 

Food For Thought

In Wiyot country.  

LeeAnn Moore joins Jennifer Bell to talk about growing up eating traditional Wiyot foods.


The Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services reported in a press release  that the county has three time more hepatitis C cases compared to the California state average. Nearly one in 18 people had cases of the virus in 2017. Public Health is working on ways to bring the number of cases down. 

The full press release is below: 

Millions of people in the U.S. live with chronic hepatitis, and according to the California Department of Public Health, Humboldt County’s rate of new cases of hepatitis C is nearly three times the state average.

Shakespeare’s Richard II explores the changing nature of kingship in England, and contrasts the poetic but ineffectual Richard with the Machiavellian Bolingbroke, who deposes him to become Henry IV.  Join Solomon and Mary for some beautiful Shakespearian poetry about the downfall of a king.


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Pete Nichols talks to Waterkeeper Alliance Senior Organizer Lesley Adams about a fracked gas pipeline that would trample farms, ranches, and tribal lands to reach a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Coos Bay, Oregon. The proposed 229-mile pipeline would impact more than 400 waterways, including the Rogue, Umpqua, and Klamath Rivers. The LNG terminal would be one of the largest climate polluters in the state. 


Arcata watercolorist Alan Sanborn joins Artwaves this week, as the second in a series of Artwaves interviews with North Coast Open Studios artists who’ve participated in the event since it began 20 years ago.

Also, music merges with visual art courtesy of Kathrin Burleson’s “The Creation” painting series featured in Eureka Symphony’s final concert of this season to be held Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Arkley Center for the Performing Arts in Eureka.


The North Coast Journal's Linda Stansberry explores the world of animal death and necropsy reports at the Sequoia Park Zoo in Eureka. She explains the Zoo's history with exotic animals, new sustainable practices as well as how care conditions and zoo regulations have changed since it's inception in 1907. 

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The campus of Oregon State University-Cascades sits off Bend’s main drag in a part of the west side where there's plenty of room to grow. But the school is raising its profile, and endearing itself to locals, through events such as the “science pubs” the university throws at the local McMenamins.

Amy Herauf is a regular at these lectures. 

“I love being able to come out to the pub and grab a drink and something to eat, and geek out, basically,” Herauf said with a laugh at one recent science pub. 

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Only one of three inmates who managed a brazen escape during an electrical malfunction at a South Carolina jail Saturday night remained at large Tuesday night.

After a 2 1/2-day manhunt across three states, a U.S. Marshals task force apprehended Tyshon Demontrea Johnson on Tuesday afternoon, according to WCIV.

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