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Congressman Huffman Stops By KHSU

Congressman Jared Huffman stopped by KHSU to talk with Econews Report's Tom Wheeler of EPIC. “The way it should work, there should be a constructive friction between the parties as we try to get things done and we listen to each other. When that system works we eventually find common ground and that’s not happening right now,” says Huffman during his interview.

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Food For Thought

Jennifer Bell discusses artisanal gluten-free baking with Shamira Heinz of Heartfire Bakery in Arcata.


Join the studio audience for a recording of My Favorite Lecture April 13th at Plaza Grill in Arcata.  

Marisol Cortes-Rincon will cover the current problems with the archaeology of warfare; the continuity of conflict in Mesoamerica from the Late Preclassic through the Terminal Classic period; the influence of Teotihuacan during the Early Classic period throughout Mesoamerica; and more.

Chronologically Gifted: Gina Pell on Perennials

Apr 6, 2017

Gina Pell believes in living life fully without generational boundaries.  

She coined the term Perennials:  "We are ever-blooming, relevant people of all ages... (who) are passionate, compassionate, creative, confident, collaborative, global-minded, risk takers..."  Gina defines Perennials and their growing place in the world.

 Science has often been overlooked or dismissed in the political arena. Given the current climate in Washington, it is imperative that scientists and non-scientists alike fight for, and demand, that policies affecting the environment, health, and well-being of our society be science-based and supported with facts.

Not too long ago, Melody Walker could be seen on almost every Arcata stage, performing everything from twangy folk to calypso.

  NPR's Weekend Edition wants to hear from listeners living in rural America on "The Call-In" segment.  What issues are you facing? What resources do you need and what do you love about living in town? Call NPR at 202-216-9217, and leave a voice-mail with your full name, where you're calling from, and your question could be on Weekend Edition this Sunday starting at 7:00am on KHSU 90.5.

VIDEO: Psychedelic Folk Night at the Sanctuary

Apr 4, 2017

Psychedelic folk revival singer and songwriter Joanne Rand and Rob Diggins stopped by the studio to visit KHSU Magazine host Claire Reynolds.

Joanne explains the creation process of her 16th album, and talks about the upcoming CD release concert of, Roses in The Snow in Drought. The concert is happening this Saturday, April 8th at the Sanctuary in Arcata. 

Sarah Nelson, Health Education Specialist at the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services talks with Claire Reynolds about an upcoming Youth Mental Health First Aid training that will be taking place at the Yurok Tribal Office in Weitchpec on Tuesday, April 18 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that helps people who are working with young people to identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.

To register for the Youth Mental Health First Aid training on April 18 in Weitchpec, contact Sarah nelson at snelson@co.humboldt.ca.us or by phone at 707-441-5565.

Rabia O'Loren joined Jennifer Bell to discuss her delicious baked goods and fundraising efforts for social justice causes.



What happens when a family physician asks "Where's the biggest need?"

Dr. Wendy Ring talks to Corinne Frugoni about puppetry, climate change, and local health issues. 


From NPR

Washington Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is back in town and spent Thursday morning on a tour of the Clark County Jail.

She spoke with corrections officers about ways to better help inmates with mental health and substance abuse issues.

Officials at the jail told Herrera Beutler their facility is overcrowded, and needs more treatment options for inmates.

The jail's detox center was packed with a dozen cots as inmates dealing with addiction wait out withdrawal symptoms.

Big cities aren’t the only places to see works by major artists. Sometimes you have to head to a small town.

On a Tuesday morning, three classes of sixth-graders crowd into the Pendleton Center for the Arts to face down a selection of Chuck Close’s portraits, on view through April 29.

“Come on in, crowd around,” said Bonnie Day, the center’s coordinator of education and outreach, as she invited the students to cross the room towards an 111-color, screen-printed self-portrait, complete with the preeminent artist's trademark glasses and goatee.

Mike Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, slammed WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange in a full-throated public denunciation Thursday before an audience for foreign policy specialists in Washington, D.C.

Chuck Close Portraits Heat Up The Pendleton Art Scene

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