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KHSU Magazine: NCJ Analysis Favors Madrone in 5th District

KHSU's Natalya Estrada talks with the North Coast Journal's Thadeous Greenson on the close race for 5th District Supervisor --last check they were separated by only 33 votes--and how ballots are counted. She also speaks with the North Coast Journal's Jenifer Fumiko Cahill on talking with community member Wendy Chan about her life growing up in China before moving to the United States, and how those experiences reflect in her cooking classes.

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Yurok Tribe

Food For Thought continues to highlight traditional Native foods. 

Yurok basketweaver Lena Hurd joins Jennifer Bell to talk about harvesting and preparing acorns for acorn mush. 


Friends of the Eel River

“The key piece of this whole scheme, is that you get out from under the requirement to provide fish passage over Scott dam”

Tom Wheeler, Executive Director of the Environmental Protection Information Center, hosts a discussion with Friends of the Eel River Conservation Director Scott Greacen about Humboldt County’s position on the Eel River dams and concerns about transparency in local government. 

This week on Artwaves: Stock Schlueter, Elaine Benjamin and Michelle Murphy-Ferguson. All three are North Coast Open Studios charter artists.

They discuss their current work, influences and the importance of Open Studios to them individually and to the Humboldt County community as a whole. The 20th annual North Coast Open Studios continues this Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit northcoastopenstudios.com for maps to studios. You can listen to the program in the iTunes or Google Play. 


Chris Howard and Gerry Hemmingsen will stay in their seats as Del Norte County Supervisors according to preliminary results from the county elections office.

Hemmingsen received 51.75% of the vote in the fourth district contest.  The next nearest candidate,  David Mason received 25.5% of the vote.  If these numbers hold when results are finalized, Hemmingsen will retain the seat without a runoff.

Incumbent Chris Howard received 66.1% of the votes cast.  His only rival, Jake Smith pulled in 397 votes for 33.64%.

Humboldt County Final Unofficial Election Night Results

Jun 6, 2018
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Tuesday's June primary for California not only set the stage for the state governor's race in November. It also created several close local elections which determines who takes the incredibly close county auditor-controller seat, the fifth district supervisor position and others. Here's a look at last night's final, but unofficial, election night report. 

UPDATED: Humboldt County Preliminary Election Results

Jun 5, 2018

Update: the second round of election results has been released by the Humboldt County Elections Office. Results that are updated will be shown in italics. 

Preliminary election results for California’s Primary election and Humboldt County’s local elections have been released. This information will be updated and revised throughout the election cycle when all ballots are counted. KHSU will update this report with more information as it is released. 

As of 8:23 p.m. voting records indicate that approximately 12.96 percent of voter ballots have been counted. 

Humboldt, Del Norte Voting Information

Jun 5, 2018
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Tuesday June 5th is election day for California Primaries and for local offices. KHSU has compiled some general information about the candidates and the voting process. 

You're invited to be in a studio audience for a series of live performances next week at the Arcata Playhouse. This KHSU/PBS Northcoast collaboration, called Lost Coast Sessions, will spotlight local talent ranging from chamber music to heavy metal. Here's the lineup: 

Mike Wilson On the Importance of Local Elections

Jun 4, 2018

Humboldt County District 3 Supervisor, Mike Wilson talks about why voting in local elections matters as well as some of the projects on the horizon for the Board of Supervisors. District 3 includes Arcata, Blue Lake, Manila, Freshwater and Kneeland. 


With extensive vineyards and wineries in Mendocino and Southern Oregon, what is the potential for more grape growing on the north coast?

On this week's Thursday Night Talk, Yana Valchovic's guests were Andrew Morris from the Briceland Vineyards and farm advisor Glenn McGourty from Mendocino County. 


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From NPR

Oregon’s problems with blue-green algae have spread to another lake. State officials have issued a health advisory for Upper Klamath Lake. It’s in southern Oregon, west of Klamath Falls.

Toxins from blue-green algae can be harmful to humans and animals.

In the affected areas of Klamath Lake, visitors should avoid swimming and activities such as water skiing or power boating. Toxins are not absorbed through the skin, but people with skin sensitivities may experience a puffy red rash at the affected area.

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