EcoNews Report: The Redwood Wars

Darren Speece, author of "Defending Giants," talks about his new book on the Redwood Wars with the director of EPIC , Environmental Protection Information Center. Looking at the Redwood Wars, Speece offers lessons for the current environmental movement.

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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 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. 

This segment of Sound Ecology highlights native bees, including nuances of their behavior, life history and ecological importance.

"Not a fun place. Jail sucks," says James Faulk. "The orange jumpsuits are really uncomfortable and everything smells like cleaner, like bleach."

The former Times-Standard reporter (and current Lost Coast Outpost contributor) talks with fellow T-S veteran Neil Tarpey and Linda Stansberry about local journalism, addiction, and recovery.

 Marine mammalogist Dr. Dawn Goley is the director of the HSU Marine Mammal Stranding Program, which responds to reports of dead stranded marine mammals from the public and regularly monitors beaches for stranded marine mammals in Del Norte, Humboldt, and Mendocino counties. The program has documented several uncommon whale and dolphin species, sea turtles, and two sea otters in the last twenty years, and serves as an early warning system for catastrophic events like the California sea lion die-off in the past two years.

Chronologically Gifted: Summary on Aging While Female

Mar 30, 2017

Co-hosts Ann Diver-Stamnes and Pam Brown talk about what they learned from their four guests who shared their perceptions on how the aging process is different for women than it is for men.  They advocated for changing the current perceptions about women and aging:.  "..we must do so in unity across ages by learning to recognize ageism and pointing it out whenever we confront it,  and by shifting our own internal lenses so that we see the beauty inherent in having been given the gift of years of life."  

How organizers describe this weekend's Dada cabaret at Synapsis Nova:

"da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da starring Duane Edward Flatmo and others da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da da d da da da da... "

There's more, as Zuzka Sabata and Leslie Castellano explain to Wendy Butler.

Also, students from Sunnybrae Middle school and members Chubritza International Folk Band discuss a benefit concert at the Sanctuary in Arcata.

Meet the Young Ambassadors of Humboldt County

Mar 28, 2017

Claire Reynolds talks with students Zoe and Luan who have just returned from the Montessori Model United Nations conference in New York. The Montessori Model United Nations program offers students the opportunity to attend a two-day conference at the United Nations Headquarters where student delegates collaborate, debate, and negotiate with each other on global issues. Fundraising begins with trivia this weekend on Saturday April 1st, at the D Street Neighborhood Center in Arcata. More information at

What does a changing climate mean for North Coast fisherman and shellfish producers? 

Aquaculturalist Greg Dale, along with scientists Joe Tyburczy  and Erik Bjorkstedt (not pictured) discuss predicted impacts and mitigation.  

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From NPR

Note: This piece discusses the plot details from the sixth-season premiere of Veep.

Vice President Mike Pence said on a visit to South Korea today that the U.S. "era of strategic patience is over" regarding North Korea and its nuclear and ballistic missile program.

Some people call Jeremy Fox the "vegetable whisperer," the California chef who can coax remarkable flavors out of every part of his produce, even the flowers and leaves that most chefs throw away. One of his famous first-course dishes combines twice-shucked spring peas with macadamia nuts and white chocolate. He has reinvented cooking with vegetables, and in the process, reinvented himself, too.

No label, no careShamir just gifted us with a new album and it's already making Monday a whole lot brighter.

Hope was recorded over the weekend, a whirlwind attempt for the unclassifiable pop star to fall in love with music all over again.