Katie Whiteside

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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'ESPN Women's Hoops' tweeted a link to a Ferndale High School girls basketball video.  After participating in this year Handclap Hoopla Challenge, the team's coaching staff says they plan to to make the hype video an annual tradition.  

Food For Thought

Jennifer Bell and Stephanie Alexandre continue their conversation about sustainable farming practices, nutrition and the Alexandre Family Farm egg business.

By Eric Draper [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Legendary singer-songwiter Graham Nash is performing at the Van Duzer Theater, March 24th at 8pm. This Grammy award-winning musician is a two-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Graham Nash's passionate voice continues to be heard in support of peace, social and environmental justice. 

Russ Cole spoke with Graham Nash ahead of his Humboldt performance.

In honor of Women's History Month, host Lorna Bryant explores the role of women in activism and resistance with guests Sierra Leash, activist and humanitarian for Syrian refugees and Jill Larrabee, organizer of Show Up Humboldt.

Larry Glass
Bob Doran

Supporters of an east/west railway line are trying again to gain traction for their ideas. The project, however, would involve serious ecological and social costs. Larry Glass (Executive Director of the NEC, and SAFE representative) and Tom Wheeler (Executive Director of EPIC) discuss these issues and the proposed feasibility study for an east/west railroad connecting Tehama and Humboldt. The Trinity County Transportation Commission recently rejected a grant from CalTrans to study the proposed rail line.


Author Ashton Applewhite joins hosts Ann Diver-Stamnes and Pam Brown to discuss the topic of aging while female, a term she coined as part of her new lecture series.  Ashton wrote the book This Chair Rocks:  A Manifesto against Ageism.  In this first interview in a two part series, she notes in regard to ageism against women, "Until we mobilize and decide to shine a light on it, we perpetuate it, and we collude in our own marginalization." 

Deep history and playful innovation.

Quebec’s Le Vent du Nord knows how to turn the lost past into intense and beautiful performances that push their roots in striking global directions. The group is blazing a path that connects their Québecois roots to the wider world, in both arrangements and on stage.

The band visited the KHSU studios during Fogou to talk with Vinny DeVaney and Bob Doran.

Le Vent du Nord performs at Arcata Playhouse: March 15, 8pm


City of Eureka

Should Eureka have street pianos? What about sidewalk poetry?

"Not only is it a strategic plan, it's also a visual celebration of the arts," says Rob Holmlund with the City of Eureka. From street pianos to Star Wars festivals, Holmlund and Swan Asbury talk to Wendy Butler about Eureka's Strategic Arts Plan 2017 -2022, adopted last month.

17th Annual Humboldt Juggling Festival

Mar 14, 2017

Festival founder and "Grand Daddy," Walter Beals returned to his alma mater for the 17th Annual Humboldt Juggling Festival taking place March 17-19 at the HSU West Gym. Tricia "the dish" Riel joined Walter to pass along the details of the event.

Eleanor Roosevelt was a reluctant president’s wife. A.P. journalist Lorena Hickok helped her by becoming a confidante, supporter and amorous partner. Author Susan Quinn talks about her research, going through hundreds of pictures and stories and thousands of love letters. She portrays a juicy tale of a long lasting relationship for the ages.


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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