KHSU Staff

National Weather Service-Eureka

 

Winter weather storms are upon us in Humboldt County and the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office has issued a press release on how to navigate through the next few days as snow, hail, wind and rain are expected to last until the weekend. Read below: 

The KHSU Community Advisory Meeting , originally scheduled for tonight, February 28th, has been postponed until Wednesday , March 7th. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m.  in room 405 of the HSU Student Business Services building.

Possible extreme weather tonight could make travel for some members dangerous.

CalTrans

Humboldt County officials have issued a snow and ice advisory:

>Road conditions for Feb. 22

The following road closures are in effect:

  1. Meridian Road @ m.p. 0.75
  2. Bair Road

 

The following roads are opened with conditions:

The FBI director and several top intelligence leaders are testifying on Capitol Hill about worldwide threats. The Senate Intelligence Committee, which is holding the hearing, is also conducting an inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Watch the proceedings live.

On this episode of the California Innocence Project, Guy Miles shares his story about a bad identification leading to wrongful conviction -- and 18 years in prison.


Don Gonyea/NPR

A memo alleging that the FBI abused its surveillance authority became public on Friday after a push by House Republicans.

Kellie Jo Brown/Humboldt State

The so-called Super Blue Blood Moon, the first since 1866, put on a stellar show above Humboldt County this morning. 

 

One year into the Trump administration, the Speaker of the House has extended the traditional invitation to the president to "take account of the progress we have made" and "lay out the work that still remains to be done."

The California Grower's Association announced, via a press release, that it filed a lawsuit challenging the California Department of Food and Agriculture's decision to allow unlimited stacking of cultivation licenses for cannabis farmers. 

The full press release from the California Grower's Association  is below: 

Women's March on Eureka Facebook.

According to a press release, the Women's March on Eureka is planned for Saturday, January 20, 2018. The event is set to start out with a rally at 1 p.m. and the march will being at 2 p.m. All events are taking place in Eureka at the C Street Plaza. 

In a statement, organizers for the Women's March on Eureka say they believe women's rights are human rights and also listed the importance of inclusivity within the community. 

Peter Fretwell

KHSU's Lorna Bryant was presented with a Staff Recognition award at Humboldt State's Spring Welcome ceremony for her work and dedication to, not only the campus community, but the community-at-large.

Humboldt State President Dr. Lisa Rossbacher read from Lorna's nomination for the award:

Food For Thought

Jennifer Bell talks about delighting your everyday meals with Louise Zueleger from Louise's Gourmet Seasoned Finishing Salts.


The California Innocence Project (CIP) is a law school clinical program at California Western School of Law dedicated to releasing wrongfully convicted inmates. Students and staff attorneys have secured the release of many innocent people who otherwise may have spent the rest of their lives in prison.   Justin Brooks, co-founder of the California Innocence Project, discusses the origins of this effort to free unjustly incarcerated people. 


Tune in at 1pm on New Year's Day for Capitol Steps.

FBI Director Christopher Wray is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee for an oversight hearing. He is likely to face questions about the Russia investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. 

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Dec 6, 2017

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In a turn of events, Humboldt State University President Lisa Rossbacher announced on Tuesday that the HSU Lumberjacks will continue their football program. For weeks it was uncertain whether or not Rossbacher would decide to keep the intercollegiate football team. The team, according to Rossbacher, had outpouring support from alumni and community donors and she said she was impressed by the passionate group of boosters who led a fund drive to sustain the program.

On her last day as an educator at Humboldt State, Dr. Melinda Myers discusses sexual harassment, abuse, as well as women claiming power and strength. 

Flashback: Summer 1979

Nov 30, 2017

Then student-run KHSU runs it's first summer schedule of the '70s.

That summer, the station operated just 6 hours a day, from 6 p.m to midnight -- a mix of Rock, Classical and Jazz shows through the week with an early electronic music show "Computer Corner" on Sunday night. The station also broadcast Humboldt Crabs games and Arcata City Council meetings.

Artist and deejay Kenn Hunt drew the psychedelic cover art shown here. Hunt created many of KHSU's program covers and posters, defining the look for the station in the late '70s. 

A notification sent from Humboldt State University's Police Department describes the incident which took place Wednesday evening, in an email sent to students, staff and faculty:

University Police are alerting the campus community about a sexual battery that took place at about 8:55 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 29.

A female was grabbed by a suspect she did not know near Science A. She screamed, pushed him away, and he ran off.

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