NORTH COAST

Humboldt, Del Norte Voting Information

Jun 5, 2018
Tom Arthur-Wikimedia

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. 

Sound Ecology: Ospreys

Mar 19, 2018
Ken Lee / National Wildlife Federation

Ospreys are the world’s most widespread raptor, found near water everywhere except Antarctica.

Naturalist Ken Burton shares a bit about the life history of this special bird.


Jennifer Kalt / Humboldt Baykeeper

On January 4, the Trump Administration announced its plan to open nearly all federal waters to offshore oil exploration and drilling. It would be the largest ever proposed, with 47 leases, including 6 off the California coast. In the current draft, Northern and Central CA lease sales are scheduled for 2021 and 2023.

Jennifer Savage of Surfrider Foundation joins us to discuss resistance to this outrageous plan at the local, state, and national  levels.

Tune in to learn how you can take action to protect our coast! See below for links and info. 


Commercial Crab Season Set to Begin January 15

Jan 11, 2018
California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Commercial crab season will open next week in Humboldt, Mendocino and Del Norte Counties. T

Humboldt County Local Election: Unofficial Results

Nov 9, 2017

The most recent unofficial results were released this week by the Humboldt County Elections Office. The final results which are released afterwards may reflect slightly different numbers. 

Bonnie Deister of Ferndale led the race for the College of the Redwoods Board of Trustees Area 1 with 56.67 percent of the vote. Opponent and incumbent, also from Ferndale, Tracy Coppini, had 42.85 percent as of Monday night. 

EPIC

For four decades the Environmental Protection Information Center, or EPIC, based in Humboldt County, has served the North Coast on a variety of issues pertaining to wildlife, sustainability and environmental lawsuits.

Tom Wheeler of EPIC said it’s important for Humboldt County to have local representation and groups within the region which is a key factor in the non-profits’ success throughout its 40 year history.

wikipedia

Identity, sense of place and community. Michael M. shares some of his story.


HSU

HSU President Lisa Rossbacher highlights a collaborative initiative called the Equity Alliance of the North Coast.  This region-wide effort seeks to develop a more welcoming and supportive community -- the goal is to increase inclusion in our region.

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