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Arcata Introduces New Police Chief

The Arcata City Council and city officials introduced the new Arcata Police Chief to the community on Friday afternoon. Chief Brian Ahearn sat down with local media, including KHSU, to discuss his plans and goals for the city. While Ahearn acknowledged he and the department have a lot of work to do, he is excited to begin creating connections with people in the community. His previous experience stems from working in San Diego with coastal and university towns for close to 31 years.

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Dream Quest provides youth with vocational and creative opportunities to imagine and build their dreams. Dream Quest is located in Willow Creek, California, and offers year-round and summer programs. 

Dream Quest StepUp program coordinator Nick Wilde connected with the KHSU Magazine to talk about community resilience and fostering healthy pathways for youth.


Camp Fire Updates

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As of Monday, Cal Fire reports that the Camp Fire in Butte County is 25 percent contained and has burned 113,000 acres. The cause is still under investigation. 

So far, 29 people are reported dead and there have been 3 firefighter injuries. A total of 6,453 homes are destroyed and 260 commercial structures are also destroyed. Approximately 15, 500 structures are threatened. A map of the fire's impact can be found at this link

Arcata Introduces New Police Chief

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Natalya Estrada

The Arcata City Council and city officials introduced the new Arcata Police Chief to the community on Friday afternoon. Chief Brian Ahearn sat down with local media, including KHSU, to discuss his plans and goals for the city. 

While Ahearn acknowledged he and the department have a lot of work to do, he is excited to begin creating connections with people in the community. His previous experience stems from working in San Diego with coastal and university towns for close to 31 years. 

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Jennifer Bell continues her visit at Marcelene Norton's Quail Run Farm in the Hoopa Valley. Marcelene and Jennifer talk about intergenerational sharing of Native traditions and food security in Hoopa.


Mike Kahn / Save The Redwoods League

In its 100-year history, Save the Redwoods League strives to protect, restore and connect: "We protect redwoods by purchasing forests and the surrounding lands needed to nurture them. We restore young, damaged and neglected redwood forests so they can become the old-growth forests of the future. We connect people to the peace and beauty of the California redwoods through a network of magnificent parks and protected areas."

As a part of their centennial celebration, Save The Redwoods League president and CEO Sam Hodder will deliver a free lecture at HSU's Kate Buchanan Room Wednesday, November 14th. Find more information for this free event can found here.


Listen to KHSU’s Artwaves for coverage of the Arts in Corrections program at Pelican Bay State Prison in Crescent City. Artists Janessa Johnsrude (theatre) and Julie McNiel (drawing/painting) talk about what drew them into the program to teach and its ongoing value for its students as well as what it has taught these two teachers. Also on the Nov. 6 Artwaves (the first segment) are Nan Voss, director, Ethan Vaughan and Tina Toomata, actors. They discuss North Coast Repertory Theatre’s staging of the musical “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” and the “Pandemonium” therein. The musical is on stage Nov.9-Dec. 8. All of this is on the Nov. 6 Artwaves on KHSU.


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The Humboldt County Elections Office released the final results early Wednesday morning with projections favoring several Democratic and Progressive candidates for the Eureka Mayor, Ward 1, 3 and 5 candidates. 

Her party recaptured the House Tuesday and Representative Nancy Pelosi plans to seek another term as speaker of the House. But Democrats will need to bridge the demands of progressives and moderates.

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This is an historic election. Voters could elect the first Native American woman to Congress - or as a state governor. Indian Country Today, FNX / First Nations Experience and Native Voice One are streaming a live coast-to-coast newscast for five hours on election night.

Anchors Antonia Gonzales, Mark Trahant and correspondents from across the country report the latest results for the record number of Native Americans running for office. Broadcast begins at 6pm Pacific Time.

 

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