Judy Collins: Ready for Humboldt

Judy Collins is coming to Humboldt County on September 30th. She'll be performing with longtime friend Stephen Stills in the Arkley Center for the Performing Arts . Danielle Orr caught up with Judy via phone to discuss music, art and learning to celebrate and laugh everyday.

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Artist's Rendering / Cherae Heights Casino

The Trinidad Rancheria is planning a 100-room, 6-story hotel adjacent to the Cherae Heights Casino on Scenic Drive bear Trinidad. My guests, Richard Johnson and Dave Hankin, are co-chairs for the Humboldt Alliance for Responsible Planning, a group recently formed to foster community involvement in proposed land developments that could have significant impact on quality of life and the environment. HARP’s concerns about the hotel include water supply, wastewater, impacts to birds, light pollution, traffic, and are calling for more transparency and public involvement. They will hold a public informational meeting on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Trinidad Town Hall.


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Jennifer Bell continues her discussion with Yadao Inong about traditional Native harvest of Lamprey "eel" along the Trinity and Klamath Rivers.


Los Angeles artist Anthony Ausgang’s works are part of an exhibit titled “Hollywood to the Redwoods” on display at Black Faun Gallery through September 29. Ausgang is this week’s guest on Artwaves. He speaks with Wendy Butler about the “cartoon universe” he’s created of which cats are a notable part. The various nonhuman scenes are nonetheless statements about very human fears and aspirations.


Judy Collins is coming to Humboldt County on September 30th. She'll be performing with longtime friend Stephen Stills in the Arkley Center for the Performing Arts.

Danielle Orr caught up with Judy via phone to discuss music, art and learning to celebrate and laugh everyday.


HSU Campus Dialogue on Race Seeks Submissions

Sep 17, 2018

HSU Library Media Coordinator Kumi Watanabe-Shock came by the KHSU Magazine to talk about the 20th Annual HSU Campus & Community Dialogue on Race, which will take place October 29 – November 2. The Campus Dialogue on Race is currently accepting proposals for workshops which invite students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community members to present and attend programs that relate to racial justice and its intersections with all forms of oppression and resistance. Deadline to submit: Thursday, Sept. 27 @ 4pm.


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Humboldt's artistic vibrancy is on seen late at night on stages across the county. Lost Coast Sessions brings a slice of that scene to you, complete with a live studio audience. 

An activist mom, her activist son and a celebration for a passionate young man. 

Forest activists, community members, musicians and artists will gather at the Historic Eagle House in Old Town, Eureka on Sunday, September 16 for a 20th Anniversary Memorial for David “Gypsy” Chain.  The event is a fundraiser for a scholarship in memory of the young man who lost his life while trying to prevent illegal logging near Grizzly Creek in the Van Duzen River watershed. 


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Lindsie Bear is the new program director for the Native Cultures Fund at Humboldt Area Foundation. Lindsie and her family recently joined the north coast community from the bay area. She previously worked with HeyDay Press, an independent, nonprofit publisher that promotes awareness and celebration of California’s many cultures, landscapes, and boundary-breaking ideas. 

Lindsie joined Jessica Eden to talk about her new role and the community strengthening work she's delighted to be a part of.


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"They really love this work. There are a lot of hard things about it -- it doesn't pay terrifically -- but they really love it. And I think its largely because they are people people." North Coast Journal editor Jennifer Fumiko Cahill, talks about the restauarant and bar servers she spoke to for the cover story in this week's issue, "Dishing it Out."

Surly customers, great experiences, bad tips, and a love of people, Fumiko Cahill previews it all. Oh, and no touching...ever.

EPA Considers Mine in Hoopa for Superfund Cleanup

Sep 13, 2018
Natalya Estrada

Yellow tinted water flows out of a mine shaft located below a small stretch of Highway 96. It’s part of the discharge from the now defunct Copper Bluff Mine, which is on tribal land. Ken Norton, Hoopa Valley Tribal member and director for the Tribal Environmental Protection Agency, says that although the mine was shut down in 1964, chemicals are still flowing directly into the Trinity River.

“The discharge that comes out of the mine entrance has been evaluated for concentrations of selenium, cadmium, mercury, arsenic and high levels of acidity," Norton says. 

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Officials have explained the mysterious closure of a New Mexico observatory earlier this month, saying they were investigating one of the facility's janitors for possession and distribution of child pornography.

The Sunspot Solar Observatory at Sacramento Peak was shut for 11 days for "a security issue," and its closure drew cheeky speculation that authorities were investigating the presence of UFOs.

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Florence may have concluded its crawl over the Carolinas, but officials are warning residents not to let the fairer weather deceive them. For days, the storm dumped relentless rain — in some places around three feet — and as all that water continues to make its way downstream, rivers keep on rising.

Google has warned some senators and Senate aides that their personal Google accounts have been targets of attempted hacks backed by foreign governments, the company confirmed on Thursday.

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wrote to Senate leaders on Wednesday that his office has discovered a number of senators and Senate staff members were warned by a major technology company "that their personal email accounts were targeted by foreign government hackers."

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