Good Night and Good Luck

(April 18, 2019) It's no secret that KHSU had been in some state of turmoil since the seemingly abrupt firing of longtime operations and program director Katie Whiteside last May, and more...

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Sad Days in the First District

(April 11, 2019) It's been a rough couple of weeks for voters in Humboldt County's First District. First, they watched as challenger Allen McCloskey's campaign to unseat two-term incumbent Rex Bohn in next...

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My Conversation with Richard Ehle

(April 4, 2019) As a reporter, there are moments you remember with incredible clarity. Sometimes it's because the moments are monumental, like when a source called in 2007 to tell me a criminal...

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Green Your Weed

(April 18, 2019) If you've found yourself in recent months puffing on some weed while arguing with a relative on Facebook about the merits of the Green New Deal, some self-reflection may...

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Smoochy Woochy Poochy Headaches

(April 11, 2019) The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department caused quite a stir on Facebook last week with a somewhat confusing post that appeared to offer a warning to cannabis farms. "Believe it or...

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Supes Pass Hemp Moratorium

(April 4, 2019) The Humboldt County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously April 2 to approve a temporary moratorium on the cultivation of industrial hemp. "The cannabis industry feels very strongly about it,"...

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Should You Blame the Media?

A decision flowchart for people in trouble

(April 4, 2019) Illustration by Jonathan Webster...

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Cannabis Strains for 2019 Stress*

*that we wish were real

(March 21, 2019) Ivy Express. Soothing notes of yacht deck wax and bubble sheet are the result of crossing Legacy Pledge and Aunt Becky. Together, they replace parental worry over your child's...

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Farewell from McKinley's Statue

(February 28, 2019) Oh, hi. Well, this is awkward. I mean, I figured we'd run into each other at the farmers market or whatever before I left. That's breaking up in Humboldt...

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Changing of the Seasons

One native's perspective

(April 18, 2019) It has been a cold winter with what used to be normal amounts of rain. Floods have taken lives locally and we even had snow down to the sand...

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Genocide and Fugly Chairs

What Antiques Roadshow left out of Seth Kinman's legacy

(April 11, 2019) Recently, Antiques Roadshow did an appraisal of a Colt Model 1851 pistol that apparently belonged to early Humboldt County settler Seth Kinman. Spoiler alert: It's supposedly worth $50,000. During...

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A Military Parade of Shock and Awe or a Circus Cavalcade of Compunctious Consumption

One Native's perspective

(April 4, 2019) In all his self-aggrandizing bluster, the great orange father has proposed, at various times, a military parade to brashly venerate his presidency with marshalled aplomb. He has glommed onto...

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Rats Leaving A Sinking Ship?

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Mud Slingin'

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'Goodbye Dear Friend'

(April 18, 2019) Editor: With the abrupt elimination of all local programming, all volunteers and nearly all paid staff of KHSU radio station by Humboldt State University Vice President of Advancement Craig Wruck...

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'Abject Failure'

(April 11, 2019) Editor: Over the course of the two years since Josiah Lawson's tragic killing and the drawn out wait for resolution, it has increasingly seemed that the criminal justice system in...

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'I Remained Invisible'

(April 11, 2019) Editor: This is an open letter to all who organize events, such as Transgender Day of Visibility, and other trans and queer events, locally ("#WeWillNotBeErassed," Nov. 29, shared on the...

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  • Re: 'Goodbye Dear Friend'

    • I have been in Hum County 43 years. I was a freshman at HSU. From…

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    • I would say the "abject failures" would be ones who know what happened, and refuse…

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    • Several individuals with various disabilities were at the event and chairs as well as tables…

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