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Monday, April 24, 2017
HUMBOLDT COUNTY, CALIFORNIA

Tom Russell is Rad and He's Coming to Ferndale!

Lyndsey Battle / Yesterday @ 2:44 p.m. /

Tom Russell called into KHUM this morning to talk about that one time he was a radio DJ in Gilroy, beverages made from the agave plant and his upcoming visit to play at The Old Steeple in Ferndale on April 26th.  Tom sure knows how to stay busy and it seems there's no creative outlet he's left unexplored.  You can check out his music (he's recorded over 35 studio albums), painting or writing on his website:  tomrussell.com or better yet, go see him play at the Old Steeple this upcoming Wednesday!

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Earth Day Celebration LIVE at ENF

Cliff Berkowitz / Saturday, April 22 @ 11:48 a.m. / Event

A big Earth Day Celebration is going on right now at Eureka Natural Foods in Eureka. I am broadcasting live right behind check stand 5, near the ice machine. Loads of great food samples to try and all kinds of cool raffle items to win.  It's going on till 3pm!



Daily Slide Update - No Getting Through This Weekend

Cliff Berkowitz / Friday, April 21 @ 8:46 a.m. / Mother Nature

This morning I once again spoke with Caltrans Spokesman Eli Rohl to get an update on the 101 slide north of Leggett. The good news is, no new slide action overnight, however, geologists are determining whether or not it is safe to begin clearing the norther part of the slide (this is the newest part of the slide). If so, contractors are expected to begin 24 hour work on it. However, the earliest the road will be open again is sometime next week. For now, Caltrans recommends taking 299 or 36 to the 5 to go around. Again, please do not take Bell Springs Road. It is not mean for high traffic and is for locals only.

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John Craigie Live on KHUM 4-20-2017

Bayley Brown / Thursday, April 20 @ 4:59 p.m. / In Studio

The title is a flashback to this little ditty from 2007.  Titled "John Craigie Live on KHUM 5-18-2007" that in-studio was John's first KHUM visit.  Chris P who regularly fills in also played his first tune on KHUM.  Check it out!  You'll regret it if you don't.  

Today John rolled by to play some tunes from his new album "No Rain, No Rose" and talk with Amy about parents, live and other fun things.  He has a show tonight at The Old Steeple in Ferndale with Lyndsey Battle, Colin Trujillo and Cam Trujillo.  

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... and here's the Facebook Live

 



Coastal Currents: True North/Coastal Clean Ups

Amy Berkowitz / Thursday, April 20 @ 4:20 p.m. / Environment

Delia and I were joined by the crew from True North Boats. These folks make traditional skin-on-frame oceancraft of the far north. Also we talked Earth Day and clean ups.

(Pictured Left to right: Doug, Trinity (father & daughter builders), Leah holding Olivia & Marc (from True North/Mind's Eye), and Delia)


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NEW SLIDE - 101 at Leggett, Part 2

Cliff Berkowitz / Thursday, April 20 @ 9:16 a.m. / Mother Nature

This morning I spoke with Eli Rohl of Caltrans for a second time. This time with a report of new slide action at the site of the 101 Leggett slide. Overnight a new slide on the norther part of the the Leggett event took place putting at least as much, if not more material on the road than the first slide. It also send material down into the river. This may push back any reopening of the 101 even further. We will update when we hear more.

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Mental Health Awareness Month - Perinatal Depression

Cliff Berkowitz / Thursday, April 20 @ 9:09 a.m. / Health

This morning I spoke with Nancy Keleher about Mental Health Awareness Month coming up in May. This year they will be focusing on Perinatal Depression which affects 1 in 5 women. Help is available by calling 211.

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