Bike Month

Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 3

May is Bike Month, so this morning Emily and I talked with Mark Mueller and Justin Fricker about man of the events going on. There are regular Bike Kitchen and Rodeos, along with Bike to Work Day, the Humboldt Bike Challenge, part of the National Bike Challenge, Wheel In Wednesdays and so much more. More info at HumBike.org.

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That Dog Was A Band Now

Live at KHUM / Friday, April 29

That Dog Was A Band Now traveled in from Blue Lake to play a few songs and talk about their show tomorrow at The World Famous Logger Bar. They're opening for another band that they are in, Flock of Foreigners. It's Flock of Foreigners two year reunion show. Come out to the show, enjoy yourself, and give them a donation so they can record their EP! Also, check out their thesis project May 12-14 and 18-20 at Dell'Arte.

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Officer Terry Liles

Not For Kids Only / Thursday, April 28

Eureka Police Department Officer Terry Liles talks about child welfare checks .

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Whales

Coastal Currents / Tuesday, April 26

Delia and Larry speak with HSU Professor P. Dawn Goley about the whales that annually visit Humboldt's waters.

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Freshwater Nature Trail Grand Opening This Sunday

Happy Trails / Tuesday, April 26

This morning Emily and I spoke with Kerry McNamee, Project Manager with the North Coast Regional Land Trust. This Sunday from 1pm to 5pm will be the Grand Opening of the Freshwater Nature Trail. Kerry explained that this is a project that was 10 years in the making, but real work on the trail began about a year ago. This trail includes a non-motorized boat launching facility and beautiful views along the path.

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Biking & Exercise in the 65+ Population

Happy Trails / Tuesday, April 19

This morning Emily and I had Justus Ortega and Daniel Aslan in the KHUM studio us to talk about a studio they are doing at HSU about Biking & Exercise in the 65+ Population. The study deals with mussel efficiency. An earlier study showed that while muscle efficiency declines in the older population, it remains comparable to the younger population when running is the exercise. A new study is now looking at biking and strenuous exercise with devices such as elliptical machines. Anyone 65 and older, in good health who would like to participate in the study should contact Daniel Aslan at dha11@humboldt.edu.

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John Berning Back In Town

Live at KHUM / Friday, April 15

This morning, longtime friend of KHUM, John Berning stopped by the KHUM studio. John is in town visiting family and to play a set tomorrow night (Saturday) from 7 till 9pm at Old Town Coffee and Chocolates. We reminisce about the old days of KHUM's Gasoline Protests and the songs he wrote and performed. In fact, he even performed a couple of them live on this morning.

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SnubbyJ plays the RimbaTubes

Live at KHUM / Friday, April 15

SnubbyJ aka Kent Jenkins plays a few tunes on the RimbaTubes. Songs: Zauberei (Original), Classical Medley, Bohemian Rhapsody

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The No Good Redwood Ramblers

Live at KHUM / Friday, April 15

After serenading us outside The No Good Redwood Ramblers came inside and played some tunes. It was fun. They had a show that night at Humbrews tonight with No Pardon.

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National Safe Routes To School Conference

Happy Trails / Tuesday, April 12

This morning I spoke with Emily Sinkhorn who was on the road in Wyoming. She had just attended the National Safe Routes To School Conference in Columbus Ohio. The event was well attended and she shared some new ideas from other towns and that attended. She also talked about the trail system in central Ohio (mostly rails to trails and over 265 miles of trail between Cincinnati and Cleveland - the Ohio Erie Trail.

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The Show Ponies

Live at KHUM / Thursday, April 7

The Show Ponies stopped by before a show at Humbrews in Arcata!

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Rosalind Parducci plays some fiddle

Live at KHUM / Thursday, April 7

Rosalind was a surprise guest today! She stopped by and played some tunes, we talked about the Humboldt Live Sessions video that was posted earlier this week, and No Pardon's show coming up on Friday at Humbrews with the No Good Redwood Ramblers (who will be in here Friday at 5 p.m.).

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Lyndsey Battle Trio

Live at KHUM / Thursday, April 7

Lyndsey Battle, Brian Hennesy, and Cory Goldman came into the studio today to play some tunes, talk about the kids album they put together for First Five Humboldt, and their show Sunday at The Old Steeple with Lindsey Lou and the Flatbellys. Enjoy.

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Hiking Humboldt - Volume 1

Happy Trails / Tuesday, April 5

This morning Michael Kauffman, Author, Educator, Ecologist and President of the Bigfoot Trails Alliance, came down to the KHUM studios to talk about the new book just out called "Hiking Humboldt - Volume 1." The book outlines 55 hikes in our area 5 miles or longer. The book is filled with great descriptions and maps and also denotes areas that are appropriate for mountain bikes. We also talked about Volume 2 which will be coming out soon which will talk about some of our great urban street walks and trails that are under 5 miles. More info at HikingHumboldt.com. We also talked about the Friends of the Dunes "Get Outside Gear Sale" this Saturday at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center from 11am to 3pm.

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Redwood Mobility Education Program

Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 29

This morning Emily and I spoke with Joan Levy of Public Health and Jenny Weise from R.C.A.A. about the Redwood Mobility Education Program, part of Safe Routes to School. Joan spoke of the many educational aspects of the program, Jenny touch on all the work they are doing around Zane Middle School in Eureka.

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