James McMurtry

Live at KHUM / Thursday, June 11

James McMurtry can only be frank. He talks with Larry Trask about the economics of touring, guitars, and the missing verse from Choctaw Bingo.


Hit & Run Plus Trails and Funding Update

Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 9

Emily and I discussed the Hit & Run truck vs pedestrian accident that was posted in the Lost Coast Outpost this morning. Our thoughts go out to the 23 year old man who was flown out of the area in critical condition. We also discussed current trails projects and alternate funding sources that California is using for such projects.


Eureka Pedestrian Safety Campaign

Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 2

Emily and I spoke with Sheila Parrot and other city engineer's about Eureka's new public safety campaign. You have probably seen posters and banners all over town. It is part of a large effort to reduce pedestrian vs vehicle accidents in the City. In past years, Eureka has had a much higher than normal rate of these types of accidents for it's population size. This campaign has is in concert with the reduction of speed limits, new radar signs and new countdown crosswalk signs at all lights within the city.


JJ Grey of Mofro

Live at KHUM / Monday, June 1

Since everybody lost their minds after his Summer Arts and Music set, here's an encore of JJ Grey's KHUM 2008 interview.


The Hip Joint

Live at KHUM / Thursday, May 21

The Hip Joint make their KHUM debut with something like jazzrockfunkbop or whatever the kids are calling it these days.


Trevor Hall Should Live In Humboldt

Live at KHUM / Tuesday, May 19

Trevor Hall has one foot in mainstream pop and the other foot in an Indian ashram. He stopped by KHUM to talk about making noise, escaping noise, and what "ohm" actually means.


Walk & Bike Mendocino

Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 19

Emily and I spoke with Neil Davis of Walk & Bike Mendocino. This is a new organization promoting walking and biking for in town commutes of 2 miles or less.


Bike Month

Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 12

This morning Emily and I spoke with Mark Mueller and Melanie Williams of the Bike Month Humboldt Coalition. We spoke of the many successful events that have happened thus far and all the events still to come.


Paddleboard Race This Sunday

Coastal Currents / Wednesday, May 6

Feat. Hugh Holt, Jen Savage, Jason Self, Jen Savage.


A Talk With Dave Hayes

Happy Trails / Tuesday, May 5

This morning I talked with Dave Hayes, board member of the Humboldt Trails Council. We talked about the trails stewards program, Lacks Creek and the McKay tract. We also talked about Bike month and bike to school day which is tomorrow.


Everything Trails Update With Emily Sinkhorn

Happy Trails / Tuesday, April 28

This morning Emily got us up to speed on land trust/trail improvements in McKinleyville, pedestrian workshops in Hoopa today and McKinleyville tomorrow, a recap of the State Trails Conference and a preview of Bike Month just to name a few.


Compost Mountain Boys

Live at KHUM / Thursday, April 23

Ever unfazed by the fickle winds of mainstream music, the Compost Mountain Boys have been grinding out NorCal-tinged bluegrass for over 20 years. They're more of an Humboldt institution than a string band.


jammie Jog This Sunday

Happy Trails / Tuesday, April 21

This morning Emily and I spoke with Debi Farber Bush about the 2nd annual Jammie taking place this Sunday starting at 9am at Los Bagels in Arcata. It will be a party atmosphere with live music from the Jim Lahman Band. Yours truly will be MCing the event


Crossing Guards & Eureka Draft Bicycle Ordinance

Happy Trails / Tuesday, April 14

Emily and I speak with Matt Harvey of the CHP and Joan Levy of the Department of Health and Human Services about the Redwood Crossing Guard Program and the Launch of this pilot program at Lafayette Elementary in Myrtletown. We also talked about the next iteration of the Draft Bicycle Ordinance in Eureka. When this was first proposed it met with a great deal of controversy. Other agencies have since weighed in on it. The city council will be discussing it today.


Manilla Bike & Ped Improvements

Happy Trails / Tuesday, April 7

This morning Emily and I spoke with Brian Simon of Caltrans about the non-motorised improvements that have been made thus far in the community of Manilla and new proposals that include a separate class 1 trail and larger colorized shoulder on hwy 255. There will be a public meeting on these projects tomorrow night at the Manilla community Center from 5pm till 7pm