Sea Star Wasting Disease

Coastal Currents / Wednesday, July 22

Jana Hennessy, a master's student at HSU, discusses a disease afflicting west coast sea stars.


Get Out & Play

Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 21

Today Emily and I spoke with Ashley Taylor, Recreation Coordinator with the City of Eureka Parks and Recreation Department. The will be a full day of free activities for the whole family to enjoy. More info at We also talked about the Eureka Waterfront Trail Project. This will extend what is now the Hikshari Trail fully around the city of Eureka from one end to the other on the waterfront. The projected completion date is 2018. Emily also mentioned that the upcoming Humboldt Bay Marathon is looking for volunteers.


Surf legend Shaun Tomson

Coastal Currents / Thursday, July 16

Shaun Tomson is a hero in the surfing world, known for his style, aloha spirit and environmental activism. Always the optimist Tomson talks about his history with Surfrider, his favorite wave, and one thing surfers can do every day make the world a better place. [This episode is founding co-host Mike Dronkers' final episode and things get a little bit weepy at the end. ]


Return Of The Rubberneckers

Live at KHUM / Thursday, July 16

Blue Lake legends Clay Smith and Greg Lojko of the Rubberneckers break their silence to play live on KHUM, backed up by Andy Powell and Pete Ciotti.


Fortuna's Been Busy

Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 14

Today Emily and I spoke with Merritt Perry, City Engineer for the City of Fortuna. They have been very busy with safe route to school project throughout the city, working on pedestrian and bicycle safety on the 12th street overpass to get people safely from the city proper to the riverwalk. Plus we have an update on the John Campbell Memorial Greenway project and more.


HTA New Routs

Happy Trails / Tuesday, July 7

This morning Emily and I spoke with Greg Pratt, General Manager of Humboldt Transit Authority. They have just added a new rout to Tish Non Village (Bear River). We also talked about that all their busses are now have bike racks for bike/bus commuters. We also looked at their bus stops all being upgraded for ADA compliance.


Humboldt Bay Marathon

Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 30

This morning Emily and I spoke with Rich Baker, Humboldt Bay Marathon Director & Assistant Director, Terry Vromanlittle about this First Annual Humboldt Bay Marathon, Sunday August 9th. A lot of planning has gone into putting this event together. It will be going all around Humboldt Bay and through several communities. For registration and information about the event, go to Proceeds to benefit Humboldt Trails Projects.


Jen Dalton - Lake County

Happy Trails / Tuesday, June 23

This morning Emily and I spoke with Jen Dalton of North Coast Opportunities and Lake County PICH (Partnership to Improve County Health).


Object Heavy - A New Band To Watch

Live at KHUM / Thursday, June 18

Hard-hitting funk from members of the Getdown Crew, Scuber Mountain, and Moo-Got-2, Object Heavy's forthcoming LP will easily be one of the best NorCal albums of the year.


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.