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.


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.


Advocate Christine Chaney

Not For Kids Only / Monday, March 28

Christine has been a CASA advocate for just over a year. She talks about what it's like and how to do it yourself.


Cygne comes in

Live at KHUM / Thursday, March 24

Cygne and Johnny Houx stopped by to chat and play some tunes.


Humboldt Trails Update

Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 22

Today was was day to get caught up on all the various trails projects here in Humboldt County. Updates on the Eureka Waterfront Trail, Humboldt Bay Trail, Fortuna Ped and Bike Projects, The Hammond Trail, the proposed McKinleyville Community Forest and news on the McKay Tract. We also touched on an upcoming Trails Summit this summer, more info coming soon. Lastly we are looking for your feedback on Happy Trails. Since 2007 when the program began, we have covered many topics, we want some feedback as to what topics you have like best, and what you would like to see us cover more of. Send your feedback to cliff@khum.com


Humboldt Bike Party - This Saturday in McKinlyville

Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 15

This morning Emily and I spoke with Gaela Mitchell and Mark Mueller about the Humboldt Bike Party coming up this Saturday Night. This will be the 7th of these community bike rides. Cyclists of all ages gather with their bikes decorated with lights and take a leisurely ride through the community, this month, McKinleyville. Cyclists will meet at "Papa Wheelies" on Reasor Road at Central Ave. at 6pm and ride for about 2 hours. More info at the Facebook Page, BikePartyHumboldt.


Fortuna 101 Crossing Project

Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 8

This morning Emily and I spoke with Merrett Perry, City Engineer for the City of Fortuna and Josh Wolf, Civil Engineer for GHD in Eureka. The main topic of conversation deal with the proposed project to improve connectivity with the city of Fortuna and the Riverwalk. Right now the only way to cross 101 to the Riverwalk is across the 12th street bridge or the Kenmar undercrossing. Neither of which is bicycle or pedestrian friendly. Please note, there will be a workshop open to the public dealing with Monday evening at 6pm at the Fortuna River Lodge.


Rosalind Parducci

Live at KHUM / Thursday, March 3

Rosalind Parducci came in yesterday to talk about the John Craigie show later that night at Richard's Goat Tavern and Tea Room, No Pardon's monthly appearance at T's Cafe, and the Bryan McPherson show at Siren's Song on Monday.


La Musique Diabolique

Live at KHUM / Thursday, March 3

La Musique Diabolique came in last Sunday to play some tunes and to talk about their CD release show on Friday at The Sanctuary!


Central Ave. Safety Improvements

Happy Trails / Tuesday, March 1

This morning Emily and I spoke with Tony Segetti and Jill Tilles from Humboldt County Public works about the Central Avenue improvement project in McKinleyville. After much discussion with the community to figure out the right solutions to improve safety for bicycle and pedestrian traffic along Central Avenue final decisions have been made and should be implemented by May of this year.


Climate Ready Meeting

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Feb. 25

Delia and Larry chat with Carol Vander Meer from Friends Of The Dunes about an upcoming meeting regarding climate change preparations.


Shasta Living Streets: One Year Later

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Feb. 23

It has been one year since we last spoke with Anne Thomas of Shasta Living Streets. And it has been quite an exciting and productive year for bike and ped safety in their community. Anne discusses the progress made, awards they have received and safety measures on highway 44.


The Michael Walker Guitar Experince

Live at KHUM / Friday, Feb. 19

Michael Walker and David Isley came into Lyndsey's show on KHUM today to play some of Michael's handcrafted, amazing guitars. They also picked a few and talked about upcoming workshops Michael is beginning to offer in our community.


Red Cap Road Bikeway Shoulder Widening Project

Happy Trails / Tuesday, Feb. 16

This morning Emily and I spoke with Sandi Tripp, Director of the Karuk Tribe Department of Transportation and Tony Seghetti, Deputy Director of Engineering for the County of Humboldt. The Red Cap Road Bikeway Shoulder Widening Project was the main topic today, however we touched on many other project on tap in the Orleans area.


Coastal Commission Controversy II

Coastal Currents / Thursday, Feb. 11

Delia and Larry speak with surfer, attorney, and environmental conservationist hero Mark Massara regarding efforts to remove Coastal Commission Executive Director Charles Lester.