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Bret Harte (1836 – 1902) was an American author and poet, best remembered for his accounts of pioneering life in California.... He moved to California in 1853, later working there in a number of capacities, including miner, teacher, messenger, and journalist. He spent part of his life in the northern California coastal town of Union (now known as Arcata), a settlement on Humboldt Bay that was established as a provisioning center for mining camps in the interior.... In 1868 he became editor o ...
 
In 1911, decades before California's coast Highway 1 was built, an Englishman rode 2000 miles on horseback the length of California, from Mexico to Oregon. On the way he is courteously received at isolated ranches, has many quiet adventures, and is generally amazed by the beauty of our coast. A classic early California travelog. Chase was born in Islington (London) and but lived most of this life in the California desert.Here are Chase's major landmarks, first going south and then turning no ...
 
What if you could get a 'greatest hits' version of college lectures? My Favorite Lecture features remarkable talks from Humboldt State University educators, delivered before a live audience in Arcata, California. My Favorite Lecture is a collaboration between Humboldt State University, KHSU, and Arcata Main Street. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/my-favorite-lecture-from-khsu/id1157650504
 
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This morning Stevie Luther and I spoke with Rees Hughes about current and future opportunities with the Volunteer Trail Steward program. For 10 years now Volunteer Trail Stewards have made it possible for the county and municipalities to expand our trail system. Maintenance and upkeep is always a concern, but volunteers have kept costs so low expan…
 
This morning Emily Sinkhorn and I spoke with Ben Morehead of the Trinidad Coastal Land Trust and Jen Buck of Cal Trans about their collaborative work with the RCAA to get this one mile of trail linking the Hammond Trail to Trinidad and crossing Little River. This is a small but critical piece that will help create the regional trail system we have …
 
This morning my co-host Emily Sinkhorn and I spoke with Terri Klemetson, Redwoods Rural Health Center Facilities Manager about the Redway Community Walk and Observation that will take place tomrrow (Wednesday). Lack of sidewalks and walkways make it very difficult to navigate Redway on foot or on a bike. The community is invited to take part in thi…
 
This morning Carol Vandermeer and I spoke with Hank Seemann, Deputy Director of Humboldt County Public Works about trail projects the county is working on. We talked extensively about the Humboldt Bay Trail, it's time table, and how it is getting woven into the the county's plans to deal with sea level rise. We also talked a lot about developments …
 
This morning Colin Fiske and I spoke with Mary Burke on the Mckinleyville Trails Coalition and Vice President of the McKinleyville Community Services District. We looked at the "Gateway Project" which looks at the corridor between the northbound 101 offramp to Central Ave. to Anna Sparks Way. This grant was put to Cal Trans Sustainable Communities …
 
This morning I spoke with Emily Sinkhorn about many things. We talked a lot about Bike Month, which is going on now. A lot more info and a calendar of events can be found at humboldtbikemonth.org. Annie & Mary Trail outreach is happing today with exciting plans for Northtown Arcata. We also spent some time recapping the events of the Trails Summit …
 
Zachary Stocks, from Grays Harbor Historical Seaport up in Washington, talks with KHUM about the Hawaiian Chieftain which will be making her way to Humboldt Bay this weekend. You can tour the Hawaiian Chieftain or even set sail with the crew while they're in town this weekend. Tune in to learn more and to hear Zachary's favorite Sea Shanty.…
 
Spencer Duggan from the b52s came in to talk baseball and Easter eggs with us today. They'll be hosting an Easter egg hunt along side CASA of Humboldt this upcoming Sunday at Redwood Acres in Eureka. Bring your family to hunt eggs, play carnival games, eat food, get your face painted bounce around in the bounce house and do lots more fun things fro…
 
The Big Time provides an opportunity to share California Indian traditions, cultures, and history with HSU students, staff and faculty, as well as the community at large. This year, the event coincides with the 50th anniversary of the The Indian Tribal & Educational Personnel Program (ITEPP). KHSU's Megan Martin spoke with students and staff from I…
 
Aldaron Laird has lived in Humboldt County since 1975. Graduating from Humboldt State University he went on to work on environmental conservation issues, including salmon habitat restoration, with various governmental agencies. Now he is considered one of the leading experts on sea level rise, particularly how it will affect Humboldt County's bay a…
 
HSU President Lisa Rossbacher discusses a new nationwide initiative to enhance the first year university student experience. This collaborative effort is focused on improving the quality of learning, increasing retention rates and helping students progress toward graduation.By digital@khsu.org (KHSU - Humboldt State University)
 
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