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KHSU June pledge drive postponed

KHSU June pledge drive postponed

Mad River Union ARCATA – Operators won’t be sitting by at (707) 826-4805 any time soon, because the regularly scheduled June pledge drive for Humboldt State University radio station KHSU 90.5 FM has been postponed to a date uncertain. The delay is apparently due to the controversy and upheaval set off by the recent firing

Barn Fire lighting a blaze in Blue Lake

Janine Volkmar Mad River Union BLUE LAKE – The June calendar for The Logger Bar shows the Friday, June 8 listing as a band called Bonfire. That’s a typo but it might be an apt one: Barn Fire, a band described by its members as “crunchy Western Honky Tonk” or “low down and gritty Honky

Fifth District race too close to call

Jack Durham Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – With thousands of votes yet to be counted, the results of the race for Fifth District supervisor may not be known for two weeks. The Election Night Final Report shows incumbent Ryan Sundberg trailing challenger Steve Madrone by a mere 33 votes. Madrone received 2,410 votes, or 50.25

Nonstop ACV-to-LAX service begins

HUMBOLDT COUNTY CELEBRATES THE LAUNCH OF UNITED AIRLINES NON-STOP SERVICE TO LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (LAX) RREDC Press Release HUMBOLDT – Elected officials, business and community leaders, and the general public are celebrating the launch of United Airlines new non-stop service from Humboldt County to the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).    “United is excited to

Interim Police Chief Rick Ehle starts work Monday

CITY OF ARCATA APPOINTS RICHARD EHLE AS INTERIM POLICE CHIEF Arcata, CA, June 7, 2018 – The City of Arcata announced today that Richard “Rick” Ehle has been appointed Arcata Police Department’s Interim Chief of Police. “Chief Ehle’s leadership will allow our existing personnel to maintain their current focus and his experience will provide opportunities

HSU now partnering with AMCAL on revised ‘The Village’ student housing project

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – In a 180 degree reversal of the public position it has taken for months, Humboldt State University is announcing a “partnership” with the developers of The Village student housing project. The partnership is announced in a letter from HSU President Lisa Rossbacher dated June 6, which is to

For many, Katie Whiteside was the K in KHSU

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – For nearly 23 years, Katie Whiteside lived and breathed KHSU 90.5 FM. At times, Whiteside virtually resided in her office and car, staying close by to manage emergencies, soldiering on for the station even through vacations and days off. As “Ramona,” Whiteside hosted the Pagan Dance Music

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