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Letters to the Editor, July 4, 2018

Letters to the Editor, July 4, 2018

The Man Who Fired Katie Whiteside I am writing to add my voice to the numerous letters you have no doubt already received regarding the summary firing of Katie Whiteside and the numerous troubling allegations against KHSU’s General Manager, Peter Fretwell. First, a bit about myself and what I bring to this discussion. I am

KHSU’s community advisors: ‘no confidence’ in station manager

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – It’s hard to tell which emotion the KHSU staff and volunteer community feels more strongly – love for dismissed Operations Director Katie Whiteside or loathing for the man who fired her, General Manager Peter Fretwell. The station has been in severe turmoil ever since Whiteside’s May

KHSU Advisory Board: ‘No confidence’ in KHSU GM Fretwell

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – In its monthly meeting last Wednesday, June 27, the Community Advisory Board for KHSU 90.5 passed a “No Confidence” vote in the station’s General Manager Peter Fretwell. The CAB letter appears below, along with another letter from longtime volunteer Matt Knight, host of the Alternative Therapy

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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