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A summary of Humboldt's last week of news when you want it.

A summary of Humboldt's last week of news when you want it.
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A summary of Humboldt's last week of news when you want it.

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Former Murder Suspect Sues Arcata, County Paying $3.5 Million After Jail Death; Other Top Stories

6/16/2018
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Refresh yourself or catch up on local news with Humboldt Last Week. It begins with quick summaries and often finishes with an interview or longer story. Available where you get podcasts and downloadable for later listening. Episode 86 partners: Cafe Nooner, Bongo Boy Studio, Humboldt Clothing Co. Former Murder Suspect Sues Arcata, Says Cops Defamed Him While Investigating Death of HSU Student (7:12) “I had a law professor look over his entire complaint,” said North Coast Journal Editor...

Duration:00:24:31

'('Times) Ignored the Many Good Things Happening Here,' EPD Chief Interviewed; Other Top Stories

5/26/2018
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Refresh yourself or catch up on local news with Humboldt Last Week. It begins with quick summaries and often finishes with an interview or longer story. Available where you get podcasts and downloadable for later listening. Episode partners: Humboldt Clothing Co. - Cafe Nooner - Bongo Boy Studio Humboldt Last Week, Episode 85 - ‘(The New York Times) Ignored the Many Good Things Happening Here,’ EPD Chief Interviewed (4:40) Eureka Police Chief Steve Watson talks about his city’s challenges...

Duration:00:24:02

Angry Business Owner Has Nearby Cat Painting Scratched, Artist Interviewed; Other Top Stories

5/19/2018
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Episode partners: Cafe Nooner / Bongo Boy Studio / Humboldt Clothing Co. Refresh yourself or catch up on local news with Humboldt Last Week. It begins with quick summaries and often finishes with an interview or longer story. Available where you get podcasts and downloadable for later listening. Humboldt Last Week, Episode 84 - Angry Business Owner Has Nearby Cat Painting Scratched, Artist Interviewed (6:42) Samantha Moore has agreed to paint another utility box for the City of Eureka,...

Duration:00:13:05

(Listen) Assemblymember Jim Wood On Humboldt’s Opioid Woes, ‘Times Piece; Other Top Stories

5/12/2018
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Humboldt Last Week is intended to be an enjoyable new way to catch up on some local news. Available where you get podcasts and downloadable for later listening. When you click play it may take a few seconds to start. Episode partners: Humboldt Clothing Co. / Cafe Nooner / Bongo Boy Studio Humboldt Last Week, Episode 83 (7:02): Last week the New York Times put out an article noting Humboldt County as the place hit worst by the opioid epidemic in all of California -- a place with an opioid...

Duration:00:22:21

(Listen) Special guest: Estelle Fennell, County Supervisor (Episode 82)

5/5/2018
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Episode partners: Cafe Nooner / Bongo Boy Studio Humboldt Last Week is a hopefully enjoyable new way to catch up on some local news. Available where you get podcasts and downloadable for later listening. When you click play it may take a few seconds to start. Some stories discussed with Humboldt County Supervisor Estelle Fennell (10:38): Supervisor Fennell elected president of California Cannabis Authority She delves into how she believes this role will help Humboldt and discusses legal...

Duration:00:28:28

[Listen] David Josiah Lawson murder case: Bold blood test allegations and denials; Other top stories

4/28/2018
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Humboldt Last Week is a hopefully enjoyable new way to catch up on some local news. Available where you get podcasts and downloadable for later listening. When you click play it may take a few seconds to start. Episode partners: Cafe Nooner / Bongo Boy Studio Some stories covered in this episode? - HSU alum Alex Cappa selected by Tampa Bay in NFL draft - David Josiah Lawson murder case: Bold blood test allegations and denials - Marci Kitchen’s lawyer reportedly may request another delay -...

Duration:00:10:49

Episode 80

4/21/2018
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Humboldt Last Week is a hopefully enjoyable new way to catch up on some local news. Available where you get podcasts and downloadable for later listening. When you click play it may take a few seconds to start. Episode partners: Cafe Nooner / Bongo Boy Studio Some stories covered in this episode? - Local driver recalls killer Robert Durst just before alleged murder trip, hearings begin (9:23) - Controversial hash lab between Arcata and Blue Lake not happening - Cannabis shop opens at...

Duration:00:17:03

[Listen] Humboldt Last Week (Episode 79)

4/14/2018
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Humboldt Last Week is a hopefully enjoyable new way to catch up on some local news. Available where you get podcasts and downloadable for later listening. Some stories covered in this episode? - Arcata City Councilmember Paul Pitino discusses police chief’s resignation, Lawson case, McKinley statue, and his priorities for Arcata (10:28) - In-N-Out Burger addresses rumors of Humboldt location - Elderly woman, alleged retirement home meth peddler, turns heads in court - Marci Kitchen,...

Duration:00:30:16

[Listen] ‘Reducing Crime’ initiative supported by ‘Supervisors; Last week’s top stories

4/7/2018
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With what many call the “revolving door” at the jail comes majority support from the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors for an initiative called the “Reducing Crime and Keeping California Safe Act.” “Serial property theft would mean a year in jail rather than probation -- that’s a big one,” said Lost Coast Outpost reporter Ryan Burns. The measure which is still in the signature gathering phase aims to make serial theft a felony, reduce early release numbers for violent prisoners,...

Duration:00:23:31

Why some of us care about who Sara Bareilles is dating; Last week’s top stories

3/31/2018
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Why do some of us care about who Humboldt-raised superstar Sara Bareilles is dating? Sure, she has a massive list of more noteworthy creative achievements, but last week some of the millions of readers of Elite Daily were drawn to a story with the headline: “Who is Sara Bareilles’ boyfriend? The pair have an adorable story.” As curiosity struck this apparently shameless writer and he clicked in, we wondered why he and others are drawn to this kind of information about people they’d likely...

Duration:00:16:01

Guy Fieri admired again for officiating gay weddings in honor of late sister; Other top stories

3/25/2018
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Humboldt’s celebrity chef from Ferndale went viral on the internet once again last week, garnering over 31,000 upvotes on the social site Reddit for officiating gay weddings in honor of his late sister. Also: The high-profile arrest of Ray Christie for animal cruelty, another Sara Bareilles update, High Times taking on Reggae on the River, the former Eureka K-Mart building is no longer an option for County offices, win tickets to see Wyclef Jean at the Mateel March 28, Arcata moves forward...

Duration:00:14:17

New efforts underway for community pool in Fortuna; Last week’s top stories

3/17/2018
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Efforts are currently underway looking into the possibility of building a community pool in Fortuna, potentially at the site of an upcoming community center off Newburg Road (11:56). Also: Sara Bareilles is likely getting involved in an “Alice in Wonderland” musical, suspects plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges in a hash lab explosion in Rio Dell, a wrongful death claim in Arcata, our neighbors up north say no to commercial cannabis, hundreds of Humboldt students participated in...

Duration:00:15:52

Eureka councilmember, candidate, share different views on needle ordinance; Last week’s top stories

3/11/2018
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The Eureka City Council passed an ordinance requiring needle exchange programs to keep needle distribution records, refer drug users to treatment, and do weekly community cleanups. City Council Member Austin Allison supports the ordinance but wants amendments, for one something that provides incentive for higher needle return rates. City Council candidate John Fullerton wants the city to switch to one-for-one exchange rather than needs-based. (Begins at 12:47) Also: Sara Bareilles is...

Duration:00:22:49

Jury considering fate of man accused of murdering wife’s boyfriend; Last week’s top stories

3/4/2018
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A jury trial began for a man accused of murdering a man he once believed was a friend, but was reportedly found to be involved in an intimate relationship with his wife. A self-defense tragedy or cold-blooded murder, Lost Coast Outpost reporter Rhonda Parker discusses her coverage and the trial so far. Also: Humboldt is getting a doctor residency program as early as this summer, Eureka’s potential amendment to policy on needle exchange, Marci Kitchen’s lawyers dropped her as a client, a...

Duration:00:22:20

Humboldt’s cannabis connection with Europe, and legalization so far; Last week’s top stories

2/25/2018
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(12:12) Journalist Kym Kemp discusses an article she was interviewed for about Eastern Europeans -- including doctors and lawyers -- moving to Humboldt in large numbers to work on cannabis farms, hearing sometimes exaggerated tales of the riches earned here. She also discusses the state of legal recreational cannabis in Humboldt so far. Also: A man is accused of murdering his sister in Hoopa, Netflix is shooting here, Arcata’s vanished mystery cabin pops up online again, Fern Canyon gets...

Duration:00:30:38

[Listen] HSU grad, SpongeBob creator, given lifetime achievement award; Last week’s top stories

2/11/2018
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HSU grad and SpongeBob creator Stephen Hillenberg was given lifetime achievement nod at the Annie Awards. “...Hillenberg, who was diagnosed with ALS this past year was (in attendance) and received a standing ovation,” wrote The Hollywood Reporter. “Tom Kenny, who is the voice actor for SpongeBob, made the stage presentation and accepted the award...” Also: Win tickets to see Afroman in Blue Lake Feb. 15, Lonely Planet selects Humboldt as the most compelling vacation destination of 2018,...

Duration:00:15:45

Late HSU student, theater standout, awarded posthumous degree with honors; Last week’s top stories

2/4/2018
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(11:43)A late HSU student and theater standout was awarded a posthumous degree with honors. Also: An alleged serial killer awaiting an unrelated trial is possibly linked to one of Humboldt’s missing, the “missing woman” starring on a show with millions of viewers, Humboldt is enticing if you know how to do it right, a Supervisor’s private flight to Sacramento is questioned, crime updates, and other top stories from last week.

Duration:00:14:50

Accused murderer of ex foster parent likely headed to adult court; Last week’s top stories

1/28/2018
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Named by the DA’s office, a teenager accused of murdering his former foster parent is likely headed to adult court. The victim had two adopted sons and dozens of foster children over the years. Two of the victim’s family members provide details on the victim, the teenager, and how they interacted over the years... Also: Finders keepers in not the HSU way, rent went up and the home vacancy rate went down, a hotline aimed to fight ICE, a pure and udder debate on raw milk, more college...

Duration:00:20:41

Family member praises lifesaving dog after fire, seeking housing; Top stories from last week

1/21/2018
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(10:48) A family member is praising a lifesaving dog after a house fire in Eureka. They're also in need of housing. Also: A Eureka mom said a woman tried to steal her truck with her baby inside, a condemned property displacing families, a Humboldt-shot film makes a Rolling Stone list, illegal outdoor cannabis woes, Mateel woes, good news for Eureka’s economy, the HSU alum headed for the NFL draft gets a huge nod, a hero, the Chronicle’s choice of the coolest thing to do in Humboldt, top...

Duration:00:16:24

Coordinator chats about LA flights starting this summer; Top stories from last week

1/13/2018
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Humboldt County Aviation Program Coordinator Emily Jacobs discusses what what it’ll take for the upcoming LA flight to remain long-term, the benefits of the flight, price expectations, the airport’s name, and much more. Also: The memorial lighthouse in Trinidad is moved, Safeway no longer open 24 hours, the Fortuna ice rink won’t happen next winter unless they find new organizers, another Nickelodeon cartoonist with Humboldt ties, an officer who fought cancer is back on the job, a local...

Duration:00:24:28