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Humboldt County's news podcast. You can listen now, download it for later, throw a tantrum about it, or listen on the go wherever you get podcasts (Apple, Spotify, Google, etc.).

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Humboldt County's news podcast. You can listen now, download it for later, throw a tantrum about it, or listen on the go wherever you get podcasts (Apple, Spotify, Google, etc.).

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Favorite weekly listen!

By busyinhumboldt - Feb 09 2020
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This is my absolute favorite podcast!! It’s so well put together and thought out. You can tell the host puts his heart into the stories that he talks about each week. Plus who doesn’t love not having to do all the work of finding top stories in the recent news and taking time to scroll different news outlets and read all the articles??! It’s so conveniently put together for me to LISTEN on my time. Thanks for this!! Such a fan 🥰

Best Cure for Homesickness!

By Breanne K - Feb 27 2019
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I recently found this podcast and I immediately started looking forward to each new episode. It’s about to be 5 years since I moved away from my wonderful birthplace and this helps me so much with my homesickness! It makes me still feel connected to my beloved Homeboldt. Plus I found some amazing new music from the episodes. Keep up the great work!!

iTunes Ratings

18 Ratings
Average Ratings
14
2
1
1
0

Favorite weekly listen!

By busyinhumboldt - Feb 09 2020
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This is my absolute favorite podcast!! It’s so well put together and thought out. You can tell the host puts his heart into the stories that he talks about each week. Plus who doesn’t love not having to do all the work of finding top stories in the recent news and taking time to scroll different news outlets and read all the articles??! It’s so conveniently put together for me to LISTEN on my time. Thanks for this!! Such a fan 🥰

Best Cure for Homesickness!

By Breanne K - Feb 27 2019
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I recently found this podcast and I immediately started looking forward to each new episode. It’s about to be 5 years since I moved away from my wonderful birthplace and this helps me so much with my homesickness! It makes me still feel connected to my beloved Homeboldt. Plus I found some amazing new music from the episodes. Keep up the great work!!
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Humboldt Last Week

Latest release on Sep 13, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 7 days ago

Rank #1: (Ep. 171) Protests, "Witch Killers," a night creeper, a TV premiere, and more

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This one discusses a long-awaited TV premier, an additional canopy walk nearby, a shark encounter, a nixed Arcata housing project, analysis of a likely forthcoming national article about Humboldt, a night creeper, the death of George Floyd, notorious "Witch Killers" who lived in SoHum, and more… it’s not all bad, and it’s not all good.

May 31 2020

17mins

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Rank #2: Kym Kemp on alleged murder of passion

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The week’s main feature covers an alleged murder of passion that occurred in Fortuna. Interviews include a friend of the victim and revered journalist Kym Kemp. Also: Homeless issues, the unpopular closure of nursing homes, and a baseball star.

Oct 02 2016

13mins

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Rank #3: Coordinator chats about LA flights starting this summer; Top stories from last week

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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 novelist is donating proceeds from her new book to a good cause, top stories from two weeks ago (since I took a week off), crime updates, and other top stories.

Jan 14 2018

24mins

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Rank #4: Late HSU student, theater standout, awarded posthumous degree with honors; Last week’s top stories

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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.

Feb 04 2018

14mins

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Rank #5: Scare for Fieri, McKinley Arguments, NFLer Gets HSU Nod, Chipotle Location?; Other Top Stories

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Episode partners: Cafe Nooner - Bongo Boy Studio - Humboldt Clothing Co. - Hops in Humboldt (Aug. 25)

Humboldt grown celebrity chef Guy Fieri had a scary Shark Week experience, Arcata has posted official arguments for and against the removal of the McKinley statue on the plaza, NFL free agent Taylor Boggs is among those recently honored in HSU Athletics’ Hall of Fame, rumors swirl of a Chipotle Mexican Grill location in Eureka (6:02), and other top stories (Episode 91).

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 also includes additional crime updates, some attempts at humor, new music picks, Facebook giveaways, and more top stories. You can also listen and connect at humboldtlastweek.com.

Jul 28 2018

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Rank #6: Thadeus Greenson on fight to make police videos public statewide

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North Coast Journal News Editor Thadeus Greenson discusses his battle to make police videos available to the public statewide. The newspaper has been working for years to obtain the controversial arrest video of a 14-year-old in Eureka, and last week California’s Supreme Court again made it clear these videos can not be hidden from the public. Also: Betty Chinn in the New York Times, athletic arson, mini golf, a long-wanted and busted federal criminal, the Buddy-Holly-bandit, and rainbows.

Oct 29 2016

6mins

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Rank #7: (Listen) Kitchen Sentenced, National Geographic Love, Upcoming Fight For MMA Pro, Other Top Stories

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Episode 98 partners: Bongo Boy Studio - Cafe Nooner - Molly Tuttle in Ferndale Oct. 14

Marci Kitchen received an eight year sentence but will likely be out in four, National Geographic shared a short film featuring our redwoods, local MMA fighter Cass Bell has his second pro fight soon, and other top stories.

Humboldt Last Week includes quick local stories and typically ends with an interview or longer feature.The program is downloadable and on podcast networks for later listening. It also includes additional crime updates, some silliness, new music picks, Facebook giveaways, event suggestions, and more top stories. Available at humboldtlastweek.com, kymkemp.com, and on 99.1 KISS FM throughout the day on Mondays.

Sep 23 2018

8mins

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Rank #8: (Listen) Laser Tag, National Recognition, Ex-Humboldtian Earns Emmy Nomination; Other Top Stories

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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: Hops in Humboldt (Aug. 25) - Cafe Nooner - Bongo Boy Studio - Humboldt Clothing Co.

Humboldt Last Week, Episode 90

- Laser Tag and More Announced as Features of Forthcoming Family Fun Center
- Locally-Raised Woman May Win an Emmy Award in September
- Less Discovered Local Towns Named Among Most Charming in the US
- HSU Ending Football Program After Next Season; Quote Shared From Now NFL Player Alex Cappa
- Teens Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver Honored Two Years Later; Kitchen Trial Delayed Again
- Mom Pleads Guilty in Death of Toddler, Might Only Serve Three Years Despite 10 Year Sentence
- Historic Theater Noted as One of the Best in California
- Shark Bite
- Winter Ice Rink Needs New Organizers to Continue
- Mountain Lion Spotted
- Arcata Voters to Weigh Pros and Cons of McKinley Statue
- Ownership Transfer of Indian Island Examined a Year Later
- Other Top Stories

Humboldt Last Week also includes additional crime updates, some attempts at humor, new music picks, Facebook giveaways, and more top stories. You can also listen and connect at humboldtlastweek.com.

Jul 21 2018

10mins

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Rank #9: When a listen leads to positive action...

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Former Humboldt State University star Alex Cappa is “trending up” in the NFL, local shops talk vape sales, the Humboldt Ice Rink announces 40-day Ferndale schedule, PETA opposes proposed Samoa fish farm, impressive locally-raised singer Mike Patton of Mr. Bungle and Faith No More talks favorite vocalists, local political reps weigh in on presidential impeachment inquiry, economic powerhouse HSU lays out work to entice new students, political leader tips hat to Humboldt for new suicide prevention methods, officials explain importance of whooping cough vaccine, another SoHum staple in the news for financial woes, a nod to “Salem’s Lot,” win tickets to see Australian hardcore punk band Clowns in Arcata, and so much more. Plus event picks and the attraction of the week.

You can also check out Humboldt Last Week Alternative Radio (HLW altRADIO). It’s a curated radio station with new and nostalgia alternative music -- mostly leaning toward rock -- and quick community stories. The sets are long, the community content is prompt, and the library is vast. The most hearted artists of last week? Foo Fighters and MGMT. Adds this week? Broken Bells “Good Luck,” White Lies “Hurt My Heart,” Temples “You’re Either On Something,” and Half Moon Run “Then Again.”

Humboldt Last Week episode 144 partners: Medieval Festival of Courage Oct. 5 and 6, Ferndale Music Company, Bongo Boy Studio, Trinidad Vacation Rental, North Coast Journal, Photography by Shi

Humboldt Last Week is available at humboldtlastweek.com, kymkemp.com, northcoastjournal.com, and 99.1 FM Mondays

Sep 29 2019

16mins

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Rank #10: More Harrison Ford, Killer HBO Subject Trial, Political Vandal, Fieri Joker, Tinder Trouble, More

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Another locally-shot Harrison Ford blockbuster is out Feb. 21, a notorious HBO subject started a huge murder trial and the case has a Humboldt County link, an alleged vandal of the republican headquarters was busted, news on Humboldt beer, Guy Fieri’s “Joker” moment, Tinder troubles, a popular story about a creepy bus ride up to Humboldt, local love in the New York Times, Shi hangs out, and gust contributor Adina takes the mic for a bit.

Humboldt Last Week episode 161 partners: STIL, Brick & Fire Bistro, Belle Starr Clothing, Bongo Boy Studio, Trinidad Vacation Rental, North Coast Journal, Photography by Shi, Redheaded Blackbelt, 99.1 KISS FM

Please consider joining the HLW community on Apple, Spotify, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

humboldtlastweek.com

Feb 16 2020

18mins

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Rank #11: COVID-19 Forces Major Changes Among The Redwoods

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Arcata doctor Connie Basch grants an interview about COVID-19, much of the county unites to battle the virus, an example of rising above in tough times, the virus impacts some Humboldt-related pop culture, a Eureka teen is missing, a locally-developed athlete gets a hall-of-fame teammate, and much more.

Humboldt Last Week episode partners: North Coast Co-op, STIL, Brick & Fire Bistro, Bongo Boy Studio, Trinidad Vacation Rental, North Coast Journal, Photography by Shi, Redheaded Blackbelt, 99.1 KISS FM

Myles Cochrane hosts Humboldt Last Week. It’s available via Apple, Spotify, major podcast networks, and humboldtlastweek.com

Mar 22 2020

29mins

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Rank #12: Billboard mag, possible XFLer, Warner Bros TV, ex-NASA big-wig out, much more

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Faith No More talk Humboldt in Billboard magazine after reaching a milestone, Humboldt export Sara Bareilles is looking for the musically-savvy female lead of her upcoming Warner Bros TV show, a former Humboldt State athlete tried out for a redo of the wrestling-related XFL pro football league, our community college is graduating maximum security prisoners, a bear proves to be a destructive camp guest, a big dam development for the Eel River, a former NASA scientist launches into retirement from HSU’s presidency, a soccer star who grew up near us is doing big things with her World Cup team, cannabis growers cried foul on a raid because religion, Sequoia Park Zoo love, and other hot topics in Humboldt.

Plus! Event picks, the attraction of the week, and HLW Alt Radio with new and nostalgia songs.

Humboldt Last Week is available at humboldtlastweek.com, kymkemp.com, on 99.1 KISS FM Mondays, and soon at northcoastjournal.com

Humboldt Last Week partners: North Coast Journal - Hops in Humboldt - Brick & Fire Bistro - Sip of Summer - Bongo Boy Studio - Eel River Organics - Northtown Coffee - Trinidad Vacation Rental

Jun 30 2019

12mins

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Rank #13: At-risk teen's death deserves a closer look

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Warning: Disturbing. (12:28) A deeper look at the juvenile system after an ambitious at-risk teen who’d spent time in foster care and juvenile detention returned to the deadly supervision of his mom.

Also in episode 169 of Humboldt Last Week, find out how the following topics get mentioned: The COVID era, John Krasinski, the Green Bay Packers, NBC, beaches, questions about respect, a love story, unpopular protests, and Rolling Stone.

Humboldt Last Week episode partners: North Coast Co-op, STIL, Brick & Fire Bistro, Bongo Boy Studio, Trinidad Vacation Rental, North Coast Journal, Photography by Shi, Redheaded Blackbelt, 99.1 KISS FM

Thank you to regular listeners of Humboldt Last Week. It’s available via Apple, Spotify, major podcast networks, and humboldtlastweek.com -MC

May 02 2020

21mins

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Rank #14: HLWaltRADIO sampler (001)

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At humboldtlastweek.com, Humboldt Last Week Alternative Radio (HLW altRADIO) is a curated radio station with new and nostalgia alternative music -- mostly leaning toward rock -- and quick community stories. The sets are long, the community content is prompt, and the library is vast.

Sep 18 2019

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Rank #15: Most missing OK, turbines get thumbs down, hemp ban extended, Indigenous Peoples Day, "Walking Dead"

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At 12:35: Further stats show most of Humboldt's missing people end up just fine. Four in five reports are resolved, according to reports. Missing kids fare even better.

At 9:06: Introducing contributing host Adina Loewinsohn. “Irie” Adina Loewinsohn is a local radio personality known for hosting reggae specials. This week she talks about a run on Thanksgiving morning, quitting smoking, ditching Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples Day, reducing childhood trauma, and the local teens who recently received national praise.

Also in the new episode: Proposed wind turbines near Rio Dell get a thumbs down from the Planning Commission, the hemp moratorium continues, Eureka gets a shoutout in “The Walking Dead,” further details regarding a former tribal director accused of sexual misconduct, another tale of a mentally distressed person welcoming themselves into a Humboldt home, locally-raised performer Sara Bareilles gets another Grammy nomination, the locally-shot movie of the week, event suggestions for the week, and much more.

Humboldt Last Week episode 151 partners: Belle Starr Clothing, Northcoast Horticulture Supply, Bongo Boy Studio, Trinidad Vacation Rental, North Coast Journal, Photography by Shi, Redheaded Blackbelt, 99.1 KISS FM

Nov 24 2019

16mins

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Rank #16: Trinidad hotel, Eureka block, Old Town horse, redwood cloning, soccer star, fact-checking, more

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Humboldt Last Week partners: Bongo Boy Studio - Trinidad Vacation Rental - North Coast Journal - Hops in Humboldt - Brick & Fire Bistro - Photography by Shi

(Warning: This episode contains explicit themes) Tune in for a quick rundown on the proposed casino-hotel in Trinidad, a Eureka block set to become a parking lot, the unexpected death of Barney the Old Town horse, how Humboldt redwood cloning made national news, a former Humboldt State star captaining a pro soccer team, immunity for Humboldt’s victimized sex workers, a dog besting a bear, Sara Bareilles supporting a book by musician Ben Folds, former Humboldt State star Alex Cappa’s wise quote about the NFL, a trial confirmed for a Crescent City man who allegedly murdered his wife and stashed her body in a closet for weeks, the gross jail cell of nationally notorious former Trinidad resident Robert Durst, wielded waste-bin wealth, a scrapped story’s lessons in fact-checking, Redwood Creek love, and more.

Plus! Event picks, the attraction of the week, and HLW altRadio with new and nostalgia songs (listen above).

Humboldt Last Week is available at:

humboldtlastweek.com kymkemp.com
99.1 KISS FM Mondays
northcoastjournal.com

Aug 04 2019

13mins

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Rank #17: (Ep. 170 clip) Sensory deprivation chambers in Humboldt

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A clip from Episode 170. Listen to the show in full at the link below.

https://www.humboldtlastweek.com/2020/05/top-local-stories-during-this-major.html

Photo from flickr: Jon Roig

May 20 2020

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Rank #18: Celebrating three years of quick local stories

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(WARNING: Adult language): Kayaking the streets of Arcata, climate change activism rallies in Arcata and Garberville, developments regarding a new indoor pool in Fortuna, a murder case out of McKinleyville was downgraded to manslaughter, HSU students suggest ideas for a new mascot, an In-N-Out Eureka update, a four-year-old cancer patient and her single mom need help, HSU puts in the green in green and gold, remains were reportedly identified in a national newsmaking disappearance out of the Eel River Valley, a setback in the locally-tied effort to know more about the finances of presidents, Humboldt Last Week celebrated three years, a story on a former local cop caused a stir in Willits, an editorial on editorials and the value of kindness, and so much more. Plus event picks and the attraction of the week.

You can also check out Humboldt Last Week Alternative Radio (HLW altRADIO). It’s a curated radio station with new and nostalgia alternative music -- mostly leaning toward rock -- and quick community stories. The sets are long, the community content is prompt, and the library is vast. The most hearted artists of last week? Nine Inch Nails and The Shins. Adds this week? Silversun Pickups “Songbirds,” Beach Riot “Robot,” Post Animal “Dirtpicker,” and Do Nothing “Gangs."

Humboldt Last Week episode 143 partners: Medieval Festival of Courage Oct. 5 and 6, Ferndale Music Company, Bongo Boy Studio, Trinidad Vacation Rental, North Coast Journal, Photography by Shi

Humboldt Last Week is available at humboldtlastweek.com, kymkemp.com, northcoastjournal.com, and 99.1 FM Mondays

Sep 22 2019

13mins

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Rank #19: Kevin Hoover on likely prevented rape of child

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(WARNING: Graphic content) This week: A discussion of an alleged attempted rape of a child in Arcata. Interviewed is Mad River Union Editor-at-large Kevin Hoover, who spoke with the anonymous hero-mom that stopped the attack. Also: Cops thoughts on legal weed, HSU’s toilet-paper troubles, greed versus compassion, more homicides, and less panhandling.

Oct 15 2016

20mins

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Rank #20: HLWaltRADIO (57-second teaser)

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At humboldtlastweek.com, Humboldt Last Week Alternative Radio (HLW altRADIO) is a curated radio station with new and nostalgia alternative music -- mostly leaning toward rock -- and quick community stories. The sets are long, the community content is prompt, and the library is vast.

Sep 27 2019

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