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What exactly do people in Humboldt do for a living, and why? Listen to Talk Humboldt with Keith and Tom, where Keith Flamer of College of the Redwoods and Tom Jackson of Cal Poly Humboldt talk to the people that make Humboldt work.
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Talk Humboldt - National Weather Service

July 12, 2024 - 12:26pm
"This [Humboldt County] is actually one of the most challenging environments to forecast the weather," says Troy Nicolini, the meteorologist in charge for the National Weather Service on Woodley Island. On this episode of Talk Humboldt, Nicolini explores the local climate conditions and the complexities of weather forecasting on the North Coast.

Talk Humboldt: Food for People

June 14, 2024 - 12:11pm
In February of 2020, Food for People, Humboldt county’s food bank, suffered from a sewage flood that wreaked havoc on their facility. But in classic Humboldt fashion, the non-profit turned a challenge into opportunity.

Talk Humboldt - Humboldt Bay Fire Chief Sean Robertson

June 7, 2024 - 11:42am
Fire poles and ladder trucks are quintessential to how most people think of fire stations, and Humboldt Bay Fire Station is no exception. But it turns out that Humboldt Bay Fire does much more than just firefighting. In fact, it's not even their most common service. "Our primary responses are medical, so emergency medical services are about 60% of our calls. Fires only account for about 4%," says Chief Sean Robertson.In today's episode of Talk Humboldt with Keith & Tom, Chief Sean Robertson talks about "enhanced moments", his very first fire, and the truth about rescuing cats from trees.

Talk Humboldt: Mary Keehn of 'We Are Up'

May 29, 2024 - 1:43pm
Looking across a pastoral lot in McKinleyville, Mary Keehn points to a family of deer. "Wait 'til we walk a little further to the farm, then you'll be able to see why this is such a special spot." By next year, she hopes, the edges of this 17-acre lot will be an intentional community for neurodivergent people and their caregivers.

Talk Humboldt - Juan Pablo Cervantes

April 5, 2024 - 2:32pm
Election results. Birth certificates. Property deeds. Marriage licenses. Juan Pablo Cervantes has the kind of job that simultaneously undergirds democracy, family history, and property ownership - all through the boring-but-important power of paperwork. He's Humboldt County's Clerk, Recorder, and Registrar of Voters, "a title so long, it has punctuation in it," he says. "It's one of those offices that few people know about unless something goes wrong."