On-Air Interviews and More

KFUG strives to serve our polyglot community with interviews, talk, and, hopefully, insight. Below, you’ll find a veritable herb-garden of local ‘glots,’ along with some of our own, culled from KFUG’s Public Process with Mike Thornton and Community Service with Paul Critz. Scroll down to hear the movers and shakers of Del Norte County. Who knows, you may even hear yourself!

Del Norte Solid Waste Management Authority Executive Director Ted Ward talks waste, recycling, and quantum mechanics with Mike Thornton.


David Cooper of the local VFW talks with Paul Critz about plans to create a “military-style” staging area for local homeless to find services and safety.

Mike Thornton hosts Cynthia Barcelo, Latino Health Co-ordinator for the Open Door Clinic.

Paul Critz and visual artist Julie McNiel talk about Julie’s work in Pelican Bay State Prison as a part of the Arts in Corrections program…and Julie’s class’s show happening this summer at the Del Norte County Courthouse.


KFUG’s Public Process brings you the latest and greatest in community views and issues.  Here Mike sits down in Java Hut to talk gentrification and remaining a community with boy-millionaire Adam Goldstein.

Mike Thornton does the KFUG’s Public Process thing with Geneva Wiki of The California Endowment and The Wild Rivers Community Foundation.

Mike Thornton talks with City Manager Eric Wier about what it takes to manage a city!

Triplicate reporter Jessica Cejnar recently received a fellowship from the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism to report about access to food in Del Norte County…she discusses the fellowship, our local food deserts, and more with Paul Critz on Community Service on KFUG Community Radio.

Mike Thornton interview Jermaine Brubaker.

Mike Thornton interviews Dr. Warren Rehwaldt.

An interview with Sharon McKinney, Del Norte County Historical Society’s 2018 Volunteer of the Year.

The Crescent City Council voted to table three proposed ordinances dealing with homelessness after the Council received a letter from the ACLU calling into question the ordinance’s legality.

Mike Justice sits down with Mike Thornton to discuss the attest happenings with Our Daily Bread Ministries.

Mike Thornton and Mike Tompkins talking about the work of True North’s Local Organizing Committee’s work on Homelessness.


Shane Pipinos-Gausepohl talks with Mike Thornton about all the cool stuff happening at the Del Norte County Library.


Michelle Carillo of Wild Rivers Community Foundation talks with Paul Critz about Del Norte County being named a finalist for the Culture of Health award from the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation.


Mike Thornton talking with Andrea Lanctot from Wild Rivers Community Foundation about this Summer’s Youth Training Academy.


Take a trip back in time, to March 15, 2019, for the 2019 Economic Summit, presented by the Crescent City Del Norte Chamber of Commerce. Hear the thrills! The Spills! The thoughtful commentary!


The RXSafe Del Norte Coalition is spreading the word and the know-how concerning Naloxone, a life-saving anti-narcotic. The Coalition wants us all to know how to save the life of someone experiences an opioid overdose.


Mike Thornton of KFUG’s Public Process sits down with Del Norte Triplicate Editor and lightning rod Robin Fornoff.


Mike Thornton hosts KFUG’s Public Process Mondays from 11am-1pm.  His guest in this interview is Crescent City Chief of Police Ivan Minsal.  They discuss local policing and the difficulty of keeping everybody happy!


Local guide and all-around good guy Mike Coopman on the potential listing of the Spring Chinook on the Klamath and what that will mean for ALL of us! A great conversation with a great guy…

Kathryn Murray, former CC Mayor/Councilmember and newest KFUG DJ, talking politics and girl-jazz from the 1930s!


Dandy Lion is a guy, right?  This guy who lives in Crescent City and for some reason is glad to bring positivity and good vibes with him everywhere he goes…here’s an interview with The Bearded One about his outlook AND his NEW radio show on KFUG…


KFUG DJ and cool guy Mike Thornton is getting ready to retire.  His retirement plan?  A sweet-ass VAN!  He took his new ride on an inaugural trip this Winter.  Here’s the story…


Mike Justice of Our Daily Bread Ministries talks with JustPaul on Community Service about the expansion of the rescue mission and homelessness in general in Del Norte.  If anybody can effect real change in the homeless scene here, it’s definitely Mike…check it out!


Wess Nunn and Jamie Yarborough taking over The Occasional Joan Miles Show…


Another episode in the episodic life of The Occasional Joan Miles Show.  Joan and the Crew are joined by Supervisor Roger Gitlin to talk about homelessness in Del Norte.


Here’s an interview with local mental health activist Gordon Clay in which JustPaul and Gordon discuss youth mental health, bullying, and suicide.


While all of California (except us) seems to be burning down – in NOVEMBER! – local Red Cross chair and all-around-good-egg Mary Dorman says it is is NEVER too late to help, and here’s how!


JustPaul sits down with Maryanne Fallman, local homeless den-mother of sorts, to discuss her inside knowledge of the plight of the homeless in Del Norte County…


Every so often, Joan Miles and Jamie Yarbrough take an hour on a Sunday and rant about something. It’s The Occasional Joan Miles Show, and in this, the premier episode, Joan absolutely goes off on the “evils” of Socialism, for some reason…oh, well, it’s community radio.


Say what you will about Supervisor Roger Gitlin, he IS a great interview! Here’s the latest from SRG with JustPaul on Community Service, in which Roger calls for the dissolution of the Cannabis Working Group, among other things. Enjoy!


Joe Gillespie on his idea for a pump track in Beach Front Park, as well as the latest on the Del Norte Trail Alliance.


It is always fun when Mayor Blake Inscore stops by KFUG. Here he is talking about the trips to Japan, his vacation back east, the wonder that is Front Street, the intricacies of public funding, and the daily stresses of being Crescent City’s Puppet Master…


Local True North Community Organizer, Mike Thornton, is striving to change our community…with understanding and smart policy! In this interview he explains the latest efforts to refocus Del Norte on the issue of homelessness by getting the BOS and City Council to pledge to END homelessness, not simply mitigate it. He’s garnered the work and support of a committee of locals who feel the same GD way!


Just when you thought the political climate in Del Norte was going to cool for the summer, Jesse Davis launches a recall effort against Supervisors Roger Gitlin and Bob Berkowitz. Jesse sat down on Father’s Day with JustPaul and Sam Strait for TWO interviews…and here they are! First, it’s Snowflakes, our liberal talk hour; then it’s Conversations with Sam, the un-liberal talk hour. But BOTH shows have the same guest: Jesse Davis! Dig in…



The only place on the dial to get indepth political talk: KFUG Community Radio (hey! that’s US!!)…here are the two most recent interviews to add to the political playlist: First, from Community Service w/JustPaul, it’s a conversation with District 4 incumbent, Gerry Hemmingsen. He talks about his years on the board and why he wants at least one more spin; then it’s a conversation with contender Dave Mason from Sam Strait’s Conversations with Sam. Dave discusses his vision for the future of Del Norte with Sam and Angelina Countess-Bieber.



As the political seasoning heats up in Del Norte County, KFUG does what it can to stir the pot, hosting candidates and incumbents alike. Here are TWO interviews that contribute to the local politics goulash: The first is with Del Norte County Supervisor, District Three, Chris Howard. He appeared on Community Service w/JustPaul and talked about his time in office and just why he’d like even MORE time in office. The second interview is with Jake Smith, who is seeking to unseat Chris Howard on the Board of Supervisors. He joined Sam Strait for one of the Conversations with Sam, which airs Sundays at 3pm on KFUG Community Radio…enjoy!


At the January 23rd meeting of the Del Norte County Board of Supervisors, a contentious vote ended a 45 day ban on commercial cannabis…here are TWO interviews from that week’s Community Service w/ JustPaul. The first is with Supervisor Lori Cowan; the second is with Jesse Davis, Chair of the Cannabis Working Group, the people tasked with fashioning our local cannabis ordinances. Suffice it to say, neither of these two are happy with the latest happenings!


Here’s the latest on the Smith River from Grant Werschkull of the Smith River Alliance recorded in December of 2017.


A set of originals performed by Crescent City singer/songwriter Zack Freiwald at Port O’ Pints Brewing Company; AND our first successful web-based remote broadcast! JustPaul talks with Rick White about the expanded Port, and with Zack Freiwald about his music, then he shuts up and lets Zack take it away! Radio GOLD!


Holistic chiropractor, permaculturist, and alternative media maven Dan Schultz discusses our burgeoning technocracy with Joan Miles, Jamie Yarbrough, and JustPaul on Community Service.


USA’s Chair/Principal Margie Rouge sits down with Joan Miles and JustPaul on Community Service and discusses charter schooling and the successes and challenges she’s experienced heading Uncharted Shores.


School’s Supe Jeff Harris talks with Joan Miles and JustPaul on Community Service about rural education and the state of Del Norte schools.


A dark November night. Five guys with axes. WWIV… local heavy metalists, Shacknasty blow the top off the joint and talk about the new CD, Epiphone guitars, metal and more…in its entirety! You’re welcome!


Local metal band Shacknasty rockin’ their tune WWIV LIVE on KFUG!


Supervisor Bob Berkowitz sits down and talks with JustPaul about our county and our nation. Go figure…


Here’s the latest on Sutter Health in Del Norte from Dr. Greg Duncan. Interviewed by JustPaul during the Ocotber 6th episode of Community Service.


One thought on “On-Air Interviews and More

  • March 13, 2018 at 6:48 pm

    Can you please make sure this info gets out on your station?

    Sunrise Easter Service – April 1st @ 7:30 am Battery Point Lighthouse, Evangelist: William Hayes. Bring your chair and bible.


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