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 2022-10-07 22:31 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

$1B up for grabs to help salmon get to where they're going...

Kirkland is the best. Wait, Sammamish is the best. Maybe it's Bellevue? Almost Live! is back! (sort of)Langley on Whidbey Island is building a solution to its lack of worker housing. This post originally appeared in KUOW's Today So Far newsletter ...

 2022-10-07 21:50 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Bat in Alki Beach tests positive for rabies...

Bill Radke discusses the week's news with political analyst and contributing columnist Joni Balter, Seattle Times Jonathan Martin and Publicola's Erica Barnett....

 2022-10-07 21:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Where is the 'best' place to live in Western Washington?: Today So Far...

Kirkland is the best. Wait, Sammamish is the best. Maybe it's Bellevue? Almost Live! is back! (sort of)Langley on Whidbey Island is building a solution to its lack of worker housing. This post originally appeared in KUOW's Today So Far newsletter ...

 2022-10-07 20:27 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Week in Review: Politics, Police, and Mariners...

Bill Radke discusses the week's news with political analyst and contributing columnist Joni Balter, Seattle Times Jonathan Martin and Publicola's Erica Barnett....

 2022-10-07 18:26 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The iconic Easter Island statues have been damaged in a fire, authorities say...

The sculpted figures on Rapa Nui, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site, suffered "irreparable"; damage. The municipality's mayor said he believed the fire was not an accident....

 2022-10-07 18:21 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Youth program loses county funding after KUOW investigation...

A youth program funded by King County program has lost its contract to work with young people at risk of gun violence after a KUOW investigation found its leader had false credentials — and is a convicted sex offender facing a new charge of felony i...

 2022-10-07 17:16 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

El Centro de la Raza will preserve beloved Federal Way roller rink...

The community nonprofit El Centro de la Raza plans to redevelop the two-acre site of a roller skating rink in Federal Way. But this isn't the story of another community landmark going away....

 2022-10-07 16:57 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Picking a good health insurance plan can be confusing. Here's what to keep in mind...

This guide from Life Kit includes podcast episodes on how to select the right health care plan, a glossary of common insurance jargon and why you should give your summary of benefits a close read....

 2022-10-07 15:33 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Ukrainians are miffed to share the Peace Prize with Russian and Belarusian winners...

While the Ukrainian organization that won is celebrating, many Ukrainians are upset they need to share the award with countries that have been aggressive against them....

 2022-10-07 13:44 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Yal Eisenstat: Why we need more friction on social media...

Facebook profits from being frictionless, says Yal Eisenstat. But without friction, misinformation can spread like wildfire. The solution, Yal says, is to build more friction into social media....

 2022-10-07 13:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Jennifer Vail: How tribology can change the way you view the material world...

Have you brushed your teeth today? Or gotten a shot recently? As tribologist Jennifer Vail explains, these mundane activities are among the many in our daily lives that are made possible by friction....

 2022-10-07 12:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Casual Friday with Naomi Tomky and Paige Browning...

The Mariners are going to the playoffs, and everyone in the city seems to be excited. Some thigns not lighting us up ht...

 2022-10-07 11:15 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Ray Ruschel is not your average college football player — he's 49...

Ruschel is old enough to be his teammates' dad. An Army veteran, who was working nights at a North Dakota sugar beet factory, Ruschel decided to enroll at a junior college and play football....

 2022-10-07 10:24 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Concerned passengers wanted an explanation for tape on airplane's wings...

Passengers posted photos of what appeared to be duct tape holding the wings together. It turns out the silvery adhesive is something known as speed tape, and it's perfectly safe for some repairs....

 2022-10-07 00:23 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

This week's arts and culture picks may have you at 'twerking Shreks'...

'If you see the kids dressed up as Shrek roaming around Westlake this weekend, you'll know what it's for.'...

 2022-10-06 23:02 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Almost Live! is back, and fans are feeling 90s nostalgia...

Some classic episodes of "Almost Live!" are airing on King 5+, which could lead to a whole new generation of fans. So Soundside gathered some stars of Almost Live! to talk about the sketches that have stuck with them, and why show's popularity...

 2022-10-06 22:49 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Hear it again: the seedy side of America's favorite pastime...

From sign stealing, to adding just a little bit of extra spit on the ball, professional baseball has created plenty of ways to fool crowds and umpires.But there's a fine line between the written and unwritten rules of the game.It makes you wonder, whe...

 2022-10-06 22:13 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

No place for workers to live? Whidbey Island town aims to fix that...

In recent years, the small Whidbey Island town of Langley has rolled out a slew of zoning reforms, meant to encourage the production of new homes. It offers a model for the rest of Washington State. But it's also brought up big questions for residents...

 2022-10-06 22:03 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Samish elders celebrate Cayou Channel...

Only about 10% of folks eligible for a shot have gotten the omicron booster in King County.Hospitals worried about capacity when Washington's pandemic emergency orders end. This post originally appeared in KUOW's Today So Far newsletter for Octobe...

 2022-10-06 21:31 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

What role should the ecosystem play in this updated treaty between the U.S. and Canada?...

Russia says it is claiming parts of Ukraine, but facts on the ground say otherwise. Ukrainian troops continue a counteroffensive in the country's south and east that is upending the Kremlin's plans....

 2022-10-06 21:08 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Have you gotten your omicron booster yet?: Today So Far...

Only about 10% of folks eligible for a shot have gotten the omicron booster in King County.Hospitals worried about capacity when Washington's pandemic emergency orders end. This post originally appeared in KUOW's Today So Far newsletter for Octobe...

 2022-10-06 20:49 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Kirkland is the 3rd best city to live in the USA (and Sammamish ain't too shabby either)...

French writer Annie Ernaux is the newest Nobel laureate in literature. She is widely admired in France and among those who love French feminist literature....

 2022-10-06 20:35 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The differences between what Russia and Ukraine say is happening on the ground...

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Bloomberg correspondent Michael Bologna about the increasing number of fans catching record-breaking baseballs and the taxes that come with catching a piece of history....

 2022-10-06 20:35 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Daniel Prude's family reaches a $12 million settlement with Rochester, N.Y....

French writer Annie Ernaux is the newest Nobel laureate in literature. She is widely admired in France and among those who love French feminist literature....

 2022-10-06 20:35 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Mortgage rates are up, sales of homes are down...
 2022-10-06 20:35 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Why that foul baseball you caught might cost you more money in taxes...
 2022-10-06 20:25 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

French writer Annie Ernaux wins the 2022 Nobel Prize in literature...

The pardons will be done through an administration process to be developed by the Justice Department, administration officials told reporters; it will cover citizens and lawful permanent residents....

 2022-10-06 20:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Biden to pardon simple federal marijuana possession convictions...

The pardons will be done through an administration process to be developed by the Justice Department, administration officials told reporters; it will cover citizens and lawful permanent residents....

 2022-10-06 19:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Rash of fires under investigation in Seattle's Pioneer Square and CID...

A report by the Seattle Times looked at the infrastructure of 30 Washington State jurisdictions. In all of those cities and counties, less than half of the roads and sidewalks complied with ADA standards....

 2022-10-06 17:49 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Most sidewalks in WA are not accessible...

A report by the Seattle Times looked at the infrastructure of 30 Washington State jurisdictions. In all of those cities and counties, less than half of the roads and sidewalks complied with ADA standards....

 2022-10-06 17:34 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

More police in U District following recent gun violence...

Seattle Police will increase its presence in the U-District through emphasis patrols, in response to last Sunday's shooting, and other recent incidents of gun violence....

 2022-10-06 17:19 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

How glaciers melted 20,000 years ago may offer clues about climate change's effects...

New research out of the British Antarctic Survey found thousands of underground channels left by ice age glacial melt. The findings could improve the accuracy of modern-day models of sea level rise....

 2022-10-06 16:49 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Some leading robot makers are pledging not to weaponize them...

The companies warned that "untrustworthy people" could use their robots to harm others or infringe on civil liberties, and they pledged to make sure their customers didn't weaponize the products....

 2022-10-06 16:27 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

When flooding from Ian trapped one Florida town, an airboat navy came to the rescue...

After Ian dumped record levels of rain across Florida, rivers flooded, leaving thousands stranded on newly created islands....

 2022-10-06 16:05 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

My high school doesn't serve halal meat. Here's why I wish it did...

Washington schools are not required to offer meals that accommodate students' religious beliefs, like kosher or halal meals. RadioActive's Rahmah Abdulazeez looked into how not having many halal lunch options at school affects Muslim students like...

 2022-10-06 12:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The Fight for Washington's Latino Voters...

Donald Trump performed better than expected nationally with Latino voters in 2020. Now, Republicans in Washington are trying to build on that success for November's primary, while Democrats are fighting to reverse a potential shift to the right. KUOW ...

 2022-10-06 11:19 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Biden tours devastation from Hurricane Ian and promises Florida federal help...

A week after Hurricane Ian hit North Port, Fla., the floodwaters have just begun to recede. Residents are starting to pick up the pieces to see what's left....

 2022-10-06 11:17 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Ukrainian troops keep up their counteroffensives in the country's south and east...

As Russia completed its controversial annexation of four occupied regions of Ukraine, the Ukrainian army is taking back some of that territory village by village....

 2022-10-06 10:29 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Rare turtles have bred 41 hatchlings at the San Diego Zoo...

The Indian narrow-headed softshell turtle hatchlings are small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. But once they're fully grown, the can be over three feet long....

 2022-10-06 09:05 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Why French cities are refusing to show World Cup games on giant public screens...

The World Cup begins next month in Qatar. France is the defending champion, but French cities have decided not to show the games at public gatherings to protest Qatar's record on human rights....

 2022-10-06 09:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

One Florida community built to weather hurricanes endured Ian with barely a scratch...

Hundreds of thousands of people in southwest Florida still don't have electricity or water. But Babcock Ranch, north of Fort Myers, was designed and built to withstand the most powerful storms....

 2022-10-05 23:49 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Salmon advocates ask to include healthy ecosystems in Columbia River Treaty...

The United States and Canada will renegotiate how to handle flood control and hydropower on the Columbia River. However, salmon advocates also want negotiators to consider the health of the Columbia River ecosystem....

 2022-10-05 23:40 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

No one's getting the updated Covid booster shots — and that has public health officials worried...

Public health officials want people to hurry up and get their updated Covid booster shots. But so far, not many people have....

 2022-10-05 21:41 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Crime is focus in race for Washington's 8th District...

While 'The Great British Bake Off' is beloved by many, their latest "Mexican Week" episode has left a sour taste in many viewer's mouths....

 2022-10-05 20:45 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A new 'Great British Bake Off' episode stereotypes Mexican culture, viewers say...

Minimum wage is set to go up in Seattle, and Washington state. Also on the rise are gas prices, and soon, utility bills. This post originally appeared in KUOW's Today So Far newsletter for October 5, 2022....

 2022-10-05 20:36 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

On the rise in Washington state: Today So Far...

Minimum wage is set to go up in Seattle, and Washington state. Also on the rise are gas prices, and soon, utility bills. This post originally appeared in KUOW's Today So Far newsletter for October 5, 2022....

 2022-10-05 20:29 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

President Biden is in Florida meeting with people hit hard by Hurricane Ian...

Small businesses that have experienced of repeated vandalism and break-ins can now apply for some financial relief. The City of Seattle has launched the Storefront Repair Fund, a program to help businesses with property damage....

 2022-10-05 20:19 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Gas prices continue to rise in Washington state...

Small businesses that have experienced of repeated vandalism and break-ins can now apply for some financial relief. The City of Seattle has launched the Storefront Repair Fund, a program to help businesses with property damage....

 2022-10-05 19:34 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Seattle launches program to help small businesses deal with rash of vandalism...

Small businesses that have experienced of repeated vandalism and break-ins can now apply for some financial relief. The City of Seattle has launched the Storefront Repair Fund, a program to help businesses with property damage....

 2022-10-05 17:30 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The diary of an Afghan girl killed in bombing reveals a list of unfulfilled dreams...

Ride a bike. Learn the guitar. Continue studying. All of this came to a violent end for 16-year-old Marzia Mohammadi. Her diary lays bare the struggles of Afghan girls since the Taliban takeover....

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