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February 5, 2018 - 12:01 pm

Please complete our annual listener survey. Your feedback today helps KBCS provide you with more of what you need.

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‘More Than One Kind of Nature’

November 14, 2019 - 10:12 pm

Writer, Rasheena Fountain discusses what shapes our view and relationship with the environment with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama. Producer: Yuko Kodama Photo: Yuko Kodama

Tiffany Midge – Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese’s

November 7, 2019 - 12:47 pm

Tiffany Midge, of the Standing Rock Sioux nation, is a humorist and writer.  Her latest book, Bury My Heart at Chuck E Cheese’s cuts into and wryly  grins at our world and its microaggressions, through the indigenous lens. Producer – Yuko Kodama Photo – Tiffany Midge

Join KBCS for an Afternoon with Tiffany Midge

Tiffany Midge

November 7, 2019 - 7:46 am

Join KBCS, the Bellevue College Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and and Belletrist, Bellevue College’s literary magazine, Thursday, November 7th, at 1pm in the Gallery Space on the campus of Bellevue College for an afternoon reading by author Tiffany Midge.

For event details, directions, and to register to attend, click (here).

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Donor Appreciation Week 2019

Donor Appreciation Week

November 4, 2019 - 3:20 pm

KBCS Donor Appreciation week is November 4-10th.

We’re celebrating YOU, the amazing donors who make KBCS possible. Join us for one of our members only open houses where you’ll meet some of your favorite KBCS hosts, have an opportunity to record a testimonial, and enjoy a station tour with refreshments, as our way of saying thank you for making KBCS possible!

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Nature – Vampire Bats

October 31, 2019 - 2:03 pm

In observance of Halloween, Ed Dominguez, Lead Naturalist at the Seward Park Audubon Center, and KBCS’s Yuko Kodama talk vampire bats (not local to our region) on the shores of Andrews Bay in Seattle’s Seward Park. If you have any questions about our local natural flora and fauna, please contact Ed Dominguez and KBCS at

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The Ozette Potato

October 24, 2019 - 10:41 am

The Makah Ozette Potato settled its roots in Northwest Washington’s Neah Bay more than 200 years ago, and lives a story of cultural connection and tradition. The vegetable is one of just a few foods in the United States that is listed as a Presidia, a designation by the Slow Food Foundation of Italy, which

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Nature – Cooper’s Hawks

Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii

October 23, 2019 - 1:40 pm

Which birds in our forests have Ewok-like skills in our local forests?  Go for a walk with Seward Park Audubon Center’s Ed Dominguez and KBCS’s Yuko Kodama on the trails of Seward Park. Producer:  Yuko Kodama Photo: Virginia Sanderson Unknown Speaker 0:00 91.3 KBCS music and ideas listener-supported radio from Bellevue College. Unknown Speaker 0:05

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Nature – Local Bats

October 11, 2019 - 2:51 pm

The Yuma Bat, Big Brown Bat and Little Brown Bat share the Puget Sound region with us during the summer months.  In late summer/early fall, the bats migrate to Central Washington to hibernate.  Find out how these small mammals fly, catch their food and take shelter in this special bat series, as Seward Park Audubon

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The Northwest Detention Center and The City of Tacoma

October 11, 2019 - 2:13 pm

Demonstrators demanding the shut down of the Northwest Detention Center disrupted a Tacoma City Council hearing on Tuesday.  It was organized by La Resistencia and supported by more than a dozen other local organizations.  KBCS’s Samuel Britt was there to give us a snapshot of why the protestors were there that afternoon. 

H2A Workers in Washington State

October 11, 2019 - 1:41 pm

Honesto Silva Ibarra was an H2A visa guest worker and 27 year old father of two from Mexico.  He died in Washington state, as a worker at Sarbanand Farms.  Around the time he became ill, other workers at the same farm were reported ill, dehydrated from the extreme heat and heavy smoke from the summer

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