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Calendar Year-End Campaign

You count on the diverse news and music you hear on KBCS and in return, KBCS depends on you. Please make a year-end tax-deductible donation today and help KBCS start 2020 strong. Thank you in advance for your support!

$110,000 Goal

14.48%

Drive ends: December 31, 2019

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Gospel Highway turns 14

December 2, 2019 - 11:39 am

Oneda and Winona of Gospel Highway, with alum Cathy Gaylord, celebrated 14 years of inspiring gospel music from Bellevue College on kbcs.fm and 91.3, with a night out at the Seattle Rep’s production of “Shout Sister Shout!”

WTO Protests 20th Anniversary Special

November 30, 2019 - 9:52 am

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Organization or WTO ministerial conference in Seattle. The WTO is an international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. Decisions made by unelected trade delegates at this conference impact the worldwide economy, working conditions and the environment. Leading up to the WTO ministerial, hundreds

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New Sunday night line-up

November 27, 2019 - 12:00 pm

KBCS upholds its commitment to home grown music.

New Sunday night schedule starts Decembers 1st.

The Backtracks team take center stage on Sunday nights, playing music of the Grateful Dead and jam bands from 7pm until 9pm.

Andrew Stauffer, Backtracks co-host  says, “Kevin and I are pleased to take full charge of the Sunday night Deadhead slot. We will continue to serve up the very best music we can find from the vast and extensive Grateful Dead catalog and related, influenced and associated music.”

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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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