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Meet the Student Fellows Working in Partnership with KBCS

KBCS Youth Fellow TK Le

October 19, 2020 - 12:12 pm

Meet the student fellows working in partnership with KBCS.

KBCS is partnering with International Examiner a Northwest Pan-Asian publication and Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Engagement (APACE).  Meet the four outstanding local student fellows working at KBCS to hone their podcasting skills below.

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Some Matters of Relative Significance

Dana Buckingham

October 18, 2020 - 7:30 pm

Dear Friends and Supporters of KBCS,

I hope my message this month finds everyone safe and doing as well as can be expected during these difficult times. We are still processing and collating the donations and comments from well over a thousand KBCS true believers that were made during our “virtual” fall fundraising campaign.

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Councilmember Larry Gossett and Governor Gary Locke

October 9, 2020 - 2:28 pm

KBCS interviews two powerful civic leaders from our region.  This segment was produced in partnership with the International Examiner and Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment (APACE).

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Spot the Troll

October 9, 2020 - 1:27 am

 Sock puppets are living in your social media feed. A type of internet troll, sock puppets appear to be real people. They post on social media not just to provoke but to influence. These fake personalities are active in election season. KBCS’s Jesse Callahan spoke with Darren Linvill, the lead Researcher at Clemson University’s

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The National Census and Migrant Farmworkers

October 2, 2020 - 1:37 pm


he official deadline to turn in census information is now October 5th.  Find out how the census information can influence funding for services to the migrant farmworker and Latinx populations in Skagit and Whatcom Counties.

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Trek the Vote

October 1, 2020 - 9:28 am

Looking for a way to get involved in ensuring the integrity of the coming election?  Find out how Star Trek fans are rolling out a campaign that’s in line with the Starfleet’s prime directive. 

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Nature: Douglas Fir Trees and Forest Fires

"99-0490" by Forest Service - Northern Region is licensed under CC BY 2.0

September 17, 2020 - 12:39 pm

This story first broadcast in January of 2018

In this KBCS nature series segment, Ed Dominguez, Seward Park Audubon Center Lead Naturalist, talks to KBCS’s Yuko Kodama about the benefits of allowing fires burn away the undergrowth. They also discuss how the Douglas Fir tree’s thick bark helps protect it from forest fires and why the intensity of forest fires has increased since modern fire suppression techniques have developed in the past few hundred years.

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How to be a Good White Ally

September 16, 2020 - 11:21 am

 91.3 KBCS · 91.3 KBCS 20200916 How To Be A Good White Ally Social media is abuzz about race, as the #BlackLivesMatter movement sweeps the country. White allies are stepping forward, to help. Find out what it takes to be a good white ally.  Black Musician, Athlete and Activist, Aron Lee speaks with KBCS

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General Manager Message – Sept 2020

Dana Buckingham

September 11, 2020 - 3:11 pm

A Fall has always been my favorite season of the year. Now that the night air is a little crisper and leaves on the trees are losing that shiny emerald green luster, it’s a sure bet that autumn is just around the corner. Another sign of the change in seasons is the planning and excitement

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Artists in a Time of Monsters

artists in a a time of monsters

September 5, 2020 - 12:41 am

Reverend Osagyefo Sekou  is a Musician and Theologian in Residence at Seattle’s Valley and Mountain Fellowship.  Reverend Sekou discusses art and its role in social movements.

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