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Win Tickets to the Avett Brothers with Camping at the Gorge

March 21, 2019 - 12:07 pm

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see the Avett Brothers, Lake Street Dive, and Trampled by Turtles at the Gorge Amphitheater in George, WA on August 10th. Along with the tickets, you’ll also get passes to camp at the gorge for August 9-11th. Don’t wait, the drawing will take place at 7pm. Donate

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Pet Challenge Day

March 20, 2019 - 9:27 am

The age old debate is alive at KBCS today. Which pet is best? Cats? Dogs? Something else? Donate here or call us at 425-564-5000 to donate and let us know which pet your vote goes to and we’ll add you and your pet to our “Pet Hall of Fame”. KBCS Pet Hall of Fame: Heather

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Concert Ticket Tuesday

March 19, 2019 - 11:06 am

KBCS is giving away a pair of concert tickets every thirty minutes today, 12-7pm. Donate now, to keep the diverse music you count on from KBCS going strong, and you’ll be automatically entered into every ticket drawing for the entire day. Some of the shows you could win tickets to include: Little Feat Andrew Bird

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Unmute the Commute: Biker, Lawyer… Bike Lawyer

March 18, 2019 - 2:08 pm

Over the last four years, deaths of pedestrians and bicyclists in Washington State have doubled. This comes at a time when the state wants to get to zero traffic fatalities by the year 2030. So, how do we get there? We talk to Seattle bike lawyer Bob Anderton to hear one proposal. Produced by Jennie

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Seattle Youth Climate Strike

March 18, 2019 - 1:19 pm

On Friday, March 15th, 2019, hundreds of thousands of youth all over the world left school to participate in a global youth climate strike.  Youth Climate Strikes took place in over 1,300 locations across 98 countries according to CBS News.  The strike was inspired by 16 year old, Greta Thunberg of Sweden, who opted out of going to school each day since late last summer, to stand in front of the Swedish Parliament in protest of adult inaction on climate change.

In Seattle, about 250 people participated in a youth climate strike at Cal Anderson Park.  The event was youth led and youth organized.  KBCS’s Michelle Martin interviewed 12 year old Taro Moore of Kenmore Middle School, who spoke at the rally.

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Win Pickathon Weekend Passes

March 18, 2019 - 8:22 am

Make your donation to KBCS now, and you’ll be automatically entered to win a pair of weekend passes to Pickathon in Happy Valley, OR. We’ll draw a winner at 4pm and 7pm, so the sooner you get entered the better your chances to win are! At Pickathon you’ll see performances from bands and artists including

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Win a Summer Picnic Cruise

March 16, 2019 - 12:01 am

KBCS is giving away a private luxury picnic cruise for six on a classic wooden yacht in Lake Washington. Donate now to support the KBCS programs you count on each and every day, and when you do you’ll be automatically entered into the drawing. The drawing will take place just before 3pm today. There’s no

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Fair Trade Friday – KBCS Spring Fund Drive

March 15, 2019 - 12:10 am

Today is Fair Trade Friday at KBCS! That means when you make a one-time donation of $120 or become a KBCS Sustaining Donor at the $10/month level we will thank you with the KBCS coffee mug PLUS a bag of delicious Fair Trade coffee from our partners at Equal Exchange. This offer is only good

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Win a Trip to NYC

NYC

March 11, 2019 - 9:51 am

Donate to KBCS now, and you will be automatically entered to to win a trip to NYC. (See full contest rules). While in NYC, you’ll also have an opportunity to tour the studios of Democracy Now! and meet and  dine with Amy Goodman. While there’s no donation required to be entered into the drawing (enter

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Music of the Moment – March 2019

Music of the Moment

March 8, 2019 - 5:24 pm

Check out these music reviews from Iaan Hughes in this month’s installment of Music of the Moment.

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