July 19, 2018 - 3:40 pm
Nearly 100 encampments had been removed in Seattle within the first four months of this year. Between 4 and 6 encampments are being removed every week. KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi came across a homeless encampment cleanup in Central Seattle last month and brings you this story of what a sweep looked like.
July 6, 2018 - 5:51 pm
Each month Iaan Hughes reviews several albums that bring something special to the table. Here are his picks for this month. Artist: Fatoumata Diawara Album: Fenfo Label: Montuno/Shanachie It’s been seven years since Mali’s Fatoumata Diawara’s debut release Fatou, perhaps due to collaborations or simply the strength and giving of that record it comes as
June 30, 2018 - 4:16 pm
The Sustainability In Prisons Project is just one of a number of programs available at Washington prisons to offer training and educational opportunities for inmates. You’ll listen to incarcerated women at the Washington Corrections Center for Women in Gig Harbor from 2015 describing their work in this program. Photos by WCCW and Yuko Kodama
June 25, 2018 - 10:11 am
Our last story for Unmute the Commute’s Season 3! To close out the season, something fitting of summertime: your hiking game just got a lot easier, thanks to King County Metro’s Trailhead Direct service. Produced by Gregg Selby.
June 22, 2018 - 1:15 pm
Body dysmorphia is an obsessive preoccupation with an imagined or slight defect in one’s appearance. Body dysmorphia disorder has particularly deep impacts on the gay community. KBCS’s Devin Williams interviews Dr. Brad Lichtenstein, the chair of the Department of Homeopathy at Bastyr University’s School of Naturopathic Medicine and founder of The Breath Space.
June 18, 2018 - 8:28 am
They decorate our commutes, literally music to our ears. But what is it like for musicians performing on the streets of Seattle? This week on Unmute the Commute, The Buskers. Produced by Ann Kane.
June 14, 2018 - 6:56 am
Relay for Life is an organization that organizes cancer walks, generating money to fight cancer. This donation fueled operation makes a positive impact on inmates who have choose to organize to fight cancer. Pamela Lorenz, an inmate at the Washington Correction Center for women, participated in such a program while incarcerated and shares her experience with KBCS’s Yuko Kodama.
June 11, 2018 - 1:18 pm
“The Future of Commuting” is already here, reads many headlines today. But what does that really look like? Today on Unmute the Commute, we explore one of these futures – that is already a reality in Seattle. Produced by Jennie Cecil-Moore.
June 8, 2018 - 3:43 pm
This KBCS series on Incarcerated Women takes a look at prison food. You’ll hear about how food is prepared at Washington Corrections Center for Women. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama spoke with inmates at Washington Correctional Center for Women about food preparation at the facility.