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Music of the Moment – December 2018


December 7, 2018 - 5:03 pm

KBCS’s Gordon Todd recommends the new Iron & Wine, and the latest Beatles reissue.

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Volunteer Spotlight – December 2018

December 7, 2018 - 10:58 am

Host: DJ Niko Program: Nothing but 90s How long have you volunteered at KBCS: I’ve been a volunteer music host since 2013, spinning rock and roll records in early morning hours for years before winding up at the Tuesday 11 p.m. slot with my current show, Nothing But ’90s. What was the first song you

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KBCS Partners with OSL


December 6, 2018 - 11:19 am

KBCS is partnering with OSL (formerly Operation Sack Lunch), for a one-day fund drive on December 12th. Donate to KBCS by December 12th, and you’ll have the option to provide a meal to a neighbor in need instead of selecting a KBCS thank you gift, and of course, your year-end contribution will support the programs

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Samia Panni

Samia Panni in KBCS studio

December 3, 2018 - 4:17 pm

On Sunday morning, beloved DJ Samia Panni passed away suddenly. Samia exemplified KBCS at its very best. All of us at the station are heartbroken, and offer our deepest condolences to her family, friends and communities.

Living With Dementia

Photo attribute to the Frye Museum Here:Now Program

November 30, 2018 - 2:53 pm

How can you tell if your loved one, who’s getting cranky and forgetful is depressed or has dementia? In 2013, former KBCS news director, Sonya Green, spoke with Mary Lou Brown, a caregiver to her husband who was diagnosed with dementia in 1996. Mary and her husband also tapped into a resources at the Frye

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Border Crossing

November 30, 2018 - 8:56 am

The border town of Arivaca, Arizona, is no stranger to migrants crossing through the desert and mountains in hopes for a better life in the U.S. The documentary film Undeterred, shows how militarizing the border can result in migrants dying in the desert and in the neighborhoods of towns on the border. The film was featured at the 2018 Social Justice Film Festival in Seattle. KBCS’s Ruth Bly recorded the panel discussion following the screening.

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Celebrate #GivingTuesday with a Donation to KBCS


November 26, 2018 - 4:36 pm

Celebrate #GivingTuesday (11/27/18), by making a tax-deductible donation to 91.3KBCS to keep your favorite programs going strong.

We have two days for getting deals – Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On #GivingTuesday, we have a day for giving back. There’s no better way to counter the commercial hype that comes with the holiday season than to support your favorite non-profits like KBCS. #GivingTuesday is the opening day of KBCS’s year-end fund drive. Please donate today, and help KBCS get a head start on it’s $120,000 year-end goal.

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Unmute the Commute: This is Home

November 26, 2018 - 8:00 am

Often in this series, we feature stories about people in dense urban areas taking buses to work or community events. Outside of Seattle and its suburbs, many people rely on public transit as well. But bus service hasn’t always been reliable in rural areas. Today we take a bus ride in Snoqualmie Valley and look at transit service in rural areas of King County.

Find Your Family at Bingo

"Bingo" by clyderob is licensed under CC BY 2.0

November 19, 2018 - 11:50 pm

Lose a bet, and find a family; that’s what happened to one local indigenous woman. KBCS’s Esther “Little Dove” John spoke with Wendy Burdette, at the Muckleshoot Elders Complex, about how she found her blood relatives, after years of searching, by going to a bingo hall.

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Unmute the Commute: A Home for Buttercup

November 19, 2018 - 7:55 am

Washington has a handful of prisons scattered across the state – so if you’re convicted of a crime in Spokane, you may end up incarcerated in Clallam Bay or Shelton. This can mean a long trip for family members or spouses. Produced by Max Wasserman.

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