Misty Upham was a successful indigenous actress from the Blackfeet Nation, winning roles alongside stars like Benicio Del Torro in the Cannes Film Festival acclaimed Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian, and Ewan MacGregor in August: Osage county. Misty Upham also went missing on October 5th 2014. Her body was found in Auburn, Washington by her friends and family eleven days later.
Kristen Millares Young is a freelance journalist for the Washington Post and the current prose writer in residence at Hugo House. Millares Young wrote an investigative article for the Guardian about Misty Upham’s case in 2015. SHe shared what she came away with in an interview with Jim Cantu for KVRU LPFM Radio.
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Meet the owner of a Estelita’s Library, Edwin Lando. The new community library opened it’s doors near the Beacon Hill Light Rail Station. Jim Cantú spoke with its owner, Edwin Lando, about what Estelita’s Library is. This is an excerpt of a KVRU interview
On Wednesday night, Low Power FM station, KVRU, Ranier Valley Radio, hosted a Seattle Mayoral candidate forum with finalists Cary Moon and Jenny Durkan. The candidates responded to questions from three former Mayoral candidates and several South Seattle journalists.
KBCS pulled highlights from of the KVRU hosted, Seattle Mayoral Candidates Forum. The full forum is also available.