Election 2018: State Senate 30th Legislative District
The KBCS Elections 2018 coverage takes a look at the State Senate race for Washington’s 30th legislative district which covers Federal Way and borders Pierce County.
Unmute the Commute: The Solowheel
“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.
Unmute the Commute: A Rural Commute
Rural transit infrastructure is quite different than what urban centers have access to. Today on Unmute the Commute, come with us on a ride to Moses Lake, Washington. Produced by Esmy Jimenez.
Community organizer and independent journalist, Rosa Clemente was a keynote speaker at the Washington State Faculty of Color Conference earlier this month.
Parts 1 & 2 – Rosa Clemente explains what people of color face in academia
Part 3 & 4 – Rosa Clemente speaks about the history of the US/Puerto Rico relationship and how this plays out in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Election Coverage 2017
KBCS brings you local elections coverage: unique and essential interviews with local candidates. Visit our Elections 2017 page to find audio and extra content.
Elections 2017: Bellevue City Council Position 4
Bellevue City Council Position Number 4 is an open seat. KBCS’s Gregg Selby spoke with Bellevue City Council candidates Jared Nieuwenhuis and Karol Brown. They are running for Bellevue City Council Position 4.
Elections 2017 – Tacoma Mayoral Race
This week, KBCS continues it coverage of the 2017 Washington State General Election. We now turn to the Tacoma Mayoral elections with candidates Victoria Woddards and Jim Merritt. KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi interviewed each of the candidates individually for KBCS at their respective campaign headquarters.
Bridging the Gap Between Kids and Farms
It’s not often that school-age children get to experience the bounty of food grown on farms in Seattle’s fertile neighboring valleys. “Farm to table” is best known as a culinary experience at high end restaurants. One after-school and pre-school care program is turning that around. Not only are they sourcing locally grown food with the help of a start-up to “bridge the gap between fields and kitchens”, they’re working to make sure staff know how to cook with the valleys unique ripe and ready produce. Martha Baskin has the story.
Unmute the Commute: Ride Along to the VA
Have you ever wondered what it’s like for veterans to get around town? For this week’s Unmute the Commute, ride along with us to the VA center in Seattle. Produced by Casey Martin. (more…)
Unmute the Commute: Ancient Highways
We explore our region’s original commutes along the water highways of the Salish Sea and Pacific Coast. Listen in on interviews with the late Quileute Canoe Leader, Sunny Woodruff, and United Nations for All Tribes Foundation Board Chair and Makah tribal member, Jeff Smith . Today’s story is brought to you by KBCS’s Yuko Kodama.
Unmute the Commute is a weekly series highlighting commuter stories, supported in part by King County Metro’s Just 1 Trip.
Photos: Courtesy of Jeff Smith