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Seattle voted by district for the first time. Sonya Green spoke with the 4 candidates running for the two at-large positions.
Today on Music + Ideas, KBCS News Director Sonya Green referees a discussion between candidates in the August. 6th primary election for Seattle City Council, Position 8: Albert Shen Mike O’Brien David Ishii Listen and download the in
The full Seattle City Council voted unanimously on February 7, 2017 to divest 3 billion dollars of their business from Wells Fargo Bank, a creditor for the Dakota Access Pipeline project in North Dakota. KBCS's Yuko Kodama recently spoke with one of
There are over 75,000 legal permanent residents in the Seattle King County area, and many residents whose legal status could be in question. The city of Seattle is a Sanctuary City. KBCS Producer Jim Cantu spoke with Seattle City Council member Loren
Seattle’s music scene is vibrant and thriving. In 2015, Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata was a co-sponsor of the Fair Trade Music day resolution. The former City Councilmember discusses the Fair Trade Music Seattle campaign from a public po
In South Seattle last week, a group of young politicos of color decided to offer their points of view on this year's vote with an event titled, Young, Gifted and Brown: 2015 Seattle Post-Election Analysis. It was a packed house as they shared their o
The Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) rolled out earlier this month. Since then, a lot buzzes around Seattle’s proposed zoning changes, tenant's rights and interests and access to home ownership. This week's series looks at so
You’ve heard the term fair trade. It applies to everything from clothing to coffee to chocolate. And to music. Recently in Seattle, local musicians struck a fair trade agreement with some participating music venues and the city to create a set o
You may know Bruce Lee as a martial artist legend and action movie hero. The city of Seattle is where much of his story begins. Bruce Lee spent his youth in Hong Kong and moved to Seattle at the age of eighteen. Ruby Chow, a family friend, and fut
Voters in Seattle are considering two propositions on early learning programs and providers. Proposition 1A establishes a $15 minimum wage for childcare workers, seeks to reduce childcare costs, prohibits violent felons from providing professional
KBCS reporter, David Griffith has been following the controversy surrounding proposed surveillance cameras in several Seattle neighborhoods. In March, the Seattle City Council passed a bill concerning public surveillance equipment and confirmed appo
Legal representation for undocumented immigrants is a large need to fill. In April, the King County Council approved funding to assist this need. Even with the county’s funding, a gap remains. At a recent YES! Magazine panel, immigrant experts gath
President Trump’s recent executive order, which restricts immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries, was met with widespread protest and confusion over the weekend. People who had just arrived in the U.S. were held at airports, and some were
Seattle city council members made a unanimous decision to pass the Orca card passport program for low-income students on Wednesday. The pilot program offered 50 cards to students. The approved plan will allow more Orca cards to be distributed to high
By John Stang. Jean Godden used to be one off six columnists for the now-closed Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper. The other five were men. Then, Godden, who is now a Seattle City Council member, found out she was the lowest paid of the six.