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Selling Electric Cars

Photo by Tom Banse Photo by Tom Banse

July 26, 2016 - 10:17 am

Washington, Oregon and California have lofty goals for increasing the number of non-polluting vehicles on the road. To achieve those goals, you and your neighbors will need to buy electric cars at a higher rate than we’re seeing now. That fact was on the minds of many at an electric vehicle conference in Portland last

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Access to Healthy Food with Chef Tarik

Courtesy of Tarik Abdullah Courtesy of Tarik Abdullah

July 25, 2016 - 10:28 am

Chef Tarik Abdullah thinks all communities should have access to healthy food. That means better grocery stores, fresh fruits and vegetables, and knowledge of how to cook them up into something delicious. Sonya Green spoke with Chef Tarik about his goals of bringing quality food to Hillman City and other neighborhoods of color, and why

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Our State Primary Ballot


July 22, 2016 - 11:24 am

Washington voters have a political homework assignment this summer–and it’s due August 2nd. It’s all of the candidates to sift through for the primary election. Here’s what you need to know-    

Party on Wheels Bus Stories


July 22, 2016 - 10:01 am

We invited the community to a Party on Wheels. Parents, kids, senior citizens and the like all enjoyed talking about their bus experiences. Correspondent Nathan Miller has the dispatch. Click here for more What’s the Flux?: Commuter Dispatches.



July 21, 2016 - 11:07 am

The recent viral photo of Ieshia Evans standing in peaceful protest as she is arrested by police in riot gear is reminiscent of photos from the Civil Rights movement of the 1960’s. The struggle for equality and respect continues in this era with the Black Lives Matter Movement. The Seattle Art Museum is hosting an exhibit

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Seattle Rally for Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter rally in Seattle on Thursday, July 7. Photo courtesy: Casey Martin Black Lives Matter rally in Seattle on Thursday, July 7. Photo courtesy: Casey Martin

July 11, 2016 - 10:59 am

On Thursday a vigil was held in Seattle to honor police shooting victims Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. The gathering of over a thousand people was led by the family of Che Taylor who was killed by Seattle police in February. As the vigil turned to protest, Casey Martin was there to talk with demonstrators.

Thanks for the big finish!

Thank You 2

July 1, 2016 - 4:22 pm

KBCS extends a special thanks to all of the dedicated listeners and members who donated before June 30th to end the KBCS budget year with a bang! 

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Music of the Moment – July


July 1, 2016 - 2:39 pm

Check out these five new albums we’re loving right now.

case/lang/veirs – case/lang/veirs
Sabrina Starke – Sabrina Starke
Allen Toussaint – American Tunes
Special ConsensusLong I Ride
The Monkees – Good Times!

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The KBCS Party on Wheels bus courtesy of King County Metro transit. The KBCS Party on Wheels bus courtesy of King County Metro transit.

June 30, 2016 - 5:15 pm

We missed you at our #PartyonWheels. But we didn’t want you to miss out on the fun. You can check out what you missed here.

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Weekday schedule update launches July 1st


June 27, 2016 - 6:27 pm

Listeners to 91.3 KBCS will notice some changes when they tune in on weekdays starting July 1.

Weekday listeners will enjoy progressive ideas throughout the morning, and an eclectic blend of music from noon through the evening.

The Thom Hartmann Program returns to live broadcast, allowing listeners to call in and participate.

Iaan Hughes is followed by veteran music host Carol Handley during the afternoons. Handley, who is known to many radio listeners in the Pacific Northwest from her years at a number of popular stations, returns to KBCS, where she began her career.

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