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Nature: How Crows Build Their Nests


May 19, 2017 - 11:30 am

KBCS’s Yuko Kodama joins Seward Park Audubon Center Lead Naturalist, Ed Dominguez, to learn more about how Crows teach their young. Also find out what crows look for when they’re in the market for a home, in this week’s Nature segment.

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Awaaz: South Asian Fusion Acapella Group


May 18, 2017 - 11:26 am

For kids growing up in immigrant families, life can be a mashup of the harmonies and dissonances in navigating the cultures.  A group of University of Washington students founded the South Asian Fusion acapella group, Awaaz. We had a few of the members of the group in our studios recently. They’re Team Manager and vocalist,

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Unmute the Commute: My Family and My Bus

kids at waiting at bus stop

May 16, 2017 - 9:26 am

May 15 is the International Day of Families as recognised by the United Nations. Today we celebrate all caregivers in families – parents, grandparents, siblings… all parental figures! For this week’s Unmute the Commute story, here is a parent who believes in raising her family on the bus. Produced by Hebah Fisher. Unmute the Commute

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Thank YOU!


May 11, 2017 - 11:45 am

The KBCS community continues to amaze and inspire. Thanks to your incredible generosity and passion, KBCS raised nearly $22,000 during GiveBIG from more than 280 donations.

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Unmute the Commute: Walking Around Issaquah 


May 10, 2017 - 8:05 am

As the weather warms up, you may be considering walking around town more. And yet, some of our neighbours, like Angie Aldrich in Issaquah, walk all year ’round as their means of transportation. For this week’s Unmute the Commute, join us for a walk around Issaquah. Produced by Hans Anderson.  Unmute the Commute is a weekly series

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Top Ten May 1st – May 7th:


May 8, 2017 - 10:52 am

  1. Hurray For The Riff Raff The Navigator Independent
  2. The Shins Heartworms Columbia
  3. Sera Cahoone From Where I Started Sub Pop
  4. Robyn Hitchcock Robyn Hitchcock YepRoc
  5. Ray Davies Americana Sony
  6. Hanneke Cassel Trip To Walden Pond Independent
  7. Laura Marling Semper Femina Kobalt Music
  8. Whitney Mongé Stone Independent
  9. Naomi Wachira Song Of Lament Doreli Music
  10. Little Dragon Season High Loma Vista Recordings

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Malikah Fashion Festival: Muslim, Jewish and Sikh Wear


May 4, 2017 - 1:03 pm

The fashion of modest Muslim, Jewish and Sikh men and women is the inspiration of the Malikah Festival held this weekend. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama interviewed Chema Oh, organizer for the Malikah Festival and Owner of Boutique Al Firdaws located in Redmond’s Muslim Association of Puget Sound (MAPS) building this week. They discuss the power of

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Your Balcony And Yard As Wildlife Habitat

Photo: Courtesy of Wendy Miller Photo: Courtesy of Wendy Miller

May 4, 2017 - 12:03 pm

Attracting wildlife into your backyard or apartment balcony can help communities thrive with wildlife including pollinators and birds. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama visited Julie O’Donald, National Wildlife Federation Habitat Steward, in rainy Brier, Washington over the weekend, about how to foster spaces for wildlife. The National Wildlife Federation is hosting Seattle Wildlife in the City Week

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Human Rights for Chimpanzees


May 3, 2017 - 12:22 pm

Are chimps legally entitled to the same rights as humans? YES! Magazine highlights a recent story involving personhood for chimps. YES! Magazine’s Susan Gleason speaks with Senior Editor James Trimarco.

Unmute the Commute: Building a House with a Bike

Fred Miller

May 1, 2017 - 8:58 am

What if you biked everywhere? On today’s Unmute the Commute, meet Fred Miller. Produced by Hebah Fisher. Story discovered through King County Metro’s Just One Trip campaign. Unmute the Commute is a weekly series highlighting commuter stories, supported in part by King County Metro’s Just One Trip.

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