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Unmute the Commute: Bus to Snoqualmie Falls

Snoqualmie Falls Kelly Clark

March 27, 2017 - 5:18 pm

Washington has many places to visit, and for today’s Unmute the Commute, we’re taking you to one of the unlikely places you can get to by bus. Transit Riders Union Pauline VenSenus takes us to Snoqualmie Falls. Produced by Whitney Henry Lester. Photo: Snoqualmie Falls, Kelly Clark Unmute the Commute is a weekly series highlighting commuter

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Salmon And Climate Change In The Northwest

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March 27, 2017 - 2:59 pm

How are salmon impacted by a two degree change in the water? We look at how our region’s salmon will be impacted by climate change. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama interviewed Dr. Rachel White, University of Washington Bothell instructor and researcher and Dr. Jim Winton, Northwest Fisheries Science Center at the US Geological Survey, Chief of Fish

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Celebrating the Persian New Year

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March 27, 2017 - 12:40 pm

Iranians were among those targeted by President Trump’s now blocked travel ban issued Monday, and was struck down by a federal judge yesterday. Meanwhile, Seattle’s local Iranian community prepares to celebrate their Norooz, the Persian New Year celebration.  It takes place every vernal equinox, which this year, is on March 20th. KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi shares

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Thank YOU!

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March 27, 2017 - 11:40 am

Thank you to the more than 1,000 members who made the KBCS Spring Fund Drive a success! Your support keeps KBCS a strong, independent voice, with thought provoking news and a rich variety of music. That voice is more important than ever and it’s all possible because of YOU.

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Top Ten March 20th – March 26th:

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March 27, 2017 - 10:43 am

  1. Hurray For The Riff Raff The Navigator Independent
  2. Thievery Corporation The Temple of I & I Eighteenth Street Lounge Music
  3. Sera Cahoone From Where I Started Sub Pop
  4. Elastic Bond Honey Bun Nacional Records
  5. Jesca Hoop Memories Are Now Sub Pop
  6. Valerie June The Order Of Time Concord Music Group
  7. Sallie Ford Soul Sick Vanguard
  8. Bernie Phaid Siol Self
  9. Shelby Earl The Man Who Made Himself A Name Nine Mile Records
  10. Nikki Lane Highway Queen New West

Past Top Ten

Rose Cousins interview

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March 22, 2017 - 6:37 pm

Canadian folksinger Rose Cousins stopped by KBCS and spoke with Carol Handley about her new album Natural Conclusion, produced by Joe Henry.

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Transitioning Out From Prison

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March 22, 2017 - 3:37 pm

The difficulties of being a prison inmate don’t end when you finish serving your time. KBCS’s Jim Cantu spoke with former inmates about the challenges of transitioning out.

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Unmute the Commute: Ancient Highways

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March 20, 2017 - 12:29 pm

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.

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Top Ten March 13th – March 19th:

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March 20, 2017 - 11:24 am

  1. Hurray For The Riff Raff The Navigator Independent
  2. Valerie June The Order Of Time Concord Music Group
  3. Jesca Hoop Memories Are Now Sub Pop
  4. Sallie Ford Soul Sick Vanguard
  5. Thievery Corporation The Temple of I & I Eighteenth Street Lounge Music
  6. Shelby Earl The Man Who Made Himself A Name Nine Mile Records
  7. Nikki Lane Highway Queen New West
  8. Laura Marling Semper Femina Kobalt Music
  9. Bernie Phaid Siol Self
  10. Sera Cahoone From Where I Started Sub Pop

Past Top Ten

Unmute the Commute: Transit Driver Appreciation Day

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March 17, 2017 - 12:34 pm

They help us start our day off, guide us with directions and offer a final ‘Have a good Day’ on our way home. March 18th is Transit Driver Appreciation day. KBCS’s Hebah Fisher brings us this special story from our new series Unmute the Commute. Unmute the Commute is a weekly series highlighting commuter stories, supported

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