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Local Food: San Juan Island Sea Salt

July 14, 2017 - 12:32 pm

San Juan Island Sea Salt is a local sea salt farm on Seattle’s San Juan Island.  In this KBCS local food segment, the company’s founder Brady Ryan explains how sea salt is farmed and how it differs from table salt.

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Nature: Chickadee

July 14, 2017 - 12:32 pm

This KBCS nature segment focuses on a small bird found locally, the Chickadee. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama joins Ed Dominguez, Audubon Center Lead Naturalist at Seattle’s Seward Park, to find out about the unique characteristics of the two types of Chickadees found in the Seattle area: the Black-capped Chickadee and the Chestnut-backed Chickadee. Also included in the discussion is the fact that Chickadees actually add to their brain cell mass in the fall, in order to remember seed locations. In spring, their brains will shrink back.

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Charleena Lyles Healing Ceremony

July 11, 2017 - 10:49 pm

Seattle continues to grapple with the police killing of Charleena Lyles, the pregnant black woman gunned down after she reported a burglary to the Seattle Police Department.  On July 2nd 2017, a local nonprofit held a healing ceremony for the black community at Seattle’s Seward Park, and KBCS’s Casey Martin was there.

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Top Ten July 3rd – July 9th:

July 10, 2017 - 12:02 pm

  1. Jason Isbell  The Nashville Sound  Independent
  2. Dan Auerbach  Waiting On A Song  Independent
  3. Meklit Hadero  When The People Move The Music Moves Too  Six Degrees
  4. Holly Macve  Golden Eagle  Bella Union
  5. Joan Shelley  Joan Shelley  No Quarter Records
  6. The Secret Sisters  You Don’t Own Me Anymore  Independent
  7. Trombone Shorty  Parking Lot Symphony  Blue Note
  8. Alastair Moock  Alastair Moock  Independent
  9. Benjamin Booker  Witness  Independent
  10. Steve Earle & The Dukes  So You Wannabe an Outlaw  Warner Bros. Records

Past Top Ten

Forgiveness: Interviews From the Streets of Seattle

July 10, 2017 - 11:48 am

Every year on July 7th is Global Forgiveness Day; a day to reflect on forgiveness, how to forgive, and how to be forgiven. In light of this recent celebration, KBCS’s Gol Hoghooghi spoke with people on the streets of Seattle about forgiveness, what it means to them, and the impact it has had in their lives.

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Nature: Rabbits

July 10, 2017 - 11:44 am

In this nature segment we explore the world of rabbits as KBCS’s Yuko Kodama takes a walk in Seattle’s Seward Park with Ed Dominguez, Audubon Lead Naturalist. They discuss the difference between hares and rabbits and some of the characteristics of the cottontail rabbit.

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The Impact of a High School “Lunch Lady”

July 7, 2017 - 10:38 am

Do you ever catch yourself questioning how you can possibly make a difference in another person’s life? Lunch lady Valerie Galmish is retiring from being the lunchroom manager at Bellevue’s Big Picture School. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama speaks with her about her work, and Galmish shares why she is so passionate about grasping each opportunity to connect with the students she serves.

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Music Of The Moment – July 2017

July 6, 2017 - 3:36 pm

Summer in Seattle has arrived along with some great new music to add to your summer soundtrack and explore the Music of the Moment here and live at 91.3 KBCS. Meklit Hadero – When the People Move, the Music Moves, Too It’s not every day that mere mortals, such as ourselves, get to dance to

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Seattle’s Annual Naturalization Ceremony

July 5, 2017 - 12:04 pm

According to the Seattle Times, 506 people from 67 countries were sworn in on July 4th at Seattle Center’s annual naturalization ceremony for 2017. KBCS reporter, Casey Martin captured the spirit of the event. Listen in on the voices of some who became newly American.

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Sarah Vaughan: Queen of Bebop

July 4, 2017 - 2:25 pm

Jazz singer, Sarah Vaughan is one of the most notable vocalists of the 20th century. But she wasn’t known for her vocal talent growing up. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama interviews local jazz historian and writer, Elaine Hayes.

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