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The Everett Massacre

courtesy of the Everett Public Library courtesy of the Everett Public Library

November 3, 2016 - 8:09 am

November 5th 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the Everett Massacre, known as the bloodiest event in Washington labor history. As many as a dozen from a local historical labor organization, Industrial Workers of the World (the I.W.W.) may have lost their lives, as they faced off with squads hired by businesses and commercial interests

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Reaching Out for the Asian Pacific Islander Vote

Courtesy of Monica Ng Courtesy of Monica Ng

November 2, 2016 - 7:47 am

When we think about voting this season – consider the work that some put in to ensure more have a seat at the table of democracy. The Asian Counseling Referral Services’ Civic Engagement Program Manager, Monica Ng shares her experience with advocating for Asian Pacific Islanders in our region to vote. She was interviewed by

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EJ Juárez on How to Get Equal Representation in our Government

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November 1, 2016 - 10:48 am

Despite Washington’s progressive access to voting, we have some of the country’s worst levels of equal representation in local government–meaning the racial demographics of elected officials are disproportionate to the racial and cultural makeup of our communities. Amplify is a movement-building organization that seeks out people with a progressive vision and helps them run for office. They

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A Family’s Story of Living With Epilepsy

Courtesy: Tomas de Aquino Courtesy: Tomas de Aquino

November 1, 2016 - 7:36 am

Ryan Day is the father of a young boy with Dravet syndrome. He shares his unexpected path toward using medical marijuana to treat his son’s condition.

Top Ten October 31st – November 6th:

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October 31, 2016 - 11:55 am

  1. The Pretenders Alone BMG
  2. Y La Bamba Ojos Del Sol Unknown Label
  3. The Head and the Heart Signs of Light Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  4. St. Paul & The Broken Bones Sea Of Noise Records Label LLC
  5. Jonatha Brooke Midnight. Hallelujah. Independent
  6. We Banjo 3 String Theory Self
  7. Courtney Marie Andrews Honest Life Mama Bird
  8. Kishi Bashi Sonderlust Joyful Noise Recordings
  9. Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms Innocent Road West Sound
  10. John Prine For Better, Or Worse Oh Boy

Past Top Ten

How to Die

courtesy of Presidencia de la República Mexicana courtesy of Presidencia de la República Mexicana

October 31, 2016 - 6:36 am

Bastyr University Professor and Naturopathic Physician, Dr. Brad Lichtenstein has worked with patients facing terminal illness for decades. He shares his take on how we die. He begins with a short guided meditation on your last moments alive.

Music of the Moment – November

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October 28, 2016 - 3:31 pm

Here are five albums we’re loving right now. Check them out!

Pretenders – Alone
Kishi Bashi – Sonderlust
T Sisters – Self Titled
Revolutionary Snake Ensemble – I Want That Sound!
Lakou Mizik – Wa Di Yo

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Eastside Homelessness: a Different Story

courtesy of Congregations for the Homeless courtesy of Congregations for the Homeless

October 27, 2016 - 2:00 pm

Homelessness may not be one of the first things that come to mind when you think of the booming cities and suburbs east of Lake Washington. But shelters on the Eastside estimate they’ll serve well over twenty five hundred people this coming year.  Congregations for the Homeless Executive Director David Bowling describes how being homeless on

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An evening of blood-curdling Southwestern noir

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October 27, 2016 - 10:44 am

91.3 KBCS and the songwriters of Bushwick Book Club present an evening inspired by Cormac McCarthy’s 1985 novel Blood Meridian, November 2nd at Cafe Nordo.

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King, Pierce & Kitsap County Ballot Drop Boxes

photo by litherland photo by litherland

October 27, 2016 - 7:24 am

You can return your voting ballot at 24-hour drop box locations in King County and Pierce County and Kitsap County.  A postage stamp is not required if you drop off your ballot at these locations.  

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