February 17, 2017 - 9:35 am
Discover unique and essential conversations about the people who make up our communities. Explore local social issues, navigate your commute, and explore simple ideas that will help you make the world a better place. The KBCS audio ideas archive is just a click away.
November 11, 2017 - 8:02 pm
A federal judge has placed a temporary stay on President Trump’s ban on transgender soldiers. Meanwhile, transgender veterans struggle to navigate for appropriate healthcare through the Department of Veterans Affairs. KBCS’s Yuko Kodama spoke with transgender U.S. army veteran Brooke Wylie about her experiences in advocating for services.
November 7, 2017 - 1:38 pm
A 2014 report from the Guardian found that 28 of the 50 states had no regulation on the sales of guns, the use of locking devices or gun shows. Within the past year, two gun responsibility measures were passed in Washington state. This four-part series addresses gun violence and updates on recently passed and proposed gun regulations in the state of Washington. (This series originally aired between October 12 and and 13th)
November 6, 2017 - 1:38 pm
This series focuses on the impact on domestic violence on the child. KBCS’s KD Hall speaks with Dr. Tracee Parker, from Coalition Ending Gender Based Violence, and Shawn Carter, Ingraham High School football coach. Dr. Parker is a domestic violence expert who also formerly ran the Safe Havens Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program. This six-part series focuses on how children, coping with the trauma of witnessing abuse, deal with the impact as they transition into adulthood and beyond.
October 27, 2017 - 11:31 pm
The 45th District race will likely determine which party controls the State Senate. KBCS’s Gregg Selby interviewed candidate Manka Dhingra. Her opponent, Jinyoung Englund , had a scheduling conflict, so we used her responses to similar questions that were asked of the candidates at a September 18th election forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County and recorded by TVW.
October 27, 2017 - 6:37 pm
KBCS continues its coverage of the 2017 Washington State General Election. KBCS’s Gregg Selby interviewed incumbent candidate Nancy Tosta Her challenger, Darla Green of the “Burien Proud, Burien First” slate of City Council candidates did not respond to our request for an interview or written statement.