Seattle’s school superintendent might go to Sacramento. Rideshare companies can deploy all the drivers they want. The Seattle Times takes a new angle on sports coverage as the Washington Redskins patent is dissolved. Seattle City Light planted puff pieces about itself online. No surprise, Seattle traffic is bad.
And the official Seattle song you’ve never heard.
KUOW's Bill Radke recaps those stories and more news of the week with Civic Cocktail’s Joni Balter, C.R. Douglas of Q13 FOX News, and LiveWire's Luke Burbank.
Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Jose Banda has been named the finalist for superintendent of Sacramento City Unified School District. If Banda accepts the position, he would be leaving Seattle after two years, with two years left on his current contract.
In the aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq questions remain concerning how the U.S. waged those wars. Among them, did we follow the Geneva Conventions, or did we abuse the rights of our enemies? And how are we responsible for our actions as a nation at war?
David Hyde interviews Carl Adrian, president of the Tri-City Development Council. He has a message to Seattle entrepreneurs that want to relocate due to the hike in the minimum wage here: "We're open for business."
Marcie Sillman talks to Ann McGettigan, executive director of Seattle Counseling Service, about the history of the organization and her role in the LGBT community. The program was founded in 1969, when its founder noticed that there were runaways in Pioneer Square -- many of them had been kicked out of their homes.
If you're hiking in the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument in July or August, and you feel the earth rumble briefly, it could just be scientists trying to plumb the depths of the Northwest’s most active volcano.
Scientists are peppering Mount St. Helens with thousands of sensitive instruments this summer to understand what makes the volcano tick.
Marcie Sillman interviews author Lisa See about her book, "China Dolls." It is a fictional account of Asian-American entertainers in the late 1930s through WWII that were apart of the so-called "Chop Suey Circuit."
Marcie Sillman talks with Jay Rosenstein, journalism professor and producer of "In Whose Honor?", about the history of Indian mascots and the significance of the U.S. patent's office cancelation of the Washington Redskins' trademark.