Seattle Police Chief nominee Kathleen O’Toole met with the City Council Public Safety Committee on Wednesday. It was one of several question and answer sessions O’Toole will attend as part of her confirmation process.
Marcie Sillman speaks with Danielle Askini, advocacy director for the Gender Justice League, about their efforts to remove health care exclusions affecting transgender people from Washington state employee plans.
Marcie Sillman talks with Seattleite Geoffrey McGrath about his path from a hiking/biking software engineer to international spokesperson for gay rights after his membership from the Boy Scouts of America was revoked for his sexual orientation.
When the League of American Orchestras' annual meeting kicks off in Seattle on June 6, the almost 1,000 conventioneers will have more than classical music on their minds. American symphony orchestras are thinking about survival in an era where potential audiences have the world available at the tap of a smart phone.
Classical musician and radio host Dave Beck of Seattle's KING-FM jokes "there are lots of people in classical music audiences whose hair is even grayer than mine."
It's hard enough trying to convince yourself that you're beautiful. It's even harder when that standard of beauty is living down the hall from you.
"When I am by myself, I find myself as beautiful," said Andrea Dyer, "but when I compare myself to others, which would be mostly my twin sister, I find myself comparing all the things that they are better than me in. So recently that has been taking a toll on me."
David Hyde talks to columnist Vaughn Palmer about U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman's request for a partnership between the two countries in combating climate change. Plus, how the U.S. decision on coal-burning power plant affects the coal-port expansion and an update on the Victoria sewage plant.
David Hyde talks with Seattle attorney Hilary Bricken about a lawsuit against the city of Wenatchee, which has banned marijuana businesses. Bricken's client, Shaun Preder, is suing to open a marijuana retail store.
David Hyde talks to Gordon Lubold about the decision the Obama administration made to broker the return of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from Taliban captivity and the implications it might have for other captured Americans.
Boeing machinists who opposed January's 777X contract vote have suffered another loss. The National Labor Relations Board has told them it is rejecting their complaints about how the vote was held. The decision: The vote didn't matter because parent union had the authority to accept Boeing's offer without a ratification vote.
David Hyde talks with Brendan Nyhan, political science professor at Dartmouth College about why people keep on believing, even when the facts tell us not to. An example he provides is the challenge in countering the perception that vaccines cause autism