Related Program: The Record State Treasurer Says It's Time For 'Grand Bargain' On Tax System By Amina Al-Sadi & Marcie Sillman • Apr 21, 2015 Related Program: The Record TweetShareGoogle+Email Listen Listening... / 6:09 Marcie Sillman talks to State Treasurer Jim McIntire about his proposal for a state income tax and overhaul of our current tax system to raise enough revenue to cover the state budget. Tags: taxesgovernmentTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content National Guard Battles Army Over Gear As Money Dries Up At Lewis-McChord By Patricia Murphy • Apr 21, 2015 KUOW Photo/Patricia Murphy Listen Listening... / 4:06 Inside the hangar at Washington state's Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Army National Guard mechanics are busy maintaining a neat line of Blackhawks. Some of the Washington Guard's Chinook helicopters have flown in every war since Vietnam and they have the bullet holes to prove it. Do Zoos Really Help Animals In The Wild? By Ross Reynolds & Amina Al-Sadi • Apr 21, 2015 Flickr Photo/Cara_VSAngel (CC-BY-NC-ND) Listen Listening... / 5:50 Dr. Kathryn Gillespie of the University of Washington makes a case against zoos. She believes they should be phased out, beginning with the larger animals. Do we need zoos to promote conservation? Kathryn Gillespie, a lecturer and member of the University of Washington’s critical animal studies working group, believes zoos should be phased out. Outdoor Preschools Are Coming To Seattle, Rain Or Shine By Marcie Sillman & Posey Gruener • Apr 15, 2015 Fiddleheads Family Nature School Listen Listening... / 5:00 Seattle is beginning to experiment with an unorthodox concept – outdoor preschool. All day, all year round. Three- and 4-year-old kids would learn outside and in parks. It's more than recess – it's an outdoor classroom. Drought Declaration Expanded In Washington State, Coming Soon In Oregon By Tom Banse • Apr 18, 2015 Listen Listening... / Washington Governor Jay Inslee Friday significantly expanded a drought declaration due to dwindling snowpack.