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There Is Still Some Winter In The Methow Valley

35 minutes ago

Marcie Sillman talks to James DeSalvo, the executive director of the Methow Trails, about the winter weather in the Methow Valley.

A shot of Barrow, Alaska at midnight with the sun still visible. Alaska currently has one time zone for the mainland and another for the Aleutian Islands.
Flickr Photo/Andrei Taranchenko (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Marcie Sillman talks to Alexandra Guiterrez of Alaska Public Media about the Alaska state Senate's bill that would abolish daylight saving time and open up a discussion to divide Alaska into multiple time zones.

File photo of homeless person in Seattle.
Flickr Photo/~C4Chaos (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Marcie Sillman talks with Alice Shobe about rapid re-housing and how the strategy fits into ending homelessness in Seattle and King County. Shobe is executive director of the Seattle nonprofit Building Changes.

Ross Reynolds speaks with North Bonneville Mayor Don Stevens about their city's pot store. It will become the  first government-owned pot store in the nation, possibly the world, when it opens on Saturday.

How Big Of A Risk Are Oil Trains?

1 hour ago
oil train, transportation
Flickr Photo/Russ Allison

Ross Reynolds speaks with Lisa Copeland, of the Washington State Department of Ecology, about the risk oil trains could pose to the state.

Also, Reynolds speaks to Kevin Book, an analyst from ClearView Energy Partners in Washington, D.C, and with Kristen Boyles, attorney for environmental law firm Earth Justice, about the implications of oil trains in our region.

Jennifer Zeyl
Courtesy of Jennifer Zeyl

Jennifer Zeyl cheerfully confesses that she knows her own mind. She's got a strong vision and she doesn't hesitate to make that vision a reality.

"I found when I first got out here, because I'm from the East Coast, people would react to me like, 'Whoa!'"

She starts to laugh, then turns serious.

Scantron test sheet
Flickr Photo/COCOEN daily photos (Cc-BY-NC-ND)

Marcie Sillman talks with Seattle Times reporter Leah Todd about why some school board members want to suspend Common Core-related exams in Seattle Public Schools.

Marcie Sillman talks with Bill Hobson about 1811 Eastlake -- a facility that houses formerly homeless, chronic alcoholics and allows people to drink. Hobson is executive director of the Downtown Emergency Service Center.

Alaska plane at Sea-Tac Airport.
Flickr Photo/hermitsmoores (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Ross Reynolds talks with Washington Post reporter Reid Wilson about the rivalry between Delta Airlines and Alaska Airlines and what that means for Sea-Tac's expansion.

We also hear from Alaska's senior vice president of communications and external reltaions, Joe Sprague, about what his take on the competition.

Delta Airlines declined to comment at this time.

Jeannie Yandel talks with Derek Orbiso Dizon, vigil coordinator for domestic violence organization, API Chaya, about how his mother inspires him to fight domestic violence and honor victims of domestic abuse. 

Jessica and Blakely Tossey walk along Kent-Des Moines Road. The busy highway does not have sidewalks so Jessica wears a bright-colored sweatshirt.
KUOW Photo/Isolde Raftery

Jessica Tossey is in the living room of her condo, getting herself and young son Blakely ready for their mile-long walk to church, where he goes to preschool.

Jessica puts on a bright orange sweatshirt, shoulders a backpack, grabs Blakely’s hand, and heads out the door.  

Ross Reynolds talks to state Sen. Steve Litzow, R-Mercer Island, about a bill in the Senate that would require schools include social and emotional learning in their curriculum.

Also Zane Thorton, a 7th grader at Pacific Middle School, talks about why emotional learning is important to him.

The Portland Loo, an example of a public restroom from our neighbors in Oregon.
Flickr Photo/Kevin Christopher Burke

Ross Reynolds talks with Carol McCreary, co-founder of Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human, or PHLUSH, about how to plan for a good public restroom.

Naloxone has been touted as an heroin overdose reversal drug.
Flickr Photo/intropin (CC-BY-NC-ND)

Ross Reynolds talks to Dennis Donovan, director of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at the University of Washington, about a bill which would grant wider access to the opiate overdose medication, Naloxone.

Marcie Sillman talks with Kristin Rowe Finkbeiner, executive director of MomsRising, about gender pay equity and other issues facing women in the workplace. 

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