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14 minutes | Jul 23, 2021
Casual Friday: 'Radio eye roll'
This week, Seattle gets to grips with actually having a pro hockey team. Anyone know how to skate out there? Plus, you can time travel back to the 2020 Olympics, happening now. We break it down with co-hosts of the Barbershop podcast Marcus Trufant and Terry Hollimon.Want more Seattle Now? Follow us on Instagram @seattlenowpod, or send us mail at email@example.com.
13 minutes | Jul 22, 2021
Conspiracy politics on the Peninsula
QAnon was a chaotic force in last year’s presidential election. Now a new crop of conspiracy-minded candidates are trying to gain a foothold in local politics on the Olympic Peninsula. KUOW politics reporter David Hyde tells us what he found.Want more Seattle Now? Follow us on Instagram @seattlenowpod, or send us mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
14 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
How to build a hockey team
Seattle will soon have a fifth pro sports team — the Kraken's debut NHL season starts in October. But how do you build a new hockey franchise from the ground up? Seattle Now producer Clare McGrane explains the answer involves a bit of politicking, a bit of player stealing and a lot of transplanted fans.Hey, we're using Instagram again! Follow the show @seattlenowpod
12 minutes | Jul 20, 2021
Get ready for smoke season
Another week of warm, breezy summer weather here in Seattle. But east of the mountains, they’re dealing with extreme fire danger. We’ll here more about the fast start to this year's wildfire season and what you can do to prepare from Northwest News Network correspondent Anna King.Stay in touch with us! Follow the show on Instagram @seattlenowpod or send us a message at email@example.com.
12 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
Billionaires in spaaaace
Space tourism takes another step closer to reality tomorrow, when the first passenger flight of Kent-based Blue Origin takes off with Jeff Bezos onboard. It's a big step towards space flight becoming accessible to more people, even those of us who can't spend $28 million on a ticket.Guest: Alan Boyle, contributing editor at GeekWire and co-host of the Fiction Science podcast
16 minutes | Jul 16, 2021
Casual Friday: 'I have my air purifiers in place'
This week the state got drier, billionaires went higher and we’re all on the lookout for smoke.GUESTS: KUOW's Zaki Hamid and Crosscut's Hannah Weinberger
13 minutes | Jul 15, 2021
The pandemic has been brutal, the loss, staggering. Everyone has a story, and some people are telling theirs with a new tattoo. We explore what people are deciding to get and why.GUEST: Nikki Stoops, tattoo artist
15 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
'Breakthrough Covid' and your breakout summer
Things are opening up again, you’re fully vaccinated and summer’s here! But so is... breakthrough covid? We get a reality check on the risk.Guest: Dr. Angie Rasmussen, virologist with the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) at the University of Saskatchewan
17 minutes | Jul 13, 2021
This guy just survived 9 days lost in the woods
Andrew Devers set out to hike the Pratt River Trail near North Bend one morning, and didn't come back until he was rescued nine days later. He tells KUOW's Kim Malcolm how he survived on a can of SpaghettiOs and some berries.This interview originally aired on KUOW's All Things Considered.
14 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
Gathering to grieve again
It’s summertime, the restrictions are lifted and people are ready to travel and see each other. Some friends and families are also taking care of some unfinished business, remembering loved ones lost during the months we couldn’t be together.Guest: KUOW reporter Ruby de LunaYou can share a memory of someone lost to Covid-19 with us at https://www.kuow.org/remember
15 minutes | Jul 9, 2021
Casual Friday: It's summer! (while supplies last)
Live music and mostly carefree crowds return. The city gets a new music festival while Bumbershoot takes another Labor Day off. And a shortage of workers could cramp the summer fun.Guests: Writer/performer David Schmader and Jeannie Yandel, KUOW editor and co-host of Battle Tactics for Your Sexist Workplace
14 minutes | Jul 8, 2021
It's easy to be a bird nerd
Lockdown gave us plenty of time to observe all the birds and animals in the city. But what does it take to become a true bird nerd? We take a walk with a certified birder to find out.Guest: Olivia Sanderfoot, birder and PhD candidate in avian research at the University of WashingtonCheck out photos from our bird walk and of the Vaux's Swift on our Instagram - @seattlenowpodOr our website - kuow.org/stories/its-easy-to-be-a-bird-nerd
12 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
Spilled beer and sweaty strangers
Live shows are back as the city's music scene reopens at full capacity. KUOW's Casey Martin went to last week's sold-out Chong the Nomad show at Barboza to hear how people are feeling.You can see photos from Capitol Hill and let us know what music you're going to see. Follow us on Instagram, we're @seattlenowpod.
11 minutes | Jul 6, 2021
What's driving the price of wood through the roof?
Bought any 2x4s lately? Then you already know that the cost of lumber is sky high. It's up fivefold over pre-pandemic prices, according to one industry source. We turn to Vox economy reporter Emily Stewart for an explanation of what's going on.We started using Instagram again! Follow us @seattlenowpod.
13 minutes | Jul 5, 2021
Couldn't hurt a fly
A story from KUOW's The Wild podcast, appreciating the fascinating biological marvel that is the common housefly.Hear more from The Wild: https://www.kuow.org/podcasts/thewild
12 minutes | Jul 2, 2021
Casual Friday: Let's never do that again
The least air-conditioned city in America endures three straight 100-degree days. We swap stories from Seattle's historic heatwave with KUOW's Jeannie Yandel and Kristin Leong.Want to spend more than 10 minutes a day with Seattle Now? Follow us on Instagram, we're @seattlenowpod.
12 minutes | Jul 1, 2021
Reopened and living life again
Fifteen months later, it’s a new day in the fight against the coronavirus: Washington is back open and most of the pandemic precautions are lifted. We get perspective from epidemiologist Judith Malmgren.
15 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
The disabled community was way ahead on the WFH thing
It took a pandemic, but America finally did what people with disabilities had been asking for for years and shifted to remote work. Now as we’re trying to figure out how remote we’re going to stay, we’ll hear what working remotely has meant for two Seattlelites with disabilities.Guests: Kaley Dugger & Jae Kim with The Arc of King County
16 minutes | Jun 29, 2021
Stuck on St. Helens
Summertime is a great time to explore the mountains, and Washington has tons of breathtaking peaks to climb. But things can change quickly. Seattle Times reporter Melissa Hellmann tells us what she learned from a recent hike on Mount St. Helens.Have something to add to this story? Get in touch! Send us an email or voice memo to firstname.lastname@example.org.
11 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
This weekend was hot, historically hot. We talk to Seattleites battling the heat and get an update from the National Weather Service.Have something to add to this story? Get in touch! Send us a voice memo or email to email@example.com.
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