Casual Friday with Crystal Fincher & Besa Gordon
Seattle Now
by Patricia Murphy, Brandi Fullwood
4d ago
This week, a spanking new addition to the Seattle convention center has a hefty price tag. The city teamed up with SDOT to give 10,000 residents in affordable housing free unlimited orca cards. And we take a look at the *inner* beauty the city’s multifamily housing has to offer. Converge media’s Besa Gordon, and political consultant Crystal Fincher join us to break down the week. After CA mass shootings, here's where to find AAPI mental health services in King, Pierce counties We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: https://www ..read more
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5 p.m. sunsets have arrived
Seattle Now
by Patricia Murphy, Vaughan Jones
4d ago
Some people celebrate the solstice, but tonight, we’re reaching a frequently overlooked milestone: the first 5 p.m. sunset of the year. Seattle Weather Blog’s Justin Shaw is here to lead us to the light. We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: https://www.kuow.org/donate/seattlenow And we want to hear from you! Follow us on Instagram at SeattleNowPod, or leave us feedback online: https://www.kuow.org/feedback ..read more
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A new chapter for Seattle Chinese Post
Seattle Now
by Patricia Murphy, Jennie Cecil Moore
4d ago
Around the country newspapers have seen a dip in print subscriptions. And now Seattle’s longtime Chinese language paper the Seattle Chinese Post has gone online along with the affiliated NW Asian Weekly.  Both papers have been an important news source for the local Asian community for more than 40 years. In a minute, publisher Assunta Ng tells us about the paper’s history and how she’ll continue to connect to print subscribers. We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: https://www.kuow.org/donate/seattlenow And we want to hea ..read more
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Post Roe, men are booking vasectomies
Seattle Now
by Patricia Murphy, Clare McGrane, Eilis O'Neill
4d ago
The Dobbs ruling overturning federal abortion protections had ripple effects across the country. One we’re feeling here: More men getting vasectomies. KUOW public health reporter Eilis O'Neill explains how the shift is opening a new conversation about responsibility when it comes to contraceptives and unintended pregnancy. We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: https://www.kuow.org/donate/seattlenow And we want to hear from you! Follow us on Instagram at SeattleNowPod, or leave us feedback online: https://www.kuow.org/feedback ..read more
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Sawant wants a bigger bullhorn
Seattle Now
by Patricia Murphy, Brandi Fullwood
1w ago
Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant is going national. The Council's most senior member and only socialist says she will launch a national movement to support workers instead of running for re-election. The Stranger's Rich Smith will break down the councilwoman's legacy and what it might mean for the city when she's gone. We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: https://www.kuow.org/donate/seattlenow And we want to hear from you! Follow us on Instagram @SeattleNowPod, or leave us feedback online: https://www.kuow.org/feedbac ..read more
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Casual Friday with Jane C. Hu and Rachel Belle
Seattle Now
by Patricia Murphy, Vaughan Jones
1w ago
This week, big tech shrunk by way of layoffs. Lawmakers considered new bills, including legalizing psilocybin for mental health treatment, and lowering the amount of alcohol it takes to be considered impaired behind the wheel. We’re breaking down the week with freelance science journalist Jane C. Hu and Rachel Belle, the host of the “Your Last Meal” Podcast. We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: https://www.kuow.org/donate/seattlenow And we want to hear from you! Follow us on Instagram at SeattleNowPod, or leave us feedback on ..read more
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Inflation soars in Seattle
Seattle Now
by Patricia Murphy, Jennie Cecil Moore
2w ago
If you live here you already know Seattle is expensive.  Today we’ll talk about some of the factors driving up prices. Axios Seattle reporter Christine Claridge is here to talk about Seattle’s notably high inflation and what it means for you. We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: https://www.kuow.org/donate/seattlenow And we want to hear from you! Follow us on Instagram at SeattleNowPod, or leave us feedback online: https://www.kuow.org/feedback ..read more
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A look at one of Seattle's worst intersections
Seattle Now
by Patricia Murphy, Clare McGrane
2w ago
Here’s a worrying statistic: pedestrian deaths in Seattle are increasing, even though the city has been working for years to make streets safer for people walking and biking. The intersection at Rainier Avenue and South Walden Street is one of the most dangerous in the city. On today's episode, KUOW Reporter Casey Martin dives into the problems with the intersection and tells us what might help. We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: https://www.kuow.org/donate/seattlenow And we want to hear from you! Follow us on Instagram at ..read more
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Casual Friday with Geraldine DeRuiter and Kurt Schlosser
Seattle Now
by Patricia Murphy, Brandi Fullwood
2w ago
The kids are not alright and this week, Seattle and Kent public schools filed lawsuits claiming the big social media companies are partly responsible. The King County Council will consider a proposal to ban all cash businesses in some areas. And a few Seattle area companies fell off this year’s list of best places to work in US. We’re breaking down the week with Geekwire's Kurt Schlosser and the Everywhereist’s Geraldine DeRuiter. We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: https://www.kuow.org/donate/seattlenow And we want to hear ..read more
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We were so wrong about the Seahawks
Seattle Now
by Patricia Murphy, Vaughan Jones
2w ago
At the start of the season, things were grim. But against all odds, the Seattle Seahawks are in the playoffs. Seattle Times Sports Columnist Larry Stone is here to run through the Hawks’ surprising season, and to preview Saturday’s playoff matchup in San Francisco. We can only make Seattle Now because listeners support us. Make the show happen by making a gift to KUOW: https://www.kuow.org/donate/seattlenow And we want to hear from you! Follow us on Instagram at SeattleNowPod, or leave us feedback online: https://www.kuow.org/feedback ..read more
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