When I was seven, I asked my mom for a pony for Christmas. We lived in base housing on McChord Air Force Base. My elementary school was only a five-minute walk through oak trees and an enormous open field, the perfect place to keep a pony. I would feed her acorns, braid her mane and we would ride to the other end of base housing. Read More
  Northwest Public Radio’s Jessie Jacobs and Anjuli Dodhi perform Leo Delibes’ Flower Duet on Kamiak Butte in Whitman County. Thanks to Northwest Public Television for waking up and hiking with us so very early in the morning! CREDIT NORTHWEST PUBLIC TELEVISION AND RADIO Public radio is a duet between the station and listeners. You… Read More
  Map showing the Hart Road and Cayuse Fires. NORTHWEST INTERAGENCY COORDINATION CENTER As of 2:47PM Tuesday, August 23rd,  the Hart Road Fire had split into two fires separated by the Spokane River. Officials say the Hart Road Fire has burned 4200 acres and is zero percent contained. North of the river, the Cayuse Mountain Fire on… Read More
Inland Folk with Dan Maher will celebrate its 35th anniversary with a special concert on Thursday June 22nd at 7:30 in the Richland Players Theatre. Musical guests include Heidi Muller, Pint n Dale, Bryan Bowers, and Belinda Bowler. All seats have been reserved. But you can send Dan Maher your congratulations or well wishes by emailing [email protected] Special thanks to our Read More
  UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS Thank you for your interest in the Walking Washington History Tour project! All the free books and cities have been assigned BUT you can still participate! Take a tour of a town listed in the book, write about it, take photos, create video, graphics, crayon drawings, etc…and send your account to… Read More
  If you see a teal pumpkin on someone’s porch this Halloween it means alternative treats are availble for kids with food allergies. FARE In the United States, 8% of children have a nut allergy. Halloween can be tricky to navigate. Consider this; Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups was the top candy for Halloween in 2013. I love those. And I’m… Read More
  Singer Jim Cornelison says while singing the national anthem he can barely hear himself because of the cheering crowd. Credit Jim Cornelison Raised in Enumclaw and Sunnyside and trained in opera, Jim Cornelison will sing the national anthem for the Chicago Blackhawks when the NHL Stanley Cup finals begins. According to this NPR story, it’s not just a Read More
  Perhaps her parents are listening to the wrong station? CREDIT SUEANN RAMELLA Need to escape? You have the power at your fingertips! You have the power to educate yourself or find great entertainment with the simple press of a button. Northwest Public Radio is here for you. Now, you can increase that power by becoming a… Read More
  A view of the Bridge 99 Complex fire along Green Ridge near the Lookout and east of Camp Sherman and the Metolius River. CREDIT STEVE ZIEL / INCIWEB Update from Sueann Ramella 3:56pm 7/18 Washington residents are urged to listen to emergency officials and evacuate as the Carlton Complex Fire and Chiwaukum Creek Fire continue to threaten homes. So far,… Read More
There was a shooting at Seattle Pacific University this afternoon. As of 5pm Seattle Police believe a lone gunman shot four people before being disarmed by a University staff member. There are reports one person is dead, another is in critical condition and two others sustained less serious injuries. Related Stories: With REAL ID Changes For Northwest States,… Read More
  Joyce Dorsey, whose son Che Taylor was shot by Seattle Police nearly two years ago, speaks in Olympia before the delivery of Initiative 940 petition signatures to the Washington secretary of state Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. CREDIT: TOM BANSE Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! will say goodbye to Carl Kasell on May 17th. He will no longer be the show’s… Read More
  This image, provided by the Washington State Department of Transportation, shows black smoke from the helicopter crash in downtown Seattle. CREDIT 7:37 A.M. ON TUESDAY. CREDIT TWITTER PHOTO/WSDOT Two people were killed in the crash of a news helicopter near the Seattle Space Needle Tuesday morning.  They were identified as longtime KOMO-TV news photographer Bill Read More
  Erica Rodarte talking with StoryCorps facilitator Callie Thuma about her work helping at risk youth in the Yakima Valley AmeriCorps program. CREDIT STORYCORPS Listen Imagine getting to know your Dad behind security glass. For eight-year-old Erica Rodarte watching her father move in and out of prison for gang related crimes was normal. On StoryCorps… Read More
  Near the West Fork, the land flattens out. Conservationists worried this area would be developed one day. That would alter the landscape and drain the watershed. CREDIT COURTNEY FLATT Listen The Teanaway River winds around the eastern slope of Washington’s Cascade Mountains. For years, conservation groups tried to protect the area – with no… Read More
  Joyce Dorsey, whose son Che Taylor was shot by Seattle Police nearly two years ago, speaks in Olympia before the delivery of Initiative 940 petition signatures to the Washington secretary of state Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. CREDIT: TOM BANSE Al Jazeera America is live and available to 48 million homes in the US. But how… Read More
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