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To prevent huge wildfires, stop putting out smaller ones, expert says

8/14/2018
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Kim Malcolm talks with University of Washington research ecologist Jessica Halofsky about why changing forest management practices could help prevent massive wildfires in the Northwest.

Duration:00:04:31

Security added at Sea-Tac after plane theft

8/14/2018
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One in a million: That’s how Port of Seattle Commissioner Courtney Gregoire described the bizarre and tragic events on Friday night when a Horizon Air employee stole an empty Q400 turboprop at Sea-Tac Airport and crashed it on a small island in the Puget Sound.

Duration:00:05:33

From an old church parking lot springs affordable housing

8/14/2018
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A lot of churches in Seattle have more land than they need. With shrinking congregations, many no longer need their large parking lots. A growing number of congregations are asking: could this land serve a higher purpose?

Duration:00:03:57

Northgate's big upheaval could bring the city to the mall

8/14/2018
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Would you live at the mall, if you could? Light rail is coming to Northgate in three years, and it'll result in a whole new mall experience there.

Duration:00:03:59

LISTEN: Plane theft incident should be a 'wake up call' for airports

8/13/2018
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Kim Malcolm talks with aviation security consultant Jeff Price about steps that Sea-Tac airport and airlines can take to improve security, following Friday's theft of an airplane and subsequent crash. Price is owner of Leading Edge Strategies , based in Colorado.

Duration:00:03:57

'Keep the plane right over the water. Keep the aircraft nice and low'

8/11/2018
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“Hope this isn’t going to ruin your day.”

Duration:00:03:41

Rogue plane takes off from Sea-Tac Airport; crashes on remote Pierce County island

8/11/2018
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At 8:30 p.m. on Friday night, one of our reporters, Anna Boiko-Weyrauch wrote an ominous tweet:

Duration:00:00:52

Seattle nightclub raided for date rape drugs and narcotics

8/10/2018
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A Belltown nightclub was raided this week after a months-long drug trafficking investigation. Police started investigating Foundation Nightclub in March after reports of drug dealing and sexual assault inside the club.

Duration:00:00:58

What if we treated homelessness like an earthquake?

8/10/2018
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Everyone agrees that homelessness is a crisis in Seattle, but there are differing views about who is being impacted and what should be done. In public forums, homeless service organizations regularly butt heads over these ideas with frustrated homeowners. But what about doctors?

Duration:00:04:06

LISTEN: Bigger, hotter wildfires are worsening air quality in the Northwest

8/9/2018
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Kim Malcolm talks with University of Washington environmental chemistry professor Dan Jaffe about why air quality in the Pacific Northwest has been getting worse over the last three decades.

Duration:00:03:42

Eddie Vedder talks about his friend, a homeless guy named Eddie

8/9/2018
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At Pearl Jam’s first Home Show Wednesday night, front man Eddie Vedder dedicated their hit song, “Evenflow,” to another Eddie.

Duration:00:03:05

That pain you feel about orcas? The Lummi know it well

8/8/2018
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Helping our relatives. That’s what Darrell Hillaire calls the project to offer salmon to the young whale known as J50.

Duration:00:03:05

Don't eat all the summer cherries. Pickle them for ponzu, Chef Mutsuko Soma says

8/8/2018
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When you see cherries, you probably think pie fillings, sundaes, or cakes. But Chef Mutsuko Soma, chef-owner of Kamonegi in Fremont, thinks savory. “I like pickling cherry in ponzu,” she said. That would be ponzu sauce, a traditional Japanese dipping sauce that’s citrus-based. To show me how she scouts for ingredients, Soma and I took a trip to the University District farmer’s market.

Duration:00:03:29

Light rail could make or break this immigrant's American dream

8/7/2018
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Gurpreet Marok's family has owned a modest motel, The New Best Inn, in Kent since 1999. It's a two-story building just off Kent Des Moines road, with a neon sign and Spanish roof tiling. The business is a part of the Marok's immigration and family story: It's the first building the family bought; Marok's uncle died in it in 2004. Marok’s father had a dream – to knock down this motel and build a much bigger, nicer hotel here. Sound Transit, with the tremendous energy it has brought to this...

Duration:00:05:03

On primary election day: are you an irrational voter?

8/7/2018
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Today is primary day in Washington state. So- what kind of voter are you?

Duration:00:04:14

LISTEN: Races to watch in Washington's primary

8/6/2018
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Maria Cantwell, Dave Reichert's old seat, and big money. Kim Malcolm talks with KUOW Olympia Correspondent Austin Jenkins about what to watch for in Washington's August 7th primary election.

Duration:00:04:28

'No do-over' for orca task force grappling with Southern Resident pod

8/6/2018
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Laura Blackmore of Puget Sound Partnership speaks with KUOW's Kim Malcolm about the task force kicking off on Tuesday to discuss the overall health of the killer whales local to the Washington state and Canadian coast lines, known as J-Pod.

Duration:00:05:49

Homeless service providers face penalties if they miss housing targets

8/2/2018
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The city of Seattle will penalize homeless service providers that failed to meet housing goals in the second quarter of this year. That's according to a letter sent to providers in May.

Duration:00:01:07

LISTEN: Here's what you can do to help save Puget Sound orcas

8/2/2018
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Kim Malcolm talks with Dr. Deborah Giles about how individuals can help with the recovery of southern resident killer whales. Giles is a killer whale biologist with the University of Washington's Center for Conservation Biology.

Duration:00:05:02

What’s fresh this week? Chef Daisley Gordon recommends baby zucchinis at Pike Place

8/2/2018
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Daisley Gordon, chef-owner of Café Campagne in downtown Seattle, doesn’t have to go far to find fresh, summer ingredients when he’s in a pinch. Gordon’s classic French restaurant is just steps from Pike Place Market. “I really do take it for granted that I can just run down here,” he said on a recent trip through the market.

Duration:00:02:47