News

  • The Takeaway is a national news program that delivers news and analysis that helps you make sense of the world you live in. Host John Hockenberry, along with The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invite listeners to be part of the American conversation.

  • A magazine for your ears with a focus on North Puget Sound. The program brings a daily offering of local commentary, national perspectives, Snohomish and Island county events, people and stories into your car and radio. From environmental issues to political discussions to interesting ideas and people, Sound Living is a look at the places we call “home.”

  • THIS WEEK: Healthcare as a Human Right.  Joan Bethel presents highlights from the annual public meeting of the Physicians for a National Health Program (Western Washington Chapter). This year’s topic was “Healthcare is as Human Right: Making it Real in Washington State.” The keynote address was given by Kshama Sawant, Socialist Alternative Seattle City Councilmember. You’ll also hear remarks by Randall White, MD, Director of the British Columbia Psychosis Program. His presentation was titled:  “Remarks from a Canadian/American Perspective.”   It was recorded on July 19th, 2014 at Kane Hall on the University of Washington Campus.

  • Mary Ellen Wood talks with people who are working to make the community a better place to live. They may work as an individual, as part of an organized group or an ad hoc committee, but they all want the same thing: a better place for everyone.

  • The Takeaway is a national news program that delivers news and analysis that helps you make sense of the world you live in. Host John Hockenberry, along with The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invite listeners to be part of the American conversation.  

Music

 

  • Jump on board the Bluegrass Express as we take you back to the hills and hollers where rural country music began. Each host ( & ) has her own favorite stops along the way, guiding you through the range and beauty of bluegrass and old-time music.  Don't miss the Bluegrass Express!

  • Host John McAlpine takes you though our country's rich heritage each week with a mix of history and music on Made in the U.S.A. Learn about legendary American figures like John Henry and Casey Jones as John digs deep for original recordings celebrating these rugged and heroic individuals.

  • Let the Floating World carry you across a sea of sounds from around the world Sundays at 3pm. Rotating hosts guide you through a mix of  music from cultures, places, and eras beyond your own experience.  The Floating World is your ticket to adventure--and maybe a little paradise.

  • Tune in for new and traditional music of the Hawaiian Isles, from Jawaiian to slack key. Da Coconut Wireless is the Hawaiian euphemism for "the grape vine". Rotating hosts from the Northwest's Hawaiian community share music, talk story, and give occasional bit of news from the islands. Bruddah Ace, Kaimuki Girl, Pineapple Sam, Molly Mahalo, Sistah T and Trevor da Mouse share their love of island music and culture.

  • Two hours of great Reggae music presented by rotating hosts Norton Young Love, Selector West and Rootsbeat International. From the early rock steady to the newest dance hall sound, Reggae Yard has it. The show covers five decades or more of the sound of Jamaica gone global!  Tune into Reggae Yard as your hosts spin classic vinyl, rarities, and explore the roots of Reggae.