Sound Living Archive

Archiving the Pacific Northwest Folk Sound

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KSER_SoundLiving_20110930_Archiving_Folk_Music_Nelson.mp3
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2011-09-12
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Sound Living host Ed Bremer talks with Bob Nelson and John Vallier.  Bob has been involved with the Puget Sound Folk Music "Scene" since 1953 when he co-founded the Northwest Folklore Society.  He's been collecting records of the music and musicians ever since.  He recently began cateloging and digitizing the music for the University of Washington archives.  John Vallier is the Head of Distributed Media Services at the U/W Odegaard Library.  He is helping to make the recordings available on line.

The Doctors on Sound Living

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KSER_Sound Living_20110929_The_Doctors.mp3
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Date Aired
2011-09-29
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Drs. Kasra Pournadeali, Stacey Welles and Rebecca Dirks answer questions about health and wellness from a Natruopathic perspective.  Called-in and emailed questions are welcome each week.  This week's topics included how diet affects your health and how an improved diet can positively impact blood pressure and more.

Sail Around the Americas

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KSER_SoundLiving_20110708_Sail_Around_The Americas_Schrader_1.mp3
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Date Aired
2011-07-08
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Sound Living host Ed Bremer talks with Captain Mark Schrader of Camano Island.  Captain Schrader and crew sailed north to south from Seattle around the Americas.  The sail was to call attention to the declining health of our oceans and to raise awareness of the need to pay attention to the oceans because they are the source of life on earth.

Sail Around the Americas

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KSER_SoundLiving_20110708_Sail_Around_The Americas_Schrader.mp3
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Date Aired
2011-07-08
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Sound Livinig host Ed Bremer talks with Captain Schrader about his trip North to South, sailing around the Americas, to call attention to the declining health and quality of the world's oceans.

Taking College Education to Prisoners

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02_11_11_Idleburg_UBB.mp3
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Date Aired
2011-02-11
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Sound Living host Ed Bremer talks with Gary Idleburg, co-founder of University Beyond Bars, a non-profit organization that brings college classes to prisoners at Monroe.

Air Line Consultant Bill Becker talks 787 and Boeing Tanker

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KSER_Sound_Living_20110928_Bill_Becker.mp3
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2011-09-28
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Bill Becker, President of the independent Airline Consultant firm DCB Consultants in Bellevue talks about the first delivery of the Boeing 787 to ANA and about the unexpected revelation from Boeing about the new Air Force tanker.

Talking to Animals

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KSER_SoundLiving_20110923_Talking_to_Animals.mp3
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Date Aired
2011-09-23
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What are animals really trying to tell us? Sound Living host Ed Bremer talks with Lynnwood resident Rachel Millikan about her experience as an Animal Communicator.

Rachel Millikan is on the web at BeyondBarking.com

Sound Living 2011-08-12 Muslims in America

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KSER_SoundLiving_20110812_Musims_in_America_Saddiqui.mp3
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2011-08-12
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Jeff Siddiqui is a Pakistani-American living in Lynnwood.  He is also a Muslim.  He has experienced the hatred; ffear and distruct Muslims live with in a post 9/11 America.  But, rather than be silent and avoiding calling attention to himself, he is outspoken and upfront about the prejudices and mistreatment aimed at Muslims.  He blogs, he speaks, he is public in his efforts to combat anti-Muslimism in this country.  Read his bog at www.penjihad.wordpress.com

Sound Living - Bottled Water: Myths & Realities

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KSER_SoundLiving_20110422_Bottled_Water.mp3
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2011-04-22
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The “dirty little secret” most bottled water companies don’t want you to know is that your tap water is more than likely safer and cleaner than the bottled water you buy. In fact, many bottled water companies just pull the water out of the “municipal tap",  filter it a bit and sell it back to you at 400 times the price you'd pay for plain tap water.

Rebecca Wolfe 
lives in Edmonds. She has been fighting the battle against bottled water for a long time. She played a key role in getting a proposed bottle water plant for Everett disapproved. She talks about what’s wrong with bottled water…and the bottle it comes in.

My Story: Oral Histories of Snohomish County records the courage, humor, trials and triumphs of the people who have shaped the history of Snohomish County.

Oral histories are critical to understanding our past in order that we may make a better future. Oral histories can be powerful and sometimes even life changing, passing on the legacy of our forebears to the next generation in a way the written word cannot.

My Story reminds us of the importance of listening to and learning from those around us and celebrates our shared humanity. 

My Story interviews are made possible in part by assistance from the Snohomish County Community Heritage Program.

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My Story: Oral Histories of Snohomish County's Blog Posts

Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs, Conductor, Everett Symphony

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KSER_MyStory_Paul-Elliott_Cobbs.mp3
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2010-09-03
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Paul-Elliott Cobbs26 years ago Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobb walked into the offices of the Everett Symphony as conductor and music director.

That was many years ago but also a long way from growing up as an African-American kid in the tough neighborhoods of Detroit.

Dr. Cobbs shares the stories of his childhood and his triumphs as an internationally known conductor and scholar.

This interview made possible in part by assistance from the Snohomish County Community Heritage Program

Helen Thayer, Explorer

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KSER_MyStory_Helen_Thayer.mp3
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2010-10-01
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Helen Thayer & CharlieNamed by National Geographic as "One of the Great Explorers of the 20th Century", in 1988 Everett Resident Helen Thayer became the first woman to walk to the Magnetic North Pole.

Her best-selling book Polar Dream tells the story of her historic adventure with her beloved companion Charlie, her protector from the ever-constant threat of polar bear attack.

Helen shares these stories and what she's learned from a life-time of exploration and adventure.

This interview made possible in part by assistance from the Snohomish County Community Heritage Program.

Joannie Jackson Schendel, A life in song

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KSER_MyStory_JoannieJacksonSchendel.mp3
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2010-09-24
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Joannie Jackson SchendelEveryone American fought World War II in one way or another. Joannie Jackson Schendel fought the war from the stage of USO shows here and abroad.

Then, she moved her talent to the Great White Way -Broadway in New York.

Joannie recalls the times, the songs and the era that many consider the best of times for the United States and music

Ben Young & Hisham Farajallah

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KSER_MyStory_BenYoung_and_HishamFarajallah.mp3
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Date Aired
2010-09-13
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Ben Young grew up in the Christian tradition in the US and became a convert to Islam later in life. Hisham Farajallah

Hisham Farajallah grew up in Palestine and in the Moslem faith.

The two residents of the County talk about how their experiences have shaped their faith and their lives as Moslems in Snohomish County.

My Story interviews are made possible in part by assistance from the Snohomish County Community Heritage Program.

Larry Hanson, Publisher Emeritus, Daily Herald

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KSER_MyStory_Larry_Hanson.mp3
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2010-08-06
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Larry HansonFor almost half a century Larry Hanson was part of bringing the news to Snohomish County in the Herald Newspaper.

From his beginnings with the paper as a messenger and to his long tenure as President and Publisher, Larry shares his stories from the “good old days” of newspaper reporting.

This interview made possible in part by assistance from the Snohomish County Community Heritage Program. 
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