80 episodes

Get up to speed on the stories shaping Seattle, every morning at 6 a.m. Hosted by Patricia Murphy and produced by KUOW, Seattle's NPR station.

Seattle Now KUOW News and Information

    • News

Get up to speed on the stories shaping Seattle, every morning at 6 a.m. Hosted by Patricia Murphy and produced by KUOW, Seattle's NPR station.

    Casual Friday with Crystal Fincher & Besa Gordon

    Casual Friday with Crystal Fincher & Besa Gordon

    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.

    • 19 min
    5 p.m. sunsets have arrived

    5 p.m. sunsets have arrived

    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.

    • 9 min
    A new chapter for Seattle Chinese Post

    A new chapter for Seattle Chinese Post

    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.

    • 11 min
    Post Roe, men are booking vasectomies

    Post Roe, men are booking vasectomies

    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’Neal explains how the shift is opening a new conversation about responsibility when it comes to contraceptives and unintended pregnancy.

    • 13 min
    Sawant wants a bigger bullhorn

    Sawant wants a bigger bullhorn

    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.

    • 12 min
    Casual Friday with Jane C. Hu and Rachel Belle

    Casual Friday with Jane C. Hu and Rachel Belle

    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.

    • 19 min

Top Podcasts In News

BBC World Service
The New York Times
NZ Herald
Goalhanger Podcasts
Goalhanger Podcasts
The Spinoff

You Might Also Like

KUOW News and Information
NPR
NPR
NPR
NPR
NPR

More by KUOW

KUOW News and Information
KUOW News and Information
Everything's On Fire LLP
KUOW
KUOW News and Information
KUOW News and Information