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Get to know the PNW and each other.

    Where is the line between innovation and cheating in baseball?

    Where is the line between innovation and cheating in baseball?

    Professional baseball has long been a proving ground for new ways to fool crowds and umpires, From sign stealing to illegal hacking operations to a little extra spit on the ball to get the perfect curve in a pitch.
    But there's a fine line between innovation and cheating.

    • 22 min
    'We don't have the resources, but we do see the need.' King County creates mental health coalition

    'We don't have the resources, but we do see the need.' King County creates mental health coalition

    Over one million people in Washington have a mental health condition.
    In February 2021, almost half of adults in Washington reported symptoms of anxiety or depression. 30% were unable to get needed counseling or therapy.
    A new coalition announced today by King County Executive Dow Constantine is looking to make a difference in the crisis.

    • 22 min
    The promises and pitfalls of ranked choice voting

    The promises and pitfalls of ranked choice voting

    Seattle voters will decide in November whether to adopt ranked choice voting, approval voting, or to keep the electoral system as is. These new voting methods would only apply to mayoral city council and city attorney elections.

    • 17 min
    Exploring North America's first free-standing tsunami tower

    Exploring North America's first free-standing tsunami tower

    If you spend any time driving along the coast of Washington, you’ll see Tsunami Escape Route signs leading the way to higher ground.
    Tokeland, WA is one of the communities in a tsunami risk zone, it's about 30 miles southwest of Aberdeen on the Washington Coast.
    It's ALSO home to a brand-new tsunami tower.

    • 14 min
    SCOTUS decision on Bremerton football coach creates uncertainty around school prayer

    SCOTUS decision on Bremerton football coach creates uncertainty around school prayer

    This year, your student may walk into their classroom and see something new: their teacher leading a silent prayer.
    Right now, that's legal. That's due to a decision from the Supreme Court earlier this summer.

    • 17 min
    What a new manufacturing act could mean for Washington state

    What a new manufacturing act could mean for Washington state

    Today, President Biden signed the CHIPS and Science Act.
    It authorizes $250 billion dollars to subsidize domestic production of semiconductors, and fund research into new semiconductor technology.
    Supporters of the Act say it will help deal with those supply chain issues, and make the US more competitive against foreign manufacturers. But not everyone's so sure.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

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My fav

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Great PNW storytelling and reporting

Loving this new show so far - and especially love hearing stories and reporting from all around the Pacific Northwest. Keep it up!

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