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Best Northwest Public Radio podcasts we could find (updated February 2020)
Best Northwest Public Radio podcasts we could find
Updated February 2020
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Jazz Northwest focuses on the regional jazz scene from Portland to Vancouver. CDs by the best resident musicians from Seattle, Portland and Vancouver are featured, and the program also includes news about the best places to go for live jazz in the region. In addition, Jim goes "on location" to concerts, clubs and jazz festivals to record performances by resident and visiting artists for playback on Jazz Northwest. These one-of-a-kind recordings are available nowhere else! 899328 Jazz Northwe ...
 
Northwest Public Radio is a participant and contributor in the Northwest News Network (N3), a collaboration of public radio stations in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. Our reporters bring a regional perspective to coverage of Northwest states government, environment, economy, and other news of widespread interest to residents of the Northwest. Regional news on Northwest Public Radio is a part of Morning Edition every weekday morning, and All Things Considered in the afternoons.
 
Inland Journal is a half-hour public affairs program that includes news features and interviews produced by SPR staff, reporters from the Northwest News Network (N3) and others. The program has a regional focus that reflects the broad listening area of Spokane Public Radio.
 
Tanis is a bi-weekly podcast from the creators of Pacific Northwest Stories, and is hosted by Nic Silver. Tanis is a serialized docudrama about a fascinating and surprising mystery: the myth of Tanis. Tanis is an exploration of the nature of truth, conspiracy, and information. Tanis is what happens when the lines of science and fiction start to blur...
 
Stories from the EarthFix team at OPB, KUOW, KCTS 9, Northwest Public Radio and Idaho Public Television.EarthFix is an innovative partnership of the largest public media institutions in the Pacific Northwest established to expand environmental news coverage in the region. With journalists based in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, EarthFix creates media across multiple platforms, helping citizens examine environmental issues unfolding in their own backyards and to explore how local actions inter ...
 
The Northwest jazz scene is enhanced by some of the finest high school bands in the country, including Garfield and Roosevelt who are perennial finalists in the national Essentially Ellington Competition. Jazz has a tradition of teaching, learning and sharing and for KNKX, jazz education and performance is vital to the music’s future. School Of Jazz sponsors include, Integrative Family Law , BECU , Beacon Plumbing and Half Price Books .
 
University of Washington Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and renowned Seattle weather prognosticator/personality Cliff Mass has joined KNKX’s roster of commentators. "Weather with Cliff Mass," our five-minute feature hosted by KNKX's environment reporter Bellamy Pailthorp, airs every Friday at 9 a.m. following "BirdNote," and repeats twice on Friday afternoons during All Things Considered.
 
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The mornings have been cold and crisp under clear skies this week in many parts of the Pacific Northwest, with lows around freezing in places. But powerful sunbeams have pushed afternoon highs into the pleasant realm of the 50s. KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass says this is in keeping with what he calls “meteorological spring,” when the weather stops…
 
Homelessness on the West Coast is rising to crisis levels at a time of historic economic growth and prosperity. In fact, Washington, Oregon and California are home to two-thirds of the nation’s unsheltered population. KNKX Public Radio and The Seattle Times’ Project Homeless spent one year in a city that’s grappling with homelessness — Washington’s…
 
Homelessness on the West Coast is rising to crisis levels at a time of historic economic growth and prosperity. In fact, Washington, Oregon and California are home to two-thirds of the nation’s unsheltered population. KNKX Public Radio and The Seattle Times’ Project Homeless spent one year in a city that’s grappling with homelessness — Washington’s…
 
In British Columbia now, the company TC Energy is building a liquefied natural gas pipeline across the northern part of the province. The Coastal GasLink project is highly controversial, in large part because it crosses the reserve and traditional lands of the Wet'suwet'en First Nation. Demonstrations in Victoria and Vancouver are among many across…
 
State lawmakers are weighing whether to place more limits on vaping products. On Thursday, a Senate committee in Olympia heard public comment on the latest proposal to curb e-cigarette use. It would limit the sale of flavored vaping products to shops open to people 21 and older, and add a 37percent tax. It also would cap the nicotine concentration …
 
Arkansas, Kentucky and Oklahoma are working with the Southern Rural Development Center , located at Mississippi State University, on the Create Bridges program. The pilot program is surveying retail, tourism, accommodations and entertainment industry employees in selected rural economies in Arkansas, according to Julianne Dunn, economic development…
 
Thursday evening, Australian indie-pop singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett was one of the first musicians to perform in The Rode House at The Momentary, a new contemporary arts space in Bentonville. Just after her soundcheck Thursday afternoon, she took a few moments to chat with us about being one of the first performers in a new venue, her latest …
 
Art Ventures , a non-profit gallery in Fayetteville, marks Black History Month with an exhibition that tackles contemporary African American art and the "cultural context of blackness." Frame of Mind runs through March 6 at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center and an accompanying talk, " Black Artists and the White Gaze ," by Professor Caree Banton …
 
The mornings have been cold and crisp under clear skies this week in many parts of the Pacific Northwest, with lows around freezing in places. But powerful sunbeams have pushed afternoon highs into the pleasant realm of the 50s. KNKX weather expert Cliff Mass says this is in keeping with what he calls “meteorological spring,” when the weather stops…
 
Allen doesn’t present like the typical resident of a homeless encampment. “He’s not struggling with the type of addictions that you often see. He’s not struggling with severe mental illness,” says Vianna Davila, editor of the Project Homeless team at The Seattle Times. “He’s known as kind of a cook, chef, around the mitigation site.” The mitigation…
 
As spring training gets underway for the Mariners and other teams in Major League Baseball, a lot of anger is being directed at the Houston Astros. They were found to have cheated by using technology to steal pitching signs. This happened throughout the 2017 season, when they won the World Series, and in the 2018 season. KNKX sports commentator Art…
 
Allen doesn’t present like the typical resident of a homeless encampment. “He’s not struggling with the type of addictions that you often see. He’s not struggling with severe mental illness,” says Vianna Davila, editor of the Project Homeless team at The Seattle Times. “He’s known as kind of a cook, chef, around the mitigation site.” The mitigation…
 
Today on Inland Journal, the coronavirus and rare diseases. Later, we’ll talk with a Spokane woman who has a daughter with what is considered a rare disease and her passion to help other families who have their struggles with rare diseases. But first, we learned Wednesday that, any day now, the federal Department of Health and Human Services will s…
 
In honor of Black History Month, we are taking a look into the career highlights of African American artists and their contribution to the world of jazz and blues. A big talent and a big man took a long time to launch his music career. He was close to 40 when he started making records, and within eight years he’d been awarded two Grammy Awards and …
 
In honor of Black History Month, we are taking a look into the career highlights of African American artists and their contribution to the world of jazz and blues. A big talent and a big man took a long time to launch his music career. He was close to 40 when he started making records, and within eight years he’d been awarded two Grammy Awards and …
 
As the mountain biking trail networks expand throughout Northwest Arkansas and the state, more people are getting in on the action, which means local first responders have to have plans in place to get to injured riders as quickly as possible. Some cities, like Bella Vista and Eureka Springs, which we visit in this story, have also invested in addi…
 
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray spoke to KNKX about a variety of topics during an interview at her Tacoma office. She’s represented Washington state in the Senate since 1993. We asked her about Boeing, the aftermath of impeachment, the White House spending priorities, the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, and the influence of money on politic…
 
John H. Johnson was born in Arkansas City, Ark. on Janurary 19, 1918. During the Great Depression, the Johnson family moved to Chicago to pursue a higher education for John so that he could follow his dream of becoming a journalist. During his time in high school he became editor for the school's newspaper and yearbook. Johnson received a scholarsh…
 
Beginning Oct. 1, 2020, you will no longer be able to board a domestic flight or enter a federal building without a REAL ID or passport. Starting this month, all 134 Revenue Offices across Arkansas are able to offer the REAL ID, although Arkansans will still have the choice to get a regular license instead. For a list of required paperwork to obtai…
 
Jenna Melnicki of Jenna and the Soul Shakers is organizing " Dancing for Dianne: A Festival of Hope ." The fundraiser is scheduled for 12-10 p.m. Feb. 23 at Arts Center of the Ozarks and will feature performances by 20 bands. Tickets, which include food and beer, are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Proceeds will support Jenna's mother, who has b…
 
This weekend's music offerings are marked by the opening of a new art museum and performing arts space in Bentonville, some returning folk favorites to the area and a number of rock and roll shows . Wed, Feb 19 Ben Harris at Six-Twelve Coffeehouse (Fayetteville) - 6 p.m. Front Country at Guisinger Music House (Fayetteville) - $20, 7 p.m. Thu, Feb 2…
 
In honor of Black History Month, we are taking a look into the career highlights of African American artists and their contribution to the world of jazz and blues. A modern-day band is drawing inspiration from Gullah, an American subculture that flourished in the low country of South Carolina and Georgia as far back as the 1600s. Meet Ranky Tanky, …
 
The University of Arkansas Herbarium , established in 1875, houses the largest collection of preserved vascular plant specimens in the state. It's among eight Herbaria in Arkansas, and over a hundred across the southeastern U.S., that serve as a centers for scientific research and botanical education. Manager Jennifer Ogle provides a tour of the ne…
 
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