Thursday night's bridge collapse has put a spotlight on truckers who carry oversized loads. Preliminary reports suggest that a truck that clipped a bridge support is what caused the spectacular collapse.
KUOW is working on a series of reports about the state of the jobs economy in Puget Sound. We want to know how we've emerged, what's changed and what the future holds. You can help. Click on any of the links below and you will be taken to a form to tell your story. If you have a story that doesn't fit with one of the questions below, just click on any one of the forms and tell us what's on your mind.
Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers Washington’s 5th Congressional District Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers joins us to talk about the future of Fairchild Air Force Base, the IRS scandal, immigration reform and more.
Scatter, Adapt And Remember: How Humans Will Survive A Mass Extinction Science writer Annalee Newitz’s new book is about hope. Hope that human kind will be able to survive the impending doom that threatens to send us into another mass extinction. Newitz outlines the current scientific discoveries that might help humans survive the next big disaster.
Greendays Gardening Panel Our panel of gardening experts knows flowers, native plants and vegetables. They join us with garden guidance every Tuesday. Have a question? Send an email to email@example.com.
During an emergency, first responders are trained to work quickly to save lives. They’re deliberate and methodical.
People in emotional distress after a fire or accident need someone with different training. For them an emergency department may send a chaplain. The Police and Fire Chaplin's Training Academy in Seattle just graduated a new crop of chaplains for emergency departments around the country.
This Week In Olympia State lawmakers begin week three of the special legislative session today. Everett Herald reporter Jerry Cornfield joins us with a look at what to expect.
Comic Actress Kate Hess Parodies Masterpiece Theater Everyone loves “Downton Abbey” these days and Hollywood is paying attention by hiring British actors for American roles. Are American actors hired in Britain? Not really. Katy Sewall talks with writer and actress Kate Hess about the British invasion in her costume-drama parody, “Murder Abbey.”
How Should Doctors Navigate The Various Beliefs Of Dying Patients? Doctors treat a wide variety of patients. How well versed in world cultures and religion should doctors be? And how do encounters with dying patients change doctors' views of death? Katy Sewall talks with retired pulmonary/critical care doctor Jim deMaine.
The Weather And Hike Of The Week Michael Fagin suggests a hike that matches the week’s weather forecast.
It's still not entirely clear what caused I-5 bridge over the Skagit River in Washington to collapse Thursday night. Nor is it clear, despite media reports, how strong the bridge was before it broke. What is clear is that, had the state needed to repair it, getting federal money to do so would be an uphill climb.