Seattle is reportedly within range of a North Korean nuclear missile, and there's a war of words between President Trump and Kim Jong-Un. Should we be afraid?
Puget Sound is still tucked in beneath a smoky haze from British Columbia wildfires. But has it really "ruined summer?"
Seattle considers letting people living in their cars park for longer periods of time, to save them from paying off parking tickets when they could be saving up for a place to live.
And hundreds of mountain goats are endangering the landscape at Olympic National Park. But do we really have to shoot them?
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Get caught up on the news:
- Seattle Times: Seattle council may revive debate on homeless living in vehicles
- Lindy West: We're choking on smoke in Seattle
- New York Times: Trump toughens talk on North Korea, despite bipartisan criticism
Our panel this week:
Bill Radke @kuowradke, host
Joni Balter @jbalter, host of Seattle Channel's Civic Cocktail
Paul Guppy, vice president for research at the Washington Policy Center
Brian Baird, former Democratic Congressman from Southwest Washington