Bellevue is shown on Thursday, January 17, 2019, from the Madrona neighborhood in Seattle.
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Bellevue is shown on Thursday, January 17, 2019, from the Madrona neighborhood in Seattle.
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Bellevue's mayor is ready to welcome Amazon home

Bellevue Mayor John Chelminiak is welcoming Amazon back "home," to the place where Jeff Bezos founded the company, in his garage. We talk about what the influx of jobs means. We also talk to King County Executive Dow Constantine about safe consumption sites, mental health, and homelessness. Plus: Mary Robertson tells us about her book, "Growing Up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity."

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Bellevue Mayor John Chelminiak

Ross Reynolds talks to Bellevue Mayor John Chelminiak about Amazon's plan to move its worldwide operations team from Seattle to Bellevue.

King County Executive Dow Constantine

Ross Reynolds talks to King County Executive Dow Constantine about safe consumption sites, solitary confinement of youth, and the enhanced shelter at the King County Correctional Facility.

Growing Up Queer

Ross Reynolds talks to sociologist Mary Robertson about her research with LGBTQ youth and how they're flipping the narrative. Her book is, "Growing Up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity."