One of the books on Bill Gates' five faves of 2018 suggests pushing your thoughts away like clouds - an appropriate PNW activity.
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One of the books on Bill Gates' five faves of 2018 suggests pushing your thoughts away like clouds - an appropriate PNW activity.

Hey, Seattle: Bill Gates wants you to push the clouds away

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Will 10 minutes of daily meditation change your life? We talk you through Jay Inslee’s climate proposals, and through the drama at today’s White House meeting over border wall funding. The XFL is coming to town, and some local schools are not getting passing grades when it comes to cafeteria inspections.


Tim Burnett, Mindfulness Northwest

Your favorite billionaire and mine, William Henry Gates III, puts out a book list of his top five reads every year. This year, one wildcard was The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness. Why does he say it’s a book for our times? We asked Tim Burnett, executive director of Mindfulness Northwest.

Inslee's Climate Ambitions

Jay Inslee has proposed a cornucopia of clean energy proposals, from electric hybrid ferries to eliminating coal-powered electricity. KUOW environment reporter John Ryan shares the ins and outs.

Trump, Pelosi, Schumer, and the border

The headlines are currently screaming that the president would be “proud to shut down the government.” But between power plays by Nancy Pelosi and jabs from Chuck Schumer, what else happened at the meeting with Congressional Democratic leadership? Domenico Montanaro is NPR’s lead editor for politics.

The XFL is coming to Seattle

The NHL is on its way to Seattle. But there’s another sports league that will get here first: the XFL. How is it different from the NFL? And, frankly, why us? Andrew Hammond is News Tribune sports reporter, and shares his thoughts.

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