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Mayor's Race 2021

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  • caption: The USS Maine submarine returning to its home port at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in January 2012.
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    May 11th | Why is Washington home to so many nuclear missile subs?

    Eight of the nation’s 14 nuclear ballistic submarines are stationed at the U.S. Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor. Ross Reynolds talks with reporter Joshua Farley about the history of ballistic missiles in Washington and a revived, 40-year-old plan to build a peace pagoda near the naval base in . Plus, we hear about missing and “recreated” texts from Mayor Jenny Durkan in response to a KUOW records request last year and we continue our weekly conversations with Seattle mayoral candidates.

  • caption: On May 4, 2021, Governor Jay Inslee announced a two-week pause on the state's reopening plan.
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    May 4th | Governor Jay Inslee announces two-week pause on reopening plan

    Bill Radke speaks with Northwest News Network regional correspondent Tom Banse about Governor Jay Inslee’s announcement today that all Washington counties will stay for two weeks in their current phase under the state’s Covid reopening plan. University of Idaho sociology professor Ryanne Pilgeram talks with Bill Radke about her new book on rural gentrification. And we continue our series introducing voters to candidates in the Seattle mayor's race two candidates vying to be Seattle’s next mayor as part of our series introducing voters to the candidates, their top priorities and why they’re running.

  • caption: Washington State Supreme Court Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis
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    April 27th | Racism in criminal courts, as seen by this WA Supreme Court justice

    Bill Radke talks with Washington Supreme Court Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis about restorative justice, systemic racism in the criminal justice system and her involvement with Washington Native American tribes. We hear from two candidates vying to be Seattle’s next mayor as part of our series introducing voters to the candidates, their top priorities and why they’re running. And move over McMansions, here comes McModerns!

  • caption: A view of downtown Seattle on Thursday, August 23, 2018, from a seaplane.
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    April 13th | A very crowded race to be Seattle's next mayor

    Sixteen people -- so far -- have formally announced they’re running to be Seattle’s next mayor. Starting this week, we’re going to bring you interviews we’ve taped with the candidates to learn more about them and their vision for leading the city. Also, King County is launching a new program to curb rising rates of gun violence. And King County Executive Dow Constantine joins us to talk about rising COVID-19 cases counts and why he’s calling for the county’s top law enforcement official to step down.