Last week, a judge ordered Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer to stay 1000 feet away from a local Black newspaper carrier. The carrier, Sedrick Altheimer, had filed an anti-harassment protection order against Troyer.
And this isn’t the only legal trouble Troyer is facing. Yet Troyer is still in office. And he says he plans to stay there.
The U.S. is once again mourning dozens of lives lost in several mass shootings just last month. And because these events are all too common now in our country, the debates that have followed have been predictable.
‘In many ways, January 6 was the coming-out party for this new coalition of far-right groups, aimed at undermining and corroding our democracy.’
Kim Malcolm talks with Seattle Times reporter Mike Carter about new federal charges filed against Proud Boy leader Ethan Nordean.
Kim Malcolm talks with State Senator Patty Kuderer, D-Bellevue about why she supports the passage of additional gun safety measures in Washington state, including a ban on assault weapons.
This week some local orthographers made it to the semi finals of the Scripts Howard spelling bee. The city had to void 200 thousand parking tickets. And It’s pride month, so get out the rainbow flag! ... but only if you really mean it.
KUOW’s Jeannie Yandel and Seattle Times reporter Esmy Jimenez breakdown the week.
Two years ago this week, George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police. His death triggered protests and calls for police reform all across the nation. But what came of those promises? And what about issues not tied to policing?
The political divide in America is getting wider, and bridging it is becoming more fraught. That goes for national politics but also for debates closer to home, like policy around homelessness and the criminal justice system here in Seattle.
Bill Radke discusses the week’s news with freelance journalist Jane C. Hu, political analyst and contributing columnist Joni Balter, and former publisher of Washington State Wire DJ Wilson.