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    Knit Picks' Podcast
    Episode 353 - Say Hello to Alexis Again!

    Knit Picks' Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 39:44 Very Popular


    Changes have been happening at Knit Picks this summer, and we're excited to reintroduce Alexis Wilson-Castaldi, who is now the Knit Picks Brand Director! You may remember her from when she previously was on the podcast while working in various positions, including in photography and purchasing. She shares a few of her favorite patterns to knit, as well as her favorite yarns. Alexis also tells us about bringing back features like our Yarn of the Month promotions and pulling some yarns marked as discontinued back into the regular selection!   Lee, Stacey, and Andi also discuss knitting their Game Day Cardigans with the KAL coming to its end. The extra warm summer in the Pacific Northwest has added an extra challenge to getting the projects done on schedule, but they're still knitting away on them!   Game Day Cardigan KAL Generations book  Generations ebook  Interchangeable Needle Sets  Stitch Holders  Hue Shift Afghan pattern  Stitch Markers  Short Row Shaping  Magic Loop method  Meet Alexis! (in 2016!)  Superior Threads  15th Street Wrap  Wool of the Andes yarns  Wonderfluff yarn  Hawthorne yarns  Simply Alpaca yarn  Muse yarns  Alpaca Cloud yarns  Andean Treasure alpaca yarn  Seed Stitch Cowl and Hood pattern Animation of Alexis covered in seed stitch cowls  crochet.com  Static yarn  Provincial Tweed yarn  Twill Fingering yarn  Complete Yarn Guide 2022  Stroll yarns  Swish yarns    00:07 Welcome to the Knit Picks Podcast! 00:29 Knitting Game Day during summer heat 07:23 More tips for knitting stitch pattern panels 13:40 German short rows or substituting another method 15:04 Sleeve and button band order 18:48 Alexis joins the podcasters to talk about her new role as Brand Director 23:05 Alexis's favorite yarns and patterns 29:32 Changes Alexis has planned for Knit Picks, including reviving some yarns previously marked discontinued and adding new colors to classic yarns 37:12 Everyone gets a little emotional about having Alexis back 38:04 Credits

    Native America Calling - The Electronic Talking Circle
    Wednesday, August 17, 2022 – Turning around threats to salmon

    Native America Calling - The Electronic Talking Circle

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 55:51


    A federal court ruling has implications for Southeast Alaska commercial salmon fishing. The ruling says federal fisheries officials neglected to consider dwindling orca populations when approving Chinook salmon harvests. At the same time, tribes in the Pacific Northwest are putting additional pressure on federal officials to come up with a sustainable plan for endangered salmon in the Snake River system. Wednesday on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce gets updates on trouble spots for salmon with Bob Chamberlin (Kwikwasut'inuxw Haxwa'mis), chair of the First Nation Wild Salmon Alliance and previous vice president of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs; Michael Orcutt (Hupa), fisheries department director for the Hoopa Valley Tribe; and Olivia Ebertz, KYUK news reporter.

    Big Bets On Campus
    Pac-12 Conference Betting Preview

    Big Bets On Campus

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022


    Bruised and humiliated this offseason, the Pac-12 will battle on nonetheless this season with frontrunners and College Football Playoff hopefuls Utah, Oregon and USC. Bo Nix Season also enters full effect in the Pacific Northwest this year, after the Auburn quarterback made his way to Eugene to join the Quack Attack. Together Action college football betting experts Stuckey and Collin Wilson every team from striving top to dreadful bottom, including the plucky Arizona Wildcats, the putrid Colorado Buffaloes, and the fly-by-night Arizona State Sun Devils. 

    KUOW Newsroom
    Massive new climate law could give Pacific Northwest green businesses a boost

    KUOW Newsroom

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2022 1:08


    Companies large and small around the Pacific Northwest say they are excited by growth opportunities that may flow from the climate, healthcare and tax package signed by President Biden on Tuesday. Turbocharged federal spending could benefit the region's green energy sector in particular.

    RocknRoll Beer Guy
    EP291 - David Davidson

    RocknRoll Beer Guy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 63:06


    EP291 is the return of David Davidson from Revocation. Revocation has a new album "Netherheaven" coming Sept. 9th. We talk about the theme behind the album, the artwork, the writing process, touring post lockdown, religion, his favorite smell and much more! Cheers! Video: https://youtu.be/Jd5FIrBrAVA Follow him: @david.davidson Follow Revocation: @revocation To order the album and all things Revocation: https://www.revocationband.com/ PLEASE check out the Patreon page. Support the podcast and earn exclusive content like full audio interviews from Psycho Las Vegas from acts like Andrew WK, Red Fang, CKY and more. www.patreon.com/rrbg Sponsors! Kill Cliff The premier recovery & energy drinks come from Kill Cliff. Their Mango Tango comes with 25 MG of CBD and it's the perfect way to recover from a hard work out or to work on your yoga practice. Check out their variety of flavors and styles. https://killcliff.com/ Saint Joints Check out our friends at Saints Joints providing the Pacific Northwest with carefully crafted Mixed Strain Joint packs. Featuring artwork from artists such as Skinner. Thunderking Coffee The best coffee in Southern California...period. Roasted in Costa Mesa, they are huge supporters of live music, collaborate with Violent Gentlemen, great people, family owned and seriously the most delicious coffee beans you can get. Pick some up now at: www.thunderkingcoffee.com

    Education Evolution
    123. Better Serving LGBTQ+ Students with Patti Hearn

    Education Evolution

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 32:12


    Belonging is vital if our kids are to learn. They need to feel understood and safe, and that often starts with teachers. But teachers have a lot on their plates already, and new legislation has them fearful that they'll do or say something that might jeopardize their jobs.   While this podcast episode doesn't solve this challenge, it spotlights the need for more conversations around creating spaces for youth who don't want to fit in a box that society created for them.   Patti Hearn is a school and educational leader in the Pacific Northwest who started a school for girls and gender non-conforming kids so they would have the opportunity to “become competent risk takers and courageous mistake makers.” In this episode, we talk about why parents and leaders might want to build their own school, why it's so important that we listen to our youth, how to honor student rights, how the legal landscape is impacting our ability to serve all learners, and so much more.   Patti has been there and done that and she's now using her knowledge to support other parents and educators in ensuring that more kids have access to the space and education they deserve. About Patti Hearn: Patti Hearn is passionate about education and believes in working to help individuals, families, and schools forge authentic paths. Patti was the Founding Head of Lake Washington Girls Middle School in Seattle, where, for over two decades, she offered girls and gender non-conforming kids the opportunity to become competent risk takers and courageous mistake makers.  She then brought her knowledge and passion for innovative middle school programs to lead Seattle School for Boys, and she launched Verge Consulting to provide consultation and coaching to educators, school leaders, and founders of new schools, as well as school placement support for families.   Patti shares her thinking and work in feminist, anti-racist, and LGBTQ+ inclusive education, social-emotional learning, startup culture in education, creative confidence, STEAM, executive functioning, and inclusive leadership. Her conference presentations include the National Association of Independent Schools, the International Coalition of Girls' Schools, the Seattle Interactive Conference, the Teaching and Education Summit, and the Northwest Association of Independent Schools.   https://www.linkedin.com/in/patriciahearn/ https://twitter.com/patti_hearn Jump in the Conversation: [1:33] - Where Patti's school transformation began [2:55] - Helping students to become competent risk takers and courageous mistake makers [5:25] - Why you might want to build a startup school [7:17] - How to make a change [8:19] - Youth speaking up about gender noncoforming; we need to address that [9:40] - All kids have value; it's about loving the individual not about the labels [10:26] - how the legal landscape is impacting our ability to serve all learners fully [11:56] - All kids benefit from inclusion [12:45] - Teachers aren't clear enough about they can and can't say and they fear for their livelihoods [14:32] - It's life-saving to have a caring adult at school  [18:27] - How to honor student rights and be an advocate [20:30] - Turbo Time [22:39] - What people need to know about serving LGTBQ+ kids  [25:48] - Patti's Magic Wand [20:02] - Maureen's takeaways   Links & Resources Verge Consulting Connect with Patti on LinkedIn Episode 120: How Legal Decisions Impact Our Schools with Karen Kalzer Unprotected: A Menoir by Billy Porter Every Kid Needs a Champion - TED Talk by Rita Pierson We Need to Talk About an Injustice - TED Talk by Bryan Stevenson Email Maureen Maureen's TEDx: Changing My Mind to Change Our Schools The Education Evolution Facebook: Follow Education Evolution Twitter: Follow Education Evolution LinkedIn: Follow Education Evolution EdActive Collective Maureen's book: Creating Micro-Schools for Colorful Mismatched Kids Micro-school feature on Good Morning America The Micro-School Coalition Facebook: The Micro-School Coalition LEADPrep

    PNW Haunts & Homicides
    Episode 71: Sleep Paralysis - “You're Never Going to Wake Up!”

    PNW Haunts & Homicides

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 56:12


    We touched on this topic a few times, most recently in Episode 69: Sex Demons.  Now it's time to fully dive into this waking nightmare... you're welcome! Although a sleep paralysis  event can be quite terrifying, and no one really knows WHY this happens, science can explain HOW this happens. So today Cassie will cram your brain with science facts and terms in hopes of dampening some of the very real fear in being stuck in a REM state, fully conscious, unable to move...

    Grit NW -  A Carpenters Union Podcast
    The Port of Missing Men - Aaron Goings

    Grit NW - A Carpenters Union Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 48:14


    On today's episode I have the pleasure of speaking with history professor and author Aaron Goings. Aaron's latest work titled, The Port of Missing Men, is an in depth look into the life and legend surrounding Billy Gohl the charismatic, controversial and infamous labor organizer of the Sailors Union of the Pacific. After being convicted for the murder of a good friend, Billy was unjustly credited with the murder of dozens of port workers and  was branded by the press as The Ghoul of Grays Harbor.  Aaron's book looks into this bizarre slice of history and attempts to untangle the complicated story of big business, organized labor, citizen committees, and shady detective agencies in pursuit of the truth behind the multitude of dead bodies known as the “floater fleet” that clogged the frigid waterways of Gray's Harbor, Washington in the early 1900's.More than just a true-crime novel, The Port of Missing Men exposes the brutal treatment sailors and loggers suffered at the hands of lumber barons and ship owners in the early Pacific Northwest extraction economy and details the heated and sometimes violent clashes between pro-union and anti-union forces.  Aaron's book exposes a class system of income inequality that persist even today and serves as a poignant reminder that the fight for fair pay, safer    working conditions and basic workers' rights is far from over.The Show NotesThe Port of Missing Menhttps://uwapress.uw.edu/book/9780295747415/the-port-of-missing-men/Powell's Bookshttps://www.powells.com/Grit Nation  Webpagehttps://www.gritnationpodcast.comWin Grit Nation Merchhttps://mailchi.mp/c28da31260b8/grit-nation-podcast-sign-up-pageEmail comments or suggestions to:joe@gritnationpodcast.comGrit Nation is a proud member of the Labor Radio / Podcast Networkhttps://www.laborradionetwork.org/  NW Carpenters Union United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Regional Council in the Pacific NW 6 states + 29k members strong!!Union Home Plus Union Home Plus helps union members save money when they buy, sell, or finance their home. The Martinez Tool Company Martinez Tools, built tough and built to last a lifetime.Image Pointe Printing Union Printers based in Waterloo IowaDiamondback Toolbelts Manufactures of premium quality toolbelts and accessories

    Stories Are Soul Food
    82: Be a Killer Side Character

    Stories Are Soul Food

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 33:18


    Wouldn't things be simpler if kids were fictional, and you could "write" their success over each challenge? In today's SASF, the guys discuss how a mom can help her children with their own "character" weaknesses. You get to hear another Nate airplane-story-turned-car story; Brian explains why camping is fun even though it sounds like it isn't; this episode also features two deer, a marten, and Yellowstone. But the real takeaways from this episode is 1) where to get the best breakfast burritos in the the Pacific Northwest; 2) stop trying to make life easy for your kids; and 3) be a killer side character in your kids' stories instead. #SASF #StoriesAreSoulFood #NDWilson #BrianKohl #parenting #storytelling #character #Yellowstone

    Bugs In The Basement
    Colomerus Gardeniella aka The Gardenia Bud Mite

    Bugs In The Basement

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 80:30


    Recorded live on August 11th, 2022   Two people making music on the fly… Bugs In The Basement creates improvised musical journeys from an array of vintage and handmade instruments to modern technologies. Recorded live from our basement studio in the Pacific Northwest, each week we experiment in the process of making exploratory music and soundscapes. Unmixed, unedited and unapologetic. www.bugsinthebasement.com  

    Jrodconcerts: The Podcast
    Alt-Rock Band: Bluphoria

    Jrodconcerts: The Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 13:42


    Welcoming Reign LaFreniere, lead vocalist and guitarist for Bluphoria, a young band making big waves in the music world. LaFreniere, 22, along with Dakota Landrum [19, rhythm guitar, background vocals], Dani Janae [20, drums, background vocals], and Rex Wolf [21, bass, background vocals], are that rare collective who have figured out early on in their career how to combine rock, blues, alternative, pop, and psychedelia into a kaleidoscopic signature style of their own design. After spending two years amassing hundreds of thousands of streams independently and packing houses in the Pacific Northwest, the band took to the studio to pay homage to the past, while paving a path for the future and produced their 2023 self-titled full-length debut for EDGEOUT Records. Join us as we chat with this young rising star, about his journey, the exciting things happening for the band, growing during the pandemic and other stories. For more on bluphoria: www.bluphoriaband.com

    Soundside
    How dramatic pandemic shifts affected Northwest birds

    Soundside

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 14:35


    While we were cooped up in Covid lockdowns, birds in the cities and suburbs of the Pacific Northwest were spreading their wings! And in a new University of Washington paper, ornithologists suggest that birds like crows, hummingbirds, finches, and chickadees were using a wider variety of public spaces during the early days of the pandemic. Olivia Sanderfoot was the lead researcher on the study.

    Caching in the NorthWest
    471: Geocaching Month - Let's Make it a Thing!

    Caching in the NorthWest

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2022 59:28


    Welcome to Caching in the NorthWest!  The official podcast of GeoWoodstock 18 in the great Pacific NorthWest. It's Thursday at 9PM Pacific and we are going to talk about geocaches and geocachers from here and around the globe. So while you're stuck in the airport, we'll be Caching in the NorthWest.   We want you to ask your hosts interesting questions. We are calling this, At LAST!, or Listeners Asked Some Things. Send an email to feedback@CachingNW.com, call into 253-693-TFTC. Call us with your feedback at (253) 693-TFTC Or visit the website at https://CachingNW.com

    No Simple Road
    Northwest String Summit Recap pt. 1 - The Final Verse

    No Simple Road

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 147:38 Very Popular


    For 20 years Northwest String Summit has been a mainstay in the festival scene of the Pacific Northwest. Yonder Mountain String Band started the festival all those years ago and saw fit to move it here to Horning's Hideout. In the years that followed many now famous (and infamous) bluegrass acts cut their teeth at this festival and year after year fans came back for more creating a tight knit community. This week on No Simple Road we begin our journey at Northwest String Summit 2022. This being the last year of the festival we wanted to focus less on the bands and more on the community, the stories, the people that have worked hard to create the scene so many of us enjoy. It's our hope that as you listen to this week's episode you'll feel all the feelings along with us as we embark on this bittersweet 4 day run.We've got some of the amazing music with a little commentary by yours truly, an interview with Tom Nechville who has revolutionized the banjo, Patrick Connell of the Oregon Bluegrass Association, and a bunch of silly and extremely sweet moments with the NSR/Strummit Family and beyond!No Simple Road Intro Music Created By ESCAPERFREE SHIPPING from Shop Tour Bus Use The PROMO CODE: nosimpleroadFor 20% off Sunset Lake CBD PROMO CODE: NSR20 For 25% off Electric Fish Lights PROMO CODE: NSRFOR 10% off your first month of Better Help CLICK HEREFor 20% off Grady's Cold Brew PROMO CODE: NSRMUSIC IN THE COMMMERCIALS BY AND USED WITH PERMISSION OF:ANDREW HENDRYXOUTRO MUSIC BY AND USED WITH PERMISSION OF:CHILLDREN OF INDIGONo Simple Road is part of OSIRIS MEDIA. Osiris Media is the leading storyteller in music, combining the intimacy of podcasts with the power of music.We inform and delight music fans by creating shows with leading artists, telling untold stories, and working with brands to craft compelling narratives that bring music to life.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/nosimpleroad. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    The Weekly Review
    226: Donuts Of Control

    The Weekly Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022


    In this episode Jean and James talk about donuts of control, including recognizing things beyond your control. For Jean, this includes the heat wave in the Pacific Northwest. James tells the story of how hearing a song in a drug store reminded him things out of your control can be a happy surprise. Plus, a dash of out-of-date slang. 23 Skidoo! The serendipitous song mentioned in the episode: JeanLeloup by Simon Kearney on Apple Music

    S.H.U.D.cast
    The Changeling

    S.H.U.D.cast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 102:11


    Welcome back! Our boys went on a tiny break in their recording schedule to travel the world, the Pacific Northwest, and their basements! With this now worldly knowledge the SHUD guys are excited to bring to you a bevy of things watched (including a new Cronenberg!) all leading up to the talk of a highly touted classic of the genre, THE CHANGELING. Tune in and see what the guys thought of this flick and if it does indeed deserve a spot on that shining Border's Staff Pick in the sky.   00:00 - 19:30ish Intros: Fashun, how our incredibly successful podcast is doing thanks to you, Dear Listeners, Cody's nightmares, pimping as shown in How High and the Friday franchise (*shrugs*), Austin went to Italy, Curtis went to Seattle and San Diego, Lucas went to Bend, Oregon and the Last Blockbuster, what it's like to pick out movies when everything is available always, and night terrors.   19:30ish - 1:02:00ish What we watched this week: Bloodstone: Subspecies 2, Jennifer's Body, Bloodlust: Subspecies 3, Hatching, Lake Placid, House of Wax (‘05), Bubba Ho-Tep, Firestarter (‘84), Firestarter (‘22), Men, Predator, The Bat (‘59), The Cave, Crimes of the Future, Jurassic Parks (all of them except the new one because we just can't), Spencer, Good Will Hunting, The Void, Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers, Army of Darkness (Curtis needed it again), Point Break (‘91 Curtis really needed again), The Quick and The Dead, Watcher, Dracula Untold, RRR (the best movie of an already classic year according to Curtis), Top Gun Maverick, Room, Crimson Peak, Money Heist, The Ritual, Monsters, Lethal Weapon 4, Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome, The Batman (Austin likes it more now!), and Alien 3.   1:02:00ish - 1:39:00ish The Changeling SHUDdown and discussion (featuring a baseball interruption courtesy of Cody).   1:39:00ish - End: Our next movie! 

    Exploring Washington State
    Emerald Palate: Adria Shares Her Journey as a Travel Planner and Fan of Washington State

    Exploring Washington State

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 49:10


    Adria of the Emerald Palate chats with guest host MacKenzie Passegger. The Emerald Palate is a resource for people to find out about the Pacific Northwest through food, makers, and travel. Adria moved to Washington State 15 years ago and she still is amazed by the beauty of Washington. A self admitted travel nerd who loves using Google Maps to help prepare for all of her trips. Eventually her friends encouraged her to share her passion for travel with others who are looking for ideas of places to see and things to do. Find out more about how Adria celebrates Washington State and the Pacific Northwest by listening to this episode. To find out more about Emerald Palate you can visit her site here. Thanks for tuning into this episode of the Exploring Washington State Podcast! If the information in our conversations and interviews are enjoyable and valuable to you, please head over to iTunes, subscribe to the show, and leave us an honest review.Your reviews and feedback will not only help us continue to deliver great, helpful content, but it will also help us reach even more amazing listeners just like you!If you want to read about some of the many amazing places to explore in Washington State, you should just pack your bags and go! Explore Washington State is the perfect place for inspiration. Check it out today.

    The Meaning Movement: Helping You Find Your Calling, Create Your Life's Work, and Make Career Change

    Mac Prichard is a career expert, communications strategist and business owner. He holds a Master's degree in public administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He believes in making a difference in communities through his service and relationships.  Mac is the founder of Mac's List — a platform to connect people to jobs in the Pacific Northwest with an emphasis on facilitating a more human hiring process. He started Mac's List in 2001 —  informally at first — and went on to become a certified B Corporation in 2017. Today, it serves job seekers and employers as a regional job board that brings people together to find better jobs as well as helpful resources. Mac is also the author of the book ‘Land Your Dream Job Anywhere' and the host of a weekly podcast ‘Find Your Dream Job.'  Mac is also a long time internet friend of the Meaning Movement, having included us in his annual podcast round ups, featured Dan on his podcast, and much more over the years. In this episode you'll learn: What Mac does Mac's journey into entrepreneurship Having a vision and knowing where you want to go Mac's motivations behind choosing to make a difference Obstacles Mac faced in transitional phases Starting Mac's List Show notes at: https://themeaningmovement.com/mac

    Gayish Podcast
    Gayish: 294 Camping

    Gayish Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 83:08 Very Popular


    Camping. It's a straight people thing, right? It's dirty, has no amenities, no bars…. but then again, it's always been kinda homoerotic. And more and more queer people are doing it. And there are gay campgrounds. So maybe it's gayer than we think? In this episode: News- 8:09 || Main Topic (Camping)- 18:20 || Gayest & Straightest- 1:15:57 Our bonus segment will be delayed this week, but that's because we'll be bringing you an interview with someone who works at TRC, a gay campground in the Pacific Northwest! Get ready by signing up at the $5+/mo. level for this and our entire backlog of bonus segments, episodes, and Momsplainings.

    Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers
    A Chat With The Editors of Bizarre Bazaar, Veronica R. Calisto and Amy Drayer

    Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 46:07


    This time on the Rocky Mountain Writer podcast, a chat with the co-editors of Bizarre Bazaar, the brand new short story anthology from Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers that will debut in a few short weeks.   Veronica R. Calisto is a massage therapist, an alto, a writer of speculative fiction, and a big nerd. One of those rare Colorado natives, she has a degree in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and is a two-time American Idol reject. Veronica is best described as a walking musical who might also be a figment of her own imagination. She is the author of several books including Diary of a Mad Black Witch and the first two in the SparkleTits Chronicles series. Amy Drayer grew up a free-range kid on a charming island in the Pacific Northwest, then migrated south to attend Scripps College in California. She later moved to Washington, D.C. where she worked in politics for far too long. Amy is a graduate of the inimitable Lighthouse Writers Workshop Book Project, an enthusiastic member of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers and Sisters in Crime, Managing Editor of the museum of americana literary journal, and the Editor of the 2022 Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers anthology, Bizarre Bazaar. More about Amy: https://www.makahislandmysteries.com/author.html More about Veronica: https://www.facebook.com/veronica.roland.7/  For video versions of these podcasts, follow: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBP81nfbKnDRjs-Nar9LNe20138AiPyP8 Host: Mark Stevens: https://www.writermarkstevens.com/ Intro Music by Moby Gratis: https://mobygratis.com/ Outro Music by Dan-o-Son

    Caching in the NorthWest
    469: Cache the Line, 2022 Geocache Road

    Caching in the NorthWest

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 52:29


    Welcome to Caching in the NorthWest!  The official podcast of GeoWoodstock 18 in the great Pacific NorthWest. It's Thursday at 9PM Pacific and we are going to talk about geocaches and geocachers from here and around the globe. So while you're hunting for the last bag of ice in town, we'll be Caching in the NorthWest. We want you to ask your hosts interesting questions. We are calling this, At LAST!, or Listeners Asked Some Things. Send an email to feedback@CachingNW.com, call into 253-693-TFTC. Call us with your feedback at (253) 693-TFTC Or visit the website at https://CachingNW.com

    KUOW Newsroom
    Washington has new rules protecting outdoor workers from the heat — but advocates say they're not being enforced

    KUOW Newsroom

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 4:36


    With climate change, the Pacific Northwest is in for hotter summers and more frequent heat waves. That's uncomfortable for pretty much everyone — and downright dangerous for some, including those who work outside.

    The Baseball Bucket List Podcast
    Matt & Tom Burns: Father & Son, a Shared Love of Baseball, & Mapping the Path Through the Pacific Northwest

    The Baseball Bucket List Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 39:05


    Matt Burns lives in California and his father Tom lives in Oregon. The pair recently completed a whirlwind trip to the Pacific Northwest where they saw 17 games in 16 different ballparks over the course of 19 days. We get into that specific trip, Matt's affinity for traveling and writing, and of course, their favorite baseball memories. Tom and Matt also share some of their favorite things about the baseball community and why they have grown to appreciate minor league ball games more than MLB games. Find Matt Online: Twitter: @mappingthepath YouTube: Mapping the PathWebsite: mappingthepath.comFind Baseball Bucket List Online:Twitter: @BaseballBucketFacebook: @BaseballBucketListInstagram: @Baseball.Bucket.ListWebsite: baseballbucketlist.comThis podcast is part of the Curved Brim Media Network:Twitter: @CurvedBrimWebsite: curvedbrimmedia.com

    Hobby Farms Presents: Growing Good
    Episode 35: Emily Trabolsi talks cooperative farming, connecting growers and more!

    Hobby Farms Presents: Growing Good

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 47:00


    Filipino-Hawaiian farmer Emily Trabolsi joins Hobby Farms Presents: Growing Good to talk about what farming in the Pacific Northwest looks like from a cooperative perspective. Learn about growing upland rice just outside Seattle. Hear about the Agrarian Trust organization and their concept of land and resource sharing, and then Emily shares examples of successful cooperatives from around the world.  Washington Farmland Trust expanded to have a statewide presence in fall 2021, and that's where Emily's work with them comes in. She explains how she helps to connect farmers with land and resources and to facilitate equitable, long-term lease arrangements through the Farm to Farmer program. Emily enthusiastically talks about ideas to bring people together and support new farmers. Emily brings us into the concept of “putting the culture back in agriculture,” becoming connected to our food system, and why that $6 bag of salad mix is worth every bit of $6. Finally, she shares her two favorite farm meals—because she couldn't pick just one. The recipe for a delicious Filipino pork dish is linked below! Email Emily Trabolsi Emily Trabolsi's personal on Instagram Emily Trabolsi's farming Instagram Washington Farmland Trust Farm to Farmer Agrarian Trust Kamayan Farm   Ayeko Farm Modest Family Solutions Emily's go-to recipe for humba

    The Story Box
    Colin O'Brady Unboxing | Invest One Day, Conquer Your Mind & Live Your Best Life

    The Story Box

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 61:03


    Colin O'Brady is a ten-time world record breaking explorer, New York Times bestselling author of The Impossible First, speaker, entrepreneur, and expert on mindset. His mission: sharing his hard-earned wisdom to empower others to conquer their minds and unlock their best lives. Colin's highly publicized expeditions have been followed by millions and his work has been featured in The New York Times and Forbes and on The Tonight Show, the BBC, The Joe Rogan Experience, and NBC's Today. His feats include the world's first solo, unsupported, and fully human-powered crossing of Antarctica, speed records for the Explorers Grand Slam and the Seven Summits, and the first human-powered ocean row across Drake Passage. He regularly speaks on mindset and high performance at Fortune 100 companies such as Nike, Google, and Amazon and at top universities including Harvard, Yale, and UPenn. His TEDx talk has nearly 3 million views. He's also the cofounder of 29029 Everesting. Native to the Pacific Northwest, he now lives in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with his wife, Jenna Besaw, and their dog, Jack. Engage with Colin and his work @ColinOBrady or at ColinOBrady.com. Visit 12HourWalk.com and IG @12HourWalk, and download the 12HourWalk app to join the movement!The 12-Hour Walk Book Here: Amazon US Pre-order my new book 'The Path of an Eagle: How To Overcome & Lead After Being Knocked Down'.► AMAZON US► AMAZON AUSSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/thestorybox. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Breaking Down Patriarchy
    Breaking Down Patriarchy in the Arts & Sciences – with Shannon Christie and JoCee Holladay Porter

    Breaking Down Patriarchy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 49:26


    On today's episode we're going to be exploring the systems of patriarchy at work in the sciences and the arts, hearing from two special guests – computer engineer JoCee Holladay Porter & artist Shannon Christie - as they help us reckon with both sides of this double-edged sword. Shannon Christie (she/her) is a social worker, artist and writer, and the founder of Ragtag Magazine, a web publication focused on creativity and community in the Pacific Northwest. When she has any amount of free time, she loves trying new Thai restaurants, doting on her houseplants, and collecting shiny rocks. JoCee Porter (she/her) is a computer engineer and a wannabe science communicator. She runs a book club highlighting female authors in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

    RocknRoll Beer Guy
    EP290 - Anthony Lucero

    RocknRoll Beer Guy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 61:54


    EP290 is the return of Anthony Lucero from Cult Leader. We talk about their new split EP with END "Gather & Mourn", his lyrics, becoming a father, new Cult Leader music, his artwork, creating art for AEW's House of Black & Malakai's Black Mass clothing brand and much more! Cheers! Video: https://youtu.be/macRoayNEl0 Follow him: @useless.animal Follow Cult Leader: @cultleadermusic To request a commission and all things Anthony: https://linktr.ee/useless.animal PLEASE check out the Patreon page. Support the podcast and earn exclusive content like full audio interviews from Psycho Las Vegas from acts like Andrew WK, Red Fang, CKY and more. www.patreon.com/rrbg Sponsors! Kill Cliff The premier recovery & energy drinks come from Kill Cliff. Their Mango Tango comes with 25 MG of CBD and it's the perfect way to recover from a hard work out or to work on your yoga practice. Check out their variety of flavors and styles. https://killcliff.com/ Saint Joints Check out our friends at Saints Joints providing the Pacific Northwest with carefully crafted Mixed Strain Joint packs. Featuring artwork from artists such as Skinner. Thunderking Coffee The best coffee in Southern California...period. Roasted in Costa Mesa, they are huge supporters of live music, collaborate with Violent Gentlemen, great people, family owned and seriously the most delicious coffee beans you can get. Pick some up now at: www.thunderkingcoffee.com

    PNW Haunts & Homicides
    Episode 70: It Happened on a Monday

    PNW Haunts & Homicides

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 78:30


    Nobody likes Mondays, it's a bit of a trope from Garfield to Office Space there's a wide array of example of social and artistic commentary about how much they suck. Today's story is about what appeared to be a simple, and for most people, nearly everyday occurrence of conflict in traffic. This encounter turned deadly for Herman Leslie Graham III in an instant. But this story isn't just about road rage, as tempting a thought as it might be. Once you hear the whole story it's pretty hard to argue that a force far more insidious wasn't at work somehow. We'd like to think that our society has progressed in amazing ways but the truth is that terrible things can still happen in broad daylight.Virginia Barreda Twitter - @vbarreda2Indie Drop-In Network  featured our Pittock Mansion episode on Scary Time! Three's a Crime  featured us on their SummerCrime Showcase! This week we shared a promo for Freaky AF Podcast! If you're enjoying our podcast, please consider leaving a rating & review on Apple Podcasts. It helps get us seen by more creepy people just like you!  Find us on Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok, Patreon,  & more!  If you have any true crime, paranormal, or witchy stories you'd like to share with us & possibly have them read (out loud) on an episode, email us at pnwhauntsandhomicides@gmail.com or use this link.  Another great way to support the show is by making a one time donation through BuyMeACoffee.Intro/Outro Music from Uppbeat License I74RAVIRTFQ4CRXE AD Music from Uppbeat License YWG9BPO0I7XYQBBQ. Cover art by Chris & Cassie. Pastebin: for sources. Support the show

    Badass Basic Bitch
    Life Lessons from Single Mom, Cancer Warrior, and Woman in Tech, Heather Hunter

    Badass Basic Bitch

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 35:55


    Heather is a Pacific Northwest native who has grown her career and family in the heartland. Heather is a single mom who holds an MBA with 20+ years of experience in technology sales and leadership. She is a cancer warrior, Killiamjaro climber,  yogi, and dabbles in career coaching/mentoring in her spare time. Listen in as Brianna dives into Heather's journey and how her life experiences propelled her into taking back control of her own life.

    That Witch Life
    Episode 149: Shenanigans Magick With Mat Auryn

    That Witch Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 72:49 Very Popular


    At the tail end of the Pacific Northwest heatwave, we gathered with our TWL Squad for a virtual gathering full of shenanigans. On the agenda includes the first annual Kanani Awards for "best and worst things that are out there."  We also play a game: "Is it a Tori Amos Lyric or Something Courtney Said To/About An Ex?", which includes a special surprise appearance by Mat Auryn! We talk about leading public festivals and building a Pagan community that includes children. Plus, we announce our line-up for So Mote That Con '22! On Patreon: Ad-free version of this show!  Get 10% off at CucinaAurora.com for AMAZING, Magickally-infused olive oils and other food products, or Dawn Hunt's new cookbook, “A Kitchen Witch's Guide to Love and Romance.” Enter WITCHLIFE2022 at checkout. Visit Jasmine Pearl Tea Company and treat yourself to a beautiful blend. Save 10% with coupon code WITCH2022!  For gorgeous, Magickal, talisman jewelry pieces made FOR Witches, by Witches at blessedbemagick.com Use code WITCHLIFE15 and save 15%! Show notes and audio transcript at thatwitchlife.com Support the podcast:  patreon.com/thatwitchlife ko-fi.com/thatwitchlifepodcast etsy.com/shop/thatwitchlifepodcast        

    Bugs In The Basement
    Carpophilus Lugubris aka The Dusky Sap Beetle

    Bugs In The Basement

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 78:52


    Recorded live on August 4th, 2022   Two people making music on the fly… Bugs In The Basement creates improvised musical journeys from an array of vintage and handmade instruments to modern technologies. Recorded live from our basement studio in the Pacific Northwest, each week we experiment in the process of making exploratory music and soundscapes. Unmixed, unedited and unapologetic. www.bugsinthebasement.com

    Soundside
    Move over 'Sleepless in Seattle,' it's time for 'A Splash of Love '

    Soundside

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 19:49


    A new summer flick has entered the canon of great Pacific Northwest love stories, and this one has orcas.

    Federal Newscast
    New locality-pay adjustments will impact thousands of federal workers

    Federal Newscast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 8:55


    (8/8/22) - In today's Federal Newscast: The IRS is about to get additional billions in its budget for added enforcement. Some feds in the West and Pacific Northwest expect some locality pay to be in their future. And a new report finds that federal employees' salaries are often much lower than their private-sector peers.

    Great Outdoors from WGN Radio 720
    Conservation Reserve Program and salmon in the Pacific Northwest

    Great Outdoors from WGN Radio 720

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2022


    On this airing of The Great Outdoors, Charlie Potter spoke on how we cannot afford the consequences of having the Conservation Reserve Program diminished as well as the smaller salmon across the Pacific Northwest.

    Caching in the NorthWest
    470: The Week in Between

    Caching in the NorthWest

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 66:59


    Welcome to Caching in the NorthWest!  The official podcast GeoWoodstock 18 in the great Pacific NorthWest. Each week we will talk about caches and cachers from here and around the globe. So while you're wondering when school starts again, we will be Caching in the NorthWest. We want you to ask your hosts interesting questions. We are calling this, At LAST!, or Listeners Asked Some Things. Send an email to feedback@CachingNW.com, call into 253-693-TFTC. Call us with your feedback at (253) 693-TFTC Or visit the website at https://CachingNW.com

    Dawgman Radio
    DawgmanRadio: Day Three Goes to the Defense

    Dawgman Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2022 32:20


    The guys from Dawgman.com - Kim Grinolds and Chris Fetters - broke down what they saw from a spirited Saturday practice at Husky Stadium, a Chamber of Commerce day where the coaches set the tone vocally and by the end the defense responded by making big plays. The guys on the defensive side included cornerback Jordan Perryman, DL Voi Tunuufi, LB Kris Moll and Daniel Heimuli, and EDGE players Bralen Trice, Zion Tupuola-Fetui, and Maurice Heims. In the first part of the pod, the guys break down the quarterback battle and where it stands. Is the job Michael Penix's to lose? Each quarterback - Penix, Dylan Morris, and Sam Huard - have had a day where they have been the one to shine. Day One it was Penix, followed by Huard, and then today it was Dylan Morris. The sophomore had a number of strong plays, including strikes to Ja'Lynn Polk, Devin Culp and Jack Westover that showed Morris has everything physically it takes to handle the job. But not one of the quarterbacks looked great during the final team period, the first one during fall camp with referees, chain gang, the whole thing. The defense shut them down every time. So is it a matter of Penix just maintaining a slender lead while all three continue to split reps? Or have Morris and Huard made gains on the former Indiana star? After a quick break, Grinolds and Fetters break down what they saw from the receivers, running backs, and tight ends. And then they provide their final thoughts on another day bathed in beautiful Pacific Northwest sunshine. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Dreamvisions 7 Radio Network
    The Story Walking Radio Hour with Wendy Fachon

    Dreamvisions 7 Radio Network

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 57:28


    Voice of the Forest: Guest Matthew Largess, President & Founder, Largess Forestry Nationally renowned Matthew “Twig” Largess founded his business, Largess Forestry, Inc., in 1986. His company is dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and education of the Earth's forests while enhancing awareness and knowledge of the natural world. A Rhode Island native, Matt studied forestry at Paul Smith's College, and spent his younger years as a logger, cutting down some of the biggest trees on the earth in the Pacific Northwest, before discovering his calling to become the “Voice of the Forest” and preserve and protect our magnificent trees. He is an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist and a full time environmentalist. Trees are the true guardians of our planet. They provide shade to protect understory plants, animals and people from the burning sun, and they cool the climate. They absorb carbon dioxide from the air and transform it into oxygen, food, wood, leaf compost and so much more. Trees take care of us and connect us in spirit and with Spirit. Trees are an essential resource we must care for in return. In this episode we explore the many ways we can engage with and support our magnificent trees and forests. INFORMATION RESOURCES Largess Forestry website - http://www.largessforestry.com Central Falls Reforestation Project - http://www.largessforestry.com/centralfallsreforestationproject Education Tree Walks - http://www.largessforestry.com/tree-walks Norway Maple vs. Sugar Maple - https://wendyfachon.blog/2022/07/09/norway-maple-vs-sugar-maple/ Food Forest Abundance website - https://foodforestabundance.com/get-started/?ref=WENDYFACHON Learn more at www.storywalking.com ,  https://netwalkri.com email wendy@netwalkri.com or call 401 529-6830. Connect with Wendy to order copies of Fiddlesticks, The Angel Heart or Storywalker Wild Plant Magic Cards. Subscribe to Wendy's blog Writing with Wendy at www.wendyfachon.blog. Join Wendy on facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/StoryWalkingRadio

    Future Prairie Radio
    S5E6: The Garden of the Future with Jesse Carsten

    Future Prairie Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 27:58


    Poet, performer, musician, mythologist, educator, and psychospiritual intuitive Jesse Carsten on creating joyful, eclectic song collages that embrace the experimental singer-songwriter tradition of the Pacific Northwest.

    The SALT Shaker Podcast
    Scoping out locally administered sales and accommodation taxes

    The SALT Shaker Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 29:10


    In this episode of the SALT Shaker Podcast policy series, Eversheds Sutherland Partner and host Nikki Dobay welcomes Stephanie Gilfeather, Director of Indirect Tax at Expedia Group. Together, they discuss the recently released STRI (State Tax Research Institute, an affiliate of COST) study entitled Locally Administered Sales and Accommodations Taxes: Do They Comport with Wayfair? The study addresses the compliance challenges faced by businesses subject to locally administered taxes, and features a forward authored by Nikki and fellow SALT Partner Jeff Friedman. Stephanie and Nikki cover the legal framework and constitutional concerns surrounding locally administered taxes, focusing on locally administered accommodation taxes. They also discuss the possible solutions to ease the burdens businesses required to comply with these taxes face.  This week, Nikki's surprise nontax question goes west. What is your favorite thing about the Pacific Northwest? The Eversheds Sutherland SALT team has been engaged in state tax policy work for years, tracking tax legislation, helping clients gauge the impact of various proposals, drafting talking points and rewriting legislation. This series, which is focused on SALT policy issues, is hosted by Partner Nikki Dobay, who has an extensive background in tax policy. Questions or comments? Email SALTonline@eversheds-sutherland.com. You can also subscribe to receive our regular updates hosted on the SALT Shaker blog.

    Get The Hell Out of Your Life
    My Vacation; 7 Life Lessons

    Get The Hell Out of Your Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 26:22


    My wife and I traveled to the Pacific Northwest for a well needed vacation. I share 7 of our adventures, but more importantly, a life lesson for each one.  The theme of today's show is, It's Never Too Late For a New Beginning.

    Meaningful Marketplace Podcast
    #122 On Cloud Nine - Sierra Thomas, Pink Cloud Beverages

    Meaningful Marketplace Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 48:40


    Recently launched at The Good Food Mercantile and The Portland Night Market, Portland, Oregon, in April, 2022, Pink Cloud Beverages is out to change the attitude on drinking and enjoying it. Without alcohol. Sierra Thomas is founder driving force behind this beverage product line that is much more than a delicious drink. Being very new as a company, Pink Cloud Beverages is currently targeting Portland's elite chefs, of which there is an impressive list, and selling at select small grocery stores in the Portland area and online from their website. As their website says, Pink Cloud is made with love in the Pacific Northwest, Oregon. Now for the story behind the impetus for Sierra to take on such a world-changing challenge. In 2010, she stopped drinking alcohol while working in the music and media industries, where it was “party time” pretty much all the time (Sierra compares it to the “Mad Men” series). There were challenges to being sober in that industry, as the non-alcoholic choices were few. But her wellness had taken a back seat from the fast pace of her career and it was time to put her health first. With all the entertaining she did as part of her job, it was hard to carve out a non-alcoholic beverage at a bar, restaurant or hotel at that time. She then got out, graduated from schools in Oahu, Hawaii, and was contacted by a friend who had grown up in the area. Her friend knew Sierra was having trouble sleeping and adjusting to her sobriety, and suggested she research the health benefits of CBD. The stigma of associating CBD with the intoxicant THC from the same hemp plant was in Sierra's mind, as she did not want to abort her recovery, But when she found that pure CBD had amazing natural healing powers and was not addictive, she became a convert. Then, driving back from a New Year's Eve party with husband and friends, the idea for the company was born. Sierra had been mixing CBD with other flavors to make mocktails, and her husband turned to her and said basically, “Why not make start a company with all these drinks you're inventing?”. After laughing, Sierra had the idea settle and then the fire to start a company consumed her. The name, Pink Cloud, is a term known by those in recovery. The first couple of months of sobriety bring a feeling of euphoria and clarity that is truly a rebirth. The euphoria of course gives way to the day-to-day of living at some point, but is always a memory of having come through the hard part of becoming sober. Sierra has added her own term to the process, “sober curious”, meaning, if you are addicted to alcohol but curious about being sober, then experiment. Try just one day being sober. If that works, try another, then another; you get the point. Sierra's market appears to be growing. Pink Cloud appeals to a growing group of non-drinkers who want to enjoy the social side of drinking without anxiety or the negative effects alcohol has on our mind and body. The goal is to create inclusion and normalize sober drinking as a movement so people can take pleasure in a refreshing adult beverage over a good meal, concert, just like they would with wine, seltzer, and cocktails. The company's mission is global, too. They are passionate about the beaches they love and have dedicated 1% of Gross Sales to go back to protect our oceans from the challenges threatening the vitality of the ecosystem. Pink Cloud Beverages website: https://pinkcloudbeverages.com/pages/faqs Social media: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/pinkcloudbeverages/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/pinkcloudbeverages/ Pinterest - https://www.pinterest.com/pinkcloudbeverages/ TikTok (not active yet) - https://www.tiktok.com/@pinkcloudbeverages Our hosts: Twitter - @sarahmasoni and @spicymarshall, Instagram - @masoniandmarshall

    Addicted Fishing Podcast
    Salmon Fishing Seasons In the Pacific Northwest

    Addicted Fishing Podcast

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 17:17


    Pacific Northwest Salmon Fishing Seasons and More!  ▶ Follow Us On Instagram: http://bit.ly/addictedfishingIG ▶ Help Us GROW!

    AXiNsider by Airport Experience® News
    Ep. 123 - Khalia Moore, Senior Manager Airport Dining & Retail, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

    AXiNsider by Airport Experience® News

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 27:18


    A 10-year-old retail kiosk program aimed at providing opportunities for local small or ACDBE-certified retail business owners to test concepts at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is expanding, adding space for food and beverage operators to do the same. Those who pass through SEA's introductory program, which is largely financed by the airport, can move on to the program's intermediate level before each side decides whether to make a long-term commitment and investment. Two of the original participants – Seattle Chocolate and Planewear – have graduated to inline stores with full-length leases.   “This gives us an opportunity to change up the menus, to be able to offer potentially some more ethnic cuisines that really represent all the various ethnicities and diversity of the Seattle area and the Pacific Northwest.”

    RocknRoll Beer Guy
    EP289 - Victor Henry

    RocknRoll Beer Guy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 62:14


    EP289 is with special guest, professional MMA fighter, Victor Henry. We talk about his UFC debut, training with the Warmaster Josh Barnett, his upbringing, discovering his love for the fight game and more! Cheers! Follow him: @victorhenrymma PLEASE check out the Patreon page. Support the podcast and earn exclusive content like full audio interviews from Psycho Las Vegas from acts like Andrew WK, Red Fang, CKY and more. www.patreon.com/rrbg Sponsors! Kill Cliff The premier recovery & energy drinks come from Kill Cliff. Their Mango Tango comes with 25 MG of CBD and it's the perfect way to recover from a hard work out or to work on your yoga practice. Check out their variety of flavors and styles. https://killcliff.com/ Saint Joints Check out our friends at Saints Joints providing the Pacific Northwest with carefully crafted Mixed Strain Joint packs. Featuring artwork from artists such as Skinner. Thunderking Coffee The best coffee in Southern California...period. Roasted in Costa Mesa, they are huge supporters of live music, collaborate with Violent Gentlemen, great people, family owned and seriously the most delicious coffee beans you can get. Pick some up now at: www.thunderkingcoffee.com  

    New Books Network
    Laurie Buchanan, "Iconoclast: A Sean Mcpherson Novel" (Sparkpress, 2022)

    New Books Network

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 25:22


    A trained killer without a drop of human compassion shows up early in Laurie Buchanan's second Sean McPherson thriller (Iconoclast (Spark Press 2022)). She has no problem murdering a woman and taking her place at a writer's retreat in beautiful Washington State. But she's controlled by a Seattle-based crime family that is spreading its tentacles across the Bellingham Bay, a perfect location for trafficking drugs and people across the Pacific Ocean. The book opens with the murder of a priest, who turns out to be the brother of the retreat's proprietor, and a gourmet cook. The lovely Pine and Quill offers several cabins, one for each writer, and enticing-sounding gourmet meals. The iconoclast is there to kill someone who might know too much, and it takes some time before Sean McPherson, a former cop, is pulled in. Can he save his fiancé and protect the other guests? Laurie Buchanan, who earned a PhD in Holistic Health with a emphasis in energy medicine from National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon, writes the Sean McPherson novels— fast-paced thrillers set in the Pacific Northwest that feature a trifecta of malice and the pursuit and cost of justice. A cross between Dr. Dolittle, Nanny McPhee, and a type-A Buddhist, Buchanan is an active listener, observer of details, payer of attention, reader and writer of books, kindness enthusiast, and red licorice aficionado. Her books have won multiple awards, including Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Gold Winner, International Book Award Gold Winner, National Indie Excellence Awards Winner, Crime Fiction/Suspense Eric Hoffer Awards Finalist, PenCraft Award for Literary Excellence, and CLUE Book Awards finalist Suspense/Thriller Mysteries. In addition to reading, her passions include long walks, bicycling, camping, and photography— because sometimes the best word choice is a picture. G.P. Gottlieb is the author of the Whipped and Sipped Mystery Series and a prolific baker of healthful breads and pastries. Please contact her through her website (GPGottlieb.com). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/new-books-network

    Think Out Loud
    Arrival of AC Units for At-Risk Residents Delayed Amid Summer Heat

    Think Out Loud

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 10:16


    Last year's heat dome claimed nearly 100 lives in Oregon as temperature records shattered throughout the state and the Pacific Northwest. The deaths prompted Oregon lawmakers earlier this year to allocate $5 million to the Oregon Health Authority to purchase and distribute air conditioning units to at-risk, low-income Oregonians who get their healthcare through public plans like Medicare. But as the Salem Statesman Journal reports, at the start of last week's heat wave, only a third of the 3,000 units the Oregon Health Authority told lawmakers it would purchase had arrived. The agency was also unable to specify how many units were actually delivered directly to residents or through community-based organizations. Salem Statesman Journal reporter Claire Withycombe joins us to talk about the reasons for the delay.

    The Garage Street Journal
    TGSJ: The Shipwreck That Inspired The Goonies

    The Garage Street Journal

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 42:49


    There's a stretch of shoreline in the Pacific Northwest known as the "Graveyard of the Pacific". Recently there has been a discovery of the ship thought to have inspired Spielberg to make The Goonies.

    Our Hen House
    Coextinction w/ Gloria Pancrazi & Michael Bronner

    Our Hen House

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2022 71:11


    Documentary filmmaker Gloria Pancrazi and Michael Bronner of Dr. Bronner's join us this week for a conversation about the recent film, Coextinction. We discuss the stars of the film: the Southern Resident Orcas of the Pacific Northwest who are currently facing extinction and the salmon, whose brutal exploitation is contributing to the to the starvation of the orca and other wildlife. … The post Coextinction w/ Gloria Pancrazi & Michael Bronner appeared first on Our Hen House.

    PBS NewsHour - Segments
    News Wrap: Stifling heat persists across Pacific Northwest

    PBS NewsHour - Segments

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 5:47


    In our new wrap Friday, extreme heat in the Pacific Northwest kept temperatures at or above 100 degrees again with extreme condition expected through the weekend, another major inflation gauge is pointing to price hikes for some time to come, Exxon-Mobil and Chevron reported record profits, and shelling in the eastern Donetsk region killed scores of Ukrainian prisoners of war. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders