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KNKX Public Radio is working to keep you updated on the latest developments of the outbreak of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. In addition to bringing you daily stories and updates on air during Morning Edition and All Things Considered, we’ve compiled a list of comprehensive resources. You can find the latest numbers from officials tracking confirmed cases, as well as up-to-date announcements from agencies responding to the pandemic. If you have questions that aren’t answered here, or ideas about people we should talk to or stories we should cover, email outreach@knkx.org. We’ve also started a podcast, Transmission, about life in the heart of this outbreak. You can subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

Transmission Podcast
Adrian Florez / KNKX

Transmission is a podcast about life at the heart of an epidemic. As the nation copes with the unfolding Coronavirus pandemic, hear what it’s like in the Pacific Northwest, at the vanguard of the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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There were no passengers on this King County Metro bus Wednesday morning, March 11, 2020.
Parker Miles Blohm / KNKX

UPDATE, March 17, 2:15 p.m.: KNKX Public Radio is working to keep you updated on the latest developments of the outbreak of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. In addition to bringing you daily stories and updates on air during Morning Edition and All Things Considered, we’ve compiled a list of comprehensive resources.

You can find the latest numbers from officials tracking confirmed cases, as well as up-to-date announcements from agencies responding to the pandemic. If you have questions that aren’t answered here, or ideas about people we should talk to or stories we should cover, email outreach@knkx.org. We’ve also started a podcast, Transmission, about life in the heart of this outbreak. You can subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

NICOLAS LOFGREN

Multi-instrumentalist Nicolas Lofgren from Bainbridge High School on Bainbridge Island will take over Evening Jazz with Abe Beeson as guest DJ at 8 p.m. tonight (March 5). Nicolas is a senior and plays lead alto in the jazz band at his high school. He also plays clarinet, soprano and tenor saxophones. Listen to the show and read his Q&A. 


KNKX and TuneIn

Feb 24, 2020

TuneIn is currently having an issue delivering the KNKX stream. If you are using TuneIn to listen on a smart speaker or other device you may have trouble connecting to the broadcast. We are currently working on resolving the issue with TuneIn. Thank you for your patience. 

G. Alvarado

Saxophonist and singer G. Alvarado from Bellarmine Preparatory High School in Tacoma will join Abe Beeson as guest DJ during Evening Jazz at 8 p.m. tonight (Feb. 6). G. is a senior and does solo and trio performances outside of school. Listen to the show and read his Q&A and playlist. 


Angela Hsieh / NPR

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is delivering the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s 2020 State of the Union address. Watch her remarks live and follow a live annotation of her remarks, with fact checks and analysis from NPR reporters.

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Chelsea Beck / NPR

President Donald Trump is delivering the 2020 State of the Union address, which comes under the shadow of his impeachment trial. Watch his remarks live and follow a live annotation of his remarks, including fact checks and analysis from NPR reporters.

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ANNOTATION

Adrian Florez / KNKX

Homelessness on the West Coast is rising to crisis levels at a time of historic economic growth and prosperity. Why? KNKX Public Radio and The Seattle Times' Project Homeless spent one year in a city that’s grappling with homelessness. What’s it like to live outside for months on end? What’s it like when tents come to your neighborhood? What new solutions can city leaders find?

This is Outsiders.

Outsiders is available wherever you listen to podcasts. Subscribe now so you don't miss the first episode debuting Jan. 29.

ADRIAN FLOREZ / KNKX

KNKX and The Seattle Times’ Project Homeless team invite you to "Inside 'Outsiders:' What one city can teach us about homelessness" on March 3, 2020 at Town Hall Seattle. At "Inside 'Outsiders,'" we'll explore issues and questions covered in the podcast "Outsiders" and hear from the people who made it.

Annette Elizabeth Allen / NPR

The Senate is holding a trial on the impeachment of President Donald Trump, who is accused by the U.S. House of abusing his power and obstructing Congress. Each day of the trial will stream through this player as proceedings begin. At the conclusion of the trial, senators are expected to vote on whether Trump should be removed from office.

89.3 FM Port Angeles is currently experiencing a weather-related issue that is preventing a live signal from being broadcasted from our studios. Until snow melts, and the signal is restored, listeners will be hearing an all music backup broadcast.

Thank you for your patience!

ABE BEESON / KNKX

Trumpeter David Kaiser from Shorecrest High School in Shoreline will join Abe Beeson as guest DJ during Evening Jazz at 8 p.m. tonight (Jan. 2). David is a senior and play’s in the Shorecrest High School jazz band. Listen to his show and playlist. 


Liam James Doyle / NPR

The House of Representatives debates and votes on articles of impeachment against President Trump.

Drummer E.J. Brannan from Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds will join Abe Beeson as guest DJ during Evening Jazz at 8 p.m. tonight (Dec. 5). E.J. is a senior and play's in Edmond-Woodway's jazz band. Listen to his show and playlist.
 


Your $100 gift before midnight on Dec. 12 helps feed a child in need.

 

The KNKX Winter Backpack Drive is continuing for the fourth year in a row! Made possible in partnership with our generous listeners and with local hunger relief organization, Northwest Harvest, this annual campaign puts the “community” in independent, community radio. 

Save-the-date for GivingTuesday!:  December 3, 2019

GivingTuesday is just around the corner, and we’re excited to announce twogreat opportunities to increase your impact on this global day generosity!

This holiday season KNKX will do something a little different and A LOT more festive! Along with our usual mix of Christmas jazz, we will present NPR holiday music and storytelling specials. Beginning Christmas Eve, we will broadcast a mix of holiday music and storytelling throughout the night and Christmas Day. Our regular schedule of programming, including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Fresh Air will return on Thursday, Dec. 26.

Here’s a rundown of all the holiday cheer you’ll hear on KNKX:

Dec. 20

WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY FOR THE CONCERT, SO PLEASE TUNE IN TO HEAR THE LIVE BROADCAST!

'Tis the season!  This year's KNKX Holiday Jam Concert and Live Broadcast will take place on Monday, Dec. 2 from 7-8 p.m. in a new location—the Meydenbauer Center Theatre in downtown Bellevue.  Also new this year: the free concert features music from the timeless and light-hearted holiday classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas.

ABE BEESON / KNKX

Saxophonist Ethan Buck at Tahoma High School in Maple Valley joins Abe Beeson tonight (Nov. 7) in the 8 o' clock hour as guest DJ during Evening Jazz. Ethan is a senior and plays in Tahoma's jazz band. Listen to the show and read his playlist. 
 


Seattle City Council incumbent Kshama Sawant speaks Tuesday at an election night party with her supporters.
Parker Miles Blohm / KNKX

KNKX Public Radio is fanning out across the region for 2019 general election coverage. They’re your eyes and ears on the ground, talking with candidates and voters regarding results and reaction. Check back for updates as this coverage develops tonight and in the coming days. If you haven’t already, catch up on our latest election coverage

Annette Elizabeth Allen / NPR

The U.S. House of Representatives is voting to formalize its ongoing impeachment inquiry. The resolution before lawmakers outlines the next steps in their investigation. Watch the debate and vote on the House floor live.

The word is out — KNKX is a finalist for “Best Radio Station” in the Best of Western Washington contest run by Evening Magazine. The contest, in which the public votes for their favorites in a variety of categories, has been an annual feature on Evening Magazine for many years.

A worker at Goose Point oyster growers in Grays Harbor County.
Parker Miles Blohm / KNKX

A U.S. judge has thrown out a federal permit for the Washington state shellfish industry that failed to comply with environmental regulations.

With a portion of the broken crane on the roof behind, workers suspended in a basket survey the damage left on the building when the crane atop it collapsed a day earlier, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Seattle.
Elaine Thompson / The Associated Press

Updated Oct. 18.

Washington state on Thursday fined three companies for their roles in a crane collapse that killed four people in Seattle last April, with officials calling it “totally avoidable,” and Seattle Police confirmed that they have opened a criminal investigation.

ABE BEESON / KNKX

Guitarist Faye Alesse from Roosevelt High School in Seattle joins Abe Beeson tonight (Oct. 10) at 8 p.m. as guest DJ during Evening Jazz. Faye is a junior and plays in Roosevelt's jazz band. Listen to the show and read her Q&A and playlist. 


Liam James Doyle / NPR

Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire is testifying before the House intelligence committee about a whistleblower complaint reportedly connected to President Trump's communication with Ukraine's president. Lawmakers have demanded to see the complaint, which had been withheld.

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