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This organization has been inspiring youth, transforming lives for four decades

Breakfast Club luncheon

"There are fine young men growing up as roses in the midst of the concrete." For more than four decades, The Breakfast Group has been inspiring, empowering, and tapping into the potential of Seattle-area youth of color. The all-volunteer non-profit organization mentors young men to help them achieve their goals of education, employment, leadership, and community connection.

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Herbold, Tavel debate homelessness, public safety & more on City Inside/Out

Brian Callanan with District 1 Councilmember Lisa Herbold and her challenger  Phil Tavel

Live in West Seattle or South Park? Hear from Seattle City Council District 1 incumbent Lisa Herbold and her challenger Phil Tavel. The two joined City Inside/Out host Brian Callanan to discuss a range of issues including growth, homelessness, light rail expansion to West Seattle, public safety and more.

Visit City Inside/Out through October to watch debates between candidates running for Seattle City Council.

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Seattle author Garth Stein opens up about his next book on Civic Cocktail

Seattle author Garth Stein

“If you could take anything away from the book, I think that we should all learn to treat each other more like dogs.” Hear more from Seattleite and best-selling author Garth Stein. He recently joined Civic Cocktail to discuss his popular novel "The Art of Racing in the Rain," and he also revealed tidbits about his next novel.

Civic Cocktail also hosted King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg and University of Washington Professor Christopher S. Parker, where the two discussed trends in violence linked to white supremacy and what’s being done to combat it.

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A Norse saga set in the Pacific Northwest

Karl Marlantes and Nancy Pearl

"I started thinking, I wonder what it would be like to transfer a [Norse] saga to the Northwest?" Karl Marlantes speaks with Nancy Pearl about his new novel "Deep River," a family epic about Finnish immigrants settling in an early 1900s Pacific Northwest logging town.

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Before the Locks: Native American communities in Ballard's Salmon Bay

Native Americans in Ballard's Salmon Bay area

More than a century ago, Ballard’s Salmon Bay was home to several Native American villages. That all changed with the arrival of settlers and the construction of the Chittenden Locks and Lake Washington Ship Canal. This video from our archives tells the story of how Seattle-area tribes were affected by the building of the locks and canal.

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