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Council Edition: Teresa Mosqueda on reset with White House, "hazard pay" & more

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda on Council Edition

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda joins the first Council Edition of the new year to weigh in on expectations under a new U.S. president, a proposed boost in "hazard pay" for certain workers during the pandemic, and ideas on how to resolve a stalemate with the Seattle's largest police union, whose contract is now expired. 


Set sail with new novel "The Voyage of the Morning Light"

Book Lust with Nancy Pearl featuring Marina Endicott

Adventure, injustice, and reflections on the present time await readers in Marina Endicott’s new novel "The Voyage of the Morning Light." Endicott shares with Book Lust host Nancy Pearl the heartbreaking story that inspired the book’s plot and why she felt compelled to tell it from the perspective of a skeptical little sister.

All Aboard

Vexed over vaccines on City Inside/Out

A patient receives a COVID-19 vaccine

Multiple COVID-19 vaccines are being administered locally and across the country. But the vaccine rollout is tempered by worries over access and safety. City Inside/Out addresses community concerns, misinformation, and the likelihood of widespread immunity by fall.

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Kobe Bell tolls to mark 400,000 U.S. COVID deaths

Kobe Bell is rung to remember COVID-19 victims

This week marked one year since the first U.S. case of COVID-19 was reported here in the Seattle area. On Tuesday, in coordination with a national remembrance, Seattle Center’s Kobe Bell rang out 40 times, reflecting the roughly 4,000 lives lost here in Washington and the more than 400,000 lives lost nationally.

Honor & Remember

Dr. King inspires "Creating the Beloved Community"

Martin Luther King, Jr.

King County marked namesake Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's legacy with a virtual celebration reflecting on the theme "Creating the Beloved Community." Hear from King County leaders, a performance of "Lift Every Voice and Sing," a keynote delivered by Dr. Ben Danielson, and more.

Legacy of Love

The enduring legacy of the Chickasaw Nation & its people

The Life of Te Ata Thompson Fisher

Two documentaries highlight the enduring legacy of the Chickasaw Nation and its people. “First Encounter” explores the actions taken by Chickasaws in 1541 during their first contact with Europeans. The documentary highlights the encounters, struggles and perseverance of the Chickasaw people throughout the attempted conquest by Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto.

Watch "First Encounter" 

The documentary "Bearer of the Morning: The Life of Te Ata Thompson Fisher" follows the life of Mary “Te Ata” Thompson Fisher as she embraces the Chickasaw tradition of storytelling and transforms herself into the world-renowned performer, Te Ata.

Watch "Bearer of the Morning"