People who are anxious about the possibility of their property taxes going up have a new resource to turn to. King County just launched a web site to allow homeowners to appeal their property valuations electronically. They can use the site to look up comparable sales and submit that information along with the appeal.
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- Jazz vocalist Patricia Barber at Alix Goolden Hall, sponsored by KPLU
- June 27, 7:30 p.m.
- Part of the TD Victoria International JazzFest
Chicago’s Patricia Barber is a uniquely talented singer/songwriter/pianist who brilliantly straddles the junction of jazz and blues (with a few pop songs like “Ode To Billie Joe” thrown in for good measure).
The Washington Transportation Department says a temporary span on the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge should open this week, less than a month since a section of the bridge collapsed.
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- EXHIBITION: Great Art on Screen
- Featured event is Munch 150 from the Munch Museum & National Museum, Oslo
- Passes are for June 27, 7:30 p.m. at select theaters
EXHIBITION: Great Art on Screen is a new theatrical series of events, bringing the world’s greatest art exhibitions to cinema screens worldwide. EXHIBITION will feature the world’s foremost upcoming art exhibitions, creatively captured especially for the big screen.
KPLU's Summer Jazz Brunch Cruise is Sunday, August 25. Join us for a relaxing, two-and-a-half hour cruise on Elliott Bay aboard the Royal Argosy.
Enjoy a scrumptious all-you-can-eat brunch, spectacular views, and great music from this year's special guest artist--one of the finest up-and-coming international jazz talents and freshest voices to come along in years--Halie Loren--performing with her quartet.
KPLU's Jazz Brunch Cruises are a summertime favorite for Northwest residents and out-of-town guests.
This year's cruise will be emceed by KPLU jazz host Kevin Kniestedt. The boat leaves Seattle's Pier 56 at 10:30 a.m. and returns at 1 p.m. Tickets are $65.
Get detailed information and purchase your tickets HERE.
Thanks to the LaConner Chamber of Commerce for their support.
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One way young kids learn to organize the world is by dividing it into living and non-living things. But now that robots vacuum our floors and smart phones talk back to us, do children think of technology as alive? A team of Washington researchers is exploring how kids interact with robots, and what that might reveal about both their brains and ours.
Hanging drywall is a dirty, hard job. And 250 workers at Summit Drywall, Inc., based in Issaquah, say it was even worse for them because they didn’t get paid the wages they were due.
The U.S. Department of Labor is suing Summit Drywall on behalf of the workers, claiming the company failed to pay minimum wage and time and a half for overtime.
This week is the start of summer vacation for a lot of students in the Puget Sound area. It's a time to relax, go to camps and have fun.
But for children who come from families that don't have a lot of money these next few months are when they often fall behind in their reading skills.
Bert Wilson was an inspiration, mentor, and brilliant saxophonist who passed on June 6 in Olympia at age 73. Some of his large output of music was featured on Jazz Northwest on Sunday June 16 at 2 PM Pacific on 88.5 KPLU and kplu.org. Although not widely known to the jazz public, he was sought out by saxophonists who regarded him as a guru of improvisation, extended techniques and the history of the instrument.