A Visual History of Broadcast in Seattle

A century of launches, mergers, and bankruptcies that shaped our local media landscape.

01/25/2016 By Darren Davis


KUOWhat? Steve Scher's Sudden Departure

Steve Scher’s sudden split from the station raises some interesting questions about Seattle public radio.

08/01/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Tuesday Fizz: Based on Hopes and Prayers and Guesses

Tuesday Fizz featuring a Metro veto, KUOW fallout, and a pricey plane ticket.

06/10/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Rideshare Deal, Without Caps, in the Works

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Uber deal, pre-K funding, DelBene vs. the NSA, and a KUOW resignation.

06/09/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Sticking-Point Status

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring political will, Richard Sherman, and oil explosions.

01/27/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Obvious Solution

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring KUOW, the Eastside, Macklemore, and the real lefty in the race.

08/14/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Small Government Rhetoric

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Polls, denials, and subsidies.

11/30/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Gay Marriage Isn't Just for Western Washington Anymore

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Gay marriage takes the lead in Whitman County; Probst picks up a few votes in Vancouver; the rich get richer; and PubliCola on KUOW.

11/16/2012 By Morning Fizz

PubliCola Adds Life


The C is for Crank will be on KUOW today at 12:20

03/02/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Under Questioning from Board Members

Friday edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip starring: Jay Inslee, Susan Enfield, the state budget, and more.

09/09/2011 By Morning Fizz

This Washington

House Speaker Chopp: Open to Suspending 2/3 Rule Again

On KUOW, House speaker Frank Chopp indicates he'd be open to suspending the two-thirds rule to raise taxes in the upcoming legislative session.

09/02/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

The Anti-Woman Label

Morning Fizz: Republican women, identical press releases, paid sick leave, and Cola on KUOW.

06/23/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

A Neutral Observer of the News

Another flap on KUOW; budget cuts hit bikers; and the missing link may be missing no more.

06/03/2011 By Morning Fizz


KUOW Honcho Weighs In on Mass Dismissal; Mass Responds

Morning Fizz commenters---including KUOW news director Guy Nelson and ousted KUOW weatherman Cliff Mass---weigh in on the station's decision to discontinue appearances by meteorologist Cliff Mass, who wanted to expand his weather commentary to subjects li

05/25/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


KUOW Host Explains Decision to Cut Cliff Mass

Steve Scher says he didn't want Mass' weather broadcasts to veer into other topics.

05/20/2011 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Quotes

Friday Edition: KUOW dismisses Cliff Mass (pictured); more UW students arrested; 37th SIFF festival begins; and a provocative morning tweet from Mayor McGinn.

05/20/2011 By Morning Fizz


KUOW Debates Paid Sick Days

Should the city make all local employers provide paid sick leave?

05/03/2011 By Andrew Calkins


City Council Members Support Tunnel Lawsuit, Call McGinn's Focus on Tunnel "A Distraction"

On KUOW, three city council members accuse Mayor Mike McGinn of harming the city's relationship with the state, defend a city lawsuit to stop the anti-tunnel referendum, and dismiss concerns about the impact tolling the tunnel will have on city streets.

04/13/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

PubliCola Adds Life

BikeNerd on KUOW

PubliCola's BikeNerd, Josh Cohen, talks about the Lake City road diet on KUOW.

08/25/2010 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

They Need to be Controlled

Wednesday Fizz: McGinn's surprise guest list; KUOW's one-sided guest list; the state's lacking environmental regulations; and a shipment of Coke.

08/25/2010 By Morning Fizz