Seattle Times criminal justice reporter Steve Miletich joins Daniel Beekman from The Seattle Times and Simone Alicea from KNKX to discuss his recently story about Seattle police officer's ruse and the tragedy that followed.
Seattle Times investigative reporter Daniel Gilbert discusses his stunning recent series, 'Public Crisis, Private Toll,' which explored the hidden costs of Washington's mental-health industry expansion.
Journalist Leah Sottile, whose Bundyville podcast has delved into extremist anti-government activity across the American West, joins The Overcast to discuss the recent release of an investigative report accusing Washington state Rep. Matt Shea
Seattle Times Eastside reporter Paige Cornwell chats about elections which saw one of the first Muslim woman elected to a WA City Council, plus a tax vote in Medina, a doggy doo crisis in Kirkland, and more.
Kan Qiu from the Reject Referendum 88 campaign joins the show describe why his side wants to repeal Washington's new affirmative-action law. Next week, The Overcast plans to talk with the law's proponents.
Seattle Times City Hall reporter Daniel Beekman fields questions from Times politics reporter Jim Brunner and KNKX 88.5 reporter Simone Alicea about Seattle's City Council races ahead of the Aug. 6. primary election.
Seattle-based journalist and author David Neiwert discuss his reporting on right-wing extremism, including his book "Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump." The book's cover recently got Neiwert kicked off Twitter.
First-term state Sen. Joe Nguyen, D-Seattle, talks about facing down lobbyists and other eye-opening experiences as one of the first two Vietnamese Americans - and few people of color - in the Washington Legislature.
Hillary Franz, Washington state's Commissioner of Public Lands, joins Seattle Times reporter Jim Brunner and KNKX 88.5 reporter Simone Alicea to discuss the 2019 wildfire season and her political future.
Seattle Times reporter Vianna Davila discusses her recent story on Vital, a local program for people who are repeatedly booked into jail for property crime or drug offenses and who are struggling with serious mental illness and chemical depende
State Rep. Nicole Macri, D-Seattle, joins hosts Jim Brunner and Daniel Beekman to discuss efforts in the Legislature this session to reform Washington's eviction laws. Tenants now can be evicted for non-payment in just three days.
Hosts Jim Brunner and Dan Beekman celebrate their 100th episode, discuss whether Howard Schultz will run for president and hear from education reporter Dahlia Bazzaz about the two public-schools levies on Seattle's February ballot.