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  • April 11
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  • Seattle

Diamonds in the Ether: Tuning In To Northwest Radio History

Look—and listen—back to the people, stations, and stories that made radio broadcasting a vital part of the culture of the Pacific Northwest. Innovations in technology, programming, and business as far back as the 1920s made radio in this remote corner a little bit different than the rest of the United States, and connected the people […]

  • When
  • 12:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 11, 2018
  • Where
  • Mirabella
    116 Fairview Ave. North
    Seattle, WA 98109 United States
  • April 11
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  • Pomeroy

The Truth and I: Reading Betty MacDonald in the Age of Memoir

Betty MacDonald burst onto the American literary scene in 1945 with her memoir, The Egg and I, a tartly witty tale about operating a chicken ranch on Washington’s dauntingly wild Olympic Peninsula. Betty’s vivacity, offbeat humor, and sparklingly irreverent take on life captured a public ready to laugh again after the grim, hard years of […]

  • When
  • 12:30 pm, Wednesday
    April 11, 2018
  • Where
  • Garfield County Senior Center
    695 Main Street
    Pomeroy, WA 99347 United States
  • April 11
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  • Leavenworth

H2OMG! Making Sense of Water Scarcity in an Insecure World

It feels like not a day goes by without a story in the news that relates to some water issue. Whether it’s lead in schools, drought in California, or dwindling snowpack in Washington, water scarcity is a challenge that needs our attention—now. In this talk led by economist and former Gates Foundation policy maker Rachel […]

  • When
  • 7:00 pm, Wednesday
    April 11, 2018
  • Where
  • Wenatchee River Institute
    347 Division Street
    Leavenworth, WA 98826 United States
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