Kate O'Connell, KUOW

Kate O'Connell


Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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Past articles by Kate:

Smoke Makes It To Washington As British Columbia Burns

Ross Reynolds speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the worst fire season British Columbia has ever seen. And Gary Schneider, → Read More

How Would You Improve Transit In The Puget Sound Region?

Ross Reynolds speaks with King County Executive Dow Constantine, who also chairs the Sound Transit Board, about a planned transit expansion in the Puget → Read More

Why You Drive 'A Communistic System' On Seattle Roads

Ross Reynolds speaks with Mark Hallenbeck, director of the Washington State Transportation Center at the University of Washington, about whether the $16 → Read More

Washington Legislators Won't Give Up On Stricter Vaccine Laws

Ross Reynolds speaks with Washington state Rep. June Robinson, D-Everett, about her bill which would have stopped parents from opting out of vaccinating → Read More

Wenatchee Fire: Embers The Size Of Bread Loaves

Marcie Sillman speaks with Cal FitzSimmons, editor at The Wenatchee World, about the Sleepy Hollow fire that destroyed dozens of homes in Wenatchee. → Read More

What Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Means For Washington Couples

Ross Reynolds speaks with Peter Nicolas, professor of law at the University of Washington, about what the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage means → Read More

Dan Savage: What Gay Marriage Ruling Means To Me

Marcie Sillman speaks with The Stranger's Dan Savage about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling giving same-sex couples across the United States the right to → Read More

Same-Sex Marriage: 'I Never Thought It Would Happen In My Lifetime'

Marcie Sillman speaks with state Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu about her reaction to the legalization of same-sex marriage across the U.S. Yu presided over → Read More

Local Refugees Tell Their Stories Through Art

Marcie Sillman speaks with Erika Berg, creator of "Forced to Flee: Visual Stories by Refugee Youth from Burma," a book which compiles pictures describing → Read More

King County Heroin Deaths Up 58 Percent In 2014

Ross Reynolds speaks with Caleb Banta-Green, a senior researcher at the University of Washington's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute and lead author of a → Read More

Doctor Pushes For More Privatized Health Care In British Columbia

Ross Reynolds speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about one doctor's push for more privatized health care in British Columbia. Also → Read More

Seattle Is Getting A Poetic New Post

Marcie Sillman speaks with Elizabeth Austen, Washington state poet laureate, about a new poetry post in Seattle. The city will name a civic poet for Seattle by early August. → Read More

Who Should Pay For Seattle's Transportation Levy?

Ross Reynolds speaks with Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata about his alternative transportation levy proposal. The mayor's transportation levy aims → Read More

One Possible Solution To The Affordable Housing Struggle

Ross Reynolds speaks with Tim Burgess, president of the Seattle City Council, about one piece of legislation which could help preserve existing affordable → Read More

Women's World Cup To Kick Off In Canada Amid FIFA Scandals

Marcie Sillman speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about the FIFA Women's World Cup, which begins in Canada on Saturday, June 6. → Read More

Two FBI Surveillance Flights Passed Over Seattle In May

Ross Reynolds speaks with Associated Press reporter Eileen Sullivan about the FBI surveillance program which sent planes over Seattle and other U.S. cities → Read More

Distracted Driving Goes Beyond Texting

Marcie Sillman speaks with Dr. Beth Ebel, a physician at Harborview Medical Center and an expert on distracted driving, about what can distract us when we → Read More

Seattle Police's Focus On Creating A Safe Place For Seattle's LGBTQ Community

David Hyde speaks with officer Jim Ritter, LGBTQ Liaison for the Seattle Police Department, about the new Safe Place program which aims to keep the city's → Read More

Vancouver Struggles With Affordable Housing

Kim Malcolm speaks with Vaughn Palmer, columnist for the Vancouver Sun, about affordable housing issues in Vancouver and one solution proposed by Mayor → Read More

Don't Believe In God? Move To Seattle

Marcie Sillman speaks with James Wellman, chair of the comparative religion program at the University of Washington, about a recent Pew Research Center → Read More