Heeling Allies-20In 2008, with the nation dealing with a failing economy and entrepreneurs pulling back from new projects or leaps into the unknown, Julie Forbes was having a revelation about how to educate, inspire and entertain dog lovers. Her idea: why not have a radio show dedicated to improving the lives of both people and dogs? “I thought to myself, ‘There aren’t any local radio shows that are only about dogs,’” said Forbes, who hosts The Dog Show with Julie Forbes every Wednesday from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. “Local radio consisted of shows about animals in general, or ‘ask the vet’ shows that covered exclusively health topics from the perspective of a veterinarian. There was nothing devoted entirely to dogs, and was not limited by any particular subject,” she added.[More about the show]


Hydro Racing returns to Alternative Talk 1150!


Alternative Talk 1150 will again be the home of this year’s Albert Lee Appliance Seafair Cup radio broadcast as it covers the action from the shores of Lake Washington, Sunday August 2nd. The station’s coverage will begin at 10 a.m. on that Sunday and include live race calling during the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane races, and related commentary live from Seafair ... Read More »

Susan Harmon Hour Welcomes Asylum Directors


The Susan Harmon Hour, which airs Fridays from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., welcomes Melinda Raebyne who wrote and is co-directing Asylum, a short film based on a true story about domestic violence and mental health. The interview will take place Friday, July 10th. In addition to Raebyne, her co-director, Tony Doupe will be on the show. Doupe is also ... Read More »

Gingersnap Players, a band of professional thespians in the Seattle area, are proud to present Upstaged NW!

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The July 2015 UpstagedNW! show, “Teacher Walkout 2015: the War on the Workers” is a topical sound poem performance detailing the political drama enacted between the Washington State Teacher’s Association (WEA) and the Washington State Legislature as the 2015-2017 operating budget was being negotiated. In an effort to to make teacher union priorities felt, certificated teachers across Washington staged two ... Read More »

Coming up on The Susan Harmon Hour


  The Susan Harmon Hour Guest line-up :   June 19 – Michelle Mahler, incredibly knowledgeable, will talk in plain language how to use the amazing organic aromatherapy blends she creates June 26 – Katherine Arquette of the Muckleshoot joins Susan to discuss her organic contemporary art that retains traditions inspired by her elders – stories in art conveying a ... Read More »

KKNW Represents at Golf Scramble

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Alternative Talk 1150 assembled a team for this year’s Big 10 Golf Scramble after being invited to the event by Washington Cornhuskers, the state’s University of Nebraska  alumni group. The annual event is held at Lake Wilderness Golf Course in Maple Valley and is a chance for local Big 10 alumni groups to share in friendly competition. The event was ... Read More »

Save Our Swirled visits KKNW


Thanks to the efforts of Higher Wellness Radio (the team seen in the attached photo), heard on Alternative Talk 1150 every Tuesday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., the Safe Our Swirled campaign made a stop at the offices of KKNW. The public awareness campaign is a collaboration between Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, Tesla Motors, and Avaaz. The three ... Read More »

Guiley headlines Create the Life You Want


Tune in Sunday, June 14th to Create the Life You Want with Travis Taylor for his fascinating interview with Rosemary Ellen Guiley. She is a leading expert on the paranormal and supernatural. Additionally, Guiley is the author of more than 45 books, including nine encyclopedias,  and hundreds of articles in print on a wide range of paranormal, spiritual and mystical ... Read More »