King County Council favorite Girmay Zahilay on the campaign trail?
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King County Council favorite Girmay Zahilay on the campaign trail?

Political newcomer overtakes one of Seattle's civil rights icons

The end of an era on the King County Council. Lasting love from a mother nearing the end. And a new meditation on love from Tim O’Brien.


Council race updates

While election results are still streaming in, one election looks certain. For King County Council, Girmay Zahilay is defeating longtime councilmember Larry Gossett. We spoke to Zahilay about his victory, and his vision. Dan Strauss is a city council candidate whose opponent Heidi Wills has not yet conceded.

Caroline Wright, Lasting Love

When Seattle author Caroline Wright was told she had a year to live, she wrote her two young sons a picture book called Lasting Love. She spoke with Bill Radke about how she broke the news to her kids, and how she wants them to remember her.

Tim O'Brien, Dad's Maybe Book

Tim O’Brien’s new book also confronts life and death, although not in the way that The Things They Carried tackled his time in Vietnam. It’s called Dad’s Maybe Book.