Welcome to the King County Local Dive, a new weekly podcast that highlights headlines from Sound Publishing newspapers throughout Washington state’s largest and most diverse county.
This episode takes a closer look at former Seahawks star Richard Sherman’s mental health crisis; a Mercer Island resident who created a digital tool to aid Ukrainian refugees; a criminal justice reform system that’s under fire from some local mayors; and King County’s first in-person advocacy program for sexual assault victims.
A new episode is available every Friday. Each episode features original watchdog reporting from our local journalists with a focus on how we hold our public entities and public officials accountable.
Stories for the King County Local Dive are first reported in Sound Publishing’s King County newspapers: Federal Way Mirror, Auburn Reporter, Kent Reporter, Renton Reporter, Enumclaw Courier-Herald, Mercer Island Reporter, Snoqualmie Valley Record, Kirkland Reporter, Issaquah Reporter, Redmond Reporter, Bothell-Kenmore Reporter, Bellevue Reporter and Seattle Weekly.
You can also listen to the King County Local Dive on Spotify.