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Current affairs from across the Pacific Northwest, hosted by award-winning journalist Deborah Wang.

IN Close

IN Close features in-depth stories from across the Pacific Northwest, examining a subject or theme from several different perspectives. The goal of IN Close is to take the viewer deep and personal, delving into topics and stories that matter and go well beyond the headlines.

Stories

May 31, 2018
“It’s like they are walking on graves. I can’t forgive that.”
May 21, 2018
A unique public school program addresses the many needs of immigrant students.
March 8, 2018
As development and gentrification sweep in, is Seattle’s gayborhood — Capitol...
March 2, 2018
The long glide to retirement launches a wave of nostalgia for the “Queen of the...
January 11, 2018
If you could ask an astronaut one question, what would you ask? Here’s what a...
January 4, 2018
Noah Barnes is one of 1.25 million Americans with Type 1 Diabetes, and he’s...
November 21, 2017
At the twilight of life, a choir eases the ultimate passage.
August 10, 2017
In the wake of the city’s failed attempt at a bike-share program, revamped...
June 28, 2017
It was one of the first homeless tent camps in the nation to transition into a...
People’s Party members announce the party and candidate with a video
April 6, 2017
Activist, attorney Nikkita Oliver is running for mayor with the support of the...

Episodes

Season 4
People come from around the nation and the world to see where the plutonium was made that...
Season 4
In the intense American debate over immigration, most people don’t consider the specific...
Season 4
Capitol Hill, widely known since the 1970s as Seattle’s gay neighborhood, is changing. As...
Season 4
It was the last passenger 747 flown by a U.S. carrier. The plane, once called the “Queen...
Season 4
If you could ask an astronaut one question, what would you ask? Here’s what a few local...
Season 4
When Noah Barnes saw a documentary about Terry Fox, the Canadian athlete who tried to run...
Season 4
Through events such as Pitch Black, HACK Nation aims to bridge that “opportunity gapâ...
Season 4
The all-volunteer Threshold Choir sings for those who are, as they put it, at the...
Season 4
Past attempts at a bike share program in Seattle have flopped. Can Seattle’s newest app...
Season 4
Meet "The Cle Elum Seven," former laboratory research chimpanzees living out the rest of...
Season 4
Meet seven former laboratory research chimps living at the Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest...
Season 4
Vancouver’s Expo ’86 was the last World’s Fair to be held in North America, and...
Season 4
The Ancient Mariners rowing team is a competitive men’s masters rowing club that...
Season 4
A pro/con look at the Housing Levy on the Seattle Primary Ballots
Season 4
DriftCon is a Northwest motorsport event that is the ballet of car racing. Drivers are...
Season 4
Only about 30% of King County registered voters bother to vote in the primary elections....
Season 4
In 1936, nine working class young rowers from the University of Washington went to the...
Season 4
Carpenter Nicole Abercrombie teaches construction skills to a group of high school girls...
Season 4
Virtual reality is coming to consumers in 2016—but it's hard to describe until it is...
Season 4
Jose Iniguez learned traditional Mexican songs in the apple orchards of Mattawa...
Season 4
Scientists are designing software that detects emotions for the training of...
Season 4
A young Tulalip artist explores the future of Native art while respecting revered...
Season 4
In the fall of 2015 Sesame Street introduced audiences to Julia, a four year old girl...
Season 4
Seattle Art Museum exhibit, Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic is a retrospective of one of...
Season 4
Kent, WA has been the center of weekend illegal street racing for decades.

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Upcoming Episodes

Sat 6/23, 8:45pm
Nagasaki Survivor Visits Birthplace of the Bomb

A survivor of the Nagasaki atomic bomb visits Hanford’s B reactor and asks that Japan’s suffering be included in the official story of the new Manhattan National Park

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Ball Culture in the Pacific Nw

Vogueing and Ball Culture has a resurgence with LGBT populations in the PNW