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

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 gap” for...
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 "The Cle Elum Seven," former laboratory research chimpanzees living out the rest of...
Season 4
Vancouver’s Expo ’86 was the last World’s Fair to be held in North America, and like the...
Season 4
The Ancient Mariners rowing team is a competitive men’s masters rowing club that competes...
Season 4
When votes are counted on August 2nd, the citizens of Seattle will be deciding whether to...
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
Filmmaker Sandy Smolan, takes the viewer underwater in 'The Click Effect,' one of the...
Season 4
A long journey from orchards to opera, José Iñiguez has overcome the many obstacles that...
Season 4
Can a software program detect an essentially human capacity such as empathy? Dr. David...
Season 4
James Madison is the official Artist of the Tulalip Tribes, and he is incorporating...
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
Street racing in Kent, WA is a well-known but illegal activity that on weekend nights...
Season 4
Cord transplants and cell therapy depend on mothers donating their baby's umbilical cord...
Season 4
What is expanded cord blood therapy? Dr. Colleen Delaney from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer...
Season 4
When it comes to battling heroin addiction, what works? Should it be treated as a medical...
Season 4
It’s something we see all the time — on buildings, in alleys, under bridges — even on...
Season 4
The search for a young Holocaust victim’s identity creates an unusual friendship between...
Season 4
Just south of the Seattle city line in a small corner of Steve Cox Memorial Park, the...

Specials

Activist, lawyer and spoken word artist Nikkita Oliver will challenge incumbent Ed Murray...
An estimated 450,000 people attended the March on Washington and an estimated 3.2 million...
In North Cove, Wash., entire blocks have disappeared under winter waves. Learn how...
The election and the Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton showdown has been quite the ride...
How a Seattle organization — Salaam Cultural Museum — is mobilizing volunteers around the...
How knitting communities are banding together to support survivors of breast cancer with...
Exploring the history behind the Puget Sound’s struggle to create a transit system that...
At the same time Sound Transit opened two eagerly-awaited new Link light rail stations in...
A look at Washington’s 7th Congressional District candidate Brady Walkinshaw.


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Upcoming Episodes

Sun 12/16, 11:52pm
Kinetic Artist

A solitary artist in Washington’s Okanogan Valleey makes kinetic, moving sculptures out of wire and small motors

Tue 12/18, 4:54pm
Bowmakers of the Northwest