Indy On Air is a podcast that compliments the new digital newspaper, the Sammamish Independent. Join us every other week as our podcast team takes a deep dive into important topics that affect the Sammamish community.
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We talked to a University of Washington professor to get his perspective on recent developments in artificial intelligence.
A local hiker and firefighter discussed the impacts of recent wildfires and what is being done to combat them.
We spoke to Lake Washington and Issaquah School District teachers to see how they are faring as schools try to return to pre-pandemic life.
We talked to former council member Jason Ritchie and a few Sammamish citizens to gain a better understanding of the North Sammamish Park and Ride.
We spoke to a UW history professor, a Sammamish resident, and a Ukrainian refugee to learn more about the war and its impact on our community.
State Rep. Roger Goodman, who represent the 45th District, joins the podcast to talk about police reform.
Mayor Christie Malchow joins the podcast to talk about city hall’s response to COVID-19 and what more is being planned to help local residents.
We spoke with a few community members to see how omicron has impacted their holiday plans.
Conservative radio host Jason Rantz and Eastlake High School teacher Shila Hodgins offer opposing views on what schools should teach.
We look at four issues that voters may be considering — town center, housing affordability, traffic and climate change.
We spoke to students and teachers to understand what re-integration to in-person learning felt like, and how they are adjusting.
In the wake of June’s deadly heat wave, we explore what cities like Sammamish can do to become more sustainable and fight climate change.
Exploring the high-pressure college admissions process and some advice for Sammamish high school juniors as they are about to go in.
The podcast explores why the sport of fencing has grown in popularity in Sammamish through three guests involved in the sport.
The housing affordability crisis has led to more gentrification, displacement and homelessness in our region.
One year after COVID-19 shut down school buildings, we check in with students, parents and a teacher as they prepare for reopening.
Sammamish is waging a legal battle over its ability to restrict growth and development.
The CEO of Epik explains why he is motivated to support organizations that are tied to far-right extremism.
Issaquah School District makes the case for why these schools are needed, while city of Sammamish opposes their construction on its main traffic corridor.
With cases and deaths rising again in the Greater Seattle area, we interview an urgent care doctor from Overlake Clinics and a health educator from Public Health King County to discuss the current state of the pandemic.
Five Sammamish residents from different cultures and backgrounds share their Thanksgiving memories and traditions
How did America get such a unique system called the Electoral College to choose its president? The podcast team finds out.
The podcast team speaks with two members of the community on which candidate they support for president and why.
Checking with a high school senior, an orchestra teacher and a school counselor to see how each of them has adapted to remote learning.
Starting in 2021, retailers will be required to hand out only paper bags and reusable bags. What do local businesses and residents think of this?
Businesses in Sammamish have been building resilience and persisting in making sure members in our community are safe when going outside their homes.
An in-depth look at the complicated history surrounding the Providence Heights campus.
How members of the Sammamish community are celebrating Pride during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our podcast team spoke with two community leaders about Black Lives Matter, and how Sammamish residents can become better allies.
Indy on Air dives into the Sammamish Town Center debate, and the competing visions for Sammamish’s future.
With the prevalence of wild animal sightings in our community, it is important to remember what to do when you may encounter an animal. First and foremost, avoid contact with dangerous animals such as bears or coyotes if you see them around your community. If you are in your home and see an animal in […]
Eastlake’s Lady Wolves Basketball team had a rollercoaster of a season last year that led up to their incredible win at the 4A State Championship. Here’s a breakdown of their season by numbers: Regular Season Eastlake HS vs. Gig Harbor HS 63-37 (Win) Eastlake HS vs. Bellevue HS 58-38 (Win) Eastlake HS vs. Inglemoor HS […]
As social distancing measures press on through the summer months, it is more imperative than ever that we find new and creative ways to pass the time. If you’re looking for suggestions on how to end your mind-boggling boredom, then look no further. Here is Indy on Air’s comprehensive (but not exhaustive) list of Things […]
“Operating Non-Profits During A Pandemic” In this episode, host Alex Woodall is joined by Simran Tandon in sitting down with 3 local nonprofits to understand the impact they have faced since the start of the pandemic closure. The first they are joined by is Tyler Singaglia from the nonprofit “Hope Fest” in Sammamish. This nonprofit’s […]
In this episode, host Alex Woodall is joined by Simran Tandon to shed light on local businesses in Sammamish and how the Covid-19 virus has impacted them. With their first guest, Alex Woodall partners with Lin Yang in talking to the Executive Director of the Sammamish Chain of Commerce Deborah Sogge, to get a perspective […]