Cascadia News Now is a weekly, hour-long civics program hosted by local journalists Stephanie Kountorous, Dave Willingham and Tim Johnson of the Cascadia Weekly, airing Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. Sundays at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. Monday on KMRE 102.3 FM, Tuesdays at 6 p.m. and Thursdays at noon on KAVZ, 102.5 FM Van Zandt WA. It is produced at the KMRE studios in downtown Bellingham.
This week, Cascadia News Now explores the death of 28 year old farmworker Honesto Silva Ibarra, and the worker walk-out at Sarbanand Farms. Liz Darrow speaks with Edgar Franks, Rosalinda Guillen and Junga Subedar on immigrant and people of color responses to Whatcom County Jail proposal. Dave Willingham speaks with Congressman Rick Larsen.