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Mossback's Northwest

Bertha’s Legacy: Seattle’s First Female Mayor and the Police

Mossback's Northwest

Bertha’s Legacy: Seattle’s First Female Mayor and the Police

2m 48s

Seattle recently elected its second female mayor, Jenny Durkan. In this episode, “Bertha’s Legacy,” Berger takes a historical look back at the first woman to hold the office and her struggle to reform the corrupt police department.

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Northwest Oystermania

The Olympia oyster is the Pacific Coast's only indigenous oyster. Tiny compared to other oysters, the Olympia was for decades raked out of Washington's beds by the ton, to feeding hungry gold diggers in California and Northwestern lumbermen. Invasive Japanese oysters took over its habitat, but the might Olympia might be making a comeback, thanks to interested shellfish farmers.

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