The Lone Reader homes in on naturalist Sy Montgomery's paen to the giant pacific octopus, Soul of an Octopus.
Music: Beethoven, Ludwig van Symphony No. 6 in F Major "Pastoral," Skidmore College Orchestra.
The story of Laika, the Moscow mongrel turned cosmonaut, who was the first creature to orbit the earth.
Music: Symphony No. 5 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Leopold Stokowski conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra.
Laura Faley of Hidden Meadow Ranch in Mt. Vernon, WA talks about what it takes to successfully raise chickens within within cities and suburbs in the state of Washington.
Introduction by Kara Fox
Music: Symphony No. 6, by Ludwig van Beethoven, Skidmore College Orchestra.
Spotlighting the swing music in Everett Public Library's music collection.
Ron Averill is Mr. Neutron
The Lone Reader takes aim at Robert E. Ficken's Washington Territory: the farce and fury, fields and forests, mud and mania as wild Washington passes the veil into statehood.
Music: "Missouri Waltz"