John and Lynn talk to two authors, starting with Elizabeth Kolbert "The Sixth Extinction", predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs. Then, Daniel Suarez, author of "Influx" asks why the high-tech future that seemed imminent in the 1960's failed to arrive.
County Manager Bob Jasper caught a lot of flak from the east-side mayors last week, about a proposal that those cities should make some agreements to compensate the county for sheriff services. Responding to the COG (Council of Governments) meeting, Jasper told KPCW Tuesday it's a matter of what the law mandates, and it won't help to wait until a new sheriff is elected, as the COG group favored last week. Rick Brough has more.
The high speed chase of jewelry thieves who robbed a Main Street jewelry store last week ended with law enforcement officials seizing the stolen goods and the car... but not the thieves. Lynn Ware Peek has more.