Welcome to the Exploring Washington State Podcast. Four times a week we publish episodes about Washington State.

Our host Scott Cowan has casual conversations with interesting people who are from Washington State or who are doing noteworthy things in Washington State.  The Exploring Washington State Podcast is never scripted and only lightly edited.  Authentic conversations, genuine people, and always local.

On Monday we chat with musicians, performers, venue owners, producers, promoters, anyone connected to the vibrant music industry in Washington State.

Wednesdays we share conversations with business owners, executives, and others who are running interesting businesses in Washington. We also speak with people who are doing creative and amazing things across the state.

Thursdays we speak with athletes, team owners, organizers, and more about sports and sporting activities.

Friday we talk food and drink. Local chefs, brewers, distillers, coffee roasters, cider makers, wineries etc.

Each week you can hear more about Washington State just by listening in. Welcome to the Exploring Washington State Podcast.

 

Exploring Washington State Podcast Episode 8

Shocking Interview! Learn about the Spark Museum of Electrical Invention in Bellingham

This episode is a conversation with Tana Granack the Operations Director for The Spark Museum of Electrical Invention in Bellingham, Washington.

You will hear about Tesla Coils, Theremins, priceless light bulbs and much more during our chat about the museum.

Exploring Washington State Podcast Episode 7

It’s All Fun and Games. Stories about Rubber Chickens and more at Archie McPhee in Seattle

This episode is a conversation with the owner of Archie McPhee Mark Pahlow and Shana the High Priestess of Rubber Chickens at the Rubber Chicken Museum located in the Archie McPhee store.

Exploring Washington State Podcast Episode 6

Conversation With Nick Zentner Geology Professor at CWU. Nick Makes Rocks FUN!

Our conversation with CWU Professor Nick Zentner. Nick makes rocks fun!

Exploring Washington State Podcast Episode 5

Conversation with Aaron Jordan Head of Operations of Roast House Coffee in Spokane

In this episode we have a conversation with Aaron Jordan of Roast House Coffee in Spokane. 

Exploring Washington State Podcast Episode 4

Belly Rubbin’ Good Conversation with Jim Hunger of Belly Rub Spice Rubs.

In this episode we have a conversation with Jim Hunger. Owner of Belly Rub Spice Rubs.

Exploring Washington State Podcast Episode 3

Conversation with KC Mack of Mack Provisions. All about Wallets, Baseball mitts, and more!

Show Notes Transcript Show Notes In this episode we have a conversation with KC Mack of Mack Provisions. KC shares his story about how he started making wallets and other…

Exploring Washington State Podcast Episode 2

Let’s Learn about Roller Derby in Washington State with Nicole Klauss!

Show Notes Transcript Show Notes Our first full episode featuring Nicole Klauss. Join us as we discuss Washington State Roller Derby.  Learn about the sport and find out where you…

Exploring Washington State Podcast Episode 1

Exploring Washington State Pilot Episode

Show Notes Transcript Show Notes Our pilot episode.  Join us on the Exploring Washington State podcast as we travel the state with our recording gear. Having conversations with the people…

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Episode #005 Marcie In Mommyland

We talk with Marcie Cheung, creator of the popular travel blog for parents with young kids — Marcie In Mommyland! For more of our current podcast episodes visit this page.

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Episode #004 The Whimsical Woman

In April 2018, I will be attempting to walk 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada. I will be walking through California, Oregon and Washington on the Pacific Crest Trail. This…

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Episode #003 Boundless Journey Podcast

Boundless Journey Podcast Have you ever wondered how those outdoor photographers get those wonderful shots of the Milky Way at night? Or, have you ever seen someone with a prosthetic…

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Episode #002 Musical Mountaineers

Howdy folks, welcome to another edition of Exploring Washington. I’m your host Jonathan Phillips. Our guests today are Rose Freeman and Anastasia Allison, a pair of musicians who call themselves…