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 SIRS Discoverer

Discovery Education streaming

ProQuest Online


History Study Center

ProQuest Literature

Atomic Learning

KSD's Library SearchKSD Library



King County Library System

In the News

Newspapers – Local

Seattle Times

Tacoma News Tribune


Newspapers – National

CNN Student News

New York Times


Fox News

NewsHour with Jim Lehrer for Students

USA Today

The Washington Times


Newspapers – Global

IPL World Newspapers Online

BBC News

The Asahi Shimbun - Japan

Bahrain Tribune

The China Daily World

Foreign Language news and newspapers

IOL - Africa

The Jerusalem Post - Israel

The Japan Times

The Korea Herald

The Age - Australia

Toronto Star - Canada

The St. Petersburg Times - Russia


Newspapers – for Students

Children's Express

BBC Newsround - United Kingdom

The New York Times Learning Network

Scholastic NewsTime for Kids


Television Stations

KOMO Channel 4 - Local ABC affiliate

KING Channel 5 - Local NBC affiliate

KIRO Channel 7 - Local CBS affiliate

KSTW Channel 11 - Local UPN affiliate

KCPQ Channel 13 - Local FOX affiliate


Radio Stations

AM stations

KIRO - 710 AM, News

KJR - 950 AM, Sports Radio

KOMO - 1000 AM, News/Mariners

KVI - 570 AM Talk Radio

FM stations

KBSG - 97.3 FM, Oldies

KING - 98.1 FM, Classical

KISS - 106.1 FM, Top 40 Pop

KISW - 99.9 FM, Rock

KJR - 95.7 FM, 60’s and 70's Hits

KLSY - 92.5 FM, Soft Rock

KMPS - 94.1 FM, Country

KMTT, The Mountain - 103.7 FM, Adult Rock

KPLZ, Star - 101.5 FM, 80's and 90's Rock

KUBE - 93.3 FM, Rap (blocked by KSD filters)

KUOW - 94.9 FM, Puget Sound Public Radio

KWJZ - 98.9 FM, Smooth Jazz

KZOK - 102.5 FM, Classic Rock

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