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    Finding Summer: A brother's mission to get to his sister after the Oso slide

    A heroic brother was determined to find everyone else lost in the tragic Oso landslide in 2014, including his sister. His mom gave him a mission: Go find your sister Summer.
  • social media Ron and Don

    Why you should post on social media when you change your mind

    About 14 percent of people have changed their minds because of something they saw on social media. People should start posting about when they have changed their mind.
  • shower thoughts Ron and Don

    Shower thoughts: Wildfires, Seattle music, and Paul Manafort

    In this edition of Ron Upshaw's Shower Thoughts, he considers all the wildfires and smoke around Seattle, Paul Manafort's legal strategy, and congratulates the new Seattle police chief.
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    Motorcyclist describes self-defense shooting in I-5 road rage attack

    A 24-year-old motorcyclist who fatally shot a 60-year-old man as he attacked her along I-5 described the incident for the first time in an exclusive interview with a fellow motorcyclist.
  • belltown, seattle, homeless KIRO Nights

    You should approach Seattle's homeless like you have Richard Russell

    I have really felt for Richard Russell and his family after his death. He was mentally ill. Why don't we approach homeless people living in tents, or worse, around Seattle. They, too, have similar problems.
  • Kim Schrier Jason Rantz

    Delusional WA Progressive candidate insults veterans

    There’s a level of sickness spreading amongst some politicians - on both sides - and a series of mind-numbingly dumb statements by a local Progressive congressional candidate highlights this issue perfectly.
  • orca, whales Local News

    Conservation group filing lawsuit to protect orca whales

    A conservation group will file a lawsuit Thursday against the Trump administration to protect orcas that call the Pacific Northwest home.
  • air quality Local News

    Wednesday air quality in Washington was century’s worst

    Air quality has improved from unhealthy levels to moderate in most areas around the Puget Sound.
  • Craigslist post Dori Monson

    Stolen bicycle from Craigslist ad found in U-District homeless camp

    The stolen bicycle from Dori's favorite Craigslist post was found at a homeless camp in the U-District.
  • Kim Schrier Dori Monson

    Dori: How dare Dr. Kim Schrier compare campaigning to fighting in World War II?

    Congressional candidate Kim Schrier had the audacity to compare running for office in the Trump presidency to fighting in World War II.
  • richard russell KIRO Nights

    Unpopular opinion: There's a reason we talk about Richard Russell the way we do

    There's a reason everyone has discussed Richard Russell, aka "Beebo," as a great, kind person who was "broken" after he stole a commercial airplane and crashed it on a Puget Sound island. Would we say the same for someone who didn't look like him?
  • Manweller, supreme court Dori Monson

    Rep. Matt Manweller to file lawsuit against CWU over termination

    Rep. Matt Manweller (R-Ellensburg) discusses the lawsuit he is filing against Central Washington University after his teaching position was terminated following sexual harassment investigations.
  • washington school student, homeless student students schools education, arm teachers, teacher strikes Local News

    Superintendent asks for patience amid potential teacher strikes, and districts figure out funding

    Washington State Schools Superintendent Chris Reykdal asks people to be patient as school districts get used to a new financing system this year. At the same time, teacher strikes are possible.
  • trolley tracks, south lake union streetcar Dori Monson

    KIRO Radio editor's bike crash proves South Lake Union streetcar tracks are dangerous

    A KIRO Radio editor broke her foot when her bicycle crashed over the South Lake Union Streetcar tracks, confirming everything Dori has said about the tracks being dangerous.
  • prayer Michael Medved

    The evidence for faith

    When I began praying every day, and then observing the sabbath, my life dramatically improved.
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