April 24, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; Josh Kerns spoke with Safeco Field head grounds keeper Bob Christopherson who is affectionately known as "The Sodfather." Governor Jay Inslee has called for a special session, because it's unlikely lawmakers will finish their legislative homework by Sunday.
April 23, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; Residents of Seattle no longer have to worry about being fined for not properly recycling. Our own Don O'Neill, who lives on Queen Anne, has gotten in trouble with his neighborhood trash collector.A bizarre tourism ad from the Governor's office of South Dakota asks "why die on Mars, when you can live in South Dakota?"
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
April 22, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; Senior National Weather Service Hydrologist Brent Bower says we're facing drought in Western Washington right now. Never underestimate the popularity of Washington's ferries, especially during the Summer. That's why the state is tweaking its system to handle demand. Chris Sullivan has the story.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
April 21, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; State Trasurer Jim McIntyre says that to raise the taxes to pay for education would take a bad system and make it worse so he is proposing a Constitutional Amendment to allow a State Income tax.Erick Walker will learn his fate Tuesday as a Snohomish County judge sentences him for the shooting death of 15-year-old Molly Conley. Josh Kerns reports.
April 20, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; Chambers Bay has closed its walking trails from now until one month after the US Open. Chris Sullivan has details. Sound Transit is asking tax payers for $15 billion for a new light rail plans. Josh Kerns reports.
April 17, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; Libby Denkmann reports on the Alaskan Way seawall that is on schedule. But also very loud. A young man from Pierce County was on the ground at the site of the OKC bombing as part of the rescue effort. That same team would come back to help him when disaster hit at home in Oso. Jillian Raftery reports.