DOC accidental inmate release is why Lynn Peterson was fired
Jason Rantz | February 12, 2016 3:52 pmThe assistant state Attorney General, Ronda Larson, who told the Department of Corrections not to recalculate incorrect prisoner release dates by hand, resigned yesterday. And the culture that allowed her to escape a public firing is why Senate Republicans fired Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson in a surprise confirmation vote.
One reason why Washington's transgender bill failed in Olympia
Richard D. Oxley | February 11, 2016 8:21 pmMonisha Harrell with Equal Rights Washington says there is a main reason why certain bills are created, and ultimately fail, such as the recently defeated transgender legislation.
Shockingly bad, expensive King County foot-ferry idea
Jason Rantz | February 11, 2016 11:54 amIt seems incredulous that a bad idea that was already rejected would resurface a few years later and be taken seriously, but that's exactly what's happening in King County as council members seriously consider a foot ferry that would take over 20 minutes longer to travel than a bus and cost double the amount for a ticket.
More proof I-405 toll lanes are causing a traffic nightmare
Jason Rantz | February 10, 2016 3:12 pmFor months, I've heard directly from listeners complaining that the general purpose traffic on I-405 between Lynnwood and Bellevue has gotten worse since the Washington State Department of Transportation implemented express toll lanes.
'Real winner' of New Hampshire primary is further left than Sanders
Kipp Robertson | February 10, 2016 9:27 amDonald Trump and Bernie Sanders were the winners of the New Hampshire primaries. But the real champion isn't even in the race yet, Michael Medved told KIRO Radio's Jason Rantz.
Seattle officials explain 'bottom line' of cleaning up city
Kipp Robertson | February 09, 2016 9:52 amCity officials discuss the best steps for handling the illegal homeless encampments and a growing heroin epidemic.
Gun range opens inside Olympia liquor store
KIRO 7 News | February 08, 2016 1:34 pmA South Sound gun range has set up shop inside an Olympia liquor store and the owners say it's actually safer than other gun ranges.
Tonight: On-air 'town hall' on the homeless crisis
Jason Rantz | February 08, 2016 12:24 pmOne of the most important topics facing not just Seattle, but the country, is the homelessness emergency. Tonight, we hold an on-air town hall.
Does Lynn Peterson firing signify war in the State Senate?
Eric Mandel | February 07, 2016 11:48 amThe surprise firing Friday of Lynn Peterson, was not only "disingenuous," according to Sen. Pramila Jayapal, but might also end up costing Washington taxpayers.
Homeowner chases down homeless burglar with shears
Jason Rantz | February 05, 2016 12:54 pmAs some activists claim the homeless do not commit any crimes and that heartless neighbors shouldn't be concerned with their safety, we have yet another example that suggests neighbors are rightfully concerned.