March 5, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; An eight mile backup yesterday on 405 southbound between Bellevue and Renton was caused by emergency repairs to an exposed expansion joint, but could those repairs have been pushed-back until after the morning commute? Chris Sullivan explains. A judge put an end to psychiatric boarding in Washington state last year. Libby Denkmann has more on the recent shakeups in our mental health care system and how we care for people in crisis.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
March 4, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; Michael Friedson from the Media Line in Jerusalem joins us to talk about Netanyahu.They call them the "Kettle Falls Five," a family from rural Stevens County growing medical marijuana plants on their property for their ailing father. A game called "This War of Mine," is the latest release from 11-Bit Studios of Warsaw, inspired by the 1992 Siege of Sarajaevo.
March 3, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; Rarely do you hear someone ask how the officers felt after they shot someone. Seattle Police Guild President Ron Smith says the emotional toll on officers extends far beyond themselves.After failed attempts to solve Seattle's paucity of public potties, new efforts are underway to bring relief to several neighborhoods. Josh Kerns explains.
Monday, March 2, 2015
March 2, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; Deal Hunter Matt Granite has the best and worst deals for March.What if the blood that typically spills from your gums at the dentist could be used to tell you something useful, like whether or not you have diabetes?Is the Pacific Northwest ski industry melting before our eyes? Libby Denkmann spoke to a local pro athlete fighting to save the future of snow.
February 27, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; Homeless camps can be found under bridges, over-passes, freeways and ramps. What is the state doing to clean these camps up and protect our infrastructure? Chris Sullivan looks into it.Many of the entrepreneurs who jumped into the marijuana industry thinking it would be a gold mine say that it is far from it. Josh Kerns reports.
February 26, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; Bothell Hindu leaders responded to the spray-painted Swatikas and the "Get Out Muslims" graffiti. Libby Denkmann got an inside look at the high-stakes world of international hostage negotiation.Tom Tangney watched Marshawn Lynch's biopic and reviews it.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
February 25, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; You'd better get your drives across the I-90 Express Lanes in now. They are going away. Chris Sullivan has today's chokepoint. The Puyallup School Board voted for something this week that none of them wanted to vote for: move 6th graders from elementary school to junior high.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
February 24, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; With great expectations for the Mariners this season, should we expect the 12th Man to become a Mariners fan? Chris Sullivan spoke with Shannon Drayer.The Seattle Food Allergy Consortium, for the last year, has been part of a promising new study using the French-designed Viaskin Peanut Patch.
Monday, February 23, 2015
February 23, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; In the summer of 1978, in between filming for Saturday Night Live and before he took a leading role in any movie, Bill Murray was playing for the the Grays Harbor Loggers. Tom Tangney gives a disappointed review of the Oscars last night.Deal hunter Matt Granite tells us how to get rid of our cable.
Friday, February 20, 2015
February 20, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; Libby Denkmann is in Pasco where she had the chance to speak with investigators and their critics including Kennewick Police Sergeant Ken Latin, who is in charge with the investigation into the police shooting. Russell Wilson seemed optimistic in his video blog. He says he refuses to dwell on one bad play.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
February 19, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; It seems there is little opposition to a nearly 12-cent gas tax increase to pay for transportation in Washington. At the first hearing on the 15-billion dollar package, not one person testifying brought it up.Protests continue in Pasco, in the aftermath of the shooting of an unarmed, mentally ill, migrant worker. Libby Denkman spoke with some of the residents still looking for answers. She joins us live.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
February 18, 2015 Today on Seattle's Morning News; This week, President Obama is hosting an international summit on violent extremism with everyone specifically avoiding the word "Islamic." We go live to D.C and CBS's Howard Arenstein. 35-year-old Antonio Zambrano-Montes, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, was shot and killed by officers after they say he threw rocks at them. Brandi Kruse sat down with Eduardo Baca, the Mexican consul in Seattle.