Brent Stecker

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Brent Stecker is Lead Editor of He joined the site in 2013 after covering sports for six years at The Wenatchee World. He is an avid musician and native of Ephrata, Wash. Follow Brent: @BrentStecker

Mariners swept in ALDS after Peña HR lifts Astros to win in marathon

The Mariners season ends with heartbreak as the Astros sweep the ALDS.
1 year ago

With COVID cases on rise again, did Washington lift mask mandate too soon?

Two months since Washington's mask mandate was lifted, cases are rising again. Gee and Ursula discussed their thoughts on the situation.
2 years ago

Mariners announcer Dave Sims and The Groz share Hank Aaron memories

Hank Aaron, who died this week at 86, leaves behind an amazing legacy in the world of baseball. Mariners announcer Dave Sims and 710 ESPN Seattle's Dave "The Groz" Grosby share their memories, including the one time each of them met "The Hammer."
3 years ago

Large fire erupts at Tacoma Narrows Marina

A large warehouse fire broke out at the Tacoma Narrows Marina, visible from the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay.
9 years ago

One shot fired, no one hit in Bellevue officer-involved shooting

One shot was fired by a Bellevue Police officer early Friday evening during a response to a domestic dispute.
9 years ago

Car drives over campsites at Gorge Campground, at least 4 hurt

At least four people were injured Saturday morning when a car drove over multiple campsites at the Gorge Campground near George.
9 years ago

Reactions to kayakers protesting Shell oil rig docked in Elliott Bay

Protesters in kayaks and other types of watercraft came out in en masse Saturday in Elliott Bay to protest the docking of a Shell oil rig on its way to drill in the Arctic Ocean.
9 years ago

Is it fair to kill 10,000 birds to keep our delicious salmon safe?

Is it alright for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to kill 10,000 double-crested cormorants as a means to preserve a salmon population humans will harvest themselves?
9 years ago

Detective: Public helped in finding suspect in U-District sexual assaults

Detective Patrick Michaud said the help of the public and months-old drawings factored into Seattle police's arrest of a suspect in a string of sexual assaults and burglaries.
9 years ago

How your seemingly original ideas might not be original at all

We've all been in the situation where our seemingly original idea turns out to be anything but. How do you avoid it in the workplace, and keep your coworkers from unknowingly lifting your ideas at the same time?
9 years ago

Arrest made after man stabbed in Pioneer Square

An arrest has been made after a 40-year-old stabbing victim was transported from the 400 block of Second Avenue to Harborview Medical Center.
9 years ago

Nepal earthquake came during height of Everest climbing season

Noted mountaineer Ed Viesturs talked to Ron and Don about the devastation of the Nepal earthquake and resulting Mount Everest avalanche for climbers on the mountain.
9 years ago

Parent of threatened student still looking for action from school

The parent of a 7 year old that was threatened by a classmate's parent said enough hasn't been done for her daughter to feel safe enough to return to school.
9 years ago

Police: No indication situation would turn tragic before Bonney Lake murder-suicide

A murder-suicide in Bonney Lake Friday night brought to light just how difficult it can be to determine when a domestic dispute situation can turn fatal.
9 years ago

Michael Medved discusses his recovery from throat cancer

Michael Medved is improving and eager to return to the airwaves, as he told 770 AM KTTH's Greg Tomlin in a recent conversation.
9 years ago

Cartoonist stands by controversial drawing depicting young shooting victim

Milt Priggee, who stirred up controversy with an editorial cartoon addressing the shooting death of a young child in Bremerton, is standing by his decision to portray the victim as an angel and an Uncle Sam holding handguns as the devil.
9 years ago

Emergency landing at SeaTac for ramp agent stuck in cargo hold

An Alaska Airlines flight had to return to SeaTac shortly after it took off on Monday afternoon after noise was heard coming from under the plane.
9 years ago

Phoenix Jones’ high-profile debut for MMA promotion ends in loss

The highly hyped debut fight for Seattle superhero Phoenix Jones' MMA alter-ego Ben Fodor in the World Series of Fighting promotion did not have a storybook ending.
9 years ago

Mercer Island construction tragedy ‘illustrates fragility of life’

The story of a local man who died after a wall fell on him at the construction site where a new house was being built for his family is one that hits home for KIRO Radio's Dori Monson.
9 years ago

Dori ‘fascinated’ by group’s success in taking down Chinese flag at Capitol

Dori Monson was happy to see that a group was not only willing to stand up against the Chinese flag flying in Olympia, but actually successful in getting it taken down.
9 years ago

How do Seahawks balance under a salary cap? Like your home budget

If you've ever had trouble understanding how the Seahawks balance contracts under the salary cap, 710 ESPN Seattle's "Justin and Gee" figured out the perfect guide by comparing it to a home budget.
9 years ago

Navy SEAL Eric Greitens on media attention to special operations

Eric Greitens is a Rhodes Scholar who studied at Oxford, a Navy SEAL and a Purple Heart recipient, so if anyone has an opinion on the recent attention given special forces and operations in media, it's him.
9 years ago

John Curley defends himself against 520 bridge penalty in mock court appointment

How did John Curley fare in a mock court appointment with co-host Tom Tangney serving as the judge?
9 years ago

Prosecutor in Molly Conley trial: Disappointed in manslaughter verdict, but goals accomplished

The manslaughter conviction of Erick Walker in the death of Molly Conley was a lesser verdict than Snohomish County Prosecutor Mark Roe was looking for, but he said his team accomplished what they set out to do.
9 years ago