Dori Monson Show

Dori Monson Show

The Dori Monson Show is on KIRO Newsradio (weekdays Noon-3).

Local 7-year-old who beat COVID is kicked out of community theater program for lack of vax

The mom of a local 7-year-old speaks to Dori after her daughter was kicked out of a community theater program for being unvaccinated.
4 days ago

State senator: Law allowing teens to change gender without parental consent is ‘insane’

Young people in Washington can’t buy cigarettes or vaping products until they’re 21, but teens can now pursue gender reassignment.
4 days ago

Dori spars with lawmaker who calls Washington ‘model for entire nation’ in policing

Washington lawmakers are facing pent-up pushback from constituents and police officers about crime increases following laws enacted in 2021.
6 days ago

‘It looked ominous:’ Dori’s fact-check on upcoming state health board meeting

Many expressed alarm over the agenda for an upcoming state board of health meeting. Dori speaks to a state lawmaker for answers.
6 days ago

Dori: Are some local ski resorts giving snow enthusiasts a bait-and-switch?

An avalanche of listeners lit up the KIRO Radio text line after Dori described getting the cold shoulder from Vail Resorts, which owns Stevens Pass.
11 days ago

Brother of Tacoma drive-by victim responds to lesser-penalty proposal: ‘We were blindsided’

Washington state lawmakers have pre-filed a bill that would lessen penalties for drive-by murderers to “promote racial equity.”
12 days ago

Kirkland mom says making kids eat lunch outside in cold, wet weather is ‘child abuse’

A mom of two at Lakeview Elementary tells the Dori Monson Show she is fighting back against the school's rule that kids must eat lunch outside.
12 days ago

Chef who loses liquor license calls Washington state’s approach ‘Fear, fear, fear’

A Lewis County restaurant and bar, Mackinaw's, once featured on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” has had its liquor license stripped by the state of Washington.
13 days ago

A ‘snapshot’ of America’s mask rules driving from Florida to Washington

Fill-in host Matt Markovich just drove from Florida to Washington and shared some of the things he noticed, especially in terms of mask wearing.
27 days ago

Dori: Policies and politics driving Washington state’s homeless population

At his Wednesday afternoon press conference, Gov. Inslee announced that the millions of dollars the state is already spending on homelessness isn’t enough.
1 month ago

‘The backlash was deafening:’ Listeners prompt state wildlife commissioner to resign

Calling the study about dead elk calves a “political quagmire,” a Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife commissioner has resigned.
1 month ago

Dori: Car thefts explode in King and Pierce counties – and there’s little police can do about it

Like your car or truck? Better keep a close eye on it because car thieves in King and Pierce counties like your vehicle, too.
1 month ago

Spanaway man who shot, killed home intruder tells Dori, ‘If it comes to you, protect yourself’

Jerahme Smith had less than 60 seconds to decide how to respond when he heard intruders breaking into his Spanaway home around 4 a.m. Thursday.
1 month ago

Snohomish barber says AG’s latest threat to deny a jury trial doesn’t ‘scare me one bit’

Bob Martin, a barber in Snohomish who has defied state COVID mandates for the past year while keeping his shop open, is demanding his day in court.
1 month ago

Monson vs. Curley – Is it OK to share a hotel bed with a co-worker?

Dori Monson was aghast to learn where John Curley stayed the night during a snow storm.
1 month ago

Dori Monson Show listener is back with another Christmas parody song

Last year, listener Tyler Miller wrote and produced, "It's beginning to look a lot like Seattle." He has now updated his Christmas parody song for 2021.
1 month ago

Dori: ‘Death threats, hate mail’ don’t deter Recall Sawant campaign manager

Seattle's District 3 recall election against Councilmember Kshama Sawant has been “volatile” and dangerous, according to campaign manager Henry Bridger II.
1 month ago

Years-long saga of Ballard Commons homeless encampment ends, but why now?

Seattle has officially ordered the removal of the homeless encampment at the Ballard Commons Park, effective Dec. 7.
1 month ago

Brian Kilmeade says he doesn’t support Fauci-Nazi comparisons

Brian Kilmeade, of the Brian Kilmeade Show on Fox Radio, told KIRO Radio's Dori Monson Show that he doesn't support comparisons of Dr. Anthony Fauci to Nazis.
1 month ago

Dori: Rebuffed by City of Seattle, grassroots volunteers get ‘Lawn Mower Man’ off the streets

After more than a year of terrorizing Ballard neighbors with noise from his encampment, Seattle’s “Lawn Mower Man” has agreed to accept shelter placement.
2 months ago

Dori: Is it time to cut-and-run for Seattle barber?

The owner of Steele Barber, with two Seattle locations, says repeat vandals and burglars with no help from city officials has him "closer to (his) limit."
2 months ago

Kent mayor: After rash of shootings, ‘my residents are scared (but) I’m not giving up’

Multiple shootings marred a four-day Thanksgiving weekend for many cities in the Puget Sound area, but few more so than the city of Kent.
2 months ago

Seattle police arrest man for punching Target employee, shoplifting, stabbing person outside

Seattle police apprehended a man suspected of shoplifting from a downtown Target, punching an employee, and then stabbing a person directly outside.
2 months ago

Dori: Lynnwood councilmember charges up to $10,000 in ‘irregular’ campaign expenses

A Lynnwood councilmember is drawing heat for a series of irregular campaign expenditures. The reporter who broke the story joins The Dori Monson Show.
2 months ago