Dori Monson Show

Dori Monson Show

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

King County Councilmember trying to ‘stop the spread’ of city policies to suburbs

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn did well in early primary results Tuesday, leading in the race for Council District No. 9 with 56.84% of the vote.
2 months ago

Renton man knocked off bike, injured by 4 teens who were then released

A Renton man tells Dori Monson he was beaten by a group of teens while riding his bike Tuesday, and the teens weren't booked into jail.
2 months ago

School board president explains resolution to ban Critical Race Theory

The Peninsula School District board recently voted unanimously (5-0) to keep Critical Race Theory out of the curriculum.
2 months ago

Washington lawmaker: New policing laws ‘a bump in the road, not a crisis’

House Bill 1310 disallows Washington state police's use of traditional equipment for law enforcement. Legislators see the bill as necessary police reform.
2 months ago

Both sides in Edmonds mistaken identity case come together to repair damage

Dori Monson spoke to a local business man who was misidentified in a video recorded in Edmonds posted to TikTok, and to the person who filmed the video.
2 months ago

Seattle man uses security camera to catch car prowlers

Gerard Thai, who lives in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood, has been trying to catch car prowlers and thieves in the act of stealing parts or motorcycles.
2 months ago

Despite being 4 minutes late, Dori catches Northwest salmon

On Friday, Dori met Tom Nelson of the "Outdoor Line" on 710 ESPN Seattle at the Everett waterfront to find a Washington state salmon.
2 months ago

Former King County Sheriff explains way receiver handled 911 call from Richard Sherman’s wife

Many people thought the 911 call receiver who spoke to Richard Sherman's wife was unprofessional. Former sheriff John Urquhart says they did nothing wrong.
2 months ago

Enron whistleblower says Employment Security Department is ‘broken by incompetence’

Enron whistleblower Lynn Brewer has won $100,000 in a legal settlement after suing the Employment Security Department for delaying her public records request.
2 months ago

King County Sheriff’s deputies say new law takes away a less lethal tool

King County Sheriff's deputies tell the Dori Monson Show that a bill out of Olympia is taking away one of their best options of a less lethal weapon.
3 months ago

President of police union calls OPA case file ‘woefully incomplete’

The head of the Seattle police union says he questions the investigation into the officers who were in Washington, D.C., during the U.S. Capitol riot. 
3 months ago

‘Dreams don’t burn,’ says owner of new cafe damaged in White Center fire

Several businesses were damaged early Monday by a fire in White Center, including a new boba cafe that was planning to hold a grand opening soon.
3 months ago

No way to evict a hoarder that owes over $25K, landlord laments

What can you do if you're a landlord and you have a hoarder who owes over a year's worth of rent? Nothing, says a local housing provider.
3 months ago

Is this extreme heat a sign of things to come for the Northwest?

The Pacific Northwest is in the midst of hot weather that's expected to break several heat records. But why now? Cliff Mass, University of Washington Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, explains for Dori Monson.
3 months ago

Centralia College president explains lanyards for vaccinated students

Centralia College will pay students $100 to get vaccinated and then give them a lanyard as proof. President Bob Mahrbacher told KIRO Radio's Dori Monson Show it's an all-volunteer program.
3 months ago

Sister says Seattle’s eviction moratorium makes it impossible to kick out her brother

A Seattle woman says she let her brother move into her house to help him out during a rough time, now she wants to sell and he won’t move out.
3 months ago

Getting flags at city hall flown at half-staff for slain SPD officer ‘proving to be a battle’

Flags at Seattle City Hall have yet to be lowered to half-staff following the death of SPD officer Lexi Harris, according to SPOG President Mike Solan.
3 months ago

Law school’s social media language ‘can mean anything,’ UW grad says

The University of Washington's Law School has social media best practices that at least one graduating student deems particularly ironic. 
3 months ago

Seattle woman claims ‘ideological conformity’ required for waterfront job

Elizabeth Economou tells Dori about her experience applying for a job with Friends of Waterfront Seattle that she feels required a certain mindset.
4 months ago

King County Councilmember: Universal basic income creates ‘cycle of dependency’

King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove proposed exploring universal basic income countywide. Dori and county councilmember Reagan Dunn discuss.
4 months ago

Eastern Oregon pushes to join Idaho for a better match with rural values

The Greater Idaho movement has had some recent momentum as the more conservative part of Oregon has expressed interest in joining Idaho.
4 months ago

Driver says heartwarming geese crossing in Bellevue turned to horror scene

A Bellevue man describes a sweet moment that turned ugly when a car sped through an intersection, hitting four geese in the crosswalk.
4 months ago

Bonney Lake mayor says all citizens equal regardless of vaccination status

The mayor of Bonney Lake has officially signed a proclamation to ban vaccine passports and related segregation in his town.
4 months ago

Tacoma man explains why he bailed out police officers charged in Manuel Ellis’ case

A judge set bail for each Tacoma police officer charged in the death of Manuel Ellis on Friday. By Friday night, a Tacoma man had bailed them out.
4 months ago