Gee and Ursula Show

Gee and Ursula Show

Listen to The Gee and Ursula Show weekdays 9am - noon on KIRO Radio.

At what point will we know that COVID is gone?

KIRO Radio's Gee Scott and fill-in host Aaron Mason discuss how we'll know when COVID-19 has gone from pandemic to endemic.
11 hours ago

Virologist: ‘Time interval’ between doses will be important in vaccinations for kids

Dr. Rasmussen explains why, in her opinion, there should be enough clinical data to support emergency authorization of a vaccine for kids ages 5-11.
5 days ago

Seattle council candidate Sara Nelson outlines plan for homelessness, policing

Seattle City Council Position 9 candidate Sara Nelson calls for added encampment sweeps and police accountability over defunding.
7 days ago

Superintendent: More ‘issues with adults’ over masking rule than students

The state Superintendent says things are going "pretty darn well" as schools reopened. He credits that success to COVID rules, which include masking.
10 days ago

With Washington’s vaccine mandate deadline imminent, a minority chooses resignation

KIRO Radio speaks with the minority coalition which has decided to take a stand against the vaccine mandate and accept termination or resignation.
10 days ago

State Superintendent says any future vaccine mandate for students will be ‘statewide’

The state Superintendent of Public Instruction says there won't be a vaccine mandate for students until there's full federal approval of a vaccine for kids.
12 days ago

‘I didn’t think anybody took me that seriously,’ Seattle candidate says about anti-police tweets

Seattle city attorney candidate Nicole Thomas-Kennedy tells Gee and Ursula how she would run the office and responds to tweets she posted in 2020.
18 days ago

Seattle Council Position 8 candidate Kenneth Wilson takes aim at incumbent Mosqueda

The challenger for Position 8, Kenneth Wilson, claims his technical expertise as a civil engineer will be crucial for infrastructure development.
19 days ago

Virologist: Death toll from COVID for at-risk group is higher than from rare J&J side effect

Dr. Angela Rassmussen explains why we shouldn't be too worried about a rare side effect of the J&J vaccine, though it is still a sad and serious outcome.
20 days ago

Homeless to homeowner: One Seattle man’s path to recovery

Joel Alba, a formerly homeless drug addict, discussed how social services and leniency from the court allowed him to become a home owner
24 days ago

Mariners broadcaster Dave Sims ‘woke up excited’ ahead of big weekend for Seattle baseball

Broadcaster Dave Sims says he's thrilled about where the Seattle Mariners are today as they face the biggest weekend in a generation.
25 days ago

Virologist: Getting people vaccinated arguably ‘more important’ than booster shots

While booster shots have been approved for some Americans, it's not the most straightforward recommendation. Dr. Angela Rasmussen helps clarify.
25 days ago

King County kicks off program to pay homeless to clean up region’s parks

An initiative to hire homeless individuals in King County to help restore the region's parks and trails is now off and running.
27 days ago

How Seattle’s extended eviction moratorium may leave small landlords behind

Seattle extended its eviction moratorium that aims to help tenants during the pandemic, and approved two new regulations that impact landlords.
1 month ago

Dick’s Drive-In plans to ‘invest in employees’ by increasing base wages

Starting wages at Dick's Drive-In are increasing to $19 an hour, and $20 at the Seattle locations on Broadway and in Queen Anne.
1 month ago

Washington Sec. of State: Onslaught of election lawsuits could cause ‘significant damage’

Washington Sec. of State Kim Wyman is concerned that lawsuits challenging election results could be undermining the democratic process.
1 month ago

Vaccinated Vancouver woman hospitalized for COVID confirms ‘hospitals are full’

A woman from Vancouver, Washington, was vaccinated, yet still caught COVID-19. She shares a first-person account of her experience inside hospitals.
1 month ago

What can latest from Pfizer tell us about when state’s kids will be eligible for vaccine?

When will the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine be available to Washington state's children? Based on the latest from the company, it could be soon.
1 month ago

‘I feel heartbreak and anger’: Kirkland nurse describes toll of pandemic over last year

Kirkland nurse Jenna Loney describes the toll the pandemic has taken on her and others in the health care industry over the last year-plus.
1 month ago

Local bar owner: Businesses will ‘roll ahead as best we can’ with new vaccine requirements

Streamline Tavern's Mike Lewis joins the Gee and Ursula Show to discuss the vaccine verification mandate as a necessary step.
1 month ago

Virologist explains the commonly used cell lines in COVID vaccines

A common religious exemption to COVID vaccines is because they used fetal cell lines in development. Dr. Angela Rasmussen explains that claim.
1 month ago

Why county isn’t prosecuting teen suspect in fatal Maple Valley hit-and-run as an adult

The King County Prosecutor's Office points to several factors that would make charging a 15-year-old suspect in a Maple Valley hit and run as an adult.
1 month ago

Why US health officials are ‘divided’ on need for COVID-19 booster shots

The discussion on whether or not booster shots for the COVID vaccine are needed is dividing even the experts. Dr. Angela Rasmussen weighs in.
1 month ago

Seattle firefighter now supports vaccination after being hospitalized for COVID

Seattle Fire Lieutenant Tony Micelli was unvaccinated and had to be hospitalized for COVID. He survived and is now sharing his story to help others.
1 month ago