Jake Skorheim

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Website: http://www.mynorthwest.com

Jake Skorheim is the host of KIRO Nights on KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM. Skorheim started at Bonneville Seattle in 2008 as producer for The David Boze Show on KTTH. In 2009 he moved to KIRO, serving as Dori Monson’s producer until 2016, before taking a hiatus from radio.

Skorheim: How do you feel about WSDOT’s $10M bathrooms?

WSDOT says the agency needs $500 million to fix their 47 aging rest stops throughout the state.
6 months ago

Skorheim: Winter is coming. Let the battle of the thermostat begin!

Every year when cold weather sets in, there is a battle line drawn in my house and it goes straight through the thermostat on the wall in my living room.
8 months ago

Skorheim: Giant world-record pumpkin seeds sell for how much?

I talked with Travis Gienger, now the world-record holder for growing the largest pumpkin ever. It was recorded at 2,749 pounds.
8 months ago

Skorheim: These gas prices are getting out of control!

In much of the rest of the United States, gas is still halfway affordable at around $3.60 per gallon, according to AAA. But not here in Washington!
8 months ago

Skorheim: I bet you didn’t know this about Costco …

I had the opportunity to chat with David and Susan Schwartz, two Costco superfans who just wrote a book about the warehouse store chain.
8 months ago

Skorheim: OMG, have you seen the forecast?!

According to the professionals, you can expect some beautiful weather this weekend.
8 months ago

Skorheim: Ready for the 3-1/2-day work week? No, thanks

"Your children will live to 100 and not have cancer because of technology and literally they'll probably be working 3 1/2 days a week," Jamie Dimon said.
8 months ago

Skorheim: Sorry, these pumpkins cost how much?

It really sucks the joy out of the experience when you have to consider taking out a second mortgage just to pay the bill of a few pumpkins.
8 months ago

Skorheim: Yes, Seattle is crazy

Jake made a new friend while getting an oil change this week. Both guys have loud kids and both think Seattle is crazy.
8 months ago

Skorheim: Ex-Tesla engineer becomes barber who cuts foster kids’ hair for free

I recently had Tommy Andrade on KIRO Nights to chat about something very unique he and his co-owner have started doing at Southpaw Barber Shop in Seattle.
9 months ago

Skorheim: The story of a ‘village idiot,’ a large-horned steer and a chop-top Ford

The tale of a 2,200-pound steer (formerly bull) riding shotgun in a chop-top crown vic and a man who refers to himself as the "village idiot."
10 months ago

Skorheim: Free (tiny) train rides this weekend in Skykomish

Heading east with no particular destination in mind, out of nowhere, we saw a sign up near Skykomish that read, "Free Train Rides."
10 months ago