KIRO Nights


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Stine: ‘Disappointing’ SPD can’t do anything about stolen car on sidewalk

KIRO Nights host Jack Stine shares his thoughts on the scene with Seattle police and a stolen car outside KIRO Radio studios Wednesday.
10 days ago

Why study saying Seattle is a good city for dating might actually be right

While some have taken issue with a study claiming Seattle is a good town for dating, KIRO Nights host Jack Stine believes it might be right.
27 days ago

Stine: Controversy surrounding upcoming Dave Chappelle performance in Seattle is ridiculous

Asking that Dave Chappelle not be booked until he apologizes to trans people as a whole is a ridiculous argument to make.
1 month ago

Stine: Twice-yearly time changes have Washington stuck in ‘backwards, draconian’ tradition

It's time for Washington to end its twice-yearly time changes, argues KIRO Nights Jack Stine, and it's been a long time coming.
1 month ago

‘The one politician you can’t count out’: Can Kshama Sawant fend off recall challenge?

KIRO Nights host Jack Stine and guest Matt Markovich believe the Sawant recall race could end up coming all the way down to the wire.
1 month ago

Nicole Thomas-Kennedy reflects on stress of city attorney campaign in first post-election interview

Nicole Thomas-Kennedy reflects on the stress she endured during her campaign, and whether she might run for office again in the future.
2 months ago

Is turkey for Thanksgiving overrated? KIRO Nights says yes

Thanksgiving is just a couple days away, and a lot of people will be eating turkey because that's the tradition. But if it didn't have to be?
2 months ago

‘Back into the swing of things’ as Seattle workers return to the office, including at KIRO Radio

As employees start returning to the office -- including at KIRO Radio -- it will take some getting used to for those who have been remote for so long.
2 months ago

Stine: Fault for the opioid epidemic belongs with addicts

As the Washington Attorney General's Office is set to take on the country's largest opioid distributers in court, the opioid epidemic will continue.
2 months ago

Stine: Knowing sign language is an ‘amazing skill set to possess’

A study asked people who saw "Eternals," which features a deaf actor, if they were interested in learning sign language. A significant number said yes.
2 months ago

Stine: California teacher courageous to say how she really feels about the US

A middle school teacher in California lost her job after saying Donald Trump won the election in 2020. But was that courageous or cringe-worthy?
2 months ago

‘A bittersweet night’ as Sec. of State Wyman reflects on her last Washington election

As results for November’s general election came in, Secretary of State Kim Wyman discussed the end of a 30-year career assisting the state’s elections.
2 months ago

Despite early pushback, Seattle Public Schools reaches ‘fantastic’ vaccine mandate compliance

Of Seattle Public Schools' 7,283 full time employees, 99% have received COVID immunizations, and 205 have sought religious or medical exemptions.
3 months ago

Seattle city attorney candidate defends past inflammatory tweets as ‘satire and sarcasm’

Seattle city attorney candidate Nicole Thomas-Kennedy defends incendiary posts on social media, claims 'Twitter is an inherently satirical and sarcastic.'
4 months ago

Push to ‘cancel the rent,’ extend moratoriums driven by risk of more homelessness

With eviction moratoriums set to expire at the end of June, some local groups are pushing for the state to cancel rent and help people avoid homelessness.
8 months ago

Seattle Pride to make decision on police presence ‘from a community perspective’

Seattle Pride Executive Director Krystal Marx provided insight into the group's position on police presence at its events in the future.
8 months ago

Wallingford bar owner ‘hopeful’ after extended closure due to move, COVID

The Octopus Bar in Wallingford was moving locations when the pandemic hit, forcing it to remain closed longer than expected. But it's opening this month.
11 months ago

Why increased spending appears not to be helping Seattle homelessness

Mike is joined by Scott Greenstone from The Seattle Times to discuss Seattle’s former homelessness director and why we spend so much without a fix.
11 months ago

How will Bezos stepping down at Amazon impact the company’s future?

KIRO Nights is joined by Todd Bishop of GeekWire to talk about how Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will leave his post later this year.
12 months ago

Is WA unemployment head ‘failing up’ with new role in Biden administration?

KIRO Nights is joined by Seattle Times reporters Paul Roberts and Jim Brunner to discuss the state unemployment head Susi LeVine and her new position.
12 months ago

Boeing lands three sizable aircraft orders amidst DOJ settlements

Andrew McIntosh from the Puget Sound Business Journal joins KIRO Nights to fill us in on some good news out of Boeing.
1 year ago

How faulty Boeing system eventually led to 737 MAX crashes

Jon Ostrower, editor-in-chief of The Air Current, stops by to discuss Boeing's MCAS system and how it had been found ineffective.
1 year ago

‘Like the future of the Jetsons’: Company aims to build electric airplanes in WA

Mike is joined by Andrew McIntosh of the Puget Sound Business Journal to learn more about another company that may soon be making planes in Washington state.
1 year ago

A ‘dramatic drop’ in flu cases is ‘silver lining’ of COVID prevention measures

Due in part to mask wearing, hand washing, cleaning, social distancing, and COVID prevention measures, there have been fewer flu cases this winter.
1 year ago