KIRO Nights

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Listen to KIRO Nights with Jake Skorheim weeknights from 7 - 10 p.m. on KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM.

The tale of a local hero and his machete

Nafi Quatamin owns the Salena One Market in Tacoma. Like many small stores in the area, his market has been targeted for robbery.
5 months ago

Holiday Magic: The bands who played on KIRO Newsradio

This year, KIRO presented an all-day broadcast with inspiring stories from Treehouse and live performances from local artists with incredible talent. 
7 months ago

Spike: Winning Mega Millions would pay the bills, but is it reasonable?

The lottery jackpot is huge again with tens of thousands of people clambering at the latest Mega Millions haul sitting at $940 million.
2 years ago

Will ‘report card’ signs stop Seattle drivers from going through crosswalks?

KIRO Nights host Jack Stine and traffic reporter Chris Sullivan discuss the merits of the "driver report card" signs Seattle is planning to install.
2 years ago

KIRO Nights: Is it time for masks to go, or do we keep this ‘simple intervention?’

KIRO Nights host Jack Stine asked frequent guest Dr. William Zinnanti, MD, Ph.D., for his thoughts on whether it's time to stop requiring masks.
2 years ago

KIRO Nights: Will engraving your catalytic converter prevent it from being stolen?

Some Washington drivers waited hours to get their catalytic converter engraved, but will this actually help stop or reduce these thefts?
2 years ago

Jack Stine shares his formula to make Gov. Inslee the next president

KIRO Nights host Jack Stine says Gov. Jay Inslee should make himself the "bad boy of liberal politics" if he wants to be the next president.
2 years ago

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ removed from required reading list for Mukilteo schools

The book "To Kill a Mockingbird" will be removed from the 9th grade required reading list in the Mukilteo School District. 
3 years ago

KIRO Nights: Can Boeing help create a world where we all drive flying cars?

Boeing is sinking millions of dollars into electric air taxis, as KIRO Nights host Jack Stine notes. But just how likely is a world of flying cars?
3 years ago

KIRO Nights: What’s to blame for the drop in Washington student test scores?

In the first exams since the COVID-19 pandemic began, there was a huge drop off in test scores among Washington students. 
3 years ago

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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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?
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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.
3 years 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?
3 years 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.
3 years 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 years 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.'
3 years ago