Lisa Brooks

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Lisa Brooks was formerly a news anchor and regular feature contributor on KIRO Newsradio. She joined KIRO in 2010 after 7 years with "the competition". Lisa is a big Mariners fan, and has even had the opportunity to serve as a fill-in Public Address Announcer at the old Kingdome and Safeco Field for more than a dozen games. Biggest thrill, announcing Ken Griffey Jr. and Cal Ripken Jr.'s names as they came up to bat. Lisa loves volunteering in her community, and spending time with her two pooches, Dudley and Motley.

Tony Delivers reaches 750 customers as delivery apps rage war against Seattle

Illes started his own delivery company, "Tony Delivers," promising to bring a customer's food within a limited delivery area for a flat fee of $5.
2 months ago

Pfizer shutting down Everett plant, 119 employees out of work

Pfizer stated it is closing a manufacturing facility in Everett, and 119 employees will lose their jobs.
4 months ago

5.7 magnitude earthquake strikes Oregon coast

A series of small earthquakes struck off the Oregon coast Tuesday evening.
4 months ago

SPD, FBI investigating string of Seattle bank robberies

A middle-aged white man is suspected of committing several bank robberies in the Seattle area over the past few months.
4 months ago

Seattle attorney on Boeing CEO: ‘His days were numbered as soon as that door plug blew out’

Responding to Boeing's changes at CEO and other leadership positions, Seattle Attorney Mark Lindquist said the company needed to go even further.
4 months ago

Vet clinic for low-income, homeless had ambulance ‘trashed, stripped of equipment’

Seattle Veterinary Outreach, which provides veterinary services for homeless and low-income people's pets, had its van stolen and trashed Thursday.
4 months ago

No harmful substance found in Port Orchard evacuation

The Kitsap County Administration Building in Port Orchard is back to normal operations a day after an evacuation.
4 months ago

Late-night dessert delivery service expanding to U-District for college cravings

What college student can resist the idea of warm cookies delivered to their dorm room late at night? That's where Insomnia Cookies swoops in.
4 months ago

Woman fatally shot near Garfield High School, scene of earlier shooting

A woman was shot and killed Wednesday night in Seattle's Central District neighborhood near Garfield High School.
4 months ago

Bellevue casket company pushes to bury ‘Daylight Saving Time’

As we spring forward into Daylight Saving Time this weekend, a Bellevue-based online casket company is dying to weigh in on the matter.
4 months ago

Witness shares new details on I-5 shooting injuring Navy veteran

Navy veteran Evan Hershey suffered several injuries in a shooting on I-5 in Tukwila in his 2015 Ford Mustang.
5 months ago

Seattle/King County free clinic helps nearly 3,000 people in the ‘missing middle’

The first appointment tickets were handed out each morning at 5:30 a.m. and after about two hours, all that day's tickets were gone.
5 months ago

3 Seattle-area high school jazz bands named finalists at prestigious jazz competition

Garfield and Roosevelt High have won the competition four times. Bothell hasn't won yet, but it has made it to the final 15 each of the past three years.
5 months ago

Washington 2024 Special Election: Renton voting for higher minimum wage

Renton's minimum wage is currently $16.28 per hour, but that wage will jump on July 1 to $20.29 for employers with more than 500 workers,
5 months ago

Tony Delivers provides a local alternate to food delivery in Seattle

When the WSU grad started losing customers due to food delivery costs, he decided to start his own delivery service. This month, Tony Delivers was born.
5 months ago

Thousands of Raterlabs employees laid off 1 year after pay raise

RaterLabs employees are responsible for evaluating Google’s search results by testing and rating how accurately the algorithm responds to various prompts.
5 months ago

Alaska Airlines flight attendant saves rare flamingo eggs during flight

Flight attendants are trained to take care of all kinds of requests when somebody rings the overhead call button.
5 months ago

Seattle has some of the highest grocery prices in the country

A new analysis shows residents of Washington have to pay an average $287.67 weekly, more than $17 higher than the average U.S. household.
6 months ago

Man shot in Seattle’s Northgate neighborhood

A man was seriously injured in a shooting incident Wednesday evening in Seattle's Northgate neighborhood.
6 months ago

Postal carrier robbed in Edmonds, man on-the-loose

Police in Edmonds Tuesday issued a public safety alert for a man they say robbed a U.S. Postal carrier Tuesday evening.
6 months ago

Small earthquake felt near Mt. St. Helens

According to data from the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, the quake struck Thursday night and measured magnitude 3.0 and lasted for about 90 seconds.
7 months ago

Free program provides real solutions at Kent-Meridian High School

Kent-Meridian High School in the Kent Valley creates free program to help students.
7 months ago

Cindi Rinehart, KOMO’s ‘Queen of the Soaps,’ dies

Seattle's "Queen of the Soaps," Cindi Rinehart, a longtime talent on KOMO TV's "Northwest Afternoon," died Tuesday morning.
7 months ago

Renton minimum wage initiative to go before the voters

The Renton City Council had the option of approving the wage increase immediately, but decided not to do so Monday night.
8 months ago