Lisa Brooks

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Lisa Brooks is a news anchor and regular feature contributor on KIRO Newsradio. She joined KIRO in 2010 after 7 years with "the competition". She's now honored to contribute great stories to a fantastic team. Lisa's 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.

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.
2 days 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.
10 days 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,
11 days 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.
13 days 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.
18 days 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.
18 days 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.
1 month ago

Man shot in Seattle’s Northgate neighborhood

A man was seriously injured in a shooting incident Wednesday evening in Seattle's Northgate neighborhood.
1 month 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.
1 month 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.
2 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.
2 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.
2 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.
3 months ago

Fire in Columbia City overnight injures Seattle firefighter

A Seattle firefighter was injured Tuesday night, while battling a 2-alarm fire in the city's Columbia City neighborhood.
3 months ago

Study: Washington state the most impacted by retail crime in US

A new study from Forbes ranks Washington state as the most impacted by retail crime in the entire United States.
3 months ago

Former guard indicted for bribery, smuggling drugs into King County Jail

A former corrections officer at the King County Jail has been accused of smuggling drugs into the facility.
4 months ago

Police search for armed bank robber fleeing a Wells Fargo in Snohomish

Witnesses described him as white, approximately 5 feet, 8 inches tall, slim and wearing all black.
4 months ago

Everett Police Chief calls it quits at city council meeting

Wednesday night's Everett City Council meeting started off with some big news: Police Chief Dan Templeman announced his resignation, effective Oct. 31.
5 months ago

Seattle police chief asked to suspend officer for offensive comments

After lengthy discussion, members of Seattle's Community Police Commission have asked Police Chief Adrian Diaz to suspend officer Dan Auderer, who was heard laughing and making rude comments about a woman struck and killed by a police car in January.
5 months ago

City officials ‘disgusted’ by SPD bodycam footage, says ‘fix the culture’

Seattle city officials continue to react to the release of body cam video of an officer talking and joking after a woman was struck and killed by a SPD cruiser
5 months ago

Bonney Lake left stunned, saddened after thieves steal ‘The Ascent’ statue

Under the cover of darkness, Bonney Lake Police say somebody cut the bolts off the statue by nationally acclaimed artist Larry Anderson and hauled it away.
6 months ago

Fire closure of North Cascades Highway is hurting local businesses

The Sourdough Fire has burned 2,953 acres and is 11% contained. The new fire, the Blue Lake Fire, is burning on the other side of State Route 20.
6 months ago

Where to find cooling centers around Washington, heat wave forecasted

The state of Washington is offering assistance in helping you find a place to cool down during this hot spell.
6 months ago

Seattle National Nordic Museum director receives knighthood

The next time you go to the National Nordic Museum in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood, you could meet an actual Knight.
7 months ago