Micki Gamez

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Micki Gamez grew up in Germany, but her family is from Austin, Texas! Micki has done radio all over the country, and now lives in Seattle with her family. Micki's guilty pleasure is swimming in Lake Washington.

‘This is an ongoing effort:’ King County officers report 36 DUIs in one weekend

Last weekend King County officers conducted a mobile impaired driving unit to get drivers under the influence off the roads.
4 days ago

Upcoming construction: SDOT to prepare bridges for next big earthquake

There are 16 Seattle roadway and pedestrian bridges that need upgrading in the event the next big earthquake hits.
5 days ago

Kia deals with another massive recall as Telluride SUVs face a risk of fire

Kia and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a recall Friday, this time for nearly half a million Kia Telluride SUVs.
10 days ago

Bellevue Police Department has had enough with traffic fatalities

Washington traffic fatalities are at a 33-year high. A Bellevue police officer said the numbers should concern everyone.
11 days ago

Welcome to construction season: Revive I-5 in Seattle is back

Drivers moving between Seattle and Tukwila will have a hard time getting through work this weekend thanks to the Revive I-5 project.
11 days ago

Vashon Islanders can’t wait another 4 years for new ferry

Small businesses on Vashon Island are struggling to make ends meet because of the frequent delays and outages with the ferry system.
14 days ago

Your car’s airbag might be a recall from over 10 years ago

An airbag recall from 14 years ago could haunt you. KIRO Newsradio spoke with CarFax about what to do if your car is on the list.
20 days ago

‘I’ve never seen a girls’ basketball game sold out!’: Storm game wows Seattle youths

More than 18,000 fans saw the Storm take on the Indiana Fever, including the 12-year-old girls' Seattle Rotary Lady Style Basketball team.
25 days ago

Headed to Mount Rainier National Park for the weekend? You may not get in

Mount Rainier and the national park there have seen a surge in popularity, which makes it a hot spot for the holiday weekend.
27 days ago

Another Kia software upgrade is happening in Bellevue

Kia through the Bellevue Police Department is offering free software upgrades to those who qualify in an effort to prevent theft.
1 month ago

Bellevue PD is teaching women to fight back with self-defense

Craig Hanaumi said more than 2,000 women have attended his self-defense workshop since it began. Some traveled more than 60 miles.
1 month ago

Brace for delays: Everett Revive I-5 is back

It's been over a year since the last downtown Everett Revive I-5. Work starts Friday, May 10, and lasts until Monday.
1 month ago

Bellevue Police handing out steering wheel locks to curb uptick in stolen cars

Bellevue Police is cracking down on car theft as it gives away more than a thousand steering wheel locks to prevent an uptick in stolen cars.
2 months ago

Sextortion is trapping our teens but one major company is working to stop it

Sextortion is a recent online phenomenon that is considered image-based sexual abuse and Psychology Today calls it a worldwide crisis.
2 months ago

AAA: Washington is one of the worst states for distracted driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and to to shine a light on the subject, AAA Washington has teamed up with Safe Drive Club.
2 months ago

Local bike shop wants to keep you moving no matter your income

To reactivate downtown Seattle, Bike Works, a small business in Columbia City, wants to keep the community cycling!
2 months ago

Going on a spring trip from Sea-Tac? Your car might not be there when you get back

In a recent report, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has seen a surge in car thefts over the past year.
2 months ago

RapidRide G Line: A new bus route connecting riders to mass transit

King County Metro's (KCM) Al Sanders said the RapidRide G Line will kick off shortly after the Lynwood extension is done in early September.
2 months ago

Pet allergies … are you missing the signs?

Your dog could be suffering from spring allergies and you might be missing the signs. A local vet said allergies are year-round for dogs.
2 months ago

Snohomish County transit announces major changes as Lynnwood light rail set to launch

When the Lynnwood light rail starts in August, the public transit authority of Snohomish County plans to stop running buses into Seattle.
2 months ago

UW star basketball player is living her dream, looking toward the future

UW basketball guard Jayda Noble earn money from NIL with her partnership with JBL headphones.
3 months ago

South Sound travelers may opt for transit after major service change

It's been seven years since Pierce Transit announced a major service change. The change means more access to Tacoma and the region.
3 months ago

‘Got Milk?’ could soon mean ‘Got Insulin?’ after scientists genetically alter cow

Professor Matt Wheeler and his team genetically altered a Jersey cow in Sao Paulo, Brazil to produce human insulin in its milk.
3 months ago

How parents can help prevent children from falling victim to online sex crimes

Chances are, if your teen has a cell phone or tablet, they either know someone or they have been the victim of an online sex crime.
3 months ago