John Curley and Shari Elliker

John Curley and Shari Elliker airs on KIRO Newsradio weekdays 3pm - 7pm.

John and Shari: Political pressure to forgive student loan debt is well-timed ahead of mid-term elections

President Joe Biden and Congress’ plan for student loan debt remains an outstanding question as Democrats look towards the midterm elections.
27 days ago

John & Shari: Inflation has forced some people to adjust their tipping habits

Inflation is driving up prices lately on nearly everything, and it seems to be leading some people to tip less at restaurants and for other services.
2 months ago

John Curley and Shari Elliker want story ideas from listeners

John Curley and Shari Elliker are looking for story ideas and could use your help. If it's good, you may even get a gift from John of his choosing.
2 months ago

John & Shari: Seattle teachers can keep masking if they’re concerned about safety

In a change of plans, and against the union's wishes, masks will soon be optional for all teachers, staff, and students at Seattle schools.
2 months ago

John & Shari: If Russell Wilson leaves Seattle, his home could be on the market

While everyone else is thinking about the football impacts of Russell Wilson leaving Seattle, John Curley is thinking about what will happen to his home.
2 months ago

John & Shari: As state ends COVID mandates, some people can’t let go

King County's vaccine verification policy has ended and the state and county mask mandates end soon, so it will be up to individuals to choose.
2 months ago

John Curley shares an Olympic story from 2002 with local star Apolo Ohno

Eight-time Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno, who is from Washington, speaks about the Wim Hof Method, the Olympics, and John’s 2002 soul patch stunt.
3 months ago

John & Shari: Customers ‘being used for marketing’ at loud restaurant

John Curley recently went out to eat at a restaurant with friends that he says was loud, and "not designed for people over 50."
3 months ago

John & Shari: Seattle Uber riders rated second-worst among US cities

According to a new rating, the worst Uber riders are in New York City, Seattle, D.C., and Boston. But there are a few ways you can improve your score.
3 months ago

John Curley was once a ‘very pale’ extra on ‘Baywatch’

KIRO Newsradio host Shari Elliker doubted that John Curley was really on "Baywatch," so he called in a friend who could backup his story.
3 months ago

John Curley’s old roommate confirms his skating story is ‘100% true’

To fact check a skating story John told, the show calls up John's old roommate and long-time friend Mark Fortgang for the truth.
3 months ago

John & Shari: Seattle Kraken hears you — lower prices are coming soon

In a recent interview, the Seattle Kraken CEO indicated there could be lower prices coming soon for items at Climate Pledge Arena -- including beer. 
3 months ago

John & Shari: Perhaps red light cameras are more trouble than good

Part of the U.S. infrastructure deal will include spending for traffic cameras. But do these cameras actually make the roads safer?
3 months ago

Prediction for Seattle from John & Shari listener one year ago comes true

Almost a year ago, a KIRO Newsradio listener who had previously been homeless made a prediction about the future of Seattle.
3 months ago

John & Shari: Sound Transit needs a change at the fare box to survive

Sound Transit is in trouble financially. John Curley and Shari Elliker speak with KIRO Newsradio traffic reporter Chris Sullivan about why.
3 months ago

John & Shari: ‘No good news’ for hopeful home buyers in Seattle

Prospective home buyers in the greater Seattle area have paid up to half a million over asking price in some cases as inventory remains an issue.
4 months ago

John & Shari: Bill to reduce in-person learning hours should go ‘down in flames’

A proposed bill would limit the hours of in-person learning required in Washington by 20% for K-12 students. John Curley is not a fan.
4 months ago

Who else but John Curley would buy a car without seeing it?

John Curley recently bought a car, but didn't want to know what is was, didn't want to see it, and didn't want to know how much it costs. 
4 months ago

Two songs (one beautiful, one annoying) by Jacob Ryan Smith

Just a few weeks ago, Jacob Ryan Smith, an extremely talented composer and lyricist, got a call from John Curley. The rest is radio history.
4 months ago

How should Washington parents handle being asked to step in as substitute teachers?

KIRO Radio host John Curley provides some insight into how he'd handle the recent need for substitute teachers in Washington.
4 months ago

Rep. Walsh says limiting emergency powers is among key issues for legislative session

State Rep. Jim Walsh (R-Aberdeen) joined the John Curley & Shari Elliker Show to provide an update on the legislative session that started Monday.
4 months ago

John Curley describes his trek to the outhouse in 4 feet of snow

KIRO Radio host John Curley says there has been about 4 feet of snow at his cabin, which means it's a journey to get to his outhouse.
5 months ago

John & Shari support 10-minute limit for Seattle councilmember speeches

The new rule for Seattle City Councilmembers is that they're not allowed to talk about anything for longer than 10 minutes.
5 months ago

John & Shari: Porch pirates risk a lot for unknown packages

It's the holiday season, people are expecting packages, and that means the porch pirates are back. But these thieves don't even know what they're stealing.
5 months ago