Ursula Reutin

Ursula Reutin

Ursula is a co-host of the Gee & Ursula Show weekdays 9 a.m. - noon on KIRO Newsradio. She loves to laugh and she does it with gusto. She brightens the day for everyone around her with her kindness, thoughtfulness and fun-loving nature.

Ursula: Being gay has no bearing on allegations against former SPD Chief Diaz

In his first interview since he stepped down as the city's top cop, former SPD Chief Adrian Diaz publicly came out as gay.
6 days ago

Ursula: The outside investigation of SPD can’t come soon enough

An outside investigation of SPD is desperately needed to address what many within the department have described as a "good ol' boys" culture.
2 months ago

Ursula: Boeing has finally taken a step in the right direction

Boeing CEO David Calhoun acknowledged that the mid-air blowout of an Alaska Airlines door panel was a watershed.
3 months ago

Ursula: The Burien homeless crisis highlights an even bigger problem

Because of the lack of alternatives, the King County Sheriff has ordered her deputies to not enforce a camping ban in Burien.
3 months ago

Ursula: Travis Kelce should apologize for his bad behavior in the Super Bowl

No matter how the NFL, Coach Andy Reid, or Travis Kelce try to spin it, we witnessed abusive behavior.
4 months ago

Ursula: King County needs to drop its plan to close youth jail

A new proposal by the county calls for teen suspects to be held in a 24-hour center where kids facing serious charges could stay for up to three days.
5 months ago

Ursula: My mom has lived a life that’s full; she did it her way

As we approach Christmas, our beautiful 87-year-old mom struggles to stay asleep. Each time she shuts her eyes, she hopes she doesn't wake up.
6 months ago

Ursula: Record-low King County election turnout ‘disturbing’

King County had the lowest recorded turnout rate for a general election in modern history this year. Ursula explains why it's disturbing.
7 months ago

Ursula: ‘I condemn Hamas and agree with the goal of eliminating this terror group’

"I don't believe it's antisemitic to say that I also support innocent Palestinians," Ursula Reutin writes.
8 months ago

Ursula: We aren’t doing enough for nurses, who are leaving in droves

Many are leaving the profession of nursing, and, in some cases, they're taking their own lives as well.
8 months ago

Ursula: Does grammar still matter? Not according to UW

Jake Harper found that the University of Washington's Informatics department doesn't grade on grammar in students' applications.
9 months ago

Ursula: Does everyone deserve a second chance? It’s complicated

Seattle chef Edouardo Jordan, once a national media darling after winning two prestigious James Beard awards, appeared on the Gee and Ursula show Tuesday.
9 months ago

Ursula: More work needs to be done to transform Seattle Police Department

"Culturally, something is not right within SPD and its leadership," KIRO Newsradio's Ursula Reutin says.
10 months ago

Ursula: Stop giving criminals a free pass

As we are dealing with record high violent crime in much of our region, the decision to release a suspected felon, without bail, is especially infuriating.
10 months ago

Northeast Seattle Little Leaguers win Ursula’s heart

Ursula Reutin was invested in the Northeast Seattle team's quest to win the Little League World Series and felt pride for kids she had never met.
10 months ago

Ursula: Would you know what to do if someone starts choking on food?

Would you know what to do if someone you're dining with starts choking on food?  If it isn't a family member, would you step in and help?
11 months ago

Ursula: A personal story on how drug addiction affects us all

The reality is, each and every one of us is affected by drug addiction. If not personally, then through a family member, friend, or colleague.
1 year ago

Ursula: $134M high-rise won’t solve Seattle homeless crisis

The Rise is being touted as Seattle’s first “affordable housing” high-rise in more than 50 years. It officially opened this week.
1 year ago

Ursula: Seattle isn’t dying, it’s the fastest-growing big city in US

It turns out Seattle ISN'T dying! Brand new Census data shows that Seattle is once again the fastest-growing big city in the United States.
1 year ago

Ursula: Turning soul-crushing grief over fentanyl into fuel for change

Gen Pehlivanian’s son, Trygve, died of a fentanyl overdose on December 29, 2019. He was only 20 years old.
1 year ago

Ursula: We lost a super hero

If you measure one’s greatness by their acts of kindness, then Dan Kirk of Bellevue was a super hero.
3 years ago

Woodinville couple seek public’s help to find their missing daughter

"We just want her to come home safely," is the desperate plea from a Woodinville couple who need help finding their missing 14-year-old daughter.
4 years ago

There are still good people in this world

Rob left his wallet, full of $1800, on the roof of his car. Luckily, Dan Kirk found it along a road in Centralia, Washington.
4 years ago

Are you addicted to your phone? You’re not alone

Are you addicted to your cell phone? Are you spending even more time on it during the pandemic?
4 years ago