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Your car care has never been more important

Point S Tire SPONSORED — As the year continues to fly by with health safety as the biggest concern, many look for a way to make the most of their time with friends and family. Traveling on mass transit has left people feeling high strung and opting in for road trips through the countryside, driving […]
1 year ago
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What to expect as the new normal: businesses reopen

PRO Club SPONSORED — As the stay at home order is lifted and the Greater Seattle area slowly eases back into reopening, one can’t help but wonder how things will look after the global pandemic. With the introduction of practicing safe social distancing and reinforcing vigilant cleanliness, businesses are creating new ways for their customers […]
1 year ago
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From binge watching to video chatting, can your internet keep up?

CenturyLink SPONSORED — You probably used the internet, perhaps a lot, before COVID-19 hit, but that usage has likely skyrocketed since you’ve been stuck at home. In fact, overall internet use has gone up. “As millions of people go online for entertainment and more, total internet hits have surged by between 50% and 70%, according […]
1 year ago
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Dori: Experts answer retirement investment questions during a volatile election year

Know Your Risk Roadshow 2/29 SPONSORED — Are your investments and retirement ready for the 2020 election? In an election year, anything is possible in the stock market. The only solid prediction this year is that there will be volatility, as the race for the Democratic nomination and eventually for president will have economic ramifications. […]
2 years ago

6 facts you should know about trucking

Knight Transport LLC SPONSORED — Most people likely don’t know how important trucking is to the American economy, but the role it plays in everyday life is staggering. If the industry were to disappear, there would be serious ramifications. Here are six facts to know about trucking and why you should care. Trucking hauls more […]
2 years ago
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Holiday pairings worth sharing

Heritage Distilling Co. SPONSORED — One of the best parts of the holiday season is the food. There are so many flavors to choose from for your next festive gathering. The key is to match your dishes with the right drink, whether by adding it as an ingredient or offering it as a pairing. Here […]
2 years ago
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Nate Solder: A heart transformed

Compassion International SPONSORED — Most people know Nate Solder by his profession, as an offensive tackle for the New York Giants and, before that, for the New England Patriots. In his professional football career, Solder has started in 95 games, been voted captain by his teammates, and been part of two Super Bowl-winning teams. There’s […]
2 years ago
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Introducing the WSECU & KIRO Radio Hometown Hero: Annie Poyner

NOMINATE your Hometown Hero WSECU SPONSORED– Annie Poyner is a dedicated volunteer, committed to helping youth in our communities achieve academic success and leadership skills. Poyner gives back to the community in both her career and volunteer work. In her career, she is the force behind the widely successful free tutoring program, Study Zone. As […]
2 years ago

How to know if you need a lawyer when you’ve been injured

Davis Law Group Order your FREE Book SPONSORED — Washington saw about 35,000 injuries from car crashes last year, according to the Washington Department of Transportation. They ranged from minor to serious, some even fatal. When you’ve been hurt in an auto accident caused by a negligent driver, you likely feel overwhelmed by emotions and […]
2 years ago
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Holiday gift shopping survival guide

Heritage Distilling Co. SPONSORED — The holidays can be stressful, but they don’t have to be. Instead of dreading the crowds that come with shopping and activities, plan now to move through the holidays with ease. Use this shopping survival guide to get you through to that lovely part of the holidays when you can […]
2 years ago
Schuchart’s Executive Leadership Team: President Casey Schuchart, CFO Christian Geisman, COO Jeff...

How one Seattle firm is positioning itself for another 30 years of success

Schuchart SPONSORED — For a company that’s grown steadily over thirty years, a new leadership team might signal a change in direction or a shift in business strategy. That wasn’t so for Schuchart, the Seattle-based construction firm behind many of the region’s most interesting buildings. The company founded 30 years ago and still run by […]
2 years ago
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The season of Pumpkin Spice is upon us

Heritage Distilling SPONSORED — While pumpkin spice may have started as a trendy flavor found in a few items, it has become a universal part of culture, signaling the end of summer. In fact, consumers spend millions of dollars on pumpkin-flavored products every year. “For the past several years, pumpkin flavoring has swept through stores […]
2 years ago
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Introducing the WSECU & KIRO Radio Hometown Hero: Jerome Hunter

NOMINATE your Hometown Hero WSECU SPONSORED- In the fall of 2019, a new private school, Seattle School for Boys, will become an educational option for boys in the sixth and seventh grade. The tagline for this school, “Educating boys to become compassionate and intellectual leaders.” This new opportunity for Seattle area students can be attributed, […]
2 years ago
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Seattle is having a humpback comeback

Puget Sound Express SPONSORED — People love the excitement of seeing a 40-ton humpback whale leap out of the water and crash back into the surf. There’s something incredible about hearing, seeing, and feeling the spray from a whale’s blowhole as it emerges from the ocean. In short, it’s magical to witness such powerful mammals […]
2 years ago
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Experience Ka’anapali, where the world comes to play

Ka’anapali Beach Resort SPONSORED — There are so many tropical vacation options that choosing may be overwhelming. To make your trip to paradise spectacular, look for what sets a place apart. Beaches are a must, along with plenty of activity options and privacy. Luckily, there is a place that checks all the boxes – Hawai’i’s […]
2 years ago
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Why you should skip the bed-in-a-box trend

Bedrooms and More SPONSORED — Buying a mattress these days is certainly easy, what with the simplicity of online shopping and deals on shipping. But is the bed-in-a-box that arrives worth the money? While they may – or may not – be cheap, these mattresses are designed with shipping in mind. They must be packed […]
2 years ago
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Top 5 food and drink podcasts

Heritage Distilling SPONSORED — Whether you consider yourself a food connoisseur or someone who simply loves to try novel flavors, there are many ways to discover trends, learn about classics or uncover a tasty dish that’s new to you. A great way is through podcasts. As with TV shows, there are as many podcasts as […]
2 years ago
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Calling all football fans: follow Russell on the road

Take your Northwest spirit that we’re known for on the road this season with Alaska Airlines. With flights to all the away games and the most nonstop flights from Seattle, Alaska Airlines will get you to all the games and back home again. Alaska Airlines offers 1,200 daily flights to 115 destinations across the US […]
2 years ago
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Introducing the WSECU & KIRO Radio Hometown Hero: Michelle McLean

NOMINATE your Hometown Hero WSECU SPONSORED — Inspiring her Tacoma community to give back comes naturally to Michelle McLean. She spends her free time impacting those around her with a contagiously positive outlook and dreams of making people’s lives better. Leading community home makeovers has become a “passion project” for McLean throughout the past few […]
2 years ago
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Safe summer road trip checklist

Find a local Point S SPONSORED — Nothing ruins a road trip more quickly than a blowup – from a car engine, a tire, or a grumpy child. While keeping kids entertained is one solution for the latter, there are ways you can prevent car troubles, as well. Whether you’re driving nearby for a weekend […]
2 years ago
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Seattle and tech companies want internet for all

Internet Essentials SPONSORED — Most of Seattle’s residents enjoy internet connectivity at home, but a small yet important population does not have regular online access. A recent study shows that low-income and insecurely housed groups are most affected by the “digital divide,” so the city and local tech companies are working together to bridge that […]
2 years ago
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What’s that weed clogging up Washington lakes?

Milfoil King SPONSORED — If you’ve ever gone for a swim or out on a boat on one of Washington’s lake, you’re probably familiar with milfoil. Nasty, gunky, and dangerous, Eurasian Milfoil is an invasive and aggressive plant with deep roots that clogs up waterfront property. Milfoil is dangerous for swimmers, can ruin boat motors, […]
2 years ago
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Five Whales You Can See in Seattle

Whale Watching with Puget Sound Express SPONSORED — You may think that whale watching happens only to weathered sea workers fishing in frigid waters, or tourists on an Alaskan cruise. But you don’t have to sail the wild shores of Alaska—or be Captain Ahab—to spot a whale. In fact, the Salish Sea near Seattle is […]
2 years ago