KIRO Newsradio Opinion

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Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: The unlikely scapegoat in the Donald Trump assassination attempt

A Republican from Tennessee, said DEI was to blame for the tragedy that saw a gunman try to kill Donald Trump.
7 hours ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: Motive of Trump shooter not important, how he got an AR-15 is

As much as we would all like to understand the motive of the Trump shooter, I don’t see us doing much with that information.
3 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Membership Fees at Costco Are Going Up!

Ursula Reutin joins the SMN crew to discuss some changes that Costco is making to its membership fees and the rewards it is giving back to members. Listen to Seattle’s Morning News w/ Dave Ross & Colleen O’Brien Show every weekday at 5am on KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM or go to MyNorthwest.com to learn more! […]
5 days ago
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Travis Mayfield

Mayfield: I will never forget Devin, Tom, Karen, Jessica in wake of Thirtymile Fire anniversary

This week marks 23 years since the The Thirtymile Fire, a massive wildfire burning north of Winthrop Washington killed four firefighters.
6 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: What do Sting and tantric sex have in common?

John shares an incredible story about a Sting concert at the Gorge… and then somewhere along the way, we (and by “WE”, we mean Jake) landed at tantric sex. Listen to the John & Jake Show every weekday at 3pm on KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM. Listen to KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM, or visit MyNorthwest.com to […]
7 days ago
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Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: The lesson we all can learn from President Biden

As disturbed as I am by the state of politics right now, I do have President Biden to thank for giving me a new perspective on a personal matter.
8 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Should President Biden drop out of the race?

Ursula Reutin and Dave Ross have a very spirited conversation about our state’s Democratic response to President Biden. Listen to Seattle’s Morning News w/ Dave Ross & Colleen O’Brien Show every weekday at 5am on KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM Listen to the Gee and Ursula Show every weekday at 9am on KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM […]
8 days ago
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KIRO Newsradio staff

From the audience: Kamala Harris needs to lead next generation of Democrats

Joe Biden merely needs to hand over the reins of power to his second in command, Vice President Kamala Harris, and sooner rather than later.
8 days ago
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KIRO Newsradio staff

From the audience: How my father’s age makes me scared for Joe Biden

A KIRO Newsradio listener shared his views: As I watch my dad, sometimes what I see in me – I feel it's time for Joe Biden to "let it go."
9 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Do You Have Air Conditioning?

It’s getting hot in Washington—so hot that records are being broken! Gee Scott joined SMN to discuss the heat and air conditioners. Let us know in the comments if you have AC or don’t think it’s worth it. Listen to Seattle’s Morning News w/ Dave Ross & Colleen O’Brien Show every weekday at 5am on […]
9 days ago
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Dave Ross

Dave Ross dedicates one of his hits to the commuter caught with a dummy

It happened again last month: A commuter was caught in the carpool lane with a very lifelike dummy. Although, it did not fool the police.
12 days ago
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Travis Mayfield

Mayfield: One public library is now banning kids from entering

A public library in Idaho has officially banned kids from entering. It says it is make the change due to a new state law.
12 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: GEE and Baby GEE

A very special guest joined the Gee and Ursula Show: Gee Jr.! It’s fair to say that like father, like son. Watch Gee Jr. answer questions about his dad, life, and more! Listen to the Gee and Ursula Show every weekday at 9am on KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM Listen to KIRO Newsradio 97.3 FM or […]
14 days ago
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Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: Why we should feel sorry for giant, billion-dollar grocery chains

The good news is the rate of increase for grocery retailers is slowing down, while still being thoughtful about keeping the essentials in check.
14 days ago
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Charlie Harger

Harger’s guide to neighborhood etiquette this Fourth of July: ‘Be sober when setting off explosives’

I really love fireworks. But you know what drives me crazy when celebrating America's independence this Fourth of July? Fireworks.
14 days ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: Now I get my say on Biden, Trump during the presidential debate

The real catastrophe was that Biden’s terrible performance seems to have caused everyone to forget this little exchange with Trump during the debate.
17 days ago
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Angela Poe Russell

Angela Poe Russell: More evidence schools would be wise to lock up cell phones

As more schools grapple with how to regulate students and their cell phones, a Seattle summer program officially took the leap this week.
19 days ago
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Travis Mayfield

Mayfield: Please get out of the CARE Team’s way and let it work

This week the Mayor announced a pilot program called the Community Assisted Response and Engagement (CARE) team could be expanding.
20 days ago
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Steve Coogan

‘Disaster’: KIRO, KTTH hosts roast Biden for CNN debate performance

The KIRO Newsradio and KTTH hosts who offered their impressions of the debate agreed that Joe Biden did not have a good night at the podium.
20 days ago
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Charlie Harger

Harger: It’s time to try something different regarding presidential debates

Is it going to change anyone's mind? It's hard not to be cynical about the CNN Presidential Debate coming up Thursday evening.
23 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Spike Tries To Infect Us With COVID

Is COVID, and quarantining people, still something we have to worry about? You might notice the absence of one half of this fine radio program. Spike O’Neill attempts to take down The Jack and Spike Show and fails thanks to the tireless efforts of KIRO Newsradio’s very own Jack Stine. Tune in live to The […]
23 days ago
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MyNorthwest Video

Video: Cop Who Arrested Justin Timberlake For DWI INFURIATES Hamptons Elite

More details emerge about the 23-year-old Sag Harbor officer who arrested Justin Timberlake for a DWI. Michael Arkinson, hero in our hearts, rookie on the force and seemingly a perfectly reasonable officer of the law, has been unmasked by the media. And apparently he has been ‘infuriating’ vacationers in the Hamptons for months. Jack Stine […]
23 days ago
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Dave Ross

Ross: As Louisiana requires the Ten Commandments in classrooms, don’t limit anti-sin campaigns to schools

The State of Louisiana has passed a law requiring the Ten Commandments to be posted in every school in the state.
24 days ago
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Travis Mayfield

Mayfield: Democracy needs your help

There are many reasons to be concerned about democracy. But one that we don’t talk much about is our own willingness to actually participate.
27 days ago