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    Kick Off the Cons: Putting the NW ‘geekonomy’ on display

    There are so many pop culture and science conventions in the Northwest that there is now a convention for conventions -- Kick Off the Cons. It's an extension of what some call the Geekonomy.
  • roadkill washington

    Oregon joins Washington in putting roadkill deer and elk on the menu

    Oregon joins 20 other states, including Washington, in allowing people to harvest and eat roadkill.
  • animaniacs, rob paulsen

    Iconic ‘Animaniacs’ voice actor Rob Paulsen on cancer, Seattle concert

    Rob Paulsen is the voice of many peoples' childhoods, creating the voices for cartoons ranging from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Animaniacs. Recently, cancer threatened that voice.
  • WSDOT, Washington gridlock, seattle traffic, Puget Sound gridlock, labor day, traffic, king county

    5 things I’ve learned after moving away from King County

    One year ago, my family moved away from King County, into Snohomish County. Here are a few observations about commuting life and other differences between Seattle and Snohomish County.
  • Bike lanes Seattle

    A case arguing for Seattle’s controversial bike lanes

    As Seattle moves to build more bike lanes at the expense of parking spaces -- and drivers' patience -- on expert argues the lanes are more beneficial in the long run.
  • lyft, uber, seattle

    Where Seattle used Lyft and Uber most in 2018 (and other insights)

    Seattleites doubled down on Emerald City stereotypes in 2018, paying Lyft and Uber to deliver them to -- or deliver to them -- these offerings. It's what many might expect from Seattle.
  • Happy Holidays from our house to yours

    Every year the staff at 97.3 KIRO FM, 770 AM KTTH, and 710 ESPN Seattle create a video wishing our listeners and readers a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
  • 2018 best audio on MyNorthwest

    KIRO Radio and KTTH produce a lot of audio from interviews to discussing local, controversial issues. Some rise to the top and stand out each year. These are the top audio clips from 2018.
  • KIRO Christmas

    Radio drama: A Very KIRO Christmas 2018

    KIRO Radio personalities along with narrator John Maynard took the stage at the First Baptist Church in Seattle Dec. 11, 2018 to perform an original holiday drama live on the air -- A Very KIRO Christmas.
  • seahawks

    How the Seahawks made me come home for Christmas

    I had moved away, across the country, for a new life. And I had no intention of returning home to Seattle for Christmas. But a chance viewing of a Seahawks game changed that.