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‘We are a country of laws’: Councilmember echoes calls to prosecute teen hit-and-run suspect as adult

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn is calling for the teen suspect of an alleged series of hit and run incidents to be tried in adult court.
5 hours ago
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Federal Way mom says school district is unprepared for class to quarantine

A mom in Federal Way says her son's entire class has to be in quarantine after one kid tested positive for COVID, and there's no remote learning option.
2 days ago
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Stolen truck found, returned to 83-year-old Everett man

An 83-year-old Everett-area man is looking for his mint condition 1997 F-250 truck, after it was stolen out of his driveway earlier this week.
5 days ago
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Student says fight at Tahoma school wasn’t racially motivated

A Tahoma High School student involved in a fight witnesses say included racial slurs is claiming that race was not a factor in the incident.
6 days ago
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Wife of Maple Valley man killed in hit-and-run pushes to prosecute teen suspect as adult

The wife of a Maple Valley man killed in a hit-and-run is calling on the county prosecutor to try the 15-year-old girl suspected of the crime as an adult.
7 days ago
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Vaccine requirements in Clallam, Jefferson counties part of ‘social contract,’ says health officer

Health officer Dr. Allison Berry explains why she enacted vaccine requirements for restaurants and bars in Clallam and Jefferson counties.
14 days ago
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Whatcom County deputy says his son’s teacher is telling kids how to skirt the law

A father, who is also a Whatcom County Sheriff's Deputy, is upset about what one of his son's teachers is instructing students in a civics class.
19 days ago
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Jimmy John’s manager frustrated with low staffing thanks to ‘government handouts’

A Jimmy John's in Bellevue is being transparent about why their service might be lacking. The general manager chocks it up to not finding enough workers.
20 days ago
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King County Sheriff’s Office chief demoted for posting officers’ vaccination status

Dori learned that a chief with the King County Sheriff's Office posted to the King County Intranet officers' names and their vaccination status.
20 days ago
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Monroe restaurant joins in honoring 13 fallen US servicemembers in Kabul

A number of restaurants are honoring the 13 US servicemembers killed in Afghanistan last week, including Tuscano's Italian Kitchen in Monroe.
21 days ago
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Former state lawmaker says Washington’s long-term care tax should be optional

Petitions are just hitting the streets, and the internet, to try to gather enough signatures to make changes to the state's upcoming long-term care tax.
23 days ago
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Island County government employees to get hazard pay from federal relief

The Island County Commissioner defends using federal relief funds as hazard pay for government employees who work with the public.
26 days ago
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Gold Star Congressional candidate blames Biden for attack in Kabul

Joe Kent told Dori Monson that he believes President Biden and military leadership are responsible for the attack at the airport in Kabul.
27 days ago
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Spokane’s Hoopfest director says risk of delta variant forced cancellation

This year's Hoopfest in Spokane is canceled for the second year in a row. The executive director of the event explains the decision.
27 days ago
Vaccine mandate, school employees, exemption...
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Dori asks state superintendent who decides the sincerity of someone’s faith?

State Superintendent Chris Reykdal explains to Dori how a religious exemption will work for educators. Will the state decide the sincerity of our faith?
1 month ago
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Former ambassador to Afghanistan worries about Biden’s ability to lead

Former ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker joined KIRO Radio's Dori Monson Show to explain where the U.S. goes from here.
1 month ago
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State senator calls for transparency in letter to Employment Security

A state legislator has written a letter to the Employment Security Department demanding answers after records requests are still going unfulfilled.
1 month ago
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Burien mom says she was attacked, sexually assaulted in grocery store parking lot

Angela said she was assaulted while putting her kids in the car outside a Safeway in Burien last week. She tells Dori Monson her story.
1 month ago
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State superintendent: COVID in schools ‘only going to get worse’ without vaccines, masks

Chris Reykdal, Washington's superintendent of public instruction, is asking Gov. Inslee require all educators to be vaccinated. He explains to Dori.
1 month ago
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Employees, customers are becoming ‘numb’ to downtown Seattle issues

Within hours of reopening Piroshky Piroshky in downtown Seattle, the owner says they saw drug deals, someone exposing themselves, and a knife standoff.
1 month ago
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Lynn Brewer says Employment Security Department won’t turn over chat messages

Lynn Brewer tells Dori Monson she has a tipster who claims the Washington Employment Security Department is destroying 88 million in-house messages.
1 month ago
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Bellingham nurse says she’s prepared to lose her job to stand up for ‘constitutional rights’

About 300 hospital employees and supporters in Bellingham held a rally against the vaccine mandate, knowing they could risk losing their job.
1 month ago
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Lawmaker, author of state policing bills admits ‘we have a couple of fixes to do’

One of the authors of the state's new policing bills speaks with Dori after members of law enforcement statewide say the bills make it hard to do their job.
2 months ago
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King County Councilmember trying to ‘stop the spread’ of city policies to suburbs

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn did well in early primary results Tuesday, leading in the race for Council District No. 9 with 56.84% of the vote.
2 months ago
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