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Dori exclusive: Seattle lawyer once investigated in rapist husband’s case now a local judge

The wife of a Seattle lawyer convicted in five separate attacks a decade ago is now a sitting municipal court judge in Lake Forest Park.
11 hours ago
ethnic studies...
Dori Monson

Dori: Upcoming book reveals ‘toxic liar’ led Seattle schools’ ethnic studies program

“Race to the Bottom: Uncovering the Secret Forces Destroying American Public Education” is a shocking expose that will come as a surprise to many.
1 day ago
vaccinated students...
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Dori: Oops! Maple Valley school pulls back on ‘VIP’ list for vaccinated students

After “VIP seating” that came with “an added privilege” for COVID-vaccinated students, the Maple Valley school has reversed its decision.
1 day ago
state capitol, House, anti-gun bills...
Dori Monson

Dori: Keep an eye on scores of anti-gun bills in Olympia

State lawmakers consider nearly 30 anti-gun bills, some of which attempt to bypass a statute that preserves uniform gun laws in the state.
2 days ago
Crime, hit and run...
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Dori: Soft on crime policies from state Democrats have tragic consequences

Washington state Democrats in the Legislature have made it open season for car thefts and the tragic consequences that can ensue.
2 days ago
Inslee, climate, vaccine requirements, election fraud...
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Gov. Inslee could be in ‘early stages of another presidential run,’ political watchdog theorizes

Gov. Jay Inslee is giving a political watchdog reason to believe he is considering a bid for the 2024 U.S. presidential election.
3 days ago
Western Washington University Viking...
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Dori: Is Western Washington University’s Viking mascot getting the woke boot?

He’s male. He’s Scandinavian. He’s considered by some as “too masculine” and “too aggressive.” And now, he might be getting canned.
6 days ago
plows, vaccine mandates...
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Dori: WSDOT’s snowplow service refusal over vaccine mandates ‘unbelievable,’ lawmaker says

State Sen. Curtis King joins the Dori Monson Show to discuss how COVID vaccine mandates may have impacted WSDOT's recent trials at the state passes.
7 days ago
Ronnie Spector...
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Dori’s tribute to the late Ronnie Spector: ‘She’s got one of the sexier lines in rock ‘n roll history’

When CBS News broke the story about the passing of the iconic singer Ronnie Spector today, I was so sad.
8 days ago
Musical theater, COVID...
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Local 7-year-old who beat COVID is kicked out of community theater program for lack of vax

The mom of a local 7-year-old speaks to Dori after her daughter was kicked out of a community theater program for being unvaccinated.
8 days ago
gender...
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State senator: Law allowing teens to change gender without parental consent is ‘insane’

Young people in Washington can’t buy cigarettes or vaping products until they’re 21, but teens can now pursue gender reassignment.
8 days ago
Seattle council, police reform...
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Dori spars with lawmaker who calls Washington ‘model for entire nation’ in policing

Washington lawmakers are facing pent-up pushback from constituents and police officers about crime increases following laws enacted in 2021.
10 days ago
Shoreline coronavirus field hospital, state board of health...
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‘It looked ominous:’ Dori’s fact-check on upcoming state health board meeting

Many expressed alarm over the agenda for an upcoming state board of health meeting. Dori speaks to a state lawmaker for answers.
10 days ago
Dori Monson (L) with Phil Sulman (R)....
Dori Monson

Bravery, tears, and flipping coins with Frank Sinatra: Reflections of a WWII veteran

"Courage personified" describes one of my all-time favorite guests of the Dori Monson Show: World War II U.S. Army combat veteran Phil Sulman of Bellevue.
13 days ago
K-9...
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Dori: Seattle K9 killed in line of duty mourned; loss triggers memories for dog owners

Seattle Police Department's K-9 Jedi was slashed to death Wednesday while tracking an alleged burglar armed with a machete and knife.
14 days ago
ski season...
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Dori: Are some local ski resorts giving snow enthusiasts a bait-and-switch?

An avalanche of listeners lit up the KIRO Radio text line after Dori described getting the cold shoulder from Vail Resorts, which owns Stevens Pass.
15 days ago
Corey Pittman (Photo courtesy of the Pittman family)...
Dori Monson Show

Brother of Tacoma drive-by victim responds to lesser-penalty proposal: ‘We were blindsided’

Washington state lawmakers have pre-filed a bill that would lessen penalties for drive-by murderers to “promote racial equity.”
16 days ago
kids lunch...
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Kirkland mom says making kids eat lunch outside in cold, wet weather is ‘child abuse’

A mom of two at Lakeview Elementary tells the Dori Monson Show she is fighting back against the school's rule that kids must eat lunch outside.
17 days ago
Mackinaws...
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Chef who loses liquor license calls Washington state’s approach ‘Fear, fear, fear’

A Lewis County restaurant and bar, Mackinaw's, once featured on Food Network’s “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” has had its liquor license stripped by the state of Washington.
17 days ago
ski, pass...
MyNorthwest Staff

Conditions at Mission Ridge Ski Resort ‘looking more like’ two years ago

The marketing director at Mission Ridge Ski Resort, near Wenatchee, explains what skiers can expect when it comes to COVID rules and conditions.
23 days ago
winter, icy...
MyNorthwest Staff

State trooper says slow down, ‘speed limit means nothing’ on icy roads

After a snowy weekend with temperatures now below freezing for the Puget Sound region, the winter road conditions are not good for drivers. 
24 days ago
mask...
Dori Monson Show

A ‘snapshot’ of America’s mask rules driving from Florida to Washington

Fill-in host Matt Markovich just drove from Florida to Washington and shared some of the things he noticed, especially in terms of mask wearing.
1 month ago
telematics, driving...
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Dori: Goodbye, privacy — Washington state considers tracking your driving

The state transportation commission is considering proposals to the state Legislature that would have automakers send your data directly to the state.
1 month ago
Evidence seized as Seattle police investigated tents along Dearborn Avenue in December 2018. (Seatt...
Dori Monson Show

Dori: Policies and politics driving Washington state’s homeless population

At his Wednesday afternoon press conference, Gov. Inslee announced that the millions of dollars the state is already spending on homelessness isn’t enough.
1 month ago
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