The Ron and Don Show Articles

Slovakia's Peter Sagan, right, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey. (Stephane Mantey/Associate...
Ron Upshaw

This is what true grit looks like

The NFL season is quickly approaching, and you're going to hear a lot about the toughness of players. But nothing compares to this.
6 years ago
Maj. Joe Crecca is one of several veterans who are part of Project Welcome Home. (Courtesy: Joe Cre...
Ron and Don Show

Maj. Crecca, former POW, talks about B-52 restoration project

Major Joe Crecca is one of five veterans who are dedicating their time to Project Welcome Home, an effort to restore a Vietnam War-era Boeing B-52. It isn’t just a side project for Maj. Crecca – this specific aircraft was one of a fleet of bombers that saved his life more than 40 years ago.
7 years ago
Ron Upshaw

I’m conflicted about how to heat my house

How do you decide to heat your home when it's cold? Thermostat down with sweaters on? Crank it up? Perhaps your family prefers the classic fire.
7 years ago
Ron Upshaw

A Seattleite in Cuba: Ron’s journey to the island

KIRO Radio's Ron Upshaw recently took advantage of the newly opened travel opportunities to Cuba. This is what he found on the formerly forbidden island.
8 years ago
Rachel Marshall (left), owner of Rachel's Ginger Beer, Montana and Nacho Boracho & Molly Moon Neitz...
Rachel Belle

Only 6 percent of top chefs are women, and some blame the lack of paid maternity leave

The United States and Papua New Guinea are the only two industrialized nations that don't provide paid parental leave. And an article on Eater connects the dots between this and the huge lack of top tier female chefs.
9 years ago
Don O'Neill visited the Ballard site that will be converted into an RV park. (Don O'Neill, KIRO Rad...
MyNorthwest Staff

This is what Don O’Neill found when he knocked on an RV door

Don is taking a stand against the mayor's proposed RV safe lots, saying the city should instead be banning camping on the streets of Seattle.
9 years ago