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John Curley and Shari Elliker

alaska...
MyNorthwest Staff

Alaska Airlines CEO anticipates ‘choppy May,’ issues mea culpa as flight cancellations rack up

Alaska Airlines is facing issues with contracting and a shortage of pilots, leaving travelers to deal with a surplus of flight cancellations.
2 days ago
Pramila Jayapal...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John and Shari: Political pressure to forgive student loan debt is well-timed ahead of mid-term elections

President Joe Biden and Congress’ plan for student loan debt remains an outstanding question as Democrats look towards the midterm elections.
28 days ago
diner, tip...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John & Shari: Inflation has forced some people to adjust their tipping habits

Inflation is driving up prices lately on nearly everything, and it seems to be leading some people to tip less at restaurants and for other services.
2 months ago
John Curley, Shari Elliker...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John Curley and Shari Elliker want story ideas from listeners

John Curley and Shari Elliker are looking for story ideas and could use your help. If it's good, you may even get a gift from John of his choosing.
2 months ago
teachers...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John & Shari: Seattle teachers can keep masking if they’re concerned about safety

In a change of plans, and against the union's wishes, masks will soon be optional for all teachers, staff, and students at Seattle schools.
2 months ago
Russell Wilson...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John & Shari: If Russell Wilson leaves Seattle, his home could be on the market

While everyone else is thinking about the football impacts of Russell Wilson leaving Seattle, John Curley is thinking about what will happen to his home.
2 months ago
mandates...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John & Shari: As state ends COVID mandates, some people can’t let go

King County's vaccine verification policy has ended and the state and county mask mandates end soon, so it will be up to individuals to choose.
2 months ago
Ohno...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John Curley shares an Olympic story from 2002 with local star Apolo Ohno

Eight-time Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno, who is from Washington, speaks about the Wim Hof Method, the Olympics, and John’s 2002 soul patch stunt.
3 months ago
restaurant...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John & Shari: Customers ‘being used for marketing’ at loud restaurant

John Curley recently went out to eat at a restaurant with friends that he says was loud, and "not designed for people over 50."
3 months ago
Uber...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John & Shari: Seattle Uber riders rated second-worst among US cities

According to a new rating, the worst Uber riders are in New York City, Seattle, D.C., and Boston. But there are a few ways you can improve your score.
3 months ago
Baywatch...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John Curley was once a ‘very pale’ extra on ‘Baywatch’

KIRO Newsradio host Shari Elliker doubted that John Curley was really on "Baywatch," so he called in a friend who could backup his story.
3 months ago
skates, skating...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John Curley’s old roommate confirms his skating story is ‘100% true’

To fact check a skating story John told, the show calls up John's old roommate and long-time friend Mark Fortgang for the truth.
3 months ago
Climate Pledge Arena, Kraken prices...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John & Shari: Seattle Kraken hears you — lower prices are coming soon

In a recent interview, the Seattle Kraken CEO indicated there could be lower prices coming soon for items at Climate Pledge Arena -- including beer. 
3 months ago
traffic cameras...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John & Shari: Perhaps red light cameras are more trouble than good

Part of the U.S. infrastructure deal will include spending for traffic cameras. But do these cameras actually make the roads safer?
3 months ago
downtown Seattle...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

Prediction for Seattle from John & Shari listener one year ago comes true

Almost a year ago, a KIRO Newsradio listener who had previously been homeless made a prediction about the future of Seattle.
3 months ago
light rail, Sound Transit...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John & Shari: Sound Transit needs a change at the fare box to survive

Sound Transit is in trouble financially. John Curley and Shari Elliker speak with KIRO Newsradio traffic reporter Chris Sullivan about why.
4 months ago
home buyers...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John & Shari: ‘No good news’ for hopeful home buyers in Seattle

Prospective home buyers in the greater Seattle area have paid up to half a million over asking price in some cases as inventory remains an issue.
4 months ago
learning...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John & Shari: Bill to reduce in-person learning hours should go ‘down in flames’

A proposed bill would limit the hours of in-person learning required in Washington by 20% for K-12 students. John Curley is not a fan.
4 months ago
car sale...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

Who else but John Curley would buy a car without seeing it?

John Curley recently bought a car, but didn't want to know what is was, didn't want to see it, and didn't want to know how much it costs. 
4 months ago
songs, composer...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

Two songs (one beautiful, one annoying) by Jacob Ryan Smith

Just a few weeks ago, Jacob Ryan Smith, an extremely talented composer and lyricist, got a call from John Curley. The rest is radio history.
4 months ago
children, substitute teachers...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

How should Washington parents handle being asked to step in as substitute teachers?

KIRO Radio host John Curley provides some insight into how he'd handle the recent need for substitute teachers in Washington.
4 months ago
truckers, kindness...
John Curley

‘The contagiousness of kindness’ is real, says John Curley

John Curley was inspired by someone else's act of kindness and decided to take 15 burritos to the truck drivers who are stuck while I-90 is closed.
4 months ago
Republicans, redistricting...
John Curley and Shari Elliker

Rep. Walsh says limiting emergency powers is among key issues for legislative session

State Rep. Jim Walsh (R-Aberdeen) joined the John Curley & Shari Elliker Show to provide an update on the legislative session that started Monday.
4 months ago
John Curley (and his dogs) trek through the snow to get to the outhouse....
John Curley and Shari Elliker

John Curley describes his trek to the outhouse in 4 feet of snow

KIRO Radio host John Curley says there has been about 4 feet of snow at his cabin, which means it's a journey to get to his outhouse.
5 months ago
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