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Seattle’s watchdog Dori Monson holds government accountable, lampoons the “Seattle Process”, and keeps tabs on how your tax dollars get spent. Increasingly rare on Seattle radio, you’ll also hear exclusive long-form interviews with Northwest icons like Pete Carroll, Duff McKagan, and John Nordstrom. Tune in weekdays noon to 3pm on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM.

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    Hour 3: Spokane Sheriff speaks truth

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 34:03

    2pm - The Big Lead @ 2 // More from Port Townsend // Spokane Sheriff speaks truth // Recap of Julie Jaman // Awesome AudioSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Seattle Aquarium needs more money again

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 32:26

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Seattle Aquarium needs more money again // Woman assaulted at grocery store // Minneapolis will fire white teachers first - Leo Terrill calls this discrimination // Dog gets monkey pox from owner - gross, poor pup // Dave Wyman stops bySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Eastern Wa U offers orientation stipends to students of color only

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2022 33:54

    12pm - The Big Lead @ Noon // GUEST: Julie Jaman, 80 year old Port Townsend woman, says protest group was loud and hostile during a event she was part of yesterday - cops say they were told not to intervene // EXCLUSIVE: Eastern Wa U offers orientation stipends to students of color only // GUEST:  Washington Policy Center's Liv Finne on a study showing the harm to students caused by Inslee's closure policies // White House on the Inflation Reduction Act not helping inflationSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Harrell tells pregnant people to come to Seattle for abortions

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 33:23

    2pm - The Big Lead @ 2 // Harrell tells pregnant people to come to Seattle for abortions // CM Lisa Herbold compares Abortion seekers to Earthquake, calls them "medical refugees" // Spokane sheriff after gangs targeted cops // Car thieves captured this weekend // Meat cleaver attack // Man tries to set cops on fire with an aerosol can // 10-12 Propane tanks explode at homeless camps // Awesome AudioSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Equity vs equality

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 34:39

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Texas tells Blue states to prepare - more buses of illegals coming their way // Patty Murray on the Inflation Reduction Act only speaks to health care costs // Ontario Premier swallows a bee during presser // GUEST: Robert Hammer, Special Agent in Charge of Homeland Security Investigations, on their recent progress in stopping human trafficking rings // Kamala on equity vs equalitySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Childhood obesity blamed on Climate Change

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 33:07

    12pm - The Big Lead @ Noon // Crime riddled Washington, dems still silent on violence // Shootings this weekend // Cannabis points for criminals // Childhood obesity blamed on climate change // Dori on childhoodSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Marshawn/Police body cam footage in Vegas

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 34:13

    Fastest 15Jaypal says inflation is "theoretical"61% living paycheck to paycheckWhole Foods CEO is anti-socialism // GUEST:  Bob the Barber on his battle with Inslee over being shut down while staying openhttps://omny.fm/shows/the-dori-monson-show/bob-the-barber-on-his-battle-with-inslee-over-bein  // Marshawn/Police body cam footage in VegasSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: OSPI and the Seattle Swim League has let his kids down

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 36:07

    Big Lead @ Noon Monkey Pox vs CovidLIHI fancy conference // GUEST:  Listener Steve says his family is moving to Tennessee because he believes the Governor, OSPI and the Seattle Swim League has let his kids downhttps://omny.fm/shows/the-dori-monson-show/seattle-dad-moving-his-family-after-seattle-swim-l  // Cont.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: More on LIHI's fancy retreat at the Alderbrook

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 32:52

    Big Lead @ 2pmJohn Curley stops by // More on LIHI's fancy retreat at the Alderbrook //  Awesome AudioSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Port Townsend resident and rape survivor organizing protests

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 33:33

    Big Lead @ 2pmGUEST:  Amy Sousa, Port Townsend resident and rape survivor organizing protests, asks for more protection for biological femaleshttps://omny.fm/shows/the-dori-monson-show/port-townsend-resident-and-rape-survivor-organizin  // GUEST:  Mayor Sean Kelly of Maple Valley on the letter he signed onto asking for more action from the county to protect citizens from crime https://omny.fm/shows/the-dori-monson-show/maple-valley-mayor-on-the-letter-he-signed-onto-as   // Awesome AudioSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Man steals back his stolen trailer when police don't respond in time

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 34:59

    Fastest 15 Steve Martin plans retirementStudy says your brain is not meant to work past midnight Seattle City Light wants a 4.5% rate hike, Man steals back his stolen trailer when police don't respond in time, Wild Dallas catalytic converter theft story //  Brandi Kruse stops by // Kamala  back Biden's 'zero' inflation lieSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: AG Merrick Garland on the Trump house raid

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 34:32

    Big Lead @ NoonLIVE:  AG Merrick Garland on the Trump house raid //  Tuba Man killer on a crime spree after being released More KC Mayors sign on to plea for County help fighting crime //  New position posted with the King Co Sheriff's officeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Pelosi says China is one of the freest societies

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 33:33

    Fastest 15: Joe Kent moves on to November, Original Kidd Valley location is closing, Judge that signed off on Trump search, Biden claims 0% inflation when it's 8.5%, Clinton treasury sec says economy is headed for turbulent times, This teacher knows how bad it is // Brock Huard stops by // Pelosi says China is one of the freest societiesSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Mayor of Port Townsend's Proclamation

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 34:34

    Big Lead @ 2pm, Mayor of Port Townsend's Proclamation , GUEST:  Listener Andrew who had his tires slashed at a Mill Creek grocery store in the middle of the day warns everyone https://omny.fm/shows/the-dori-monson-show/mill-creek-man-has-tires-randomly-slashed-at-the-g // GUEST:  Julie Jaman, 80 year old Port Townsend woman who was kicked out of the YMCA for asking about a bio man in the women's shower gives an update on the response she's getting https://omny.fm/shows/the-dori-monson-show/80-year-old-port-townsend-talks-about-the-response // GUEST:  Duran Duran super fan Durandy on the local Duran Duran Appreciation Day https://omny.fm/shows/the-dori-monson-show/durandy-celebrates-duran-duran-appreciation-daySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Little League awesomeness

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 34:31

    Big Lead @ Noon, Mayor of Port Townsend's Proclamation, Monkey Pox hysteria //  Fauci gets booed //  Little League awesomenessSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Homeless guy says Dems are the problem

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 34:25

    Big Lead @ 2pmHomeless guy says Dems are the problem, blames them for his living situationAmazon closes store on 4th & Pike because of crimeOriginal Kidd Valley location is closing // Recap of Kent interview //   Awesome AudioSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Sound Transit board meeting - all virtual

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 36:42

    Fastest 15A little more on ONJ deathPatty Murray vs Rubio, Sound Transit board meeting - all virtual // Dave Wyman Stops by // Cont. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Update on 80-year-old vs. YMCA

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2022 34:07

    Big Lead @ Noon Mar-a-lago RaidTrump's post this morning // GUEST:  Joe Kent on his Trump endorsement and the Mar-a-Lago raidhttps://omny.fm/shows/the-dori-monson-show/joe-kent-on-moving-into-second-place-in-his-race-a // Update on 80-year-old vs. YMCASee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Joe Kent surge, Teacher shortage will get worse, and Maher on obesity

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 35:09

    Joe Kent surge, Teacher shortage will get worse, and Maher on obesity See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Breaking News: Olivia Newton-John died, crime over the weekend and Inslee Friday's news dump

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 36:23

    Breaking News:  Olivia Newton-John died, crime over the weekend and Inslee Friday's news dumpSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: King County Mayor is Concerned with Crime

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 36:40

    Big Lead @ 2pmDori reacts to Olivia Newton John passing awayhttps://omny.fm/shows/the-dori-monson-show/dori-and-brandi-kruse-react-to-news-that-olivia-neKing Co Mayor's write letter concerned with crime // GUEST:  11-year-old Jeremy who was scammed while serving lemonade and cotton candy in Everett, given a counterfeit $100 billhttps://omny.fm/shows/the-dori-monson-show/11-year-old-everett-kid-scammed-while-selling-lemo // Awesome AudioSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Tim Eyman on the court's decision today

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 34:35

    2pm - The Big Lead @ 2 // GUEST: Tim Eyman on the court's decision today // Recap of Julie // Doc on vaccinating children to be normal // Awesome AudioSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Math is white supremacy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 33:32

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Note from a listener to our PD // Math is white supremacy // Store owner talks about shooting robber // DeSantis // Tacoma speed limits and crimeSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1:The only way for kids to be "normal" and "have friends" is to get vaxxed

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 37:00

    12pm - The The Big Lead @ Noon // 80 year old woman banned from Port Townsend YMCA pool for asking about a trans woman in the locker room // Doc tells kids the only way to be "normal" and "have friends" is to get vaxxed before school starts // GUEST:  80 year old Julie Jarran on being banned from the Port Townsend YMCA for questioning a person with a penis in the women's locker roomSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Desantis' epic takedown of the View

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 34:47

    2pm - The Big Lead @ 2 // Schrier tells me she has “no opinion” on the DCCC propping up MAGA candidates // Kansas abortion bill failed - campaign ads against it were actually pretty genius // Texts from listeners // Desantis epic takedown of the View // Awesome AudioSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Harrell speaks about the eco-blocks used to deter RVs

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 34:14

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Harrell speaks about the eco-blocks used to deter RVs // Parents suing Instagram // BLM activist used donated funds to buy $40K guard dog that he gave back because it had too much energy // Dori calls from a boat // White House spokesperson says the Supreme Court's ruling on Roe v. Wade was “unconstitutional”See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Biden declares Monkey Pox a National Emergency

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 33:50

    12pm - The Big Lead @ Noon // Brandi Kruse in for Dori // Monkey Pox declared a National Emergency by Biden // Terrible voter turnout // GUEST: Republican Party Chairman Caleb Heimlich on election results // Congresswoman killed in car crash with her staff // Griner gets 9 years See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Notes from 'accidental listeners'

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 31:58

    2pm - The Big Lead @ 2 // Notes from 'accidental listeners' // Media has left out that would-be Kavanaugh assassin is trans // PA dept of ed goes completely gender-radical // Cancel student debt because of monkeypox??? // More Vin Scully // Awesome AudioSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Buddy's food shortage

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 34:24

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Buddy's food shortage // Man accused of assaulting and exposing himself to women near Seattle Center has a long record // WSP on 900 drivers speeding away from cops // More than 80 people stopped for HOV violations in three hours // Brock Huard stops by // Wa Po writer is upset her daughter likes playing with a white dollSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Deaths counted as "Heat Wave"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 33:19

    12pm - The Big Lead @ Noon // Deaths counted as "Heat Wave" // Election results // Hazard pay ending // Vin Scully died See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: CBS on Ice Cream flavors affected by Climate Change

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 33:01

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // CBS on Ice Cream flavors affected by Climate Change // Candy shortage coming for Halloween - warning from Hersey's // Taylor Swift hiding her face now when she gets off her planet polluting jet // Strange Russia propaganda video // Dave Wyman stops bySee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Monkey Pox Emergency

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 32:32

    2pm - The Big Lead @ 2 // Monkey Pox Emergency // Inslee failing // Wife of Jan 6th guy sentenced yesterday // Awesome AudioSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Cali liquor store owner shoots robber

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 33:48

    12pm - The Big Lead @ Noon //Tip about Friday crash confirms ferry workers are overworked thanks to vax mandate firings // Auburn gas station clerk kills robber // Cali liquor store owner shoots robber // GUEST:  Bonnie Smith, mother of the man who murdered a Concrete man with a sword, says the system failed her son and his victim // Demi Lovato is she/her againSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Christian soccer plyer doesn't play because of Pride jerseys

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 33:08

    2pm - The Big Lead @ 2 // Dems really hate Christians // The Audubon cancel is insane // WEF wants to eliminate private ownership of vehicles // Christian soccer plyer doesn't play because of Pride jerseys // Awesome AudioSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Pete Carroll has COVID

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 33:45

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Pete Carroll has Covid // Dori's Bill Russell story // The sordid tale of a local CEO // Son turns in dad who participated in Jan 6See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Bear spray released inside Sound Transit train

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 33:48

    12pm - The Big Lead @ Noon // Heat whining // Road rage shooting // Crime over the weekend // GUEST:  Mark Fasano, his friend was shot in an apparent road rage incident // Bear spray released inside ST trainSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Inslee on climate change and the heat

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 33:26

    2pm - The Big Lead @ 2 // GUEST: Attorney Daniel Benson for SPU to talk about possible AG lawsuit // Inslee on Climate Change and the heat // Biden administration and puberty blockers // LETTERSSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Has anything changed in Seattle since Mayor Harrell has been in office?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 32:17

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Has anything changed in Seattle since Mayor Harrell has been in office? // GUEST: Dr. Steven Finkelstein on the amazing discoveries from the James Webb telescope // In Seattle, video of people having to walk in the street to avoid open drug dealing/use downtownSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Elected officials changing the language

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 34:26

    12pm - The Big Lead @ Noon // Elected officials changing the language // Almost Live had a skit from 30 years ago that comments on what's going on now // GUEST: Republican Joe Kent on the ads being run against him // Mom says her 3-year old came out as transgenderSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: SB I-5 closed near Mercer St. because of big truck fire

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 31:37

    2pm - The Big Lead @ 2 // GUEST: Brian, a dad who was shocked by a school assignment that his kid brought home // Southbound I-5 closed because of big truck fire // See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Bruce Harrell criticized for clearing Seattle camps

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 32:03

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // The big ferry crash in West Seattle // Bruce Harrell criticized for clearing Seattle camps // The Biden administration says there is no recession // GUEST:  Attorney for the family, Jim Sinescu, on the man who was let off for killing a 14 year old girl // Crayola goes woke, some people are upsetSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: What are we doing to our kids?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2022 34:46

    12pm - The Big Lead @ Noon // What are we doing to our kids? Local stories from concerned parents // GUEST: Robert Hammer, Homeland Security Special Agent in Puget Sound on the fentanyl crisisSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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