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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: Kittitas county reacts to lying accusation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 34:38

    2pm - The Big Lead // Seattle School kids' sick out // GUEST: Commissioner Laura Osiadacz and Public Works Director Mark Cook respond to WSDOT's Millar claiming they lied // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Taco Time raises its starting wage to $20/hour

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 33:12

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // WWU at center of mascot controversy with Vikings // GUEST: GOP Rep Chris Corry has a bill that would prohibit schools from forcing kids to eat outside // Eviction ban // Taco Time has raised its starting wage to $20/hour See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Inslee for president 2024?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 34:25

    12pm - The Big Lead // Recapping Inslee's presser // GUEST:  Washington Observer reporter Paul Queary on Inslee's Chicago stop where he met with possible 2024 Presidential campaign contacts // Magnolia Dog rescued // Man shoots dog in front of 11 yr old owner See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Kittitas Commissioner Laura Osiadacz

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 33:52

    12pm - The Big Lead // GUEST:  Kittitas Commissioner Laura Osiadacz on not enforcing a vaccine mandate on their employees // More on the dog rescued from last hour // Garbage delays // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Dog presumed dead in house slide heard barking

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 32:46

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Kamala with NBC // Bill Gates admits the vax don't work anymore // Shrink-flation - Dominos reducing # of chicken wings in order // Brandi Kruse joins the show // BREAKING: Dog presumed dead in house slide last week found barking, Seattle Fire on scene rescuing  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Going garbage crazy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 34:18

    12pm - The Big Lead // Seattle Times says "conservative talk radio hosts" pushed WA Board of Health rumor // WSDOT turned down help with snow clearing from Kittitas Co // Garbage is piling up // GUEST: Senator Curtis King on WSDOT turning down Kittitas Co help over vax mandate // Aussie politician had an aboriginal elder translate his vax message See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Joe Biden doesn't know who is president

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 33:47

    Inslee looking for MORE money for "climate change" // Joe doesn't know who is president // Biden says they must get rid of filibuster, he used to like it a lot // Humpday With Huard // CNN in free fall See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: WA Board of Health considers mandatory vax for K-12 students

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 33:54

    WA Board of Health will today consider mandatory vax for all K-12 // GUEST:  State Senator Phil Fortunado on the new law, effective last week, that allows children to change their gender without parents permission // Covidian Cult vs Actual Cults See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Ronnie Spector passed away

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 35:13

    BREAKING: Ronnie Spector dies // Inslee raising tax while most states are lowering // GUEST:  Diane, Renton mom whose 7 year old daughter was kicked out of theater class for not being vaccinated // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Sully talks WSDOT and the mountain passes

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 33:22

    2pm - The Big Lead // Sully joins Dori to talk about WSDOT and the passes // Dori debates new show bumps // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: There's a new way to count King County homeless

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 32:26

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Inslee's budget includes millions for every state worker to undergo diversity training // New way to count homeless in King County is bogus // Jimmy Kimmell on Bob Saget // Dave Wyman stops by See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Mukilteo debates banning To Kill A Mockingbird

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 34:17

    12pm - The Big Lead // Queen Anne school's lunch rules // K-9 officer and suspect could've been saved without new policing laws banning less leathal weapons // Mukilteo debates banning To Kill A Mockingbird // The View defends Justice lying about kids with COVID See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Paul Anderson talks about one of his best friends, Bob Saget

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 31:32

    2pm - The Big Lead // GUEST: Paul Anderson talks about one of his best friends, Bob Saget // More from the CDC Director and therapeutics // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Used car prices still skyrocketing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 32:18

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Bob Saget dies // Used car prices still skyrocketing // AOC gets COVID after FL maskless partying // More on covid policies, scare more to control more See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: An awful interview with the Director of the CDC

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 38:38

    12pm - The Big Lead // CDC Director's awful interview with Fox explains why nobody knows what to believe // GUEST:  WA State Rep Roger Goodman on a bill they've presented to clarify the police accountability bill See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: More on the LTC Tax delay

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 33:05

    2pm - The Big Lead // More on the LTC Tax delay // NBA Wizards announcer Glenn Consor apologized for an inappropriate reference // More on Inslee trying to make it illegal to speak // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Fridays with Phil

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 37:04

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Another parent writes about their struggle with quarantine rules // Rumors/hoax about Health Dept meeting next week // Horrible jobs numbers today // GUEST:  Dori visits Phil Sulman, 96 year old WWII vet, at his home in Bellevue - talks about freeing prisoners from internment camps See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Inslee wants to criminalize "lies about elections"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 32:48

    12pm - The Big Lead // Hanna Scott: Satterberg not running for re-election // Inslee wants to criminalize "lies about elections" // GUEST:  Steve White, Retired SPD K-9 Supervisor/Trainer talks about the importance of K-9 officers and Jedi, who was killed by a suspect this week // Letter from a dad whose kid is required to quarantine  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Getting to the bottom of Inslee's accusation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 34:40

    2pm - The Big Lead // John Curley and Jack Stine join the show to talk about Inslee's accusation in yesterday's presser // GUEST:  Auburn Police Department PIO Kolby Crossley on the murder/suicide case this week involving young children // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Inslee calls out KIRO Radio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 34:48

    12pm - The Big Lead // Inslee calls out KIRO Radio // Now we have "flurona" // GUEST: Cliff Mass on all the snow and previous hysteria about snow pack // The Seattle Times called the Summer 2020 riots "racial justice protests" See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: K-9 Officer killed

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 34:15

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // How about, instead of a child tax credit, we reduce taxes so both parents don't have to work // K-9 Officer killed // GUEST:  Brandi Kruse lightening round // Leo DiCaprio - climate change hero, star of new Netflix film - spent NYE on a 350-footmega-yacht See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Inslee's Press Conference

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 39:54

    2pm - The Big Lead // The struggle is real for skiers this season - lots of problems at Stevens // LTC tax delay // LIVE: Inslee Presser See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Craziness on Eastlake, outside the studios

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 32:58

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Craziness on Eastlake // Used car prices soar // A 63 yr old woman bit a paramedic's groin // Hump Day with Huard // How Dori got into skiing See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Kids continue to be victimized by COVID

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 34:31

    12pm - The Big Lead // Kids continue to be victimized by COVID // GUEST:  Everett Dad Matt on the school's protocol after his daughter is 'exposed' // Not really a "pandemic of the unvaccinated" anymore See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Biden talks Omicron

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 34:41

    2pm - The Big Lead // Biden this morning on Omicron // White House puts out kid/vax video // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Sam Zimbabwe out

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 33:39

    1pm - The Fastes 15 // Sam Zimbabwe out // Seattle Times freaks out about three WA GOPers used $4300 to go to election fraud event // Local dad brutally attacks middle school basketball ref // Dave Wyman stops by  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Harrell promises no more "Seattle is Dying"

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 36:42

    12pm - The Big Lead // Harrell promises no more "Seattle is Dying" // Catalytic converters continue to get stolen // GUEST:  Damian Pittman, brother was killed in a drive by shooting, expresses frustration with Democratic Representatives pushing bill to lessen penalties for drive by shooters // AOC on Dems soft on crime  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Former PI reporter picks a fight with Dori on Twitter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 33:59

    2pm - The Big Lead // Former PI reporter picks a fight with Dori on Twitter // Drive-by shooting penalty bill // Still not one confirmed death via Omicron variant in the USA // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Seattle Times was unbelievably sleazy over Christmas break

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 35:00

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Fantasy Football winners // Antonio Brown melt down // Seattle Times was unbelievably sleazy over Christmas break // Seattle Parks gives no-bid contract to shady minority company // GUEST:  Laurel Khan, owner of Mackinaw's Restaurant in Chehalis, has liquor license revoked for not enforcing covid rules, says she's running for governor // Cancelled:  Jingle Bells - an elementary school banned it See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Buses were "equitable" during the recent snow

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2022 34:05

    12pm - The Big Lead // Media vs Kids and Omicron // Local elementary principal - kids will eat outside if it's above 38 degrees // Biden and covid // GUEST:  Lakeview Mom, Jody Isaacson, upset with their kids still eating outside in the cold // Buses were equitable during snow // Milk is colonizer of coffee See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Shooting at Fife Hotel, employee shot investigating noise complaint

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 35:16

    Big Lead @ 2pm: Top:  Space Needle telling folks to stay away on NYE bc they can't check vax proof,  Chicago teacher isolates in plane bathroom after testing positive on her way to Iceland //  Homeless man arrested after using stolen gun and a tree for target practice, Shooting at Fife Hotel, employee shot investigating noise complaint //  Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Keith Olbermann suggests that all males in Mitt Romney's family should get vasectomies

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 34:22

    Fastest 15:  Washington district sues the state over McCleary and relying on local prop tax for school construction, Teacher voice frustration with new 'equitable' grading - says the low expectations is toxic for kids, Tacoma Humane society needs families for dogs after finding dogs in horrific neglect // John Madden documentary, More from Aaron Rodgers on vax and propaganda // Keith Olbermann suggests that all males in Mitt Romney's family should get vasectomies See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: NY school banned jingle bells because of possible connection to slavery

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2021 34:53

    Big Lead: Top story:   All the snow ,Trending: Boosters age expansion ,CDC Director says they changed isolation based on what people could handle , CDC and PCR tests - they finally admit they don't work well  , Fauci says no hugging and kissing on NYE //  GUEST:  Todd Myers on Climate Change and snow //  NY school banned jingle bells because of possible connection to slavery See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Ghislane Maxwell found guilty on 5 of 6 counts

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 33:50

    2pm - The Big Lead // Fauci says we can't afford to shut down the country over Omicron // Chicago considering full lock down of schools and biz - teachers union asking teachers what they WANT - not basing on science or mental health of kids // BREAKING NEWS: Ghislane Maxwell convicted of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused // The family/home lives of these minors made them vulnerable. Parents, keep your eyes wide open // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Why the mask theater?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 33:07

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // Biden says he'll issue vax mandate for domestic travel IF his "Team" advises // CDC says they overestimated Omicron by 200% // Florida AG says Biden admin is actively preventing therapeutic treatments for covid // UK processes 5 times the number of tests we do // Nicolle Wallace claims "Let's Go Brandon" is "slow moving insurrection" // Dave Boze is trying to boycott things made in China // WA Dems bill says it's "racial equity" to go easy on drive by murderers // Elon Musk is Time's Person of the Year // Musk says he's sending a human to Mars in 5-10 years See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: King Co orders 300K Covid tests for residents

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2021 34:02

    12pm - The Big Lead // King Co orders 300K Covid tests for residents // Headline everywhere is "Pediatric hospitals increase during surge in cases" - truth is the number is about average // Biden's rating just fell below Kamala's // Seattle PD and Fire critically low staffing thanks to firings over vax mandate and covid-positives despite vax // Red States expand unemployment for those fired for not being vaxxed // David Boze reflects on his time working with State Senator Erickson - his funeral is today // Preschool posts on TikTok that she talks to her students about sexuality See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Concerns over the Northgate homeless camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 33:49

    2pm - The Big Lead // Concerns over the Northgate homeless camp // Woke college prof says Sex work is a great option for young adults early in their careers // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: NFL player has over 100K in fines

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 33:30

    1pm - The Fastest 15 // NFL player has over 100K in fines - has great comments on covid vax mandate // CBS guest acknowledges the damage covid rules are doing to children - CBS edits her warning out // GUEST:  KIRO 7's Claire Anderson on weather forecast changes // SPD pumping the breaks on reconsidering low level traffic stops See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Favorite songs and albums of 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 28, 2021 32:54

    12pm - The Big Lead // Obsession with celebs testing positive // Seattle insists you can only do a polar bear plunge OUTSIDE at Alki if you are triple vaxxed and wearing a mask! Dori tweeted about it // Christmas Eve Covid records in KC // GUEST:  Tony Hikcock with the Mission Ridge Ski Resort to come on and talk about how a small ski area is dealing with COVID, road closures and reduced staffing // Morgan Wallen was Num 1 in album sales See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: KIRO 7's Morgan Palmer Live

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 33:22

    2PM - The Big Lead // GUEST:  KIRO 7's Morgan Palmer on weather // AG Fergie has Covid - Seattle Times turns off comments - When Ericksen died, they left it open and allowed people to post vile remarks // Cougars lose their Bowl game opponent, begging for another // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Kamala Harris' biggest failure

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 33:11

    1PM - The Fastest 15 // NHL pulls out of the Olympics - and almost all of them have had covid - so they should be good to go now // Trump says he supports the vax // Wolf Blitzer acts like it's the first time Trump has said it - says “about time” // Kamala says her biggest failure is "not getting out of DC enough” // Young men more likely than ever to remain jobless, living with parents See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Snow!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 27, 2021 33:51

    12PM - The Big Lead // Snow! // Lots of flights cancelled // GUEST: WSP Trooper Rick Johnson // Biden doesn't seem to know what “Let's Go Brandon” means // Fauci wants folks vaxxed before domestic flights too See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Matt's Bitcoin experience

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 33:37

    2PM - The Big Lead // Jack Stine joins to talk about Biden's Omicron presser // Matt on crypto currency // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Snow for Christmas?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 32:49

    1PM - The Fastest 15 // Snow for Christmas? // Capitol Hill Starbucks workers want to unionize // Population growth lowest ever // Two officers involved in Manny Ellis case are sent back to work // Unruly flyers could lose their ‘pre-check'  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Durkan vetoes hazard pay

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2021 33:47

    12PM - The Big Lead // GUEST:  Bruce Drager, advocate for the camps at Green Lake and Woodland Park talking about why people did not accept offers of shelter // Biden says they didn't expect Omicron and the testing demand // Durkan vetoes hazard pay See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: More homeless camps are being cleared

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 31:33

    2PM - The Big Lead // More homeless camps being cleared // Leavenworth is all drama now. Oktoberfest cancelled, “German Demons” invited to holiday festivities // Awesome Audio See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Matt's drive across the country

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 32:22

    1PM - The Fastest 15 // Matt's drive across the country // Today in history: Sonics came to Seattle // Jonas Bros team up with Biden to sell the vax See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Sen Jeff Wilson on Senator Doug Ericksen's life

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 20, 2021 33:25

    12PM - The Big Lead // Ericksen death reaction // Sports and Covid // GUEST:  Sen Jeff Wilson on Senator Doug Ericksen's life // Fauci has to cover for VP's comments See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 3: Awesome Audio of the Year - Part Two

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2021 33:57

    Changing covid rules // Pete Carroll praises Inslee Covid handling based on their covid numbers, turns out Texas and Florida some of the only teams with no Covid cases // More Awesome Audio of the Year See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 2: Awesome Audio of the Year - Part One

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2021 32:29

    1PM - The Fastest 15 // Inslee paused LTC tax // Woodland Park orangutan died // ESPN NBA reporter did impression of a French player // Even CNN has to admit Biden's #'s are horrible // More soccer players with heart problems // Awesome Audio of the Year See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Hour 1: Seahawks game postponed

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 18, 2021 34:23

    12PM - The Big Lead // BREAKING:  Seahawks game postponed // Inslee says third shot may soon be mandated // Biden trying to terrify people into a vax // Pfizer wants six-month olds to start getting a three-shot regimen // chools got rid of School Resource Officers to 'help kids feel safe", but many not going to school today because of tiktok threat See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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