Make pre-holiday vaccine appointments early amid run on boosters

With all adults now eligible for COVID-19 boosters as soon as they hit six months (for Moderna and Pfizer) or two months (for Johnson & Johnson) past the initial dose, and with kids age 5 and up also now able to get the vaccine, county health departments are seeing a rush in vaccine appointments. “As … Read more

KIRO Radio’s Code Word Contest for Seahawks vs Bears Tickets

KIRO Radio has your chance to win FOUR tickets to the Seahawks game on Sunday, December 26th when they host the Chicago Bears at Lumen Field. Listen to the 3 p.m. hour of the “John & Shari Show” on Thursday, December 2nd or the 8 a.m. hour of “Seattle’s Morning News” on Friday, December 3rd … Read more

Gee and Ursula: Is it too soon to return to in-person Santa photos?

Two kids pose for a photo with Santa on Dec. 6, 2020, in Seattle, Washington. Known as the “Seattle Santa,” he is usually booked for private events but set up a socially-distanced snow globe for public visits during the COVID pandemic in 2020. (File photo by David Ryder/Getty Images) (File photo by David Ryder/Getty Images) … Read more

South Puget Sound Community College offers first-of-its-kind craft brewing degree

Gov. Inslee on a visit to the South Puget Sound Community College, which offers the first craft brewing and distilling associate degree program in the United States. (Photo courtesy of GovInslee/Twitter) (Photo courtesy of GovInslee/Twitter) The city of Tumwater is working toward boosting the local economy by becoming a center for craft brewing and distilling. … Read more

KIRO Radio says goodbye ahead of Tom Tangney’s final show before retirement

With Wednesday marking the final day before Tom Tangney’s retirement, KIRO Radio personalities, reporters, and more are saying their goodbyes. Tom spent nearly three decades doing everything from reporting for the news desk to reviewing movies, all culminating in his co-hosting talk radio gig alongside John Curley on the Tom & Curley Show. Now, it’s … Read more

San Francisco Bay Area Bridge Tolls To Jump By $1 On Jan. 1

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — If soaring gas prices weren’t enough of a hit to your pocketbook, transportation officials reminded San Francisco Bay Area commuters Wednesday that tolls will be increasing by $1 on New Year’s Day. The Bay Area Toll Authority said the increase will go into effect on the region’s seven state-owned toll … Read more

The Todd Herman Show 12-1-2021

Listen to Hour 1: Watch: Bill Gates: “This was an interesting test of people’s trust in their politicians or their health system. We didn’t do as well as I would have expected.” [November 17th, 2021] — Anonymous UK Citizen (@AnonCitizenUK) November 29, 2021 Read: South King County mayors call for accountability following recent rise … Read more

Rantz: There’s only one Kshama Sawant recall result that truly matters

Socialist Seattle City Council firebrand Kshama Sawant faces voters on Dec. 7 for her recall election. There’s only one result that is meaningful when determining the future of Seattle. If Sawant survives the recall, local media will pretend it would be a huge win for socialists. Not really. That result would make perfect sense. She’s … Read more

Washington state to preserve, reseed two million acres of forest by 2040

Against a backdrop of record setting wildfires during the 2021 season and an unprecedented heat bubble in the Pacific Northwest that killed 100 people in June, the Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is looking to make a substantial investment in the state’s forests, pledging to preserve or restore 2 million acres of trees by … Read more

Dori: Is it time to cut-and-run for Seattle barber?

Matthew Humphrey never thought of himself as the cut-and-run type. But now, the owner of Steele Barber on North Seattle’s Ballard Avenue, with a second location in the city’s Roosevelt/Ravenna neighborhood, says repeat vandals and burglars with no relief from city officials “is pushing me closer to my limit.” Just two weeks ago, Humphrey was … Read more