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Seattle's Morning News with Dave Ross

Dave Ross breaks down the day's most important stories weekdays 6 to 9am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM. Along with anchor Colleen O'Brien, Chris Sullivan on traffic, and KIRO7 meteorologist Nick Allard, nobody looks at the news quite like Dave.

Monday, June 18, 2018

June 18, 2018

Hanna Scott on the efforts to build a permanent Oso landslide memorial // Paging Dr. Cohen -- "spot" fat reduction // Jill Schlesinger on China's unique positioning in trade talks // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the Mariners-Red Sox series/ the Astros' winning streak // Mike Lewis on the latest research on the importance of daily newspapers

Friday, June 15, 2018

June 15, 2018

Dr. Martin Makary on transparency in healthcare costs // Hanna Scott details I-1639, which would change our state's gun laws // Margaret Brennan on the Inspector General report/ immigration reform // Tom Tangney's review of Incredibles 2 // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on batting pitchers/ fighting with umpires

Thursday, June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018

Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- mumblestrips // Hanna Scott on the efforts to ban safe injection sites in King County // Dermot Murphy on what the loss of local newpapers means for taxpayers // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on this historically successful Mariners team // Julia Burdick-Will on the effects of urban violence on test scores // Hanna Scott on the efforts to ban safe injection sites in King County

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Bush, McCain and the old world order at Fort Lewis

American presidents have been visiting the Pacific Northwest for nearly 140 years.

June 13, 2018

Feliks Banel on the Bush-McCain visit to Fort Lewis in 2004 // Prof Bruce Jakosky on the potential for life on Mars // Maj Mike Lyons on whether or not North Korea is still a nuclear threat // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil the Mariners' win/ World Cup 2026/ Russel Wilson, helicopter enthusiast // Larry Magid live on the AT&T-Time Warner deal // Hanna Scott on the repeal of the Seattle head tax

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

June 12, 2018

Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- what should we and how do we name the new 99 tunnel? // Magic Messages -- listener suggestions for tunnel names // Dr. Della Makower on cancer patients who would NOT benefit from chemotherapy // Retired Admiral and former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis // Hanna Scott on the about-face on Seattle's head tax // David Fahrenthold on the Singapore summit/ the G7 summit

Monday, June 11, 2018

June 11, 2018

Paging Dr. Cohen -- should you take a multi-vitamin? // Jill Schlesinger on our G7 tariff tiff/ interest rates/ password security // Eric Lipton from the New York Times on the EPA's relationship with the chemical industry // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the Husky baseball team's success/ surgery for Shohei Ohtani?/ Earl Thomas holding out // John J. Lennon, current Sing Sing inmate, on the state of mental health treatment in U.S. prisons

Friday, June 08, 2018

June 8, 2018

Margaret Brennan on the G7 summit // Tom Tangney's Friday Film Review -- Ocean's 8 // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the Mariners' hot streak/ pitchers domination of baseball // Rob McKenna live on the end of the McCleary case // Mike Lewis on the life of Anthony Bourdain // Lydia DePillis from CNN Money on the president's deregulatory crusade

Thursday, June 07, 2018

June 7, 2018

Chris Sullivan's chokepoint -- another road project that prioritizes fish over drivers // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- a replacement for a stolen wheelchair and a new ramp // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the Mariners' hot streak/ the MLB draft // Rick Rizzs, Voice of the Mariners, live in Tampa // Hanna Scott on the DEA's efforts to cub the flow of meth and heroin into Washington

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Fires devastated Seattle, Ellensburg and Spokane in 1889

When Washington became a state in November 1889, that wasn’t the only big news story that year. In the final spring and summer of Washington’s territorial era, big fires ravaged major sections of downtowns on both sides of the Cascades, from Seattle, to Ellensburg, to Spokane.

June 6, 2018

Hanna Scott explains the latest legal move against ST3 // Feliks Banel on the THREE big fires in Washington in 1889 // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- appreciation for a loving lunch lady // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the Mariners' pulling farther into 1st Place/ great season for Husky softball // Larry Magid live on Facebook's data sharing/ Apple's push for limited device use // Charlie LeDuff, Pulitzer Prize-winner, author of Sh**show

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

June 5, 2018

Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- Revive I-5 leftovers still causing problems // Hanna Scott on DE-funding homeless programs that don't show results // Leonard Steinhorn on today's primaries // Dr. J. Stuart Ablon, author of Changeable, on raising boys with behavioral skills // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- 6-year-old raises money for toys for hospitalized kids // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the Mariners heading to Houston/ MLB in Portland? // Prof Adam Winkler on the ripple effects of the latest SCOTUS decision

Monday, June 04, 2018

June 4, 2018

Jill Schlesinger explains the latest numbers on the economy, and why Canada is so insulted by our tariffs // Paging Dr Cohen -- hot cars and heat stroke // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- meet a liver donor who saved the life of an 18-month-old // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on Husky softball success/ Mariners in 1st place // Rob McKenna live on the SCOTUS samesex wedding cake ruling // Steven Portnoy on the latest assertions from the president's legal team // Hanna Scott with the early results of Seattle's spending to fight homelessness

Friday, June 01, 2018

June 1, 2018

Hanna Scott on the efforts to create a permanent Oso memorial to the 43 people who died // Jill Schlesinger live on the latest tariffs/ May jobs report/ the diluted Volcker rule // Margaret Brennan on immigration reform/ international trade // Tom Tangney found First Reformed morose but compelling // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- five years after the death of Molly Conley, her mother clears the school lunch debt for the entire Lake Stevens school district // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil explains how Lebron can score 51 points and the Cavs can still lose/ which Mariners could be 2018 All-Stars

Thursday, May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

Hanna Scott on Mayor Durkan's latest homelessness proposal // Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- double whammy weekend of I-5 and Hwy 2 closures // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- stranger pays for $200 in purchases at Target // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the 4th straight Warriors-Cavs finals/ Mariners cool off just a bit // Pamela Falk live on the Babchenko affair

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Forgotten Cold War airliner from Tacoma still missing

On the eve of the 55th anniversary of the disappearance, a small group of family and friends of some of the 101 people lost on the flight are building new hope to find closure.

May 30, 2018

Feliks Banel with the quest for closure in the 1963 crash of Flight 293 out of McChord // Major Garrett on separating families at the border // Major Mike Lyons on the latest Gaza border fighting/ spending in Afghanistan // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- a chain of kindness for schoolkids to start their day // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on King Felix's woes/ Brandon Marshall joining the Seahawks // Dave Ross, Chris Sullivan, and Rep Mark Harmsworth on LCD license plates

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018

Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- DOT aims to slow down dangerous Hwy 524 with roundabouts // Alan Boyle from Geekwire on Jeff Bezos' plans for humanity in space // Col Jeff McCausland live on how much money we're spending on stabilization in Afghanistan // Marshall Allen from ProPublica on the absence of health insurer transparency // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- compassion for a tip jar thief // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the NHL Commissioner's comments on Seattle/ Mariners keep winning // David Fahrenthold live on the NKorea summit/ WaPo Puerto Rico hurricane report

Monday, May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018

Paging Dr. Cohen -- injectable bandages // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- a new car and a scholarship for a dedicated high school kid // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the Mariners sweep of Minnesota/ weekend trades // Jennifer Dulski, head of Groups & Communities at Facebook, author of Purposeful

Friday, May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018

Hanna Scott with good news for the Cleveland High School football team // Margaret Brennan, host of Face the Nation, on where we stand today with North Korea // Tom Tangney thinks the new Star Wars movie is kind of boring, but fans will enjoy it // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- 8th grader uses his video game money to help food bank // Sports Insider James Osborn on the MLB scientific study of the increase in home runs // Todd Herman live on Mayor Jenny Durkan's firearm storage law proposal